The best online April Fools' pranks of 2011

April Fools' Day tends to be a bonanza for tech pranksters – from Twitter-only newspapers to upside-down YouTube pages and browsers that read your facial expressions. This year was no different. Click through for a look at the funniest Web gags of 2011.

1. Angry Nerds

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By now, just about everyone is familiar with Angry Birds, the massively popular video game. But how about Angry Nerds? Well, this week, the team over at Atlassian debuts its own point-and-click game – this one starring disgruntled programmers and tech staff instead of avians. Players compete to knock out software "bugs" – pictured here – and preserve the valuable coding sequence.

Among the Angry Nerds avatars is the Hacker, who is described thusly: "Rarely seen during daylight hours, but the guy you want to throw at the tricky stuff. Best used to bust through hard problems but leaves a mess." Click here to try out the game for yourself.

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