Skip Nav
Humor
17 People Who Emoji Better Than You
Tech Tips
The Easy Way to Block Contacts From Sending Messages or Calls
Tech Tips
How to Create a Wedding Hashtag No One Else Will Have

Geeks Pranks In Time For April Fools' Day

Geeks Pranks In Time For April Fools' Day

Wired magazine couldn't be more correct: Geeks love April Fools' Day.

It's a day to take advantage of non-geeks by playing with their computers, printers and phones, changing their computer background to a photo of Sanjaya or prank call them from a blocked number a bagillion times. What's the best way to get under your friend's and enemy's skin?

The best geek pranks involve making a gadget or a piece of software appear "broken." Since the tech savvy will quickly notice these pranks, they are best performed on the inept, the perpetually preoccupied and the woefully unaware. I'd recommend starting with the suits in marketing or the over-50 guy who refers to his workstation as his "confuser." Actually, anyone who frequently steps away from his or her desk for any more than 90 seconds should be considered fair game.

While my favorite holiday falls on a Sunday this year you can still celebrate it! How are you gonna get your friends? Share your ideas below.

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Maggie-Mae Maggie-Mae 10 years
Hmmm, I'm not sure- but I have to say that cute kid's picture made my day
Christmas Travel Tips
Gigi Hadid Haircut April Fools' Prank 2017
April Fools' Day Food
Dad's April Fools' Joke on Wife
April Fools' Day Comet 2017
Geeky New Year's Resolutions
Find Lost Photos Online
Rebel Wilson April Fools' Prank 2017
Papa John's Bottled Garlic Sauce
Salma Hayek Slapping Eugenio Derbez With a Tortilla | Video
From Our Partners
Latest Technology & Gadgets
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds