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October 16, 2006 3:17:39 AM

Well some of the posts in that pc build screw up thread were funny as hell! But since some of they weren't really considered build problems, I thought there shuold be a thread with lots of funny pc pranks. So if you could please post any computer pranks that you've done that you think are funny. OH but please don't post if it caused anyone to get hurt, it will cause a lawsuit of any kind, or it was something incredibly evil.

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October 17, 2006 9:49:17 PM

At work where we have a ton of new and old computers, I've unplugged power cords or mice/keyboard, tweaked user desktop setting to handicap format, and alter their screensaver marquees. Pretty basic stuff but it's funny to watch some people bang everything thinking that will fix the problem.
October 17, 2006 10:07:52 PM

Placed clear tape over the optical mouse laser.
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October 17, 2006 10:36:55 PM

I've switched keys on keyboards, putting two of one key on a keyboard and omitting others altogether. All it takes is a paperclip and some upward force on many of the keyboards I've used. It doesn't really affect people who know the correct typing method and never look at the keyboard, but the watching the punch-typers (who don't know the correct keyboard layout anyway) fumble to find keys missing on the keyboard really makes me laugh.
October 17, 2006 10:41:41 PM

errr....cut the HSF power wire.
October 17, 2006 10:42:00 PM

I did a print screen of everyone in the helpdesks desktops, made it there wall paper and hid the task bar. New name for the helpdesk is now helpless desk!
October 17, 2006 10:54:39 PM

Lan party stories

1)My friend Matt sent my friend (justin) an evil program codenamed "Whack-a-mole" (we saved it for him because he always got borred at lan parties) and every mole he hit installed a small virus on his computer ....needless to say he got a score of over 300 before his computer crashed....then we reformatted his computer after laughing at him. (luckily he had 3 hdd's, 1 for windows, 1 for games, 1 for programs....so we only had to install windows and he was good to go.)

2)There is an evil program called "Shed" and at lan parties we would put in there shared folder and open it....and it would type the word "shed" over and over and over until the computer bogged down so much that it made gameplay unplayable, making them think there was something wrong with there computer. (that always scares them)

3)Then my friend Matt took over a friends computer (another friend Pat) by using an IP takeover program....opened his cd rom drive a few times, then alt+tabbed outta cs, took over his cursor control and opened up some gay pr0n...until he restarted his computer.

4)Then my other friend (Rashwan) left his computer to get some enchaladas for my "new years eve lan party" and my friend Dan was quick to jump on it and change his desktop wallpaper to two naked guys holding a yellow and a red balloon...lol...he came back and knew exactly who did it.


Good times....good times.
October 17, 2006 11:00:12 PM

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I did a print screen of everyone in the helpdesks desktops, made it there wall paper and hid the task bar. New name for the helpdesk is now helpless desk!

I've done that before to some friends of mine at work as well. Pretty priceless when these "techs" can't figure out something as stupid as that.
October 17, 2006 11:01:25 PM

lol @ toosober (and everyone else too)

Here's a refined way of doing it: you take a screenshot, set it as wallpaper and not only hide the task bar but all the desktop icons as well (only works in XP, i think). Its hilarious.

Here's one of the best mouse tricks I've heard of: install a wireless sensor, and keep a wireless mouse with you. This works best if its a trackball. Everytime they try to move the mouse, give the trackball a spin... ourageously funny. Works best if you work close together (like the same office)... it removes suspicion as to why you're always around when the mouse acts up, and since their mouse is still plugged in, they've got no clue as to what the hell is going on.

Of course, hiding the sensor would be a challenge. If you REALLY wanted to go hardcore, I suppose you could attach USB headers to the MB and keep the sensor inside the case, but I suppose thats overkill.
October 17, 2006 11:05:54 PM

Forgot to mention: a friend of mine wrote a small app in Visual Basic and put it in the startup folder. Now everyone who starts up that particular PC (it was a lab PC for our school) is greeted with an OK dialogue box that says: "The Matrix has you."

