Megan McCrossin


I used to be a imply huge sister, and the worst April Fools’ joke I performed on somebody was on my little brother. I had him satisfied that our home was haunted. I used to be 12 on the time, and he was solely 7. He was within the lavatory, and he thought that I used to be downstairs, however truly I used to be hiding exterior the toilet, and I stored jiggling and shaking the door deal with. He cried. I didn’t get in any hassle from our mother and father. I bribed him with sweet and a film he wasn’t supposed to observe.

John Root

Trucking contractor

My buddy despatched me a photograph of the Sundial Bridge in Redding, Calif., exhibiting that the bridge had collapsed. I knew the architect’s husband and known as him to inform him what I had seen. I believed what I noticed within the photograph was actual, and I received the photograph from a good supply—and I handed it on! I discovered later that it was a joke. I feel that it’s nonetheless being performed yearly.

Alex Batter

Customer service officer

I used to be a senior in highschool, and we snuck into the varsity early on April Fools’ day and arrange inflatable swimming pools in entrance of all of the academics’ workplaces. We crammed the swimming pools up with floaty toys, and we then we sat within the swimming pools. Among the academics had been like WTF?!, and others received the joke. The principal thought it was an awesome joke.

Michaela Graham

Health teacher

It was performed on me by Alex Batter. We’re roommates. He was speaking to our different roommate … after which he stated that he had simply gotten engaged to his boyfriend. That they had solely been collectively for a couple of months, and I used to be pondering that was fairly quick. It went on for, like, 10 minutes. I accepted that he was engaged however thought that he was loopy—after which they simply began laughing and broke it to me that it was simply an April Fools’ joke!

David Smith

Warehouse upkeep employee

I informed my boss that I used to be quitting. The look of shock on his face was price 1,000,000 bucks! He didn’t need me to stop as I used to be a tough employee, at all times confirmed up and was at all times on time. I stored it up for 10 to fifteen minutes. I needed it to fester for a bit. I went again later and stated, “April Fools!” He had a couple of selection phrases for me.

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David Robert is the photograph editor of the Reno Information & Evaluation. In his first stint because the RN&R’s photograph editor, he received a number of Nevada Press Affiliation and Affiliation of Various Newsmedia awards…
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