Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Halfbakery: April Fool Idea.

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A new category; Either Halfbakery:April Fool or Halfbakery:Seasonal:April Fool.

A repository for ideas that are April Fool jokes, but initially posted in other categories in order to elicit laughter, puzzlement, or outrage.

The true intent of the originator can be thus demonstrated once the requisite number of annotators have burst a blood vessel from fury and frustration.


8th of 7, Feb 27 2020


       I once told my daughter, (age 5ish), that I was getting her a horse, as an April Fools joke. She didn't speak to me for a month. I've never seen her so mad. Backfire...bigtime!
blissmiss, Feb 27 2020

       That's the wrong direction to joke in. If they're going to be disappointed you have to tell them something disappointing as the joke.
Voice, Feb 27 2020

       There's not much that's more disappointing than having a horse foisted on you. Worse even than a kitten, because horses are way too big to flush.
8th of 7, Feb 27 2020

       [bliss], did you tell her "I'm getting you a horse as an April Fool's joke", or did you tell her "I'm getting you a horse", as an April Fool's joke? If the latter, I can sort of see her point. But it's impressive that she held on to that for a month.
MaxwellBuchanan, Feb 27 2020

       //Worse even than a kitten, because horses are way too big to flush.//   

       Ah, yes.
The french sewers are infamously often backed up by chat-bergs.
Loris, Feb 27 2020

       Cat Burgers [Loris]? Holy crap. And MB, the former, not the latter.
blissmiss, Feb 27 2020

       On reflection that should probably be " laughter, puzzlement, and outrage."   

       They do not appear to be mutually exclusive options.
8th of 7, Feb 28 2020

       Can you point to a few ideas which would form this category?
hippo, Feb 28 2020

       Not until the 2nd of April.
8th of 7, Feb 28 2020

       Hahaha...uh oh.
blissmiss, Feb 28 2020

       // uh oh //   

       Now, what possible reason could you have for concern ? We supplied a perfectly reasonable and civil answer to a simple, direct question ... nothing to worry about there, shirley ?   

       You can't possibly infer the existence of some sort of sinister trap on the basis of such flimsy evidence ...
8th of 7, Feb 28 2020

       //Cat Burgers [Loris]? Holy crap.//   

       In the UK, sewers sometimes get clogged with fat-bergs, downstream of greasy takeaways. Is what I was thinking.
Loris, Feb 28 2020

       Don't worry, [Loris], global warming will fix that problem. The sewage will be hot enough to stop the lipids solidifying; they will collect on the surface and can be harvested as a fuel source.   

       They can either be burnt directly, or converted to biodiesel. What's not to like?
8th of 7, Feb 28 2020


       Toasted bun
reensure, Feb 28 2020


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