Six Outrageous Office Pranks

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Nothing livens up the work day or gets HR's attention better than a good old office prank. Here's a collection of some of the best, or worst, depending on your perspective.

Cubicle to Cottage

When a co-worker went away for business, the rest of the office teamed up to give his working space an extreme home makeover. By the time they are done with it, the improved cube has a mailbox and functional ceiling fan.

Prank YouTube Video

An unsuspecting employee opens a link to a to a YouTube video of a dot moving through a maze. Just when they started concentrating on the video, an image of Linda Blair from The Exorcist pops up. Needless to say, not a pleasant experience.

Surprise Meeting

When you exit a Porta Potty, the last thing you expect is to walk out to anything different than the same setting as when you entered. While those being pranked were in the portable toilet, a prop office was set up outside, featuring a long table with a meeting in progress. Confusion ensues.

Labatt Blue Golf Balls

Featured in a Commercial for Canadian beer company Labatt, this office prank could possibly be the most frustrating on the list to clean up. While one employee is in the office, two co-workers fill his car with golf balls. Quite a tedious prank to set up, well worth the reward.

Missing Hallway

Possibly the most intricate prank on the list, these pranksters covered a hallway entrance in their office building with drywall to make it look as if the hallway had never been there in the first place. The video shows the priceless reaction from the company's CEO.

Bathroom Switch

While job applicants are in the interview process, the pranksters set up a bathroom with the door to the bathroom being the door the interviewees used to enter the room. When trying to leave, they are encountered by a man on the toilet who then throws a roll of toilet paper at each of those being pranked.

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