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Pranksters have fun with 'newtgingrich.com'

It's a mystery who's behind a prank that's sending Gingrich supporters to Web sites related to controversies in which he's embroiled.

By December 21, 2011

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Prankster broadcasts message to WSU students

Masked prankster delivers bizarre rant in video broadcast to students via hacked computer system.

By November 10, 2010

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AT&T said to block 4chan; pranksters fight back

After AT&T's broadband customers began reporting they couldn't access the forum site, a fake report surfaced on CNN's iReport alleging that AT&T's CEO was dead.

By July 27, 2009

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This might make you think twice about taking a call in public

Think public space is yours for talking loudly on your phone? Some folks in Beverly Hills, Calif., did, so a prankster hilariously crashed their gabfest.

By May 30, 2014

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Fake science professor teaches class, aces it

A University of Rochester chemistry class thinks it's listening to its new professor. It's actually a prankster. And he gets them to turn off their laptops and cell phones.

By September 6, 2013

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SXSWi: Emergency alarm evacuates convention center

Was it a glitch or a mischievous prankster who pulled the fire alarm during the South by Southwest Interactive Festival? Or maybe a sign that it's happy hour?

By March 12, 2010

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The fascinating tweets of a murderer? Um, no

A prankster plays the role of music producer and convicted murderer Phil Spector using Twitter to communicate with the public, and some of us fell for it.

By June 2, 2009

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Meshing with NY blog brethren, both real and fake

Love him or hate him, Gawker Media videographer and prankster Richard Blakeley knows how to get people to come out to a party.

By April 4, 2008

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What happens in Vegas winds up on the Web

Which big-time New York tech investor is launching his own tequila brand, and which new media prankster got in trouble with the Sin City hospitality industry yet again? The full dish from Thrillist's glitzy Las Vegas excursion.

By June 16, 2008

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Neighbor banned from Web after naked man shows up at woman's house

In an apparent attempt at humor, Jason Willis put his neighbor's address and picture in a Craigslist sex-solicitation ad. Soon, she was receiving male callers, one of whom was not exactly dressed.

By February 14, 2014