Teacher-turned-author Bart King has just penned The Pocket Guide To Mischief (Gibbs Smith), a mini book that contains info on everything aspiring mischief makers need to know to pull the perfect prank.
King a jokester who grew up in a family of nine kids says the keys to executing an effective prank are preparation, organization, and strategy.
He cites something called the Frozen Flash Mob as a cool trick that can be carried out by a coordinated group of pranksters with synchronized watches.
The mischief mob meets in a public area, and at an agreed upon time, they freeze into place for five minutes, prompting confusion, stares, and laughter from unsuspecting onlookers.
King explains, You can have a couple kissing, a guy playing guitar, and another person whos pointing at something just stop and freeze. Its a non-pandemonium prank that gets good laughs.
Another good group gag is to use instant mashed potato mix to spell out names and designs on a friends lawn. The morning dew enlarges the mix, making the potato prank hard to miss.
For more info, visit bartking.net.
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