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I will be posting April Fool’s links as soon as I find them.  Report any broken/malfunctioning ones, as well as new ones to add here.

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Youtube: Your New Viewing Experience
http://www.youtube.com/t/new_viewing_experience
Just add &flip=1 to the end of any url
Example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2ZFA4me4iw&fmt=22&flip=1

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gBall: Google have announced that they are developing a prototype ball for use in the Australian Football League with GPS. Apparently, the ball will measure the location, force, and torque of a kick. Google claimed that the ball will cost $10 with a cost-per-kick set of payments in addition to the basic fee.
http://www.google.com.au/intl/en/gball/

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ChristCenteredGamer: Website is changed to Agnostic Gamer
http://www.christcenteredgamer.com/

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The Pirate Bay: Warner Bros. Studios acquires TPB
http://thepiratebay.org/

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TokyoTosho becomes…

Běijīng Túshūguǎn

http://tokyotosho.com/index20090401.php

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BBC: A video that tricks you into thinking you have ESP
Video explaining it + candid reactions: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7C_iy7SyDJE
Actual video: http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree/videohub/esptest.shtml (this is actually really cool)
Easy link to remember: http://bbc.co.uk/esptest

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Expedia: Flights to Mars from only $99
http://www.expedia.com/daily/mars/flights-to-mars/?mcicid=Mars_home_us

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Yahoo! Buzz: Pistachio Recall Alarms the Web
http://buzz.yahoo.com/buzzlog/92418

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BT-Chat: Offering a new service to ship torrents to your house on CDs and claims it is approved by the MPAA
http://www.bt-chat.com/

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Kotaku AU: New Classification System Agreed; M Games Now Banned Too
http://www.kotaku.com.au/games/2009/04/new_classification_system_agreed_m_games_now_banned_too.html

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Opera: Introducing Opera Face Gestures (Use face gestures + webcam to control the browser)
http://labs.opera.com/news/2009/04/01/

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IGN AU: Grand Theft Auto: Harbour City Leaked, Next GTA set in Australia, featuring co-op and new destruction tech.
http://au.games.ign.com/articles/968/968387p1.html

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Fark: Announcing The New Fark Experience.
http://www.fark.com/messagefromdrew/

http://www.fark.com/NFE/

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http://www.starlessumbra.com/
Trick your friends into thinking they are going to get a visit from the FBI for attempting to view CP.

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http://au.gamespot.com/news/blogs/spot-on/909183774/26831753/aussie-specific-rock-band-track-pack-unveiled.html

Rock Band On The Road: Australia

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VLC: Changed logo to a bulldozer
http://www.videolan.org/

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Woopra: Woopra to Launch World’s First Webcam Spy Feature for Web Sites
http://www.woopra.com/blog/2009/03/31/announcing-woopras-new-webcam-enablement-feature/

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CollegeHumor: Apparently times are tough and Axe bought out CH
http://collegehumor.com

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YTMND: Becomes /dogchan/
http://ytmnd.com

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Mabel’s Labels: Label your stuff with invisible sticky labels
http://www.mabel.ca/

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Surfer Mag: First 100 Foot wave successfully surfed
http://surfermag.com/features/onlineexclusives/100-foot-wave-surfed-chile/

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BugMeNot: The site that gives you logins for porn sites and shit now requires you to log in (not really)
http://www.bugmenot.com/register.php?url=luelinks.net

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Gizmodo: Asks all viewers to click all the ads and to leave your credit card number in the comments
http://i.gizmodo.com/5192978/attention-gizmodo-have-you-ever-been-at-the-right-place-at-the-right-time-

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PS3Trophies: Obama: Road to the White House Trophies Revealed!
http://www.ps3trophies.com/newsstory.php?newsid=130
http://www.ps3trophies.com/trophies/113

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Google Maps: When using Street View, your icon in the bottom left corner is a panda. When using Street View in Japan, it’s the popular Japanese character “Gachapin”
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Tokyo+Tower&sll=35.66257,139.746373&sspn=0.008211,0.021029&ie=UTF8&t=h&layer=c&cbll=35.65897,139.745753&panoid=hrfbwu3lwi9OEpHxsdlQ2w&cbp=12,197.7745841282631,,0,-43.3061224489796&ll=35.65897,139.745753&spn=0,359.998686&z=20

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Firebox.com: Various new amazing products
http://www.firebox.com/newsletter/firebox_newsletter_240.html

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SS.com: President Obama: Social Security stimulus checks will be for $25,000, not $250
http://www.ss.com/2009/president-obama-social-security-stimulus-checks-will-be-for-25000-not-250/

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Google Chrome: 3D Browsing
http://www.google.com/intl/en/landing/chrome/cadie/

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Think Geek: fake products
http://www.thinkgeek.com/

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http://www.worldofwarcraft.com/pvp/dance/index.xml
~PVP Dance Fight System.

http://www.blizzard.com/diablo3/characters/archivist.xml
~D3 Archivist

https://www.wow-europe.com/en/info/underdev/mount-p1mpage.html
~Pimp yo mount

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Sporcle: http://www.sporcle.com/games/alphabet.php

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http://www.xbox.com/en-GB/games/a/alpinelegend/default.htm

Microsoft announces “Alpine Legend”.

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Gmail’s Autopilot:

http://mail.google.com/mail/help/autopilot/index.html

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XKCD gooogle sex calculation:

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=sqrt(2%2F(pi*18000%2F(mi^2)*80%2Fyear*30+minutes)

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Woot: Sold a random bag of crap for $3 + $1,000,000 shipping
http://www.woot.com/

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Firefox: Changed Add-ons to “Change-arounds”
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox

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MyWebDownload: Download the entire internet
http://www.mywebdownload.com

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Kotaku reviews Blizzard’s April Fool’s:

http://kotaku.com/5194059/blizzards-april-fools-day-spectacular

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WoWInsider Forums => RP’d

http://www.wowinsider.com/2009/04/01/the-forums-have-been-rpd/

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Starcraft 2 Terra-Tron (CONTRIBUTED BY PHIL, YO!)

http://starcraft2.com/features/terran/terratron.xml

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Nine-Inch-Nails New Album (CONTRIBUTED BY PAT!)

http://www.nin.com/pub/strobelight/

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>:D

~Sigma7707 <33333333333333

6 Comments

    • I just found that one. Too bad the link is taking forever to load t.t

  1. The Terra-tron is just a rip off of the Megazord. Blizzard is so unoriginal.

  2. Ive been waiting soooo long for starcraft 2, I cant believe ill finally be playing it soon. It will be the best game on pc EVER! :)

    Nice blog, I bookmarked it and will be subscribing to your posts, keep up the good work :D

  3. Cool!


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