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No More April Fools Stories

In the past, Unknowncountry.com has posted false stories onApril 1, in an attempt to dupe unwitting readers. Often,this was successful, as readers were convinced by storiessuch as one that maintained that elderly Tyrannosaurus Rexesused gigantic canes when they became arthritic and anotherthat claimed that Presdent Bush was also a well-known...

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April Fool!

We didn't fool many of you this April 1, but we did manageto suck in a few horrified and/or outraged readers for ourannual April Fool's page.

Tradition dictates that we lampoon a prominent figure. Lastyear, it was to be the pope, but he died on April 1, so wefell back on our old favorite, the president. Over theyears, we've exposed him...

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Our April Fools Page--Revealed!

Did we fool you on April 1? Not too many of you, judging from all the appreciative email. Our site has four times the number of users it did last April 1, so we did manage to hoax a few good souls. As always, we?ve saved some of the best angry, confused and concerned emails, with our replies.

?This story about the moon deflating is...

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Our April Fools Page

Our April Fool's page received a flood of appreciation, and for that we thank you--especially those of you who were genuinely duped, at least for the few seconds it took a reasonably intelligent person to realize that they were being spoofed.

This year, though, we also got a whole lot of hate mail, largely from folks who were taken in by...

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April Fool!

Our April Fools Day stories left some people clueless, outraged others, but gave most of you a big laugh.

Newspapers around the world take April 1st seriously, as well. Monday?s news stories included news of a floating department store, a cow-breeding finance minister and a call for bribes to be legalized.

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