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    Cool What pranks have you done for April Fool's Day?!

    Just a few months ago we have our kitchen (at work) renovated. Since then people have commented that they don't know where things are anymore.

    So this morning, before they got in, I rearranged each of the cabinets. I didn't have time to do the silverware drawers though.

    I did, though, switch the toaster oven with the microwave.


    So what pranks have YOU done?
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    Re: What pranks have you done for April Fool's Day?!

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonbite View Post
    Just a few months ago we have our kitchen (at work) renovated. Since then people have commented that they don't know where things are anymore.

    So this morning, before they got in, I rearranged each of the cabinets. I didn't have time to do the silverware drawers though.

    I did, though, switch the toaster oven with the microwave.


    So what pranks have YOU done?


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    Re: What pranks have you done for April Fool's Day?!

    The other good one I did was years ago when I worked in the Accounting Department.

    One other person and I had PCAnywhere installed so we could remote-control our computers from home. At one point she left her computer open for some reason I cannot remember now so I set her PCAnywhere software to run on start up minimized but without any indicator other than in the task bar (I couldn't hide that one).

    So on April Fool's day I fired up my copy and connected it to her computer and left it for a while.

    Later, when I know she was on the computer, I would switch to her computer and just start moving the mouse! Or she would leave and find Notepad opened with some message about being possessed.

    One time she called me over, since I was the techy of the department. So to make it not look obvious that the mouse stops when I come around, I balanced my ruler on the stapler and put my mouse (still remote-controlling) on the ruler. So while I was coming over (she could hear it) her mouse was moving ON ITS OWN!

    I had her going for a while until she saw the icon in the taskbar,

    When she found out I had done it, she hit me. Hard. And she was no light-weight either!

    Now my arm hurts thinking about it. But it was well worth it.
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    Re: What pranks have you done for April Fool's Day?!

    Resetting all the clocks a few hours ahead.

    This was the one prank my mom would pull on me as a kid.
    She'd then act frantic and tell me I was late for school.
    I'd get dressed and sit in the kitchen for what felt like eternity.
    She'd go back to bed.

    It's become a quasi-tradition. Not every year, but usually for non-initiated friends and family.
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    Re: What pranks have you done for April Fool's Day?!

    Quote Originally Posted by deadflowr View Post
    Resetting all the clocks a few hours ahead.
    I don't need April Fool's to have difficulties with this!

    I've even tried setting the clock ahead so that I would leave early and arrive on time. Even that doesn't work!
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    Re: What pranks have you done for April Fool's Day?!

    I've always wanted to do a Upside-Down Ternet, but I haven't bothered.
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    Re: What pranks have you done for April Fool's Day?!

    I showed up for work.

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    Re: What pranks have you done for April Fool's Day?!

    So far the only person that knows it was me that did this is the person who walked in on me while I was switching everything.

    Now I need to figure out how to switch everything back without anybody knowing. Although since I am on Kitchen Duty (meaning I get the clean the kitchen) I can always say that I am doing it because of that and keep people guessing.

    Funny thing is, everybody thinks it is the person who knows who it actually is!
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    Re: What pranks have you done for April Fool's Day?!

    Not mine, but cool (first time I've seen it):

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