Originally posted by AnAgentOf
I am “John Titor” and I hoaxed it.
... You damn fools. Prank over.
... How could that person prove HE (or even she) WAS “John Titor” and not someone just making it up as I just did?
Elementary, dear Watson, if you're a Sysghodd (as many of the mods here are.) Wake up and realize that in cyberspace, everyone is imminently
traceable and also consider that we've tracked down hoaxers like "Dr. Judah Ben-Hur" (and showed aerial photos of the house where he lives
(actually, it's his grandfather's house) and his high school.)
Just because there are a lot of Gullible True Believers doesn't mean that everyone on the Internet is unskilled. To see just how good sysops and
skilled users are at locating hoaxers, take a gander at:
If we get annoyed enough, we can hunt them down like we did this fool:
EveCasino: Yes, I believe Skeptic Overlord speaks for the mods in this capacity. Remember, most of us are very computer skilled (and the initial
story about "needing a copy of Unix" is so patently false that we knew he was a hoax from the get-go) and he was around enough and unaware enough of
computer issues that he was trackable.