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The 10 Greatest April Fools Pranks Ever Played On The Public

These April Fools' Day pranks weren't just played on a roommate or girlfriend. These pranks were played on entire nations, states and communities. That's what makes them epic. This list has the first recorded internet prank and many expensive corporate pranks from across the globe.

Sure, it's fun to prank your best friend, but entire nations? That takes some doing. Whether it's a billionaire like Richard Branson, a local government, or a fast food chain, these pranks were all carried out by large organizations... and one newspaper factory worker in the early 1900's.

What's your favorite April Fools' Day prank? Which of the pranks on this list do you think was the most elaborate and awesome? Vote up the practical joke you were most impressed by below.

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    Left-Handed Hamburgers

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    In 1998, Burger King acknowledged the 32 million left-handed Americans by taking out a full page ad in USA Today introducing the "Left-Handed Whopper." 

    All the ingredients would be the same as the original but rotated 180 degrees. Thousands of people swarmed Burger King to try the new burger and praised its better taste. Thousands also requested the original Right-Handed Whopper.

    The next day Burger King issued a press release revealing the ad as a prank. Sometimes, America makes us sad.

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