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Creepy still, but good to know it's fake.
Posted by Matt on Mar 29, 2015 - 12:14 AM
From the entry: The Cooper Family Falling Body Photo

WTH...thread goes dry in 2010 and Mr. Mojo Risin pops up from the WV MTNS. and posts this??? Hi Jim!!!
Posted by Robert Fairweather on Mar 28, 2015 - 02:10 PM
From the entry: Is Jim Morrison Alive?

For anyone familiar with Liechtenstein's geography, this picture and caption ("Women boarding a ship, on their way to Liechtenstein") might have been another clue...
Posted by Jochen on Mar 26, 2015 - 11:06 AM
From the entry: Brides for Liechtenstein

Can some one please tell me the names of the people in the photo? (wouldnt mind the name of the guy "falling"
Posted by BillyBob on Mar 6, 2015 - 12:17 AM
From the entry: The Cooper Family Falling Body Photo

How about using these photos as a sanity test on people pretending to be educated, intelligent and sentient beings?

If they think they could be fairies, we lock them up and deport them? smile

Solve a lot of our current problems.
Posted by Stuart Halliday on Mar 4, 2015 - 03:57 PM
From the entry: The Rossendale Fairies

This is fake as shit, nothing in this this is true. Its a bigger lie than Taylor Swifts love life. Its a dumbass doll. Sorry, but this is stupid.
Posted by Mr.Steal Your Girl on Mar 3, 2015 - 12:20 PM
From the entry: Abbagoochie

It seems to me the most probable reason for Poinsettia to be considered poisonous is it belongs to the Euphorbiaceae family, which includes many poisonous species, ie. Ricinus communis (castor beans). Specifically, the latex of all the speciues of the genus Euphorbia is considered to be poisonous. Given Euphorbia has more than 2000 species I doubt they have all been tested for toxicity, so this traditional view may by erring on the side of safety (moreover in plants the content of active substances can vary widely depending on a lot of factors, cultivation being an important one).
Posted by Mauro on Mar 2, 2015 - 06:58 AM
From the entry: The Myth of the Poisonous Poinsettia

this is only propaganda.they dont no muslim means mussalam iman no body can change his iman even you will show the elephant is flying muslim will never believe muslim only believe on god
Posted by EQBAL on Mar 1, 2015 - 12:09 AM
From the entry: Flying Horse in Saudi Arabia

I know the man who took these photos. That is his daughter and son in law's dog in England.
Posted by Matt Durham on Feb 26, 2015 - 06:11 PM
From the entry: Is the "Hercules the World's Biggest Dog" photo fake, as everyone has assumed?

Fareese is right. This is a joke. Religion is wrong, bad, counterproductive, and just foolish. People who teach this garbage to their kids should be whipped. All that aside Brunei looks lovely. Have a great day. Saad, logic will set you free from that silliness.
Posted by wes on Feb 26, 2015 - 11:02 AM
From the entry: Flying Horse in Saudi Arabia

That cant be real it is so fake look at the proof before you post man.
Posted by John lee on Feb 25, 2015 - 12:55 PM
From the entry: The Demon on a Hospital Bed

Back when I worked with adolescents in group homes, I had a client who did exactly that- eat toilet paper. Her pica was pretty strong and we limited her to one roll per day. Because of her drive, we had to control the TP for all the other clients. The worst part was trying to find a non-bleached and unscented TP that would be safe for her to eat.
Posted by Dave Eiffert on Feb 24, 2015 - 08:03 AM
From the entry: The Toilet-Paper Eating Mom

I am not a fan of Olympic games; nevertheless, I would like to inform everyone that there are no wolves in or around Sochi. There are jackals, but not plausibly in the Olympic village.
Posted by Russian Skeptic on Feb 24, 2015 - 04:16 AM
From the entry: The Wolf of Sochi

I am a flying horse and I find this insulting.
Posted by Fareese on Feb 23, 2015 - 04:01 AM
From the entry: Flying Horse in Saudi Arabia

Try to see the terms of islam accept islam.this is a miracle of Allah.Christians,you believe Allah but say he has a son Allah does not have any father,mother,son,daughter.My islamic brothers you should also try to spread islam.there is no jesus kind of thing there is only one god if there were many gods there were would be a conflict and fighting with gods please just try to be a muslim it will reallx be worth it.
Posted by m.saad on Feb 21, 2015 - 10:29 PM
From the entry: Flying Horse in Saudi Arabia

