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64% of People Will Pull Some Kind of April Fools’ Day Prank Today . . . and 2% Would End a Friendship Over a Prank

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It’s April Fools’ Day, which means someone’s gonna do something stupid enough to get fired or arrested.  Hopefully it’s not you!  Just kidding.  That was MY April Fools prank.  I hope it IS you.

Anyway, here are the results from a new survey in honor of April Fools’ Day . . .

1.  64% of people are planning to pull a prank today.

2.  The 10 people we’re most likely to prank are:  Our spouse or significant other . . . a friend . . . our kids . . . a coworker . . . mom . . . our boss . . . dad . . . a neighbor . . . a roommate . . . and a pet.

3.  Only 2% of people would pull a prank on an enemy.

4.  The most common reactions to getting pranked are to smile and admit it was good . . . prank the person back . . . get mad but get over it . . . keep a poker face and don’t react . . . and quietly get furious.

5.  And finally, 2% of people say they’d end a friendship over a prank.

(National Today)

(If you need ideas for a last-minute prank, here are 20 of ’em, most of which are pretty decent, harmless, and quick.)



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