User:The Herald/How to celebrate April 1 in Wikipedia?

A wiki-holiday is any day when you feel you want a holiday..

To celebrate means to extol oneself or others in a solemn manner. Of the many officially proclaimed unofficial holidays, April 1 seems to be the most perfect yet the worst day in Wikipedia.

Now, if you are here to take an advice from me that what exactly should you do on an April 1 in Wikipedia, I can suggest you some nice, good ideas which ought have to be implemented carefully lest you should be blocked forever in Wikipedia.

Sounds good and fine, come....


"Smile is a curve which makes everything straight." - Phyllis Diller

Don`t be afraid to take a big step when one is indicated.

You can`t cross a chasm in two small steps.

To begin with, you must choose whether you want to be serious or play a prank.


Well, though not all, some of you may select this option and swear that I will remain serious and will not play prank and the like on Wikipedia and will discourage others from doing so by placing {{Template:Uw-joke1}} on their talkpage. If yes, then take your heeds after reading this line as I have nothing more to say to them.

Wanna make others smile?

This is for you. Continue reading below and you are welcome.

What not to do?Edit

First, be sure to understand things not to do.

What to do?Edit

Here are some few, yet good suggestions. Feel free to add your ideas too.

  • One of the classic and good old tradition of Wikipedia is to have a very well April Fool's Main Page. There, the featured article, featured picture, OTD, DYK and even the news used to have good humor content in them. You can contribute to it at the respective places, subjected to certain guidelines.
  • You can tag any article for deletion, subjected again to the aforesaid guidelines.
    • You can also tag that nomination for deletion, just make sure you are keeping WP:FOOLS.
  • You can participate in joke AfD, MfD, RfAs. just make sure you are not offending other contributors rather than making them funny.
  • You can write a wikifools log. write it down as much as you can do.
  • You can edit Jimbo Wales' User Page. because Jimbo said so.
  • You can vandalize your own userpage and say it was you.

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