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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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.

Totally a Dragon
Community Member
1 year ago

It wouldn't work, the picture is above the paper.

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EleanorTotten
Community Member
5 years ago

I do not understand.... Can somone explain please?

LaurieKnight
Community Member
5 years ago

Nicholas Cage photo attached to the underside of the photo copier. Everything you print will have his face on it. :)

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HANIN RAHMANY
Community Member
5 months ago

hahaha

Nicholas Knight
Community Member
5 months ago

MOMMMY

Hannalee Tecleab
Community Member
5 months ago

thats so creepy

sydney horton
Community Member
5 months ago

Yeah haha hallarias

KT Anne
Community Member
1 year ago

This has given me a perfect idea: April fool's tomorrow. I'll wait for my brother to fall asleep tonight and place Nicolas Cage's face on the ceiling so when he wakes up, he sees it staring back at him! XD wonder if this will actually work

Alexa Cassels
Community Member
1 year ago

Change the picture to change the copy!

Eugene Hollman
Community Member
6 months ago

that wouldn't work because there would be a paper over it

Susan Wigner
Community Member
1 year ago

You’d have to remove someone’s original when they’re not looking, or convince them the original is on the glass ready to go, then when they hit start it will all come out cage - I’m using George Clooney myself 😍

Emma Lynn
Community Member
1 year ago

Cage photo copy bomb lol

Ianna Ferguson
Community Member
1 year ago

That looks like a stalker, that's after me

Gëna Froggatt
Community Member
1 year ago

😂😂😂

Araya Redd
Community Member
2 years ago

KristineNelson I knkw that 🙄

Max mel
Community Member
2 years ago

lol

Nathan Twaragowski
Community Member
3 years ago

Ha!

shonadarling18
Community Member
4 years ago

Best april fool whatsapp statuses on http://www.statusworld.co.in/2016/03/april-fool-status-wishes-pranks-ideas-tricks.html

DerpzQueen
Community Member
5 years ago

XD

JoshAnderson
Community Member
5 years ago

I really want this to work, but it can't. The paper being copied goes in front of Cage's faceIf you taped his face to the glass it'd be seen

MorganAu
Community Member
5 years ago

troll

zarasarahsara
Community Member
5 years ago

the face is covered by the sheet usually, so it makes no difference. usually.

VickiBrookes
Community Member
5 years ago

Put a number under the photo would be better

AngelitaWhite
Community Member
5 years ago

Good one...

DragonLlyonaFang(方雨龍)
Community Member
5 years ago

Egbert what did you do this time

Haley Forsloff
Community Member
2 years ago

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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5 years ago

This is just expensive!

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