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Postby The Beatles » 29 Sep 2017, 12:09

As teens it was quite common to order takeaway to people's houses,usually massive amounts like just six omelettes from a Chinese menu. Of course once delivered and both the recipient and takeaway are pissed off, the offender will get called back with no answer.
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Postby Insouciant Western People » 29 Sep 2017, 12:15

When I was in high school, some kids who used to pick on me plagued my parents with this sort of thing, it went on for months. It caused my mum and dad a great deal of upset.

As a consequence, I take a pretty dim view of it. It's a cunt's trick.
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Postby gash on ignore » 29 Sep 2017, 12:16

Ringing up your headteacher and asking “ Is that Mr Hodgson on the line?”.

“Yes”

“THEN GET OFF, THERE’S A TRAIN COMING YOU TIT!”
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Re: practical jokes

Postby Goat Boy » 29 Sep 2017, 13:04

I went through a prank phonecall period when I was about 12.

Nothing bad or nuffink, I just used to phone people and do a Big Bopper impression (helloooo baaaaaby) and then giggle and hang up.

(that's really lame I know)
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Re: practical jokes

Postby Robert » 29 Sep 2017, 13:29

They can be great but for me it's the look on the victim's face that does it, so I would have to be there.

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Postby Minnie the Minx » 29 Sep 2017, 14:45

My elder brother had a friend at school who used to have access to animal carcasses. Him and his gang used to put cows eyeballs in the stainless steel water jugs at school and wait for kids to pour themselves some water.
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Postby Rayge » 29 Sep 2017, 15:01

for the first time in recorded history, I agree with Nick.
I never pranked anyone as a kid, and from an adult – unless it's part of a the culture among a group of friends – well, it's an indication of a mean spirit.
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Postby driftin » 29 Sep 2017, 15:14

If a practical joke doesn't leave the victim feeling better afterwards then it's not a practical joke, it's just being an arsehole.

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Postby Harvey K-Tel » 29 Sep 2017, 15:20

I was once set on fire as a practical joke, and collected 5 million dollars after suing the joker. I felt better after that.
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Postby Rayge » 29 Sep 2017, 15:27

Harvey K-Tel wrote:I was once set on fire as a practical joke, and collected 5 million dollars after suing the joker.


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Re: practical jokes

Postby sloopjohnc » 29 Sep 2017, 16:25

Mick Rickenbacker wrote:As teens it was quite common to order takeaway to people's houses,usually massive amounts like just six omelettes from a Chinese menu. Of course once delivered and both the recipient and takeaway are pissed off, the offender will get called back with no answer.


Can't do that anymore because you can see who called you on the phone - landline, and of course, cell.
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Postby sloopjohnc » 29 Sep 2017, 16:32

HALLELUGAH wrote:My elder brother had a friend at school who used to have access to animal carcasses. Him and his gang used to put cows eyeballs in the stainless steel water jugs at school and wait for kids to pour themselves some water.


That's a good one.

As 12-15 years old, before we could get a summer job, we'd each buy a shitload of firecrackers, bottle rockets and M80s and blow up mailboxes all day in my hometown. Not a whole lot of creativity or wit in that one.

My brother and his best friend got in trouble because one summer day they decided to make a dummy with my dad's old clothes, newspaper and stuff and put it in the middle of the road outside our house. We lived on a hairpin turn, where people usually went too fast, and a couple people got really freaked out when they thought they hit a real person. My brother and his friend watched from our deck which overlooked the street.
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Postby sloopjohnc » 29 Sep 2017, 16:35

There's a whole cable TV show devoted to these, Impractical Jokers, where four buddies from New York do dares with each other and pull practical jokes on people. They laugh like hyenas at each other when the jokes are barely mildly amusing. I hate it. My son loves it.
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Postby gash on ignore » 29 Sep 2017, 16:52

sloopjohnc wrote:
Mick Rickenbacker wrote:As teens it was quite common to order takeaway to people's houses,usually massive amounts like just six omelettes from a Chinese menu. Of course once delivered and both the recipient and takeaway are pissed off, the offender will get called back with no answer.


Can't do that anymore because you can see who called you on the phone - landline, and of course, cell.


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Postby Harvey K-Tel » 29 Sep 2017, 17:17

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Postby The Beatles » 29 Sep 2017, 17:40

sloopjohnc wrote:There's a whole cable TV show devoted to these, Impractical Jokers, where four buddies from New York do dares with each other and pull practical jokes on people. They laugh like hyenas at each other when the jokes are barely mildly amusing. I hate it. My son loves it.


I love it. My Mam hates it so much she demands I change channel as soon as she hears a MICROSECOND of their (admittedly annoying) hyena-like laughter.
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Postby sloopjohnc » 29 Sep 2017, 17:51

Mick Rickenbacker wrote:
sloopjohnc wrote:There's a whole cable TV show devoted to these, Impractical Jokers, where four buddies from New York do dares with each other and pull practical jokes on people. They laugh like hyenas at each other when the jokes are barely mildly amusing. I hate it. My son loves it.


I love it. My Mam hates it so much she demands I change channel as soon as she hears a MICROSECOND of their (admittedly annoying) hyena-like laughter.


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Postby The Beatles » 29 Sep 2017, 17:55

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Postby gash on ignore » 29 Sep 2017, 18:05

Time for a spot of BCB matricide I reckon.
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