By: 11.20.09

Normally, fake viral videos are sucky and hamfisted, and give me that same groany feeling I get when my mom talks about Farmville.  But this fake viral video for Activision’s Tony Hawk: Ride is an exception (first video below).  It starts out believable: a bulldog playing with the skateboard peripheral, as they have been known to do (second video).  Then it gets wicked absurd. 

Here’s a cool litmus test to try out.  Show this video to someone, and if they say, “That’s fake!” like they’ve solved a grand mystery, Ric Flair chop them in the chest and say, “Now figure out why I did that, Sherlock.”

[via kotaku]

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