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Another urban legend? You should check out Snopes before sending me this stuff.
Man, Snopes is really great--independent fact-checkers trawling our collective discourse, filtering out misinformation.
Yeah, but they have their dark side. The couple that runs snopes.com also runs a network of spam servers that start many of those forwarded stories in the first place, ensuring they'll always have business.
That's absurd. Plus, it's definitely not true--it was debunked by...
... Oh my God.
alt text: The MythBusters are even more sinister.
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