Sites that are primarily a specific or list of April Fools' Day Pranks and Jokes are listed here. Non April Fools' Day pranks can be viewed in Recreation-Humor-Pranks Pranks April Fool's Day Holidays Society.
A practical joke is a mischievous trick played on someone, generally causing the victim to experience embarrassment, perplexity, confusion or discomfort. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: A practical joke, or prank, is a mischievous trick played on someone, generally causing the victim to experience embarrassment, perplexity, confusion, or discomfort. A person who performs a practical joke is called a "practical joker". Other terms for practical jokes include gag, jape, or shenanigan.
- DM Pranks , an Italian YouTube channel based on pranks.
- Dreadnought hoax - The Dreadnought hoax was a practical joke pulled by Horace de Vere Cole in 1910. Cole tricked the Royal Navy into showing their flagship, the battleship HMS Dreadnought, to a fake delegation of Abyssinian royals.
- Gag name - A gag name is a false name used to elicit humour through its simultaneous resemblance to a real name on the one hand, and to a term or phrase that is funny, strange, or vulgar on the other hand.
- George Hayduke - George Hayduke is the pen name of a prolific anonymous author of prank books. The name is believed to be based on the character George Washington Hayduke III, created by Edward Abbey in his 1975 book The Monkey Wrench Gang, and 1990 book Hayduke Lives.
- Internet trolling - In Internet slang, a troll is a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting quarrels or upsetting people, by posting inflammatory, or off-topic messages in an online community with the intent of provoking readers into an emotional response or of otherwise disrupting normal, on-topic...
- Pieing - A pieing or pie attack is the act of throwing a pie at a person or people. Non-consensual pieing is a punishable offence in criminal law, and depending on jurisdiction is a battery but may also constitute an assault.
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- The Top 100 April Fool's Day Hoaxes of All Time www
An illustrated list, Top 100 April Fool's Day Hoaxes of All Time, by Alex Boese.
- Describes The Kremvax Hoax www
Describes story of how the USSR joined the Internet in 1984. Kremvax Hoax. Include original usenet posting and followup. Maintained by the perpetrator himself. The Kremvax Hoax.
- Includes April Fools Practical Jokes Gag Gifts www
Includes a list of pranks from 1990 to present day. Fools Practical Jokes Gag Gifts. Also includes ideas for gag pranks. April Fools Practical Jokes Gag Gifts.
- National April Fools' Special: History's Hoaxes www
National Geographic compilation that includes explanation of how some hoaxes were done, Fools' Special: History's Hoaxes, how they were spread, and eventually debunked. Includes definition and history. April Fools' Special: History's Hoaxes.
- List Urgo's list of April Fools' Day Jokes on Websites www
List of annual (since 2004) online pranks on April 1st as submitted by users. Urgo's list of April Fools' Day Jokes on Websites.
- Information Microsoft Buys the Open Directory -- or Not www
Information about 2002 "acquisition" of the ODP by Microsoft. Buys the Open Directory -- or Not. Includes a screen shot of what the main web page looked like. Microsoft Buys the Open Directory -- or Not.
- An April Fools on the Net www
An archive of net humor, Fools on the Net, pranks, jokes and foolishness. April Fools on the Net.
- Offers April Fool's Day Prank Software www
Offers free harmless joke and prank software. April Fool's Day Prank Software.
- Includes April Fool's Day www
Includes hoaxes, Fool's Day, pranks, gag gifts, trivia, history, quotes, messages, funny party ideas and April Fool recipes. April Fool's Day.
- In-depth Snopes.com - April Fool's Day Origins www
In-depth look at several of the legends that surround the origins of the holiday. April Fool's Day Origins. Includes some modern day examples. Snopes.com - April Fool's Day Origins.
- Alexa: Pranks April Fool's Day
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Pranks April Fool's Day
- DMOZ: Pranks April Fool's Day
dmoz.org Directory: Pranks April Fool's Day