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Mastering The Office Prank

Updated on January 24, 2014

Lighten Up! Office Fun for Everyone

You spend eight hours a day with these people! Eight hours a day! Eight hours with people you don't even get to pick. Eight hours with the guy who has something to say about EVERYTHING. Eight hours with the sci-fi dork who lives in his parent's basement. Eight hours with mother earth who eats tofu for lunch and keeps breast milk in the office fridge. Eight hours with people who would eat your lunch if it didn't have your name on it!

Sure, you all get along - most of the time.

But, you must laugh to retain your sanity. Without laughing with (and at) your co-workers, the cubicle's half walls might just close in on you - lodging you between a file cabinet and your PC.

Office pranks are perfect. When you laugh with someone, you become friends - even if you have nothing in common. Office pranks can bring an office together. Oh jeez, forget the sappy stuff. Office pranks are just funny as hell !

Prank Pics

Visual Ideas for Some Great Pranks

If you are looking for prank inspiration, take a look at what others have been up to. Imitation is the greatest form of flattery.

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Some Simple Pranks

Easy Pranks Ideas for Your Office

  • At the end of the day, everyday, empty someone's stapler leaving only 2 or 3 staples. They will have to refill it everyday, and go crazy.
  • Advertise a colleague's job as available. Leave their number with extension for contact. Be sure it is well paying and with low qualifications.
  • Each day move a co-workers desk an inch.
  • Drop a lemon slice or maraschino cherry into someone's water bottle.
  • spray glitter
  • Move everything off someone's desk and into the office fridge.
  • Play "Eye of the Tiger" every time your boss walks in.
  • Replace photos of friends and family with that of say Scott Baio, Eugene Levy, Drew Carey, William Shatner, or The New Kids on the Block. Also set their screen saver to a slideshow of these photos.
  • Drop a rubber duckie into the watercooler when you are changing the bottle.
  • Remove the ink from every one of their pens.
  • Open a container of lice powder, and leave it in the bathroom. Say nothing to anyone. Panic will slowly rise.
  • Put a brown paper bag in the office fridge labeled "squirrel"
  • Before an important meeting, replace everything on a co-workers desk with the Hello-Kitty version (pens with feather tops, pink pads, ...)
  • Tape a really long memo or calendar to the inside door of the elevator.
  • Install the clapper on something (anything)

Jello!

(Or Jelly for you UK visitors)

Popularized by NBC's The Office, embedding items in Jello has become a classic. For explicit directions on how to preform such a feat visit How To Put A Stapler In Jello.

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Prank: Welcome Home! - Extreme Cubicle Makeover

These guys went all out turning an average cubicle into a house complete with a roof, siding, and even a window box.

The Office has increased office pranks at never before seen levels. It has truly brought office humor back.

Putting all the items on Dwight's desk into the vending machine was classic. But, popularizing the Jello prank is the greatest office prank success for The Office.

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Prankster Confetti Cannons

A prank in itself, or a grand finale...the confetti cannon.

Fun With Photos

Photoshop Pranks

A few minutes with photoshop, and a copy machine can make a prank that never really dies. Those photos just keep popping up. Bonus points for getting the photos online. Extra bonus points to the folks that made these photos that so many have laughed at!

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Office Space - I believe you have my stapler.

Office Space - Special Edition with Flair (Widescreen Edition)
Office Space - Special Edition with Flair (Widescreen Edition)

Unable to endure another mind-numbing day at Initech Corporation, cubicle slave Peter Gibbons (Ron Livingston) gets fired up and decides to get fired. Armed with a leisurely new attitude and a sexy new girlfriend (Jennifer Aniston), he soon masters the art of neglecting his work, which quickly propels him into the ranks of upper management! Now the stage is set for Peter to carry out a high-tech embezzling scheme that's sure to mean the end of his job and a one-way ticket to easy street. Can he pull it off before all corporate hell breaks loose?

 

Office Space Novelties - Novelty Gifts From The Classic Office Humor Film

The Chia Keyboard - An Office Going Away Prank

Plant your co-worker's keyboard. Turn it into a chia keyboard, or even a small lawn.

Watch this video to learn how, or check out one of these tutorials:

Cress in a keyboard

How to Grow a Chia Keyboard

Tips for Tricksters: Chia Keyboard

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Which One Are You? - The Prankster? The prank victim? The spectator?

