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** [[http://www.snopes.com/humor/iftrue/burlap.asp This inane tale]] is another such example of people asking Snopes if it's real, when it pretty blatantly isn't.

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** [[http://www.snopes.com/humor/iftrue/burlap.asp This inane tale]] is another such example of people asking Snopes if it's real, when it pretty blatantly isn't.isn't.
* The question of whether or not [[https://www.snopes.com/news/2018/06/01/could-blue-whale-gas-contain-horse/?fbclid=IwAR1TG6_hfLXqtGa7U0eIcJWVEcsqpR6IMgEGecp7Sfh9zKUganffONgB8UA a blue whale's fart bubble could contain a horse]]. Even funnier than the claim itself is Snopes' in-depth investigation of its authenticity, ultimately finding it inconclusive.


* From [[http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/barney.asp this article]] about a couple of rumors surrounding BarneyTheDinosaur.

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* From [[http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/barney.asp this article]] about a couple of rumors surrounding BarneyTheDinosaur.''Series/BarneyTheDinosaur''.


* An example appears on the [[http://www.snopes.com/horrors/horrors.asp Horrors]] page. On the website, various icons represent the topics being discussed, such as the Grim Reaper for the "Murdering Madmen" section and the skull and crossbones for "Poisoning" legends. What's the icon that represents "[[AdultFear Parental Nightmares]]"? [[spoiler: [[Series/SesameStreet Elmo!]]]]
** Unfortunately, that may now be considered a FunnyAneurysmMoment, considering [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_Clash#Resignation_from_Sesame_Workshop what happened]] to his puppeteer, Kevin Clash...

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* An example appears on the [[http://www.snopes.com/horrors/horrors.asp Horrors]] page. On the website, various icons represent the topics being discussed, such as the Grim Reaper for the "Murdering Madmen" section and the skull and crossbones for "Poisoning" legends. What's the icon that represents "[[AdultFear Parental Nightmares]]"? [[spoiler: [[Series/SesameStreet Elmo!]]]]
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Elmo!]]]] Unfortunately, that may now be considered a FunnyAneurysmMoment, considering [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_Clash#Resignation_from_Sesame_Workshop what happened]] to his puppeteer, Kevin Clash...


** Actually, quite a few of the more outlandish legends include this type of response. There's apparently nothing the Internet can create that's so obviously false that someone--often several someones--won't forward it to Snopes asking if it's true.

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** Actually, quite a few of the more outlandish legends include this type of response. There's apparently nothing the Internet can create that's so obviously false that someone--often several someones--won't forward it to Snopes asking if it's true.true.
** [[http://www.snopes.com/humor/iftrue/burlap.asp This inane tale]] is another such example of people asking Snopes if it's real, when it pretty blatantly isn't.


* [[http://www.snopes.com/glurge/safe.asp This glurge]] and their response to whether or not it was based on a true story.

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* [[http://www.snopes.com/glurge/safe.asp This glurge]] and their response to whether or not it was based on a true story.story.
**Actually, quite a few of the more outlandish legends include this type of response. There's apparently nothing the Internet can create that's so obviously false that someone--often several someones--won't forward it to Snopes asking if it's true.


* [[http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/barney.asp "Children, especially small ones, don't easily grasp small differences to them, a news story about illicit drugs having been discovered inside a Barney doll during a police raid is likely to be understood as drugs having been found inside Barney the television star himself. Given that to a small child, everything they see of Barney happens to him on camera, the story would quickly flesh out to the dinosaur's having been arrested while the cameras were rolling, the police appearing on set to pull the drugs from his tail and haul him off in dino-cuffs."]]

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* From [[http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/barney.asp "Children, this article]] about a couple of rumors surrounding BarneyTheDinosaur.
--> Children,
especially small ones, don't easily grasp small differences to them, a news story about illicit drugs having been discovered inside a Barney doll during a police raid is likely to be understood as drugs having been found inside Barney the television star himself. Given that to a small child, everything they see of Barney happens to him on camera, the story would quickly flesh out to the dinosaur's having been arrested while the cameras were rolling, the police appearing on set to pull the drugs from his tail and haul him off in dino-cuffs."]]

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* [[http://www.snopes.com/glurge/safe.asp This glurge]] and their response to whether or not it was based on a true story.


* Many of the "phallus on an innocent label/poster/drawing" myths are usually this. Especially because 90% of them turn out false.

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* Many of the "phallus on an innocent label/poster/drawing" myths are usually this. Especially this, especially because 90% of them turn out false.


