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How to Booby Trap a Co-Worker's Chair

Here’s a quick and easy way to rattle your office mate and get some good laughs at the same time.


  • Step 1: Buy fishing line Pick up a roll of fishing line at a local sporting goods store.
  • Step 2: Tie things up Tie the line securely around the stuff on your coworker’s desk and cubicle.
  • TIP: Don’t tie the line to anything that could be damaged in a fall, or that might hurt your target or someone else.
  • Step 3: Position the chair Push the chair against the desk as far as it will go.
  • Step 4: Tie line to chair Tie one end of the fishing line to any of the chair’s legs.
  • Step 5: Stick around Make sure you stick around to see all your hard work pay off…
  • FACT: Twenty-two percent of all workers' compensation claims are for lower back pain attributed to sitting all day in uncomfortable office chairs.

You Will Need

  • Fishing line
  • Time to set your trap

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