In an attempt to uncover some decent practical joke ideas, these results have been throughly sifted for you. What’s left are some decent practical joke sites and a number of great articles with some clever practical joke ideas.
1. Museum of Hoaxes
Featuring a wide variety of scams, hoaxes and April fool’s day jokes, the Museum of Hoaxes has listed some of the classier and grand-scale practical jokes ever pulled off. It’s certainly a good place to drum up ideas for your own mischief.
2. Funny Practical Joke
Funny Practical Jokes has a range of different practical jokes, plus a handful of useful prank items you can buy. There’s plenty of great ideas, ranging from hiding onion in sweet foods to placing fake ads for bargains using your friend’s phone number. Should give you a few joke ideas.
Prankspace is full of practical joke ideas, covering pranks from highschool, car pranks, college pranks and office pranks. Some of these would be quick and easy to do, others more difficult. Either way, there are plenty of ideas here, so it’s great for inspiration.
LolPranks is a very picture-heavy blog of practical jokes, with many jokes being the sorts of things you’d do to friends or teachers in school. At the very worst, it will give you a good reason not to drink at college parties.
5. April Fool Zone
April Fool Zone is a little lighter on ideas than some of the rest, but it still features a few classics and will certainly help you to come up with practical jokes you can easily pull off. There’s a whole section on computer pranks as well as a section on office pranks. It has a few of my favourites, like the desktop screenshot as wallpaper and the ultra-slow mouse. Things that are easy to do and will annoy workmates for a while.
Practical Joke Articles
While these aren’t sites wholly dedicated to the cause of practical jokes, they are fun-filled articles with great prank ideas. Some fabulous ideas in this collection.
- Duct Tape Guys have put together a selection of practical jokes using duct tape.
- Wired made a list of top 10 April fool’s pranks for nerds.
- There’s a great instructable on April fool’s day jokes involving computers.
- And for some random visual jokes you can play on people, you can’t go past Improv Everywhere.
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Share Your Best Practical Jokes
Here’s one of my favourite gags, the invisible rope.
Hopefully your quest for practical joke ideas has now armed you with ideas for some great laughs for you and your friends. If you have tried any great practical jokes or found anything new in one of these sites, let us know in the comments!
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