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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-01-2009, 11:00 PM Thread Starter
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Best prank I heard about today

http://buzz.yahoo.com/buzzlog/92422

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All Car and Driver magazine tried to do was drive a little levity into the auto industry bailout with a prank. The serious publication ran a joke story that announced that Obama had ordered Chevrolet and Dodge out of NASCAR if they wanted to keep their federal funds. For a brief web-fueled moment, NASCAR fans had to imagine a future of cheering on Japanese cars. Or worse, French ones. The horror.

Immediately, the Internet went crazy, with searches on "obama nascar" accelerating in Search and zooming across Twitter. Although the story was clearly marked a hoax, Car and Driver eventually pulled the fake story and apologized for going "too far."
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haha, i posted that story here too in the gm ceo resigns thread. oops

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Jus theard that now too! LoL!

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Some guy changed his birthday on Clsb, and had two pages of people wishing him a happy bd. the funny part is, he did the same thing last year, and some people fell for it two years in a row. Lulz.
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Not that NASCAR fans would get upset or anything......


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I heard it's going to take another week for the news to get thick into the the hills for the real fans to learn, so in about a week we should start hearing of people lighting their trailer homes on fire running through the woods screaming bloody murder.
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I heard it's going to take another week for the news to get thick into the the hills for the real fans to learn, so in about a week we should start hearing of people lighting their trailer homes on fire running through the woods screaming bloody murder.
Dang gummit, that theres funnah...

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