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Who else knows the August 27th mars will be bright in the night sky is fake ?

Asked by sandystrachan (4387points) June 11th, 2009

i knew it was fake as soon as i heard about it ,, and just found the proof its fake. For those who are planning on going out in two months to see it .
http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2009/09jun_marshoax.htm

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PapaLeo's avatar

My mother forwarded me the Mars story a few weeks ago. Since I am in the habit of checking Snopes for anything Mom sends, it took me only a few minutes to discover that she had forwarded yet another hoax: http://www.snopes.com/science/astronomy/brightmars.asp

Poor Mom, bless her heart: nearly 75 years old and still as gullible as they come,

cheebdragon's avatar

I doubt very many people would have remembered it anyways.

asmonet's avatar

You have to have dropped out in the first grade to believe this for longer than it took for someone to say it to you.

Simone_De_Beauvoir's avatar

Have you been listening to the centaurs again? they always say these things

The_Compassionate_Heretic's avatar

Really? People bought into that?
That belief would require a very profound misunderstanding of basic astronomy.

robmandu's avatar

How’d they get Vanilla Ice to pose for that photo with Mars?

Simone_De_Beauvoir's avatar

@The_Compassionate_Heretic
well, plenty of that going around

cheebdragon's avatar

@robmandu what else does he have to do these days? haha

The_Compassionate_Heretic's avatar

@robmandu I thought it was Morrissey.

hungryhungryhortence's avatar

@The_Compassionate_Heretic: Morrissey?! Them’s fightin’ words.

robmandu's avatar

You ever see Morrissey and Vanilla Ice in the same room at the same time?

gailcalled's avatar

Every year that urban legend shows up.

cheebdragon's avatar

Im going to start an urban legend about Vanilla ice & Morrissey…..

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