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Family Pranks for April 1st
FamilyFun has a list of thirteen pranks that can be played on family members on April Fools Day. The list includes:
  • Wake the kids up at 3am and tell them it's time for school
  • Sew shut the fly on Dad's underwear
  • Create a fake coffee spill (includes a recipe for doing this: mix together equal parts white glue and brown puff paint and let the mixture dry on wax paper... I have no idea what 'puff paint' is)
  • Fasten a rubber band around the spray attachment on the kitchen sink
April Fools DayPranks
Posted by The Curator on Sun Mar 27, 2005


Hmmm.. my submission word was 'Joke'...

'Puff Paint' is a type of paint used to decorate t-shirts and stuff, so named because it doesn't dry flat, it dries raised up.
Posted by Bobcat  in  California  on  Mon Mar 28, 2005  at  02:04 AM
I haven't yet met a man who admits to using the fly on Y-front underwear. Most of them are too constricting, apparently.

I'm more a fan of salt in the sugar bowl, and oddly colored breakfasts for April Fool's.
Posted by cvirtue  on  Mon Mar 28, 2005  at  06:56 AM
Puff paint comes in a bottle that sort of looks like a large bottle of Visine. It's filled with paint that is sort of "puffy" when it dries. Very popular in the 80s & early 90s.
http://www.dala.co.za/cra000.asp?craft=6
Posted by Maegan  in  Tampa, FL - USA  on  Mon Mar 28, 2005  at  08:50 AM
my family did the rubber band one to me a few years ago....i jumped back, slipped on the water, hit my head on the wall and busted my head open...not fun.
Posted by Jeremu  on  Mon Mar 28, 2005  at  10:55 AM
Hopefully none of these family members are court ordered under any anger managmement courses for child or spousal abuse.
Posted by John  in  San Antonio, TX  on  Mon Mar 28, 2005  at  01:37 PM
Sick Family Pranks for April 1st
FreakyFamilyFun has a list of thirteen pranks that can be played on moronic family members on April F'n Fools Day. The list includes:
1)Wake the kids up at 3am and tell them the house is on fire, and the only way out is to stop, drop and roll through dog doo.
2)Sew shut the fly on Dad's underwear while he's wearing them.
3)Create a fake urine spill (includes a recipe for doing this: mix together equal parts clear fingernail polish and yellow puff paint and let the mixture dry on wax paper... I have no idea what 'puff paint' is)
4)Fasten a rubber band around the spray attachment on the kitchen sink, turn the water to scaldingly hot, and cook the flesh off your sister's back.
Posted by Raoul  on  Mon Mar 28, 2005  at  05:51 PM
Raoul, you, if anyone, should know. April F'n Fools Day isn't on the 1st. It's a few days later when no one is suspecting anything.
Posted by The Curator  in  San Diego  on  Mon Mar 28, 2005  at  07:13 PM
Um. Having been male my whole life, having urinated many times, and having been around other males urinating on more than one occasion I think that I can say with authority that it would be a rare man indeed that would notice that the fly had been sewn up.
Posted by onthewall  in  upstate NY  on  Mon Mar 28, 2005  at  10:02 PM
Meh.. depends if you're a boxers or breifs man, I suppose.

But yeah, the fly of a Y-front is theoretically a valid option, but it's pure optimism on the designer's part.
Posted by Bobcat  in  California  on  Mon Mar 28, 2005  at  11:07 PM
Ok, why do you people hate your families so much? What's funny about this crap? Making a mess and humiliating your loved ones? We called that revenger in my family. Like the time my brother tried to beat me up and I took all the bulbs in his room (like 10, track lighting and a couple of lamps) and shook the filament loose. Of the time I hid ice cubes in his bed. I did it because I hated him, not because it was cute. I also did it when I was 13...
Posted by Angie  in  Las Vegas  on  Tue Mar 29, 2005  at  12:03 AM
I was under the impression that humiliating your loved ones was what families were all about...

Went to my parents' house yesterday (very crowded, what with eight of us there) and spent an entertaining afternoon fighting with my brothers (we found some old fencing swords), making IKEA bookcases and telling my sister she smells of piss. Ahh, good times.
Posted by Boo  in  The Land of the Haggii...  on  Tue Mar 29, 2005  at  07:32 AM
I did the "Fasten a Rubber band on spray attachment on kitchen sink" prank. It was funny as hell. My roomate was pretty pissed though, but it was well worth it!!!
Posted by X  in  McKinney, TX  on  Tue Mar 29, 2005  at  04:39 PM
Rubber band eh...
I'm so doing that one.

