The Internet is a great and powerful thing, allowing us to access information in unprecedented and easy ways like we never have before. It also allows us to lie through our teeth about anything we want — after all, anonymity makes it easy to make s**t up, right?
Well, that's assuming that you have the brains to get away with it. These people decided to lie online and, well, it didn't work out so well for them. In fact, their lies are so bold-faced and ridiculous that they've almost earned a different kind of respect from us, the kind that comes when someone does something so unapologetically dumb, they almost secure their status as legendary. These people took time out of their days to lie on the Internet about the weirdest, most absurd things — and we have to admit, we kind of respect them for it. #24 might be a true American hero.
#1. If you're going to lie about your IQ, this is not the way to do it.
#2. This is how you impress the hell out of someone.
#3. Hmm, something here doesn't quite add up. Still, we're having fond memories of that Nokia battery life.
#4. Maybe she used a pen?
#5. Never assume that someone doesn't understand what you're saying.