He even made it loop 10000 times.... so its virtually impossible to make it go away.
October 17, 2006 11:07:07 PM

If they have the onboard Intel graphics chipset, CTRL-Down will invert their desktop horizontally, CTRL-Left will invert it vertically. Great for coworkers who walk away from their desk and don't lock their workstation.
October 17, 2006 11:07:56 PM

hahaha, My friends and I have this program, that when you click on it, a fake window comes up and shows "deleting System32/windows" so on..
One day we made a conference on Skype, called a friend of ours (she doesn't know much about PCes actually, she doesn't know squat.)
And we told her, here is google earth.She clicks on it and is like
OH SH!T ... WTF and then....................... her call ends... she calls me on my cell and she is like I shut off the PC. hahahaha
October 17, 2006 11:14:20 PM

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Placed clear tape over the optical mouse laser


:lol:  thats a good one ill have to try that.
October 17, 2006 11:15:13 PM

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errr....cut the HSF power wire


thats just plain mean :lol: 
October 17, 2006 11:16:38 PM

I good prank (one I haven't used yet) is the AutoCorrect prank. In MS Word, AutoCorrect automatically converts some common typos into their correct forms as they are typed ("teh" becomes "the", "yuo" becomes "you", etc.).

However, you can add your own "corrections" to AutoCorrect. By going to Tools>AutoCorrect Options, you can type in any word you want to be replaced by another. It's a really good way to mess with people. Imagine the frustration of one (or many) words being automatically converted while you are trying to type!
October 17, 2006 11:17:05 PM

There are actually some freeware programs that specifically prank people

For example: There is a program that looks like the hard drive is formatting. Trying to close the program doesn't work and the program locks up.

There are others with timed errors, which are quite funny.

Another program really isn't a prank. You leave your wi-fi without unencrypted (WEP) and run the program to the router from your computer. Anyone who tries to access your wi-fi will have their screen either: turned up side down and/or backwards, blurry screen, BSOD, and computer restarts.

I want to do it in mass populated areas :p 
October 17, 2006 11:25:22 PM

Overkill, maybe, but only if you have only pranked that person once or a few times casually...

My roommate and I on the other hand, have been in a "Prank war of epic proportions" with two other dorms on our floor. We have grown to learn there is no such thing as overkill.

We stole all their laptop power converter/batter chargers. (we both are real men and use desktops) It wasn't too funny but it was one of a hundred small pranks.

My roomate bought two of these stupid "Monitor Locker" things on woot.com for a "two for tuesday" thing. You install the software and connect the little USB receiver, and we found it worked from a long long ways away. We would wait till they were both in the room working on a paper or some homework, and we would hit both buttons. (We had previously stole their peepholes in the doors from the outside.) We would watch them both try to move the mouse and ctrl+alt+del a couple times and hit the switch again.

After 3 or 4 time spread out throughout a week or so, they realized it was happening at the same time.

One kid found the tiny USB receiver (neither are good with computers) and came to our room and tossed it on me when I was reading. He asked about it and I wondered why he was so calm. He hadn't told his roommate what was going on and he had a USB hub that he wouldnt see the receiver on, and we made a plan.

We waited until one roommate "went to the library" when really he waited outside. We stood near the door a few minutes and heard the familiar "click" of the door lock. We knew he was going to have some "alone time." :twisted:

Waiting a minute, we hit the switch and the roomate opened the door with his key and we took a short video of him "getting caught with his pants down" but luckily the pants were still on, he was simply watching a little "erotica." Needless to say, the look on his face was hilarious, and the following explosion of embarrassment and confusion was even better. As I type this, he still hasn't figured out why his screen freezes up occassionally, or he is too embarrassed to bring it up :p  Not really sure.
October 17, 2006 11:44:04 PM

My favorite prank wasn't all that complicated but it was unbelievably funny to watch the people react.

