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The Pirate Bay has admitted that its claim to have relocated its servers to North Korea was a hoax, and then had a pop at those who believed the file-sharing site the first time around. TPB surprised many when it claimed in a statement released earlier this week that it had been granted “virtual asylum” in the secretive Asian …

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TPB April fools

They nearly always do them in March instead of April. They did the exact same hoax before.

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Unhappy

“As a diplomat, he was a great basketball player.”

I hadn't seen that quote, which is a pity because it's one of the best quips I've heard in years, pity it was most likely written by a speech writer or PR flak... where oh where have all the Churchill style off the cuff remarks gone?

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While I agree that we are lacking in off the cuff remarks I think this guy was paraphrasing someone else..... I just wish I could remember who....... that's the problem with age!

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"“As a diplomat, he was a great basketball player.”

Wow: Back-handed buuuurrrnnn.

It might have been a compliment if it had been the other way around!

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"Wow: Back-handed buuuurrrnnn."

As Wanda from Corner Gas would say: "Scorch - Pow!"

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jai
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wtf?

NSWFW?

New South Wales For Work?

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Re: wtf?

New Solution: Windows For Workgroups

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ACx

The only people stupid enough to fall for it were the great journaltards here.

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No, no, the hoax is a hoax

That's what they want you to think.

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Re: No, no, the hoax is a hoax

If the hoax was a hoax, then it wouldn't be believable .... oh wait ...

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Re: No, no, the hoax is a hoax

"Yo Dawg. I'm creating a hoax about my hoax being created as a hoax so my hoax about he hoax being a hoax...."

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Re: No, no, the hoax is a hoax

Hoaxception.

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Re: No, no, the hoax is a hoax

We need to go deeper.

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Re: Yo Dawg

"Yo Dawg... I heard u like jokes about jokes so I put a hoax in ur hoax so u can prank while u prank!"

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"file-sharing site"

Pedantically, TPB is a search engine site. The file-sharing is done elsewhere.

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Re: "file-sharing site"

Not just the file-sharing. Pretty much anything like actual work, in fact.

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Happy

MAFIAA is the perfect acronym, isn't it?

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Paris Hilton

If John McAfee didn't write it, I'm not believing it.

Paris, because... we'll always have Paris. Now shop til u drop, bitchez.

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"it appears The Reg was right to be sceptical of its claims."

Even better would have been a short article, thus:

"We were going to help TPB with their latest publicity stunt.

But we decided we have better things to do."

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Derp Derp Derp

Too funny.

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2008 called,,,

,,,,and wants its torrent search engine back,

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Re: 2008 called,,,

Sure... if you prefer rapidshare-like shit-sites with their time-wasting crap, lack of decent search, links to files on them being dead three hours after posting, and restrictive download limits. Torrents+VPNs are where it's at now. If you think torrents are dated or irrelevant these days, you aren't looking very hard.

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Re: 2008 called,,,

Dear Anonymous, keep taking your medication.

I don't recall suggesting Rapidshare as an alternative.

There are plenty of torrent sites out there which aren't clogged with clueless noobs such as your good self.

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hehehe

Now I get to tell all those pro-DPRK suckers on Twitter "you've been trolled!".

No really. The same guys who praise Stalin were praising North Korea as a shining star in internet freedom. I wonder what they'll say today...

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