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Using the internet for free food?

michael posted more than 10 years ago | from the real-submissions-unedited dept.

The Internet 242

GreyOrange writes "With all the offers for free food on the internet how can a hungry person differitiate between the bogus ones and the ones that fill the tummy? One legitimate offer I've found so far is from www.jellybelly.com were they give you a free sample. But theres a tremendous amount of websites that are missleading and offering food in exchange for credit application and other horrible things like spam and never living up to their end of the deal. Got any good websites for free edibles, how about other things that might be of equal value that are not bogus. How about some methods you have picked up for all you veterans out there. Is there a directery out there that is true to its word, how about a wikipedia page?"

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April Fools: An Important Message (1, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739413)

For four years straight, Slashdot has consistently run poor, unfunny "gag" stories on its front
page for April Fools Day. As a united userbase, we must take a stand. Enough is enough. If
an attempt is going to be made at the funny, it should be bold and [eff.org]
pervasive. Right now regular Slashdot readers tremble at the approach of April due to
the impending parade of sickening unfunny that is April Fools on Slashdot.

If you're SICK OF IT and FED UP, mod this post up. If you're afraid of the "metamod
consequences", use underrated. The editors may modbomb this post, but if enough of you
vote with your points, maybe they'll get the message:

Make it funny, or don't make it.

-Slashdot.

Re:April Fools: An Important Message (-1, Flamebait)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739456)

Get over it.

Re:April Fools: An Important Message (0, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739479)

The last series of stories have been a trainwreck, and I'm going to guess that Michael's response is to mod 'offtopic' every thread that heckles him, so:

BEGIN THE HECKLING!

Re:April Fools: An Important Message (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739662)

Re:April Fools: An Important Message (Score:-1, Offtopic)
by Anonymous Coward on 01:49 PM April 1st, 2004 (#8739479)
The last series of stories have been a trainwreck, and I'm going to guess that Michael's response is to mod 'offtopic' every thread that heckles him, so:

BEGIN THE HECKLING!

Hey good job micheal, mod this one down too

Seconded (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739487)

I don't have any mod points but I totally agree.

Re:April Fools: An Important Message (1, Insightful)

jallison (693397) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739500)

Amen! One clever, hilarious April Fool's story would be much better than a bunch of marginally funny ones.

Re:April Fools: An Important Message (1)

musikit (716987) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739521)

i donno WTF you are talking about. i haven't stopped laughing all F-ing day. i'm beginning to think my office-mates think i just have the giggles today. this is some funny s**t.

Re:April Fools: An Important Message (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739605)


One or two could be funny. But one every 20-minutes?

It's bad enough that the rest of the Internet is also posting lame April-fools stories.

Re:April Fools: An Important Message (0, Offtopic)

Jonas the Bold (701271) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739516)

I dissagree. I think people trying to get food on the internet is very funny! Food, get it! Internet! HAHA! HA!

HA!

I'm blaming this on Michael.

Re:April Fools: An Important Message (0, Offtopic)

FortKnox (169099) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739544)

I'm blaming this on Michael.

Hell yeah... first it was Katz with his innane writing and lack of knowledge of technology... now its the gustapo editor. Good to see he's still ruining /. for the rest of us!

This year is higher quality, MAYBE (5, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739524)

I usually am a troll (I try to get upmoderated, as opposed to the lamer crapflooding, though), but I actually have to admit that I like the "real submissions unedited", if they truly are real submissions.

It is a pretty good way to see some of the lamest submissions that make it into Ask Slashdot - the ones that get posted are often lame, but these are orders of magnitude beyond that.

I vote to keep it.

MOD PARENT UP!!! (5, Insightful)

kuwan (443684) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739624)

Those people out there that don't think today's April Fools posts are funny is because you fail to realize that these are normal submissions the editors have to deal with on a daily basis.

Please take note of the from the real-submissions-unedited dept. subtitle under each post. These posts were submitted as serious questions and that's what makes them so funny. I think it's great that the editors are sharing with us some of the lamest posts that they've had to read through.

