Six years later Usenet was joined by Demos.su, the first genuine site based in Moscow. Some readers needed convincing that the postings from it were not just another prank. Vadim Antonov, the senior programmer at Demos and the major poster from there until mid-1991, was quite aware of all this, and referred to it frequently in his own postings. Antonov later arranged to have the domain's gateway site named kremvax.demos.su, in honour of the hoax.
Weird Retro Fact: A gaming legend that exists to this day, is that of Sheng Long, the non-existent hidden character from the Street Fighter series of games. Sheng Long started out as a mistranslation, in the game text, was picked-up as a April Fool's gag and has lived in gaming legend ever since. Read: You Must Defeat Sheng Long To Stand A Chance. Another gaming urban legend from the 80s, is that of the deaths caused by playing the arcade game Berzerk. Read the Captain's Blog post Retro Gaming: Bezerk Death.