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Old 07 December 2007, 10:08 PM
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Comment: As a student at UCLA in the early '90s, I can confirm that this
is true. One evening in 1990, I was leaving the dorm cafeteria as it was
closing. They were in process of brining in food from a delivery truck.
The side of one box was labeled: "HOTDOGS GRADE D BUT EDIBLE". I refute
your findings that this is false having seen it first hand.
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Old 09 December 2007, 01:33 AM
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I suppose it would be worse if he claimed that the hotdogs were classified as "D grade" because they had been frozen and made the rounds of the sorority girls.
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Comment: John Dillinger's preserved penis.
When I was a young boy in the 6th or 7th grade (1968 or 69) my class went
on a field trip to Washington. We went to some medical museum where there
were jars of preserved body parts. Up high on a shelf, me and a couple of
my buddies saw the penis of john Dillinger in a jar labeled as such. This
is absolutly true because to this very day I still remember it. We talked
and giggled about this for many days. I guess this is why it was removed
from view. But I am here to tell you that I saw it with my own eyes and
it really did exist!
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Old 18 December 2007, 06:03 AM
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Comment: Johnny CArson and Zsa Zsa,

I know you won't believe me, but I saw the episode. But Johnny did not say
anything. Zsa Zsa said, "Would you like to pet my pussy?" and he just gave
a look out to the audience, that hilarious look of whoa! Did you hear
that?

Zsa Zsa did get annoyed at the face and walked off set.

Of course, I cannot prove it, but I know what I saw!
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Old 18 December 2007, 09:58 AM
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Comment: John Dillinger's preserved penis.
When I was a young boy in the 6th or 7th grade (1968 or 69) my class went
on a field trip to Washington. We went to some medical museum where there
were jars of preserved body parts. Up high on a shelf, me and a couple of
my buddies saw the penis of john Dillinger in a jar labeled as such. This
is absolutly true because to this very day I still remember it. We talked
and giggled about this for many days. I guess this is why it was removed
from view. But I am here to tell you that I saw it with my own eyes and
it really did exist!
Ok, I wasn't born in 1968 or 1969, but I have seen photographs from that period of time.

Now, if I was in the 6th or 7th grade, and taking a trip to Washington DC, I'd pack a camera.

And, if I visited a museum where the wang of anyone, let alone John Dillinger, was on display, I'd consider that something worthy of film. Primarily because I'm going to want to tell people about the Pickled Dick of DC when I get back home, and I know no one is going to believe me.

So, in all this time, over the course of a minimum of 39 years, not one teenage Butthead prototype or giggly teenage girl ever took a snapshot of the Capital Cock?
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Old 30 December 2007, 04:53 AM
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Comment: I am writing to possibly eliminate one urban legend which is
actually true. Its the saltpeter article under military. I was a Marine
from 1997 to 2002 and they DO NOT use saltpeter in regular enlisted mens
food, however it IS used for the first 10 weeks of boot camp! We know
because 1) they told us it was going to be used upon arrival (not just to
keep libido down, but mostly because this is the age of "dont ask, dont
tell" and a homosexual erection in a shower with 60 naked guys could be
catastrophic!! 2) The whole time we were there, a number of us, including
myself, tried masturbating in vain using everything from pictures of our
girlfriends to magazine ads. COMPLETELY USELESS!!! However, when the 11th
or so week rolls around (when we already earned the title of Marine and in
so doing earned the rights to noticeably less populated showers (from 60
or so to 5, 4, sometimes solo), we ALL noticed that our erections had
returned (with a vengeance!). Every night for the following week, the head
was crowded with guys taking turns going to rub one out. I dont usually
dispute stuff like this, but i KNOW it to be true at least in the early
stages of Marine recruit training.
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Comment: Andy Rooney on older women

You report this is FALSE.....Sorry, but it is TRUE....I personally watched
the segment...and know he did air it.
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Comment: I am writing to possibly eliminate one urban legend which is
actually true. Its the saltpeter article under military. I was a Marine
from 1997 to 2002 and they DO NOT use saltpeter in regular enlisted mens
food, however it IS used for the first 10 weeks of boot camp! We know
because 1) they told us it was going to be used upon arrival (not just to
keep libido down, but mostly because this is the age of "dont ask, dont
tell" and a homosexual erection in a shower with 60 naked guys could be
catastrophic!! 2) The whole time we were there, a number of us, including
myself, tried masturbating in vain using everything from pictures of our
girlfriends to magazine ads. COMPLETELY USELESS!!! However, when the 11th
or so week rolls around (when we already earned the title of Marine and in
so doing earned the rights to noticeably less populated showers (from 60
or so to 5, 4, sometimes solo), we ALL noticed that our erections had
returned (with a vengeance!). Every night for the following week, the head
was crowded with guys taking turns going to rub one out. I dont usually
dispute stuff like this, but i KNOW it to be true at least in the early
stages of Marine recruit training.
That's good enough for me - alert the media and let's run an exposť! Headline: "Provisions Poisoned: Pentagon Posits that 'Peter keeps Peckers from Popping; Limp Leathernecks Wait Weeks to Whack Winkies"

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Old 19 February 2008, 02:02 AM
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Comment: I just read your article on "Grade D, but edible" meats...

