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12/14/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The Yes Men Strike Again - Free NYTimes Hoax

Sorry, folks, the paper isn't free. And the Iraq war isn't over, at least not yet.

In an elaborate hoax, pranksters distributed thousands of free copies of a spoof edition of The New York Times on Wednesday morning at busy subway stations around the city, including Grand Central Terminal, Washington and Union Squares, the 14th and 23rd Street stations along Eighth Avenue, and Pacific Street in Brooklyn, among others.

Hoax site: www.nytimes-se.com

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