Keep 'em coming!

Re:April Fools: An Important Message (-1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739537)

I wholeheartedly agree.

There is NOTHING funny about Slashdot's April Fools Day gags. They weren't funny last year or the year before, so why did anyone think they'd be funny this year? It's a yearly display of bad humor and outright stupidity. Don't let such concentrated stupidity remain a yearly tradition...

Re:April Fools: An Important Message (2, Interesting)

leroybrown (136516) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739555)

That's why I propose we name tomorrow, April 2nd, "April Bitch-Slap Day", where we get back at all the pathetic losers who play pathetic jokes with an old-fashioned slap upside their head, followed by an ass-kicking if the joke was especially bad.


Re:April Fools: An Important Message (2, Insightful)

crow (16139) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739556)

I think you missed what they're probably doing. I'm pretty sure that what we're seeing is a flood of stories that they normally reject. I doubt that they made up a single story today from what I've seen so far (except the poll).

Re:April Fools: An Important Message (4, Insightful)

transient (232842) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739628)

That doesn't make any of it funny.

Re:April Fools: An Important Message (1)

Mortanius (225192) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739560)

Not to feed the AC's, but everyone who's bitching about this does realize that the reason Slashdot has been getting heavier on the April Fool's stories the past few years is precisely because people bitch about it. The editors are becoming cynical little bastards (check out the latest poll, in direct defiance of people who constantly bitch about lack of options), and for that, I salute them.

Re:April Fools: An Important Message (2, Interesting)

FortKnox (169099) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739653)

The poll was submitted by a slashdot user [slashdot.org] , not made up by an editor.

Re:April Fools: An Important Message (-1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739584)

It's sad that nobody caught your joke.

Re:April Fools: An Important Message (3, Informative)

tbase (666607) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739600)

I think you may be missing the point. The posts aren't supposed to be the funny part - it's the fact that people actually submitted these that IMHO is hillarious.

Maybe it's not a real good fit for April Fools, but I think it's as good a time as any, and I for one enjoy the opportunity to look at some of the submissions that we otherwise wouldn't have the opportunity to.

If you honestly have that much of a problem with it, take a day off from /. - I'm sure you'll survive.

michael is fucked (1, Troll)

SparafucileMan (544171) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739602)

"Pranks are supposed to end by noon and those done afterwards are supposed to bring bad luck to the perpetrator." (from wikipedia)

Sorry michael, but u asked for it...

Re:April Fools: An Important Message (2, Funny)

AKAImBatman (238306) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739621)

You know what's even worse? Slashdot rejects funny submissions [javalobby.org] . Here's the text of my submission that got rejected twice(!):


In one of the oddest moves yet, Guillaume Desnoix (head of the JDistro [jdistro.com] project) has ported the open source Kaffe [kaffe.org] Java Virtual Machine to his Apple ][c. When asked why he did it, he said, "The main reason was to fasten my programming daily work. I felt a little limited by the 6502 instructions and wanted to enjoy the highlevel bytecode of Java." Read the full scoop over at JavaLobby [javalobby.org] .


from the real-submissions-unedited dept. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739629)

i hope you realize the article is marked:

"from the real-submissions-unedited dept."

give the /. editors a break, and give them credit for posting these only on April 1.

next up: Doctor announces funny bone implants for basement-dwelling geeks not getting their tech fix today.

Re:April Fools: An Important Message (1)

thekiddd (731178) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739632)

The mear unfunnyness of this funny is what makes it funny.

Re:April Fools: An Important Message (1)

baudilus (665036) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739633)

If you don't like it there's always the Onion [onion.com] . :P

Re:April Fools: An Important Message (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739639)

So people are complaining about how slashdot's April 1st joke are lame, but find all the over done and unoriginal "OMG we have been taken over by teh DOJ !!!11111!!!" pages "bold and pervasive?"

