History SchmuckBait / RealLife

26th Apr '16 4:33:14 PM BradyLady
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** A variation is to ask the victim to spell "oil cup" without using the letter L. This yields, [[spoiler:"Oh, I see you pee."]]
10th Mar '16 1:28:38 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* Some virus files will masquerade as very tempting files such as "''(filename involving pornography)''.avi"...but are actually executable files, i.e. the actual full filename is "''(filename)''.avi'''.exe'''". This is why many tech-adept users strongly advise disabling the "Hide extensions for known file types" option (which is on by default) in UsefulNotes/MicrosoftWindows. Joel of WebVideo/{{Vinesauce}} had a field day with these in his "Windows 8 Destruction" video, the climax of which involves him [[http://youtu.be/d-vB8qdNSYc?t=11m16s opening up a file named "videoxxx.avi.exe"]] and discovering that it's ransomware that prevents his PC from booting. (Fortunately, he was using a virtual machine.)

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* Some virus files will masquerade as very tempting files such as "''(filename involving pornography)''.avi"...but are actually executable files, i.e. the actual full filename is "''(filename)''.avi'''.exe'''". This is why many tech-adept users strongly advise disabling the "Hide extensions for known file types" option (which is on by default) in UsefulNotes/MicrosoftWindows. Joel of WebVideo/{{Vinesauce}} had a field day with these in his "Windows 8 Destruction" video, the climax of which involves him [[http://youtu.be/d-vB8qdNSYc?t=11m16s opening up a file named "videoxxx.avi.exe"]] and discovering that it's ransomware that prevents his PC from booting.booting unless he pays for an unlock code. (Fortunately, he was using a virtual machine.)
10th Mar '16 1:27:45 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* Some virus files will masquerade as very tempting files such as "''(filename involving pornography)''.avi"...but are actually executable files, i.e. the actual full filename is "''(filename)''.avi'''.exe'''". This is why many tech-adept users strongly advise disabling the "Hide extensions for known file types" option (which is on by default) in UsefulNotes/MicrosoftWindows. Joel of WebVideo/{{Vinesauce}} had a field day with these in his "Windows 8 Destruction" video, the climax of which involves him [[http://youtu.be/d-vB8qdNSYc?t=11m16s opening up a file named "videoxxx.avi.exe" and discovering that it's ransomware that prevents his PC from booting. (Fortunately, he was using a virtual machine.)

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* Some virus files will masquerade as very tempting files such as "''(filename involving pornography)''.avi"...but are actually executable files, i.e. the actual full filename is "''(filename)''.avi'''.exe'''". This is why many tech-adept users strongly advise disabling the "Hide extensions for known file types" option (which is on by default) in UsefulNotes/MicrosoftWindows. Joel of WebVideo/{{Vinesauce}} had a field day with these in his "Windows 8 Destruction" video, the climax of which involves him [[http://youtu.be/d-vB8qdNSYc?t=11m16s opening up a file named "videoxxx.avi.exe" exe"]] and discovering that it's ransomware that prevents his PC from booting. (Fortunately, he was using a virtual machine.)
10th Mar '16 1:27:30 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* Some virus files will masquerade as very tempting files such as "''(filename involving pornography)''.avi"...but are actually executable files, i.e. the actual full filename is "''(filename)''.avi'''.exe'''". This is why many tech-adept users strongly advise disabling the "Hide extensions for known file types" option (which is on by default) in UsefulNotes/MicrosoftWindows.

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* Some virus files will masquerade as very tempting files such as "''(filename involving pornography)''.avi"...but are actually executable files, i.e. the actual full filename is "''(filename)''.avi'''.exe'''". This is why many tech-adept users strongly advise disabling the "Hide extensions for known file types" option (which is on by default) in UsefulNotes/MicrosoftWindows. Joel of WebVideo/{{Vinesauce}} had a field day with these in his "Windows 8 Destruction" video, the climax of which involves him [[http://youtu.be/d-vB8qdNSYc?t=11m16s opening up a file named "videoxxx.avi.exe" and discovering that it's ransomware that prevents his PC from booting. (Fortunately, he was using a virtual machine.)
2nd Mar '16 9:04:20 AM LucaEarlgrey
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** The ''Series/MythBusters'' proved in one episode that the bullet catch trick is just that--a trick. Any ''real'' attempt to catch such a bullet with your teeth would shatter said teeth and leave you seriously injured, if not dead.
** The important thing to remember about magic tricks is that they use visual and audio trickery to give the impression of the impossible. Bullet-catching involves keeping the bullet in the magician's teeth the entire time while the assistant uses a blank cartridge, the "cutting a box containing a person in half" trick sees the assistant retracting their legs into the front half of the box (often with a pair of convincing fake feet sticking out of the back half) as the box is split apart, and so on. Anyone who takes these tricks at face value and tries to replicate them is TooDumbToLive.

