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A blog about life in general, in as many languages as I can manage. Ενα ιστολόγιο περι ζωής, πολυγλωσσο - σε όσες γλωσσες εχω μεράκι να γράψω.

One last round of April Fool's jokes...

 OK... here are some screencaps of some things I saw around the web last Friday that made me chuckle a bit :-) That's all for April Fool's 2022 ;-)
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Duolingo personal injury, Grape Jerky, and the 2D printer

 Another set of April Fool's jokes from this year.  This time from Duolingo, Sunkist, and Form Labs :-)
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Star Trek Online: The Pathyaeger

 Here's another April Fools... this time from Star Trek Online, a mashup of the Pathfinder and the Yaeger (and yes, I'd fly this... if it weren't exploding when you first set foot on it 😂)From the announcement:The Pathyeager was the brainchild of Starfleet’s first Pakled ship designer, Nahamcam [Nuh-ham-kam], inspired by the old Dominion War-era USS Yeager and the Clumpships of the 2380s.Splicing
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Juiced.GS to be acquired by Microsoft

Well, here's the first April Fools joke today.  This comes from the web-based magazine Juiced.GS, a magazine that writes about the Apple ][ GS.  Apparently it's 1998 and it's being acquired by Micro$oft ;-)A bit of copy/paste from the email I read this morning:APRIL 1, 2022 — LEOMINSTER, MA — Microsoft, hot on the heels of its acquisition of Activision Blizzard, has announced
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Klingon Concertina Festival | STO

Another belated April Fool's joke.  The Artisanal Sonification System came back this year (I always look forward to it), and apparently this year many headliner NPCs were playing the concertina wherever you usually found them.  I did come across a download of all Artisanal Sonification System sounds, but I forgot to bookmark it...d'oh!  I would have liked to add those sounds as alert
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Knome

A bit of a delayed April Fool's joke that I saw on Reddit a few weeks ago.  Not much happening this year in terms of jokes given the somber coronavirus reality, but this was funny :-)
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Think Geek April Fool's

Last but not list, on the 2019 list of of April Fool's jokes is Think Geek.  These were my favorite (and some times these things become reality!)  I don't know what that string of numbers on on the Captain Marvel pager.  Any Marvel fans out there to help me out?Captain Marvel Universal Pager (link)RETRO TECH FOR THE MODERN HEROPagers. Every cool 90’s kid had them, but what exactly
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The Impossible Whopper

Burger Kind punks everyone who thought their Whoppers were made of real beef.  Sadly, I think one of these days we will find out that fast food was not beef all along (and not, it won't be veggie burgers :p)
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Screen Cleaner by Google Files

This April Fool's joke is from Google proper.  While it's intended as humor...I could see self-cleaning glass in our future!
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Roku Press Paws

This one was another interesting April Fool's that has caught my attention.  I think what got me was the pet-appeal of the fake ad.  Next year they should do something with cats ;-)
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