But I jest! Not for me the self-promotion that drives many to chirp away and fill the air with endless, aimless chatter: "look at what I'm doing," while the quiet ones are actually doing, and just not talking about it.
"Full many a gem of purest ray serene
The dark unfathom'd caves of ocean bear:
Full many a flower is born to blush unseen,
And waste its sweetness on the desert air." -- Elegy Written in a Country Church-Yard Thomas Gray (1716-71).
I am not an expert hoaxer, but do check out David Cardinal's entertaining and revealing article at Extreme Tech on the 8 Greatest Tech Hoaxes in History. It's a trip down memory lane... for those with long memories!