Customized net prank
July 15, 2008 11:23 PM   Subscribe

Where can I find a list of "prank" websites that use customization to put the name of the victim somewhere within the site?

My google-fu is failing me, dear mefites. A friend send me the following link earlier, using my name, and the link shows a clever video using my name as a potential presidential candidate. (I doubt you will see MY personal video, but you can easily test it out, using your own name). The resulting video is cute, particularly the end section with the tattoo... I will admit to laughing out loud!

Anyway, I was wanting to find other, similar links, which use a person's name in a fake newspaper article, or flash site, or perhaps something even more creative. I seem to remember a great flash site that used the person's name in the address, something like

Has anyone bookmarked anything similar, or would you please help me find others?
posted by newfers to Computers & Internet (9 answers total) 11 users marked this as a favorite - it was an FPP a while back, IIRC.
posted by spaceman_spiff at 11:52 PM on July 15, 2008

Semi-related (if you have somebody's site/blog):
posted by querty at 12:24 AM on July 16, 2008

posted by TheIrreverend at 12:41 AM on July 16, 2008

There was a similar gag to promote the 2nd season of Dexter
posted by dasfreak at 12:44 AM on July 16, 2008

I just sent my friend the justgotowned mentioned above. She sent me hahaha
posted by phunniemee at 1:10 AM on July 16, 2008

If you are feeling generous, then there is always http://(
posted by TheOtherGuy at 1:46 AM on July 16, 2008 [1 favorite]
posted by jozxyqk at 6:06 AM on July 16, 2008
posted by tickettrader at 6:40 AM on July 16, 2008

The You Are Mighty one is the one I remembered... but wow, I can't believe there are none as elaborate as the one I posted originally! Still, some of these are quite fun :)
posted by newfers at 9:27 AM on July 16, 2008

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