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Submited: 2008-04-01 20:46
changed the logo in the site header to be upside-down for the day.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 20:45
posted fake news about the TV series Smallville, including fake episode titles for all of the show's eighth season, a fake episode description and announced the website would shut down.
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Wrestling Gone Wrong taken over by WWE
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Submited: 2008-04-01 20:44
released a fake manual written in 'Esperanto.' Download here
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The webcomic EverAfter on Snafu Comics updated for the first time in almost six months with a page stating that 'Everyone died...the end'
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Submited: 2008-04-01 20:30
Say they're going to launch a nintendo magazine next month.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 20:30
Chris Pirillo's live streaming site, he has the Camera and chat upside down at times
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Submited: 2008-04-01 20:25
Jerkcity looks like Drudge Report
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Submited: 2008-04-01 20:24
Merriam-Webster online issued a press release today stating that ?it?s? and ?its? will now be found under one combined entry in the famous reference dictionary.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 20:19
New 20' iMac Screens Show 98% Fewer Colors
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Submited: 2008-04-01 20:18
Today the Richard Rolland Foundation announced a $10 mil filmmaking grant promoting the theme of 'We're No Strangers To Love.' When asked about the submission deadline, a spokesman replied, 'you know the rules, and so do I.' Submissions must be under five minutes length and no longer. 'A full commitment's what I'm thinking of,' added the red-haired spokesman. 'You wouldn't get this [offer] from any other guy.'
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Submited: 2008-04-01 20:15
TheOneRing.net bought by Time Warner
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'The PostgreSQL project has ended. Thanks to the world-wide community for participating.'
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Submited: 2008-04-01 20:05
rickrolled their users on the News page and put up banners directed at specific members. Eight items, making fun of staff, members, and spamming events, were released simultaneously.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 20:01
discovery of a 'furry trout' in Lake Superior
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:58
Weighted Companion Cube
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:53
web site becoming paysite
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:52
claimed they released 'Pro Envy' a new variation of Pro Diamond with some features, such as destroying peoples TM PRo membership.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:50
Robots in the Data Center?
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:49
The SpongeBob wiki, changed to AvatarWiki for this day only, claiming that the owners preferred Avatar: The Last Airbender because it won the Kids Choice Awards 2008 'Favorite Cartoon' award.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:48
produce a video claiming that they are being sued by the Pokemon company for $20,000,000
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:46
[Need to log in] car forum Solaraguy.com changed its entire layout to be a Chuck Norris fan site, 'WTF-Chuck.com', including changing user's avatars to random pictures of Chuck Norris, and any references to the word 'Solara' is changed to 'ChuckMobile'.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:46
briefly changed the name of there Angry Video Game Nerd sub-forum to make it the Irate Gamer sub-forum
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:43
reporting on the fictional Grap Instituut voor Handels Onderzoek (GIHO) 'INNOVATION MAY BE DETRIMENTAL TO BUSINESS' finding
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:33
announced an as-yet-fictitious Metasploit Framework 4.0, which is allegedly proprietary software. (Earlier versions of Metasploit are open source.) The site requests that users with previous open-source copies destroy them. The announcement of its new 'PwnCraft' interface is also likely a hoax
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:33
When you click to the link to return to the main board at the top of the page, it asks you if you want to delete the board. Clicking 'yes' says 'deleting board' and takes you to the ProBoards homepage. Clicking 'Cancel' says 'too late, deleting board' and also takes you to the ProBoards homepage. Obviously, the board is not deleted.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:30
[Dillinger Four]] release artwork and tracklisting for their often delayed upcoming album C I V I L W A R
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:30
got kicked off the current Anti-Flag tour after a disagreement on America's Involvement in Iraq and impromptu haircuts which led to a brawl at a Chicken and waffles restaurant
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:29
Gaslight Anthem would be touring as Bruce Springsteen's backing band
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:29
Punknews had posted that Cancer Bats are changing their name of their name due to pressure by PETA
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:28
announced the debut of their first branded food product, 'Newkirk Nuggets' made from the cloned upper-arm cells of PETA president Ingrid Newkirk
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:25
Home page upside down
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:24
announced that it would ignore the stock market for six months in favor of more general topics , and presented a series of fake articles highlighting its new approach, including a review of various spatulas and a comparison of Chuck Norris with Jack Bauer
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:22
NC changed its auto license plate design to include doughnuts, tobacco, bacon, and moonshine. Also, the city was renamed
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:18
New Xbox 360 Game: Metal Creed Solid 4: Assassins Of The patriots
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:18
Robbie Williams for Velvet Revolver?
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:17
The New Mastersounds Message board turned into the William Shatner Scene - 24X7 William Shatner Music!
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:05
Effective as of April 1, 2008, Kobra's Corner will be unavailable due to the author, Kobra, being charged with libel by the Church of Scientology.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:04
The Jeopardy! website features a picture of Alex Trebek with his old mustache
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:01
Fake RFC A Generalized Unified Character Code: Western European and CJK Sections
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Submited: 2008-04-01 19:01
Fake RFC Naming Rights in IETF Protocols
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:59
David Tennant will play the former British Prime Minister in Andrew Lloyd Webber's new project: 'Tony Blair - The Musical'
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:56
an environmental news website, announced that Al Gore was running for president as an independent candidate
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:55
blog announced that his publisher was giving away free copies of his books to clear excess inventory.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:53
Featured article is about a fictitious planet called 'Fraggle Rock'
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:51
KFJC and WFMU changed places. Their websites were switched, and their DJs and studios were putting out their programming over the other's FM broadcast and Internet stream. (The DJs gave the ID for the station they were actually broadcasting over.)
