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#1 Offline Rarity

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Posted Apr 02 2012 - 01:26 PM

What's been your favorite Aprils Fools prank on BZP?And it's not poll'd because member pranks count too.I loved how they didn't do one that one year and we got part two this year.Also that year I made that topic about certain members being part of that hacking group... lols were had by me, and everyone got mad.

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#2 Offline Peach 00

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Posted Apr 02 2012 - 01:34 PM

Gotta love the Barbie prank. I had fun with that one. :P The 'Tufi Taking Over BZP' one was kinda lame, I didn't consider it all that amusing.
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On the day the wall came down / They threw the locks onto the ground
And with glasses high / We raised a cry / For freedom had arrived
 
On the day the wall came down / The ship of fools had finally run aground
Promises lit up the night / Like paper doves in flight
 
I dreamed you had left my side / No warmth, not even pride remained
And even though you needed me / It was clear that I could not do a thing for you
 
Now life devalues day by day / As friends and neighbors turn away
And there's a change that even with regret / Cannot be undone
 
Now frontiers shift like desert sands / While nations wash their bloodied hands
Of loyalty, of history / In shades of grey
 
I woke to the sound of drums / The music played, the morning sun streamed in
I turned and I looked at you / And all but the bitter residues slipped away
 
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Posted Apr 02 2012 - 01:38 PM

I guess it´s hard to beat VahkiPower, all later pranks have paled in comparison as it´s hard to do such a big prank. The Barbie fad was a pretty good one, though, as in that case the staff were the pranked. :P-Gata Posted Image

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#4 Offline Eeko

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Posted Apr 02 2012 - 01:45 PM

I honestly can't remember which ones I was here for, and which ones I've heard about. :PThe only one I actually remember is Tufi's takeover.
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Posted Apr 02 2012 - 02:13 PM

Yesterday was only my second April Fools' Day as a member, so...yeah. I thought last year's Barbie thing was pretty good, though.
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Posted Apr 02 2012 - 02:22 PM

The takeover of BZPower by Tufi was pretty cool that one year. That was... 2009, I believe? I wish I'd been around to see Vahkipower; from the screens I've seen, it was awesome.-ibrow
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Posted Apr 02 2012 - 02:23 PM

VahkiPower, or Cookin' With Makuta. XDAnd I quite like my own prank, in which I switched out my own personality for my character Reichenbach.In fact, it's supposed to last the rest of the week, so... I'll get back to that now.
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Posted Apr 02 2012 - 04:28 PM

When they banned people! Man, that was-Wait. :P
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Posted Apr 02 2012 - 04:52 PM

I remember KimPower and VahkiPower. Those ones stick out in my memory the most.
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Posted Apr 02 2012 - 05:10 PM

I believe I have a vague recollection of KimPower, from the years I spent as a guest, but I can't be sure.
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Posted Apr 02 2012 - 05:54 PM

I liked the Barbie one, but my favorite had to be the Batman prank. (I don't remember exactly what it was, but members changed their names to Batman-related names. Like Pirate Batman, for example.)
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Posted Apr 02 2012 - 06:41 PM

VahkiPower. I wasn't around to see it, but that was the best Karzing prank ever.
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Posted Apr 02 2012 - 08:44 PM

Honestly, I have no idea.
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Posted Apr 02 2012 - 09:17 PM

I wasn't around here then, but I think Vahkipower was one of the best.
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Posted Apr 02 2012 - 09:32 PM

Cooking with Bionicle was pretty awesome, I admit. :P I also liked the staff war of succession.~B~
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Posted Apr 02 2012 - 09:34 PM

The Staff Civil War was probably the most creative, due to the people that fell for it - but in sheer numbers, I'll never ever forget the outrage over the "removal" of COT and LGD. I fell for that one the longest before I realized that it was April 1st.
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Posted Apr 03 2012 - 12:12 AM

The Staff Civil War was probably the most creative, due to the people that fell for it - but in sheer numbers, I'll never ever forget the outrage over the "removal" of COT and LGD. I fell for that one the longest before I realized that it was April 1st.

Aw, I wish I was around to see those.

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Posted Apr 03 2012 - 08:08 AM

I wasn't really around for any of the pranks. Judging for what I know, VahkiPower did seem pretty cool.
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Posted Apr 03 2012 - 09:23 AM

When they said they'd delete the LGD and CoT back in 2007. Man, I was so new back then, I fell for it like an acorn to the ground. Interestingly, at the same time they released images for the Karzahni set. I thought THAT was the prank.
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Posted Apr 03 2012 - 10:00 AM

I throughly enjoyed the prank where they removed Completely Off Topic and Lego General Discussion, especially when they extended the prank to beyond April Fool's Day. It's too bad so many people got up in arms about it.VahkiPower was also really great. I loved the board skin for that one.
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Posted Apr 03 2012 - 10:45 AM

I was about to say VahkiPower because it's so visually rememberable.Then you guys reminded me of COT's removal. Oh man that was great. People went so legitimatley insane about it.~|ET|~
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Posted Apr 03 2012 - 02:30 PM

The CoT and LGD removal one really stands out as being hilarious. I feel like if I were more active in either one though, it wouldn't be so funny.-Ced
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Posted Apr 04 2012 - 02:01 PM

What was the prank this year? That is the only AFDP I've been here for.
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Posted Apr 04 2012 - 02:57 PM

What was the prank this year? That is the only AFDP I've been here for.