* [[http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/barney.asp "Children, especially small ones, don't easily grasp small differences to them, a news story about illicit drugs having been discovered inside a Barney doll during a police raid is likely to be understood as drugs having been found inside Barney the television star himself. Given that to a small child, everything they see of Barney happens to him on camera, the story would quickly flesh out to the dinosaur's having been arrested while the cameras were rolling, the police appearing on set to pull the drugs from his tail and haul him off in dino-cuffs."]]

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* [[http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/barney.asp "Children, especially small ones, don't easily grasp small differences to them, a news story about illicit drugs having been discovered inside a Barney doll during a police raid is likely to be understood as drugs having been found inside Barney the television star himself. Given that to a small child, everything they see of Barney happens to him on camera, the story would quickly flesh out to the dinosaur's having been arrested while the cameras were rolling, the police appearing on set to pull the drugs from his tail and haul him off in dino-cuffs."]]"]]
* The response to the [[http://snopes.com/glurge/blueribbon.asp Blue Ribbon Against Child Abuse]] legend:
--> A number of readers have asked us if this item is "true", a question we're not sure how to answer. As unlikely as it might be that a three-year-old could possess the language skills necessary to compose such a piece, it's even more unlikely that anyone could describe her own murder in the first person.


* Many of the "phallus on an innocent label/poster/drawing" myths are usually this

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* Many of the "phallus on an innocent label/poster/drawing" myths are usually thisthis. Especially because 90% of them turn out false.

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** Unfortunately, that may now be considered a FunnyAneurysmMoment, considering [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_Clash#Resignation_from_Sesame_Workshop what happened]] to his puppeteer, Kevin Clash...


* An untentional example appears on the [[http://www.snopes.com/horrors/horrors.asp Horrors]] page. On the website, various icons represent the topics being discussed, such as the Grim Reaper for the "Murdering Madmen" section and the skull and crossbones for "Poisoning" legends. What's the icon that represents "[[AdultFear Parental Nightmares]]"? [[spoiler: [[Series/SesameStreet Elmo!]]]]

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* An untentional example appears on the [[http://www.snopes.com/horrors/horrors.asp Horrors]] page. On the website, various icons represent the topics being discussed, such as the Grim Reaper for the "Murdering Madmen" section and the skull and crossbones for "Poisoning" legends. What's the icon that represents "[[AdultFear Parental Nightmares]]"? [[spoiler: [[Series/SesameStreet Elmo!]]]]


* An untentional example appears on the [[http://www.snopes.com/horrors/horrors.asp Horrors]] page. On the website, various icons represent the topics being discussed, such as the Grim Reaper for the "Murdering Madmen" section and the skull and crossbones for "Poisoning" legends. What's the icon that represents "Parental Nightmares"? [[spoiler: [[Series/SesameStreet Elmo!]]]]

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* An untentional example appears on the [[http://www.snopes.com/horrors/horrors.asp Horrors]] page. On the website, various icons represent the topics being discussed, such as the Grim Reaper for the "Murdering Madmen" section and the skull and crossbones for "Poisoning" legends. What's the icon that represents "Parental Nightmares"? "[[AdultFear Parental Nightmares]]"? [[spoiler: [[Series/SesameStreet Elmo!]]]]


* An untentional example appears on the [[http://www.snopes.com/horrors/horrors.asp Horrors]] page. On the website, various icons represent the topics being discussed, such as the Grim Reaper for the "Murdering Madmen" section and the skull and crossbones for "Poisoning" legends. What's the icon that represents "Parental Nightmares"? [[spoiler: [[SesameStreet Elmo!]]]]

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* An untentional example appears on the [[http://www.snopes.com/horrors/horrors.asp Horrors]] page. On the website, various icons represent the topics being discussed, such as the Grim Reaper for the "Murdering Madmen" section and the skull and crossbones for "Poisoning" legends. What's the icon that represents "Parental Nightmares"? [[spoiler: [[SesameStreet [[Series/SesameStreet Elmo!]]]]


* "Children, especially small ones, don't easily grasp small differences to them, a news story about illicit drugs having been discovered inside a Barney doll during a police raid is likely to be understood as drugs having been found inside Barney the television star himself. Given that to a small child, everything they see of Barney happens to him on camera, the story would quickly flesh out to the dinosaur's having been arrested while the cameras were rolling, the police appearing on set to pull the drugs from his tail and haul him off in dino-cuffs."

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* [[http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/barney.asp "Children, especially small ones, don't easily grasp small differences to them, a news story about illicit drugs having been discovered inside a Barney doll during a police raid is likely to be understood as drugs having been found inside Barney the television star himself. Given that to a small child, everything they see of Barney happens to him on camera, the story would quickly flesh out to the dinosaur's having been arrested while the cameras were rolling, the police appearing on set to pull the drugs from his tail and haul him off in dino-cuffs.""]]

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