Could It be true? Or it's just a joke? :O
closed as not a real question by Ward, ThatGraemeGuy, Mark Henderson♦ Jun 28 '11 at 8:11
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I remember reading this quite a long time ago. Nobody ever really had any reason to doubt the credibility of the author. Remember, the Internet was a slightly saner place then. What's more, is this same question is addressed in the FAQ (linked from the original story).