The Superball prank has everything: a long set up, an incredible premise, and sweet, sweet release. The perpetrators, Gene and his work buddy, bought 2000 Superballs for $100. Instead of throwing them down a hall or eating them, they decided to create a Superball tsunami. Any prank that requires someone to try it out before the fact to confirm that it didn't hurt is a winner in our book.
The premise is simple: the pair created a firing tube, trapdoor ceiling tile, and a tripwire. The resulting torrent of Superballs freaks out their co-worker and provides minutes of WMV-encoded entertainment.
Thank you for all your submissions and thanks to you, Gene, for proving that rubber and potentially lethal trapdoors can still make us smile.
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