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Matt Riffle []
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Journal of mattriffle (357)

Monday April 01, 2002
04:47 PM

Starting to hate April Fool's Day.....

[ #3906 ]
From now on I'm staying off the Internet on April Fool's Day. It didn't start out so bad -- the CJAN thing here on use Perl; is really pretty clever.

The Register has a story about AOL buying up blogs. Not very funny, or believable, but, whatever. FC has a poorly written fake story that uses the lame "" trick to try to appear more legitimate. Annoying. Slashdot, however, is winning the prize for most obnoxious site of the day. As I type this, there are nine April Fool's stories on their front page. Nine!

I could go on and on, but I won't. ;)

Maybe it's just me. Oh well. Only 7 hours 15 minutes till April 2nd (in EST, at least).


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  • They need to reduce it down to one April Fool's story and try to make it halfway believable, or at least really funny (ala The Onion).