What do you have planned for April Fool's Day?

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  1. Doctor Q Administrator

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    April Fool's Day is the year's best holiday.

    Do you have any surprises planned for your family, friends, roommates, coworkers, enemies, or complete strangers?
     
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    Generally speaking, I don't too much. I've pranked my co-workers on numerous occasions but since I work out of my house for the majority of time, I've not done much.

    I'll pull a couple of things on my kids and wife, though I haven't come up with any specifics yet
     
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    I had no idea April Fools was a holiday. I have to work. :eek:
     
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    Hmmmm, I'm flying cross-country tomorrow, so I'm banking on no surprises what-so-ever. :p
     
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    Haven't played any April Fools jokes since I was at school. Do adults really do that sort of thing? Must be just across the pond I guess.
     
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    It always startled me how much effort Google puts into April fools jokes. I wouldn't say it is a reason why I don't like them, however.
     
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    A number of years ago I superglued a quarter to the floor near the gum ball machine at my parent's store. I couldn't count the number of people who tried to pick it up! It lasted for about two years until someone must have pried it up.

    Last year I took a McDonalds cup, glued some magnets on the bottom, and put it on the top of my wife's car. She couldn't figure out why everyone was honking and waving at her. Unfortunately, it didn't stay on at highway speeds as it was gone by the time she got to work. I'll have to get some heavier magnets and try it again.

    Many, many years ago, I put small Post-It notes on the bottom of all the optical mice in the department. Given that I was the default IT person, it was easy to pull off the note and make it look like nothing was wrong...

    Now that I work in an office by myself, April Fools Day isn't near as much fun...
     
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    It's not a day I think about it until I see something (trickery) that was done to someone else. Otherwise, I don't participate with it.
     
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    Last year I was driving along the highway when a McDonald's cup full of magnets smashed through the windscreen.......:D
     
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    I planned to work and just see what happened, but I'm actually spending the day at home, sick :(
     
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    Maybe some industrious person will replace all of your coffee gear with cardboard replicates...:p
     
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    A few years ago at work, someone was on holiday and while they were away a couple of people wrapped everything on his desk in newspaper. Computer, screen, keyboard, mouse, individual pens, stapler, each book on the bookshelf...
     
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    Attending conference calls for work and planning my work schedule for April.
     
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    ...and die!:mad:

    You don't mess with a man's car, or his coffee gear...

    :rolleyes: ;)
     
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    I guess some people are fanatical about their coffee. :rolleyes:

    :p
     
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    Me!?

    Fanatical about coffee?

    Mr. Casual...toss-anything-in-the-espresso-machine?

    Nah...



    Well, maybe just a little.:p

    ;)
     
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    Espresso machine? Pish!! If you're going to feign being a member of the coffee-peasantry, you ought to do better than that!
     
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    I haven't seen too much here this year. A weather site has a recommend clothing section, usually listing 1 or 2 layers at this time of year. Today it said zero :p

    This one got some people hook, line and sinker though!
     
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    Perhaps if one were to simply mention INSTANT COFFEE in a low and dulcet tone.

    KGB:D
     
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    Replace the regular coffee with decaff. Gotta get to work a bit early for that.
     
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    :eek:

    That's even worse than gas station coffee :D
     

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