Bleh. (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739416)

Ble-org.

Yum! (4, Funny)

AtariAmarok (451306) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739418)

I already get lots of delicious spam in my inbox every single day! What more can one ask for?

Re:Yum! (1)

Em Emalb (452530) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739554)

ok, assuming this guy is serious, he can go to the following sites and get some free food.

here [purina.com] ,here [meowmix.com] ,and here [imacheapbastard.com] .

OK, that's damned funny. I was checking my links, Imafatbastard.com actually exists. Heh.

Enjoy!

Dumb (4, Insightful)

Bryan Ischo (893) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739419)

This was one of the dumber and less funny April Fool's postings. Bleh.

Re:Dumb (1)

Descartes (124922) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739485)

Why are you assuming this is a joke? I mean, it's not like a fake story. Someone is asking slashdot about something related to the internet.

I wouldn't mind finding some free goodies online, and I definately could've used some free food last year when I was in college.

Re:Dumb (1)

Deraj DeZine (726641) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739501)

Yeah, people need to come up with more original April Fool's jokes [vze.com] . I can't even begin to express how much I 4gree with th1s statem3n7.

Re:Dumb (5, Insightful)

ubugly2 (454850) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739509)

The day is not over yet..

Re:Dumb (1)

FortKnox (169099) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739515)

What's perturbing me is michael is doing it all. Especially ask/. which is mostly cliff's domain. I suggested an april fools joke to submit to askslash to cliff through email, and he liked it and said he'd post it, but it was rejected this morning. No doubt it was michael... he still hates me since he said I had no life for over 812 comments.

Stupid. (1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739421)

Really fucking stupid.

first post! (-1, Offtopic)

adavies42 (746183) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739422)

1st^2

Wiki (3, Funny)

Rorschach1 (174480) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739423)

Right here [wikipedia.org] .

oh, BTW, (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739429)

you misspelled "directery"!

Re:oh, BTW, (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739463)

you misspelled "directery"!
nope, he spelled "directery" perfectly!

Re:oh, BTW, (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739481)

and "differitiate"

Foo (2, Funny)

ackthpt (218170) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739430)

Can't even get the free JellyBelly jelly beans!

I wonder if they have red herring flavor yet

4pr|1 ph001x0rz pwn0rz!!!!!!!! (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739434)

i am a pha66u+

That makes me sad (4, Funny)

Minwee (522556) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739437)

What makes me even sadder is that we can look forward to a duplicate of this story tomorrow.

Sorry (1)

Sparky77 (633674) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739439)

I was overwhelmed after the fourth question. I'm have to go take a nap now.

god help.. (5, Funny)

hot_Karls_bad_cavern (759797) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739440)

God help the poor slob that first discovers slashdot on today of all days!

Re:god help.. (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739452)

The poor slob?

You stupid fucker.

Graeme Devine = teh hotneess (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739441)


I just beat off to his picture.

Something about a long-haired, pasty-white geek.


free food (0)

gunnmjk (734032) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739447)

I heard the dairy industry is looking to give samples of their products away via an internet pyramid scheme. Simply get 5 other people to join, and you get your sample of milk mailed to you in 3-4 weeks.

Re:free food (1)

Embedded Geek (532893) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739562)

What terrifies me is that you might be able to pull this off.

Only 10 hours to April 2!!!! (1)

CharAznable (702598) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739448)

"With all the offers for Slashdot articles on the internet how can a hungry person differitiate between the bogus ones and the ones that fill the tummy?"

Buying a Car (5, Funny)

baudilus (665036) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739449)

Nothing to do with food, but there are several car dealers that have ads like "If you don't get approved, we'll pay you $100!"

Step 1) Ruin Credit Horribly.
Step 2) Go around town applying for car loans.
Step 3) Rake in the free dough!

Re:Buying a Car (1)

glpierce (731733) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739506)

What if you aren't approved to receive the $100?

Let me get this straight... (2, Funny)

Trolling4Columbine (679367) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739450)

..you asked for food, and you got Spam.

