Ready to jump down the rabbit hole? Okay, here we go.
The year is year zero. The year is referenced as 0000 instead of the current Roman calendar. Through this image, we can see that 0000 is 2022.
The campaign started with a new NIN tour shirt with some of the letters brighter than others. Production malfunction? No, a clue to lead listeners to the first website. The letters spelled “I AM TRYING TO BELIEVE”, where iamtryingtobelieve.com is an actual site.
This site introduces us to a drug called Parepin, which the government has added to our water that will boost our immune system against the bioterrorist attacks that are currently occurring. However there are some that feel the drug has side affects resulting in hallucinations, twitches and placidness.
If you try to e-mail the webmaster of this website to talk about the side affects of the drug you get a very eerie auto-reply like someone was holding a gun to his head...
Second website was unlocked by a concert goer finding a USB flash disk in the bathroom with a link to http://anotherversionofthetruth.com/.
The website appears to be a propaganda page for a “New America” but with some drags of the mouse reveals a desolate landscape and a link to a very gloomy message board.
The phone conversation can be heard by calling the number (216) 333-1810...
Most frightening part of the conversation is when the receiver of the call says “I’ll call the cops” the caller says in a distressed voice, “The cops are already here, they are the ones that locked us in.”