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Old 26 February 2012, 05:16 AM
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Comment: THIS IS TRUE!!
Me and my boyfriend were at a new hotel.
as we were having sex we noticed a smell and complained. the next day we
had our bedroom cleaned, we saw a body of a small girl i think she was 6
but i don't know, either way we found a decomposing body in our room!
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Old 01 March 2012, 07:07 PM
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Comment: I just want to let you know that it is true that identity of your
credit cards can be photographed by cell phones. My friend was victim to
this as she stood in line at a Costco. The perps took a photo of her
card, then filmed her punching in her PIN number at the cashier. They
(the scammers) proceeded to remove money from her bank account. Thanks.
If you need more info I can give you her email.
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Old 03 March 2012, 03:40 AM
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Comment: Comment on a child named Le-a or La-a. Those names are not that
uncommon. My daughter recently had a patient at Baptist Hospital in
Birmingham, AL named La-a. Daughter inquired of a nurse how to pronounce
the name: Ladasha. Yes, it is for real.
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Old 06 March 2012, 12:36 AM
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Comment: I just wanted to send you some updated info for you to verify...
I was sent an email forward about a "Reverse PIN Panic Code" (in the event
of a mugging you can enter your PIN in reverse to alert the police) and
just like all similar forwarded emails I checked with your website to
verify the legitimacy (found here:
http://www.snopes.com/business/bank/pinalert.asp) Your website states this
info is false & I mentioned this to my husband who happens to be a bank
manager with Bank of America. My husband told me that the PIN reversal is
actually now TRUE as of very recently, only the past few months. Entering
your PIN in reverse does indeed alert bank security who in turn contacts
the police. This email would have been a hoax previously and perhaps due
to the circulation of this email, perhaps banks took action on this idea.
The information is true for Bank of America and my husband believes most
other banks but individuals would have to check with their specific bank
to verify this is accurate for other banks as well. However, trying to
remember this info & come up with your PIN backwards when in a panic
situation may not be all that easy. It is better to just hand over the
$$$, money is replaceable, your life is not. All money in the bank is
insured, if a mugger takes it, file a claim immediately (in most cases you
have only 12-24 hours to file a claim) & the bank can get your money back
to you (up to $250,000) within 24 hours.
Just thought I would update you with this new info for you to update your
records. Obviously you will verify the accuracy for yourselves. I
appreciate the trustworthiness of your website & having the ability to
verify all the information floating around out there!
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Old 09 March 2012, 12:38 AM
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Comment: Dear Snopes..this story regarding mopheen is true as it happened
to my husband during his pediatric residency at University of Maryland in
1984. He told this story many times while the director of Pediatric
Intensive Care at St Francis Hospital from 1988-1994. St Francis Hospital
is in Tulsa Oklahoma. My husband and I do not frequent your site, but was
alerted to this misinformation by my son.
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Old 09 March 2012, 09:48 PM
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Comment: How many times have I written you over the last several years -
yet you never make a correction - only thank me for telling you where I
heard it. I didn't hear it. We've SEEN it. I refer to cruise
(un)control. It happened in the time frame you suggest in Arnprior,
Ontario, Canada. A gentleman from Japan was here on business and had some
time between his two appointments. So he rented an RV to see some of the
country. As your version suggests, he assumed that cruise control was
akin to automatic pilot and went to the rear to make himself a sandwich.
The vehicle went off the road doing considerable damage to the vehicle,
but he escaped serious injury. We have seen the remains on the dealer's
lot in Arnprior and heard the story from the dealer. How much more proof
do you need. I do not know if the dealer is still in business, but surely
someone in Arnprior must know the story.
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Old 27 March 2012, 07:51 PM
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Comment: To; Whom it may concern...

On the artice "Grateful Millionaire", you say that it is false. I am
writing to inform you that it is true, it is VERY true. Not only did
Trump confess to it on national t.v. during his television show "The
Apprentice", but he also told my wifes cousin who just happened to be his
golfing partner for a few years. It also helps when the guy's walking
around with a house that's mortgage free, thanks to a letter that's
personally signed by Trump telling him that his house is now paid off.
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Old 28 March 2012, 05:32 AM
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It also helps when the guy's walking
around with a house that's mortgage free, ...
Can't be that big a house, when he's walking around with it.

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Old 28 March 2012, 01:20 PM
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I am
writing to inform you that it is true, it is VERY true. Not only did
Trump confess to it on national t.v. during his television show "The
Apprentice", but he also told my wifes cousin who just happened to be his
golfing partner for a few years. It also helps when the guy's walking
around with a house that's mortgage free, thanks to a letter that's
personally signed by Trump telling him that his house is now paid off.
So it's not only true but very true...well that's convinced me, cause if it was only true..well I would have my doubts. I could also get a letter signed by Trump saying the same thing, don't think the bank would care though, maybe because it is signed by Roy Trump who is in non way connected to Donald Trump.
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Old 28 March 2012, 09:22 PM
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Can't be that big a house, when he's walking around with it.