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Posted Apr 04 2012 - 11:52 PM

The Staff Civil War was probably the most creative, due to the people that fell for it - but in sheer numbers, I'll never ever forget the outrage over the "removal" of COT and LGD. I fell for that one the longest before I realized that it was April 1st.

This was absolutely the funnest.

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Posted Apr 09 2012 - 07:01 AM

Tufi's takeover. Because that was the only one I remember.
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Posted Apr 16 2012 - 12:24 AM

The Staff Civil War was probably the most creative, due to the people that fell for it - but in sheer numbers, I'll never ever forget the outrage over the "removal" of COT and LGD. I fell for that one the longest before I realized that it was April 1st.

That was probably the funniest one I witness. So much rage XD

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Posted Apr 16 2012 - 09:40 AM

Yesterday was only my second April Fools' Day as a member, so...yeah. I thought last year's Barbie thing was pretty good, though.

I believe that April Fools' Day was my third. I can't remember what was done for '09, I was around for it as a guest, I believe, but not as a member, sadly. =/ Wasn't a movie-name change or something similar to that?

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On the day the wall came down / They threw the locks onto the ground
And with glasses high / We raised a cry / For freedom had arrived
 
On the day the wall came down / The ship of fools had finally run aground
Promises lit up the night / Like paper doves in flight
 
I dreamed you had left my side / No warmth, not even pride remained
And even though you needed me / It was clear that I could not do a thing for you
 
Now life devalues day by day / As friends and neighbors turn away
And there's a change that even with regret / Cannot be undone
 
Now frontiers shift like desert sands / While nations wash their bloodied hands
Of loyalty, of history / In shades of grey
 
I woke to the sound of drums / The music played, the morning sun streamed in
I turned and I looked at you / And all but the bitter residues slipped away
 
slipped away...
 




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Posted Apr 16 2012 - 12:23 PM

I usually missed the April Fools' Day jokes, as I was always too busy celebrating my BZP anniversary. :P Yes, I am a BZPower "April Fool".I do like every BZPower prank for two reasons; for starters, I tend to never be able to pick favorites, and two I like something new every year I experience them, therefore each one is a favorite.
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Posted Apr 18 2012 - 05:19 AM

The staff all switched avatars and signatures, forcing everyone to do a double-take.You all still owe me a new monitor. I did a spit-take.~TN726
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Posted Apr 18 2012 - 03:04 PM

:kaukau: The removal of CoT and LGD are the only ones that actually stand out to me. I honestly don't remember any pranks. This one was at a time when I only ever posted in CoT, and at the time I felt too guilty about it to consider that the staff was only joking about their reasons for taking the forms away. Of coruse, it helped that it went on for several days and other people began to take it seriously as well. It was a unigue experience.Your Honor,Tyrannosaurus Kraggh
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Posted Apr 19 2012 - 01:38 PM

Vajkipower, from my days as a guest :rolleyes:And the barbie one had me laughing quite a bit.
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Posted Apr 21 2012 - 08:10 AM

Well, I haven't been around long enough to know any from the forums, but I sure fell for the HFZPower/HF.fm BZPowercast April fools joke. It made me delete the note on my iPhone that was "get an account on BZPower". After I realized it was a joke, I quickly re-made that note.
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Posted Apr 25 2012 - 03:55 PM

Probably the VahkiPower prank it had to be the best
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Posted Apr 25 2012 - 03:58 PM

The Staff Civil War was probably the most creative, due to the people that fell for it - but in sheer numbers, I'll never ever forget the outrage over the "removal" of COT and LGD. I fell for that one the longest before I realized that it was April 1st.

So, i've only been around 3 (not including this year) pranks. i can only remember the barbie, staff civil war, and something else........ porbably wasn't paying attention xD

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Posted May 07 2012 - 06:03 PM

I think Vahkipower was the best.
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Posted May 12 2012 - 10:57 PM

I was around for VahkiPower (which I'll admit...I actually believed. :dunce: I actually didn't even realize it was an April Fool's Joke. I simply thought BZP got a makeover and a new name in celebration of the new '04 sets coming out or whatever.), and I think I've seen like one screenshot of KimPower. I don't remember any of the other ones, though. So I'll say VahkiPower.
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Posted May 14 2012 - 07:13 PM

The one that lead to a BBCC...because that was the one year the members pranked the staff.For those of you that don't remember/weren't around, we were asked to build...what was it? the cutest Rahi we could? Yeah, I think that was it. Anyhow, it was intended as a prank, but so many entries came in on Day One that the staff turned it into a legit contest. And it became the largest contest in BZP's history that far. (And it was my first BBCC). So we pranked them.
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Posted May 20 2012 - 07:23 AM

I remember Tufi's Takeover. It was fun to sit in the sandpit, and I got ninja'd in a rickroll.
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