This video is real i am a muslim i believe this you can try to make people think it is fake.i warn you people embrace islam it will make your lives good if not in the world but on the day of judgment. I am trying to save your future please accept islam
Posted by m.saad on Feb 21, 2015 - 10:16 PM
From the entry: Flying Horse in Saudi Arabia

Where oh where to begin- You can see the string. The legs are not moving. It only has 2 legs. It is identical to known balloons. Only a deity worshiping savage would believe in such a thing in this day and age. You and all your invisible boogie-men are holding back the rest of humanity.
Posted by wes on Feb 20, 2015 - 04:11 PM
From the entry: Flying Horse in Saudi Arabia

Ha! Great Haiku J!
Posted by Josh on Feb 15, 2015 - 01:11 AM
From the entry: Upland Trout

The story seems totally believable to me. There's a whole TV series about people like her called "Freaky Eaters". I even know someone that should be on that show. A customer at the gas station I work at comes every couple of weeks and buys all the baby powder we have, and starts eating it right at the checkout.
Posted by Rev. Jason Russell Jones, Inc. on Feb 12, 2015 - 10:31 PM
From the entry: The Toilet-Paper Eating Mom

Hi all. I am the Sam Cowan referenced in the article, and for the record, I had nothing to do with this picture. I snagged it from a Something Awful "Post Creepy Photos" thread sometime between 2006 and 2009. I most definitely had no involvement in creating it, just thought it was cool. (Something Awful can be pretty dumb, but there are some good photo threads with stuff like that.) Sorry I can't add any more info!
Posted by Sam Cowan on Feb 1, 2015 - 10:05 AM
From the entry: The Cooper Family Falling Body Photo

I am truely in stuck in a state of amazement to see what so many people who never knew me, know what I should have, could have, or would have been in todays modern times...judgement is the poison of the human population! And a brick layer people! Get real! The whole reason I finished fucking college in the first place was to avoid getting an average every day shit job and the thought of being drafted was just overwhelming, I wanted to live my life just as all of you do. And there is one thing you have all let slip your narrow minds while comparing photographs...I have something mr.loyer or anyone else in this world has. The teeth...or what my attorney would call dental records.
Posted by mr. mojo risin on Jan 30, 2015 - 07:34 PM
From the entry: Is Jim Morrison Alive?

The story i had heard about this picture wasn't about ghosts at all... It was that some family moved into an old house and the husband went to take a photo, and as he took the photo a body fell from the ceiling. He's wearing a zip-up flannel, they've been around forever.. The "void" between the lady's legs, isn't a void, it's her legs -.-
I don't think a money would be hanging upside down in some family's house in the 1950s and i don't think it would have the body of a person
Posted by Katt on Jan 25, 2015 - 04:21 AM
From the entry: The Cooper Family Falling Body Photo

This story is not hoex
Posted by nick on Jan 23, 2015 - 04:36 PM
From the entry: Fake News: Indian Cobbler claims to be 179 years old

AND PROUD OF IT.........
Posted by kasey on Jan 15, 2015 - 06:19 PM
From the entry: Hodag

Krischn -- thanks for the translation correction! (Nitpicking is good!) Made a change above.
Posted by The Curator on Jan 15, 2015 - 07:48 AM
From the entry: Brides for Liechtenstein

Nice addition to the series on German April Fools hoaxes here lately. Thanks.

One thing to note: You translate "Société Anonyme" (abbr. "S.A.") as "Anonymous Society", however it's just the French equivalent to the German "A.G." i.e. "Aktiengesellschaft", which you correctly translated as "Inc.".

I guess you could call this a nitpicking post, but I think the term "Anonymous Society" conveys a certain meaning which was not intended by the creators of the hoax.

Posted by Krischn on Jan 14, 2015 - 01:28 PM
From the entry: Brides for Liechtenstein

Hee! Nice companion to, a parody of sleazy cash for gold scam sites which invites you to "swap your shabby tat for a tabby cat!"