Don "snail" Enrcio
What is he like one of those cartoon turtles that when he goes inside his shell it has everything like a sofa, TV, bed, kitchen?
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Old 31 March 2012, 07:08 PM
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Comment: People are targeting kids. My daughter is eleven and her friend
says some guy gave her POP rocks at the school bus stop and she got sick.
After her urine was tested, meth was found to be present. He told her it
was candy. How is that not targeting kids? Parents beware!
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Old 11 April 2012, 06:36 AM
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Comment: This is a true story, it happened on Lakenheath Air Force Base in
England in early/mid 90's. Father returned from a deployment in the Middle
East. The wife had mentioned about going on a road trip to visit
friends/family somewhere. The children's ages where 3 and 1.

This service member worked with my father.
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Old 11 April 2012, 07:19 AM
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Comment: I have a comment regarding the "Working Stiff" article. Sometime
within the past year (I can't exactly remember the date) at a local iron
foundry, that employs both my uncle and brother, the same instance
occurred, albeit for a much shorter time period. It was a shut down day
for the plant so the only people who showed up were the two security
guards, one of which showed up late. In the office when he arrived was
the other guard, hunched over his desk. The late guard assumed he was
sleeping and went along with his job, when he returned he checked on the
other guard, and he sat down to watch a movie. The guard repeated this
process for the rest of the day. it wasn't until he was about to leave
that he finally realized something was wrong and called 911. The guard
had had a heart attack shortly after arriving for work, and the living
guard was fired.
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Old 11 April 2012, 07:48 PM
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Comment: About the story dubbed an urban legend about the African American
that named her twins Orangejello and Yellowjello... Dr. Jim Sears of the
television show The Doctors was quoted on a show originally aired in
December and reran again today Wednesday, April 11, 2012 as saying he had
at one time had twin patients come into his practice with these exact
names. So, while at one time it may have been an urban legend, someone
has brought it to fruition.
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Old 13 April 2012, 09:29 PM
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Comment: Jamie Lee Curtis has "Testicular Feminizing Syndrome" She was
born with testicles, that never descended, but her body doesn't have
receptors for the testosterone hormone so she developed as a woman. She
has a normal outer 2/3rds of a vagina but she doesn't have a cervix or
uterus. No penis or huge clitoris. Her descended testicles were removed
in a surgery when she was in her teens. She's doesn't or never did have
ambiguous or mixed genitalia. Read about TFS and you'll see that the
features fit her to a T. Usually tall, striking features. They frequently
have spectacular breasts. Kim Novack is rumored to have the same syndrome.
I got my information from an anesthesiology who knows the anesthesiologist
that put her to sleep for her surgery.
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Old 04 May 2012, 05:48 PM
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Comment: I must tell you
that many years ago, probably 30 or more, two children were abducted from
Kings Island amusement park by two adults in their 50's or 60's. They did
alter the children's appearance by changing their clothes and put hats on
them as well. They way the parents were able to find them was by their
specific shoes they were wearing. Research it as I may not be remembering
all the details, but I was a teenager when this happened and I remember
this happening. So your story is not entirely true.
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Old 04 May 2012, 09:18 PM
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Comment: So your story is not entirely true.
That's the only part of this email that I consider believable.

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Old 18 June 2012, 05:58 PM
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Comment: AS a rule I wouldn't be bothered in such cases as I do not care
nor have any interest in these sorts of rumors, however I do have a
somewhat first hand knowledge of the story a bout Richard Gear and the
Gerbil. My family has a friend who was the head admissions nurse at a
hospital in Arcadia Ca. at the time that the rumor about Richard Gear
started. She in turn told us that she knew, and was friends with, the
head admissions nurse at the hospital in Hollywood where Gear was
supposedly admitted. Our friend Nurse called us that very night of the
supposed occurrence and told us that she received a call from her friend
from that hospital in Hollywood to tell her that she was there in person
to witness Richard Gear's arrival and admittance. We were told that he
was in fact admitted for having a small rodent lodged in his rectum, which
was later removed and identified as a gerbil. All of the people involved
in the relaying of this story are credible, reliable and of sound mind.
And so, I would venture to say that the story is in fact true.
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Old 20 June 2012, 11:24 AM
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All of the people involved
in the relaying of this story are credible, reliable and of sound mind.
And so, I would venture to say that the story is in fact true.
I'd say people in the medical field who so willingly violate HIPAA laws can't be called "credible, reliable and of sound mind". Also, who the heck is Richard *Gear*?
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Old 20 June 2012, 04:57 PM
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I'd say people in the medical field who so willingly violate HIPAA laws can't be called "credible, reliable and of sound mind".
But HIPAA didn't exist until well after this rumor began circulating.
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