Staff Q&A: Awful April Fools' Day pranks

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NO! Not Madea!

April Fools' Day is Sunday. So we asked: Which prank would you consider cruel and unusual punishment Sorry, Tyler Perry.

Getting one of Baltimore's (now infamous) exorbitant water bills.


Luke Broadwater, reporter, The Baltimore Sun

If someone made another "American Pie" movie. Wait. What? No ...


Anne Tallent, editor, b

Someone once told me Shamrock Shakes were going to be available year-round. That friendship was nice while it lasted.

Wesley Case, reporter, b

Handing someone a strawberry milkshake – made from pink slime.

Julie Scharper, reporter, The Baltimore Sun

If I was told I was going to Disneyland but instead was taken to the dentist. Because that would happen now that I'm not 7.

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Jordan Bartel, assistant editor, b

Making someone watch a Tyler Perry movie. Talk about cruel and a joke.


John-John Williams IV, reporter, The Baltimore Sun

Anything that makes me look stupid … which is pretty easy to do!

Mick Lee, Z104.3

Anything that involves making people inadvertently consume gross things is out of bounds. This isApril Fools' Day, not Fear Factor. Step away from the Rocky Mountain oysters.

Olivia Hubert-Allen, deputy director of audience engagement, The Baltimore Sun