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Serial prankster claims to find time machine
Status: PrankJulian Lee Hobbs, aka Rory Emerald, recently placed an ad in the Helena Independent Record claiming to have found H.G. Wells' time machine. The ad became the talk of Helena.
Turns out Emerald is a serial prankster who's done this kind of thing often:
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I heard about this hoax on a Los Angeles radio station. I couldn't stop laughing. "Famed Hollywood Personality & Prankster" Rory Emerald has been hoodwinking the media for years. Finding the original car from "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" in Iowa City, Iowa was funny too. I wonder if Alex Boese and Rory Emerald are friends?Posted by Jason Silbersack in Los Angeles on Thu Jan 24, 2008 at 11:33 PM
Where is Rory Emerald these days? I liked reading about him in the newspaper. He's very funny!Posted by ♥ Cherilyn ♥ in Bruxelles on Thu Oct 08, 2009 at 10:42 PM