Roots of April fools day are not known to this day, though there are some variations from where it stems. For example, it might be the April 1st in 1698 when many Londoners were tricked into coming to see "the Lions washed." It also might be as early 1381, when Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales were published, in which a depiction of Chauntecleer tricked by a fox took place on April the 1st. It doesn't really matter where this tradition comes from since it has gained worldwide popularity and gave us a chance to laugh with April fools pranks.

Best April fools pranks probably come from newscasters and newspapers. BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) once tricked the whole nation with their funny prank that spaghetti grows on trees in Switzerland. Or the hilariously good prank that Taco Bell played, assuring that they have bought the Liberty Bell, now to be known as Taco Liberty Bell. The best pranks, though, come in good spirits while causing no harm for the receiver (except being shamefully tricked, that is).

So if you are a fan of good April fools pranks, take a look at our compilation below. We don't advocate destroying people's property or hurting them (physically or mentally), but everything else is fair game! Happy pranking!

#1

Insect Lamps

Insect Lamps

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AustinNguyen
Community Member
5 years ago

I would honestly scream if I saw this

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#2

Balloon Prank Fake Out

Balloon Prank Fake Out

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DavidL.
Community Member
5 years ago

LOL, clever

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#3

Plant A Grass Garden In Your Coworker’s Keyboard

Plant A Grass Garden In Your Coworker’s Keyboard

Plant A Grass Garden In Your Coworker’s Keyboard

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SlyGoose
Community Member
5 years ago

I think that's pretty ingenious

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#4

Create An Infinite Loop Of Shopping Carts Around Their Car

Create An Infinite Loop Of Shopping Carts Around Their Car

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AustinNguyen
Community Member
5 years ago

Yah this boi ain't gettin' out

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#5

Attach An Airhorn To Their Seat

Attach An Airhorn To Their Seat

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MorganCobbJr.
Community Member
5 years ago

This is going to happen!

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#6

Mouse Prank

Mouse Prank

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LudovicSimard
Community Member
5 years ago

Oh I like that!

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#7

Delight Their Taste Buds With Caramel Onions

Delight Their Taste Buds With Caramel Onions

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Inzane_sniper
Community Member
5 years ago

This is EVIL xD

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#8

Become A Seat And Watch People’s Reactions

Become A Seat And Watch People’s Reactions

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T.C.McLeod
Community Member
5 years ago

now that looks fun

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#9

Hang Kim Jong Un On The Staff Picture Wall

Hang Kim Jong Un On The Staff Picture Wall

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JessicaYocom
Community Member
5 years ago

Lmao! That's a good one.

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#10

Make Mentos Ice Bombs For Your Friends That Love Soda

Make Mentos Ice Bombs For Your Friends That Love Soda

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KristineNelson
Community Member
5 years ago

I bet you're a hoot at parties. #funpolice

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#11

Replace Air Freshener With Shrimp Scent

Replace Air Freshener With Shrimp Scent

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JessicaYocom
Community Member
5 years ago

Oh that's terrible

L.E.X
Community Member
5 years ago

I know, that's why its a great prank!

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zarasarahsara
Community Member
5 years ago

why ist it possible to buy shrimp scent???

Cadence Wical
Community Member
5 months ago

yes, I thought it was for fishing tho

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Norelien Alinor
Community Member
5 months ago

Hmmmm

Milkairy Veloz-diaz
Community Member
5 months ago

OOF that already smells HORRIBLE

Kaya Richmond
Community Member
5 months ago

Lol, dis worked with meh bro

Danely Granciano Flores
Community Member
5 months ago

I have something funny-er put WHIPPING CREAM

Alexandra Leigh
Community Member
5 months ago

omg yessir

KAYLA STRICKLAND
Community Member
5 months ago

OMG MY MOM IS ALLERIC SO NO BAD APRIL FOOL PRANK BOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!

Colin Cerchiaro
Community Member
5 months ago

you call that tropical mist

Colin Cerchiaro
Community Member
5 months ago

no one will buy that again

Findlay Monaghan
Community Member
5 months ago

thats just wrong

sydney horton
Community Member
5 months ago

But hilarious

sydney horton
Community Member
5 months ago

That's mean

Tree Brown-Dowell
Community Member
5 months ago

that is sooooo funny! props to you

Cadence Wical
Community Member
5 months ago

RIP humans of the earth

Hayden Simmons
Community Member
5 months ago

STANKY FISHY

Coco Malabu
Community Member
1 year ago

wow that would smell really bad

Gëna Froggatt
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

ROFLMAO 🤣 if only I knew where to get this stuff, I know someone I’d love to prank with this; My estranged mother is OCD about cleanliness and having a scented home if visitors come. So if the door is knocked on, she runs around her bungalow with her arm and air freshener reaching into each room and blasting it. She never cared about it affecting my asthma. I haven’t visited her in 9 years now, I’m done with her but my sons go once or twice a year to visit her. Once they’re allowed in, their lungs are instantly violated with febreze or whatever she has at that current time. It would not be easy to swap the cans as the air freshener cans in the uk do not have adhesive labels but the cans are painted. Would be hilarious for her OCD to fill her home with eau de poisson

Alexa Cassels
Community Member
1 year ago

Whoever sprays this will get a bad odor in the room!

Josie Marston
Community Member
2 years ago

Evil

kawaii gurl #1
Community Member
1 year ago

sooo doing it!

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FAKENAME FAKENAME
Community Member
3 years ago

But shrimp is delicious!!!

