250: Snopes

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Snopes
The MythBusters are even more sinister.
Title text: The MythBusters are even more sinister.

[edit] Explanation

Snopes is a popular website for checking the validity of urban legends. Snopes proves or disproves facts, but another urban legend is known that suggests Snopes runs a spam operations to create sources for their own benefit. The joke here is that Snopes disproves its own urban legend, creating a circular, invalid argument.

The title text suggests that MythBusters, another group which debunks myths, also participate in the practice of spreading misinformation for the opportunity to test it.

[edit] Transcript

Cueball: Another urban legend? You should check out Snopes before sending me this stuff.
Friend: Oops; yeah.
Cueball: Man, Snopes is really great--independent fact-checkers trawling our collective discourse, filtering out misinformation.
Friend: Yeah, but they have their dark side. The couple that runs snopes.com also runs a network of spam servers that start many of those forwarded stories in the first place, ensuring they'll always have business.
Cueball: That's absurd. Plus, it's definitely not true--it was debunked by...
Friend: Yes?
Cueball: ...Oh my God.
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