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ARIES (March 21-April 19): Gather information that will lead to expertise, skills, or education. Don't sit idle when it's up to you to make things happen. A partnership will affect your status and reputation. Keep everything out in the open to protect your position and your assets.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Visiting someone who is well-connected will be enlightening. The more initiative and persistence you exude, the higher your return. Pending contracts or deals with institutions should not be left undone. Push your views and do your best to seal the deal.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You'll attract attention. Make sure you have your facts straight before you proceed. You don't want to mislead anyone who has the potential to contribute to your goals. Love is in the stars, and showing your passionate side will pay off.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Progressive action will pay off, but you must stick to your budget and keep your emotions in check. Giving someone a false impression will lead to partnership problems. Ask questions if something is not clear. Honesty will determine your success.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Travel and communication are highly recommended. Discovering new information or ways to use your skills and talents more efficiently will bring good results. Making new acquaintances will inspire you to explore new avenues. Love is on the rise.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don't let anyone take advantage of you at home or at work. Put greater emphasis on what you can do to improve your situation or make your life more comfortable or convenient. Self-deception must not be allowed to interfere with your decisions.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don't make impulsive changes. Keep your plans simple and to the point. Do your best to nurture any important relationships. Avoid putting pressure on others or folding to the demands being made of you. Moderation and truth should be your guides.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Listen to your inner voice, and you will make the best choice. Put demands on people who owe you, and make a point of collecting. Speak openly and honestly, but don't make promises that will be impossible to keep.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don't fold under pressure — offer only what you feel is fair. Focus on home, family, and making your domestic life fit your needs. Use your skills strategically, and share your emotional needs with someone special.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Experience will help you avoid a dicey situation that could make you look bad. Don't let someone's change of plans deter you from doing what's best for you. Take care of your responsibilities.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Size up your situation based on what has transpired in the past, and you will find a way to make the changes necessary to improve your life. Let your imagination lead the way. Take responsibility, and make things happen.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Compromise will be required to reach an agreement with someone crucial to your advancement. Use your intuition to guide you in the right direction. A short trip may be ridden with delays or confusion, but it will bring about positive change.



April Fool's Day Prank Ideas:

• Sneak into the victim's car and adjust everything: radio at full volume, wipers on high, air conditioning on max setting, seats pushed all the way forward, parked at the bottom of the Iowa River, etc.

• Point at your victim's chest, acting like they have a spot on the shirt. When they look down, sleep with her or his significant other.

• Make a batch of caramel apples and pass them around to a group of people, your victim included. Only, make sure your victim gets the one that's actually an onion and laced with PCP. Then, tell your boss you think your victim is on drugs and should be urine-tested.

• When your victim is in the shower, sneak in and grab their clothes, all the towels, and the bathmat. When they emerge from the shower with nothing to dry them off, take naked pictures of them and post them on the Internet.

• Put some salt on the victim's toothbrush, and then stab them in the leg with it. It's funny, because the salt will sting in the freshly opened wound.

• While the victim is asleep, reset all their clocks ahead two hours. Then, just before the real time they normally wake up, burst into their bedroom and tell them they're late and that there is no such thing as true love.

• Serve your victim a piece of cake. After they've eaten some of it, mention that they now have about 12 hours to find the antidote before they will die. The prank being: there is no antidote.

• Offer to make a sandwich for the victim. Then don't. Wow … you're a dick.

Andrew R. Juhl took the basis of pranks used in this column from the website www.aprilfoolzone.com.






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