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funny pranksAs someone who frequents YouTube Top 6 YouTube Channels For Learning How To Draw Comics Top 6 YouTube Channels For Learning How To Draw Comics YouTube is full of such tutorials for anything from a smiley face to complex characters, but many of them are hard to follow or just plain bad. How can you know which channels to focus... Read More , I have to say that I love pranks. I think that they are some of the best things in the world! Without pranks 4 YouTube Channels for Masters of Disguise 4 YouTube Channels for Masters of Disguise I have a confession to make. Everyone on MakeUseOf is the same person, and that person is "our" managing editor, Mark O'Neill. To be honest, I thought it would be a great idea! I just... Read More , life would be incredibly dull, and I’m someone that likes to live life with a little spice. Granted, my spices can be a little old and nasty tasting. (I really need to get some new spices, I guess.)

With that said, I’ve opted to bring you some of the funniest webcam pranks I’ve found online. Each one features innocent victims from both Omegle 3+ Sites To Chat With A Random Stranger 3+ Sites To Chat With A Random Stranger Read More and ChatRoulette 3 Video Chat Alternatives If You Get Bored With Chatroulette 3 Video Chat Alternatives If You Get Bored With Chatroulette Read More , and they are all pretty hilarious. I encourage you to watch them, and hopefully, they will inspire your own webcam-based pranks in the future.

Dropping The Bass (Kind Of)

It’s been around, but one of the best ChatRoulette pranks I have ever seen is that of a looping video featuring Skrillex 5 Resources To Find Some Awesome New Dubstep Music 5 Resources To Find Some Awesome New Dubstep Music Recently, I have become a huge fan of dubstep (a.k.a. drum & bass). I used to listen exclusively to metal and hard rock. Before I discovered dubstep, I would not go near electronic music with... Read More . In fact, I’ve seen screencaps posted on social sharing sites with the captions like (in good faith), “Dude! I totally just chatted with Skrillex on webcam!” It’s a shame, really. Anyway, the reactions of these unfortunate victims are priceless, and I recommend watching the entire thing until the end.

I Just Met You, And This Is Crazy (NSFW…ish)

First off, this only NSFW because it appears to be NSFW. Does that make sense? From afar, it may appear you are watching videos of women dancing in bikinis of various colors. However, in all truth, it’s just YouTuber YouTube Allows Content Creators To Take Control Of Ads On Older Videos [Updates] YouTube Allows Content Creators To Take Control Of Ads On Older Videos [Updates] Read More Steve Kardynal having some fun. The fellow hopped on ChatRoulette and lip-synced to Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe”… in many bikinis. You know, I thought it was funny, but I’m just wondering how many bikinis one man can own.

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Laughing Grandma Brings Some Joy

I don’t know why this video exists, and personally, I just don’t care. In this webcam related prank, the perpetrator has utilized a looping video of an elderly woman laughing, and… that’s all she does. Really, there’s nothing else, and I wish that I could tell you there was more. However, what’s interesting about this video is that it seems to bring joy to various chat partners, and if I’m right, it will do the same for you.

Demon Eyed Horror

As someone who enjoys creepy things but gets creeped out easily at the same time, I had to share this video. Our prankster posted a looped video of herself acting normal and proper (which is actually pretty unexpected on these kinds of sites…), but there’s a catch. She inserted an animation of herself rushing towards the screen with all kinds of horrific 5 Freaky Subreddits That Will Keep You Up At Night 5 Freaky Subreddits That Will Keep You Up At Night I think I'm an insomniac – I stay up all the time, leaving sleep at the very bottom of my priority list. I understand that it isn't healthy, and truth be told, I'm working on... Read More eye-blackening special effects. Go ahead and watch it, and although you may not find it too scary, just think how bad it would be if it was unexpected.

Chattin’ With The Biebs

This funny prank is an oldie but a goodie, and I thought it was still relevant enough to share. Back in the day, a video of Justin Bieber on webcam was acquired (yes, back with the swoop haircut), and it was turned into a loop that was used for webcam chat sites. Here’s a video that brings you some hilarious actions of chat partners (many of them being teen The Young Strike It Big: 5+ Amazing Discoveries Made By Kids & Teenagers The Young Strike It Big: 5+ Amazing Discoveries Made By Kids & Teenagers You don’t have to be a grown up to be amazing. As kids, we all know we’re capable of much more than some adults expect, but when we become adults ourselves, we sometime forget that... Read More girls), and it’s worth the watch. In a way, it’s even kind of sweet.

Conclusion

Well, my friends, this wraps up most of the best webcam pranks found online. Granted, even I found a few others that didn’t quite make the cut, and I’m sure you know of a few, too.

What other funny webcam pranks do you know about? Have you ever pulled similar webcam pranks on your own?

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  1. Edward Bellair
    November 20, 2012 at 11:19 pm

    Funny stuff. Good to see happy creative people out there.

  2. George Smith
    November 17, 2012 at 10:55 am

    I always like funny pranks but some times it is not so funny when others can't take it easily
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  3. Adrian Rea
    November 6, 2012 at 9:18 pm

    Shame people have to play roulette online to meet and talk to people. How the world has changed. I wish people were brave enough to speak openly in the real world and not just online.

    • Joshua Lockhart
      November 13, 2012 at 10:06 am

      It would be very hard for me to meet certain people in my lifetime simply because our paths will never cross or they live in a country I will never go to. You only have about 75 years, and it would cost quite a bit to travel all 510 million square kilometers.

      Sites like ChatRoulette are ways to bypass that.

  4. Edward Bellair
    November 6, 2012 at 8:17 pm

    Always love a good prank.

  5. Nikhil Chandak
    November 6, 2012 at 1:56 pm

    amazing and funny videos !!

  6. Boni Oloff
    November 6, 2012 at 6:55 am

    Haha.. Talkin with justin beiber is a dream of many girl... Haha

    • Joshua Lockhart
      November 13, 2012 at 10:07 am

      Psh. Admit it. If you got to talk to Bieber you'd think it would be pretty cool, too.

    • Boni Oloff
      November 13, 2012 at 2:02 pm

      Yeah.. That would be cool..

  7. Chaos Emperor
    November 6, 2012 at 5:21 am

    some of it is funny and some of it didnt.But i still enjoy it

  8. Hoku Sarroca
    November 6, 2012 at 4:12 am

    The "Call me maybe" is just hilarious... that guy is awesome

    • Joshua Lockhart
      November 6, 2012 at 4:32 am

      That one CRACKS me up. Just watched it with my girlfriend again. So funny.

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