Which do you tend to be?

See results

Inappropriate Pranks

Some pranks and practical jokes are not acceptable for the workplace

You don't want to be 'that guy' - that guy who did something terrible because he thought it was funny (and no one else did).

So, what not to do:

Don't prank people you don't like. If you are not their friend or at least on good terms then do not prank them. That's more in the harassment realm. Pranks should not be done in a mean way.

Don't do sexual jokes at work. You have no idea how this will be received, and sexual harassment is not funny. Even if you think that person would be okay with that particular joke, you don't know for sure, and the person in the cubicle next door may not be. Keep it clean. It is possible to be funny and clean. But, if you have to do something a little sexual, do not target it at one person.

Safety first. Don't do anything that can actually hurt anyone. A trip to the emergency room will spoil any prank. Greasing the doorknob may be funny, greasing the floor is not.

Don't cause damage. Embed their keys in jello, not their flash drive. If you ruin or break something, the laugh is lost.

Everything else is fair game.

Books on Office Pranks - Browse one of these books for great office entertainment

Computer Pranks

Simple Prank Ideas to Pull On Their PC

By leaving your computer unattended and unlocked, you are pretty much asking to be pranked.

Right-click on the desktop and click properties. You can then make one or more of these changes:

  • change the desktop image to something funny
  • change the size, font, and color of the windows
  • switch primary and secondary buttons on the mouse (make mouse left-handed)
  • Flip the screen upside-down by hitting CTRL-ALT-Down Arrow. To get it back, CTRL-ALT-Up Arrow
  • set a new screen saver
More computer pranks:
  • QUICK COMPUTER
  • PRANK:
  • Switch the
  • keyboard keys
  • M and N.
  • Switch some letters on the keyboard around (simply swapping M and N gets a great result)
  • hit print screen and save the image in say Paint. Then set this as the desktop, and hide start menu. They will see the start menu, but it won't work.

    Detailed Instructions

  • In MS Word, change some of the AutoCorrect settings (Format, Auto Format, AutoCorrect). These auto corrections are meant to automatically correct a commonly typed mistake, or enable you to type shorthand. You can set it to change any word or their name to something different. For example every time they type "To Whom It May Concern" you can have it automatically change it to "To you or you have no right reading this" or to change "the" to "fogizzlest". Also fun to change words their misspelled versions...that to dat, was to wuz, there and they're to their, or to and too to two. (That sentence made me giggle.)
  • Visit a few websites that you know they use (which require logins). Type in a different (funny) login and when it asks if you want to save it click yes. So next time they go to google for example and try to login it will have the user name "ILoveEugeneLevy" or something like that as the default.
  • Save random nonsense as a favorite in the browser. Examples: Barry Gibb Fan Club, Clay Aiken Fan Club, Hello Kitty Fan Club, ...
  • Change people's icons (right click on the icon, click properties, shortcut, and change icon). You can get free and funny icons online at sites like IconArchive.com.

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Pick Up A Few Things - A Few Tools of the Trade

George Bush Magnetic Dress Up Set
George Bush Magnetic Dress Up Set

Not so much a prank, but it does make the office fridge more fun - also add a set of poetry magnets for more fun.

 
Magnetic Poetry - Office Kit - Words for Refrigerator - Write Poems and Letters on the Fridge - Made in the USA
Magnetic Poetry - Office Kit - Words for Refrigerator - Write Poems and Letters on the Fridge - Made in the USA

Leave messages on the office fridge, or on metal door or desk. Write poetry, stories, or use as captions for photos. Not a prank, but still not actually working.

 

Few More Ideas - These Pranks Bring Laughs...Slowly But Surely

  • Print out a much of random photos and make files for them. Then file in the correct place in the victim's cabinet. For example, file a photo of a Sock Puppet under 'Sock Puppet". A few more photo ideas...Queen Elizabeth, Monkeys (put in a bunch of monkey photos), World's Largest Chair, Noses (a bunch of noses cut from magazine).... Especially good if they use interns or temps, as they will think the victim is psycho. It's a slow and subtle prank, but sometimes they are the best.
  • In someone's messy office, put a set of sea monkeys on a bookshelf. Care for them until the person discovers it.
  • Switch the nameplates from everyone's desks and doors.
  • Visit Catalogs.com and sign them up for the most random catalogs you find, to their office address of course. The fun will start rolling in just a few weeks. May I recommend catalogs for Ballet Costumes, Wedding Gowns, Medieval Replicas, The Alzheimer's Store, Dog Fashions, ... The key is to order several catalogs opposite their personality. And, if there is a stupid nickname that they have earned themselves, use that.

