Angela barks up the wrong tree…again

It looks like Angela is on the prowl once more, looking for someone to threaten, harass, and bully. This time, though, she picked the wrong victim: Steve Keys, who’s commented here in the past as Postnein, is reporting that Angela seems to believe that he runs this blog, and she has been threatening to dox…

Three cheers for Mr Tinribs!

As our readers know, this blog is dedicated to stopping the Hampstead SRA hoaxers in their tracks. Most of the time we do that by pointing out their activities and foibles, but now and again it becomes necessary to take more direct action. And during the past week, regular HR commenter Tinribs has been doing…

Why Hoaxtead mobsters call us ‘trolls’

It doesn’t happen often, but every now and again Angela Power-Disney says something interesting in one of her videos. All right, it wasn’t really interesting on its own, but it did stimulate some interesting discussion chez HR. Starting at 10:08, Angela says: I’ve been doing a lot of study on…deep study on the internet, anonymous trolling…

Would-be hacker leaves his calling card

It’s been some time since anyone attempted to hack this blog, but this past week we’ve weathered (successfully, we should add) two separate attacks. Granted, they came from the same person, who was apparently quite determined to find a vulnerability. As it happens, the hacker wound up telling us more about himself than he intended…

Why are the bunk peddlars so excited?

It is easy to bunk, but hard to debunk. Anyone who starts bunking will soon fall in with those who deal in claptrap, hokum and plain lies. Between them there may be jealousies, but at bottom there is a fellowship, and the debunker faces a league formed against him. The debunker, on the other hand,…

Hoaxtead Research: Three years on and going strong

We confess it’s hard to believe, but three years ago today, Scarlet Scoop hit “publish” on the very first post here at Hoaxtead Research. At 2,298 posts, nearly 1.3 million hits, and 94,000 comments from our readers, we’re going stronger than ever. Our goal, which we stated on the blog’s first birthday, is “to stand up and say…

Farewell to an old friend: Costa del Troll

It’s never easy to say farewell to an old friend, but sometimes it’s inevitable. And so it is with heavy hearts that we bid a fond adieu to one of our stalwart commentators here at Hoaxtead Research: Costa del Troll, we hardly knew ye! The problem, you see, is that Mr or Ms del Troll…