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Did You Fall For Any Internet April Fool's Day Pranks?

Did You Fall For Any Internet April Fool's Day Pranks?

Were you rickrolled by Youtube? Excited to date your Gmail emails in the past? Thought Obama didn't know how to use a phone?

You got got, as the Entourage boys would say. April Fool's Day tricks were everywhere on the Internet, from Virgin and Google pledging to fly you to Mars, to Gizmodo's use of Mr. T in every single post.

I loved it — doesn't it seem like IRL, no one does any pranks anymore? I guess geeks are the most fun-loving — and the most gullible! Did you get punk'd?

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Meagan42 Meagan42 9 years
ThinkGeek sent out a few fake products, and I was really interested in this one... -- I think someone should invent it!
colormesticky colormesticky 9 years
I didn't get pranked, but I am super bummed that the trailer for The Legend of Zelda isn't real. :(
annelisew annelisew 9 years
Um, embarrassing, but I fell for that Barbara Bush on "The Bachelorette" thing.
mstinalin mstinalin 9 years
College Humor's website opened up to a girl's myspace page for a good 10 seconds! The site was vey typical - glittery text and some loud obxious song. I thought it was funny!
k80d k80d 9 years
Yes, I got pranked by this post that said Zeitgeist in the Mission District of SF was going to be replaced by a BORDERS!! EEK!
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 9 years
Nope. But I posted a fake blog on Sugar about Jessica Simpson being pregnant. Not many people fell for it, unfortunately. :(
beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
i didn't spend much time online, so - no, i didn't fall for anything.
liladdieshudiva liladdieshudiva 9 years
No one got me this year.
kthillbilly kthillbilly 9 years
i got rickrolled-for the 900,000,000th time....i HATE that
longhorn_sugar longhorn_sugar 9 years
i think the awkward youtube video of sergey and larry was the best bit = )
freegracefrom freegracefrom 9 years
Yeah, I fell for the Virgle thing for a few minutes. Because I know of Google's grant/money award for individual people to come up with space craft that will make it to the moon. So I figured that they just might be crazy enough to make a colony on Mars their next step! We got RickRolled by Youtube too. :) Cute.
gabichou26 gabichou26 9 years
I got Rickrolled by the Leaky Cauldron! They dangled a Half-Blood Prince trailer at me, what was I supposed to do!
verily verily 9 years
They were too easy to spot. I knew about Youtube before I visited it. Can't say I've ever been rickrolled before.
linb linb 9 years
They were pretty easy to spot, IMO.
Sandra16 Sandra16 9 years
k_izzle k_izzle 9 years
I got pranked on here!
Lambsauce Lambsauce 9 years
I got RickRolled by YouTube, but that was because my boyfriend, laughing, told me to go click on a featured video. (He usually just links me to videos he wants me to see, so I figured something was up!) That was about it...
Claire-Underwear Claire-Underwear 9 years
I fell for the back dated google thing. I wish I could do that!
bengalspice bengalspice 9 years
Damn Virgle! I knew the flying to Mars wasn't true, but I fell for clicking on the link.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Nope, I didn't :P
CanadianInVA CanadianInVA 9 years
For a few minutes I fell for Google's Custom Time. And the thing is I even went to the Google site looking for their joke, and still didn't get it. Two hours later it hit me. I blame it on viewing the web before I had enough coffee. :) I did enjoy the YouTube RickRoll's. I still have that song stuck in my head.
yeeun yeeun 9 years
letsee....crunchgear got me with the whole verizon buying ATT thing. I was so excited I wrote it on my hand so i wouldn't forget to tell i felt stupid.
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