StreetwiseAsked at Danville Square
What April Fool's Day joke do you remember?
My old recording contract for my band - The Slicks - said you get your own private jet when you go overseas. But we weren't really going overseas, we were only going down south - in a van.
sound engineer, singer
In Kentucky where I worked we had this stuff when you trash the car, foam comes out, like an airbag. We set up my car and went out and one guy got drunk. (We had a designated driver.) We suddenly stopped the car and yelled, "Crash!" and set off the foam, scaring the guy.
Army, air assault
I just remember old-school things, like stacking three or four rolls of toilet paper on top of the doorway so when you opened the door they'd fall down on your head. I played this trick on my brothers.
We rent instruments, and sometimes employees call and pretend to be a customer and say things like they rented a saxophone and they drove over it and it's broken into a billion bits and they need it for a concert the next night. They totally change their voice.
owner, Danville Music
At work, we stuck Post-its all over the walls and ceiling. It was at the old store. Then we had to take them all down. But it was pretty funny.
manager, Danville Music