Has nothing to do with EGO, you simply told an untruth.
And it's not about you or that game. It's just irritating when people say they "caught" someone when they did nothing of the sort. Gives people an inflated sense of accomplishment around here.
Gives them the false impression that they're good at this game, and so they don't try to improve. Too many people just make lists with no reasoning and then if probability is on their side they sit back and say "IDC IF WE LOST AND I CONTRIBUTED NOTHING, I PUT A NAME ON A LIST