My high school computer lab was setup in rows, so 3 students sat in front of 3 others, and so on. My friends and I all sat in one area, 3 in back 3 in front. From the front position you had access to all of the cables for the computers behind you. One day while my friends were off printing/etc, myself and the guy next to me swapped their mouse (and I think the keyboard) cables. They came back, both started trying to do stuff and both stopped and said WTF!?!? They were moving their mouse and nothing would happen, or the cursor would move on it's own, took them a little while to figure out what had happened.

The next day we swapped the monitor cables. This didn't take long for them to figure out but was still amusing. Another amusing prank was when I wiggled the monitor cable just enough that the colors would either flicker or the monitor would go to an all green haze. I think the guy tried percussive maintenance first but that didn't do anything. This took the guy a little while to figure out as well...

High School... good times.
October 17, 2006 11:54:49 PM

Lol we used to routinely switch the monitor cables when we walked into class in high school. Did it so many times people would walk behind the monitors and switch them, even if they were left by us in the right plugs. Sometimes the best pranks are ones that are self inflicted upon the victim.
October 18, 2006 12:02:20 AM

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hahaha, My friends and I have this program, that when you click on it, a fake window comes up and shows "deleting System32/windows" so on..
One day we made a conference on Skype, called a friend of ours (she doesn't know much about PCes actually, she doesn't know squat.)
And we told her, here is google earth.She clicks on it and is like
OH SH!T ... WTF and then....................... her call ends... she calls me on my cell and she is like I shut off the PC. hahahaha


I think that prank is the smile1.exe or w/e its called .. yeah simulates a deletion of the windows folder etc..
October 18, 2006 12:04:51 AM

Had a fun one at work recently... As the IT caretaker of the office, I usually help everyone out witht heir issues, but once i decided a bit of payback to certain users was in order. At work we are required to have obscenely complicated passwords. By default the screensaver has lockout activated, but the screensaver timer is set to 30 minutes and the user is unable to change this; the dispaly properties greys out the option to change what the time until it kicks in is.

I wrote up a quick regesitry edit file and lodged it in the network, which would change the timer to mere seconds, forcing them to type in the horribly complicated password if they stopped working for 6 seconds. Motivation eh? :lol: 

Even better, becuase they were unable to change the timer in display properties, I would have to show them the "Antidote" registry file, which restored it to normal.

Another one I did at home was set up a Teamspeak client on my main computer and ran the server from my laptop, and leave the volume on my main comp fairly high. I could freak out people who would jump on the computer at my leasure. :lol: 
October 18, 2006 12:09:34 AM

This isn't really a prank, but my friends and I once undertook the task of installing Quake 3 and Medal of Honor: Allied Assault on every PC in our computer lab. Oh, the LAN parties we had...

I'm still amazed that it took the school an entire two weeks to put an end to our fun.
October 18, 2006 12:13:42 AM

Lots of good pranks lol. I've actually done quite a few of them myself. Most people are so clueless when it comes to computers and its so funny to watch them try to fix it. Well keep them comin' oh and heres my prank from other thread:

"Well i was over this nerdy kids house on new years drinking with a bunch of people because he had thrown a party. He only had a couple drinks but somehow managed to get so drunk he passed out but during the whole party he was bragging about how good the computer his rich parents had bought him for chrismas was and it could own any of our computers. So I had suggested a couple of funny things to do to his computer to make him think it was broken or something but then this other kid says he had a even better idea. So he disconnects the computer and brings it into the bathroom then comes out and hooks it back up. Then I start to smell something nasty and I relieased he had taken a **** inside the computer! so we all just leave the room and start partying again and didint tell him about. A couple weeks later I go to his house and he has a brand new computer that looks even cooler but didnt say a word about it and he hasnt had a new years party since."