Sure, it's not a steak, but com'on, it's free? What did you expect?

Okay. I'm going to the pub. (5, Funny)

hattig (47930) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739453)

Someone fetch me when it is April 2nd.

Duhhh... (1)

ambienceman (721763) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739454)

you want free food? you can get looooads of spam. I'm surprised you didn't know this already.

Re:Duhhh... (1)

AviLazar (741826) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739535)

Thats what yahoo and dummy email accounts are for. -A

Free Fast Food (2, Funny)

Surak_Prime (160061) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739458)

Not exactly what you're asking about, but one way to scam free food out of a fast food joint is to order a small quantity of something, then come back in an hour claiming they left out some of a larger quantity. For example, order the 6 pack of tacos, then come back claiming to have ordered the 10 pack, and they left out four. Usually if they remember you were there at all, they turn over the grub.

My mom used to do this. Of course, she's an evil being who is currently serving 25 years for a hire-to-kill for insurance money, so I'll let you decide whether to emulate her or not...

Re:Free Fast Food (2, Funny)

Embedded Geek (532893) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739539)

Let me guess. They originally sentenced her to ten years, but when she got out she went back to the judge and claimed it was twenty five. Right?

Ummmmm.... (1)

psyconaut (228947) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739460)

" offering food in exchange for credit application and other horrible things like spam"
Spam [spam.com] is food, you insensitive clod!
-psy

fool (0, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739461)

These april fool's day stories aren't even funny.

Re:fool (1)

Lxy (80823) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739616)

I was just thinking that. Today's stories are really lame in comparison to previous years. Gems from the past like the evil bit RFC and Wheatonix made /. worth reading on April 1. Nothing even close this year.

51MPS0N5 4 PR3Z!!!!111 (1)

Deraj DeZine (726641) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739462)

offering food in exchange for credit application and other horrible things like spam and never living up to their end of the deal.

Your hatred for Spam (even considering it a non-food) reminds me of another disgusting product:

Vendor: We have Mountain Dew and Crab Juice.

Homer: Ahhh! Ewwww! I'll take the Crab Juice.

Pull my filter... (2, Funny)

Embedded Geek (532893) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739464)

Jokes about http://Eat<any vulgarity that will trip an obscinity filter>.com in 3, 2, 1...

WTF (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739465)

Just get free food like normal people and order water and saltine crackers at Dennys.

Free food MAKES UP the internet (2, Funny)

tyrani (166937) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739469)

Ethernet Cable is quite tasty. I'm currently chewing on some right now.

Public Use workstations. (5, Funny)

jayayeem (247877) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739471)

I often get free food from computers by inverting the keyboards on public use terminals and shaking them. Usually there is a great variety of crumbs from many different kinds of cookies and crackers.

O...M...G... (1)

GeckoFood (585211) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739476)

With all the offers for free food on the internet how can a hungry person differitiate between the bogus ones and the ones that fill the tummy?

This takes cockroaching to a new level, dude...

free food on internet (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739477)

note to dorky slashdot readers. the internet is great for many things, but as much as you would love for it to be the solution to everything in life, it is not. if you really want free food, go to your local sam's club or krogar and get some free samples there.

the internet is not the answer (1)

Profe55or Booty (540761) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739478)

check out your local bakery/grocery store dumpster. it's not as dirty as you think and most of the edibles are wrapped up pretty well. Lood Fion (obscured for security purposes) is a good one, as well as any bagel place you can find. oh wait... it was a joke, wasn't it? oh well. my stance remains the same.

SPAM (1)

imehler (461005) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739480)

We supply free spam! Delicious canned lunch meat emailed to you daily for your dietary convenience. Can't tell if we're talking about canned meat or unwanted email? Good, then our job is done!

freshmeat. (3, Funny)

fjordboy (169716) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739482)

You can't forget FreshMeat.net [freshmeat.net]

Come on...every slashdotter should know that site.

