There are a couple rules to the internet that everyone should know by now:
1. There are no Nigerian princes on the run from their jealous, murderous uncles who need your financial help to reclaim the throne.
2. Most of it is porn
3. DON’T BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU READ ON THE INTERNET.
We’ll be the first to admit we haven’t quite followed that last one. There are a couple of rumors around the web that have sounded so true that we believed them. We’re not afraid to admit when we got got! Yes, there have been a few elaborate internet pranks (or just outright lies) that have had us fooled–and there will certainly be more in the future. But before we find ourselves bested by conniving internet trolls, we thought we would shed some truth on the false rumors already out there.
Click through the slideshow for the lies the internet made us believe–and the truth behind them.
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