In case anyone thinks the fake pic was just some harmless barely-noticed project by an admiring flunky with time on his hands. No. Sockpuppet "Robert" used it in the very first attempt by the Great Man's acolytes to persuade John Baez that El Naschie was über smart.
This is from That Hard-to-Find Baez Material:
Re: The Case of M. S. El Naschie
if you are not well educated enough to understand this man’s breakthroughs maybe you should contact some clever guys that have been in contact with him:
Posted by: Robert on November 9, 2008 8:28 AM
محمد النشائي All El Naschie All The Time محمد النشائى