Snopes and Myth Busters share the same problem: they both spend way too much time trying to prove negatives. They both seem to let their prejudices
sway their research methods. Many questions just cannot be answered.
I have found discrepancies in items that they post as being 'Mixture'. Most of these involve several different points of a story or an email. I have
seen where they say one certain point is false, but I have found news paper and web pages reporting that certain point as being true.
Yeah I entirely agree with this, they tend to get swayed a bit, and it still keeps the question floating, sometimes I think too myself... what if they
had tried it 'this way'...sometimes tests don't seem to be the best way... but well.. still some things are very much busted.
I wondered the same thing actually. They must have some pretty good researchers because that has to be a hard job tracking down all those legends. Im
sure once in a great while they do get a bad lead and end up being wrong about some things.
In some cases, Snopes bases it's conclusions on the opinions of "experts", which we all know can be wrong from time to time as well. They are, in
general, a pretty good place to find out about some urban myths but horrible where others are concerned.
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