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# Prank

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This guy left a note to his parents saying the gaff had been 'robbed'
This woman's terrifying 'dead body' prank is causing absolute panic
This tiny baby is going viral on Facebook for expertly pranking her poor dad
13 hilarious autocorrect pranks played on unsuspecting mothers
Teens are changing 'no' to 'HELL YEAH' in their mams' phones (with A++ results)
Ronaldo disguises himself as bearded street performer to play prank in Madrid
Watch what happened when an idiot YouTuber jumped into the River Thames on a dare
A TV show convinced Paris Hilton she was going to die in a terrifying plane crash prank
This guy went to great lengths to prank airline passengers flying over his house
This groom was arrested for 'wasting police time' -- but it was just an elaborate stunt
This guy played the cruellest Charlie Charlie prank on his sister
This airport announcement prank is the definition of banter
One of the men from that 'f**k her right in the p***y' video has been sacked
This prankster went around tickling the beards of Irish lads and their reactions were brilliant
Son scares the bejaysus out of his dad in cruel (but hilarious) late-night prank
Everyone is falling for this hilariously evil iPhone selfie prank
Oh nothing, just the greatest prank ever played
Ex-Leinster man Sexton got pranked by his Super Rugby teammates
A Maths lecturer pulled a brilliant video projector stunt on his students
Hulk Hogan has just fallen for the oldest Twitter prank in the book
New Zealand radio hosts asked the whole country to help them prank their colleagues
This girl's April Fools' joke backfired in the worst way possible
YouTube's contribution to April Fools' Day is a joy to behold
Pompous art experts were tricked into critiquing a €10 IKEA painting
Man calls political talk show, executes amazing Fresh Prince prank
This card prank proves that little sisters just can't be trusted
Royal hospital radio prank by Australian station was against the law
These guys are going around cutting off man buns straight from hipsters' heads
Coca-Cola got tricked into tweeting quotes from Mein Kampf on Twitter
This guy's ingenious mates just tricked him into getting stuck on a lamppost
Stuffed dog frightens the sh*te out of mum - over and over again
Irish local radio station falls for sneaky Home And Away-themed prank
Students use permanent marker on the whiteboard to fool their teacher in glorious prank
Guy trolls Tesco with claims that their pet shampoo turned his dog pink, Tesco respond
Firemen spend the year scaring the crap out of colleague, again and again
Irish mam thinks dog ate the Christmas ham, goes on swearing rampage
Evil snowman terrorises shoppers in cruel Christmas prank
Lad wakes up his roommate mid-slumber and scares the utter bejaysus out of him
Watch Waterford IT students prank their mate in cruel (and brilliant) fashion
This guy pretended to kill his kid for a prank, but did he go too far?