I actually saw this myself (I did not hear through someone else) on one of
the nutrician brochures you can ask for at TacoBell several years ago.

I have never received an email about this, nor did I start one. After
reading your article I dug through the TacoBell website to see if there
was any evidence of this, but it looks like they no longer use that
statement.

I don't know about any schools, prisons, or even any other fast food
restaurants for that matter... But I am 100% sure that TacoBell did at one
point print it in a a nutrician brochure.
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Old 19 February 2008, 02:03 AM
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Comment: I happened upon http://www.snopes.com/racial/language/names.asp

I do agree that these tales of parents unknowingly naming their children
ridiculous names can show certain groups in a bad light, and these
forwards are damaging to our society. However, I do remember one specific
example of an (African American?) woman on an Oprah show YEARS AGO--I
believe I was a teenager, so it would've likely been in the 1990's. The
show was about "unusual names" and included guests with strange names, as
well as those in the Guiness Book of World Records for having the longest
name, the name with the most vowels, etc.
Without realizing what she was doing, this guest had named her twin
daughters Ragina (ra GEE na) and Vagina (va GEE na). Of course, when
people would read the girl's name, they pronounced it otherwise and
embarrassed her--Oprah felt bad for her!

I don't know WHY I remembered that after all these years, but I guess it
stuck with me because I felt so bad for the girl. I am 100%
no-doubt-about-it sure it can be found in the Oprah show archives.
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I am 100% no-doubt-about-it sure it can be found in the Oprah show archives.
Then, you shouldn't be worried about putting your money where your mouth is. How much do you want to wager?

Hello?

*crickets chirping*
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Old 28 February 2008, 09:56 PM
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Comment: I was looking in your racial/rumors/language section and I
noticed a false mark on your urban legend on the password game where one
person says "doe" and the other person says "knob". I know that this is
true because I have actually seen the clip. However, I can't remember
where I saw it but I remember this one because it was hilarious.
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Old 21 March 2008, 08:58 AM
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Comment: i lived in salinas,ca. for one year. big gang turf war. red or blue, north
or south sider. yes, if they drove at night without the headlamps on, it
was to TEST a member of the gang to see if he/she were "down" for the
gang. i know this because i was never into the gang life. being hispanic,
i made friends with the two gangs in my high school. never hung out with
any of them outside of school but had to study with them. two guys did let
me know that if i did see a car without headlights on,ignore it. damn
right i did see cars driving around like that. as they would pass by,sure
enough it was a "homeboy" driving with a car load. i did not read all the
story you have posted but the source you have is wrong.just my facts i saw
with my two eyes.
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Old 24 March 2008, 04:14 PM
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Comment: i know this because i was never into the gang life.
So, because I have no experience with the item you're debunking, it must be true?

Seaboe
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Comment: I was listening to some friend's country music compilation tonight and I
heard some John Denver songs. The depth and beauty of the music/words
always moves me. Tonight, while listening, these songs also left me with
a uneasy feeling inside. And then I remembered why.

27 years ago in Spring 1981, my fiancee and I (both Jehovah's Witnesses),
along with 2 other college classmates were excited to see John Denver in
Concert in Saratoga Springs, NY. The weather was perfect, and several
families had blankets spread out on the grass on the outskirts of the
semi-covered concert arena.

As the concert started, John Denver began with an annoucement. In a calm,
mild voice he asked if there were any Jehovah's Witnesses there, and if so
would they please leave, that he didn't want to play his music for us. He
added that our tickets would be fully refunded at the gate. After a bit of
uneasy silence, he began his concert.

We sat through the rest of the concert, partly in shock, partly in
disbelief. Maybe if my fiancee and I had come in our own car and not come
in someone else's, we would have left, but we came with 2 non-witness
classmates. Later, as we drove the 2 hours back home, we tried to figure
out what had happened, and possibly why.

The question of why never was really answered, so tonight, in some effort
to find out why this happened, I Googled the words 'John Denver witnesses'
and came across your page.

