If you've ever worked in an office, used municipal buildings or lived in a city, chances are, you already know what public notices are — bland, dull, usually complaining and rarely funny posters that tell us somewhat useful information about all kinds of things. For a prankster, though, street signs or a note out in public is an easy opportunity to get a guaranteed audience for their smart jokes. When the note is a passive-aggressive complaint about something petty, the urge to give an appropriately hilarious response or make an office prank out of it must be downright irresistible!

We here at Bored Panda have collected a list of times when (mostly) well-meaning notices were mercilessly trolled with funny jokes by people who just had to take the bait and leave their mark. Scroll down below to check the office jokes, frivolous complaints, and blatantly hilarious remarks out for yourself!

#1

Funny Poster Spotted In Cambridge: Friendly Neighborhood Note Banter

Funny Poster Spotted In Cambridge: Friendly Neighborhood Note Banter

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Toby Comics 1 year ago

That's how counsel... rolls :D I'm going to regret that

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#2

Here Is An Office Joke

Here Is An Office Joke

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Toby Comics 1 year ago

Send 10 dollars in a brown paper bag!

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#3

The Coffee Maker At My Office Got A Public Notice

The Coffee Maker At My Office Got A Public Notice

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Toby Comics 1 year ago

Brew can do it!

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#4

A Smart Joke On A Public Notice

A Smart Joke On A Public Notice

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Cyndi H 1 year ago

This one made me laugh out loud

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#5

Alaskan Office Joke

Alaskan Office Joke

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Toby Comics 1 year ago

Make sure they're tastier too

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#6

Office Jokes

Office Jokes

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SnowyLynx 1 year ago

Life is full of disappointments

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#7

The People At This Office Couldn't Help Themselves With This Public Notice

The People At This Office Couldn't Help Themselves With This Public Notice

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Toby Comics 1 year ago

You CANT be mad at this

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#8

My School Tried Locking Us Out Of The Bathrooms. Retaliation Followed

My School Tried Locking Us Out Of The Bathrooms. Retaliation Followed

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Zenozenobee 1 year ago

What is that kind of punishment??? Let's punish averyone for the one guy that messed up? I hope no one is sick or this gonna be a real mess.

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#9

Smart Jokes

Smart Jokes

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Prashant Chaudhary 1 year ago

These cans! All are alike.

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#10

The Office Fridge Prank

The Office Fridge Prank

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Ladies and Gentlemen 1 year ago

Food thieves are worst, Still the last one is funny!

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#11

Do Not Deny My Needs

Do Not Deny My Needs

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BusLady 1 year ago

But short people need jobs, too! That's discrimination!

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#12

When Dad Leaves A Misspelled Note

When Dad Leaves A Misspelled Note

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Jessica A 1 year ago

I laughed way too hard at this. Handel does look rather taken aback!

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#13

Just Like My Ex

Just Like My Ex

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Linouchka 99 1 year ago

LOL !

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#14

The Poster On My Teacher's Door Was Tagged, This Was Her Response

The Poster On My Teacher's Door Was Tagged, This Was Her Response

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Night Owl 1 year ago

That's a good assessment

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#15

Not Accepting Change

Not Accepting Change

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Ladies and Gentlemen 1 year ago

Yeah.. you gotta deal with it, like it or not.

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#16

My School Has Motivational Photos Put Up Everywhere And This Is A Great Response To One Of Them

My School Has Motivational Photos Put Up Everywhere And This Is A Great Response To One Of Them

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Toby Comics 1 year ago

My friend told me he couldn't stand, being in a wheelchair

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#17

Emergency Exit

Emergency Exit

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Ladies and Gentlemen 1 year ago

That seal looks so frightened to be removed.

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#18

This Sign On A Vending Machine At My Work

This Sign On A Vending Machine At My Work

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#19

My English Teachers Response To A Grammar Nazi

My English Teachers Response To A Grammar Nazi

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GB1997 1 year ago

bossed it, as I was reading the 16 year old's note I was thinking shes going to wish she didn't do that...

