The art of farce has seen significant growth with the advent of technology – but phone calls of pranks or piteous noise applications are already over. Sorry to tell you, but the same old jokes will not cut it anymore.
Sending SMS now requires a subtle trick to throw your target off guard. You do not have to resort to to clone numerically make a joke to someone an expert. With smartphones, you have everything you need in your pocket. In a matter of seconds and getting ready in advance, you can become the master of SMS pranks with which you have always dreamed. Here are some of our favorites to remove when needed.
- 1 1. Take advantage of the shortcut feature
- 2 2. GIFs are the best friends of jokers
- 3 3. Horrify your passionate friend of grammar
- 4 4. Transform yourself into a bot
- 5 5. Be lyrical
- 6 6. Register them for a text list
- 7 7. Change the names of contacts
- 8 8. Any of Nathan Fielder's text pranks
- 9 9. The power of Airdrop
- 10 10. The old switcharoo wallpaper
- 11 11. Never reply to your text messages
1. Take advantage of the shortcut feature
The most underused feature of the shortcut feature is for text stuffing. Of course, you can adjust your settings to quickly "omw" in "on my way!" or you can sneak into a friend's phone and change "lol" to the lyrics of Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" or whatever you prefer.
Just go to Settings> General> Keyboard> Text Replacementand go wild.
2. GIFs are the best friends of jokers
If you do not know what to say, sometimes the best thing to do is with a GIF. The same thought process can be applied to pranks – but unfortunately, this one only works for iPhone users.
The texting bubble is a scary show, but try to text your friend in GIF format. They will look at the phone, wondering what in the world is taking you so long to answer, and it will take them too much time to realize that you have just sent a GIF file.
Here is where you can Download the texting bubble.
3. Horrify your passionate friend of grammar
In the same spirit of replacing shorthand words, iPhones facilitate the modification of certain words that will make crazy the passionate grammar of your life. Add a shortcut that switches words such as "you are" to "your" or "also" to "two".
4. Transform yourself into a bot
This texting joke requires the utmost dedication and is not something that can be planned in advance, but it is worth it. Create a message that can easily be confused with a bot and when a friend sends a text message, copy and paste your written statement into an answer. again and again until the template is in place.
5. Be lyrical
This texting joke has been floating on social media for some time, but keeps coming back because the results are sometimes it Good Choose a song, any song – preferably one with short questions or phrases – and find a poor soul in your contact list to slowly send the text one by one.
It's a slow burner but it's worth it.
6. Register them for a text list
Everyone from Kathy Griffin to activists have texting lists that you can register. Make your friend in favor and jokes them by alerting them of the latest comedy shows or events pass in their area. They will be confused, and although you may not be there to see the look of confusion, knowing that the feeling will be there is what is important.
Fans ask me all the time the best way to support me … the first step is to join my list of texts … no joke …
KATHY text at 345345
– Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) June 7, 2018
7. Change the names of contacts
This joke is not for the faint of heart. If you are brave enough, one fun thing to do is change the name of the contacts in a friend's phone. Try to change your name to "Mom" and see the hilarious messages roll in.
Do not do it too long or you'll mess up a good thing, but a fair warning: If you have friends, what a lot of gossip, though, that might not be the one for you.
8. Any of Nathan Fielder's text pranks
For years, the Nathan for you star was tweeting jokes. He asks his fans to tweet the reactions of this joke, and the results are 10/10 hilarious. Here is a couple to try first:
Experience: send a text message to your parents "received 2 grams for $ 40" then just after "Sorry, ignore this text, not for you". Then send a photo on Twitter of their response.
– Nathan Fielder (@Nathanfielder) April 24, 2013
Experience: send a text message to the person you are coming out with "I have not been completely honest with you", so do not answer them for 1 hour (& tweet pic of thr response)
– Nathan Fielder (@Nathanfielder) May 29, 2013
9. The power of Airdrop
Sorry, Android users, this one is also reserved for iPhone users.
Airbrushes are underutilized tools that have a great capacity for pranks. Try sending a funny picture randomly to a friend out of context and watch his face light up across the room. Please, if you try this with strangers, do not do * Airdrop inappropriate photos, thank you very much.
However, with the right image, this can be the perfect joke. Example:
10. The old switcharoo wallpaper
This stuffing can be used in two ways: after moving the first page of applications to a second page, you can download an image of a cracked fake screen and make that the bottom of your friend's screen. Or, as suggested by buzzfeed, you can replace their screen background with a screenshot of their normal home screen. With all their real apps on the second page, your friend will type without success.
11. Never reply to your text messages
The most lonely joke of all.