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17 corporate pranks that aren't April Fooling anybody

Seriously guys, just stop. You're embarrassing yourselves.
Andrew Tarantola
Andrew Tarantola|@terrortola|April 1, 2017 3:30 PM

It's (ugh) that time of year again. That magically obnoxious season wherein every tech startup, thought influencer and blog worth its weight in snark attempts to pull a fast one on the rest of us with a clever April Fool's Day prank. Only problem is, they're rarely clever, usually terrible and almost assuredly obvious to anyone with a functioning brainstem. Don't believe me? Here are 17 of the weirdest prank pitches to come through the Engadget tip box this year.

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  • Dash Energy Drink
  • Prank Call App
  • Shazam: The Movie
  • MH40C1
  • Parental Controls
  • SnackSuggest
  • Sport Bass
  • Delivery X
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17 corporate pranks that aren't April Fooling anybody