Did anyone commit an April Fools prank today? I did. I have two housemates, one is a LTJG from my sister ship and one is an ENS from my ship. My shipmate had eye surgery a few weeks ago. Throughout our normal exchange I see him using eye drops alot and have heard he talk about his eye sight being very good and then getting a little blurry now and then...all of which is normal at this stage. He had the work done at Bathesda. During the workday I called the quarterdeck, the watchstander was a PO3 from one of my divisions, and I let him in on what I was doing. I was Dr. Oglethorpe, from Bathesda, calling to check up on the Ensign. Well, my good shipmate wasn't in his stateroom or the mess deck, or the wardroom, so I had my PO3 pipe him to pick up a call at extension ###. This would clearly let him know that the call from coming from an outside line. The general convo went as follows: ENS: Hello, this is ENS X. Dr. O: ENS X, this is Dr. Oglethorpe from down in Bathesda, I was just following up with your eye surgery. I see it was down a few weeks ago, are you having any problems at this point? ENS: Dr. who, I'm sorry I couldn't hear you. Dr. O: This is Dr. Oglethorpe, from Bathesda. ENS: Oh Doctor, thank you, yes, I had my surgery last month and I am scheduled to come in to have it checked out soon. Feels good though. Dr. O: Have you been experiencing any drying of the eyes? ENS: Well sir, I've been using the eye drops, but sometimes the do dry out. Also, can I ask you a question? I wake up in the morning and I feel good and I can see perfectly fine, but sometimes, a couple of hours later it is a little foggy. Is that normal. Dr. O: That's what I was afraid of, and this is why I'm calling you. We believe the materials we used may have been contaminated. We've been working on testing past patients for a potentially serious reaction. Can you come down to Bathesda tomorrow morning? ENS: Wait......what? I'm in XXXX, NJ. Dr. O: Is that near Trenton, I'm not familiar with that area? ENS: I don't understand, what went wrong? Can I call you back, I need to head up to my room? Dr O: I'll call you back, I need to continue to inform some more patients. Can I call you back in 15 mins. PAUSE ENS: Wait, hold on, is this "LITS"? Dr. O: aka LITS: April fools!!! I felt a little bad, and made sure he was ok...he really bought it, and he set himself up with the dialogue. Maybe a little too far, but it was good.