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I didn't know that?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by jddeloa67, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. jddeloa67

    jddeloa67 Oakridge Oregon Member

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    hoax
     
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  2. MarkSBG

    MarkSBG Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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    sounds like a hoax to me. Frankly I don't drink Starbucks anyway as they are too expensive for me.

    http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/starbucks.asp

    http://www.truthorfiction.com/rumors/s/starbucks-iraq.htm

     
  3. soberups

    soberups Newberg Well-Known Member

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    The downside to the Internet is that it is now very easy for myths, hoaxes, half-truths and snippets of information taken out of context to go viral and quickly spread.

    It can be a valuable source of information as long as one practices due diligence and verifies facts from multiple sources before jumping to conclusions or making important decisions.