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The Easiest Way To Win April Fools' Day This Year

Small effort, major impact.

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April Fool's Day pranks can be really annoying.

They are so often completely predictable, kinda mean, or just not clever. (Or...all of the above.)
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They are so often completely predictable, kinda mean, or just not clever. (Or...all of the above.)

But one easy "prank" for April Fool's Day is to swap something someone uses or encounters every day for a miniature version.

The joke works because it's not designed to make a fool of them; it sends a message that you know them really well/love them. Plus, miniatures are charming and delightful — and it's appropriate for kids and adults and takes basically no effort. (See how one blogger did this to her dad with perfect results here.)
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The joke works because it's not designed to make a fool of them; it sends a message that you know them really well/love them. Plus, miniatures are charming and delightful — and it's appropriate for kids and adults and takes basically no effort.

(See how one blogger did this to her dad with perfect results here.)

You can find a dollhouse version of pretty much anything on the internet, plus there are tons of DIYs on Pinterest.

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Here are some ideas to get you started...

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1. Replace their iPhone with a teeny version while they sleep.

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2. Slip some mini cereal boxes into the pantry.

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3. Print a bunch of teeny tiny bills and tuck them in their wallet.

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4. Or let them find out if these are accepted at most major retailers.

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5. Have a petite toothbrush and toothpaste waiting for them in the bathroom.

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6. A bitty palette is perfect for a beauty junkie.

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7. Replace the Keurig in your office with a decoy.

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8. Downsize your work BFF's computer.

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9. Or her laptop.

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10. If the baker in your life has a stand mixer, swap it with the doll version.

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11. And don't forget your friendly neighborhood Diet Coke addict.

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12. Surprise whoever feeds the cat in your household.

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13. Replace a person-size knitting basket with this diminutive one.

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14. Switch your roommate's houseplants with micro-plants.

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15. Replace the beers in the fridge with the doll-size version.

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16. Or have one of these waiting when they reach for the wine.

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17. And maybe have this ready for when they've had enough of your April Fool's Day hilarity.

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