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April Fools

Post by iamarover » Tue Apr 01, 2008 10:43 am

Not a moan, but some things I simply don't believe.

Here are some April Fools I've found so far today. (of course they not be april fools.........)

Amy Winehouse to star in DrWho

Glastonbury gets green transport solution

future version of netbeans announced

What April Fools have YOU found?

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Re: April Fools

Post by iamarover » Tue Apr 01, 2008 10:44 am

Oh, and of course the newly discovered colony of Flying Penguins from this mornings BBC news

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Re: April Fools

Post by Dan » Tue Apr 01, 2008 10:48 am

Now that would have been cool.

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Re: April Fools

Post by Rover the Top » Tue Apr 01, 2008 10:52 am

It'd be a bad morning to announce that you've made an incredible discovery... :scratch:

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Re: April Fools

Post by Dan » Tue Apr 01, 2008 10:54 am

The BBC didn't quite get their timing right, this apppeared yesterday

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Re: April Fools

Post by Rover the Top » Tue Apr 01, 2008 10:55 am

Dan wrote:The BBC didn't quite get their timing right, this apppeared yesterday
Keegan's a fool every day of the year.

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Re: April Fools

Post by Gibbon » Tue Apr 01, 2008 11:00 am

Limpest April Fool I've seen for a long time.... HBO announce a Departed tv series :bored:

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Re: April Fools

Post by iamarover » Tue Apr 01, 2008 11:09 am

good old google: Virgle Pioneer

although gmail was announced on an april 1st wasn't it?

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Re: April Fools

Post by iamarover » Tue Apr 01, 2008 11:12 am

gDay from google.au

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Re: April Fools

Post by iamarover » Tue Apr 01, 2008 11:14 am

from gmail : custom time

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Re: April Fools

Post by iamarover » Tue Apr 01, 2008 11:16 am

actually there's a big long list of the here. I'll stop now as I've got a bit spammy.

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Re: April Fools

Post by Jim » Tue Apr 01, 2008 12:36 pm

This HAS to be a April Fool! HAS to be! (yeah it is but check Burnley's website)

BBC rumour page says:
Burnley plan to ground-share with arch-rivals Blackburn at Ewood Park in 2010/11 while Turf Moor is redeveloped. (Burnley club website)
Had some crackers this morning... my mate texted me to say that he didn't get Leeds tickets last night because he hadn't filled the form in correctly and the bloke sat next to me at work had a text from his son saying "Dad, you going to be a grandad" followed shortly by "April fools!" talk about owned! :lol:

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Re: April Fools

Post by Gouldy » Tue Apr 01, 2008 1:11 pm

BBc Rumours page:

Accrington Stanley are to change their name to Lancashire Stanley United from next season. (Accrington club website)

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Re: April Fools

Post by iamarover » Wed Apr 01, 2009 9:23 am

BBC Gossip Column wrote: AND FINALLY (CHECK TODAY'S DATE FOR SOME OF THESE)

England coach Fabio Capello says Sir Alex Ferguson told him he felt "crazy" after paying £27m for Wayne Rooney from Everton in 2004. (Daily Express)

Capello also requested that the badge on the new England shirt be put higher than usual to avoid rubbing on players' nipples. (Daily Star)

Tottenham will keep the fans close to the pitch at their proposed new 58,000-seater stadium to replicate the atmosphere of White Hart Lane. (The Sun)
Spurs reveal new stadium designs

Liverpool defender Daniel Agger, a trained tattoo artist, says he will tattoo the whole team if they win the Premier League title. (The Sun)

Sir Alan Sugar says he hopes England open up a commanding lead in the first half against Ukraine - so fans watching the game on television will turn over to The Apprentice on BBC1 at half-time. (Daily Mirror)

US President Barack Obama will travel to Eastbourne Borough's Blue Square Premier game against Ebbsfleet on Saturday, in order to watch his cousin Achtog Laprifolo play for Borough. (Eastbourne official website)

Port Vale are to change their name to Burslem Port Vale next season, and have unveiled a new badge suspiciously similar in outline to rivals Stoke's. (Port Vale official website)

Several clubs have revealed new shirts today - such as York's one-off purple shirt to be worn at the FA Trophy final, Lewes's one-off green and black shirt to mark the announcement of the South Downs as a National Park, and Wigan's switch to red and white halves next season to reflect a kit worn in 1932. (Various)

Bury are to raise some much-needed revenue by staging a Monster Truck racing weekend on their Gigg Lane pitch, where the trucks will go head-to-head with the groundsman's tractor. (Bury official website)

Wolves chief executive Jez Moxey is in talks to star in the next series of Strictly Come Dancing, alongside Hungarian sensation Lora Pliof. (Wolves official website)

Barnsley will pioneer a Football League initiative whereby their players and managers will wear microphones wired up to the Oakwell PA system as part of an anti-swearing campaign. (Barnsley official website)

Accrington Stanley have offered former Premier League referee Jeff Winter the role of stadium development manager, after he recently criticised the facilities at their ground. (Accrington official website)

Plymouth have unveiled a new club badge paying homage to their Scottish manager Paul Sturrock and their Japanese investors, as designed by French typographer Una Avrille. (Plymouth official website)

And finally... injuries, suspensions and illness are causing several managers and coaches to come out of retirement for this weekend's games - including Swansea manager Roberto Martinez, Walsall assistant manager Martin O'Connor and Barnsley coach Kelham O'Hanlon. (Various)

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