April fools day

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Postby sum yun gai » Tue Apr 01, 2008 9:28 pm

Judas Maccabeus wrote:
Zombie Protestor wrote:FUN TIP: Read the featured article as presented on the main page.


Also read the "Did you know..." and "On this day...". The best part about it is that those look silly but are all technically true.


i found this one under the featured article, and sadly that was her given name....
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Re: April fools day

Postby PonderThis » Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:04 am

Naturally, everything's back to normal today with those mixed up webcomics. But ...
draculahunter wrote:xkcd
While reading XKCD today, for some strange reason I noticed the little bit at the bottom about "Permanent link ... 405" and, even weirder, I seemed to remember that yesterday's was 403. Just to be sure I clicked "< PREV". Sure enough, 403. "NEXT >" Back to 405.

So I hand-edited the url to http://xkcd.com/404/

Then I got the joke. Duh, I'm so slow sometimes.
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Postby Chrono Crow » Wed Apr 02, 2008 2:36 pm

When I clicked Drac's links yesterday, I was trying to figure out what was wrong when I clicked QC. I was expecting something blunt and obvious like the comic ending or something. But because it just linked to another comic, I didn't get it until I went back and saw what I was clicking on. While I do like how those three got together to pull that prank, I don't like any of those comics, really. Dinosaur comics simply is not funny to me. Several comics aren't funny a lot, but are still enjoyable for the art style and expressions. So when a comic doesn't even have THAT, what the hell am I supposed to laugh at? And QC is just not my thing. It's like an ABC show. EVERY CHARACTER WANTS SEX IN EVERY COMIC. It's kinda sick. And xkcd is only okay. It's sometimes pretty funny, and the brooding/faux-philosophical bits don't bother me as much as most. I just don't get into it much. I notice I don't like a lot of good webcomics. Like Penny Arcade. It's good, but. . . it tends to be longer that necessary. But most I've read, I loved. It's like when they hit something funny, they nail it. But it's rare that something on there strikes me as funny.
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Postby IanC » Wed Apr 02, 2008 2:39 pm

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Postby Watery_tart » Wed Apr 02, 2008 3:00 pm

IanC wrote:The Legend of Zelda move trailer (IGN)

Really well done this.


ah, yeah saw this too

It almost made me cry
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Postby Gelatine Cow » Wed Apr 02, 2008 6:54 pm

Chrono Crow wrote:I don't like a lot of good webcomics. Like Penny Arcade. It's good, but. . . it tends to be longer that necessary.

W. T. F.
It's three panels. THEY DON'T GET MUCH SHORTER.
And that's terrible.
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Postby JD-Rom » Wed Apr 02, 2008 7:01 pm

Gelatine Cow wrote:
Chrono Crow wrote:I don't like a lot of good webcomics. Like Penny Arcade. It's good, but. . . it tends to be longer that necessary.

W. T. F.
It's three panels. THEY DON'T GET MUCH SHORTER.


Maybe he's talking about the comic's archive... :?
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Postby kzager » Wed Apr 02, 2008 7:37 pm

Gelatine Cow wrote:
Chrono Crow wrote:I don't like a lot of good webcomics. Like Penny Arcade. It's good, but. . . it tends to be longer that necessary.

W. T. F.
It's three panels. THEY DON'T GET MUCH SHORTER.


Maybe he prefers the Gary Larson style of one panel.
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Postby Nik » Wed Apr 02, 2008 7:40 pm

draculahunter wrote:
Gelatine Cow wrote:
Chrono Crow wrote:I don't like a lot of good webcomics. Like Penny Arcade. It's good, but. . . it tends to be longer that necessary.

W. T. F.
It's three panels. THEY DON'T GET MUCH SHORTER.


Maybe he prefers the Gary Larson style of one panel.


Or Ziggy, where you don't even have to expend the effort to laugh.
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Postby Saltine » Wed Apr 02, 2008 8:07 pm

Web comics can be stupid. Print comics can be even MORE stupid.

FRED BASSET.

I mean, I've occasionally chuckled at a Garfield, and smirked at a Ziggy or two.

