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Movie Trailer Voice Prank

Movie Trailer Voice Prank

In a world where nothing interesting happens, one man will use his voice to turn ordinary people into movie stars. Break teamed up with Jon Bailey – the voice behind Honest Trailers – and made up funny movies about passers by.

Japanese Dino Prank

Japanese Dino Prank

We already featured some well executed pranking that involved a realistic raptor costume with plenty of good reactions as a result but none of those quite compare to the terrified scampering of the one victim in this clip.

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90º Room Prank

90º Room Prank

(NSFW: Language) Last year YouTuber Tall Tales turned his brother’s room pink to get back at him for messing up his Facebook page. This year he decided to turn his brother’s room sideways. And so the war begins anew.

The Panhandler Prank

The Panhandler Prank

College Humor sets up a common scenario – a man walks onto the subway with a cup in hand, addressing his audience loudly – but all is not as it seems. While it’s a pretty funny prank, it also tests their assumptions about stereotypes.

Sleeping Guitar Player Prank

Sleeping Guitar Player Prank

A big dude who likes to sleep with his shirt off gets played – by himself – thanks to some prankster who draws a picture of a guitar on his belly with lotion. We agree with one YouTube commenter that this guy is Chris Griffin, IRL.

The Human GPS Prank

The Human GPS Prank

College Humor rigged a NYC taxi cab with a special GPS which was remotely voiced by a comedian in a follow car who could observe the passengers with a hidden camera. They need to combine this with Taxicab Confessions.

Split Man Illusion Prank

Split Man Illusion Prank

We can’t imagine how magician Andy Gross manages to contort his body to pull off his Split Man illusion, but he does a great job scaring the crap out of bystanders with it. Nice sandbox faceplant there.

Bungee Jump Prank

Bungee Jump Prank

After being forced to wear a blindfold for two hours during his bachelor party, this groom with a fear of heights is tricked into thinking that he’s about to go bungee jumping by his evil groomsmen. Norwegians can be so cruel.

Talking Car Alarm Prank

Talking Car Alarm Prank

“My name is Car. Please refer to me as Car.” With all the amazing technology we’re hearing about these days, it only takes a little push to convince people that KITT could exist. Then again, a little skepticism goes a long way.

Harvey Asks About Harvey

Harvey Asks About Harvey

Like hockey players, baseball pros are not that easy to recognize when they’re in plain clothes. Especially if they haven’t been in the league for a long time. That doesn’t make this prank less funny though.

Video Game Prank Calls

Video Game Prank Calls

YouTuber ICEnJAM makes prank calls to establishments using soundbites from video game characters. The linked video features Skyrim’s Septimus Signus asking librarians for a copy of The Elder Scrolls. Indeed!

Ice Cream Truck Prank

Ice Cream Truck Prank

Pranksters Roman Atwood and Dennis Roady punked people hoping to cool off from the summer heat with an icy treat. Can you still call it a harmless prank if it leads to crushing disappointment? Give them their Choco Tacos!

The Yearbook Outfit

The Yearbook Outfit

In the 70s, elementary teacher Dale Irby accidentally ended up wearing the exact same shirt and sweater in his yearbook photo for two years in a row. Then his wife dared him to keep it up. His final tally? A 40-year streak.

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Princess Room Makeover

Princess Room Makeover

(NSFW: Language) HeartlessCorporation and his friends redecorated their friend’s room, giving it an adorable princess theme. The thing is, their friend is a grown man named Tom. Shots of the room here.

Photoshop Live

Photoshop Live

With some help from hidden cameras, a Photoshop magician makes a few commuters wait for the bus a little less interminable. Cool but also a little unnerving to realize just how fast someone can now retouch your life.

The 1860s Bar Prank

The 1860s Bar Prank

In one of its most complex pranks ever, Improv Everywhere took a few unsuspecting bar patrons back to the late 19th century. The group used the appropriate costumes and props, and even priced the beer accordingly.

Star Wars Elevator Prank

Star Wars Elevator Prank

The Jesterlads have a member of the Sith Order. He can stop elevator doors from closing with just a wave of his hand… and a friend who keeps pressing the elevator buttons outside. Not everyone’s impressed though.

Orchestra Pranks

Orchestra Pranks

An orchestra performs a variety of pranks, popping up to surprise passersby, adding a triangle player to the band, and trolling people as they try to cross the street. Despite being the first one, the Psycho one is still our fave.

Headless Driver Prank

Headless Driver Prank

The bane of drive thrus Rahat has not run out of scary props. This time he wears a headless neck prop. Either folks know him by his car by now or somehow an invisible guy is scarier than a headless one.

What Kinda Toppings You Got?

What Kinda Toppings You Got?

Comedian Greg Benson and his pal troll a Domino’s Pizza staff by asking for nonexistent toppings. A brute-force prank that turns into gold thanks to the willing victim on the other end of the line.

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Walking Backwards Prank

Walking Backwards Prank

Improv Everywhere had over 2,000 people walk backwards through Times Square. They didn’t take many pictures because “it’s impossible to take a photo of someone going backwards.” Also if the prank never happened.

Angry Dad Hunts Easter Eggs

Angry Dad Hunts Easter Eggs

(NSFW: Language) How do you get your old man to go an Easter egg hunt? First, hide his possessions in the eggs. Second, be a serial prankster so your dad knows that he has no choice but to look for the damn eggs.

Gmail Blue

Gmail Blue

Google revolutionizes its industry-leading e-mail application Gmail, by redesigning and recreating something while at the same time keeping it exactly the same. Ironically, “Blue” is the codename for the next version of Windows.

The End of YouTube

The End of YouTube

All good things must come to an end. Or so says Google, who claims that YouTube is shutting down, but not before they announce the best YouTube video ever. While you’re waiting for that, check out Google’s other new projects.

Pudding Poop Prank

Pudding Poop Prank

YouTuber JaseHunter pulled off a very simple prank. What makes it really cruel is that he knew that his victim is pathologically afraid of poop. The guy’s reaction is unsettling. Also funny.

Lake Pothole 2

Lake Pothole 2

(NSFW: Language) YouTuber AkonTpain17 and his other friends dared one of their buddies to baptize his new shoes by jumping into a puddle. They’re just shoes right? Is it just a puddle though?

Wake-up Fire Prank

Wake-up Fire Prank

Here’s a wake up prank that’s right up there with the other ones we’ve seen. YouTuber Roman Atwood punks noted YouTube prankster Tom Mabe. Talk about dedication to their craft.

Wake-up Prank Compilation

Wake-up Prank Compilation

(NSFW: Language) …aka A Guide to People You Don’t Want to be Friends With. Some of the meanest ways to wake up someone, compiled by Clip Nation. The banana and TV one is priceless.

Elevator Murder Experiment

Elevator Murder Experiment

We like to think that we’d have the guts to help someone in need, but when the situation presents itself few of us have the guts to follow through. An unsettling viral video for Dead Man Down.

Invisible Dog Prank

Invisible Dog Prank

Rhett and Link drop unsuspecting subjects into a test chamber, wearing headphones driven with DTS’ Headphone:X technology to see how they react to an incredibly real sounding angry dog.

Chocolate Egg Prank

Chocolate Egg Prank

A mean, mean man presented this little guy with what he claimed was a “new kind” of Kinder Ovo, an egg-shaped chocolate candy. It was egg-shaped all right. We’re all going to hell now.

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