One man (Louie) leaves his key to his apartment with a friend before heading out of town for a week in early December.
Inspired friend invites mischievous elves loaded with Christmas paper and tape over to the temporarily-vacant abode.
Everything got the treatment, including dish towels, curtains, light switch plates and the food inside the fridge and freezer. Nothing escaped their paper.
Once again, we flip the calendar page from March to April.
For the pranksters and jesters among us, it’s their favorite day of the year – April Fools Day.
Since the Internet is now often the main path of everyone’s daily journey, netizens have taken to pulling the virtual leg of their online brethren. Here’s a fairly comprehensive list of online pranks over the past few years.
Of course the April 1 tomfoolery predates the Internet. For the top 100 pranks pulled by everyone from the New York Times to Taco Bell, head over to PopFi for the link.
And to all of you who’ve planned an elaborate hoax on a loved one or a coworker (this means you Scout), Happy April Fools to you.