A self-referential story

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This is a link to a passage by David Moser, in which all of the sentences refer to themselves.

It gets funnier as it goes along.

http://consc.net/misc/moser.html" [Broken]
 
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When you first see "This is actually the last sentence of the story but has been placed here by mistake" as the first sentence in the forth paragraph of the story, you will really later discover that the last sentence of the story is simply "This is."
 
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This is my comment on this story:
When you first see "This is actually the last sentence of the story but has been placed here by mistake" as the first sentence in the forth paragraph of the story, you will really later discover that the last sentence of the story is simply "This is."

It depends on what the meaning of "is" is.
 
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This is my comment on this story:
When you first see "This is actually the last sentence of the story but has been placed here by mistake" as the first sentence in the forth paragraph of the story, you will really later discover that the last sentence of the story is simply "This is."

There it is.

My favorite part is probably the sentence stating that the passage is actually the Declaration of Independance, but that the writer failed to include anything about the declaration of independence except for the small sentence fragment "When in the course of human events", which is placed in quotation marks near the end of a sentence.
 
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I don't think much of the story, but my author liked it.
 
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This is my comment on this story:
When you first see "This is actually the last sentence of the story but has been placed here by mistake" as the first sentence in the forth paragraph of the story, you will really later discover that the last sentence of the story is simply "This is."

This sentence maliciously inflicts humiliation on the respondee by pointing out that "forth" is missing something very meaningful; namely "u".

You reaully should put moure of urself intou your pousts - kiund of liuke the Briuts dou.
 
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This post doesn't really add anything to the previous posts.
 
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This post doesn't really add anything to the previous posts.

This post attempts to make a witty retort to the previous post that is inside of a quote box.
 
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This post attempts to make a witty retort to the previous post that is inside of a quote box.

The above post (located inside the quote box) wasn't very successful in its attempt.
 
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This post, like a bored old Sith, opts to be repeatedly, unnecessarily, and repeatedly self-referential, and irritatingly anthropomorphic, (not to mention gimmicky,) but does not stop its H-bomb-like destruction for a second to notice the utter disarray of letters and nonsensical ideas it spews out and will continue to, as a sweet spot hits his T-pots, even though nothing ever tops s#!t.
 

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