April 2, 2001
Slashdot April fool's jokes part of larger April Fool's joke
Author: JT Smith
Segfault: "As usual, on the first of April, hundreds of people wrote in to Slashdot with stupid stories and 'Ask Slashdot' questions, which were posted on the page. The official explanation has been that they were 'April Fools' jokes, and that they were posted for laugh value. The truth, however, was later revealed by the Slashdot crew."