April Fool's Day: 15 hilarious pranks you need to know
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April Fool's Day: 15 hilarious pranks you need to know

Here are some of the best small-scale April Fool's Day pranks, you can easily pull off in the office or at home. Are you ready?

more lifestyle Updated: Mar 31, 2017 16:44 IST
Sanya Panwar
Sanya Panwar
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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There's nothing better to get your creative juices flowing than an all-out prank war on April Fool's Day.

Saturday is April Fool's Day. And when it comes to April 1 pranks, the wacky world of internet is the king, with photos, memes, gifs and videos springing up anywhere and everywhere to laugh-out-loud effect.

Because there's nothing better to get your creative juices flowing than an all-out prank war on this day and because it gives you the perfect chance to pull off an epic, unforgettable prank, we have put together a list of some of the best April Fool's Day pranks that caught our eye on social media (Reddit, Instagram and Tumblr).

We know not everyone is looking for a prank war, so we are focusing more on small-scale pranks you can pull off in the office or at home. We fully support trying one of these out - just make sure you're prepared to face the retaliation.


1 Grow a garden in your co-worker's keyboard. The war is so on!
Source: Instagram user gistiger

2 This is perfect to annoy that one 'annoying' person at work.

3 Perfect comeback!


4 Dust Legos with flour so they look like candy. Bon appetit! *Eeeeeee*
Source: Reddit user buskey

5 Yes, it's creepy. But, then again, that's the point.

6 Simple and effective. Also, this will give you something to talk about over dinner or packing school lunches.


7 How about decorating a colleague's work station with post-its? Elaborate, yes. But totally worth it!
Source: Instagram user heart__linesDanielle emoji

8 We just hope your boss falls for it!

9 This should work well with someone who's not the brightest crayon in the box.


10 Hack the printer to say something funny. Time to wear your geeky cap proudly.
Source: Reddit user tolomon

11 Our counter prank: Convince a friend to do that. THEN switch the pudding back to mayo before they execute the prank.

12 Confusing.


13 Nicolas Cage-ify the photocopy machine. *Hair-raising*
Source: Reddit user another_new_username

14 Just know: It could get frustrating when you or your victim eventually have to change it back.

15 Now, we don't mean a girl in your bed!

ALSO... Memes that stole our mind...


* We feel you Keanu Reeves. We do.
Source: Instagram usertherhetoriksThe Rhetoriks


* You read our mind, sister!
Source: Instagram user rosie_crz

Ready for the best April Fools' Day ever?

First Published: Apr 01, 2015 15:13 IST