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Let's Make A Hoax!

The contestant whose hoax that garners most national attention wins money and a small place in history.
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Several contestants, or contestant teams try to set up a hoax of sorts. Over several weeks, the impact of the hoax is examined. The one that becomes the most publicised and most believed to be true wins the prize, and a small place in history.

However, for this to work, the entire series must be shot before actual first airing of the show. Anyone involved who reveals the existence of the show before it is actually revealed to the public gets sued...big time.

mrkillboy, Aug 25 2000

Leeds 13 http://www.leeds.ac...gPlaces/indx02.html
Fine Art students hoax the UK media.
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       Too easy. Today, with Photoshop, you can put Oswald's head on ANYBODY'S body. . . .
deacon, May 31 2001

       i wish someone would put their head on MY body.
love of carnage, Oct 04 2001

       What do you look like, and where do you live?   

       <Oh, come on...SOMEONE had to say it!>
StarChaser, Oct 06 2001

       ever watched trigger happy tv? Not quite hoaxing on a national scale, but comedy none the less (and of a similar genre).
kaz, Oct 10 2001

       in today's news: Computers are not the best thing since sliced bread since sliced bread should never be called sliced bread but as 20 seperate pieces of bread that have been cut. So from now on everything should be the best thing since 20 seperate pieces of bread that have been cut was invented.
RomansD, Apr 02 2002

       Where's the error in the common usage, [RomansD]?   

       "20 seperate pieces of bread that have been cut" == "bread that has been sliced" == "sliced bread"
jester, Apr 05 2002

       brett, I...uh...think that was a tongue_in_cheek commment.   

       I think the series creators would get sued, many times over.
RayfordSteele, Apr 05 2002

       PeterSealyBot actually a 'bot!.
RayfordSteele, Apr 05 2002

       TV Today (this is the peak of the holiday season with lots of people taking two weeks in the Med) On as I write this: Big Break (old tired format). Also coming soon, lots of recent films. Roll on September!
smokeyjohnson, Aug 17 2002


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