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50 Playful Pranks

From Jimmy Kimmel Spoofs to Hilarious Street Stunts to Office Shenanigans

— June 22, 2012 — Pop Culture
Everybody can enjoy a good laugh from time to time, and these playful pranks are just a few among the best pranks to pull.

April Fool's Day should not be the only day designated for pranksters to do what they do best. Whether it's popping out from behind the door to scare the life out of someone or putting bugs in people's food, the best part of a good prank is watching the reactions. When pulling pranks on people, some laugh hysterically while others are furious.

Some popular pranks that have gone viral are the Jimmy Kimmel pranks where he requested people from all over to send in homemade videos of their own spoofs. A cruel, but hilarious prank included parents sending in videos of their kids' reactions when told that all their Halloween candy was missing.
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Activity
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Adulthood Pranks
Adulthood Pranks
Charlie Todd Uses Improv to Show Why There is No Right or Wrong Way to Play
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Grocery Store Gags
Grocery Store Gags
MediocreFilms Present a Hilarious List to Kmart Workers
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47
Porktastic Corporate Pranks
Porktastic Corporate Pranks
The Conscious Minds Organic Bacon Scented Litter is a Swineriffic Gag
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46
Look-Alike Family Foursome Pranks
Look-Alike Family Foursome Pranks
The Improv Everywhere Quadruplets Stunt Had Onlookers Smiling
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45
Prankster Writing Utensils
Prankster Writing Utensils
Take Care of Unsuspecting Bullies With the Squirt Gun Pen
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44
Feisty Father Pranks
Feisty Father Pranks
The Jimmy Kimmel 'Hose' Video is Hilarious and Audience-
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43
Prankster Writing Utensils
Prankster Writing Utensils
The Pull My Finger Pen Dares You to Do the Unthinkable
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42
Horrible Holiday Pranks
Horrible Holiday Pranks
'I Gave My Kids a Terrible Present' Part 2 Has Parents Ruining Christmas
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41
Popular Puzzle Game Pranks
Popular Puzzle Game Pranks
MIT Students Create a Two-Hundred-Foot Tetris Game on Building Window
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40
Prankster Channel Changers
Prankster Channel Changers
The Ninja Remote Can Control Any Television
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39
Hilarious Hand-Holding Pranks
Hilarious Hand-Holding Pranks
The ‘Holding People’s Hand’ Video is Fantastically
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38
Silly Speed Trap Pranks
Silly Speed Trap Pranks
The Rémi Gaillard Radar Gag Gets Him in Trouble as Usual
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37
Rainbow Keynote Pranks
Rainbow Keynote Pranks
'Spinning Beach Ball of Death' by Improv Everywhere Surprises Audience
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36
Snack Marketing Pranks
Snack Marketing Pranks
Wheat Thins Uses Twitter and YouTube to Prank Unsuspecting Fans
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35
Viral Newspapers Hoaxes
Viral Newspapers Hoaxes
1.2 Million 'New York Times' Fakes Handed Out
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34
Pooptastic Eco Pranks
Pooptastic Eco Pranks
Climate Rush Group Dumps Manure on Jeremy Clark's Drive
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33
Google Pranks
Google Pranks
Calendar Wake Up Feature
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32
Redecorating Subway Cars
Redecorating Subway Cars
Pranksters Turn Train into a Living Room
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31
Sleeping Subway Beds
Sleeping Subway Beds
'The Sleeper Car' by Improv Everywhere Let People Rest Their Eyes
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30
Promotional Pranks
Promotional Pranks
Glassing Eyewear Uses Immaturity for Publicity
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29
Crude Christmas Pranks
Crude Christmas Pranks
‘I Gave My Kids a Terrible Present' Channels Parents' Inn
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28
Playful Pranked Faces
Playful Pranked Faces
The Pro Plus Stay Alert Ads Will Have You Laughing With Their Familiarity
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27
Flying Cup Pranks
Flying Cup Pranks
The Drive Thru Floating Cup Video Features a Magical Stunt
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Political Billboard Pranks
Political Billboard Pranks
D*Face Takes On the Queen at G-20 Summit
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25
Taking Pranks Global
Taking Pranks Global
Improv Anywhere Launches UrbanPrankster.com
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24
Viral Political Pranks
Viral Political Pranks
Barack Obama Rolling (Like Rick Rolling)
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Super Censorship Pranks
Super Censorship Pranks
LG LGenious Pushes For NO Sex or Profanity on TV
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22
Flipped Fast Food Pranks
Flipped Fast Food Pranks
The Alki Stevens Cone-ing Video Features Ice Cream Chaos
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21
Web Poll Pranks
Web Poll Pranks
4Chan Hacks the Justin Bieber ‘My World' Tour Site
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20
Prank Photography
Prank Photography
Jamie Chung's ‘Mischief' Photos Make Childhood Jokes Artistic
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Pranksters At The White House
Pranksters At The White House
Karl Rove's Jaguar Appears Wrapped Up
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18
Gay Fashionista Cage Fight Pranks
Gay Fashionista Cage Fight Pranks
Sacha Baron Cohen As 'Bruno'
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17
Fake Ads
Fake Ads
Prankster Gets Fake Gucci Ad Published in Magazine (Mag Gets Ripped Off)
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16
Cardboard Office Pranks
Cardboard Office Pranks
The Cardboard Office Prank is the Ultimate Workplace Joke
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15
Horrifying Hotel Pranks
Horrifying Hotel Pranks
Spanish Candid Camera Spooks Guests With a Scary Little Girl Prank
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14
Social Media Pranks
Social Media Pranks
Elderly Man Uses Twitter as a Search Engine on Oldmansearch Twitter Page
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13
Job Application Pranks
Job Application Pranks
This 'Gettingjobbed' Tumblr Site Provides a Humorous Read
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12
Wall Street Pranks
Wall Street Pranks
Jokers Make Light of Bankruptcy on CNN
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11
River Pollution Pranks
River Pollution Pranks
Glowing Green River Caused by Pranksters?
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10
Insanely Dangerous Pranks
Insanely Dangerous Pranks
Laser Targeting U.S Commercial Aircraft
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9
April Fools Pranks
April Fools Pranks
Facebook Launches Live Poke
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8
Nasty Food Pranks
Nasty Food Pranks
Beware the Chocolate Chip Donuts
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7
Coffin Pranks
Coffin Pranks
Where is Dennis Rodman Now? Almost Dead?
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6
Viral Inter-Office Pranks
Viral Inter-Office Pranks
Graphic Designer Pranks Secretary in This Hilarious Lost Cat Chain Mail
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5
Photoshopping Pranks
Photoshopping Pranks
Yearbook Employee Alters 30 Students, Hillarity Ensues
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4
Street Poop Art
Street Poop Art
NYC Sprinkle Brigade
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3
Dino-Hiding Wedding Pranks
Dino-Hiding Wedding Pranks
Save the Date is a Card That You Want on Your Fridge
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2
Haunting Hotel Pranks
Haunting Hotel Pranks
Bert Kreischer Leaves Surprises for Housecleaning Staff
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1
Humorous Traffic Signs
Humorous Traffic Signs
Funny and Unusual Road Signs from Around the World
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