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4-02-2011 @ 8:10AM
Ill probably get downrated for this but, not doing anything for April Fools is kinda lame. To each there own i guess =/
4-02-2011 @ 11:44AM
For the record, I totally called it when I saw the first "It will be up soon" post, on Twitter I think. I only told my wife though, so I can't prove it. And I do think having a post going "ha ha weren't we funny" after not having anything is kind of overly meta.That said, I think they're kind of ahead of the curve on this one. It's a bit overdone at this point. Slashdot's made reading their site through RSS a massive pain. A lot of the other sites I visit were just predictable. Even Think Geek didn't have too much going for them this year (though I do want the Apple Store Playmobile set.) The only one that made me actually laugh was the Blizzard stuff, and nothing fooled me.Hopefully, more sites will realize that it's tougher to one up themselves every year and dial it back a bit. One really good, believable post mixed in with regular content maybe, or just letting things go unremarked on for a while so the wonder builds back up, seems a good idea.
4-02-2011 @ 11:47AM
4-02-2011 @ 11:48AM
Stupid comment system is stupid
4-02-2011 @ 12:24PM
I think the only April Fools thing I saw this year that actually had me going was the 'The Aurors' trailer that IGN put up. Only because, what with all the other supernatural procedurals being done this year, it seems strange that the 900 lb gorilla in the room that is Harry Potter isn't in on it.
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