Google's April Fools Joke 2008 - Gmail Custom Time

Googles April Fools Joke 2008   Gmail Custom TimeIntroducing Gmail Custom TimeTM - Be on time. Every time.

WTF?? Ok, I know it isnt really video related but... according to my clock, it is still March. Why Google, oh why....? I actually fell for it for a second and had what I thought were a couple great ideas for emails to send... until I read some of the testimonials:

HAHA. Take a look at these guys faces..

Googles April Fools Joke 2008   Gmail Custom Time"I just got two tickets to Radiohead by being the 'first' to respond to a co-worker's 'first-come, first-serve' email. Someone else had already won them, but I told everyone to check their inboxes again. Everyone sort of knows I used Custom Time on this one, but I'm denying it."

Robby S., Paralegal

Googles April Fools Joke 2008   Gmail Custom Time

"This feature allows people to manipulate and mislead people with falsified time data. Time is a sacred truth that should never be tampered with."

Michael L., Epistemology Professor

Googles April Fools Joke 2008   Gmail Custom Time

"I used to be an honest person; but now I don't have to be. It's just so much easier this way. I've gained a lot of productivity by not having to think about doing the 'right' thing."

Todd J., Investment Banker

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