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Re: Pranks?
« Reply #30 on: June 28, 2010, 08:50:15 AM »
A really simple, but hillarious one for the office is to go around and lower everyone's chairs as far as they go.  It's kinda funny, becuase office chairs will go very low, and when you are used to them being a certain height it will surprise the heck out of you.  We've even had people go to sit down, and scream because they thought they were falling.  Kinda funny and harmless.....

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Re: Pranks?
« Reply #31 on: June 29, 2010, 11:15:32 AM »
A coworker and I had some fun with a guy in the office who made the mistake of complaining that someone was stealing his Mountain Dew every afternoon.  He's a good sport so we couldn't resist messing with him.  Everyday we would do things to his soda.

He always brought in 2 cans of Dew that he taped together with his name on them.  First day, we replaced the morning can with new one.  Second day, we added 2.  Third day, we drilled a hole in the bottom of a can and drained it, then replaced the afternoon can.  This went on and on.  We drained and refilled cans with Kool-aid, salt water and expanding foam.

The funniest part was that he'd run over to us everyday to tell us what the prankster had done that day and ask for ideas on who we though it might be.  We gave him lots of ideas but they never seemed to work out. ;)

He finally figured it out when both of us were on vacation and nothing happened.  Somebody then spilled the beans and everyone had a good laugh.  It's been 10 years and I still check under my desk everyday waiting for the reprisal. ;D

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Re: Pranks?
« Reply #32 on: June 30, 2010, 12:44:45 PM »

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Re: Pranks?
« Reply #33 on: June 30, 2010, 12:48:06 PM »
its all coming back to me.  i really must have soaked up a lot of radiation.  we used to take small capacitors from old electronics and put them into outlets controlled by light switches. people would come in to a room flip the switch and instead of a normal lighted room there would be a brief fireball and then darkness as the capacitor exploded from the 120v ac.
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Re: Pranks?
« Reply #34 on: July 01, 2010, 06:36:14 AM »
Just brew it...

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Re: Pranks?
« Reply #35 on: July 01, 2010, 12:26:28 PM »
In some versions of Windows there's a multi-key macro that will rotate the computer's display by 90 degrees.  We pulled that one a lot on a coworker who wasn't very computer-savvy and didn't know the command.  For a while, we'd do it every time he left the room.  He always assumed he'd done something wrong, or that his PC had a virus.  That key combo doesn't seem to work in Windows 7, though.
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Re: Pranks?
« Reply #36 on: July 01, 2010, 01:43:29 PM »
Sometimes when I'm in a bad mood and see someone leave their car running in a fire lane to "run in for just one thing", I'll turn it around so it's pointed in the opposite direction, then discreetly watch as they come out of the store and freak out. I like to think that they never do it again, but that's probably wishful thinking...
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Re: Pranks?
« Reply #37 on: July 01, 2010, 02:07:45 PM »
Sometimes when I'm in a bad mood and see someone leave their car running in a fire lane to "run in for just one thing", I'll turn it around so it's pointed in the opposite direction, then discreetly watch as they come out of the store and freak out. I like to think that they never do it again, but that's probably wishful thinking...

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Re: Pranks?
« Reply #38 on: July 01, 2010, 03:15:13 PM »
Sometimes when I'm in a bad mood and see someone leave their car running in a fire lane to "run in for just one thing", I'll turn it around so it's pointed in the opposite direction, then discreetly watch as they come out of the store and freak out. I like to think that they never do it again, but that's probably wishful thinking...

i think i saw you on that tv show "bait car"  but officer i was just moving it for a friend... here have a homebrew. 

Yeah, I think even for just that U-turn you do - it's still Grand Theft Auto.
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« Reply #39 on: July 01, 2010, 03:28:51 PM »
Yeah, I think even for just that U-turn you do - it's still Grand Theft Auto.

Oh yeah, no doubt. That's why unless I actually see them park and walk in, I just call the cops.
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Re: Pranks?
« Reply #40 on: July 01, 2010, 07:45:56 PM »
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Oh yeah, no doubt. That's why unless I actually see them park and walk in, I just call the cops.

Really???
Change it back.

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« Reply #41 on: July 01, 2010, 10:36:46 PM »
When someone parks in a fire lane? Absolutely.
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« Reply #42 on: July 02, 2010, 06:35:42 AM »
OK, but that certainly doesn't fall under the category of "pranks".
Change it back.

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« Reply #43 on: July 02, 2010, 10:05:40 AM »
Calling the cops and grand theft auto both seem like good pranks to me...
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Re: Pranks?
« Reply #44 on: July 02, 2010, 02:47:54 PM »
If you want to impress me lets see ya do it to a cop.
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