Updated: Aug 6, 2019
It gets pretty wild.
You may have seen the conspiracy theory of Australia being a hoax floating around, a couple of months ago. If you haven’t read it, here it is:
Although the Australia being a hoax theory is just a very elaborate joke, there are Redditors that are very serious about Finland being made up. Redditor PM_ME_NICE_MESSAGES has created the subreddit r/finlandConspiracy which includes all of their research and reasoning explaining why this theory may, in fact, be legitimate. PM_ME_NICE_MESSAGES claims that not only is Finland completely made up, there no actual landmass where Finland is supposed to be.
It may sound completely absurd, and they address that further while giving evidence of why this conspiracy theory is true.
“What about the Finnish people? And the language?”, you may ask, well they’ve gone ahead and answered some questions you may have.
The similarities between Japanese and Finnish are explained here.
This map shows what the map should look like, versus where maps show Finland is.
Although there are sceptics, most people think this theory is plausible.
You can read the original post here.