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Ideas for April Fool's Day

Discussion in 'Inside Poop - April Fool's Day 2011' started by Zystral, Feb 25, 2011.

  1. Zystral

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    Alright guys, I've lurked Smogon long enough to have witnessed one event, I think we need to do it again - April 1st is in a few days. It would be great if we could somehow end up trolling the unbadged section of the site. All we really need is an admin to somehow handle what the site needs and good ideas.

    Give suggestions of what's going on here, but there is one vital rule; do not talk about this in #insidescoop.

    Some ideas to get us started off;
    - make a fake version of Trou that unbadged people can post in
    - give random people badges
    - massive comedy rewrites of some of the most used Pokemon (i.e. Tyranitar gets edited a la Unown)
    - The forums get a color change for the day. I'm thinking bright pink + yellow?
    - Phil gets Banned Deducer (and removed badges) for the day!!!!

    etc. Enjoy your musings.
  2. az

    az I DON'T NEED A MAN
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    this sounds pretty good, but i'm concered higher-ups will take issue with creating "fake" forums just for an april's fools, not to mention the shitstorm that would go down with random badging

    after all, resources are scarce man

    ps why don't we ban philip permanent
  3. matty

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    Ya I'm all for just randomly stripping badges from well known users. That sounds funny and ironic (especially Phil, that gob got a bunch of bullshit he didn't deserve. Ya I'm calling you out buddy, do something about it).
  4. Bad Ass

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    matty, keep your issues with philip out of this thread. he's obviously doing something right to be leading smogon into gen v....

    anyway, i kind of like the idea of badging random users (unban + badge sprinkles, anyone?)
  5. Seven Deadly Sins

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    Why don't we just do the Anti-Hax Clause again? We've got plenty of new users and all the old ones quit already, nobody'll notice!
  6. Alchemator

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    I like this, but I think we should go for a double bluff. Do the anti-hax clause again, and everybody will think it's an April Fool. Then we reveal that actually it's here to stay. Next step: laugh (evilly)!
  7. Philip7086

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    Yeah, people who's IRL name is Philip should definitely be banned for good IMO.

    I'm fine w/ sacrificing my badgeset and being banned for a bit, but I can't guarantee that extra badges won't inexplicably be tacked on after the prank is over...
  8. Chou Toshio

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    I got a better one than banning Phil-- We'll tell everyone that Cathy and Tangerine are coming back. :)

    Observer A: Don't compare, those two users have nothing in common!

    Chou: They are exactly the same!!!

    Observer A: No they are not!

    Chou: Shut your cunting cunt whole face!!!
  9. little gk

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    [15:51] <little_gk> could we have super make a thread about leaving poke lab for competitor

    this could work if super was willing
  10. jrrrrrrr

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    We could make everything on the forum sideways so that it's still perfectly readable, but you have to look like an idiot to read it.
  11. Seven Deadly Sins

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    jrrrr is only suggesting this because it doesn't affect him
  12. billymills

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    could we somehow translate the entire forum to spanish/japanese/other or would this be too much work.
  13. Erazor

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    Tell them that the ADV suspect test is a joke.
  14. Alchemator

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    Wait

    it isn't?
  15. Fatecrashers

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    can we like give me admins for april fools

    i'll give it back i promise
  16. az

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    i trust fatecrashers, this seems like a good plan

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