Friday, October 28, 2005
fake blogs


So, there's a blog on my sidebar that I've been reading for about six months and it's totally fake. I actually know of some of the bloggers who created this fake blog, but they used fake identities and fake photos. Pretty early on I decided that "Aaron" (shown above) and Septimus had to be fake. Or, at least just trying to get a rise out of people. Lately, I've been more and more convinced that the blog was just a ruse.

Still, when I found out it actually was, I didn't feel smart, I felt weird. When they were first accused of being fake, they actually created a big scenario about how they knew each other (I met him on my mission and he met him on a blog and she married my brother or whatever) and lately have even faked hurt feelings about the matter.

Whatever, right? Well, yeah. I don't really care. It's just really weird to keep up the lie for six months. It's a good reminder of the limitations of the internet. You never really know who you're talking to.

I feel like I should add that after a day or so, I really didn't care at all. I can see the funny side of this and even miss the fun of checking the blog.
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