Based on your page, I still don't know why. But I am writing this to let
you know that my wife (fiancee) and I experienced this firsthand. And to
that extent, some of what is being reported is true and has occurred at
least once.

I know nothing of anything else that has or has not happened with any
other event or artist involving Jehovah's Witnesses. After reading your
page, I hope all the rest is totally untrue.

I am not angry, but deeply saddened by what happened. I find it
incomprehensible that the poetic writer of such beauty, could have this
unpleasant and insensitive side.

Please e-mail me if you every do find out why, or what distressed him into
feeling the way he did. You may also e-mail me back if you have further
questions.

I just felt the need to write. But I don't feel any better.
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Old 23 April 2008, 02:21 AM
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Comment: Groucho Marx was known for making risque remarks. Yes he did make
the remark about the cigar to the woman with a lot of kids. And like a lot
of the shows back then, it was presented live
The exact statement was " I love my cigar, but I take it out every now and
then." Then he wiggled his cigar as he always did when he made a risque
statement. My mother would not let us watch his show after that.
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Comment: Claim:Barack Obama urged his supports to join him in changing
"the greatest nation in the history of the world."

Status:False.


okay this is definately true.I watched the news and heard him say it.Why
would every station alter what he said?He did say it.
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Comment: i submitted a response in regards to the password/doe rumor in
the language section of race or whatever and you have it WRONG ---- it was
"super password" and it is true, i seen it myself on a blooper show hosted
by dick clark a long time ago!!!!! it's the fact that you havent
substantiated this rumor as true that devalues your entire sites
credibility to me and i pass this information on to everyone who uses you
as a reference.
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Old 08 May 2008, 07:18 PM
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Comment: Perhaps I'm halucinating, but I saw the program with the black
man saying, "Knob."

The show was Password. The word was 'money'. Alan Alda said, "Dough."
When the man said, "Knob," Alan busted out laughing. Someone explained and
the black man joined in the laughter. Alan apologized and the man took it
in good humor.

I have no idea what year it was or what state I was living in. Dad was
airforce, but it could have been after I was grown. My mom was also in the
room, but she has passed on so that source of confirmation is gone.

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Comment: Your answer concerning www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/password.asp was
incorrect. It is TRUE. I saw that particular show...in fact, if memory
serves me correctly the celebrity "white man" was the first Colonel on
M*A*S*H...Maclean Stevenson. The black fellows answer had everyone
laughing so hard they had to go to a commercial. I remember it very
clearly.

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Comment: Regarding the "doe" and "knob" game show incident,
I recall watching a clip where the celeb. host was Burt Reynolds and the
contestant a black lady.
I recall Burt collapsing onto the floor laughing.
Now I'm wondering if I was watching a "doctored" clip.
Quite possible, I'm sure.
I even thought I remembered him making an apology,
but you know how we hardly ever remember things the way they actually
were.
Just curious as I didn't see Burt's name anywhere and I do remember
watching it.

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Comment: I witnessed this episode on Password with Tom Selleck. I know I
wasn't imagining this!!!! He literally fell off of his chair. The older
woman was a bit stoic and everyone seemed sorry for her in spite of all.
Having grown up in Louisiana, I've heard such dialect all my life. It
wasn't long after this I read an aritcle in the then Dallas Times Herald
that there was a lawsuit pending and I never heard another word about
this. I felt that this was the reason this was never shown on any blooper
show...for obvious reasons. I feel this should be researched more as I did
not dream about this and never heard of any other such thing happening.

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Comment: I remember in my younger days,watching an episode of Dick Clarks
game show The $---Dollar Pyramid.The contestant was a black female,& the
clue doe was given.Her response was knob.I'm not sure who the celebrity
guest was,I think it was Anson Williams(not sure tho)I believe the answer was
"words used to describe currency" I'll check around & see what I can come up
with in reguards to this. Mabey your resourses can find an episode,this was in
syndication when I saw it.

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Comment: I have enjoyed visiting your website. The "Doe" knob story you
claim never happened actually did. I came home one afternoon to find my
Father laughing,I asked him what it was about and he described the incident
you were talking about. I thought very little of it (although I did not believe
when I first heard it). I saw the film clip of it years later when it was on the
news that the black women decided to sue the show. The celebrity that gave
the clue was John Davidson and it was a black women contestant who
responded with "knob" as her answer. I believe the show was one of the
pyramid shows. The time frame had to be in the mid eighties or so. I would
think this would be fairly easy to verify.
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Old 08 May 2008, 07:22 PM
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Well, that sorts it out once and for all!
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