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Last Updated: Friday April 04 2008 12:26 GMT

Were you April Fooled?

A clown

Everyone's been winding each other up for April Fool's day, but did anyone manage to fool you?

Which wild and wacky stories did you fall for? Or have you got a favourite April Fool from the past?

Maybe you're the one who's been tricking your family or mates? What did you do, and more importantly, did it work?

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Your comments

"I didn't get tricked, but I tricked my WHOLE class! That's 22 people, impressive! What do you think?"

Simren, 10, Essex, England

"I saw the flying penguins before EastEnders, and because penguins are my favourite animal - I believed them! My mum believed it as well!"

Amber, 12, Oxfordshire, England

"I fooled everyone else in my class, easy-peasy. I told my friend 'There's....a....spider...behind...you!' And she turned around! :-D She tried to do tricks on me and my other friend, like 'There's a lion behind you!' and she was smiling, so we knew it was a joke. And anyway, if it WAS a lion, everyone would be running away!"

Justine, 9, County Louth, Ireland

"My friends all told me that our vice-principal convinced our principal to let us have a non-uniform day at school on Friday. I believed them for a while until they started laughing! I also told a few people that one of our favourite teachers was leaving, and some of them believed me."

Andrew, 13, Reading, England

"My mum said that our country was changing into using euros instead of pounds, and I believed it! :("

Lucy, 10, Aylesbury, England

"I haven't been April Fooled at all. I'm really disappointed!"

Sophie, 13, Dala-floda, Sweden

"My dad fooled me by saying that there was a 20 lying on my bed."

Jatinder, 11, London, England

"My teacher told the class that Lee Mead was coming to the school dance concert on Thursday and we believed it."

Abi, 11, Eastbourne, England

"My teacher showed my class the BBC iplayer. It was about flying penguins. It was NOT true, but I believed it."

Demi, 10, London, England

"My friend said, "I'm moving to Egypt forever!". Being me, I believed her. Then she shouted, "APRIL FOOLS"! I got her back though!"

Idil, 11, London, England

"My sis showed me a video of penguins flying and I believed her until she said "What day is it today?" and then I remembered."

Joelle, 10, Worthing, England

"My sister got fooled! How? Well, my Dad was talking to her when he said, "Why is your hair pink?" She went to her bedroom, and looked in her mirror then my Dad shouted, 'APRIL FOOLS'!"

Faye, 10, Temple Patrick, Northern Ireland

"Our head master came in and said "We got the dates wrong, you have another week off". Then he announced it was a joke."

Faye, 10, Temple Patrick, Northern Ireland

"My teacher said we had to do 20 pages on a test and the other class had to take their socks and shoes off for assembly and then they put them back on."

Panashe, 8, Portsmouth, England

"My maths teacher put the date as 32/03/08 and I put it down!"

Estella, 10, Berkshire, England

"Our local radio station tricked people into thinking that all the school uniforms in the county would be yellow!"

James, 13, Essex, England

"I believed the story on BBC Breakfast!!! It said that Adelaide penguins could now fly, which really confused me! I have only realised the truth a few minutes ago: it was an April Fools!!!"

Caitlin, 12, Lancaster, England

"Our geography teacher fooled us by saying the homework was a 10,000 word essay for the next day!!!"

Toby, 12, Southampton, England

"I fell for the flying penguins thing on breakfast! It was because the footage looked so real and I trust David Attenborough - he knows his stuff when it comes to birds!! Thankfully I wasn't the only one, my friend believed it too!"

Hannah, 12, Belfast, Northern Ireland

"I woke up at about 12 o'clock so I wasn't tricked. I didn't even know it was 1st of April until I came on here."

John, 13, West Midlands, England

"My best and closest friend tricked me by telling me she was going to move house on Thursday. She even gave me a slip saying her phone number and where she was moving to! She even tricked our teacher and it worked!!!"

Martha, 9, Somerset, England

"I don't like April Fools because I'm a member of a Harry Potter Fanfiction site, and it said they were deleting all the stories! I know it's a joke, but I really wanted to read something today. :("

Lily, 13, Cambridge, England

"I got told that school phoned up and I had to go. I got dressed then I got told it was a joke."

Michael, 10, Huddersfield, England

"It was really funny this morning when my friend, April, fooled my teacher. She went you've got a bit of toothpaste around your mouth and he went for it. You should have seen his face!!!!"

Grace, 10, Preston, England

"I tricked my friend by saying there was a big spider on her back and she screamed! Then she bumped into an older boy!"

Nahida, 10, London, England

"I tried to fool my mum but I forgot to check the time. I tried to fool her but it was after 12 o'clock so I was the fool. This happens every year. I should have learnt by now!!"

Evalyn, 12, Kings Lynn, England

"My friend said there was a spider behind me but I didn't fall for it."

Charlotte, 8, West Sussex, England

"I love April Fool's Day!! I always prank my family & mates. It's becoming a tradition, one my family and friends aren't too happy about!"

Gloria, 14, London, England

"My teacher said he had 50 free tickets for a theme park. It was going to be on April 31st, when there's no such day! I didn't fall for it but my friend did. She went to his classroom to collect a ticket! Ha ha!"

Duncan, 12, Surrey, England

"Our teacher said she was leaving after the Easter holidays and we were going to have a new teacher, and I fell for it!"

Hattie, 11, London, England

"I bought some brown sugar paper, then bought some brown sugar, placed the brown sugar in the centre of the sugar paper and sealed it. After that I put them in the tea bag box. When my mum woke up and made a cup of tea, she said, er, this is disgusting! We both paused and stared at each other, however, I bellowed April fools day!!! She looked at me strangely and burst out laughing."

