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Old 1st Apr 2019, 13:06
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Old 1st Apr 2019, 13:14
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Apparently the Transport Police announced that it was being made illegal to eat smelly food on trains.
Now that really should be true.
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Old 1st Apr 2019, 13:17
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According to the Grauniad's website - April Fool! Shame really, perhaps they could have added use of mobile phones whilst walking too. I've count of the number of times I've nearly been walking into by these morons!
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Old 1st Apr 2019, 15:07
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I rather liked The Sun's story about the Royal Mint issuing a new series of 50p coins - with Emoji's on one side.
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Old 1st Apr 2019, 15:34
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I have no idea but if you follow the link it does end up at a reed elsevier scientific journal website and that says the original article was placed online earlier in March...
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Old 1st Apr 2019, 15:44
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I have no idea but if you follow the link it does end up at a reed elsevier scientific journal website and that says the original article was placed online earlier in March...
Haha - you’re right! There are several articles online about the mozzie story so it looks like it was actually true. I really thought it was an April fool!
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Old 1st Apr 2019, 15:48
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Our modern world is SO full of the most outlandish and ridiculous happenings and surreal expectations, that there can't be many 'made up' April Fools that could overshadow the new normal.
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Old 1st Apr 2019, 17:30
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Best I've seen was Larry the cat on Twitter saying he wasn't going to tweet again until Brexit had been decided one way or the other.

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Old 1st Apr 2019, 18:45
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The Times was on the ball as usual today. Dog walking drones whipping their underweight charges up to 500' and electric cars what can charge themselves by moonlight.
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Old 1st Apr 2019, 18:53
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The Times was on the ball as usual today. Dog walking drones whipping their underweight charges up to 500' and electric cars what can charge themselves by moonlight.
That latter one was BMW's annual contribution.
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Old 1st Apr 2019, 19:00
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I thought the best one was the poll suggesting that Oh Jeremy Corbyn was going to get the keys to number 10 some time soon.

Oh how I laughed! Who ever thought that one up deserves a Peerage - Lord Knobhead of Islington!
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Old 1st Apr 2019, 19:16
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That latter one was BMW's annual contribution.
Interesting, as I drive an electric BMW, and, although it's a great car, I'm singularly unimpressed with the service from BMW. I strongly suspect that they've only built the car as a compliance car, and have no serious intention of building more EVs unless they are forced to by legislation.
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Old 1st Apr 2019, 20:26
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I strongly suspect that they've only built the car as a compliance car, and have no serious intention of building more EVs unless they are forced to by legislation.
Don't they have to produce a percentage of their vehicles to balance the emissons?
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Old 2nd Apr 2019, 16:03
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Old 2nd Apr 2019, 16:41
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Best I've come across (and told here before) was daughter rang up from distant place to her mother. "Quick, Mum, Google earth is doing a live update. If you run out into the back yard and wave to the satellite I'll be able to see you."

Why is that woman in her dressing gown waving to the sky?
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Old 3rd Apr 2019, 10:47
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With the present shenanigans in Westminster, April 1st should have been renamed 'Parliament Day'......
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