Well guys, time to clean things up in here. To those of you who clued in to the date, congratulations you were right ;). So I suppose I have a quick list of thanks and a few words on the prank.
1) Thanks to Ersanio for making this prank possible
2) Thanks to the 20 of you that knew about it and going with it and helping me out.
3) Thanks to the people that figured it out and didn't spoil it, and by extension for being a good sport about it.
I must admit some of your responses (Kipernal, Snowshoe, and exit1337 come to mind) gave me a bit of a chuckle. I do admit I was hoping people would clue in though that it was a joke and post as if it was one. I do think the reactions were quite interesting though, some of confusion, some of excitement, some of scepticism. While the concept didn't pan out as planned it didn't go over bad, so it was a pleasant surprise to see it work out in a different way.
Anyways, happy April fools everybody. And now I turn this thread loose to you all for a bit, what pranks did you try this year? Did they work? Or did you have plans which you couldn't do for some reason?
The prank I did in real life was I made "brown Es" and wrapped them in foil and offered them to people
. It was kinda simple, but I was amused by the punny-ness of it. Most people thought it was funny, though one person did actually get angry at it. Can't make everybody happy, always somebody to offend
Anyways, watch out for next year