Each year, as April 1 approaches, children and pranksters around the world begin gleefully planning the hoaxes and practical jokes they will play on unsuspecting friends, coworkers and family members. While not exactly an international holiday, April Fools’ Day is recognized in many different countries, and it’s more than just a day of cheap laughs: When you prank your friends and family, you’re actually carrying on a time-honored tradition that has been handed down through cultures and centuries for well over 500 years. What’s the best trick to play on your child, best friend, spouse or coworker? If you really want to push their buttons, tailor your prank to their Sun sign! Read on to find out the best tricks that are sure to get the goat of your Zodiac sign.
Stylish, genteel Libra could stand a little “dirtying up” every once in a while — at least as an April Fools’ Day joke. Prank them by leaving an old gym bag someplace prominent in the house or office that is filled with noticeably smelly clothes and other embarrassing items (try grossly oversized underwear, a jumbo-sized tube of hemorrhoid cream, or a half-eaten, rotting food item). Then nab their driver’s license or ID card and place it right on top. Whoever finds the bag will know exactly whose it is, and can return it to its supposed owner (who will be extremely embarrassed to be associated with such an unpleasant array of odors and other unpleasantness).