Let Not the Parking Lot Be Safe

Go ahead...prank their car.

So, perhaps your victim is a hermit and never leaves their office. Or, maybe they don't even have an office. Then frankly they have left themselves vulnerable to the car pranking. This is a great prank to pull off right under their nose.

But, please, do no damage...insurance companies don't like that. Don't put duct tape or glue on a car.

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Have you done, seen, or thought of an awesome prank that you'd like to share? Has one been done to you? Go ahead, brag a little.

And, if you were interested in how to publish a page like this, it is really quite easy. Just Click Here to begin...open a free account and start your own "lens" here on squidoo. Maybe you can even make a lens about your latest prank.

Share a Prank... - Let us in on the fun!

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    • evawrites1 profile image

      evawrites1 3 years ago

      This lens made me laugh :) Thanks for sharing!

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      Faseeha Harthim 4 years ago from Malaysia

      Awesome lens! I'm so gonna use them all! Thanks for sharing :)

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      knysna 4 years ago

      Really good idea for a lens, I did not know that it was an "art form"! I pranked a colleague once by having my boss agree to me doing his annual review, he was really upset even before we got to pull the prank so I called it off but the way he was stressing about it made up for it!!

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      seodress 4 years ago

      Hilarious.

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      Colin323 4 years ago

      When I started work, 50 years ago, in a London shop, the manager sent me out on my first day to buy a bag of earthing sand "to insulate the cellar" in thunderstorms. I trudged around London to hardware shops looking in vain for this stuff, until someone said, 'your boss is winding you up!' I returned to a shop full of grinning assistants.

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      Mommy 4 years ago from The Fabulous Midwest

      This was hilarious. You almost made me miss my old office job.

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      NibsyNell 4 years ago

      This seriously makes me wanna work in an office...

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      Loretta Livingstone 4 years ago from Chilterns, UK.

      Oh my, I would truly hate to work alongside you. Having said that, I can't wait 'til my husband comes home and discovers the pc screen is upside down. Thanks for that one. I won't try the others, I value my marriage too much. A very funny lens though.

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      Beverly Rodriguez 4 years ago from Albany New York

      I hope no one ever messes with my computer!

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      pauly99 lm 4 years ago

      Got some great ideas and plenty of laughs from the pranks on this lens.

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      tomhalpert 4 years ago

      I don't know why but in our office, only prank is to change homepage for some sex page

      Maybe just our weird office

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      Gregory Moore 4 years ago from Louisville, KY

      I definitely prefer being the prankster over the victim.

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      Resident-Nerd 4 years ago

      A good laugh is good in any situation, and if you really think about it you spend most of your time with your coworkers so you probably know them pretty well and can probably catch them off guard pretty easily. Great lens.

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      Lookatit 4 years ago

      Back in my day working in IT in the 1980s, computers were still in their infancy, but we all had early IBM PCs with those smallish 14in color monitors with plastic filters that stuck on the front to cut glare. My prank was I got in the office early one day and made some black paper (done by running a few sheets out the photocopier with the lid open) and slid it behind the filter screens on everyone's PCs. When people got into the office and switched their PCs on, they complained they weren't working. Had the tech people scratching their heads for ages before they figured it out!

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      Fay Favored 4 years ago from USA

      My husband is the king of pranks, and I've been the victim. He is very hard to get. However, I have been able to get many others including my family. Everyone needs to laugh.

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      marshmallow-m 4 years ago

      Very inspirational! I especially liked the one with Jello (I think I will try it). I would also appreciate it if you looked at my articles, I am new here and any tips or suggestions will help. Thank you!

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      paulwalken lm 4 years ago

      Excellent lens. Some great ideas here

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      TedWritesStuff 4 years ago

      Taping the phone receiver to the phone and ringing the number always make me laugh.

