Enter the toy submarine.
The Daily Mail
The hoax worked far better than even he intended, accidentally inspiring generations of excitable idiots to devote their entire lives to finding Nessie. Even today, this photograph of a dollar store Plesiosaur head remains the most outstanding evidence that the beast is real. And that's after Wetherell's stepson admitted that he assembled the crappy little model himself. Nessie fans just refuse to let the dream die. It's kind of hard to turn back when doing so means admitting that you spent your life savings chasing a toy dinosaur.
You could probably pull off roughly the same stunt with a little Photoshop, so maybe grab a copy of Photoshop For Dummies and fool a few dummies.
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