Now, this is a controversy, and to some seems so simple.
Hoax or Real?
You can have whatever opinion you like, but please actually have reason behind it!
I, honestly, think he's real. Sure, people can photoshop. Sure, he was in a photoshop contest. But there were myths and occurrences including slenderman long before he showed up on the Web.
Long Jack. That's folklore. Now, how do you beat THAT?