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#Fake

Viral 'homophobic' receipt is a fake, say the people alleged to have written it
# Whodunnit?
# Whodunnit?

Viral 'homophobic' receipt is a fake, say the people alleged to have written it

Nov 26th 2013, 11:26 AM 6,001 Views 1 Comment

So who wrote the note? Hmm.

Poll: Have you been sold fake goods online?
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Poll: Have you been sold fake goods online?

Jul 27th 2013, 10:02 AM 8,241 Views 39 Comments

A new report says that the number of fake products seized in Northern Ireland has rocketed in just one year.

US TV station caught out by racist joke about plane crash pilots' names
# Asiana Airlines
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# Asiana Airlines

US TV station caught out by racist joke about plane crash pilots' names

Jul 13th 2013, 2:21 PM 43,217 Views 69 Comments

“Sum Ting Wong,” “Wi Tu Lo,” “Ho Lee Fuk,” and “Bang Ding Ow” were not the pilots’ names…

Cigarettes, tobacco and counterfeit vodka seized in €1.5 million sting operation
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# Black Market

Cigarettes, tobacco and counterfeit vodka seized in €1.5 million sting operation

May 9th 2013, 7:35 PM 10,339 Views 55 Comments

Gardaí and Revenue seized more than three million cigarettes in two separate raids.

Man who hurt himself on Winning Streak: what happened next?
# One Hand Clapping
# One Hand Clapping

Man who hurt himself on Winning Streak: what happened next?

Apr 17th 2013, 3:44 PM 8,007 Views 1 Comment

A highly amusing comedy video.

12 of the dodgiest fake designer goods ever
# Faking It
# Faking It

12 of the dodgiest fake designer goods ever

Apr 11th 2013, 10:53 AM 23,766 Views 0 Comments

Fake it until you make it. Or at least laugh at this lot.

April Fools: Our 7 favourite sports pranks of all time
# More Fool You
From The42
# More Fool You

April Fools: Our 7 favourite sports pranks of all time

Apr 1st 2013, 7:01 AM 4,295 Views 1 Comment

Because there ain’t no fool like an April fool.

Fake Tahitian prince sentenced to 14 years in jail
# Fake Prince
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# Fake Prince

Fake Tahitian prince sentenced to 14 years in jail

Mar 19th 2013, 2:45 PM 9,850 Views 12 Comments

The fake prince, who stole almost €13 million, signed documents using the letters HRH, short for His Royal Highness, and also had a fake crown.

Portugal police 'seize world's largest haul of counterfeit euros'
# Counterfeit
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# Counterfeit

Portugal police 'seize world's largest haul of counterfeit euros'

Feb 21st 2013, 9:39 AM 6,261 Views 27 Comments

Police confiscated a total of €380,200 in fake 200-euro notes.

Fake photos that took (most of) us in online
# Fake
# Fake

Fake photos that took (most of) us in online

Nov 3rd 2012, 9:45 AM 41,732 Views 29 Comments

When Superstorm Sandy hit the USA, sharing photos online helped people keep up with its progress – but some fakes appeared along the way.

Need to make your ex jealous? Fake girlfriend will help you, for $5
# Girlfriend For Hire
# Girlfriend For Hire

Need to make your ex jealous? Fake girlfriend will help you, for $5

Apr 27th 2012, 2:43 PM 4,418 Views 0 Comments

A new website will hook you up with your ‘dream girl’ to send you postcards, give you advice, or drive your ex wild…

Revenue warns that fake brand alcohol can cause blindness
# Alcohol
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# Alcohol

Revenue warns that fake brand alcohol can cause blindness

Jan 24th 2012, 3:49 PM 4,938 Views 39 Comments

The most commonly counterfeited alcoholic drinks are spirits – particularly vodka, and these drinks can have severe and fatal effects.

Column: The coach told me I could never be a wrestler because of my stroke - he was wrong
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# Don't Stop Believing

Column: The coach told me I could never be a wrestler because of my stroke - he was wrong

Dec 31st 2011, 10:04 AM 532 Views 0 Comments

Irish wrestler Ciaran Gallagher talks about wrestling with the use of one arm, the inherent dangers of the sport and why people should take it more seriously.

Has The Onion gone too far with #CongressHostage story?
# The Onion
# The Onion

Has The Onion gone too far with #CongressHostage story?

Sep 29th 2011, 7:20 PM 3,204 Views 28 Comments

A ‘news story’, tweets and now a video falsely claim there is a hostage situation involving young children at the United States Congress building in Washington. It has not gone down well in some quarters.

Apple on brink of becoming most valuable company on Earth
# Apple
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# Apple

Apple on brink of becoming most valuable company on Earth

Jul 20th 2011, 11:03 AM 415 Views 7 Comments

The company’s profits have soared ahead of the release of its new OSX Lion system – but a few people in China want a slice of the action…

New guidelines on 'sham marriages' introduced
# Marriage
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New guidelines on 'sham marriages' introduced

Oct 9th 2010, 10:35 AM 777 Views 0 Comments

ID and ambassadorial approval now required for non EU citizens marrying in Ireland after EU pressure.