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Old 01.04.2010, 11:18
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Anyone spotted April fools jokes yet?

Saw this on Today Telegraph site, could be one, sounds preposterous and I've not heard of the Union mentioned...
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technolog...-teachers.html

And this from the Grauniad (check the name of the correspondent, Olaf Priol )
http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2...brown-hard-man
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Old 01.04.2010, 11:23
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Re: Anyone spotted April fools jokes yet?

Saw one in a game im playing in facebook. Otherwise nothing. I wasnt expecting any yet since im still in my pijamas, my other half is sleeping and the zoo i have at home probably doesnt know what april fools day is
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Re: Anyone spotted April fools jokes yet?

There's this on UK Google:

http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/land...ateforanimals/

And surely this:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/news...ral-areas.html
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Old 01.04.2010, 11:26
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Re: Anyone spotted April fools jokes yet?

Ah yes, the ferrets, missed that one. Nice spot.
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Old 01.04.2010, 11:27
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Re: Anyone spotted April fools jokes yet?

no but thank you reminded me it's my mums birthday and I need to ring
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Re: Anyone spotted April fools jokes yet?

Would this qualify?
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Old 01.04.2010, 11:30
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Re: Anyone spotted April fools jokes yet?

For all you hockey fans:

http://sports.sympatico.ca/Home/Cont...abc&date=False


Canada buys Hawaii
http://finance.sympatico.ca/news/Con...abc&date=False
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Old 01.04.2010, 11:56
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Re: Anyone spotted April fools jokes yet?

The spotlight will be taken off Geneva when physics moves to London:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/sc...e-1932744.html
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Re: Anyone spotted April fools jokes yet?

Google has a great one. If you do a search and look to the right where it would usually tell you how long the search took, it has been replaced with some strange units. For example:

1.21 gigawatts (Back to the future, the amount of power it takes to travel through time)

11.9 parsecs (Star Wars, the Millennium Falcon completed the Kessel run in just under 12 parsecs)

It's great!!! Made my geeky day!
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Old 01.04.2010, 12:20
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Re: Anyone spotted April fools jokes yet?

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11.9 parsecs (Star Wars, the Millennium Falcon completed the Kessel run in just under 12 parsecs)!
My search actually has a distance ??!!!



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Old 01.04.2010, 12:25
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Re: Anyone spotted April fools jokes yet?

Apparently google found all results of my name in two shakes of a lamps tail
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Re: Anyone spotted April fools jokes yet?

"0.55 times the velocity of an unladen swallow"

Haha, I could do this all day!
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Old 01.04.2010, 12:51
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Re: Anyone spotted April fools jokes yet?

The little Mermaid in Copenhagen is currently in China for the World Exhibition (this is true). But a newspaper wrote today, that she was replaced by a "Hydronymphus Pesci" skeleton on her usual spot.

Picture here :

http://jp.dk/timeout/article2027954.ece

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Re: Anyone spotted April fools jokes yet?

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Google has a great one. If you do a search and look to the right where it would usually tell you how long the search took, it has been replaced with some strange units.
I got these :
1.9 epocs,
15 centibeats
2.00 shakes of a lamb's tail
0.04 nanocenturies
0.09 microfortnights
0.02 femtogalactic years
0.37 times the velocity of an unladen swallow
24.17 jiffies
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Old 01.04.2010, 13:05
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Re: Anyone spotted April fools jokes yet?

I had 0.06 nanocenturies and 11.90 parsecs
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Old 01.04.2010, 13:24
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Re: Anyone spotted April fools jokes yet?

I have 63.25 jiffies... what does all that mean? (besides sarcastic speed)
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Old 01.04.2010, 13:31
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Re: Anyone spotted April fools jokes yet?

i had this returned as a search time

0.58 times the velocity of an unladen swallow

very monty python-esque


for my own contribution, a new Mega Scientific Journal exists

http://news.sciencemag.org/scienceno...-jo.html?rss=1







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Google has a great one. If you do a search and look to the right where it would usually tell you how long the search took, it has been replaced with some strange units. For example:

1.21 gigawatts (Back to the future, the amount of power it takes to travel through time)

11.9 parsecs (Star Wars, the Millennium Falcon completed the Kessel run in just under 12 parsecs)

It's great!!! Made my geeky day!
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Old 01.04.2010, 13:32
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Re: Anyone spotted April fools jokes yet?

LOL!!! Yeah And Google has become Topeka today. Hhaha! Yeah I got 1.21 gigawatts too. LOL!
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Re: Anyone spotted April fools jokes yet?

I saw a guy giving flowers to a girl. Not sure who's the fool, yet.
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Re: Anyone spotted April fools jokes yet?

Anyone seen Wiki's main page ? Today's featured article is on wife selling.

Class!
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