Excellent job promoting www.jellybelly.com! (1)

David Hume (200499) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739488)


Excellent job promoting www.jellybelly.com! You, Sir, deserve both a pay raise and a promotion!

Speaking of the wikipedia (1)

Krik Johnson (764568) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739493)

Here is the link to April fools day on it! [wikipedia.org]

I am also a contributor to the wikipedia! You can help too. Find a topic you like and click "Edit Page"!

My vote for best food. (4, Funny)

coupland (160334) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739495)

I cast my vote for Fruit Rollups. Best thing about them is you don't have to order them, you can just print them. Taste about the same, too!

Huh? (1)

GoChickenFat (743372) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739503)

Just go to the grocery store, look for the ageing food at the end of the isle with the little toothpicks and swat your way through the old folks. The only spam you should end up with will be on the end of a toothpick.

Even if... (1)

TheRealMindChild (743925) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739511)

Even if this is an april fools joke, it wouldn't be so bad to get a list of places that give free samples of things like free condoms, free lube, free sex toys. Honestly.

Free food is nothing (1)

superpulpsicle (533373) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739513)

What's worse is free condoms.

Nothing like knowing someone is now pregnant cause the free internet condom failed.

A bit late (3, Informative)

brejc8 (223089) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739518)

I remember a few years back (99-01) during the internet boom/desperation days there were lots oc sites giving away stuff. The best way to fing free stuff is from "free stuff" websites. I got lost of stuff:T-shirts, samples... My favorite was a train whistle (huge 9" wooden thing that sounds just like a train) and a very nice box of chocolates.

Unfortunately the're no longer many money burning web ventures.

Re:A bit late (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739627)

You want free stuff?
http://www.freecenter.com
http://www.slic kdeals.net/forums/forumdisplay.php? f=4

Fucking april fools bullshit. (3, Interesting)

rice_burners_suck (243660) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739522)

Want free food? (Yes, and I know this is an April Fools bullshit story, but I couldn't resist.) If there's a store called Costco in your area, get a membership there (like, 100 bucks a year) and go there on Sunday. They hand out free samples of all kinds of stuff. You can walk around for a few hours and basically get a full meal for free. If you consider 100 bucks a year free. But suppose you go there every weekend, that's like 100/50 or 100/52 or so, which makes it like 2 bucks for a meal, which isn't that bad of a deal and shit.

free dinner? (2, Funny)

tuxette (731067) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739523)

Get on an Internet dating site. Go on a date with a gentleman (or lady) who will buy you dinner (not with some cheap ungentlemanly clod!) and voila - free food.

And no, I've never done this. Ever. Not even when I was a poor student. Really!

Highly specialized freebie (1)

FeetOfStinky (669511) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739528)

If you're a canine or feline currently residing in the UK, you could try this link [wellbeloved.co.uk] ... but other than jelly beans and British pet food pickins are slim.

feed someone who doesnt have a computer (1, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739534)


and have some dignity

a bowl of rice today [thehungersite.com] is too dam expensive, make fun about it next time you sit in in your RV with a McD.

Yummy (0)

EaterOfDog (759681) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739538)

I don't know about you dude, but I have about 20,000 calories of crumbs in my keyboard.

Forget the free food (1)

MImeKillEr (445828) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739541)

Gimme a place that offers free PC hardware. I'm in need of a cheap/free front audio panel [pccables.com] . Something in the sub-$10 range..

Food is for pu55ie5 (1)

DR SoB (749180) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739547)

Drink beer. Need it free?

http://www.surbiton.com/enough/beer.html

Seriously, we need to liberate beer:

http://members.aol.com/Dbix7/beer.html

Or if your near Atlanta:

http://www.atlanticbeerclub.com/

April Fools (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739553)

April Fools Posts on Slashdot:
There are... Too many of them!
</swpilotvoice>

Hmm (1)

Hard_Code (49548) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739569)

s/dumpster diving/google diving/g

Fat Americans! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739573)

You ought to be required to pay more for food! Thirty dollars for a chicken? That'll make you think twice when it comes to your eighth serving.

