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Luka [PersonRank 10]

Wednesday, March 31, 2010
11 years ago50,972 views

Did you managed to find easter eggs this year ?

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Anthony [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

Its not a April 1st joke

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

http://chrome.blogspot.com/2010/04/unmuting-web-with-google-chrome.html

Jeff (different one) [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

Yeah, Elmer Fudd has been there for a while.

My favorite is the search times.

1.02 times the velocity of an unladen swallow

Anthony [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

My favorite is Street view in 3D

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

http://www.google.com/googlereader/reader-advantage.html

Maya [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

Chrome's April 1st joke!
http://chrome.blogspot.com/2010/04/unmuting-web-with-google-chrome.html

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

http://googlephotos.blogspot.com/2010/04/posted-by-c.html

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

http://analytics.blogspot.com/2010/04/back-to-hits.html

Drew [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

Google voice standard voicemail http://www.google.com/googlevoice/standard_voicemail.html

click the "try it out" button

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Lol: Google Introduces YouTube live video stream in Google Street View!

http://www.qualite.no/blogg/google-introduces-youtube-live-video-stream-in-google-street-view

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

That Google Chrome extension is really funny :-)

Master Googler [PersonRank 1]

11 years ago #

Awesome search tool.

http://lmgtfy.com/

Love their hurmor!

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

http://adsense.blogspot.com/2010/04/announcing-wingdings-as-new-font.html

Tim Alvine [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

I LOVE APRIL FOOLS lol and for reasons like all the pranks played around the net on google, wikipedia, funnyordie, collegehumor, youtube.. you name it and they have all played a prank on their readers and viewers today!!

if you missed them... check out this link that has a summary and pictures/videos of them all @ http://www.lionsdenu.com/april-fools-around-the-internet/

hebbet [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_YbURk67VlGk/S7TrTjscAGI/AAAAAAAABHk/doLjc4GLajg/s400/wingdings+1.png

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

http://googlevoiceblog.blogspot.com/2010/04/introducing-standard-voicemail-mode.html

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Google Chrome sounds works on the following websites:

http://www.google.ca/
http://www.google.com.au/
http://www.google.com.my/
http://www.google.com/appserve/fiberrfi/
lively.com
http://www.google.co.uk
http://news.google.com
http://www.bing.com/

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

And:

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&source=hp&q=scotland&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&source=hp&q=seattle&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=

Master Googler [PersonRank 1]

11 years ago #

Chrome sounds seems to mostly work on every site I've been to.

- Typing on this form makes typewriter sounds
- Going from left to right by clicking on tabs plays like piano keys
- Closing tab makes breaking glass sound
- Opening extension settings plays technology (beeping) sounds
- Scrolling makes a laser-esc sound (don't know how else to describe it)
   – the longer the scroll the more intense the sound

If I find more sounds I'll post them. Interested to see other sounds everyone else finds too!

grand prix [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

I laughed so hard when I seen TOPEKA instead of the usual name google. I had recently read that Topeka officials had "unofficially" changed the name of the city to Goodle for the month of March, which certainly helped a person to understand what this name change was about. This is too funny. Got to LOVE it. WTG google, I mean TOPEKA!

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

going to Chrom:Extensions plays a really annoying loud noise

Katlyn [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

Good night, Happy Fool's Day!!!

A police officer pulls over this guy who had been weaving in and out of the lanes. He goes up to the guy's window and says, "Sir, I need you to blow into this breathalyzer tube."
The man says, "Sorry officer, I can't do that. I am an asthmatic. If I do that I'll have a really bad asthma attack."
"Okay, fine. I need you to come down to the station to give a blood sample."
"I can't do that either. I am a hemophiliac. If I do that, I'll bleed to death."
"Well, then we need an urine sample."
"I'm sorry, officer, I can't do that either. I am also a diabetic. If I do that I'll get really low blood sugar."
"All right then I need you to come out here and walk this white line."
"I can't do that, officer."
"Why not?"
"Because I'm too drunk to do that!"
  

Happy April Fool's Day!

ArpitNext [PersonRank 7]

11 years ago #

http://www.google.com/romance/

ArpitNext [PersonRank 7]

11 years ago #

"Service to offer psychographic matchmaking plus free “contextual dating” option"

This press release shows the project launched in 2006. Though, new to me. :) http://www.google.com/romance/press.html

Raghu [PersonRank 1]

11 years ago #

Try Google News US

http://news.google.com/news/section?pz=1&cf=all&topic=n&ict=ln

Google image changes to http://www.gstatic.com/news/img/bluelogo/en_us/topeka.gif

George R [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

What is the record number of first day views for a blogoscoped forum thread? This thread has 11616 views now, but it is more than 24 hours old.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

A screenshot of some of the result timings (via Reddit):
http://i.imgur.com/kFaAo.png

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

The official fan page for the US TV show The Office had "integrated" with Google for a day (http://www.officetally.com/):
http://blogoscoped.com/files/officetally.png

[Thanks http://worldlabel.com!]

George R [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

April 1, 2010 is census day in USA.
Apparently some of the answers are in keeping with April Fools Day.

Question 9: What is Person 1's race?
Some answers: Vulcan, Borg, Cylon, NASCAR

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Society/2010/0401/April-Fools-jokes-for-2010-Census-form-What-is-your-race-Vulcan.

Mike W [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

How about letmetopekathatforyou.com

assauhDok [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

amateur bdsm movies

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

The Google Chrome sounds can be downloaded here:
http://cid-6e4a1df791a32234.skydrive.live.com/self.aspx/Downloads/Google%201%20april/chrome%5E_sounds.zip

I created a video with most of the sounds here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ql62m1T78hI

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Right link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiLA1NZQHfI

ren [PersonRank 1]

11 years ago #

I don't know if this is posted already, but there was another screenshot by topeka, with a blind-dating feature.. lol!

http://pinoytutorial.com/lifebytes/topeka-google-google-april-fools-day/

hypnojohn [PersonRank 0]

11 years ago #

I fell for googles gag hook, line & sinker! I tip my hat to google for a perfecly played prank!
Peace John

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