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Some rules for a wiser April Fool's Day
April Fools Day is celebrated on April 1 to play tricks, pranks, gags, practical jokes and hoaxes on each other, and over years it has become quite popular celebration in educational institutions and social media. In many places children and adults traditionally tack paper fishes on each other's back as a trick and shout "April Fool".

On this day, various hoaxes are prepared by people, media and public institutions to create a non-serious social climate as well as seriously befool people.

However, the April Fools Day pranks and jokes should be harmless and should not hurt people physically and mentally. They should be pure fun, they shouldn't go too far. According to , we should make our pranks so simple so that nobody get hurts hurt.

In the UK, April Fools Day is celebrated in a big way with pranks and jokes. Often, a prank or a joke is revealed by shouting "April Fool" at the target after a bit of teasing. There is a rule that the joking ceased at mid-day or else, people will start taking some real things as jokes and remain non-serious throughout the day.  A person playing prank or a joke after mid-day is considered the "April Fool" himself or herself.

When somebody is able to smell that it is a prank and asks if this is an April Fool’s joke, you must immediately confess. Another rule is that pay pranks on kids below the age of nine. Never base your prank on serious and shocking lies or use of harmful chemicals in drinking and eating items. "If you’re going to pull a prank, make sure you’re ready to receive a worse one, and no whining when you do.  Everyone always tries to one up the other person.  Just keep your guard up," reported the website.

Here are some quotes on fools for you to get wiser on April Fools Day - no joking!

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit. -William Shakespeare

He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom. -James Huneker

He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose. -Jim Elliot

The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself a fool. -Anatole France

The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself a fool. -Anatole France

You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time. -Abraham Lincoln

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