lunes, 2 de abril de 2012


April Fools 2012 Hoaxes

Will and Guy's April Fools 2012 HoaxesApril Fools 2012 hoaxes

Here are our forecasts for pranks and jokes that you will see on April Fool's Day 2012.


April Fools' Day Lessons from Last YearApril Fool 2012

Will and Guy have searched the internet and read the national and local newspapers thoroughly so as to be able to bring to you the best and the funniest pranks, hoaxes and gags carried out last 1st April 2011.
We hope that you enjoy our selection and if you feel we have omitted your favourite please contact us and we will include it on the site with your name.
An early frisson of excitement was created when the following news was first announced : 'The USA nuclear launch codes are on the White House website'.

April Fools' Day Down Under

We had no idea that Australia celebrated April Fool's day - we should have known better!
The world's first "square" ferris is wheel launched in Melbourne, Australia. Melbourne's Docklands observation wheel is re-opening with a "revolutionary new design" - a square shaped wheel, it was announced.

Square Ferris Wheel - April Fool
  • A Blackberry with no screen was advertised in Australia
  • Air New Zealand launched a pay what you weigh for an airline seat.

YouTube - April 1st AnnouncementApril Fool 2012

YouTube Travels Back In Time Announcing the celebration of their centenary on April 1st You Tube will be reverting its videos back to what they would have looked like around 1911, complete with grainy, sepia video footage, no audio tracks (save for piano accompaniment), and title cards in place of the site's normal comments.

Recap of Short April Fool Jokes

While these are last year's pranks, when it comes to April Fool's day we have noticed how history repeats itself.  Another slant on these amusing events is that we may be able to adapt or impove on the idea and create even more mischief.
  • Kodak claimed to have added the ability to remove our exes from our photos. The feature is aptly titled, "Relationshifffft".April Fool 2012
  • BMW claims that in a bid to capitalise on "royal wedding fever", it has created a special version of the BMW M3 Coupé. The special M3 Royal Edition is available in a choice of three exclusive colours - Regal Red, Bridal White and Imperial Blue. It is resplendently upholstered in Windsor White Dakota leather and adorned with a commemorative "Will" emblem.
  • Sir Richard Branson, the famous entrepreneur, claimed that he has officially bought Pluto, for and undisclosed sum and reinstated it as a planet.

Fancy Pants or Smart Alec?

The motor manufacturer - SEAT, claimed its new SEAT Media Audio Recognition Technology (SMART) was set to shake up the sat nav market. It boasts of Automatic Regional Speech Equivalence [ARSE] software that adjusts dialogue to the local dialect.
For example, a driver navigating his way through East London might be treated to the following sound bite by the SMART system, 'Awright geezer, it's straight on at these lights, innit?' 
  • A pen that sends a tweet as you write was also launched on 1st April in 2011.April Fool - Tweeter Pen
  • Ryanair made an announcement that the Irish airline will be offering child-free flights beginning in October. 'When it comes to children we all love our own but would clearly prefer to avoid other people's little monsters when travelling,' Head of Communications, Stephen McNamara told us.
  • April Fool - Tweeter PenToshiba, always at the forefront of gadgetry innovation, has announced the world's first 3D monocle.
  • Google China advertised teleportation. Google China, through its innovative new search capabilities, gives the user the ability to travel through time and space.



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