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# fake - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Viral 'homophobic' receipt is a fake, say the people alleged to have written it
# Whodunnit?
From The Daily Edge
# 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.

# fake - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Poll: Have you been sold fake goods online?
# Your Say
# Your Say

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.

# fake - Saturday 13 July, 2013

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

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

Jul 13th 2013, 2:21 PM 43,235 Views 69 Comments

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

# fake - Thursday 9 May, 2013

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

# fake - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Man who hurt himself on Winning Streak: what happened next?
# One Hand Clapping
From The Daily Edge
# 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.

# fake - Thursday 11 April, 2013

12 of the dodgiest fake designer goods ever
# Faking It
From The Daily Edge
# Faking It

12 of the dodgiest fake designer goods ever

Apr 11th 2013, 10:53 AM 23,768 Views 0 Comments

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

# fake - Monday 1 April, 2013

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 - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

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

# fake - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Portugal police 'seize world's largest haul of counterfeit euros'
# Counterfeit
# 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 - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Fake photos that took (most of) us in online
# Fake
From The Daily Edge
# 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.

# fake - Saturday 30 June, 2012

# fake - Friday 27 April, 2012

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

# fake - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

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

# fake - Saturday 31 December, 2011

Column: The coach told me I could never be a wrestler because of my stroke - he was wrong
# Don't Stop Believing
From The42
# 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.

# fake - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Has The Onion gone too far with #CongressHostage story?
# The Onion
From The Daily Edge
# 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.

# fake - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

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

# fake - Saturday 9 October, 2010

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

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.