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Top 40 Pranks

Prank Ideas for April Fool's Day

— March 30, 2008 — Unique
Looking for the top pranks of all time? With April Fool's Day just around the corner, it's time to 'get your prank on'.

Accordingly, we've prepared a cluster of our favorite pranks.

Hopefully you can use this list to inspire your own pranks.

Be warned that many of these pranks require a lot of effort.

Implications - Some of the pranks you'll find in this list include pranksters at the White House, guerrilla marketing gone bad and no pants subway rides. Be careful though; just because you are gaining more knowledge about some of the best practical jokes around, doesn't mean that your rival hasn't already done the same. Do you have the guts to pull the first prank?
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Get Paid To Lose Weight
Get Paid To Lose Weight
Hoax Website Offers $100 Per Pound
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38
Musical at a Mall
Musical at a Mall
Thes Latest From Improv Everywhere
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37
Gadget for Prank Callers
Gadget for Prank Callers
Wrong-Number Generator
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36
"The Hague" Proposes Artifical Island
"The Hague" Proposes Artifical Island
Dutch Tulip in North Sea
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35
Infect Your PC
Infect Your PC
Hundreds Click on Hoax Google Adsense Virus
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34
Green April Fools
Green April Fools
Energy Wasting Day
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33
Pranksters At The White House
Pranksters At The White House
Karl Rove's Jaguar Appears Wrapped Up
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32
Hoax Hacks
Hoax Hacks
Skullphone Fakes Digital Billboard Hijack
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31
Time Standing Still
Time Standing Still
Frozen Grand Central by Improv Everywhere
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30
Serero Eiffel Tower Extension (UPDATE)
Serero Eiffel Tower Extension (UPDATE)
Le Grande Hoax
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29
Guerrilla Marketing Gone Bad
Guerrilla Marketing Gone Bad
Boston Hoax Turns Into Million Dollar Mishap
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28
Pile of Poop Soap
Pile of Poop Soap
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27
Big Blog Pranksters
Big Blog Pranksters
Gizmodo Blogger Banned from CES
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26
No Parking Prank
No Parking Prank
Bogus No Parking Signs Result in Towed Cars
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25
Belgium On eBay
Belgium On eBay
Bid Reached $14M
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24
Gmail Paper: Surprise Paper Mail by Google
Gmail Paper: Surprise Paper Mail by Google
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23
Marry Our Daughter
Marry Our Daughter
Site Lures 20 Million Visitors
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22
No Fake Boobs Allowed in Space
No Fake Boobs Allowed in Space
Virgin Galactic's Rules
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21
Best Buy Fearful of People Dressed Like Its Employees
Best Buy Fearful of People Dressed Like Its Employees
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20
Fake Boarding Pass Generator
Fake Boarding Pass Generator
Website Proves Gap in Airport Security
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19
Protest 2.0
Protest 2.0
Online Dot Matrix Graffiti Bike
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18
FHM US Bites the Dust
FHM US Bites the Dust
Americans Say no to Strategic Nudity?
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17
Fake Ads (Follow Up)
Fake Ads (Follow Up)
Prankster Who Published Fake Ads Tells His Tale
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16
April Fools Pranks
April Fools Pranks
Facebook Launches Live Poke
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15
Body Parts in Garbage Cans for The Truth Campaign
Body Parts in Garbage Cans for The Truth Campaign
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14
Prank Gift Giving
Prank Gift Giving
Real Boxes. Fake Products
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13
Fake Beer Belly For... Beer!
Fake Beer Belly For... Beer!
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12
GraffitiWriter Automated Graffiti Robot
GraffitiWriter Automated Graffiti Robot
FINALLY!
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11
Gun Camps for Kids
Gun Camps for Kids
Camp Okutta Adventures in Toronto
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10
Improv Everywhere
Improv Everywhere
111 Topless Male Shoppers at Abercrombie and Fitch
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9
New Site Lets You Send Prank Calls
New Site Lets You Send Prank Calls
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8
Captured Corporate Mascots
Captured Corporate Mascots
Travelocity Roaming Gnome Stolen
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7
Video of Banksy's Paris Hilton Hoax
Video of Banksy's Paris Hilton Hoax
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6
Fake Cop Billboards- IsBank Ad Attracts Attention and Slows you Down
Fake Cop Billboards- IsBank Ad Attracts Attention and Slows you Down
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5
No Pants Subway Ride
No Pants Subway Ride
900 Underground Underwear Enthusiasts in NYC
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4
A Supersized Toilet For Your Supersized Ass
A Supersized Toilet For Your Supersized Ass
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3
Fake Prostitutes
Fake Prostitutes
Cardboard Cut-Outs Make Neighbourhood Statement in Tel Aviv
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2
Pre-Packaged Pets
Pre-Packaged Pets
Bio-Genica Creates Life With Genpets
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1
3D Illusion Chalk Drawings
3D Illusion Chalk Drawings
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