I've done monitor printscreen trick this many times before too . Its so funny when there like "wtf why can't I click on anything?" The funniest time was when I did this to all the computers in the computer room before class started, so everone was like "I cant click on anything, the computers broke!" So the teacher starts messing around and can't get it to work either. So they call down the head tech and since I did it on every computer in just that room, he thinks its the network and starts messing around with the network plugs. When he can't get it to work, he calls the head disrict tech guy and he happened to be in the area. I guess he finally figured it out because the next class they made it so you couldn't change desktop pic somehow. But hey, it got me out of doing work for one class.
October 18, 2006 12:20:43 AM

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Then I start to smell something nasty and I relieased he had taken a **** inside the computer! so we all just leave the room and start partying again and didint tell him about. A couple weeks later I go to his house and he has a brand new computer that looks even cooler but didnt say a word about it and he hasnt had a new years party since."


man that is really really mean :evil: 

that would call for an ass beating :lol: 
October 18, 2006 12:44:16 AM

Back in the days of Win98 and WinME I worked for Microsoft in a Tech Support Call Center. I created a DOS boot disk that copied IO.SYS to a lesser-known file called WINBOOT.INI. The result was a system that booted normally, albeit with about 2 minutes of beeping and garbage characters being spilled on the screen before the desktop. It was real funny watching people who called themselves Windows techs fumble around not having a clue what was going on. I knew I took it too far when managers were in a panic thinking it was some new undetectable virus. I eventually was found out and written up (harshly) for repeatedly "sabotaging" co-worker's systems. At the time I was young enough that I thought it was worth it.

Another time back in the old Windows 95 days a fun thing to do to someone who was using the old compression utility DriveSpace, was to take the hidden/system/archive attributes from the drvspace.000 file (which was the entire compressed volume) and then run a defrag on the system. Strangely enough, defrag would run and complete... and then sometime later Windows would crash and then... fried OS.
October 18, 2006 1:01:00 AM

We had this guy named Rob at work who was just a little teensy bit vain (Ok a whole lot vain). He took everything about himself seriously and would freeek at the smallest things...

When he would go to lunch I would log onto his computer (don't ask how) and put up a Marque screen saver that said some very choice/targeted phrases about his ummmm appearance... I would then change his password and allow the screensaver to kick in...

When he got back he was always ticked off... When he went down the hall in frustration to get the IT guys to fix it I would quickly log back in and return everything back to normal and kick the screensaver back in...

When they got there "nothing"... he could log in and everything "hmmmm"

Everyone in the office knew it was me but nobody said anything becuase the guy was such a jerk and they were entertained as well...
October 18, 2006 1:02:37 AM

And from the other thread,

Two stories somewhat linked....

A bunch of friends were having a gross "GIF" contest which got pretty bad (when Internet search engines first hit PCs). In fact one guy emailed us all a GIF that ended the contest in one fail swoop "man it was bad... Shocked Shocked Shocked ". We all came into work that evening and immediately declared him the winner.

Months later while at work, I had a friend that was a prankster and he got my log-in ID and password. He put a "how you say" pinup as my wallpaper. I managed to turn the screen off just in time before the female colleague that was with me turned her head. /me "why don't we go to your PC to work on this"... He saw her there and just about lost it because he was freaking out about her seeing it..

It took a few weeks "he was guarding very well" but I finally got his login "using the same female colleague Wink". After I got the login I replaced his wallpaper with the above mentioned winner of the gross GIF contest. When he came back from lunch and logged in "I" was immediately declared the winner Wink. Needless to say "he" nor "I" did that again..

Come to think of it I should have retained that GIF for future use but I got rid of it right after that...
October 18, 2006 1:09:03 AM

For those of you who have not yet disabled your guest account...

Using the guest account you can do a little something called remote desktop in WinXP Pro....

This is handy knowledge at a Lan Party since we all know what the IP address range is... ;) 

I guarantee you someone at your Lan party will be running XP Pro with the guest account and remote desktop enabled...

There are a number of ways to play with this one :) 

Problem is they typically know you are there since it puts a large almost banner like thing at the top.. So work quickly :) 

This is especially effective with the person away from their computer...

Might even get away with it for several gaming nights :) 

Edited to add the fact that in the programs tab you can add which proggy you would like to run at login...
October 18, 2006 1:09:20 AM

I convinced my mom that files were stored in the monitor, and then Id disconnect the monitor and shed freak even though i would just reconnect it and everything would be fine.

my dad thought it was hilarious.
-cm
October 18, 2006 1:17:51 AM

Did your mom use "white out" on the screen too?

