April 1st, 2005

australia, ocean

Happy April Fools Day

Some gems I've found so far today...

Google Gulp (beta) - be sure to read the entire FAQ, product descriptions and history... :)
http://www.google.com/googlegulp/index.html

Peeves hit The Leaky Cauldron's Boox Six FAQ:
http://www.hpandthehalfbloodprince.org/faq.htm#top

The Witching Hour site has been taken over by their Sorting Hat, who is now calling itself the Wicked Annoying Hat-Shaped
Overlord (WAHSO for short):
http://www.witchinghour.org/pink.php

The Sugar Quill is allowing readers to help write Harry Potter and the Toenail of Ickleblogg (jkrowling.com joke about bogus title rumors for Book Six):
http://www.sugarquill.net/

MuggleNet chose simple but effective:
http://www.mugglenet.com/closed.shtml

It looks like Fiction Alley has been hit as well - "Creativity is forbidden without the approval of the Ministry of Magic":
http://www.fictionalley.org/
http://www.fictionalley.org/fictionalleypark/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=83999

Yahoo doesn't have anything, and I haven't thought of anywhere else to search yet...if anyone finds more let me know...I need a good chuckle, and Google has been the best so far... :)
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australia, ocean

oh boy...the Trek Fan's April Fools Mother Lode...!

I had no idea StarTrek.com participated in the April Fools jokes...at least if they haven't before, they sure went all out today!

(Since I'm sure as of tomorrow the main link will be updated, I'm linking the specific articles)

BBC Remakes Star Trek
http://www.startrek.com/startrek/view/news/article/10352.html

Enterprise Saved - With Strings Attached
http://www.startrek.com/startrek/view/news/article/10349.html

Non-Production Report: Episode 99 "The Rest is Silence"
http://www.startrek.com/startrek/view/news/article/10346.html

Your Mirror Universe Twin and You
http://www.startrek.com/startrek/view/news/article/10360.html

Klingon Eye for the Starfleet Guy
http://www.startrek.com/startrek/view/news/article/5110.html

Bakula Debunks "Holodeck" Rumor
http://www.startrek.com/startrek/view/news/article/10344.html

Several New Star Trek Pilots Rejected
(including "Fat Vulcan — Kirstie Alley returns as Saavik...")
http://www.startrek.com/startrek/view/news/article/10348.html

And of course, no article, but this is hilarious!


4-3-05 Update: Wow that sucks...they took EVERYTHING down...all the articles are 404 File Not Found, and the images I linked to aren't there anymore either...sad...since they were linked directly as articles, I didn't save any since I thought they'd stay around, just hidden...waahh... :'(
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