We made it through, guys!
Yesterday was April Fool's Day, and aside from all the parents wrapping up veggies and fruits as chocolates to fool their kids on Easter, there were plenty of pranks pulled on us all around the world.
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We all know to be careful about what we read on April 1st... but that doesn't mean that some of the stories aren't brilliant ideas.
Here are some of the best April Fool's Day pranks this year.
Disney Buys WWE
Disney owns Marvel, and they make epic action-adventure flicks all the time. Disney buying WWE wasn't much of a reach. Wrestling is, after all, a big scale theater production... but this was not true.
The Lego Vacuum
*Adds to wishlist* pic.twitter.com/5JZA0n55YG— LEGO (@LEGO_Group) April 1, 2018
Now, this one may not be true - but it's probably the most practical. Someone get on the designs, ASAP!
Canned Sparkling Milk
Equally as disgusting as it is foolish. Nobody wants this.
Burger King Chocolate Whopper
the NEW chocolate Whopper. coming soon to your local Burger King. maybe. pic.twitter.com/9N1snyYhRX— Burger King (@BurgerKing) March 30, 2018
Don't lie, you're curious about how it could taste.
Tommy Wiseau's The Room, The Musical - By Lin-Manuel Miranda
This is all VERY premature, we’ll try it out of town in San Francisco. https://t.co/kiyzHrqmho— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) April 1, 2018
Have you seen The Disaster Artist? This is NOT happening, but correct me if I'm wrong - the possibility could be actually hilarious, right? Maybe Matt and Trey need to jump on this one.
Cyclops Skull Discovery
What you see before you is a skull of a cyclops—the large central hole is the lone eye socket. Happy #AprilFoolsDay! The myth of the 1-eyed giant Cyclops may have been fueled by discoveries of fossils of ancient elephants, with the central nasal cavity mistaken for an eye socket. pic.twitter.com/mKgfuZi17x— American Museum of Natural History (@AMNH) April 1, 2018
Sorry, guys - you'll have to continue to get your Cyclops fix from Greek folklore, and X-Men coming this November.
Netflix Acquires Seth Rogen
***EXCLUSIVE: NETFLIX ACQUIRES SETH ROGEN IN UNPRECEDENTED BUSINESS MOVE*** pic.twitter.com/0fgWHJhprh— Netflix US (@netflix) April 1, 2018
Sad, but true - this was, indeed, an April Fool's Day joke. Netflix has not "acquired" Seth Rogen, at least not in the way they claimed.
Rogen does, however, have a comedy special coming out this week!
T-Mobile's Smart Shoe Phone
This one has to be my favourite. We spoke about the new British streaming service, BritBox, here before. Their April Fool's joke is hilarious!
Their "new plugin" will change the dialogue and accents of the content you watch to an American one. The outrage!
The Halal Guys White Sauce Toothpaste
Check out the all new White Sauce Toothpaste from The Halal Guys! Our world famous white sauce combined with secret cavity fighting, teeth-whitening agents. Who said toothpaste can’t taste good?#thehalalguys #toothpaste #whitesauce pic.twitter.com/v928R3v3OU— The Halal Guys (@HalalGuys) April 1, 2018
I have no words. Enough said.
Some people also tried to pull a fast one you announcing Disneyland Toronto - but I have already written about why this should happen, so I'm not even going to include that nonsense. Instead, read what I wrote about why Toronto should get a Disney theme park.
These are just a small handful of the April Fool's Day jokes I caught over the long weekend. I'm sure I missed some good ones.
On the flipside, here are just a few headlines (and links) to some news stories that people thought were a joke - but they are actually REAL stories. Go figure.
A man was stabbed during a pub crawl, returned back to the bar for another beer - with a knife in his back.
An 11-foot Aligator bathes in family's pool.
Anti-Trump artist sets up unauthorized performance art piece inside Trump hotel room - complete with McDonald's garbage and releasing live rats.
Middle Aged Men in Lycra - The Movie... No, I'm serious. This one is a real story.
Happy April, Montreal!