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April Fool's Joke By Airliners.net  
User currently offlineHairyass From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1680 times:

AIRLINERS.NET SOLD TO CAR MANUFACTURER



Luleå, April 1, 2001 - In an unexpected move, Airliners.net, the self-proclaimed "Wings of the web", was sold Sunday April 1 to an undisclosed car manufacturer. "A great day for Airliners.net (now Carliners.net)" says former Editor-in-chief, Johan Lundgren. "We have been in talks with this automobile company for a few months now, it's a good thing we finally got a deal though". Mr Lundgren claims he will leave the aviation industry for good and concentrate on his other hobbies, watching old Simpsons episodes and sleeping. "All those Airbus vs Boeing fights were driving me nuts, I had to get out while I could", he says.
An official from the car manufacturer who prefers to be anonymous said in a phone interview; "That flying stuff does not interest us much. We will have it all replaced with cars and trucks". According to inside sources, the new slogan will be "the wheels of the web".

More will be added throughout the day as this story unfolds.

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Ha Ha, you guys are funny!


But you can't get any thing past 'Ol Harry!  Laugh out loud

That's a good one!!  Big grin

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User currently offlineB747-437B From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1508 times:

Good riddance  Smile

User currently offlineA330300 From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 172 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1466 times:

Mmmwhahahaha...will Johan be replaced?  Smile

User currently offlineQantasA3XX From Singapore, joined Dec 2000, 218 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1443 times:

Thanks goodness,this is April fool day !! I was shock at first then realize that "hey today is jokes day "!!

Nice one !!

 Smile


User currently offlineApuneger From Belgium, joined Sep 2000, 3032 posts, RR: 12
Reply 4, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1429 times:

Well well well,

This must be the best april fool's joke that I've heard, except for the so called story that Belgian drivers who received tickets, could hand them in at their local police office, and they would be filed, as long as the fine was below € 250!

What a lovely day, April 1st!

Ivan



Ivan Coninx - Brussels Aviation Photography
User currently offlineNed Kelly From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 407 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1387 times:

Now you tell us! I thought it was for real.

I've just uploaded a picture of my Ford Escort!

p.s. Did you know that the word "gullible" is not in the english dictionary.


User currently offlineSushka From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 4784 posts, RR: 14
Reply 6, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1383 times:

Oh Noooooo


Pershoyu Spravoyu Litaki!
User currently offlineDatamanA340 From South Korea, joined Dec 2000, 547 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1355 times:

Who will take the money?  Big thumbs up

User currently offlineGyro From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1352 times:

"All those Airbus vs Boeing fights were driving me nuts, I had to get out while I could", he says.


Hmmmm, this line could very well be true though!!!


User currently offlineRyaneverest From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1302 times:

Well, the plate number of that car at the front page gave it away.

User currently offlineSilverstreak From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 281 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1292 times:

O.K. you got me! I had not had my coffee yet!

User currently offlineAccess-Air From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1939 posts, RR: 13
Reply 11, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1291 times:

May a thousand April Fools jokes be betsowed on everyone this day....sheesh guys.....Johan has a sense of humour too....

Access-Air



Remember, Wherever you go, there you are!!!!
User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11951 posts, RR: 47
Reply 12, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1284 times:

I had a light heart attack when I saw "Airliners.net sold to car manufacturer", but I didn't buy it. I can spot an Aprils fool a mile away.  Smile

Thom@s



"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
User currently offlineCritter592 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1242 times:

JOHAN, You are a trip... Well, For anybody who may have been having a bad morning, Johan here sure cheered it up.... Cars... EWWWWWWWWWW...Gimme a Boeing, and a Cegar. (I dont smoke) and you'll see me having sum fun

User currently offlineKLM747 From Netherlands, joined Jan 2001, 669 posts, RR: 14
Reply 14, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1234 times:

Oohh, that was a very clever joke of yours, I'm glad you added the (For those of you slow to catch on, this announcement was brought to you by our assistant editor April Fools.) Very funny!  Big thumbs up

Regards,
-KLM747 Big grin


User currently offlineGocaps16 From Japan, joined Jan 2000, 4338 posts, RR: 21
Reply 15, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1230 times:

haha, Nice try Johan.

Kevin/DCA


User currently offlineCtbarnes From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 3491 posts, RR: 50
Reply 16, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1229 times:

Great one, Johan!

Charles, SJ



The customer isn't a moron, she is your wife -David Ogilvy
User currently offlineGOT From Sweden, joined Dec 2000, 1912 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1227 times:

That was a nice one but I've heard so many today so I didn't buy it.

GOT



Just like birdwatching - without having to be so damned quiet!
User currently offlineN766UA From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 8193 posts, RR: 24
Reply 18, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1209 times:

I realized it when i saw airliner.net/aprilfools.html HAHA!


This Website Censors Me
User currently offlineFSPilot747 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 3599 posts, RR: 12
Reply 19, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1197 times:

Oh man. I got scared like hell when I saw that. I forgot about April Fools Day, so it took me a while. After I clicked on the press release, and I read all that stuff that made no sense, it hit me..."Airpril Fools Day." I would't be on the web as much if it wasn't for this site. Thanks Johan for the great site!!

-FSPilot747


User currently offlineHairyass From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1153 times:

Let's hear more jokes!

User currently offlineCritter592 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 21, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 1091 times:

Just a reminder to us all. Next April Fools, When Johan puts Skateboards.net, Don't be Fooled. or when Boatliners.net comes into action, don't fall over dead. But especially when April's Shoe Store buys A.net for a day, lets not cover our noses with clothespins. Johan is a sly one he is. But the more we learn, the harder it will get for johan. HA HA HA. Hey JOHAN!!!? Can I upload my picture of Titanic just for advancements...LOL  Big thumbs up

User currently offlineAn-225 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 3950 posts, RR: 40
Reply 22, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day ago) and read 1056 times:

I was actually scared at first, but then I saw the april 1st date...


Money does not bring you happiness. But it's better to cry in your own private limo than on a cold bus stop.
User currently offlineTWAmerican From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 23, posted (13 years 4 months 21 hours ago) and read 1020 times:

Johan make funny!! haha

TWAmerican


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