It even includes a calculator to estimate how many cats of what size and breed you could get for a given amount of gold.
Posted by John Sullivan on Jan 13, 2015 - 11:29 AM
From the entry: Konstant Kitten

To Richard Bos:
Ah, this is exactly the question that the few thinking Russians ask...
Posted by Russian Skeptic on Jan 12, 2015 - 07:53 AM
From the entry: Russian propaganda warns of gay indoctrination

In fact, there is an old Russian joke about a peasant whose pig had prosthetic legs because he needed some jelly and did not want to kill the pig. I heard it in 1980s from my father who could have heard it as early as in 1960s. Its origin may be even pre-Soviet. However, nobody has taken it as anything other than joke.
Posted by Russian Skeptic on Jan 12, 2015 - 07:43 AM
From the entry: Lard From Live Pigs

I had a craving for paper from I was five or six yo and up to 16 or so. I didn't eat toilet paper - for some reason that sounds gross, even if it's not used - but newspapers.

So I think this story could very well be true.
Posted by Anders Svenneby on Jan 10, 2015 - 05:28 PM
From the entry: The Toilet-Paper Eating Mom

And are you kidding me about the movement thing? I wan’t to know who says he can’t see the horse move? Its moving all through out the video.. Its clearly running for Christ’s sake!!! I’m sorry I went to a school were they taught me that if I see the same object in two or more different instances and the objects place of rest or shape were different in both its called “MOVEMENT”. The posture of the horses legs are completely different before the start of the first second on 0:00 and on 0:02. That proves movement.
Posted by Clyde Yung D'souza on Jan 7, 2015 - 11:54 AM
From the entry: Flying Horse in Saudi Arabia

This is the 3rd seal mentioned in The Bible in Revelations. The black horse is the horse of famine. Conquest (Pestilence) and War are already on Earth and we see it everywhere all the time, especially War! Here comes the 3rd one. And for the record: The prophecy in Revelations says that a Black Horse will be seen, not mentioning whether it will be a live or a dead one, or whether we'll see it running or flying or standing or dying. The basic point of the prophecy is that people will see a black horse which was seen! End times are here people! Believe it or not like it or not, its here and its going to come soon regardless whether we are ready or not. So better to be ready than not. Choose sides quickly and stick by it. Either stay pure and stay by God's side or sin and get a chance to burn with the devil for eternity..
Posted by Clyde Yung D'souza on Jan 7, 2015 - 11:34 AM
From the entry: Flying Horse in Saudi Arabia

Posted by bamba on Jan 5, 2015 - 04:18 PM
From the entry: Flying Horse in Saudi Arabia

The person who forwarded it as if it was real was the worst. Without a disclaimer saying that it was for a photoshop competition. She has been messed up completely, Its been forwarded more than 2 million times and she is not safe. You SUCK!
Posted by Yvonne Wood on Jan 4, 2015 - 10:12 PM
From the entry: The Cheerleader Poops

This is true and the man raped the family. :(
Posted by Cornelious Naggerfagget on Jan 4, 2015 - 01:34 PM
From the entry: The Cooper Family Falling Body Photo

I am a Christian and I do believe the coming of Jesus is very near. However, I do not believe this is the black horse of revelation 6:5 as many of my fellow Christians seem to believe. For the black horse of Rev. 6:5 has a rider with a pair of scales (balance) in his hands, unlike this horse, which has no rider. Also, nowhere in Rev.6 are we lead to believe that the horse is a literally horse, all four horses are symbolic with the black horse representing famine (I don't know how one expects to see famine flying in the air on a rainy night). furthermore we are never told any of the horses of of Rev. 6 will be flying in the air.

As for the horse legs moving about, this horse is being tossed about by wind and rain on a poor quality video, it's likely you will see anything you want to see on such a video. Personally, this horse legs did not appear to be moving to me. I believe what Christians need to be focusing on is to study their bibles more (it is clearly needed) so they know the real signs of the time so they won't be distracted by flying baloons and be prepared and on guard for the return of Christ at all time, not just when weird video pops up n the internet.

God bless smile
Posted by Judi on Jan 2, 2015 - 02:42 PM
From the entry: Flying Horse in Saudi Arabia

I'd like to point out that Photography IS a type of art, so listing a photo under "art" does not automatically confirm said photo as fake.
Posted by Autumn J on Dec 31, 2014 - 06:50 PM
From the entry: The Cooper Family Falling Body Photo

That is not a ghost, it's a monkey hanging upside down. I copied the picture and opened in Gimp while playing with the Brightness-Contrast the eyes pope out as well as the rest of the face. It is most certainly a monkey wearing some zip up (yes it is a zipper) outfit.

