Plan a bingo-based prank with Sun Bingo this April Fool’s Day
EACH 1st April, people around the world fall into two categories: pranksters and pranksters.
Originally called All Fools’ Day, this day marks the time when would-be wrongdoers are given carte blanche to play practical jokes on unsuspecting victims.
Why are we doing this? Well, no one really knows!
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One suggestion is that April Fool’s Day comes from ancient Rome and the Hilaria festivals celebrated at the end of March.
“Hilaria” means “joyful” and that’s where the word “hilarious” comes from.
Another theory is that April Fool’s Day may have started when France switched to the Gregorian calendar in 1582.
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The new year has changed from starting around the vernal equinox to starting on the 1st January.
Not everyone got the news and some still marked the change of year in March/April, making them April Fools!
Want to prank this April Fool’s Day? Sun Bingo offers practical bingo-themed jokes that you can try.
Bingo Based Joke Ideas
- You haven’t heard of ognibon?
Tell your friends and family about the latest bingo craze, ognibon.
The object of the game is to have as many numbers remaining on your bingo ticket as possible after 22 balls have been called.
This reverse bingo game is taking the halls by storm!
Have you heard of the mysterious user Hurley4815162342? He won £815,000 playing bingo but DISAPPEARED the next day.
It was never seen again… Unless you saw Lost and remember Hurley, the lottery winner whose winning numbers were 4, 8, 15, 16, 23 and 42.
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Bonus points if you’re pranksters notice the payout amount is a tribute to Oceanic Flight 815, the plane that crashed on the deserted island of Lost.
The latest decision from the Supreme Bingo Council is that traditional calls are outdated and need to be more in line with modern lifestyles and culture.
All calls from 1 to 90 have been modified. The council overview revealed the following five new calls:
This is in recognition of the 38.7 million Britons who received either three knocks or two knocks and one recall.
- Number 70 – Platinum Jubilee
Rumors have been swirling for years as to whether the Queen likes bingo. Maybe she’ll play a game now that the 70 ball is named after her 70-year reign.
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- Number 12 – TikTok goes the clock
The duration capacity of videos on the latest social media platform, TikTok, may change, but the numbers on the clock remain the same.
- Number 8 – Talk about the ton
A tribute to the number of Bridgerton children who star in Netflix’s hit drama.
With the 8 as the shocked eyes and the 0 as the mouth wide open in shock, this new call is based on the appearance of the numbers.
Be careful what you read or hear on Friday the 1stst April, all may not be as it seems!
If you’re going to prank, be sure to finish and confess the practical joke before noon, or YOU’RE April Fool’s Day…
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