J/K!!

My mom would have done the same... Freaked out about the files that is "not the white out thing" :) 
October 18, 2006 1:34:16 AM

Not so much of a prank but more like an annoyance...

I had a Captain that was developing an app for the AirForce... For it to pass muster to be used in our squadron he had to secure the login/password info.

Knowing I was the squadron geek he brought it to me several times to break into... (kinda funny since I was a Senior Airman at the time)...

The first 5 or 6 times I came back to him in less than five minutes with the machine logged into the ADMIN account of his application...

He was furious.... He could not figure out how I was doing it...

Can you say PC Tools Gold Edition?? I did a tree search/sort for the newest file on the system (hidden or not)... Then opened his file using the edit tool. What is nice about the edit tool for PC Tools is that in one fail swoop you could easily convert the contents of that file from any format (HEX in this case) to ASCII or back...

At first he had thought that it was good enough to hide the file using permissions 8O 8O :roll: :roll: 8O 8O .. Then hide the file and convert to Hex 8O 8O :roll: :roll: 8O 8O.. Then hide the file and convert to Binary :roll: :roll: ...

Then in his final attempt I just plain told him that he was going to have to use real encryption because it was just no fun anymore :)  He tried to do an ASCII+1 encryption and then convert to binary and hide the file.... :roll: :roll: Simple use of the ASCII table and I was in.. It did take me a few minutes more to figure this one out but I started to see the trend almost right away... Like playing a cryptoquip from the newspaper :) 

He finally implemented a real encryption method and I was unable to break that... I only tried for a couple hours... He was happy enough with that...
October 18, 2006 1:36:45 AM

ok i just remember some more pranks i did on the computers at school. The computer had barely any security so it was easy to do anything on them. I changed all the bios passwords and i also made it so you needed the password to use the computer on some of them. Me and my friends would also always send /netsends all the time and it would be on every computer in the whole school. We wrote some pretty funny stuff until they disabled it.

oh and this one time the computers at school were these cheap macs that would always freeze for around 30 seconds. So i printed out a bunch of signs that said macs suck and put them all over the computers and a few on the walls. The teacher took the ones on the computers off but he left the ones that were on the walls for months (someone probably made him take it down).
October 18, 2006 1:36:49 AM

i've heard of a little program that people think is a game or any .exe file...but when they go to use it all it does is open the disk drive on their computer :D 
October 18, 2006 1:40:25 AM

Just for keepers,

The "wall" command can do the same thing on most unix boxes....
October 18, 2006 1:46:56 AM

My high school had some lame shitty log in program for all the computers in the school, and when you would log off it would count down from 10 and the computer became locked until that point. Well some people found out that if you hit a certain button (don't remember what it was) at like three seconds left or something, the timer would go to like 9832741029 seconds, literally weeks worth of time. The only way to get it out of that was to just kill the power.
October 18, 2006 2:18:26 AM

In high school we used to have a thing on the network called "WinPopUp" that the network admins supposedly "deleted" but all you had to do was search for the .exe and run it. I found in one of the files where you could change the "Source PC-AutoDetect1" to 0 and enter your own Source PC name. The source pc was the name of the pc that came up on the top of the messege saying "From PC 0xx0" and all the PC's in the school had a "node" number on top. We would simply find the kid whom we did not like, and see what PC he was sitting at, and send a systemwide messege of something obscene and naturally a teacher or 12 would see it and call the dean or library to see which kid was sitting there and he/she would get taken to the office lol.

Someone eventually found out me and a couple guys were changing the files and removed WinPopUp completely. It was hilarious while it lasted.
October 18, 2006 2:46:52 AM

LOL Where do i start

Win98 days... Autoexec.bat, put a line to exe 'restart.bat' :p  took the 'IT' guy " our skool a month to figure it out.

Remove HDD's

Bend the metal flaps of floppys back, so they get ripped off in the drive when ppl pull the disk out.

