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The best 15 fake Twitter profiles

These Phweeters have us in stiches

Hoax Twitter profiles are very common. From the Dalai Lama and rapper Kayne West to the White House, there have been some excellent Phweeters (phony tweeters). We've sifted through hundreds of profiles to bring you the 15 best fake Twitter accounts. Follow (the genuine) PC Advisor tweet at Twitter.com/PCAdvisor.

Roger Clemens

Name: RogerClemens

Who he is: Famous baseball player.

Why he's worth following: This profile hasn't been updated since the summer, but might start up again when baseball season starts. The author characterises Clemens as a steroid junkie who recently developed a crush on Miley Cyrus.

How often he tweets: Infrequent.

Favourite tweets: "Thinking Miley Cyrus sure is cute." "About to inject Miley Cyrus, I mean MYSELF with steroids."

Erica's Fish

Name: ericasfish

Who it is: A fish living in a single woman's apartment.

Why it's worth following: A fictitious fish that watches silently and with repressed envy as its ‘human' goes about her daily life.

How often he tweets: Several times a week.

Favourite tweet: "My Favourite part of the day is when the human rolls half-conscious out of bed and trips on the ottoman on the way to serve me breakfast."

Stephen Colbert

Name: StephenTColbert

Who he is: Father of the US comedy show, Colbert Nation.

Why he's worth following: A whole crop of Colberts is out there, but this one has been by far the funniest. StephenTColbert is so realistic that many thought this was the real deal; Comedy Central even had to issue a denial that this was not the real Colbert. The author claims to have stopped tweeting and wants to hand over the profile to the real Colbert. Follow and find out what happens.

How often he tweets: We'll have to wait and see.

Favourite tweet: "Like any good newsman, I believe that if you're not scared, I'm not doing my job."

Darth Vader

Name: DarthVader

Who he is: Evil Sith Lord and father of Luke Skywalker

Why he's worth following: We've definitely saved the best for last with this hilarious insider's view of the Dark Side.

How often he tweets: Daily

Favourite tweet: "The bad news is we had to let go of about 8,000 clone troopers today. The good news is it really only counts as 1."

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