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
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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#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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#4

A Smart Joke On A Public Notice

A Smart Joke On A Public Notice

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#5

Alaskan Office Joke

Alaskan Office Joke

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#6

Office Joke

Office Joke

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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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#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
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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#10

The Office Fridge Prank

The Office Fridge Prank

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#11

Do Not Deny My Needs

Do Not Deny My Needs

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BusLady
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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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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#15

Not Accepting Change

Not Accepting Change

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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
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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#19

My English Teachers Response To A Grammar Nazi

My English Teachers Response To A Grammar Nazi

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GB1997
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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#24

I'm A Manger

I'm A Manger

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BusLady
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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#27

Please Keep The Door Closed

Please Keep The Door Closed

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#28

Days Without Sacarsm

Days Without Sacarsm

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#29

Free Market Competition

Free Market Competition

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Ladies and Gentlemen
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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Nini Meow
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That one cross and a wink 🤣🤣🤣

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#31

Vegan Vs. Carnivore Support Groups

Vegan Vs. Carnivore Support Groups

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#32

Employees Must Wash Hands

Employees Must Wash Hands

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Toby Comics
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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#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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#35

I Mostly Prefer Tomato Sauce

I Mostly Prefer Tomato Sauce

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#36

My Response To This Idiotic Poster

My Response To This Idiotic Poster

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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
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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#41

In Response To An Over Protective Parent

In Response To An Over Protective Parent

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Naima Ivansdóttir
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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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#43

Do As I Say, Not As I Do

Do As I Say, Not As I Do

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#44

Sorry For The Choice Of Font

Sorry For The Choice Of Font

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#45

Jesus Is Watching You

Jesus Is Watching You

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#46

It's My Beret Now

It's My Beret Now

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stellermatt
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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#51

Lost Dog

Lost Dog

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SeamusRGN
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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

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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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#54

These Are Posted On My Office's Fridge

These Are Posted On My Office's Fridge

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#55

Just Say No To Whimsical Fonts

Just Say No To Whimsical Fonts

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#56

You Are Very Strange

You Are Very Strange

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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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#58

That's Not Suspicious At All

That's Not Suspicious At All

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