April Fool's Day 2013: 5 Greatest Pranks Of All Time

April Fool’s Day is coming up, and that means one thing: you need to be prepared.

If your friends are anywhere near as crazy as I hope they are, they’re going to come at you with some ridiculous, outlandish, and (of course) humiliating prank material that will later be broadcast on YouTube for the whole world to see. And I’ll be here at my computer, laughing hysterically at your misfortune.

I’m also here to let you know this: you don’t have to be a victim. Taking a proactive stance is key to ensuring you’re nowhere near the most embarrassed person at the end of the day. Plenty of inspirational blueprints have been laid before you in the past few years, but below I’ve compiled the cream of the crop.

And so, for your personal inspiration and edification, here are five of the most hilarious pranks of al time:

1. Part of a College Humor series that never fails to bring me to tears: Amir and Streeter in the heat of their brutal yet hilarious "Prank War." This one involves a marriage proposal at Yankee Stadium… (Click here for VIDEO)


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2. An oldie-but-goodie: fart jokes never, ever get old...


3. Streeter gets back at Amir during halftime at a basketball game. This is WAY too good… (Click here for VIDEO)


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4. The “Sexy Sax Man” strikes: it’s beautiful, and it’s glorious...


5. Amir’s terrifying skydive prank. I doubt I need to say anything else at this point... (Click here for VIDEO)


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Zak Cheney Rice

Zak is a Senior Staff Writer at Mic.

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