Mar 27, 2007
Top Five April Fools Gags to Fool Your Friends
April first is the one day of the year when messing with your friends' heads is not only sanctioned, but encouraged.

Before we get to the gags, a little warning. These gags will definitely annoy your victim, maybe even make them very angry. Use them at your own risk. We're not responsible for any ill will your friends (or enemies) may have towards you if you use these April Fools gaga on your Friends

What is the craziest prank you pulled at the office on April Fool’s Day? Hid crickets in the receptionist’s desk? Wrapped up an entire office in foil? Pretended to quit or fire someone? More than one-third of workers say they have played jokes like these at the office on April 1, according to’s annual April Fool’s Day survey. One-in-ten say they are cooking up new gags to pull on co-workers and managers this year. The survey was conducted from February 24 to March 3, 2005 of more than 1,700 workers.

The following are the top 10 most memorable pranks workers say they participated in or fell victim to at the office on April Fool’s Day:

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10. Gave a message to my boss to return a call to Mr. Lyon. The number was to the local zoo.

9. Pretended to go into labor when I was 8 months pregnant.

8. Froze co-worker’s car keys in a bucket of water.

7. Switched the boss’s lottery ticket with a fake winning one.

6. Tricked a fellow bank worker into thinking we were robbed while he was out to

5. Sent a manager with a reputation for "playing the field" a fake summons for child support.

4. Fooled the boss by setting up an interview with a female job candidate who actually turned out to be one of the male employees.

3. Placed live lobsters in a co-worker’s car.

2. Hired someone to play a police officer and arrest a co-worker.

1. Installed a working urinal in a co-worker’s office.

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"While office pranks can bring comic relief to the workday, it is important to know your audience and use good judgment," said Rosemary Haefner, Vice President of Human Resources at "What may seem like harmless fun to some may be interpreted differently by others."

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  • At April 1, 2007 at 7:44 PM, Blogger KittyCat

    Hi there! Thanks for visiting my blog. So, you're in NYC? I've only been there once but would love to go there again ONE, FINE day.

    I enjoyed reading some of the posts you have and am really baffled by the fact that Americans just love practical jokes. Why???

    Btw, I'm a movie buff too =) Here's A-Z about Me