There’s no better day than 1st April aka April Fool’s Day to pull off some good-natured tricks and pranks.
These days, even brands from all over the world are putting their creativity to good use by coming up with mischievous tricks to fool people. Even if you were suspicious of the ads, you have to admit that some of these activities were well executed.
Take a look:
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Happy April Fool’s! SORRY GUYS WE STILL LOVE YOU 🥺💜But thank you for being such a good sport when it comes to crazy ideas like this. Even though this may not be our next drink launch, we are definitely working on bringing you the next best brew! #loveyou #janganmarah #sayangbalik #TealiveGoldenPearl
Golden pearls? Many were wondering what sort of new drink was Golden Pearl Milk Tea when Tealive announced they were launching something new. However, not everyone fell for the trick. “You thought you got me but instead you gave me a decent idea for a brew,” wrote Instagram user Master Jassrin.
2. Domino’s Pizza Malaysia
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Grab our limited edition, Crust-Only pizzas made specially for all you crust lovers out there! Enjoy our fluffy hand-tossed crust paired with a generous sprinkle of Eggstra-Shiok Salted Egg powder! And in conjuction with Earth Hour 🌏 Get a FREE Salted Egg scented candle to light up your night when you turn off the lights! 🕯 Pre-order it now, before 1st of April! 👉 http://bit.ly/2HN5YTk 👈
Domino’s Pizza Malaysia took foodies by surprised when they claimed that a limited edition “crust-only” pizzas for crust lovers was coming. No fillings in the middle, just the plain “fluffy hand-tossed crust paired with a generous sprinkle of Eggstra-Shiok Salted Egg powder”. Domino’s even promised a free salted egg scented candle. Lol!
In contrast to Domino’s Pizza Malaysia, Deliveroo joked that the company was putting a ban on pizza crust orders due to “overwhelming anti-crust feedback from customers”. The food delivery company also added, “Psychologists believe that this newfound resentment towards pizza crust may be one of the long-term side effects from parents’ removing the crusts on their children’s sandwiches“.
4. Grab Malaysia
Last week, Grab Malaysia announced that a GrabFoodCopter service was in the works. GrabFood claimed that they would deliver food from Singapore to Malaysia so people can enjoy their meals judgement-free.
“At GrabFood, we love our pranks almost as much as we love our food – no hard feelings? GrabFoodCopter may not exist (someday, perhaps?), but we are completely serious about satisfying all your cravings,” the company said.
5. Foodpanda Singapore
Foodpanda Singapore got foodies excited when they revealed that another food delivery option will be done via jet blates. The reason being? To reduce delivery duration by half (to 15 minutes or less). We hope our Singaporean friends didn’t get their hopes up since it was only an April Fools’ Day joke.
6. Bureau of Meteorology
Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology explained that they were changing the order of rainbow colours because it looks better in alphabetical order: Blue, Green, Indigo, Orange, Red, Violet, Yellow.
7. Sunshine Bakeries
We already have bubble tea as an ice cream flavour and in pizza, so why not a new bubble tea flavoured bread. Not only are there 5 sweetness levels, but the bread also comes with “quality tapioca pearls”! What say you – yay or nay?
8. Up & Go
Want to see your tongue glow in the dark? Try Up & Go’s new sour apple milk. As hilarious as this sounds, we really would like to see how it’ll look like. The Aussie company has since released a statement, “We’re not actually launching Sour Apple but we do have some exciting news! NEW UP&GO Mint Choc has just hit petrol and convenience stores. It won’t make your tongue glow but it will leave you feeling freeesshh“.
As a travel tech company, we've got to look the part. Say hello to our new logo!
We’ll be taking this logo to the skies soon on our aircraft. Look out for it! pic.twitter.com/kvIBN6xX4x
— AirAsia (@AirAsia) April 1, 2019
That questionable logo flying around? Ew…
10. Universal Music Malaysia
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HAPPY APRIL FOOLS everybody! To those of you who spotted the date, good eyes! 😏 To those who haven't figured it out, there's no such thing as 31 April. P.S. @thisislany and their management were in no way associated with this prank. Stay tuned for more LANY updates including a GIVEAWAY and keep streaming 'Malibu Nights' on all music platforms!
Universal Music tricked fans into thinking Lany was doing a casting call in Malaysia. Dang it! There goes our dream in starring in the trio’s music video 🙁
T-Mobile wanted telco users to think that the next evolution in telecom – the T-Mobile Phone BoothE – in New York City, had arrived. These vertical vestibules supposedly offer privacy and cuts out noise pollution. Who wouldn’t want that right?
Which April Fool’s Day prank was the best?