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#1 Fatdog

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 07:16 AM

Hahahahaha *cough* *cough* Hahahahahahaha!!

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Yes, you guys were subjected to a prank today that had been in the planning for quite a while. Unfortunately, only a handful of members seem to have figured out the hidden link on the "seized" page.

The first clue is "omnes stultorum," which can be translated from Latin into "all fools."

Then, for the true investigators, it would be discovered that there is in fact no Chapter 51 to the United States Code. The fake Section 401 is for April 1st (4/01). The hidden link was actually on the "401". And for Max, the missing period (point) after the one "C" is just like the original image - even our own government didn't get it right. :dunce:

Clicking on the link took you to a congratulations page with an image and a link to continue on to the forum. After that, you were good to go!

Congratulations to Terry, Alex, and Max!! :thumbsup: They were apparently the only ones to discover the hidden link (Terry was the first).


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#2 Strānj-Bōōmbŏks

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 09:43 AM

I'm here!!! Hahahahhahahahahhahaa GREAT Prank!!!! Almost forgot April Fools day!!! (remember I'm not in the U.S. and here it's december 28th) :w00t: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

#3 Fatdog

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 09:58 AM

Glad to see you figured it out, Alex. :-D

#4 Strānj-Bōōmbŏks

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 11:10 AM

Perfect!!! :thumbsup:

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#5 blu_fuz

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 11:15 AM

Hardy har :annoyed:

#6 Strānj-Bōōmbŏks

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 11:17 AM

Hardy har :annoyed:


Another one made it!!! :blush:

#7 sonicteambronx

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 11:18 AM

I'll get you for this Fatdog! :tease: lol

#8 Fatdog

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 11:52 AM

I'll get you for this Fatdog! :tease: lol

:lol: :lol: :-D

#9 monchito

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 12:17 PM

Wow I almost passed out when I saw it early this morning.. I could only imagen ira being taken by homeland security :w00t: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

#10 walkgirl

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 12:19 PM

I did not see a link :huh:

#11 Fatdog

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 12:30 PM

I did not see a link :huh:

Unfortunately, only a handful of members seem to have figured out the hidden link on the "seized" page.

#12 JVC Floyd

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 12:45 PM

you got me good bobby :nonono: i was ready to start the free fat dog bail out fund , i was hoping it was a joke .i'm glad it was :-D .

#13 alfie

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 12:48 PM

I believed it for about 30 seconds!!!!!!!

Couldn't find the secret link tho :dunce:

#14 71spud

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 12:53 PM

I had no time to investigate... Skippy was coming over this morning so I had to haul some boxes around to prepare for that! :w00t:

I wish I had time to find your Easter Egg! :-/

#15 walkgirl

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 01:02 PM

Tell us where the link was so we can log in again! :-D :sin:

#16 Superduper

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 01:22 PM

I finally found the link by viewing page source.

On real siezed websites, the home page has a single .gif image, whereas Bobby's page actually has a webpage called "seized.html." Actual seized websites have the seized imaged immediately on the homepage.

Finally I noticed that the text is part of the graphics on real seized pages.
Bobby's image lacked text and rather was used as a canvas for the text, which can be selected, copied/pasted, unlike real seized pages which couldn't.

#17 kingrat2010

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 01:33 PM

that was a good one bobby :lol: :lol:

#18 restocat

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 01:36 PM

:nonono:

#19 45player

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 01:37 PM

Ya know, I thought it was a hack :grim: - as it happened to a friend on Youtube about 2 months ago- I never even THOUGHT about the April Fools thing... *good* one! :w00t:

#20 Lasonic TRC-920

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 01:38 PM

CLASSIC ONE! :yes:

Your efforts to make this a fun place to hang out are once again noted Mr. FD!
:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Today is also my wedding anniversary! :hmmm: :yes: :lol:
:chris920: :rock: :chris920: :rock: :chris920:

#21 Superduper

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 01:45 PM

I should've known given what happened last year. Instead, I got snookered for a few hours while I investigated. Luckily, I finally figured it out and went to bed. Otherwise, I wouldn't be able to sleep! :-O :nonono: :grim: :-D

#22 bill

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 02:40 PM

pretty classic although i was late to the show had appts today good one tho man

#23 skippy1969

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 02:55 PM

AWESOME April fools joke Bobby!!!!!!!LOL!!!!!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

#24 BMoney

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 03:32 PM

Crazy Bobby! :lol:
Probably caused a spike in traffic to s2g that they haven't enjoyed in awhile. :-O

#25 Superduper

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 03:45 PM

I think Bobby was single handedly responsible for thousands of google searches with keywords: homeland security, seized, websites, etc.

#26 Pointdexter1906

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 05:29 PM

:blush: :blush: :blush: um, wow, This was classic! I was like, daggonit - forget homeland security. If I have to give a deposition, my wife will find out how much I paid for my last box. :no: That scared me more! And the thing is, I am the prankster of the family, so I guess I have had this coming for a while. Thanks for a good laugh.

Ps. Scott, you can ignore my panicked email from this morning! :blush:

#27 devol-toni

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 05:40 PM

Damn, I thought we finally got rid of that old fat dog who ended up in prison at least for several years :lol: :lol:

I was in panic for short in the morning, ask Norm :yes:

#28 oldskool69

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 06:14 PM

Well! I hate that I missed it. :-/ The only joke on me today was that the steel erectors actually bought out a crane without enough reach. Those were the real fools. :lol:

#29 sony_apm_fan

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 07:34 PM

Well played, Fatdog, of course my email to you was a joke too... :dunce:

I worked out the latin, but missed the hidden link. Good work Terry!

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#30 Gluecifer

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Posted 01 April 2011 - 09:25 PM

Love your work, Bobby! I knew it was a prank, but didn't bother to look any harder for ways in!!

Makes me shudder to think what you'll get up to next year...



Rock On.