ok, who gave me a bad reputation for riding the horse in Jesus college. The students there told me that everyone who went there had to do it at least once! It's so appealing on that neat tidy lawn, mmmm.
There is always the traditional prank of setting the fire alarm off in the middle of the night.
Oh and stink bombs being let off in the dinning room at school.
I've heard quite a few pranks. 1 is that you fill a bin bag with shaving foam, tuck it under the door of someones room and jump on it, and they get shaving foam everywhere, once someone hid a fish in someones room and the person didn't find it for a year. Another one, which I heard is at x mas, in manchester, the whole floor took a banner and wrote summit offensive and rude (I actually can't remember what), and everyone saw this, they actually got in trouble though and got a warning from the police...
hehe! The one I wanted to do was take the mouse ball out of every mouse in the school computer rooms and hide them somewhere leaving a post-it treasure hunt trail of clues for the IT teacher. Something to test the staff's knowledge of their subjects. but of course with our school being strict and me being a goodytwoshoes it never happened. pity.
when we still had the chalk boards that rolled up (before the teachers decided we had to modernise and got rid of all the old furnature -i liked the desks with inkholes) a favourite was to put the board rubber on top of the roll behind the wood bit so that when the teacher rolled the board down it hit them and covered them in chalk. Oh and wedging bits of chalk in the rubber so that it made lines across the board when used was done a lot.
hmm, looking back its kindof sad to think of all the stuff we could have done at school but never did -and its too late now. why were we all so well behaved?
Aha! found it! this was sent to me in one of those pass-it-around emails ages ago. I think there are two others too - 50 things for a professor to do on the forst day of class and 50 things to do in an exam that doesn't matter but i can't find the emails. They're probably on the net somewhere
50 Fun Things to Do on the First Day of Class
1.Smoke a pipe and respond to each point the professor makes by waving it and saying, "Quite right, old bean!"
2.Wear X-Ray Specs. Every few minutes, ask the professor to focus the overhead projector.
3.Sit in the front row and spend the lecture filing your teeth into sharp points.
4.Sit in the front and color in your textbook.
5.When the professor calls your name in roll, respond "that's my name, don't wear it out!"
6.Introduce yourself to the class as the "master of the pan flute".
7.Give the professor a copy of The Watchtower. Ask him where his soul would go if he died tomorrow.
8.Wear earmuffs. Every few minutes, ask the professor to speak louder.
9.Leave permanent markers by the dry-erase board.
10.Squint thoughtfully while giving the professor strange looks. In the middle of lecture, tell him he looks familiar and ask whether he was ever in an episode of Starsky and Hutch.
11.Ask whether the first chapter will be on the test. If the professor says no, rip the pages out of your textbook.
12.Become entranced with your first physics lecture, and declare your intention to pursue a career in measurements and units.
13.Sing your questions.
14.Speak only in rhymes and hum the Underdog theme.
15.When the professor calls roll, after each name scream "THAT'S MEEEEE! Oh, no, sorry."
16.Insist in a Southern drawl that your name really is Wuchen Li. If you actually are Chinese, insist that your name is Vladimir Fernandez O'Reilly.
17.Page through the textbook scratching each picture and sniffing it.
18.Wear your pajamas. Pretend not to notice that you've done so.
19.Hold up a piece of paper that says in large letters "CHECK YOUR FLY".
20.Inform the class that you are Belgian royalty, and have a friend bang cymbals together whenever your name is spoken.
21.Stare continually at the professor's crotch. Occassionally lick your lips.
22.Address the professor as "your excellency".
23.Sit in the front, sniff suspiciously, and ask the professor if he's been drinking.
24.Shout "WOW!" after every sentence of the lecture.
25.Bring a mirror and spend the lecture writing Bible verses on your face.
26.Ask whether you have to come to class.
27.Present the professor with a large fruit basket.
28.Bring a "seeing eye rooster" to class.
29.Feign an unintelligible accent and repeatedly ask, "Vet ozzle haffen dee henvay?" Become aggitated when the professor can't understand you.
30.Relive your Junior High days by leaving chalk stuffed in the chalkboard erasers.
31.Watch the professor through binoculars.
32.Start a "wave" in a large lecture hall.
33.Ask to introduce your "invisible friend" in the empty seat beside you, and ask for one extra copy of each handout.
34.When the professor turns on his laser pointer, scream "AAAGH! MY EYES!"
35.Correct the professor at least ten times on the pronunciation of your name, even it's Smith. Claim that the i is silent.
36.Sit in the front row reading the professor's graduate thesis and snickering.
37.As soon as the first bell rings, volunteer to put a problem on the board. Ignore the professor's reply and proceed to do so anyway.
38.Claim that you wrote the class text book.
39.Claim to be the teaching assistant. If the real one objects, jump up and scream "IMPOSTER!"
40.Spend the lecture blowing kisses to other students.
41.Every few minutes, take a sheet of notebook paper, write "Signup Sheet #5" at the top, and start passing it around the room.
42.Stand to ask questions. Bow deeply before taking your seat after the professor answers.
43.Wear a cape with a big S on it. Inform classmates that the S stands for "stud".
44.Interrupt every few minutes to ask the professor, "Can you spell that?"
45.Disassemble your pen. "Accidently" propel pieces across the room while playing with the spring. Go on furtive expeditions to retrieve the pieces. Repeat.
46.Wink at the professor every few minutes.
47.In the middle of lecture, ask your professor whether he believes in ghosts.
48.Laugh heartily at everything the professor says. Snort when you laugh.
49.Wear a black hooded cloak to class and ring a bell.
50.Ask your math professor to pull the roll chart above the blackboard of ancient Greek trade routes down farther because you can't see Macedonia.
And I just remembered another one some people at my school did (we do like the odd prank or 3 at my school!).
When we left year 11, someone put the deputy head teachers car in the Free Ads, for some absurdly small price, using her office phone number in the contact details. She had phone calls all that week from people who were interested in buying her car off her!!!
We put our school up for sale for a fiver when we left in may this year. There were serious people asking about it! When someone asking about it was told the students came in the price he said, 'Oh no sorry, I don't want them.' etc etc
me an one of my friends were going to replace all the board markers with permanent markers when we left on study leave, but never got round to it. and one of my friend's friend's let loose 3 sheep in his school, and painted the numbers 1,2 and 4 on the sides of them.....
In the last few weeks of halls, a guy in our corridor went away for the weekend and left his key with someone. So we basically moved his room into the kitchen and kitchen into his room! Everything was swapped - wardrobe, desks, bed, toaster, kettles, rug, cabinets ... it was very impressive even if I do say so myself!
He came back later and went to sleep in his bed in the kitchen. He was woken up by the cleaner the next morning and we had to change evrything back!
AT our skool 10 smoke bombs and 8 stink bombs were let off simultaneously. As everyone quickly tried to exit the building out of the main entrances, (cos fire alarms were going off) there were loads of sixth formers standing outside with water ballons launching them at everyone including teachers as they came out of main entrances, was sooooo funny!