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Fun prank ideas for April Fool's Day

By Ben Stopka
On March 22, 2017

In Mark Twain’s book “Pudd’nhead Wilson and Other Tales,” he said, “ This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four.” 

Twain is, of course, talking about the first of April, otherwise known as April Fool’s Day. On April Fool’s Day, we Americans are given free range to trick, prank and fool anyone we see fit. For those who are struggling to come up with ideas for a practical joke that is practical, seek no further. 

Air Horn Door Prank: What better way to scare the snot out of a faithful friend then with the trusty air horn. 

What you’ll need for this prank is an air horn, duct tape, and a front door. Take the air horn and position it so that when the door opens, the handle will hit the horn, sending that blaring sound out. 

Next, tape the horn securely to the wall, making sure it doesn’t come loose and stays straight. Finally, text your friend to come over. When they do, open the door for them and slam it on the air horn as they walk in. You may want to wear ear plugs for this one. 

Mixed Candies Prank: We all love candy, right? M&M’s, Skittles, Reese’s Pieces. Separately, of course. But they wouldn’t taste great together would they? 

First, get a bag of each of these candies. Get a nice bowl and place it somewhere where people you know will take some. The candies look so similar that when some grabs a handful and unsuspectingly throws it in their mouth, it’ll be a blast of chocolate, peanut butter, and...fruit. 

Shower Soup Prank: This prank is on a higher level than the other two. What you’ll need is a shower with a removable shower head and one bouillon cube for making broth. 

Just place the cube in the head before your roommate takes their morning shower and wait until they are thoroughly drenched in soup. 

Army Of Cups Prank: This one is a classic. Though a bit more time consuming, it is very evil and is the perfect start to the day. 

If you have a roommate, or  anyone else in your house that has been getting on your nerves, this is the right prank for you. All you’ll need is a giant pack of plastic cups. 

Fill each cup with water very early in the morning. While the person is sleeping, place all the cups silently around the bed so that they can not leave without stepping on one. 

They’ll  have to individually move each cup or bite the bullet and dive in.


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