But FRED BASSET MUST DIE
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Postby Nyperold » Wed Apr 02, 2008 8:38 pm

This year, RinkWorks announced that it was changing its name to Jijijjijijiiijij, with a logo created bearing this new name, and RinkChat being changed to JijijjijijiiijijChat. A Reader Poll question asked if people liked the new name, but no answers were given. Also, a small version of the monster from RinkWorks Graffiti's "I EET YOR HEAD" served as the background for chat, replacing the normal blankness.

The Homestar Runner Wiki had its content scrambled, in that all the words were in the right phrases, but not generally in the right order. Or at least, that's what it looked like to me.
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Postby Dusk » Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:24 pm

Gelatine Cow wrote:
Chrono Crow wrote:I don't like a lot of good webcomics. Like Penny Arcade. It's good, but. . . it tends to be longer that necessary.

W. T. F.
It's three panels. THEY DON'T GET MUCH SHORTER.

I'm glad it wasn't just me who read that and became outraged.
Sigh.
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Fred Basset. I've gone on about it before. It angers me.
I would dearly love to take the creator to court. For crimes against dogs and comics.
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Postby Gelatine Cow » Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:59 pm

Dusk Bringer wrote:Fred Basset. I've gone on about it before. It angers me.
I would dearly love to take the creator to court. For crimes against dogs and comics.

BETTER. NO GUARANTEES OF GOOD THOUGH.
And that's terrible.
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Postby sum yun gai » Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:10 pm

xkcd is funny for the alt text he puts in under the comic. i didn't notice it when i first started reading, but a lot of the alt text is what makes the joke(s)
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Postby Dusk » Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:19 pm


Good lord. Some of those made me wince.
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Postby giantsfan97 » Wed Apr 02, 2008 11:05 pm

I know a REALLY BAD webcomic.

This is where Dusk and Nik and Veepa chuckle to themselves.
I love this post so much I'm going to take it behind the middle school and get it pregnant!
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Postby Nik » Wed Apr 02, 2008 11:09 pm

Oh, you're bad. You're bad.
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giantsfan97 wrote:Nik = least threatening person on this board :D

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Postby Chrono Crow » Thu Apr 03, 2008 12:53 am

Gelatine Cow wrote:
Chrono Crow wrote:I don't like a lot of good webcomics. Like Penny Arcade. It's good, but. . . it tends to be longer that necessary.

W. T. F.
It's three panels. THEY DON'T GET MUCH SHORTER.


As in dialogue. They kinda ramble sometimes. Maybe it'd be funnier if I were still keeping up with games regularly. But they just. Won't. Shut. Up. Of course, you can say the same about me. BUT HOW IS THAT RELEVANT?
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Postby Dusk » Thu Apr 03, 2008 2:41 am

giantsfan97 wrote:I know a REALLY BAD webcomic.

This is where Dusk and Nik and Veepa chuckle to themselves.

ARE YOU GOING TO LINK ME TO 2 GIRLS 1 FINGER AGAIN?
I WILL NOT HAVE IT
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Postby fanelian » Thu Apr 03, 2008 3:16 am

stevenf wrote:
Eviljekyll wrote:StevenF did an April Fool's one year where the site was covered in ads.


Hey look at that, I never deleted them:

http://spamusement.com/banners/



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Postby Chrono Crow » Thu Apr 03, 2008 5:17 am

Those ads are amazing.
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Postby James » Thu Apr 03, 2008 7:30 am

Saltine wrote:But FRED BASSET MUST DIE

I think I have a Fred Basset video somewhere. THERE WAS A TV SERIES.

It contained incredibly low quantities of funny, but at least it isn't smug like political cartoons are. A terrible half-joke and some moron saying something completely unoriginal. Value for misery!
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Postby IanC » Thu Apr 03, 2008 11:52 am

Fred Basset is rubbish, but i really like Fred Basset Upfucked.
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Postby kupo » Thu Apr 03, 2008 12:38 pm

giantsfan97 wrote:I know a REALLY BAD webcomic.

This is where Dusk and Nik and Veepa chuckle to themselves.


HEY assuming I'm assuming correct, I laughed also.
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Postby giantsfan97 » Thu Apr 03, 2008 4:22 pm

kupo wrote:
giantsfan97 wrote:I know a REALLY BAD webcomic.

This is where Dusk and Nik and Veepa chuckle to themselves.


HEY assuming I'm assuming correct, I laughed also.
I purposely omitted you just to see if you would notice. Also, I almost typed "emitted" just now. Would have been funnier.
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