Here’s something to keep in mind before you pull a prank on someone for April Fools’ Day today . . . there’s about a one-in-50 shot they’ll never speak to you again.
A new survey asked people how they react when someone pulls a prank on them. And here are the six big reactions . . .
1. Smile and say, “That was a good one” . . . 45% of people do this.
2. Prank them back, 31%.
3. Get mad but get over it, 10%.
4. Keep a poker face and don’t give them the satisfaction of a reaction, 7%.
5. Get quietly furious, 5%.
6. End the relationship with that person and never talk to them again, 2%.
The survey also found the five people we’re most likely to pull a prank on for April Fools’ Day are: Your spouse or significant other . . . a friend . . . one of your kids . . . a coworker . . . and your mom. (National Today)