Every college has its own rich lore of legendary pranks; some true, some not. Some pranks are so famous that they’re claimed to have taken place at dozens of different colleges and universities throughout the country. Here is a but a small sampling of such pranks.



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Daughter sends disaster-filled letter to parents to cover bad grades.


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Registrar fills entire class with people having animal surnames.


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Class trains professor to stand in one corner of classroom.


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Student spreads bird seed on football field every day during summer.


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Angry fraternity exacts revenge on its enemies with adulterated donuts.


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Pranking college students pit road repair crew against police.


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Students let loose a flock of livestock with an apparently missing member.

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