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:50
Firm from Norway has developed a satellite to harness the energy from stars.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:47
announced the formation of a 16-team Canadian Professional Basketball League. Julius 'Dr. J.' Erving is commissioner. League will have mandatory sized Afros.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:46
Unusual banking trojan found today
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:46
Urgent! Board disabled due to RIAA legal action!!
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:45
in response to Deutsche Telekom requesting they no longer use the color magenta on their sister site Engadget Mobile, colors the background of their site magenta, and slightly modifies the Engadget Mobile logo so it appears to read 'Engadge t-Mobile'
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:44
The entire front page of the website is turned into a newspaper format promoting a plethora of fake news centered around anime.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:43
site announced the US Cent will no longer be produced by the United States Mint
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Entire text replaced with wookiee speak.
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http://www.mahoganyfinish.org/?p=58
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:40
fully poll and the old owner posted a topic( he never posts and its cool when he does)
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:39
Waiting game for palm, displays only a hour glass icon
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The 2D Gaming Forum decided to switch to 3D video games instead.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:26
fake news
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:25
all sorts of stuff funny only to cyclists
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:20
Changed all the avitars to Teletubbies, and made a 'self destruct' button linking to the tellitubby site.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:18
[Need to log in] Everybody was told the head admin of the site was involved in a car accident. Most of the people actually believed it!
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Hakeem Olajuwon to Return to the Rockets
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atsec information security announced a patent for the ultimate solution of buffer overflow errors
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:16
new product out today called Defendius, a door chain with a maze.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:15
a very convincing fake NYTimes article
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Pedaling Towards a Carbon Nuetral Company - 352 Media Goes Green!
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Maxis announced the creation of SporeDate
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For one day only Funny glasses are available for purchase from the Palace Shoppe.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:11
The most recent news release offers a chance to win season tickets to a fictitious baseball team, a sweepstakes which will purportedly reward 50 winners with season tickets an a custom designed T-shirt
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:10
Announced that it has been sold to former CAL Operations Manager Martijn Bloemheuvel for an undisclosed amount of money. In order to strike a deal, the site, along with all of its assets would be accompanied with $20 and a box of chocolates
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Submited: 2008-04-01 18:04
Opposition leaders had reached a deal for Mugabe to step down graciously
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:48
K.I.T.T Goes on Strike, Should Have Been a GT-R
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:47
Shortpacked Toy Store becomes McAwesome's Parasailing and Chocolate Bakery!
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:43
Independant Hardcore Video Game Blog Destructoid spoofs Foxnews.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:39
That this independent and close-knit fan site has been acquired by NBC-Universal.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:38
There is an illegal alien running for president
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:35
NHL Mandates Mullets for all Players
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:32
Randy Orton Stripped of WWE Championship
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:24
OBAMA'S SITE HAS BEEN HACKED AND FORWARDS TO HILLARY'S HACKERS!!!!
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:21
Prince Fielder protest sausage race
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:16
Fan article site decided to cover American Idol instead of College Football
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:12
Full list of InfoWorld April Fools' Jokes
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:12
Eco-friendly server converts conference-room hot air into CPU cycles
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:11
Google to acquire U.S. government: What this means for IT
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:11
changed changed the Women section to the Men section
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:11
Chicago Public Radio reported that Major League Baseball has retroactively awarded the 1945 World Series title to the Chicago Cubs, due to an alleged ineligible playere appearing on the roster of the Detroit Tigers.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:09
became the radiohead hotline
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:09
Study: Don't Know tops IT's to-do list
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:09
OLPC offshoring trend heats up: Low overhead, fresh outlooks have IT work headed overseas -- and down the height stack
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:08
Google buys Facebook
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:08
Steve Jobs 'miracle' in the valley: Thousands of worshipers flock to view 'holy site' of Apple founder in Los Altos garage
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Submited: 2008-04-01 17:03
return of the Oldsmobile brand after the rights were purchased by Toyota
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Submited: 2008-04-01 16:59
A fake 'development' forum for the upcoming game Frogs & Mice has been 'accidentally' made available to the entire forum, containing fake posts.
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Submited: 2008-04-01 16:58
PC World Champions DOS as antidote to Vista's bloat
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Submited: 2008-04-01 16:57
Mexican Hairless Dog Adoption
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Submited: 2008-04-01 16:53
The title of the game Dwarf Fortress is now Goblin Tower. The main page of the wiki gives hints on how to make a successful goblin tower, and replaces words such as economics with more goblin appropriate ones, like stealing
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Submited: 2008-04-01 16:52
Swapped main airsoft page for paintball
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Submited: 2008-04-01 16:50
Original Star Trek returning to TV
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The entire forums were allegedly taken over by the French Government, including changing the most of the forum names to French-related names.
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