Step 1) Spam the crap out of the Digg user comments using multiple accounts, multiple URLs, and make them all look like legitimate links. Continue this for a few days, to get people good-and-angry.
Step 2) Post a story calling for your own spammy, fake, accounts to be IP-banned. Everyone blindly insta-diggs it, because they’re really pissed off.
Step 3) Profit.
Seriously, read the comments and watch the diggers slowly realize what’s just happened. I don’t think there’s anything funnier on the Internet.
Michal Till (January 23, 2007 at 8:44 pm)
It looks like they have removed the site, so the “a story” link is invalid, at least for me.
John Resig (January 23, 2007 at 10:49 pm)
@Michal: Oh rats! I should’ve cached it. If I can find a copy, I’ll post it here.
Imagine everyone posting comments bragging about how they’re totally going to get this guy banned – then like 20 comments down, someone realizes what the story is actually linking to, and everyone starts to get really concerned. Way too funny.