Conspiracy theories in Turkey started to dominate public discourse during the late reign of the Justice and Development Party and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The Vanishing hitchhiker story is an urban legend in which people traveling by vehicle meet with, or are accompanied by, a hitchhiker who subsequently vanishes without explanation, often from a moving vehicle. Vanishing hitchhikers have been reported for centuries and the story is found across the world with many variants. The popularity and endurance of the legend has helped it spread into popular culture. The Ratman of Southend is an English urban legend originating in Southend-on-Sea, Essex. The story of the Ratman tells of an old homeless man, seeking shelter from the cold in an underpass, was set upon by a group of youths and beaten to near-death, cold and blood loss doing the rest.

R/SanctionedSuicide was a subreddit that approached the topic of suicide from a pro-choice perspective. It included both discussions surrounding the ethics of suicide, and posts containing rants from Reddit users. The subreddit was banned on March 14, 2018, for violating its guidelines, prompting the creation of the web forum Sanctioned Suicide. In January 2014, Mother Jones published a story describing the sale of guns on the site. The report suggested that sellers were doing so to exploit a loophole in U.S. federal law.

The term “Cultural Marxism” has been notably employed by conservative American movements such as the Tea Party, and by Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik. Donald Trump has been a proponent of the conspiracy theory that Barack Obama was not born in the United States. “The Plan” is an alleged plot by white power brokers in Washington, D.C., to “take back” the city’s local government from African Americans, who were a majority of the city’s population from the late 1950s to the early 2010s and remain its largest ethnic group.

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Haunchyville is an urban legend that describes a mythical village of dwarves in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States. The ghost boy of Clinton Road is an urban legend that describes a dead young boy who hangs out under a bridge and returns coins to you after you throw them in the water. The Death of James Dean in a car accident spawned many urban legends related to his car.

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Sarkeesian canceled an October 2014 speaking appearance at Utah State University after the school received three anonymous threats, the second of which claimed affiliation with Gamergate. The initial threat proposed that “a Montreal Massacre style attack will be carried out against the attendees, as well as the students and staff at the nearby Women’s Center”, alluding to the École Polytechnique massacre, a 1989 mass shooting motivated by antifeminism. USU’s president and provost released a joint statement saying that USU, in consultation with state and federal law enforcement agencies, had assessed that there was no credible threat to students, staff, or the speaker. Requests for additional security measures were declined because of Utah’s open carry laws, leading to the cancellation.

In August 2014, Reddit users began sharing a large number of naked pictures of celebrities stolen, using phishing, from their private Apple iCloud accounts. A subreddit, r/TheFappening, was created as a hub to share and discuss these stolen photos; the situation was called “CelebGate” by the media. Victims of “The Fappening” included high-profile names such as Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. Some of the images may have constituted child pornography, as the photos of Liz Lee and McKayla Maroney from the leak were claimed to have been taken when the women were underage, though this remains controversial. The subreddit was closed by Reddit administrators in September 2014.

By November 2011, 4chan made the transition to utilizing Cloudflare following a series of DDoS attacks. The 4chan imageboards were rewritten in valid HTML5/CSS3 in May 2012 in an effort to improve client-side performance. On September 28, 2012, 4chan introduced a “4chan pass” that, when purchased, “allows users to bypass typing a reCAPTCHA verification when posting and reporting posts on the 4chan image boards”; the money raised from the passes will go towards supporting the site. In January 2011, Poole announced the deletion of the /r9k/ (“ROBOT9000”) and /new/ boards, saying that /new/ had become devoted to racist discussions, and /r9k/ no longer served its original purpose of being a test implementation of xkcd’s ROBOT9000 script.

He believes that involuntary celibacy is a social phenomenon rather than a movement and has described online communities as support groups for discussing depression and loneliness. Peterson describes incels as commonly being males in their late teens who are shy. Jack Richard Peterson is an American former, self-proclaimed representative of an incel community known for hate speech and misogyny named If you can ignore the one big ad on its homepage, xTorx is not a bad torrent search engine. It crawls the results from popular blocked and unblocked Torrent websites such as The Pirate Bay, RARBG, 1337x, YTS, EZTV, Kickass Torrents, and torrent proxy sites.

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The Niles Canyon ghost is an urban legend within the vanishing hitchhiker archetype, about the ghost of a girl who had died in a car accident. Edward Mordake is the apocryphal subject of an urban legend who was, according to the legend, born in the 19th century as the heir to an English peerage with a face at the back of his head. Momo the Monster is a folklore legend that describes a purported ape-like creature, similar to descriptions of Bigfoot, that was allegedly sighted by numerous people in rural Louisiana, Missouri in 1972. The Mad Gasser of Mattoon was the name given to the person or people believed to be responsible for a series of apparent gas attacks that occurred in Mattoon, Illinois, during the mid-1940s. Love Rollercoaster Scream is an urban legend that during an instrumental portion of the song, the scream is a sound effect borrowed from an emergency call. La Llorona is a folklore legend that describes a vengeful ghost who roams waterfront areas mourning her children whom she drowned before drowning herself in regret.