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Old 10 December 2008, 12:44 AM
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Is the person saying this themselves, or is it a part of the forwarded/cut-and-pasted letter? If someone is falsely telling people that they themselves have checked snopes, then you should call them on it; it's clearly a lie, and a cruel one at that. If they're simply saying, "Hey, look at this letter!", and the letter is the one citing snopes, you should probably PM them and tell them that the letter is untrue, and let them take the necessary steps. This isn't their fault, as they are only making an assumption that the letter is telling the truth; it's not a good idea (as the TROLL pages point out), but the poster isn't trying to be cruel or malicious.

Also, I once stubbed my toe and shouted, "Mikkelson!" Does that count as taking snopes' name in vain?
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