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#20

Our Office Relocated Some Equipment. A Ninja Turtles Fan Had A Quick Response To The Posted Notice

Our Office Relocated Some Equipment. A Ninja Turtles Fan Had A Quick Response To The Posted Notice

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Mangoes'nRum 1 year ago

Because the old one went Kraang and stopped working...

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#21

Found This At Work Today

Found This At Work Today

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Ladies and Gentlemen 1 year ago

Open coffee can, get a fistful, shove it down your throat and drink warm water. Ta-Da!

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#22

An Appropriate Question

An Appropriate Question

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Zahida Perveen 1 year ago

Hoogabooga man maybe...

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#23

When Is A Door Not A Door?

When Is A Door Not A Door?

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Steve Bowman 1 year ago

When it's ajar!

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#24

I'm A Manger

I'm A Manger

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BusLady 1 year ago

Look at all the pin holes at the bottom of the notice. Lol

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#25

Leave The Office For 10 Mins

Leave The Office For 10 Mins

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r3dd3v1lL 1 year ago

Somewhere an environmentalist hippie is crying at the use of so much paper

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#26

Can You Recycle That?

Can You Recycle That?

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Toby Comics 1 year ago

I've bin recycling

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#27

Please Keep The Door Closed

Please Keep The Door Closed

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First Last 1 year ago

I like comic sans. Am i weird?

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#28

Days Without Sacarsm

Days Without Sacarsm

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Dian Ella Lillie 1 year ago

O days without a spelling mitsake...

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#29

Free Market Competition

Free Market Competition

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Ladies and Gentlemen 1 year ago

I want to take part in this game and make it a hell lot messier!

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#30

Check

Check

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WingedPug 1 year ago

'Cause we're different countries, chillchillpill. You wouldn't go to Spain and ask why they call 'em "Gatos" instead of "Cats".

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#31

Vegan Vs. Carnivore Support Groups

Vegan Vs. Carnivore Support Groups

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Night Owl 1 year ago

But I'm omnivore (as are most people).

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#32

Employees Must Wash Hands

Employees Must Wash Hands

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Toby Comics 1 year ago

Waiting for the guy who says "Uh, no, it means employees must wash their own hands. Duh!"

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#33

Okay, Who's The Wise Guy?

Okay, Who's The Wise Guy?

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A Dyke From The Dreamworld 1 year ago

BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY! BILL! BILL! BILL! BILL! BILL! BILL! BILL!

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#34

I Don't Know Why I Can't Stop Laughing At This

I Don't Know Why I Can't Stop Laughing At This

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birdhouse 1 year ago

Daves unite!

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#35

I Mostly Prefer Tomato Sauce

I Mostly Prefer Tomato Sauce

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Ladies and Gentlemen 1 year ago

Someone please add - "And leave the bones for the dog"

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#36

My Response To This Idiotic Poster

My Response To This Idiotic Poster

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Pamela24 1 year ago

Dear fellow grammar nazi, I salute you!

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#37

Saw This Sign Earlier. Made The Lower Sign And Posted It As A Joke

Saw This Sign Earlier. Made The Lower Sign And Posted It As A Joke

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Dian Ella Lillie 1 year ago

As a public service the second note should have included this URL: https://www.boredpanda.com/multi-level-marketing-pyramid-scheme-explained/

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#38

Someone Granted This A Passive-Aggressive World Record

Someone Granted This A Passive-Aggressive World Record

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Little Menace 1 year ago

Oww, this is a nice one. It's so beautifully sarcastic.

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#39

Friend Saw This On A Dorm Door. Which One Of You Did This?

Friend Saw This On A Dorm Door. Which One Of You Did This?

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Random Panda 1 year ago

I feel for the person who wrote the original note tho. Pot smells absolutely horrible and I hate it when I go to social events and someone decides to start smoking pot inside. Can't imagine what it's like not being able to get away from that stench in your own room.

