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Latvian Meteor Strike A Hoax

A Latvian mobile phone company has admitted it staged a meteor strike outside the town of Mazsalaca as a publicity stunt. What do you think?
  • "I wish people would stage meteor hoaxes in my town. Instead, when people where I live get bored, they inhale lacquer thinner."

    Benjamin Rodgers Unemployed
  • "Why do we always have to question things? Can't we just enjoy the hole in the ground for what it isn't?"

    Nick Ast Finished Goods Stock Clerk
  • "It makes you wonder what other ruses those dastardly Latvians are trying to pull on us. Are those Rothko paintings really masterpieces, or just plain old monochromatic rectangles?"

    Ann Finkel Inetrlacer

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