Cellophane over the underseat of the toilet, you know, when the men go to piss, even if they pick the seat up.
Posted by Empedocles  on  Wed Mar 30, 2005  at  08:32 PM
Powdered sugar sprinkled evenly in the bed, between the sheets-- works better if the sheets are all white... the target wakes up sugar coated in the morning.
Posted by Karen  in  Pawtucket RI  on  Wed Mar 30, 2005  at  09:44 PM
Wow, if a few of the above people get their way, anyone who pulls a practical joke will be sent to jail for a hate crime.

Shit, people, lighten up, it's not like people are cutting off extremities or burning crosses on lawns or anything.

Although I should mention that I can't speak for Raoul, you all know what HE's like...
tongue wink
Posted by Rod  in  the land of smarties.  on  Wed Mar 30, 2005  at  10:00 PM
No doubt Raoul can speak for himself! smile
Posted by Smerk  in  to mischief  on  Wed Mar 30, 2005  at  10:08 PM
I feel rather deprived. We never did any April Fools pranks when I was young (beyond the "Look! A spider on you shoulder!" joke). downer
Posted by Smerk  in  to mischief  on  Wed Mar 30, 2005  at  10:14 PM
hey my uncle's commin up from TN and i need a prank to pull on 'em...so give me some ideas..sumthin 1/2 way mean but funny..not too mean..
Posted by Kyle Alan Chiaventone  in  Herrin, IL  on  Tue May 23, 2006  at  04:46 PM
O.K those are some pretty good pranks but your web site is not helping me at all trying to get back on my mom from lst year.


P.S. Put somethin on there that is FUNNY!!!!!!!!!,it will help.!
Posted by Emilee L.  in  LordsWay  on  Sun Mar 04, 2007  at  02:56 PM
My mom used to sew my grandpa's underwear legs shut 50 years ago. That's an old prank. grin
Posted by Celebrity Foods  in  Los Angeles  on  Fri Feb 22, 2008  at  04:24 PM
April 1st

take a string and paper and make some spiders
Posted by Chelby  in  Southampton  on  Tue Feb 26, 2008  at  03:33 AM
My brother for the longest time every April Fools day would tell my twin sister and me that we were going to Disneyland! (we're between the ages of 4-7) we fell for it every time!!! We'd put on our Minni Mouse shirts with matching shorts pack our Disney backpacks and head out our bedroom door to find at our dismay that we weren't really going to Disneyland... grrr LOL So every year I try and try to come up with something to get him back with but I still have not come up with anything..... hmm it is now the 1st at 2:45 and I'm still thinking.
Posted by Aloves2actB  on  Tue Apr 01, 2008  at  05:47 PM
i feel like no one likes me my friends do not like me my family does not like me my best friend dumped pudding on me in the cafatarieea and then she told her boyfirnd to ask me out on saturday but it was just a joke and i had promised hime that i would let him fuck me but my freind did not like me i have a slite mental disablty but i do not think she should have done that she tells everyone when i am on my period and she does not even sit with me on the bus i cry everyday becuase she sits with another girl
Posted by taffy  in  los angeles  on  Wed Apr 02, 2008  at  07:02 PM
I use o keep the air bag on my sofa seat, so that if any of my family member sits on it. I will give a sound as if they do! Love to look at there embarrassed faces, lol.
Posted by hinduja  on  Sun Jul 13, 2008  at  08:46 AM
I need a awesome prank to get my uncleback for all the annoying things he has done to me.I don't want anything harmful but i want to be able to get a really good laugh out of it and maybe annoy him a little bit.If you know any pranks that match this PLEASE post it a.s.a.p

P.S. it would be great if it was something easy to clean up because he is staying at our house right now and i will probally get stuck cleaning it up.
Posted by jordan  on  Sat Mar 14, 2009  at  09:15 PM
put holes in the tooth past and whaen someone goes to use it they will get tooth past all over there hands.
Posted by Caleb  on  Sat Mar 28, 2009  at  02:41 PM
I heard that only 15% of men use the fly. I doubt that its even that much
Posted by star  in  livermore  on  Thu Apr 01, 2010  at  01:16 PM
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