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      ChrisMag14 4 years ago

      I'm also a fan of swapping keyboard keys and changing the computer screen's orientation. I also like hiding in cupboards/safes/cardboard boxes etc and jumping out at the appropriate moment! What a great lens with lots more inspiration for future pranks - thanks!

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      Baddew Fibes 4 years ago

      This is the funniest lens I've seen. Has given me a few ideas....I'm off to buy some chocolate mouse sprinkles! ;-D

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      homesweethomebi1 4 years ago

      Fun lens!

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      Mr-Panda LM 4 years ago

      I love the house built around the cubicle. That is freakin' awesome =)

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Wow. This is a one stop for pranks. I like the fact that they all for the most part are kindhearted. I work at US Direct Protect and we are always looking for a good prank to play on the owner.

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      JoshK47 4 years ago

      Popping back in to bless this lens!

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      Tonto Murray 4 years ago

      Really funny ideas. I love Jim's pranks on The Office. Blessed.

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      InSearchOf LM 4 years ago

      Some of these are absolutely hilarious. We just recently got moved into cubes... now I'm wondering if our management would let us do this... gears are turning. :)

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      eightieschild 4 years ago

      Have pulled a few pranks and had some played on me too.

      Once I came into the office one morning to find colleagues had wrapped my entire desk in two HUGE rolls of bubble wrap! :)

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      elyria 4 years ago

      hahaha, you just gave me lots of new ideas for fun pranks. Let's hope new team at work has lots of sense of humor. If not and I get in troubles, I just send them all to your Squidoo page :)

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      RosaMorelli 4 years ago

      Aw, sadly I've never been pranked or pranked anyone else. All the offices I've worked in have been *very* dour places :( I love the prank idea of filing random photos :)

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      thegrayrabbit 4 years ago

      I actually photoshopped my face on a coworkers family picture in matching sweaters for a Christmas card once. It was me, his wife and two sons all in blue wool sweaters with white snowflakes. I placed the pic in a frame on my desk for everyone to see.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      i get pranked when i was not feeling well and it was a bad experience ..anyway thanks for sharing great lens

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      coversure 5 years ago

      We used to have a real joker in the office who kept "vandalising" our cars. I came out one day to find mine completely covered in post it stickies...

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      justmelucy 5 years ago

      Love when other get pranked. Me not so much. Great Lens

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      webscan 5 years ago

      When I got back to office there was unusual silence. An hour later I needed to open my briefcase which I had left behind when I went out to lunch. As I pressed the button, the girls started giggling. They had filled it up with telex tapes and spent typewriter ribbon. Happened in the early eighties.

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      Onemargaret LM 5 years ago

      Real cool lens!

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      Ardyn25 5 years ago

      Cool...its been awhile since I've been pranked or pranked someone...I may have to now!

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      nicks44 5 years ago

      I just don't have any in my mind right now, but those you listed above will surely make the office life a bit more bearable! :)

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      WeddingVow 5 years ago

      Great prank ideas. I love them.

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      Lori Green 5 years ago from Las Vegas

      We replaced my Administrator's chair with a bedside comode.

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      Lori Green 5 years ago from Las Vegas

      Very funny. I loved the one where you move the desk only an inch and the squirrel in the fridge.

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      udaddy14 5 years ago

      Funny! Have to try some of these>

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      clouda9 lm 5 years ago

      Obviously I cannot play a prank on myself...I work solo from home but I gotta say your office prank ideas on here are rich and something I would want to be involved with. :)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      These ideas sound like fun.

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      CanvasArtPrint LM 5 years ago

      Some great ideas there, you have real fun!

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      IMKZRNU2 5 years ago from Pacific Northwest

      Every morning our boss had to go to a keybox to get out a certain set of keys....we filled it with styrofoam peanuts. Another time we rearranged the office so that it was backwards. Lately we changed the background on my boss' computer to be the one of Borat in that speedo-thong thingy.

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      YogaAngel 5 years ago

      hahaha sooo funny. I like the Chia keyboard

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      joey92 5 years ago

      I like the jelly prank and the catalogue prank - will be trying these out!!