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** The ''Series/MythBusters'' proved in one episode that the bullet catch trick is just that--a trick. Any ''real'' attempt to catch such a bullet with your teeth would shatter said teeth and leave you seriously injured, if not dead.
** The important thing to remember about magic tricks is that they use visual and audio trickery to give the impression of the impossible. Bullet-catching involves keeping the bullet in the magician's teeth the entire time while the assistant uses a blank cartridge, the "cutting a box containing a person in half" trick sees the assistant retracting their legs into the front half of the box (often with a pair of convincing fake feet sticking out of the back half) as the box is split apart, and so on. Anyone who takes these tricks at face value and tries to replicate them without knowing how they work is likely TooDumbToLive.
2nd Mar '16 9:03:47 AM LucaEarlgrey
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** The ''Series/MythBusters'' proved in one episode that the bullet catch trick is just that--a trick. Any ''real'' attempt to catch such a bullet with your teeth would shatter said teeth and leave you seriously injured, if not dead.
** The important thing to remember about magic tricks is that they use visual and audio trickery to give the impression of the impossible. Bullet-catching involves keeping the bullet in the magician's teeth the entire time while the assistant uses a blank cartridge, the "cutting a box containing a person in half" trick sees the assistant retracting their legs into the front half of the box (often with a pair of convincing mechanical feet sticking out of the back half) as the box is split apart, and so on. Anyone who takes these tricks at face value and tries to replicate them is TooDumbToLive.

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** The ''Series/MythBusters'' proved in one episode that the bullet catch trick is just that--a trick. Any ''real'' attempt to catch such a bullet with your teeth would shatter said teeth and leave you seriously injured, if not dead.
** The important thing to remember about magic tricks is that they use visual and audio trickery to give the impression of the impossible. Bullet-catching involves keeping the bullet in the magician's teeth the entire time while the assistant uses a blank cartridge, the "cutting a box containing a person in half" trick sees the assistant retracting their legs into the front half of the box (often with a pair of convincing mechanical fake feet sticking out of the back half) as the box is split apart, and so on. Anyone who takes these tricks at face value and tries to replicate them is TooDumbToLive.
2nd Mar '16 9:03:13 AM LucaEarlgrey
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** The ''Series/MythBusters'' proved in one episode that the bullet catch trick is just that--a trick. Any ''real'' attempt to catch such a bullet with your teeth would shatter said teeth and leave you seriously injured, if not dead.
** The important thing to remember about magic tricks is that they use visual and audio trickery to give the impression of the impossible. bullet-catching involves keeping the bullet in the magician's teeth the entire time while the assistant uses a blank cartridge, the "cutting a box containing a person in half" trick sees the assistant retracting their legs into the front half of the box (often with a pair of convincing mechanical feet sticking out of the back half) as the box is split apart, and so on. Anyone who takes these tricks at face value and tries to replicate them is TooDumbToLive.

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** The ''Series/MythBusters'' proved in one episode that the bullet catch trick is just that--a trick. Any ''real'' attempt to catch such a bullet with your teeth would shatter said teeth and leave you seriously injured, if not dead.
** The important thing to remember about magic tricks is that they use visual and audio trickery to give the impression of the impossible. bullet-catching Bullet-catching involves keeping the bullet in the magician's teeth the entire time while the assistant uses a blank cartridge, the "cutting a box containing a person in half" trick sees the assistant retracting their legs into the front half of the box (often with a pair of convincing mechanical feet sticking out of the back half) as the box is split apart, and so on. Anyone who takes these tricks at face value and tries to replicate them is TooDumbToLive.
2nd Mar '16 9:02:53 AM LucaEarlgrey
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** The ''Series/MythBusters'' proved in one episode that the bullet catch trick is just that--a trick. Any ''real'' attempt to catch such a bullet with your teeth would shatter said teeth and leave you seriously injured, if not dead.

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** The ''Series/MythBusters'' proved in one episode that the bullet catch trick is just that--a trick. Any ''real'' attempt to catch such a bullet with your teeth would shatter said teeth and leave you seriously injured, if not dead.dead.
** The important thing to remember about magic tricks is that they use visual and audio trickery to give the impression of the impossible. bullet-catching involves keeping the bullet in the magician's teeth the entire time while the assistant uses a blank cartridge, the "cutting a box containing a person in half" trick sees the assistant retracting their legs into the front half of the box (often with a pair of convincing mechanical feet sticking out of the back half) as the box is split apart, and so on. Anyone who takes these tricks at face value and tries to replicate them is TooDumbToLive.
2nd Mar '16 8:57:01 AM LucaEarlgrey
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* Some virus files will masquerade as very tempting files such as "''(filename involving pornography)''.avi"...but are actually executable files (i.e. the actual full filename is "''(filename)''.avi'''.exe'''"). This is why many tech-adept users strongly advise disabling the "Hide extensions for known file types" option (which is on by default) in UsefulNotes/MicrosoftWindows.

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* Some virus files will masquerade as very tempting files such as "''(filename involving pornography)''.avi"...but are actually executable files (i.files, i.e. the actual full filename is "''(filename)''.avi'''.exe'''").exe'''". This is why many tech-adept users strongly advise disabling the "Hide extensions for known file types" option (which is on by default) in UsefulNotes/MicrosoftWindows.
2nd Mar '16 8:55:18 AM LucaEarlgrey
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* Some virus files will masquerade as very tempting files such as "''(filename involving pornography)''.avi"...but are actually executable files (i.e. the actual full filename is "''(fiilename)''.avi'''.exe'''"). This is why many tech-adept users strongly advise disabling the "Hide extensions for known file types" option (which is on by default) in UsefulNotes/MicrosoftWindows.

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* Some virus files will masquerade as very tempting files such as "''(filename involving pornography)''.avi"...but are actually executable files (i.e. the actual full filename is "''(fiilename)''."''(filename)''.avi'''.exe'''"). This is why many tech-adept users strongly advise disabling the "Hide extensions for known file types" option (which is on by default) in UsefulNotes/MicrosoftWindows.
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