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Fake KMart PS3 Slim Ad For “Quick Internet Fame”

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From, August 13, 2009:

K-Mart PS3 Slim Ad proven fake in 6 steps – Neogaf forum plays prank

fakeslimadCheeky Neogaf does it again, but we don’t think we’ve ever fallen for their pesky pranks.

First they created concept art for the PS3 Slim, which is now the media’s standard image for Sony’s presumed console, and now the Neogaf gaming forums have created the ads to promote it. All they have to do now is actually build it and sell it in the shops…

Today Gizmodo reported on a K-Mart promotional ad featuring a 120GB PS3 Slim, priced at $299.99. Sure, the website noted that they thought it was “shenanigans,” but now we can prove the ad is false, with Neogaf’s chubigans as the cheeky culprit. He explains his methodology (with images after this link): (more…)