Got into BIOS (skool) and rigged a P2 so it took 12minutes to load 98

Backdoor entry 98 put porn as teachers desktop
Take control of pc, and type on stoopid kids pc's "Hello, i am your computer, im here to help you complete your IS assignment"... "Oh so you're fucking ignoring me now?"... "Fine... fuck you" Then start deleting text.

Tell the new kid to use the router pc... when it doesnt work tell him to reset.... network goes down.

Magnets + monitors... nuff said

Screen copy, minimise task bar... wallpaper... weve all done it

Swap 2 keys on KB

Jeeperz... the list goes on.

In our final year of skool (12) we fucked up soo many pc's sooo badly, the head of IT (our teacher) had to have a junior teacher supervise him... he took early retirement after 3 months of that. Little bastards huh.

U can tell why i didnt do IT at Uni
October 18, 2006 3:48:44 AM

Ok here is my entry...

I worked with a guy who was really proud of his boat. It was a bay boat around 28 feet and pretty nice. He put it on his PC as wallpaper so he could admire it all day. Since I was on night shift and he left his PC on, I copied off his boat picture and re-worked it in Photoshop. I had a picture of me in a cool hat and shrunk it down to make me appear to be standing on his deck. With a little shading it looked pretty real. The next day my associates were watching when he sat down. They started to roll laughing when he was squinting to focus on who was on his boat. He was a good sport about it.

But the funniest one was when he did it again. This time with his hot rod Dodge Dart. He had it all tricked out with nice wheels, a hood scoop and nice paint. So I went to work that night again with Photoshop. I put cracks in his windows. Erased his hood scoop. Removed the wheels, put them horizontal and put the car on them like in a junkyard. Pulled out the headlights and had them dangling on the wires. Again in the morning he sits at his desk and co-workers howled when he got this sick look on his face while he wondered who trashed his car. Ohhhhh too funny !!!
October 18, 2006 3:54:49 AM

This is evil....

I had a programming class with some downsyndrome kids... they were in the class for typist class.

One of them... 6' tall brute... always had to press <RETURN> if an error came on the screen...

So a friend of mine made a simple program that popped an error onto the screen and everytime the poor bastard hit return it would pause for a moment and pop back up.

The poor bastard lost his marbles... we laughed... the teacher helpers got super mad...

I am going to hell.
October 18, 2006 3:55:53 AM

When I was at high school, my private school gave our batch of students two common rooms (one for girls, one for guys). We could hang out and relax any time we felt like it. Unfortunately, the school made the mistake of putting in a computer in each of the common rooms.

The girls did absolutely squat with their PC; it just sat there, and eventually a couple of us guys took over and started putting songs on it. Our own PC was turned into jukebox. Then strange things began to happen. First, the mouseball disappeared. Next was the CD-ROM drive, followed by the RAM and HD. They never caught who did it.
October 18, 2006 4:21:43 AM

haha theres a lot of great pranks here, i really liked that one with the photoshopped background, thats a classic!
October 18, 2006 4:43:45 AM

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This is evil....



I am going to hell.



Probably.
October 18, 2006 4:44:01 AM

I'm a junior network admin at my school right now. I can get access to all users and files on our novell network (the linux network will come soon enough) so I sometimes just go to a random persons user folder and change a few things in their latest essay that they're writing. Mostly just subtle things, which they most often notice. I did it to one person in my English class and he didn't notice it, but the teacher did. she later asked him why it said "I like doggy porn" in his Macbeth essay.


I will definetly try some of these out at school or here and there. I'm going to a LAN party next week so I'll try out the guest user one.
October 18, 2006 6:13:32 AM

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I'm a junior network admin at my school right now. I can get access to all users and files on our novell network (the linux network will come soon enough) so I sometimes just go to a random persons user folder and change a few things in their latest essay that they're writing. Mostly just subtle things, which they most often notice. I did it to one person in my English class and he didn't notice it, but the teacher did. she later asked him why it said "I like doggy porn" in his Macbeth essay.


