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The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900

Jean Gauntt, the Immortal Baby, 1939
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
Snowball the Monster Cat, 2000
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
The Crown Prince Regent of Thulia, 1954
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Mothers Against Videogame Addiction and Violence
Posted by The Curator on Mon Nov 29, 2004
Is your child receiving poor grades in school in every subject except Computer Education? Is your child spending a lot of time in their bedroom and at home? Then he or she may be suffering from videogame addiction. Mothers Against Videogame Addiction and Violence (MAVAV) is a group that's trying to educate parents about this growing threat. Check out some of the articles on their site, such as "E3: The Evil Entertainment Expo" or "EverQuest: A Threat to Society?" I could imagine a group like this being real, but it's just a hoax created by David Yoo way back in 2002. On this page Yoo describes why he created...
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