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      bill-beaman2 5 years ago

      One of my co-workers was working his last day and while he was at HR getting his paperwork done, some friends and myself filled up his Explorer with Styrofoam peanuts up to the top of the doors.

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      ryanhx64 5 years ago

      gym pranks hahhahah

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      magictricksdotcom 5 years ago

      The best pranks are the anonymous ones. My wife had a coworker who sent everyone in the office a birthday card- the same card- every year, on their birthdays. Not a word was written in any of the cards. Not a mean prank, for sure, but no one ever figured out the mystery. The company closed its doors, and on the last day, a card arrived in the mail, addressed to the company. It said- Happy Birthday Infinity.

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      jakealoo 5 years ago

      Lol, pranks in the workplace are great, especially when you're in charge :)

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      bechand 5 years ago

      We also like to fill the hand sanitizing purell dispenser with ultrasound lotion (that does not evaporate - just gets slimmed all over both sides of both hands and wont go away ! - and we put the nursing training dummy on the toilet so people think they are walking in on someone on the throne ...) = both get great results in hospital setting !

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      bechand 5 years ago

      filled the boss's office with balloons (took forever - and there were 8-10 of us) filled to shoulder height (fairly large office) - was a hospital , she used a syringe to pop them to get to her desk ... was way funny !

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      telematix 5 years ago

      Ha ha, great fun, I'm also going to try the Eye of the Tiger on the boss, then I'll start looking for a new job!

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      LeslieMirror 5 years ago

      I used one of your pranks! I played Eye of the Tiger every time my boss walked in - and he loves it! Our boss is funny)

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      Virginia Allain 5 years ago from Central Florida

      I don't have the right mindset for pranks, and can never think of any to play. You have some great ideas here. Good thing you pointed out not to do anything that would have serious consequences.

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      tombonner 5 years ago

      My favorite prank came when a coworker gbought a new radio to listen to while at work. Another coworker crawled behind his desk and unplugged the radio. The owner would bang on the top of his new possession and the guy under the desk would plug it in again. As soon as the owner sat down, the prankster would unplug the power again. this went on for twenty minutes or more.

      This was in a large room, and soon all of us were in on the prank, as the radio owner became increasingly frustrated with his new, "defective" radio.

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      Michelle 5 years ago from Central Ohio, USA

      Loved this. It's been a while since I've worked in a place where this type of thing was possible. I miss pranking!

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      MermaidDoc 5 years ago

      Perfect for April Fool's Day!

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      ih8mycow 5 years ago

      I would love to do some of these pranks to my annoying coworker and then post the video on ihatemycoworker.com! lol

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      brynimagire 5 years ago

      Excellent lens ! Thanks for sharing.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      How fun! :)

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      Psycho Free Zone 5 years ago from USA

      Very funny stuff - I'll be referring back to this lens ; )

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      BusinessSarah 5 years ago

      Love it! My coworkers and I have a sort of obsession with baby heads -- we cut them off of diaper boxes (don't ask me why we have diaper boxes around here) and hide them in each other's cubicles, drawers, and so on.

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      Tamara Kajari 5 years ago from Zagreb, Croatia, Europe

      I just love that cubicle turned into a tiny house, with a mailbox and flowers and everything :) And that guy waving at the end is hilarious, like Alice in Wonderland lol!

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      Edutopia 5 years ago

      A well done office prank can be a thing of beauty to behold but more often than not office pranks end up sad and tragic. A real shame, honestly. Oh well, great lens.

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      ImpartialGreg 5 years ago

      Voicecalling offers great opportunities for pranks especially when done from a colleague's desk... Thanks for sharing!

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      HorseThinkery 5 years ago

      I'm too chicken to prank anyone at work. Pranks are usually reserved for my family, and tend to be boring stuff such as moving their stuff to unexpected places... Some great stuff on this lens, I really need to get a bit more creative!!

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      BPCFE 5 years ago

      This is the BEST! I absolutely love this lens!!

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      hntrssthmpsn 5 years ago

      bwahahahah... move a coworker's desk an inch every day... I'm starting today!

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      fullofshoes 5 years ago

      This lens made my day.

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      Don Wilson 5 years ago from Yakima, WA

      I like the staple removing gig. It's harmless, yet fun to watch the reaction of the victim.

