by DANNY RUBIN
Hurry! It’s not too late for some awesome April Fools pranks in the office. Try these on a co-worker or, if you’re feeling bold, your boss.
Here are the best ideas from around the Web. Get crackin’!
1. You got Biebered!
2. Balloons everywhere
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4. Packing peanuts
5. Post-It Notes (always a classic)
6. Blue Screen of Death
‘This is perhaps more effective with older colleagues who are likely to have experienced the pain of the “Blue Screen of Death.” For this prank, it’s just a matter of finding an appropriate screen grab and either leaving it on your co-worker’s display, or setting it as the screen saver for a nasty surprise.’
7. Fun with mice
‘Anyone leaving their mouse unattended around April 1 deserves punishment. While the classic trick was to remove the mouse’s tracker ball, nowadays you can achieve the same effect by putting some tape over the mouse’s laser tracker. Alternatively, and if you can find time with an unattended computer, change the mouse’s settings for maximum confusion.’
8. Voice activated printer
9. Airhorn under the chair
If you feel brazen enough, maybe attempt one of these classic Jim vs Dwight pranks from The Office.
11. Office supplies in jello
12. Dwight’s gift-wrapped desk
13. Dwight receives a fax from himself
What’s your favorite office prank (or Jim vs Dwight moment)?
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