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Pranksters' paradise

For April Fool's Day turn hi-tech and browse the web for smart pranks or even some of the best gags played through history.

SOME PEOPLE are content to announce a phoney spider or point out a non-existent moon and have the happy satisfaction of saying, "April Fool! Made you look!" There are others among us, however, who would play a little rougher. Check these out for some great laughs.

Hilarious April fools

Prankshttp://www.prankplace.com: The site is chock-a-block with hilarious practical jokes and pranks. Embarrassing envelopes, fake bullet holes, fake lottery wins, spills and lollipops that taste of fish are some of the gags you will find on the site.

April Fools' day

http://wilstar.com/holidays/aprilfool.htm: April Fools' Day and New Year's Day are linked in history. The origin of this custom is ancient and ambiguous, but one thing is certain - much buffoonery and hilarity mark both the days. Discover why the first day of April is devoted to practical jokes and humour.

April Fools on the net

http://www.2meta.com/april-fools/: This is an archive of net humour and includes Top 20 fools and special collections. The site has a good collection of pranks, and loads of April Fools e-mails from over the years, categorised for your easy reading pleasure.

April Fools jokes

http://www.humorspace.com/humor/jokes/japrilfo.htm: From humorspace.com comes a list of practical jokes to be used on April Fools Day. Some are definitely not very practical, but amusing nonetheless.

April Fools Day collection - short stories

http://teenwriting.about.com/library/collections/blcoll237.htm?terms=april+ fool: Stories and poems that centre around April 1, the day when jokes or tricks are traditionally played on the unsuspecting. You could browse through the quick collection index list; which contains links to all the collection headings and collections, on a single page.

April Fools fun at the gag works

http://www.gagworks.com: This is a source for April Fool's pranks and jokes. The site promises fast delivery, secure online ordering and a free prank and gag catalogue with every order.

April Fools Day computing corner

http://www.computingcorner.com/holidays/aprilfool/aprilfool.htm: April Fool's Day is traditionally a day to play practical jokes on others, send people on fool's errands, and fool the unsuspecting. Discover April Fool's day pranks played through history and find pranks to play using a computer. Know how this day is celebrated in different countries.

April Fools' Day greeting cards

http://www.123greetings.com: Dig into a collection of e-cards for April Fools' Day. Includes a variety of images and messages.

Frumerious Bandersnatch - April Fool's edition

http://www.bandersnatch.com/fool.htm: A satirical e-magazine featuring stories they wish were true.

Every year the magazine has an April Fool's edition, which is based on news that could or would have been news in an alternative universe.

April Fool's Day gallery

http://www.museumofhoaxes.com/aprilfool.html: The site features a chronological listing of great April Fool's Day pranks since 1708 from the Museum of Hoaxes.

AYYAAPPA NAGUBANDI

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