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      Rose Jones 5 years ago

      I love The Office and now I want to see Office Space. And I loved this lens: got my creative juices going1

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      sls450 5 years ago

      A post-it note over the eye of an optical mouse is easy and funny.

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      JoshK47 5 years ago

      Whenever I think of office pranks, I think of Jim and Dwight from the Office - I've never pulled off anything particularly awesome, except when I worked at a grocery store, I did convince one of the baggers that he needed to refill the fountains using tap water.

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      Jim Sterling 5 years ago from Franklin, Tennessee

      Creating a macro on co-workers computers so when they type a word like "the" it gets replaced with something like "I'm a Greek God". Great lens, thank you.

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      moonlitta 5 years ago

      Love the computer prank ideas, and the chia keyboard most! I also think it's great you've come up with the "prank don't-s" part- very thoughtful!

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      Katie McGraw 5 years ago

      This is great! Office Space is one of my favorite movies.

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      blythe-valley-innovation-centre 5 years ago

      Whilst I don't condone office pranks myself this was a very funny read on my lunch break.

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      Jim Sterling 5 years ago from Franklin, Tennessee

      What a fun lens!

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      adamfrench 5 years ago

      Thumbs up, great lens

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      OStockley 6 years ago

      Haha, I love the ultimate cubicle prank video.

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      dejaviewer 6 years ago

      Great lens, I voted for wrapped in newspapers prank :D

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      worldrevivalnet 6 years ago

      hahahaha! Thanks for the laugh - and the ideas

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      DoreenMartel 6 years ago

      ok you made me check the ctrl alt down arrow. too funny :) The one downside of working at home alone, no one to prank but myself ;)

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      wildman1717 6 years ago

      Awesome lens! My co-workers might get a little surprise in the near future. :)

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      GrowWear 6 years ago

      Passing through the Entertainment category to give you Angel blessings for yet another great lens.

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      sousababy 6 years ago

      Oh, the good ole whoopie cushion still gets laughs around our workplace.

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      rosytaylor 6 years ago

      Hi! This is an amazing and Awesome lens and very informative too. Thanks for sharing such a nice lens. Nicely done, Keep up your great work!

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      JoshuaRoark 6 years ago

      Berats and Bereta have a cool bit on YouTube about office Pranks. so funny.

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      HeatherTodd1 6 years ago

      Great post....Thanks

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      nervejam 6 years ago

      @filmic: Swapping the 3 with "E", 4 with "A", "I" with "1", "B" with "8" works fine, too.

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      sbendall lm 6 years ago

      Love the post and I have actually put a co-worker's keys into jello and it was great fun.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I'm not much of a prankster, guess that leaves me in the vicarious position. Once my sister told a co-worker that the CEO wanted her to share at a board meeting on April 1st to tell about her position from an on line employee point of view. The co-worker said she couldn't do it, so my sister said to just give the CEO a call, which she knew the co-worker would not do. A couple weeks passed of the co-worker saying she couldn't do it and being encouraged that she had the expertise and would do beautifully. Finally, the morning of the day arrived and the co-worker read the "April Fool" note from my sister and was quite relieved. There was no planning in this prank, just a prankster's moment in time.

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      pmccraken 6 years ago

      Thanks for the Great lens. I like how you can flip the pc screen. More jokes to use!

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      MichaelTJones 6 years ago

      "Drop a rubber duckie into the watercooler when you are changing the bottle."

      hahaha

      Office people should just start pulling pranks. Most of them need to lighten up and this will increase productivity too. Bosses should encourage this !

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      nervejam 6 years ago

      Attach a microphone to your PC. Record your workmate's phone ringing, and save the wav file. Play it back and observe. ** works even better if you route YOUR sound output through THEIR speakers**

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      nervejam 6 years ago

      One for the computer-geeks.. Take off the cover of the desktop PC, and place their office phone inside. Run the cable through one of the expansion card slots, so it looks like it should be there. Ring them. Observe.

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      Aceoot 6 years ago

      Great Lens !!

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      filmic 6 years ago

      hahaha! not sure if i just missed this one but a good prank for people who can't touch type is simply to replace the keys (letters) on the keyboard. Believe it or not this one actually worked and the "prankee" had to call IT support to ask why, when he pressed "T", was "I" coming up? Classic.