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Japan: Poodles fooled by Austrialian and British Sheep
« on: Aug 15, 2007, 01:11:28 PM »
http://news.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=263297

"The scam was uncovered when Japanese moviestar Maiko Kawamaki went on a talk-show and wondered why her new pet would not bark or eat dog food.

She was crestfallen when told it was a sheep."


"Then hundreds of other women got in touch with police to say they feared their new "poodle" was also a sheep.

One couple said they became suspicious when they took their "dog" to have its claws trimmed and were told it had hooves."



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WTF :screwy: If the sheep looked like the one in that pic..... I don't feel sorry for those women at all, to not be able to tell the difference :shake:



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« Last Edit: Aug 15, 2007, 04:36:16 PM by Willy Mammoth »
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Were MrW and I the only one that saw the link to it being a hoax in the first paragraph??

This story has been exposed as a fraud. ninemsn discovered on Friday that Japanese police had never heard of the alleged scam, and that key elements in The Sun's original story had been misreported. Read more about the poodle scam hoax story.

And of course who could forget...

http://www.snopes.com/critters/lurkers/poodlesheep.asp

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I read that, but I thought there were saying that the hoax was the sheep!
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I read that, but I thought there were saying that the hoax was the sheep!

'poodle scam HOAX STORY'

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:wall:

Were MrW and I the only one that saw the link to it being a hoax in the first paragraph??

This story has been exposed as a fraud. ninemsn discovered on Friday that Japanese police had never heard of the alleged scam, and that key elements in The Sun's original story had been misreported. Read more about the poodle scam hoax story.

And of course who could forget...

http://www.snopes.com/critters/lurkers/poodlesheep.asp

Just the facts, ma'am.  :cheese:  SHEESH!


I read that part, and clicked on one of the links :headscratch: And all it did was go off in another version of the story.. :dunno:
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It didn't go to another version of the story, if you read it, it was a story about how the original news story was not true.
And that is when I went to snopes to double check it.


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Watch out.  They drive, too.  (Just trying to play along here - FWIW I love japanese folks)

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Watch out.  They drive, too.  (Just trying to play along here - FWIW I love japanese folks)

I'm assuming you saw this was alll a hoax.
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I'm assuming you saw this was alll a hoax.

Yes, that's why I said I'm just trying to play along(with the hoax bit).
And then to make sure I don't offend any japanese folks, I wanted to be sure and throw out some love.  ;)

I'm polish and I take the jokes.  I think this silly hoax has it's place in humor, it's up to everyone's style.

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