April fool’s pranks

April fool’s pranks

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Sunday is April 1st, but here are some good pranks to get you started. Here’s one of my favorites… “Beeper bomb” sounds prank device – but of course you don’t need to buy one, you can build one yourself, just in time for this weekend!

DIY “Brain Assailant” – Link.


  • April Fool’s pranks for nerds – Link.
  • Scare your friends with a fake error – Link.
  • HOW TO – The Singing Keyboard prank – Link.
  • “Last Day” magnetic sonic cube landmine – Link.
  • Poop Prop – Link.
  • Fake Virus!!! – Link.
  • The ultimate list of practical jokes – Link.

8 thoughts on “April fool’s pranks

  1. daqq says:

    I’d say it’s a bit bad design! The 7805 has its own power consumption, it’s all in all innefective. And the battery will deplete itself very quickly. I made one, sent the locals a link, but they did not post it. God knows why:

    With 200uA power drain it will last longer.


  2. mctaylor says:

    Don’t do this at work, or in a public or commercial space.

    A bomb hoax or even a joke gone bad can be serious.

    E.g. Aqua Teen Hunger Force LED art shuts down Boston

  3. jg0801 says:

    MC: concur. Here in Texas, this would qualify as a “Hoax Bomb”, and thus is a trip to Class 3 Felony land.

  4. daqq says:

    Here, in Slovakia no one would raise an eyebrow…

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