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Old 10 February 2016, 12:49 PM
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DawnStorm, its a leprechaun. Follow him to get his pot of gold!
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Old 10 February 2016, 02:18 PM
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Sue, they might well be spammers. Just because they register doesn't mean snopes clears them.

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Old 11 February 2016, 02:03 AM
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A man playing a violin at the entrance to a Salvation Army thrift shop. He didn't have a sign, so I don't think he was raising money for the charity. I think he was busking for tips.
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Old 11 February 2016, 02:28 AM
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Sue, they might well be spammers. Just because they register doesn't mean snopes clears them.

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I wonder if it's an ongoing thing and I just happened to notice. Saw a bunch more today. Someone is sure going to a lot of trouble to register multiple times and then not get to do anything!
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Old 11 February 2016, 02:53 AM
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I wonder if it's an ongoing thing and I just happened to notice. Saw a bunch more today. Someone is sure going to a lot of trouble to register multiple times and then not get to do anything!
Obviously it is a band of French-Arab ISIS members adopting fake names using Snopes' private messaging system under Homeland Security's radar to coordinate a terrorist attack using a squad of retired greyhounds.
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Old 11 February 2016, 11:38 AM
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Obviously it is a band of French-Arab ISIS members adopting fake names using Snopes' private messaging system under Homeland Security's radar to coordinate a terrorist attack using a squad of retired greyhounds.

All led by the secret Muslim in Chief, Barack Obama.
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Old 11 February 2016, 12:20 PM
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Remember , that's Barack HUSSEIN Obama!
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Old 11 February 2016, 06:56 PM
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I just saw an ad for "vegan leather". Am I just out of the loop or is this a relatively new thing.

http://eluxemagazine.com/magazine/wh...vegan-leather/
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Old 12 February 2016, 01:23 PM
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When I logged on to Snopes around 7 this morning, there were no new posts. Which means none for over twelve hours. And only 3 in the last 2 hours.

It's never this quiet on the boards!
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Old 12 February 2016, 01:35 PM
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Crius, maybe the Department of Homeland Security saw ATNM's post about ISIS and shut things down to investigate.
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Old 12 February 2016, 03:35 PM
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http://message.snopes.com/member.php?u=90923

Another example from the ones I've seen so far today. I know it's probably nothing serious but it is odd! Another odd thing I noticed is that the names are almost always English no matter what country they claim to be from. I guess it's possible a bunch of American expats who are confused about their age vs their birth date are joining from around the world at around the same time but that makes this even odder!
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Old 12 February 2016, 09:11 PM
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Sue there are bots (software) that do nothing other than sign up for boards and then spam them. They put in pseudo information that looks real to pass by humans and/or software barriers. (This is why a lot of signups require a captcha or other intervention to be passed before the registration will complete). Given that this board requires (or at least used to) a human to approve every poster, I'm going to guess they found a backdoor to exploit. Hopefully we don't start seeing tons of spam in the various forums.
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Old 12 February 2016, 10:54 PM
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A Sandhill Crane in the Publix parking lot. He/she/it was completely unfazed by the cars. I hope it doesn't get hit, because they're rather slow-moving compared to other birds.
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Old 13 February 2016, 02:37 AM
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When I logged on to Snopes around 7 this morning, there were no new posts. Which means none for over twelve hours. And only 3 in the last 2 hours.

It's never this quiet on the boards!
Well, I took the day off to go skiing.
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Old 15 February 2016, 01:25 PM
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So how did you put your pants on?
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Old 15 February 2016, 01:32 PM
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One leg at a time?
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Old 15 February 2016, 05:04 PM
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So how did you put your pants on?
It was so warm I just wore them as my only pants. It was actually so warm I was skiing in short sleeves much of the day. Which means I may not have needed special ski pants at all except I wanted something that wouldn't get wet if I fell down.
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Old 15 February 2016, 05:56 PM
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One leg at a time?
GenYus, you jest, but that is not always the best way, particularly with tight or bulky pants.
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Old 15 February 2016, 06:03 PM
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It is clearly best because no legs at a time takes forever!
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Old 15 February 2016, 11:35 PM
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It's almost as hard hen someone is pulling your leg.
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