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Last Measure is a shock site made in 2004 by the Internet trolling organisation GNAA. It has been actively developed until 2010. There are alot of variants of this website, because it is open source and can be downloaded and edited by everyone. When visiting the original website, it will display one or more shock images, usually pornography, gore, disturbing pictures, or horrifying medical photographs from Wikipedia along with an extremely loud looped sound of a man saying "Hey everybody, I'm looking at gay porno!". A script in the website will also try to open infinite tabs and massively use the "mailto" and "callto" function, which maybe causes the user's computer to freeze while looking at shock images.
This website uses browser exploits and tricks like the 'onmouseover' and 'onclick' functions to ignore pop-up blockers and spawn windows containing shock content moving around fast. Some people say that there were variants containing actual malware, but this could never be proved. Browsers such as Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge and other IE-based browsers are known to handle the website very poorly and may cause the entire device to crash.
There are some versions that use a script known as 'StatsMeasure', which leaks the clipboard data to the Internet. Newer versions of Last Measure used an java applet known as 'CoffeeMeasure' that spawns alot of java application windows moving around the screen. The Unified version of Last Measure also contains alot of other shock images like 'The Pain Series'.
GNAA announced, that a new version of Last Measure, called RubyMeasure, that is completely written in the programming language "Ruby" will be released soon. However, it is unlikely that this version will be ever released, since there is no progress since a couple of years.
The RGB.swf file can be safely viewed here:
WARNING: Do not follow this link if you are prone to epileptic seizures. media3.albinoblacksheep.com/albino_flash010/loop/rgb(www.albinoblacksheep.com).swf
WARNING: The following websites contain pornographic content, and will also harm your computer.
- web.archive.org/web/20050630235450/thankless.net/ (Version from the GNAUK, the function spawning popups in this version is a basic window opener called "spawncreate".)
- web.archive.org/web/20060811190107/gnauk.co.uk:80/lm_test/ (Another GNAUK Last Measure mirror)
NOTE: Most of these hidden links / referrers are blocked due to the robots.txt file some very infamous Last Measure variants contain, or due to some external sites not working on Web Archive.