How many times has it happened to you that you have picked up the phone, only to be asked a question, “Sir, is your refrigerator running?”, and when you answer in the affirmative, you are squirming knowing that the response is going to be hardly funny, “Then why aren’t you running after it.” The only thing on the planet that is worse than a bad joke is a bad prank call. While these may be harmless practical jokes, they are hardly funny, which is missing the point of the entire exercise. In this article, we give you some funny ideas that will truly tickle the bone and will have you rolling on the floor in laughter.
Some of the funniest of pranks are those that are made to friends whom you know well and, therefore, you can kid around with for as long as you want. You know what their breaking point is and you know how long you can stretch the joke for.
Call up the person you are planning to play the prank on and ask for a fictitious person. The answer most obviously would be Wrong number. Call up the person several times over the next few hours, and in different disguised voices, ask for this person. At the end of the day, call up the person you are playing the prank on and say, “I am (name of fictitious person). Do you have any messages for me.”
Place a call to the local pizza place and insist on ordering for Chinese food. When they say they don’t serve the cuisine, throw a tantrum, and tell them why they should cater to customer needs.
Place a call to the person you are playing a prank on. When the person picks up the phone and says Hello, answer with a Hello. Then when they ask who you are insist that they called you and they should tell you who they are. Another twist on this would be to repeat everything that the person on the other end says.
This is one of the pranks to pull on your brother if you are trying to make him pay for something he did. When he is out with his friends, place a call to him and pretend to be an engineer from the cellular phone service. Tell him that there have been some issues with the network line and that they are checking the same for voice clarity and quality. Ask him to repeat what you say. Get him to repeat some stupid and nonsensical phrases but before going there start off with simple statements. You will have the pleasure of listening to his friends cackling in the background.
Call up a friend and pretend to be someone who is offering them a job. Praise their skills and how they have been recommended by several industry specialists. This is bound to make them happy and then start playing the fool with them. Ask for their email id and repeat it to them but with a mistake. When they try to correct you, ask them whether they are questioning your skills and abilities. It is bound to make them nervous. The call can end in a good laugh all around.
Call up your victim (a guy) and as soon as he picks up the phone, get a girl to say, “Hey, you need to know something. It is bad news…. I’m pregnant.” There is no guy on this planet who will not be freaked out by a sudden call like that.
Call up the person you are using the prank idea on and announce that you are an RJ and that the victim has won a one night’s stay at one of the most luxurious hotels in the city. Now proceed to tell him that in order to receive the voucher, he needs to answer some questions. Ask him some of the most embarrassing questions that you can think of.
Call up a random number and as soon as the person picks up the phone ask him or her, “Where do babies come from?” This can be a brilliant prank to play on someone if you are aiming at embarrassing them.
So now you know what are the good pranks to play on unsuspecting victims expecting a normal phone conversation. So go ahead and make that call and have a ball laughing.