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  • Started 6 years ago by jd2066
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jd2066
jd2066
Posts: 3814

Just thought I would remind everyone it's April Fools Day and to keep an eye on what you read today as some things can be a joke.
Also for anyone who wants to see many of the jokes online there are many listed at http://aprilfoolsdayontheweb.com/2008.html

Edit:
Funny ones I like so far:
ThinkGeek - Fake Product List
Virgle: The Adventure of Many Lifetimes
Gmail custom time

Posted 6 years ago
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Scott
Scott
Posts: 5618

Thanks for the heads-up JD. Do you know any magician's tricks you care to expose too? How do they always know the card I hold or saw that lady in half?

Where were you last year to warn me of this, http://www.google.com/tisp/ before I went out and tried to buy it?

Posted 6 years ago
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thegeek
The Geek
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I always check the current day in Wikipedia for the list of jokes... this page changes throughout the day.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_1%2C_2008

Posted 6 years ago
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pipo
pipo
Posts: 428

@scott
that's funny. lol.

i did get to fool some of my friends in my ym list, i put my status as "You're invited on my wedding this June 31st, message me for details."

Posted 6 years ago
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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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http://lifehacker.com/373817/t.....eek-pranks try out this list

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HASH
HASH
Posts: 207

nice link jd its was soo funny

Posted 6 years ago
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HASH
HASH
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and one more thing, there was some wierd posts last night, by the user wizardsal
they have disappeared
can someone please explain to me what happened?

Posted 6 years ago
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thegeek
The Geek
Posts: 2059

I deleted the posts because I'm not gonna tolerate that type of behavior.

This forum is supposed to be about helping people that need help, and enjoying some geek related stuff with the other regulars. Those posts were neither and just crossed the line, and irritated a number of people who contacted me privately about it.

Posted 6 years ago
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HASH
HASH
Posts: 207

yeah, i was pretty curious, because it was April Fools Day, but still it was very threatening. Did you guys ban the user?

Posted 6 years ago
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thegeek
The Geek
Posts: 2059

Naturally, yes.

Posted 6 years ago
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Santo
Santo
Posts: 1288

They might have been killed by our moderator... :)

Posted 6 years ago
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HASH
HASH
Posts: 207

ok, fast reply, see thats why i want a online/offline feature, so i know your lurking the forums! :)

Posted 6 years ago
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thegeek
The Geek
Posts: 2059

I don't usually have time, but I do try and check in every so often.

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HASH
HASH
Posts: 207

ok, professional Geek, happy april fools day to you

Posted 6 years ago
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pipo
pipo
Posts: 428

it was quite annoying, but if you reply to those kind of posters, they do continue annoying everyone, so it's better to just ignore them.

Posted 6 years ago
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HASH
HASH
Posts: 207

yeah thats why i didnt even click any of the threads, no one had poster replies, and i didnt wanna be a first.

Posted 6 years ago
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jd2066
jd2066
Posts: 3814

I can't believe it. I just got fooled even knowing what day it was.
I was going though a list of web sites I had open and found Ed Bott's blog.
I looked and saw a blog post about MaxWin.
It wasn't until I saw April 1st at the end I realized it was an April fools joke.
It had just seemed like a normal post with a few mistakes.

Posted 6 years ago
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pipo
pipo
Posts: 428

@jd2066
hahaha, that post from Ed Bott is funny, super windows.

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