I can see where you'd be upset... (1)

stvangel (638594) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739575)

Thinking you were getting free food but all that showed up were cans of spam....

I've been in meatpacking plants before... <shudders /> ....

The really obnoxious thing about this post is that 5 years ago it would have been a completely legitimate proposition.

In soviet russia Internet feeds you (-1, Troll)

HMA2000 (728266) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739576)

Er... whatever

Just listen to the Bart (1)

bryan1945 (301828) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739598)

eat-my-shorts.com!

No! Don't go there!!! (1)

bryan1945 (301828) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739625)

Seriously!

I didn't know it was a porn site before I put that up.

I should have checked first. Sorry.

New Filter for Slashdot (2, Insightful)

avandesande (143899) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739606)

I think they should provide an april fools day filter.

Free sample (2, Funny)

Nighttime (231023) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739620)

The offer's genuine at www.jellybelly.com [jellybelly.com] . However, clicking on the link for the free sample gives a page about there being no free slots.

Congratulations, we may have /.'ed the jelly bean supply :)

Free food, the ugly truth (5, Funny)

heironymouscoward (683461) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739637)

Please don't laugh. This is a true story. It happened to the sister of a friend of a colleague of someone I know.

She logged onto a web site, expecting to find some innocent pop-up p0rn and dialer windows. Instead, she got a popup reading "Click here and get a free pizza!" Like a fool, she clicked on the popup. A few minutes and a registration page later, she got an email titled "Read this, activate your free pizza delivery!".

You know what she should have done. Delete the email. Just delete it and forget about it. But no, what did she do? She opened it and read it. The email read: "Thank you for opening this email. Through the magic of Outlook Security we have run a software agent that has activated your PC's modem and dialed our central computer. Using called-id we have identified your telephone number and we now know your name, street number, and postal code. The pizza you have ordered is SPICY BEEF and will be delivered to your door in TEN MINUTES".

You could tell from the capitals that SOMETHING TERRIBLE was going on.

The pizza arrived. Inexorably, like a hangover on Sunday morning, a small white van drove up to the house and a man stepped out, dressed in white and carrying a flat pizza tray.

What could she do? "Run!" I hear you scream. "Hide", perhaps? "Release the hounds?" No, she calmly opened the door and accepted the pizza box.

Open... the... box...

Open... the... box...

The smell of warm pizza did a BDSM on her conscious mind and she found herself opening the pizza box...

What did she find?

( ) A Hot'n spicy Beef pizza for four
( ) A CD-ROM labelled "Do Not Play"
( ) A mercedes, a portable phone, and a laughing Dutchman
( ) CowboyNeal
( ) Yes
( ) I'm a vegetarian, you insensitive clod!

Well, the answer is stranger than any of these. She found a small piece of paper. Printed on it were the words: "Missing field! Please click back and enter full name!"

Fp Taco (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739647)

Don't wAlk around Is busy infighting

Actually you CAN get free food. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 10 years ago | (#8739648)

I kow this is an April Fools joke, but in college I got tons of free coupons for stuff. Look on any product, there will be a 1-800 number or a website. Just contact them, and let them know the product was defective, and you could not get an exchange from the vendor, and could they do anything about it. 99% of the time you will get a coupon.

I used to do this while working the help desk at the college computer lab. I'd do this on paid university time.

Now it's not worth it for penny ante items that cost very little. Do it for items that cost at least $5, like big detergent boxes, family sized lasagna, etc. If you couple these with cents off coupns, sometimes you even get money back. I'd show up at Kroger with $200 of coupns for free stuff.

You know... (1)

JayBlalock (635935) | more than 10 years ago | (#8739651)

I coulda sworn that on April Fools day, you put one or two joke stories in with all the real ones...

...Rather than burying one or two real stories amongst all the jokes.

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