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This Chain Email Has Been Inspiring Prank Phone Calls To Aussie Radio Stations For 15 Years – Gizmodo Australia

The inspiration for a radio prank that is still carried out today is a chain email sent around more than 15 years ago in Australia.



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Everyone loves a good radio quiz. Nothing lights up a radio station’s call lines like a show host asking ‘What’s the capital of Peru?’ (It’s Lima.) But for years, nefarious forces have sought to derail these lighthearted games taking place on Australian airwaves with prank calls and it can all be traced back to a chain email.
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On early on Friday morning, a member of the ABC’s unofficial Facebook group for its late night radio program posted his dissatisfaction to the group.
“Oh dear…

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