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04-02-2007, 09:13 AM
The Top 100 April Fool's Day Hoaxes Of All Time (http://www.museumofhoaxes.com/hoax/aprilfool/index)

#2: Sidd Finch
In its April 1985 edition, Sports Illustrated published a story about a new rookie pitcher who planned to play for the Mets. His name was Sidd Finch and he could reportedly throw a baseball with startling, pinpoint accuracy at 168 mph (65 mph faster than anyone else has ever been able to throw a ball). Surprisingly, Sidd Finch had never even played the game before. Instead, he had mastered the "art of the pitch" in a Tibetan monastery under the guidance of the "great poet-saint Lama Milaraspa." Mets fans everywhere celebrated at their teams's amazing luck at having found such a gifted player, and Sports Illustrated was flooded with requests for more information. But in reality this legendary player only existed in the imagination of the writer of the article, George Plimpton.


The Top 10 Worst April Fool's Day Hoaxes Ever (http://www.museumofhoaxes.com/worstaprilfools.html)

#4: The Dead Dog
The film National Lampoon's Vacation includes a scene in which Chevy Chase ties a dog to the bumper of his car, then forgets the dog is there and drives away. Inspired by this scene, Paul Goobie tied a dead chihuahua to the bumper of his co-worker's car. His co-worker, Kevin Meloy, got in the car and drove off, unaware that the chihuahua was there. Obviously passing motorists were horrified. But what made the situation even worse was that Meloy was deaf, so he couldn't hear the other motorists frantically honking at him. Happily he drove on for miles until finally someone was able to get his attention. Police charged Goobie with unlawful disposal of a dead animal.

:eek: wow, just wow.

04-02-2007, 09:15 AM
What are the best/worst jokes you've pulled on others?

What are the best/worst jokes you've fallen for?

04-02-2007, 09:15 AM
Here's a bad joke that many fell for:

LINK (http://guboards.spokesmanreview.com/showthread.php?t=2101)


05-31-2007, 12:40 PM
Don't forget to neg rep your friendly Uber

12-31-2007, 07:20 AM
Or to + rep Rub!

01-01-2008, 10:06 PM
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