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A die-hard fan of the band The Sherlocks, whoever he may be, had a brilliant scheme to instantly become a Very Important Person.

Adam Boyd went to go see The Sherlocks rock in Manchester, UK, on February 11th, and when he got to the venue, had a less-than-awesome view. Using the power of the internet's best editable encyclopedia, Boyd quickly became the band's family.

Posted by Adam Boyd on Saturday, February 11, 2017

Wikipedia's evidence of his influence is undeniable.

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"I cannot believe it worked. I was expecting to be kicked out for trying," Boyd told The Daily Mail.

"From what I can remember, he had the rope going across the door, and refused to let me in, until I explained I was one of the band members' cousins, and obviously he didn't believe that, either," he explained.

Adam Boyd: Family.
Adam Boyd: Family.
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"I was trying to find some way to 'prove' I was family. That's when I 'remembered' about being credited on Wikipedia, although I had changed it minutes beforehand, and showed him he and said 'Fair enough' and let me past. I guess luck was on my side, either that or a gullible bouncer?"

A similar scheme was pulled off in 2015, with another band I haven't heard of, Peking Duk, wishing congratulations.

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The Sherlocks caught wind of Boyd via Lad Bible and gave him a round of applause.