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Web address
Commercial? No
Available in English
Created by Rich Buhler
Launched 1999
Alexa rank
53,485 (March 2013)[1] (or is a "mythbusting" website[2][3][4][5] about urban legends, Internet rumors, e-mail forwards, and other stories of unknown or questionable origin. was founded by the late Rich Buhler, who was also known as the "Father of Modern Christian Talk Radio" at KBRT.[6]

The topics are researched by TruthOrFiction's staff, and rated "Truth" (if true), or "Fiction" (if untrue). When the accuracy is not known with certainty, the stories are rated "Unproven," "Disputed," "Reported to be Truth" or "Reported to be Fiction." Partially true stories are rated "Truth & Fiction," "Truth But Inaccurate Details," or similar.[7][8]

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  1. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2013-03-23. 
  2. ^ "Mythbusting Resources & Links". American Chemistry Council. 2011. Archived from the original on 2013-03-25. 
  3. ^ Herb Weisbaum, ConsumerMan (2009-03-31). "The joke's on you: Beware of Internet hoaxes". Archived from the original on 2013-03-24. 
  4. ^ Rusty Pipes (2002). "Would You Like A Little Hoodwink Insurance With Your Email Today?". Retrieved 2013-03-25. 
  5. ^ Bill Sanders (2007). "Urban Legends". Orange Frog Productions. Retrieved 20-13-03-25.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. ^ "The ‘Father of Modern Christian Talk Radio’ is back!". ASSIST News Service (ANS). 2008-08-13. Retrieved 2013-03-25. 
  7. ^ Tyrel McMahan (2007-06-19). "SitesCollide #9: e-Rumors - Rich Buhler". (Podcast). Archived from the original on 2013-03-25. 
  8. ^ "About TruthOrFiction". Retrieved 2013-03-23. 

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