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Ruldar
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I've used them for a couple of years and have found their references and justification well founded.
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If everyone would fact-check with Snopes before they forwarded e-mail, the e-mail Internet traffic would be reduced significantly.

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On 2008-06-02 16:06, Bill Palmer wrote:
The question is how accurate the evidence is. In the particular case I am familiar with, eyewitness testimony is denied by a major television network. Snopes sides with the network.


I think its kind of reading wikipedia.
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I apologize. I let this one slip my mind.

http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/kissballs.asp

It took place on the Carson show.


So what part of the Snopes story do you know for a fact isn't true?
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On 2009-10-29 15:48, Nicholas J. Johnson wrote:
http://urbanlegends.about.com/od/interne......osed.htm

there have been some complaints about the snipes team being big fat liberals.

I've noticed a slight lean to the left but nothing too outrageous.


Conservatives call them liberal because they tell the truth about conservatives. But they tell the truth about liberals, too. Lots of dirt on Bill Clinton, etc.

Snopes doesn't just answer questions - they cite sources and list references. Looks good to me.
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I was reading an article on Snopes about Kenned
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On 2013-10-20 18:25, Ba Ba Booey wrote:
I was reading an article on Snopes about Kenned


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On 2013-10-20 18:25, Ba Ba Booey wrote:
I was reading an article on Snopes about Kenned


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Y?
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On May 8, 2014, DoctorAmazo wrote:
Y?


Y not?

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Snopes is two Canadians in California financed by liberals to deceive the folks dumb enough to believe them. They have a laptop and lie just as much as the rest of them. They simply remove material from their site when they are busted ... but believe me ..They have been found out many times. Smile Smile
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It does seem that Snopes have several doubters, far more in fact than I originally thought.
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On Oct 12, 2009, Bill Palmer wrote:
I apologize. I let this one slip my mind.

http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/kissballs.asp

It took place on the Carson show.


So, you're suggesting that it actually DID happen, despite the fact that the Carson people have denied that Arnold Palmer's wife was ever on the show, and the story itself dates back to Sam Sneed?
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During this last political cycle I have seen a lot of fact checkers slanting heavy bias. For example, a twitter account would have a screen shot being posted. The fact checkers would call it fake news. Why? Because they have no evidence. How is that it a screen shot. Oh, because they didn't have it archived on their news site. But what's the chances of them archiving every Twitter message. None. So they pick and choose what is real or fake. Snopes is pretty left wing too. I use to goto snopes when it was new. Haven't purposely been there for years.

I find relying on my own brain from previous events to be the best trusted source.
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While no website is perfect, I find that snopes is generally on the money.
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