Tia, 10, Leicestershire, England

"In P.E. my friend told me that my shoelace was untied so I looked and I was wearing socks. I looked at her and said what are you talking about? Then she shouted APRIL FOOLS! I suddenly realised that it was April Fool's day! Talk about forgetful!"

Charlie, 13, Bingham, England

"I pranked a considerable amount of people by putting "please use other door" signs on the doors, and it worked. I'm the best prankster in the whole school."

Alex, 10, Derbyshire, England

"I did an April fool on my teacher by telling her she had a spider on her laptop and she screamed."

Shannon, 7, Northumberland, England

"My dad said, 'I've spilt tea all over your reading book', and I believed him."

Yasmin, 8, St. Helens, England

"I was trying to play pranks on my teacher all morning but it didn't work. Then he fooled me. I was fuming."

Molly, 10, West Yorkshire, England

"I got fooled by my teacher. He pretended that scientists have found out that it should be the 32nd of March, not the 1st of April!"

Nicola, 10, Surrey, England

"This morning I was listening to the radio and they said that there was going to be a space shuttle landing near to where we live, and you would be able to see it out of your window - I believed it!"

Rebecca, 11, Falkirk, Scotland

"My dad came in this morning telling me my head teacher was on the phone and wanted to talk to me! I was really shocked, but then I realised it was April Fool's day."

Laura, 14, Staffordshire, England

"I April fooled my brother by telling him that we had an important piece of homework due in today, set by the head teacher for the whole school, which had to be a poem about dreams. He was really worried because our head teacher is SCARY! He then got a pen and paper and wrote two whole pages. I did feel a bit guilty about telling him he'd been April fooled though!"

Caitlin, 11, London, England

"My dad told me I had spilt my breakfast down my front! I hadn't."

Claudia, 12, Norwich, England

"My form played a trick on our form tutor! We all pretended to be really ill and she actually believed us!"

Louise, 11, Lancaster, England

"I got fooled a couple of times but only small ones! I did prank my mum though, I said it was snowing outside when it wasn't. She did get a bit annoyed, but she just laughed!"

Lizzie, 12, Croydon, England

"I made a boiled egg for my mum but it was a shell!"

Jessica, 9, Wales

"My brother is too too easy to fool so I play tricks on him every year but now he is getting better at ignoring me. So I need to think of a new trick to pull on him. I am not allowed to use flower bombs because last time it got a big stain in the carpet so I had to pay for a whole new carpet out of my pocket money. I am still paying now.."

Sophie, 10, Wigton, England

"I don't like April Fool's day."

Lisa, 11, Wallasey, England

"I tapped my sister on the back and said it wasn't me but she didn't believe me. Does that count!?"

Jenny, 10, Leicestershire, England

"Yes I have. When I got up this morning my mum said Daniel Radcliffe had got married! Though I didn't believe her!"

Beth, 14, St Helen's, England

"Yes, my big brother fooled me!!! So now I am going to get him!"

Misha, 8, Liverpool, England

"I think I have been April Fooled but not sure. My friend says that Catherine Tate has broken her leg and that Doctor Who won't be on for 6 months. Is this true?" (No it isn't true Jade, it's an April Fool - Lizo, Newsround)

Jade, 12, Merseyside, England

"I thought April Fool's would be really annoying but so far I haven't been pranked."

Demi, 10, London, England

"I think April Fooling is quite good because I always prank everyone in my family."

Corey, 10, Londonderry, Ireland

"I haven't been fooled yet as I am off school sick. But if I had been at school I definitely would have tricked someone by now."

Claire, 11

"No not yet, and hopefully I won't!"

Maisie, 9, Herts, England

"I totally forgot it was April Fool's day!!!!"

Faatima, 10, Birmingham, England

"I've not been fooled yet but I am scheming up some evil plans so I can get my mates back."

Jess, 13, Stoke-on-Trent, England

"I was fast asleep and my sister got up and shouted 'Daniel it's snowing!' So, I got up straight away and looked out the window and it wasn't snowing. I couldn't get back to sleep."

Daniel, 12, Rugby, England

"My mum told me Alex McLeish had been sacked from Birmingham City and I checked all the sports websites I could think of! I didn't believe her really though!"

Callum, 11, Birmingham, England

"I told my grandpa that a cow had run into his garden gate and got stuck!"

Lily, 10, West Glamorgan, Wales

"My teacher fooled our class and made us think we had to do 500 spellings and 10 pages of maths and she wrote April Fool backwards (Lirpa Loof) on our white board. We started with 100 of the spellings and then she asked us to work out what Lirpa Loof meant and then we got it."

Bob, 10, Eindhoven, Netherlands

"No, me and my family don't really believe in April Fool. It's not really important like Christmas and Easter."

Chelsea, 11, County Durham, England

"Today I have not been April Fooled because me and my friends forgot it was April Fool's day. I only remembered because I looked on Newsround and I have nearly read all the comments. Probably my friends will fool me today because my friend is like that."

Bethany, 10, Stoke-on-Trent, England

"My brother's fooled me a lot today. It's been really annoying but also fun!"

Cathy, 12, Manchester, England

"I swapped the salt and sugar around, and wrote on sticky notes "APRIL FOOLS" and stuck them round the house!"

Amy, 11, Cheshire, England

"My mum told me a television crew was at the bottom of our street but I didn't believe her. She told my dad that the water tank had burst and he phoned back really worried!!"

Meg, 11, Bury, England