I will definetly try some of these out at school or here and there. I'm going to a LAN party next week so I'll try out the guest user one.


LMAO. :lol:  :lol: 
October 18, 2006 7:02:55 AM

We discovered that if you ran Microsoft's antispyware and Ad-Aware at the same time on my old high school's computers, it would delete all the security software on it.

Another fun thing to do is to boot up the computer with a live Linux CD...and bypass all security software completely.

Another fun thing is to bring in your iPod or some other large flash drive, install a game like UT2004 or Halo on it, and play games over the LAN. I started that trend senior year, and it only got more popular after that. Pretty much everyone was playing UT during study halls or classes by the end of the year.
October 18, 2006 7:57:54 AM

Programmers Jokes....

1. Doomed and Dehacked(anyone remember this tool?)

Waaaaaay back in the days of Dos 6.22 and playing Doom 2 with a good
friend over a serial link I wrote a quick program to replace his doom2.exe

Upon running it he got an exact replica of the Format command running
and asking "Format C: [Y/N]"(Can't remember the exact dos text these days).

Obviously by this point panic had set in, Even to the point there was an
audible squeak of worry from this grown man!(I held my calm and tried not to smile). By this point he is totally taken in by it.

I take a look...

Me : "Hmm Press No then!"

N he presses and

"Format C: [Y/N] Y"
"Formatting C:..."

Is what he gets. At this point my program is happily causing disk activity to make it look authentic.
after a short while of him panicking and me trying my very hardest to not burst with laughter the program then said

"Hahahaha you should see the look on your face - Priceless"

I will not repeat what he said next, But needless to say it was not polite and all I could do was laugh.


2. TSR's and your keyboard lights..

Again back in the days of dos and doom 2.

We had setup for a nights gaming and been playing for a while, as per the last joke he'd left the room just long
Enough for me to get a floppy disk to his machine and start the TSR off.

It waited about 10 minutes before beginning to randomly change his Num,Caps and scroll lock LED's - Slowly at first
But gradually they increased in speed until it was like a strobe.

It caused great confusion and another laugh for me as he asked immediately "WTF did you do to my computer"
As if I had done something before! Me??? Never ;) 


M.
October 18, 2006 12:36:14 PM

Nice thread... (Yes I know I'm speaking in short sentences)

Gives me some ideas. For anyone that wants to do some serious prankage look up "Evil Twin Attack". The process is kinda complicated and a bit labor intensive, but it is almost hacker level.
I've done it m self.......
October 18, 2006 1:07:47 PM

Youngest kids grade where slipping so I passworded his and the admins accounts. About a week later he comes to me and shows me his latest test results,"Can I use my computer?", he plaeds. "Get your grades up.", I replied and he wanders off. Next day he asks again, I give him the same response. Again the next day he asks, "GETYOURGRADESUP, all caps no spaces", I replied. It finally sunk in, that was the password. :lol: 
DC
October 18, 2006 1:20:38 PM

while we are on the topic of small time highschool pranks...

our highschools admin username and password....

were...

teacher
teacher

IDIOTS! We got on that and would reak havok in the library... they had applications to help teachers monitor the students and move the mice... so we did... and it was fun. Till we got caught... and when we did our defense was

teacher
teacher????

YOU IDIOTS!!!

(everyone try this... if it happened once.... it will probably happen again)
October 18, 2006 6:03:22 PM

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I'm a junior network admin at my school right now. I can get access to all users and files on our novell network (the linux network will come soon enough) so I sometimes just go to a random persons user folder and change a few things in their latest essay that they're writing. Mostly just subtle things, which they most often notice. I did it to one person in my English class and he didn't notice it, but the teacher did. she later asked him why it said "I like doggy porn" in his Macbeth essay.


I will definetly try some of these out at school or here and there. I'm going to a LAN party next week so I'll try out the guest user one.


rofl! I think thats the funniest one so far. It looks like you were nice though with what you put in there essays, i would of put a lot wierder stuff in.
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