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Bonsai Contortionist
Hugo Zamoratte is known as 'The Bottle Man' and has the ability to dislocate almost every bone in his body.

Playing Astronauts
The Haughton Mars Project's research and development of ways to survive in space seem like a dream come true for big kids.

Cardboard Office
Mike, a keen prankster, pushed his co-workers too far. It was probably a mistake to then take a few days away from the office.

Lobster Pinches Wallet
A man who lost his wallet during a late-night swim was surprised when it turned up in the claws of a lobster caught by a diver.
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Posted by Boo on Mon Aug 14, 2006
I LOVE the cardboard office prank...

*goes off to collect empty boxes*
Posted by oppiejoe  in  Michigan - USA  on  Mon Aug 14, 2006  at  10:53 AM
Truly an awesome prank... The little details, the phone and the fridge, the printer, even cds, LOL. nice work...
Posted by Grain  in  Bay Area, CA  on  Mon Aug 14, 2006  at  01:23 PM
Man, that cardboard office prank was great. But it makes you wonder how long that took. I loved how much attention they paid to detail, though. You gotta just love the happy bunny, the signs on the wall ("My Crappy Award For Something"), and my favorite, the cardboard refridgerator with Sprite still in it!
Posted by Archibold  on  Mon Aug 14, 2006  at  04:59 PM
The cardboard office is pretty cool.
But you've gotta think these boys (and/or girls) had way too much time on their hands.
Doesn't their boss want them to do any work?
Or are they employees of the Rural Payments Agency?
Posted by Big Gary  in  Sulphur Springs, Texas  on  Mon Aug 14, 2006  at  06:21 PM
The cardboard office is fantastic! Quite frankly, I can't think of a better way to spend your time than making that, and putting in all the details. I wish I could get away with doing things like that at my work.
Posted by Madmouse  in  Edinburgh  on  Mon Aug 14, 2006  at  06:46 PM
damn, I want a cardboard office. My workplace is like, cubicle-less, and it totally sucks because a nosy workmate could look at what I'm looking at, fabricate stories around it, and get me in trouble with my superiors (happened once already. I was having a bout of fatigue, so I decided to unwind by playing a game of Freecell. A nosy workmate saw what I was doing and reported it to my superior and I got an earfull from it! Needless to say by the time I reached home I actually threw up due to that).
Posted by RAMChYLD  in  Malaysia  on  Tue Aug 15, 2006  at  01:58 AM
Prank Mike Cardboard Office == Awesome!
Posted by coit  on  Tue Aug 15, 2006  at  10:01 AM
"I was having a bout of fatigue, so I decided to unwind by playing a game of Freecell"

A former co-worker of mine (retired early) also passed the time with Freecell 'on occasion'. He played the games in order, and when i last saw he was on game 2000 something.
Posted by Grain  in  Bay Area, CA  on  Tue Aug 15, 2006  at  05:02 PM
"A former co-worker of mine ... when i last saw he was on game 2000 something."

Using the term "worker" rather loosely there, aren't we?
Posted by Big Gary  in  Cut and Shoot, Texas  on  Tue Aug 15, 2006  at  07:09 PM
Well, he had been here for over 20 years. So i guess he had some 'pull'. But yeah, when I first started working here a couple years back, I was like "WTF??".
Posted by Grain  in  Bay Area, CA  on  Tue Aug 15, 2006  at  07:12 PM
I especially liked the cardboard UPS.

However, as proprietor of nitpicking.com I must point out that you can't dislocate "bones", only joints.
Posted by Carl Fink  on  Tue Aug 15, 2006  at  09:24 PM
Oh my god. The Homestar Runner cardboard computer screens are to die for.
Posted by Yubi  on  Thu Dec 28, 2006  at  11:20 PM
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