if you really want to play a great April Fool's joke, punch someone in the face on April 2nd. then, when you laugh & say "just April Foolsing", it will come as much more of a hilarious surprise. heck, you could even save that punch in the face for Christmas, so absolutely NO ONE is expecting it. (except for me. I'm on to you, pal.)
editor's note: apologies to those few of you who are also my Facebook friend and had to read this stupid joke twice.
some fine folks that I've collaborated with: