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April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:22:29 Reply

Every year we have a prank for April Fools Day and every year people call us out on it immediately. For the past two years we've done word replacement on the forums to confuse people, but it has still remained obvious. This year, we're admitting up front that we have an April Fools prank, but we aren't telling you what or where it is. It's subtle and well hidden but also pretty damn clever and intricate. To be sure someone finds it, we're giving away $250 to the first person who PMs me with a proper description of the prank!

Note: It has nothing to do with The Best Game Ever Made or any of the featured submissions today, although there are plenty of goodies amongst those.

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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:23:43 Reply

Fuck you I want the Chinese


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:23:57 Reply

HAH, I thought I was onto something... Now to find it.


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:24:09 Reply

How clever.

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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:24:18 Reply

Kevin Bacon is not impressed.

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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:25:36 Reply

Subtle, sweet and I am so not going to find it.


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:26:57 Reply

Tom, you amaze me always!


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:33:20 Reply

Happy April Fools Day everyone.
Does it have anything to do with Rebecca Black or fried eggs? This is going to be hard.


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:33:50 Reply

the joke is that there's no joke because the staff have been too busy working on the redesign and you're all going on a wild goose chase.

April Fools!


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:36:55 Reply

At 4/1/11 08:33 AM, ChrisLovejoy wrote: the joke is that there's no joke because the staff have been too busy working on the redesign and you're all going on a wild goose chase.

I like this idea, seems just like what the staff would do.


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:37:14 Reply

So it's kind of like an Easter egg hunt...combined with an april fools joke....clever.


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:37:48 Reply

Haha that's nice.

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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:38:59 Reply

Figures i start a new job today, and do not get off till midnight :/


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:40:01 Reply

Tom, firing Luis is neither subtle nor a very clever April Fool's joke.

But I'm still laughing :3


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:40:08 Reply

At 4/1/11 08:36 AM, IndigenousDigitalist wrote:
At 4/1/11 08:33 AM, ChrisLovejoy wrote: the joke is that there's no joke because the staff have been too busy working on the redesign and you're all going on a wild goose chase.
I like this idea, seems just like what the staff would do.

Hmm, staff....staff...oh wait, the staff page!
Nah, I don't find anything fishy there, except for the chinese background in the fact thing and the intro, saying we don't do drugs.....


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:40:27 Reply

I found this strange "A" in the download page, maybe it's a clue!, however once the joke has been found will be made %u200B%u200Bpublic?

April Fools!


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:42:45 Reply

The prank is that now everyone will be looking for a prank in the hope of winning $250.


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:46:22 Reply

I believe that you a not the real Tom Fulp and I claim my $250


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:47:37 Reply

Challenge accepted.

April Fools!


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:47:39 Reply

At 4/1/11 08:40 AM, ugolegend94 wrote: I found this strange "A" in the download page, maybe it's a clue!, however once the joke has been found will be made %u200B%u200Bpublic?

It's been there for quite a while.

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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:48:00 Reply

$250 seems like a pretty steep amount of money


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:48:02 Reply

- Everyone PMs Tom with their answer
- "Gratz, you got it right!" to every PM

Mass hysteria ensues.


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:48:06 Reply

Great, reward the most observant kill-joy.


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:50:16 Reply

Subtlety, eh? I forfeit.

April Fools!

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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:50:56 Reply

At 4/1/11 08:48 AM, Magical-Zorse wrote: $250 seems like a pretty steep amount of money

Which means it's probably extremely hard to find. Great.


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:53:04 Reply

The suspense is killing me man :<


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:53:16 Reply

"The Best Game Ever Made!" is not.

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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:55:10 Reply

holy shit the Newgrounds chat is up!


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:56:05 Reply

In the secret items section, is the very last item to unlock always been "Naked Pics of Tom?"


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Response to April Fools! 2011-04-01 08:58:31 Reply

At 4/1/11 08:22 AM, TomFulp wrote: PM me with a proper description of the prank!

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