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A British Newspaper Fell for This Troll's Fake Letters Again and Again


Irish writer Seamus O’Reilly has been trolling newspapers like Metro with “Rush Hour Crush” letters and stories of good samaritans. Though a lot of them get rejected, these hilarious fake stories have made it in the paper more than a few times. As O’Reilly told Mashable, “It’s not for me to say I’m a genius of the short form letter gag. That’s for others to say. On a near constant basis. To every single person that they meet.” Enjoy.









Trolled Advice Columnist Wraps Up an Episode of Seinfeld in One Paragraph

sienfeld advice Trolled Advice Columnist Wraps Up an Episode of Seinfeld in One Paragraph

An unknown prankster sent in the plot of a two-part Seinfeld episode to the advice columnist Amy Dickenson. The episode in question is called “The Boyfriend” and just as the prankster writes, it deals with Jerry meeting his sports idol who then goes on to date Elaine.

Amy answered as if it was any other question with a short paragraph that offers solid advice and would have probably cut the end of the episode very short.

She admits on her own website that she missed the joke but she seems pretty good humored about it:

Every once in awhile, I get punked by a villainous, fun-loving reader. I have some affection for these episodes because I often think that if I didn’t actually have a job, punking advice columnists is exactly what I would do with my time. But alas I do have a job and so I am left with the task of sharing my humiliation, as well as trying to enjoy readers’ reactions.

Here’s the beginning of the episode in question: