Three years ago today:
My Parents... Let Us Go Hiking!!!
... Hiking!!! on LGPedia
Views on youtube
Aug 29, 2006: 285,415
Jul 13, 2007: 568,771
Jul 13, 2009: 737,398
The accepted history now goes that lonelygirl15's fans were "shocked" when she was outed in september 06, but of course in reality many people presumed it was fictional (to varying degrees) even at this point. Lonelygirl15.com started to become active (though no one was going there) a few days before this video was posted, and when Hiking was posted, it garnered one comment:
Janice D. Says:
July 17th, 2006 at 5:02 pm
The first really “fake” feeling video she has posted. She’s acting, putting on a show, creating her own little low-budget soap opera. It was fun for a while, but the jig is up.
Well, Janice D. can say what she wants, but this is one of the classic lg15 vids.