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Old 31 March 2017, 04:28 PM
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Default April Fool's Day Pranks: Post 'em here!

As per snopes tradition, if you find an online April Fool's Day prank, post it here for all to enjoy!

Here's one!

Netflix Live

http://www.theverge.com/2017/3/31/15...mr-video-watch
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Old 31 March 2017, 04:54 PM
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Not sure if this story is a prank or real but it kind of trips my prank buttons. Basically, an Uber driver finds out her boyfriend is cheating on her because the driver delivers her fare to the boyfriend's apartment. The boyfriend had told the driver he was going to be out of town and the fare was talking about how she'd flown in just to see him.
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Old 31 March 2017, 05:04 PM
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May not be real, but perhaps not intentionally an AFD prank. It was posted on the 27th. That's a little early.
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Old 31 March 2017, 05:47 PM
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Epic bars has a new flavor, Placenta Strawberry. Unfortunately it is sold out, but here is a video about how they came up with it.
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Old 31 March 2017, 05:56 PM
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Here's a list already at CNET...

https://www.cnet.com/news/april-fool...rust-anything/

I'm also looking at thinkgeek.com, but the problem with that site is that their AFD prank items are so cool that you want them to be real and it's hard to tell which is and which isn't fake. That, and sometimes they go on and make the AFD prank item for real anyway, like the Tauntaun sleeping bag and Unicorn Meat.

http://www.thinkgeek.com/
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Old 31 March 2017, 06:32 PM
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After the first few times that happened, I think they started using the AF email as their test marketing. Put a few things that they could make in it and see what gets the most response.

PS. The Tauntaun sleeping bag is actually a pretty good sleeping bag.
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Old 31 March 2017, 07:54 PM
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Google Maps is once again transformed into a Pac-Man maze, although this time it is Ms. Pac-Man.
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Old 31 March 2017, 08:07 PM
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I have an Amazon Echo and just got an email with an update saying pets are now able to communicate with it.

Edit: Aww..dangit..it was in the cnet list already.

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Old 31 March 2017, 08:25 PM
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Nanodrop, so you can get all your hydration needs in a drop, instead of a bottle. It is 5000 times more hydrating than water.
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Old 31 March 2017, 08:54 PM
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Read This! Teacher gives 4th-graders fake "spelling test" as April Fool's prank

Fourth-grade teacher Joe Dombrowski pulled off his April Fool’s Day prank a few days early this year, and the internet can’t get enough of it.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/teacher-...l-fools-prank/
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Old 01 April 2017, 08:16 AM
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High heeled hiking boots, new from Anaconda!
https://www.facebook.com/AnacondaSto...753135/?type=3

The University of Melbourne announces a Department of Witchcraft and Wizardry
https://www.facebook.com/notes/the-u...8614081885195/

Disney confirms Simba will be gay in the upcoming Lion King live action remake
https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2017/04/0...sney-confirms/

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service posts video of emus flying over Australia
https://www.facebook.com/NSWNational...c_ref=NEWSFEED

St George bank borrows cat cafe idea, opens bunny branch for Easter
https://www.facebook.com/stgeorgeban...c_ref=NEWSFEED

Virgin Australia airline announces new canine cabin crew
https://www.facebook.com/virginaustr...4286116896990/
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Furniture retail Ikea is taking to the skies.

http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1359299
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Old 01 April 2017, 08:32 AM
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deviantArt: The World's Largest Biting Pear Fansite

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Old 01 April 2017, 01:22 PM
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Introducing: Google Wind

Google teams up with the Netherlands to control the weather.

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Old 01 April 2017, 01:28 PM
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Equestria Daily has the scoop! All of MLP:FiM's season 7 episode synopses has been leaked and... wow is it saucy!

https://www.equestriadaily.com/2017/...psis.html#more

Furthermore, Equestrian Airlines is having a free ticket giveaway!

https://www.equestriadaily.com/2017/...rates-new.html
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Old 01 April 2017, 01:30 PM
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EQD has also changed its name to Sauce 'n Pony Daily.

https://www.equestriadaily.com/2017/...ony-daily.html
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Red Letter Media did a youtube review of a fake movie that was so lame I'm not even sure it's a prank?!?

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Buffalo Bills acquire quarterback Tom Brady in trade with New England

https://www.yahoo.com/sports/news/bu...143027470.html
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Not sure whether it quite counts as a prank, but:

https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html

(semispoiler below):










don't worry -- only one version looks real
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Old 01 April 2017, 08:37 PM
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Neener, Neener Russian government posts April Fools' Day prank offering "election interference"

Need some election interference? The Russian Foreign Ministry is ready to help -- or so it says on April Fools’ Day.

On Saturday, the ministry posted on its Facebook page an audio file of the purported new automated telephone switchboard message for Russian embassies.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/russian-...-interference/
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