Wild Office Pranks That Evil Coworkers Have Pulled on Each Other
Laughing in the office is a great way to recharge after working hard. Why not make the average workday better with some pranks? Some fun stunts might just bring everyone together.
Need some inspiration for tricks to start the ultimate prank war? We've got you covered. Take a look at these wild office pranks that evil coworkers have pulled on each other.
Try Not to Make a Mess
Some office bathrooms are already dirty. If you want to make it worse, follow in the footsteps of this bad boy. The worker toyed with the toilet by covering it with plastic wrap. Can you guess how surprised everyone in the office was?
Pimp My Ride
Some people may argue that the best part of the workday is when you get to leave and go home. However, some folks like to take work home with them. Others have no choice because they have mischievous coworkers.
There's nothing like cookies to cheer up your colleagues. Cookies are sweet and fun to eat. But it's also fun and easy to fool people with treats during a prank war. This mischievous worker turned everyone's favorite cookie into a gross snack.
A Game of Thrones
The most important part of a desk setup is the chair. Many employees pick a comfy chair that meets their needs. Others tend to choose furniture that goes with their personalities. One employee believed his manager, Mr. Kaple, needed a new seat.
Hide Your Staplers
The hit series The Office gave the world a taste of what life is like at a paper company. One of the employees, Jim Halpert, entertained himself by playing pranks on his coworkers. The king prankster inspired many people in real life to commit their own misdeeds.
Be Careful What You Tell Your Coworkers
David Michael Hasselhoff, a.k.a. The Hoff, was one of the most-watched men on TV a few decades ago. It's easy to see why people are obsessed with him. He starred in hit series like Knight Rider and Baywatch, a show famous for its slow-motion scenes of the cast running in swimsuits.
One employee arrived at the office and assumed a pile of paperwork would be sitting on her desk. Instead, she found her entire cubicle wrapped in tin foil, including the computer, chair, floor, printer and photo frames. Everything was shiny!
Ring Ring Banana Phone
Want to have some fun at work, but not cause a huge scene? One easy office prank is replacing the phone with a banana. It's an oldie but a goodie. When the phone is ringing, the automatic response is to grab the handset without looking at it.
A “Nice” Treat
Skittles, M&M’s and Reese’s are all delicious in their own unique way. However, naughty jokesters know how to make them not so tasty. One employee mixed all three in a bowl and left it in the breakroom for colleagues. That’s when hilarity ensued.
Look Under the Seat
You've probably heard the saying, "Look before you leap." These are wise words that employees should follow, especially around April Fools’ Day. One classic chair prank is the whoopee cushion. If you don't look at your seat, you may set off "raspberry" noises in the office.
Time to Have a Ball
It's common for kids to play in ball pits. But adult ball pits are trending. These playrooms are showing up in more offices around the world. But what if your company says that you can't have a ball pit room?
The Printer Is Now Called Bob Marley
Anything can go wrong with printers. They run out of ink or print too slowly all the time. Even worse, these devices break more often than you can count. Sounds frustrating, right? Well, one employee figured out a way to make fun of a bad situation.
Slip ‘n’ Slide > Ice Cream
When the temperature rises in the summer, many offices provide nice, cold treats for their employees. However, one company said, "Who cares about ice cream?" They decided to get into some trouble and create an indoor slip ‘n’ slide right in the middle of the office.
Coworker-Approved Ways to Eat at Work
Not all foods are appropriate to consume in the office. Some foods have strong smells that linger and can make employees sick and nauseous. It's best to avoid bringing these dishes into the workplace. But does everyone listen?
Imagine taking a tour of the office to discover dinosaurs hosting a meeting in one room. Here we have a triceratops, pterodactyl, velociraptor and T. rex discussing the quarter's financial numbers. These hilarious costumes definitely lifted spirits in the office.
The Perfect Crime
Americans are fascinated by true crime. If you don't believe us, check out the long list of popular crime documentaries, shows and podcasts in the U.S. But we wouldn't suggest faking your death unless it's for a fun and friendly office prank.
Who Ordered This Rubbish?
Messing with someone else's phone is pretty evil, but all's fair in prank wars, right? This employee came to their desk and found the phone completely wrapped up in rubber bands. The prankster gets bonus points for leaving the phone plugged in.
Add Some Color to the Office
Is the office space looking bland? No worries; your office prankster will find a way to liven up the building one way or another. This jokester got creative with sticky notes and covered an entire room with them, including the chair and desk.
18. Jurassic Parking Lot
If there's anything we've learned from Jurassic Park, it's that dinosaurs are terrifying, especially the ones with giant jaws and sharp teeth. So imagine how employees felt when they saw this dino in the parking lot. That's not cute at all.
This Mouse Is a Gamechanger
Bacon has many great uses. You can add it to salads and wrap it around other meats. It's the perfect combination of salt and fat to make everything extra tasty and fun. One prankster came up with a way to use bacon in the office.
The Tables Have Turned
It makes sense to wear a Michael Myers costume to terrify coworkers at the office. There's just something creepy about that mask and those coveralls. But could we scare the terrorizing villain instead? One person had the guts to find out.
20. No Donuts Today!
It's a nice gesture when people bring in treats to the office. The most common baked goods to make appearances are donuts, a.k.a. little circles of happiness. When someone sends an email that there are donuts in the breakroom, the majority of the office runs to snatch one.
22. A Greener Office
Want to go green in the office? There are many benefits to adding plants to your workspace. They reduce stress, boost productivity and clean the air. However, there are also wrong ways to grow plants in the workplace.
24. Advanced Threat Protection?
The security team is always warning the office to protect themselves from online threats. Some people download antivirus software, while others don't really care. This employee saw a colleague ignoring the IT department’s suggestions, so they came up with a hilarious solution.
25. When You Need More Pictures in Your Office
Sometimes, it's hard to decorate the workplace. Do you need more plants, color or photos? One worker couldn't figure it out, so the office troublemaker decided it was time to step up to the plate. What could go wrong? Everything.
26. How to Make a Room Pop
One of the best pranks you can pull with your colleagues at work is filling up the entire office with balloons. In this case, the team packed an individual's workspace with hundreds of balloons. It looked like an office filled with giant jelly beans.
27. It’s Minecraft O’clock
Want to build a cool office? Sometimes, you need to bring a piece of home with you into the workplace. That's definitely what this menace did to pull a prank on one of their coworkers. They found inspiration from an addictive video game.
28. It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
Many folks look forward to the holidays in December. They get hyped up by decorating their homes with Christmas lights and blasting Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You." Why not bring the holiday spirit into the office?
29. Breaking the Rules
For those who work in a lab or recording studio or just anywhere around expensive electronics, no liquids allowed near the equipment is a common rule. Spills can damage the machines and cost a fortune in repairs or replacements. However, one coworker from hell wanted to play a mean prank on their team.
30. Snacks for Days
There's always that one coworker who gets up to eat the same snack every day. It could be cookies, nuts, granola bars or chips. Whatever snack it is, it leads to a shortage for everyone else who wants some. So this employee gave the coworker a reason to never leave their desk.