All Fools' Day, the day of tricks and hoaxes, is just a few days away. Some people may plan to fool others while others will just remain alert to avoid becoming the victim of any prank. At times, pranks can be cruel and fail terribly. Sometimes the pranks can boomerang in an insane way.
If you're planning to fool others on April Fools' Day, then you need to be cautious enough to avoid any loopholes in your prank.
Check out these April fool pranks that went totally wrong.
In spite of 'April Fools' written at the hill, many people got fooled and started to leave the area. The trick backfired, and the show producer of WNAC-TV in Boston was fired from the job.
Bruce Irvin tweeted that he was arrested for drunk driving. To his surprise, no one fell into his trap, and he was left with no other option but to confess that it was just an April Fool prank.
Hayleigh McBay sent a message to her boyfriend on 1st April 2015. She wrote, "I don't want to be with you anymore. I'm not happy." Her boyfriend responded hilariously to the joke. He replied, "Thank God you said it first." Later the girl found out that she became the victim of her own prank. The couple is still together.
This sweet girl was told by her mother that her dad brought a puppy for her. Few minutes later, her mom exclaimed that it was just an April fool prank and the girl started weeping badly. Bad idea!
Two friends decided to surprise their roommate with a cake. One of the friends hid himself beneath the cake. When the birthday boy was offered this mysterious cake, he ended up puking on his friend hidden under the cake. I am sure these guys won't dare to plan any prank now.
Radio jockeys possess the inborn talent of fooling their listeners. On 1st April 2002, Kansas City RJ proclaimed that dihydrogen monoxide contaminated the nearby water body. The residents lodged the complaint in the water department, and the RJ was badly criticised.
On 1st April 2000, a retired army personnel planned to scare the people in a mess hall at a military area in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. He wore an outfit similar to bear which made the officers attack him using shrapnel. The poor guy was even scolded, fined $5000 and stripped of his authority.
George Birko, a barber in Columbus, Ohio, had a naughty plan for April Fools' Day. He thought of wearing only a bow tie and pants at the salon. The shirtless man was accused of malicious behavior and fined heavily.
The Clerk of a clothing store called her boss to inform him about the robbery at the store. Before she could make another call to say 'April Fool', her boss sent police to the store. The poor lady was charged for inducing terror at the workplace.
In 1984, edition of the Rancho Alamitos High School newspaper was not permitted for distribution by the staff. A fake picture of the school girls posing for Playboy magazine photo shoot was featured in the newspaper. The school administrators were arrested for their mischievous behavior.