20 Excellent Office Pranks Your Coworkers Won't See Coming

Work is boring. Spice things up with these funny office pranks.

Let's face it, sometimes work can be a real drag, but it doesn't have to always be all work and no play. While the following fifteen pranks may seem like something Jim Halpern would do to Dwight Shrute on The Office, these are far more amusing because they're real.

This is what happens when you go on vacation and work with very funny people. With coworkers like these, who needs irritating clients?

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They Implied He Spends A Lot Of Time In The Bathroom

Via 22 Words.

Might as well move your whole office in there, right? Or vice versa. 

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They Papered His Cubicle In Bieber.

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Via Pleated-Jeans.

Looks like someone has a serious case of Bieber Fever, and his prognosis isn't great.

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Bacon-Wrapped Mouse, Anyone?

Via Tumblr.

Wait... I'm confused. It's bacon, but I don't want to eat it. What is happening??? 

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Via YouTube.

The AutoRevo Corporate  posted this video of an elaborate prank their employees pulled on their National Sales Director, who'd been on vacation for two weeks.  Watch the video to see his priceless reaction.

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Via YouTube.

This has to be one of the most labor-intensive office pranks of all time, and it begs the question, "How many executives does it take to figure out their office has been pranked?"

The video, which has been viewed almost 8 million times on YouTube, shows what happens when industrious employees build an entirely new wall in the executives' office area.  Watch it here:

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They Turned A Cube Into A Crime Scene

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Via LOLpranks.com.

Sometimes it does feel like work is going to kill you. 

R.I.P. Productivity!

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They Acknowledged Her Love of Cats

Via Imgur.
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They Planted Grass In Her Keyboard

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Via Flickr.

So simple, but so irritating!  The best part about this trick is that it's a slow burn.  One day you notice a little green thing sprouting through your keyboard, then the next day, there are more... and more... and more.

You could also go all in and cover their entire office with sod, .

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They Filled Her Office With Stuffed Rats

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Via lolpranks.com.

Somebody told her coworkers she didn't like rodents, so....

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They Made An Air Horn Door Stop

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Via Reddit.

Public Service Announcement: Don't try this one if your coworkers have a heart condition, unless you feel like taking a ride in an ambulance today.

Alternatively, you could attach the air horn to their , like a much louder and more intense Whoopie Cushion.

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They Replaced His Workspace With Cardboard

Via Dark Roasted Blend.

So much cardboard.

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They Swapped Out The Office Hand Sanitizer

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Via Imgur.

"Why are my hands so slippery?!"

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They Told Their Boss He's Self-Absorbed

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Via Reddit.

In the most artistic Andy Warhol way possible, but still.

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They Turned A Cubicle Into A Tiki Bar

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Via Womansday.com.

It's 5 o'clock somewhere, and that place is right here!

When their colleague returned from a trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, her coworkers decided to ease her transition with this tropical paradise.  If I were her, I'd never take this down.

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They Filled An Office With Balloons

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Via Reddit.

Hundreds and hundreds of balloons.

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They Designed A Spooktacular Castle

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Via Pinterest.

Just in time for Halloween....

 

See also: 20 VERY Funny April Fool's Day Pranks!

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They Held His Calls. ALL of Them.

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Via Flickr.

This is another variation of the classic "put the phone/stapler in a Jell-o mold" trick, but no less hilarious (or annoying).

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They Used A Few Post-It Notes

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Via Womansday.com.

When an employee was left out of an office-wide conference trip, he got even with his coworkers by covering every available work surface with yellow Post-it notes. 

5,300 Post-its.

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Don't Hassel The Hoff!

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Via Huffington Post.

We started the list with Bieber, and we're ending it with David Hasselhoff. I'm not sure which is worse.

 

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Flashback to 8th Grade

Via Imgur.

What happens when your coworkers get their hands on a copy of your 8th grade yearbook photo? This. This is what happens.

Speaking of yearbook photos, here are 15 Hilarious Yearbook Quotes We Wish We'd Thought Of and 20 of the most hilariously weird senior portraits ever.

OR get a look at these kids who rocked seriously horrible haircuts on school picture day!

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At least when you screw up at work, millions of people aren't watching!