Happy April Fool’s Day. No tricks here, just a little fun.
Whether it’s cardboard, tinfoil, balloons, or Post It Notes, April Fools can bring a smile to a co-worker’s face. Or make them groan. LOLPranks.com has some great, yet time consuming, office pranks, like the one above.
In the wee hours of this April 1st, Forbes shared the 20 Greatest Corporate Pranks of All Time. The BBC produced some classic jokes including the abundant Swiss spaghetti harvest of 1957, the introduction of Smell-O-Vision in 1965, and the sweet giveaway in 1980 when Big Ben supposedly went digital.
A fun prank from The Mirror suggests taking a screenshot (CTRL Print Screen) of a coworker’s desktop, remove all of the apps, and then set the screenshot as the background. Then sit back and watch as he tries to open programs, without realizing that it’s just a photo. You may want to let them in on the joke before they call IT.
˙ʇxǝʇ uʍop ǝpısdn ɥʇıʍ sɹǝʞɹoʍoɔ ǝsnɟuoɔ sʎɐʍןɐ uɐɔ noʎ
Or flip a friend’s entire screen upside down by holding down CTRL ALT and the down arrow.
Check out some other fun office pranks on our Pinterest humor board.
Be safe, be nice, and have fun!