When Scarlet Scoop started this blog two years ago today, we can safely guarantee that she had no idea we’d be going strong two years later.
In its earliest days, this blog was an in-your-face answer to “Jacqui Farmer” and her disgusting Hamster Research blog, now mercifully defunct. Scarlet, who coined the word “Hoaxtead”, led off with a jaw-dropping 1,000+ posts in our first four months—an awesome output by any standard—before handing the reins over to El Coyote in late August 2015. EC has maintained a rather more sedate pace over the past year and a half, but this blog has continued to grow and thrive, achieving a loyal readership and a stalwart group of regular commentators who really make HR the “blog of record” for those who oppose the Hampstead SRA hoax.
It turns out that those who support the hoax seem to like us too! We are frequently amused to find our carefully researched stories quoted by various Hoaxtead pushers, who just can’t seem to stay away, no matter how much they vilify us in public.
At various points over the past two years it’s seemed as though the hoax was on the verge of complete collapse, and it would soon be time for us to pack away our deerstalkers and magnifiers and go back to our normal lives. Invariably, though, the hoax has managed to pick itself up, coughing and gasping, and stagger along…and it seems there will always be someone out there willing to be duped by the Hoaxtead mobsters. And so we carry on, and will continue to do so until the last Hoaxtead mobster has given up.
Following the Hampstead hoax is a bit like being addicted to Eastenders: each time things slow down a bit, you just know there’ll be another bizarre plot twist round the next corner! In honour of some of the highlights of the past two years, our friends at “Hands Off Hampstead” have put together this video for your viewing (and singing along) pleasure:
We’ve celebrated many victories here at HR, and as we head into our third year, we won’t be slowing down. We can promise the Hampstead mobsters that we will be watching their every move, reporting on their scare tactics and harassment, and uncovering their lies, for just as long as it takes. We think it’s fair to say that we are in this for the long haul.
As we said last year in our birthday message, “Our goal remains the same: to stand up and say a resounding ‘No!’ to the liars, scam artists, and gullible dupes who’ve done their best to destroy lives by spreading this hoax. And we’ll keep on doing that for as long as need be, until Hoaxtead is nothing but a bad memory”.