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50 Terrifyingly Scary Pranks

From Malicious Mummy Pranks to Terrifying Ghost Pranks

— October 21, 2013 — Unique
Halloween is coming up, which is the perfect time to pull one of these scary pranks. But the beauty of pranks is that they can be pulled year-round, especially when someone is least expecting it.

These scary pranks range from simple visual trickery to elaborate schemes that require more involvement or a substantial amount of setting up. One prank involves having a pizza delivery guy walk into a dimly-lit room full of candles, which seems to be hosting a cult meeting for some sort of secret society of people dressed in dark robes.

Even if you're not able to pull screams from your unsuspecting victim, hopefully you'll at least get a few laughs out of it when you reveal it was all just a hoax.
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Magic Parlour Lock Pieces
Magic Parlour Lock Pieces
These Puzzle Lock Pieces Will Give Your Brain a Work-Out
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Supernatural Elevator Pranks
Supernatural Elevator Pranks
These Elevator Pranks are Perfect for Star Wars Fans
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Brand Mascot Prank Videos
Brand Mascot Prank Videos
This Hilarious Prank by Kellog's Showcases Cereal Marketing
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Slimy Sneeze Pranks
Slimy Sneeze Pranks
The Pranker Uses a Misty Spray to Fake Huge Sneezes
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Remote-Controlled Sorcerers
Remote-Controlled Sorcerers
Otto Dieffenbach’s Broom Flyer RC Designs Were Made for Halloween
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Faux Burglary Stunts
Faux Burglary Stunts
Security Company ADT Warns That Your Home Needs to be Protected
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Drive-Through Zombie Pranks
Drive-Through Zombie Pranks
The Headless Zombie Prank is Sure to Amuse Many People
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Simulated Stalker Stunts
Simulated Stalker Stunts
The 'Home Invasion' Campaign Terrified Moviegoers Through Text
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Apocalyptic Interview Pranks
Apocalyptic Interview Pranks
Job Interviews for LG Entertainment Get Even Scarier
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Fake Secret Society Pranks
Fake Secret Society Pranks
One of the Best Ways to Freak Out Pizza Delivery Guys
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Telekinetic Film Pranks
Telekinetic Film Pranks
Carrie’s Promotional Film Video Scared the Wits Out of Everyone
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Spoof Cannibalism Features
Spoof Cannibalism Features
The Miami Zombie Attack Prank Video is Controversial
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Giant Tomahawk Tricks
Giant Tomahawk Tricks
The Prank 2012 Film is a Swing and Hit
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Huge Pedestrian Puppets
Huge Pedestrian Puppets
Arthur the Giant Puppet Strolls the Streets of Ireland
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Hilarious People-Trapping Hoaxes
Hilarious People-Trapping Hoaxes
The Sticky Passage Prank Keeps You on Your Toes
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Rising Dead Prank Kits
Rising Dead Prank Kits
Play a Halloween Prank on Someone This Year With the Trick Coffin Box
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Iconic Moving Painting Stunts
Iconic Moving Painting Stunts
The 'Go Europe' Campaign Tricked Visitors with a Fake Mona Lisa
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Terrifying T-Rex Attack Pranks
Terrifying T-Rex Attack Pranks
This Roaring Dinosaur Scares Pedestrians on the Street
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Remote Control Rodent Pranks
Remote Control Rodent Pranks
These Pedestrians Get a Scare Courtesy of this Funny Rat Prank
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Stuck Foot Door Wedges
Stuck Foot Door Wedges
Open up Doors with the Foot in the Door Doorstop
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Washroom Airbag Stunts
Washroom Airbag Stunts
The 'Misplaced Airbag' Campaign Discourages Applying Makeup While Driving
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Human-Controlled Cockroach Robots
Human-Controlled Cockroach Robots
Turn the Robot Cockroach into Your Personal Prankster
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Ghostly Drive-Thru Pranks
Ghostly Drive-Thru Pranks
The Invisible Drive-Thru Prank Stuns Unsuspecting Fast Food Employees
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Scary Storefront Snowman Videos
Scary Storefront Snowman Videos
This Fake Snowman Prank Works Every Time
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Exploding Birthday Desserts
Exploding Birthday Desserts
This Iced Airbag Cake Prank Backfired on the Pranksters
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Tragically Hilarious Toddler Pranks
Tragically Hilarious Toddler Pranks
Jack Vale Tricks Pedestrians With a Mask Inside Baby Carriage
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Walk-In Homicide Pranks
Walk-In Homicide Pranks
See How People React to This Elevator Murder Social Experiment Campaign
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Malicious Mummy Pranks
Malicious Mummy Pranks
This Corpse Elevator Prank From Brazil Leaves People Screaming For Help
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Blood-Filled Water Coolers
Blood-Filled Water Coolers
Colenso BBDO Campaign for ‘The Vampire Diaries' is Gory
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Terrifying Ghost Pranks
Terrifying Ghost Pranks
Brazilian TV Show Freaks Out Elevator Riders with Creepy Screaming Child
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Dramatic Surprise Prank Ads
Dramatic Surprise Prank Ads
The New Dutch TNT Commerical Will Wreck Your Nerves
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Friendship-Testing Beer Ads
Friendship-Testing Beer Ads
This Carlsberg Commercial Puts Friendships to the Test
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Rude Psychic Prediction Balls
Rude Psychic Prediction Balls
The Balls are Similar to the Classic Magic 8 Ball with a Sassy Twist
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Terrifyingly Playful Pranks
Terrifyingly Playful Pranks
Courtney Scharf Offers Ideas for April Fools Pranks to Make You Jump
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Bat Video Bombing
Bat Video Bombing
The Remy Gaillard Halloween Prank is Priceless
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Construction Site Monsters
Construction Site Monsters
University Student Charged for Scary Creation from Scraps
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Trashed Body Installations
Trashed Body Installations
The 'Down in the Dumps' Sculpture Surprised Spectators With Trash Cans
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Custom Corpses
Custom Corpses
Morbid Personalization by diStefano
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Horrifying Hotel Pranks
Horrifying Hotel Pranks
Spanish Candid Camera Spooks Guests With a Scary Little Girl Prank
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Deceptive Furniture Costumes
Deceptive Furniture Costumes
Sit on the Epic Comfy Chair Costume for a Spooky Surprise
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Evil Clowns For Hire
Evil Clowns For Hire
Hire Something Scary for Your Next Birthday
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Fake Vampire News
Fake Vampire News
Twilight Filipino Adaptation is a Hoax
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Smartphone-Controlled Critters
Smartphone-Controlled Critters
Startling People is Made Easy with These Robotic Toys
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Garden Zombies are the New Gnome
Garden Zombies are the New Gnome
The Zombie of Montclaire Moors
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DIY Ghost Photography
DIY Ghost Photography
Scare your Friends, Be Awesome
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Bisected Man Stunts
Bisected Man Stunts
The 'Split Man' Prank by Andy Gross Terrifies Unsuspecting Spectators
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Realistic Reptilian Desserts
Realistic Reptilian Desserts
The Snake Cake by North Star Cakes is Terrifyingly Delicious
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Haunting Hotel Pranks
Haunting Hotel Pranks
Bert Kreischer Leaves Surprises for Housecleaning Staff
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Morbid Candy
Morbid Candy
The Chocolate Newborn Hoax
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Gruesome Halloween Decor
Gruesome Halloween Decor
Neighbors were Spooked by This Scary Halloween Prank
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