It's blurry because the monkey is not standing still.
Posted by David G on Dec 27, 2014 - 10:14 AM
From the entry: The Cooper Family Falling Body Photo

Am I correct in assuming somebody lost their job over this?
Posted by Peter on Dec 24, 2014 - 08:39 AM
From the entry: The bogus store that never happened

The British ruled India during this old boys birth, and they were strict on record keeping.
Posted by peter on Dec 23, 2014 - 04:33 AM
From the entry: Fake News: Indian Cobbler claims to be 179 years old

to name a few:
Hot Dogs cannot bark.
Neither can dead dogs.
Posted by wayne on Dec 22, 2014 - 06:07 PM
From the entry: True or False: Not all dogs can bark

"So when darling daughter asks her dear daddy:"

The mistake the above commentator is making is in thinking that just because someone asked you a question, that you are morally obligated to answer it. That is simply not true, even if the person asking the question is your kid...actually, perhaps even especially. In this respect, people lie unnecessarily. Often the correct answer to a question is the truth: "that is none of your business."

For example, when a child asks you the dreaded question "where to babies come from?", the answer is the simple truth: "I'll tell you later when you will be able to understand." In the case given above, the answer is even more in this direction, and is the truth: "I love you. But I'm not going to answer that question, because there is no way I can answer it without potentially causing you harm, and you shouldn't be asking." Now that, in fact, is the truth. Even what people think is the correct answer ("I love you both equally") could potentially be harmful, because it reinforces the idea that she should be asking those sorts of questions.
Posted by godlessmath on Dec 20, 2014 - 07:18 PM
From the entry: Sam Harris Takes a Stance Against the Santa Lie

It's dubious but to me sounds pretty plausible in a sense - probably because I've gone through something similar, though in an infinitely smaller scale. Back when I had anemia I'd get cravings for paper - especially when I was stressed out, such as in school. I'd pick bits off the edges of my notebooks and eat them for the texture rather than the taste. I'd eat up to a sheet of paper a day that way during the height of this craving. I never ate toilet paper though - it gets all mushy and disgusting when wet. If someone had a strong craving for toilet paper I'd have no reason to doubt that they could eat "up to a roll" of it.
Posted by Cliodna on Dec 19, 2014 - 12:23 PM
From the entry: The Toilet-Paper Eating Mom

I don't want to have a debate about the flying horse..But i have to say one thing..REPENT ..THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS COMING...
Posted by AR Vinston on Dec 17, 2014 - 11:43 AM
From the entry: Flying Horse in Saudi Arabia

Banana oil is actually a lucky chance discovered over 100 years ago. It's a fairly simple compound isoamyl acetate that got called banana oil because it smelled a bit like bananas. It was actually one of the first artificial flavours.
Posted by Salviati on Dec 16, 2014 - 07:42 PM
From the entry: Was artificial banana flavor based on the Gros Michel banana?

I do remember something that sounds similar to this in the north of England as a child, growing in wood land and grassy areas, although they didn't really look like golf balls they where round and a similar size. We did call them golf balls or puf balls as when you spomped on on it popes with a cloud of spores. Maybe that is where the idea came from.
Posted by Elmo Jaxson on Dec 16, 2014 - 07:43 AM
From the entry: Golfballia ambusta

This might be truth, during british period, selective registration was going on, in Goa too, it was registered in the office of Civil
Registrar, provided men came with his records, if it is village, he has to come with two witnesses, if it is a chritian, he has to come with baptism certificate, it all depends on the moods of the Registrars, (Drunkards) {This is my statement because I have seen a drunkar registrar since my youn days who would be under the influence of Alcohol from morning till evening, only after taking bath at home he would not drink since he was a Brahmin}
So, itis possible that his registration was not done for some or the other reason,
Now, in the computer age, when ASI claims the age of structures, plants, young men and women on the basis of their cells, why not the government take initiative to verify the Age.
There should be no two way information to be false.

Posted by Goaca Kan on Dec 15, 2014 - 12:06 AM
From the entry: Fake News: Indian Cobbler claims to be 179 years old

I am from North West region of Cameroon, my grand mother is still alive I visited her recently she is 115 walking without stick or support. The only thing she can't do is cooking. God is keeping them for a purpose and is a blessing. I hope to hit 150 if God permit.
Posted by James Warren on Dec 14, 2014 - 02:55 PM
From the entry: Fake News: Indian Cobbler claims to be 179 years old

"World News Daily" sounds like the infamous "Weekly World News".
Posted by Cruel Cahal on Dec 13, 2014 - 11:56 PM
From the entry: Loggers accidentally cut down oldest tree

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