WhiteFox
Community Member
2 years ago

hell yeah bro :D

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LaurieLambries
Community Member
5 years ago

That would really piss me off. That would not go away for a very long time.

Khristian Persaud
Community Member
7 months ago

I LOVE SHRIMP, I WOULD DO THIS ANYTIME

Alexa Cassels
Community Member
1 year ago

[insert barfing emoji here]

DeLana Post
Community Member
1 year ago

disgusting

Ianna Ferguson
Community Member
1 year ago

where in da world do you get sh*t shrimp from?

Kawika Hanaike
Community Member
1 year ago

Can't you Read?? It's Bait Spray.

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Mary Wallace
Community Member
1 year ago

Where would anyone find "shrimp scent?" that's the real prank

Mary Wallace
Community Member
1 year ago

where would anyone find shrimp scent?? that's the real prank ;)

kawaii gurl #1
Community Member
1 year ago

go to a bait shop doy

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Zash
Community Member
1 year ago

THAT'S EVIL

Mon217Y
Community Member
2 years ago

How do you do That???

Elizabeth Guzman
Community Member
2 years ago

Yessss

Kaylan Haslacker
Community Member
2 years ago

OMGG

Haley Forsloff
Community Member
2 years ago

YES

WhiteFox
Community Member
2 years ago

my class once had a party and somebody brought in shrimp crackers. I was the only one who liked them;)

Amadeus Ng
Community Member
3 years ago

It's gonna stink high heavens

Gabriele A. Foley
Community Member
3 years ago

Hahahahah

ABRIEL CARNES
Community Member
3 years ago

Sounds funny but would never do

FearSheOwl
Community Member
3 years ago

Ok awesome but also just harsh too

Nathan Twaragowski
Community Member
3 years ago

Ehh... funny. :-)

Madi
Community Member
4 years ago

Ohhhhh......cruel

salonstella23
Community Member
4 years ago

wow good prank

SkyeOakley
Community Member
5 years ago

Thats minging

MorganAu
Community Member
5 years ago

i don't use air freshener

VickiBrookes
Community Member
5 years ago

Smelly Oder

SonataDapkute
Community Member
5 years ago

oh my!

sctntxtn13
Community Member
5 years ago

Where would you buy that?

DavidL.
Community Member
5 years ago

pet store

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#12

Prank At Walmart

Prank At Walmart

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AustinNguyen
Community Member
5 years ago

Snake in a cabbage

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#13

Leave A Surprise For Whoever Redoes The Carpet

Leave A Surprise For Whoever Redoes The Carpet

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CathrynBlackwell
Community Member
5 years ago

Redoes?

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#14

The Cage Copier

The Cage Copier

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KristineNelson
Community Member
5 years ago

When someone tries to copy something, Nicolas Cage's face would appear on their copy.

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#15

Paint Soap With Clear Nail Polish And Leave It In The Shower

Paint Soap With Clear Nail Polish And Leave It In The Shower

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KristineNelson
Community Member
5 years ago

The soap wouldn't lather...

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#16

Install An Airhorn As A Door Wall Protector

Install An Airhorn As A Door Wall Protector

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AustinNguyen
Community Member
5 years ago

Good idea... the pressure from the horn will blast the door back... :P lol I'm not that stupid

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#17

Bathroom Is Occupied

Bathroom Is Occupied

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L.E.X
Community Member
5 years ago

He must have wuitw the sump to take!

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#18

Cups Full Of Water

Cups Full Of Water

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ElizabethBerrien
Community Member
5 years ago

More work for whoever has to fill the cups and place them, than for whoever ends up dumping them out. Wasteful, too.

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#19

Offer Them Some Water In An Original Way

Offer Them Some Water In An Original Way

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MayaAb
Community Member
5 years ago

How?

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#20

Mentos Prank

Mentos Prank

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Alexander Gallo
Community Member
3 years ago

#SuperRocket

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#21

Chicken Soup Shower

Chicken Soup Shower

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Pemberton
Community Member
5 years ago

I'll do this to my flatmate!

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#22

Plant Your Own Lawn In The Office

Plant Your Own Lawn In The Office

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BrandinHunter
Community Member
5 years ago

I would actually keep this at my desk

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#23

Chewbacca Roar Contest

Chewbacca Roar Contest

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JessicaYocom
Community Member
5 years ago

Oh that's good. I'd laugh so hard if someone did this to me.

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#24

Turn Their Cubicle Into A Bathroom

Turn Their Cubicle Into A Bathroom

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DavidL.
Community Member
5 years ago

bwahaha brilliant!

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#25

Make Dinner For Your Friends

Make Dinner For Your Friends

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CynthiaPrice
Community Member
5 years ago

I can't tell what the object is.

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#26

Leave This In Your Roommate's Bathroom On April Fools' Day With The Door Shut

Leave This In Your Roommate's Bathroom On April Fools' Day With The Door Shut

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LaraTurner
Community Member
4 years ago

I would be so scared if that happens to me

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#27

Give Them An Office Technology Upgrade

Give Them An Office Technology Upgrade

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551de069e91f0
Community Member
5 years ago

That is SO hilarious!

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#28

Fake Poop

Fake Poop

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GloomySunFlower
Community Member
5 years ago

=)))))))))) this prank's never old

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#29

Mix Skittles, M&m's And Reese's Pieces

Mix Skittles, M&m's And Reese's Pieces

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EmaSklepic
Community Member
5 years ago

i don't understand whats bad about this O.o

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#30

Infest Their Office With (fake) Rats

Infest Their Office With (fake) Rats

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WouterdeRoos
Community Member
5 years ago

This is just expensive!

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