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#40

Some People Just Want To Watch The World Burn

Some People Just Want To Watch The World Burn

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KaPOW 1 year ago

So evil, I love it

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#41

In Response To An Over Protective Parent

In Response To An Over Protective Parent

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Naima Ivansdóttir 1 year ago

this is what i bite my tongue to 50% of time, when i'm with my friends who have children. (the other 50% of time i do to "shut the fuck up before i beat the hell out of you, brat")

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#42

Post No Flyers

Post No Flyers

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Larkin Elliott (student) 1 year ago

So simple yet so efficient

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#43

Do As I Say, Not As I Do

Do As I Say, Not As I Do

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Jo Smith 1 year ago

This seems like a tense workplace.

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#44

Sorry For The Choice Of Font

Sorry For The Choice Of Font

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Night Owl 1 year ago

Using that font is out of order.

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#45

Jesus Is Watching You

Jesus Is Watching You

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Gerry Higgins 1 year ago

Jesus would turn the Cokes into wine. - Me 3:16

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#46

It's My Beret Now

It's My Beret Now

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stellermatt 1 year ago

that looks like the kind you'd find in a second hand store

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#47

How Many Scientists Does It Take?

How Many Scientists Does It Take?

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stellermatt 1 year ago

I change the toilet roll comically, does that still make me wrong?

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#48

Pushed Lots Of Buttons

Pushed Lots Of Buttons

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LOttawa 1 year ago

But did you start opening things??

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#49

Snack Machine's Getting Hungry

Snack Machine's Getting Hungry

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minerva15 1 year ago

The vending machines strike again! Don't trust them!

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#50

Spoiled Milk

Spoiled Milk

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Marie-Louise Chenois 1 year ago

Gotta hate that spoiled milk xD

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#51

Lost Dog

Lost Dog

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SeamusRGN 1 year ago

Please don't mess with lost pet signs. that's someones family.

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#52

No Staples Please

No Staples Please

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Night Owl 1 year ago

This got out of hand

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#53

This Is What Happens When People Submit Passive-Aggressive Office Memos Where I Work

This Is What Happens When People Submit Passive-Aggressive Office Memos Where I Work

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Kris B 1 year ago

I love ketchup from my head tomatoes

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#54

These Are Posted On My Office's Fridge

These Are Posted On My Office's Fridge

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7j6eqi 1 year ago

I can't believe people really do that.

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#55

Just Say No To Whimsical Fonts

Just Say No To Whimsical Fonts

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Patricia Ross 1 year ago

Why you hating on my sense of whimsey?

#56

You Are Very Strange

You Are Very Strange

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Dian Ella Lillie 1 year ago

Why would anyone take that person's home?

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#57

Office Politics: Not Eating Other People Is More Important Than Not Eating Other People's Food

Office Politics: Not Eating Other People Is More Important Than Not Eating Other People's Food

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Jagarundi 1 year ago

This is a Ricktatorship!

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#58

That's Not Suspicious At All

That's Not Suspicious At All

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#59

The Health Flyers At Work Are Getting A Little Weird

The Health Flyers At Work Are Getting A Little Weird

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Totally a Dragon 1 year ago

You can drink lava Only once though

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#60

Good Point

Good Point

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Aussie Stace 1 year ago

Or is it a notice

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#61

No "Cat Parts" In The Sink

No "Cat Parts" In The Sink

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Anne 1 year ago

Cat parts.... hmm.. what..I have questions.. what are cat parts?

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#62

Passive-Aggressive

Passive-Aggressive

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Tim Douglass 1 year ago

Someone doesn't understand liability.

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#63

Saw This Above The Urinals In The Bathroom At Work This Morning

Saw This Above The Urinals In The Bathroom At Work This Morning

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Random Panda 1 year ago

People who do shit like this are disgusting.

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#64

I Feel Bad For The Fly

I Feel Bad For The Fly

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Danger Noodle 1 year ago

I feel bad for the fly too :(

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#65

This Petition

This Petition

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Trixster Million 1 year ago

"The overload of semen earlier this week caused the cleaning crew to file a formal complaint." Exactly how much semen constitutes an "overload"?

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#66

Guess They Shouldn't Have Put "No Flyers" On The Board. Poor Petrie

Guess They Shouldn't Have Put "No Flyers" On The Board. Poor Petrie

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birdhouse 1 year ago

Poor Petrie, he just wants to be loved.

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