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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#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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#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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#5

Attach An Airhorn To Their Seat

Attach An Airhorn To Their Seat

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#7

Delight Their Taste Buds With Caramel Onions

Delight Their Taste Buds With Caramel Onions

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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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#9

Hang Kim Jong Un On The Staff Picture Wall

Hang Kim Jong Un On The Staff Picture Wall

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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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#11

Replace Air Freshener With Shrimp Scent

Replace Air Freshener With Shrimp Scent

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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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#14

The Cage Copier

The Cage Copier

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KristineNelson
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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#16

Install An Airhorn As A Door Wall Protector

Install An Airhorn As A Door Wall Protector

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AustinNguyen
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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#18

Cups Full Of Water

Cups Full Of Water

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ElizabethBerrien
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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#21

Chicken Soup Shower

Chicken Soup Shower

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#22

Plant Your Own Lawn In The Office

Plant Your Own Lawn In The Office

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#23

Chewbacca Roar Contest

Chewbacca Roar Contest

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JessicaYocom
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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#25

Make Dinner For Your Friends

Make Dinner For Your Friends

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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
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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#29

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

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

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#30

Infest Their Office With (fake) Rats

Infest Their Office With (fake) Rats

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