PRANK GIFT BOXES 101
YES, IT’S AN EMPTY BOX.
We were going to write something here, but figured we couldn't do much better than Yahoo! Tech Guru David Pogue's finely crafted words:
In this holiday season, we could use a little joy. Prank Packs will bring it.
They’re the boxes for screamingly funny, hilariously awful, but scarily plausible products that don’t really exist. The photography, typography and layout of these boxes are perfect. I mean, they look exactly like the cheesiest products you’d buy from TV infomercials.
Anyway, the point is that you put people’s real presents inside the empty Prank Pack boxes. Then, when they unwrap their gifts, you get that delicious moment of watching their faces as they struggle to be tactful. They think you’ve just given them the all-time turkey of presents.
Once they figure out that it’s just a satirical prank, there’s even more laughter — and then gratitude for the much more thoughtful present you’ve stashed inside.
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BUT REALLY, I STILL HAVE QUESTIONS…
Who is Prank-O and what happened to Prank Pack™?
Take it easy. Prank Pack™ still exists as our product line of prank gift boxes. We renamed the company Prank-O so that eventually we can make additional hilarious things beyond Prank Packs.
Is it true that you’re really just selling empty boxes?
That is correct. Prank Packs are empty boxes with fake products and brands printed on the outside.
What size are the prank boxes?
Each Prank Pack™ gift box measures: 11.25”x 9”x 3.25”. (About the size of a giant phone book.)
Does it say anywhere on the box that it’s a prank?
I’m glad you asked. Yes, once the victim opens the box they will see two bright yellow tabs that read, “Prank You!” & “ Don’t get too excited, your real gift is inside.”
Can I buy the actual product shown on the boxes?
No. Don’t be weird.
Why would anybody pay money for an empty box?
That’s hurtful. A Prank Pack™ is far more than an empty box. Prank Packs add surprise and delight to virtually any gift! Whether you’re a thoughtful shopper or more of a pick-something-up-on-the-way person, putting your present in a Prank Pack™ will make it more memorable.
I gave a Prank Pack™ last year and it was a smashing success. Will it work again?
Yes! We have dozens of different styles to choose from that will keep them guessing. Also, look at the next question for some tips on how to sell the prank to the most skeptical of victims.
How can I take my Prank Packing to the next level?
You’re one of those people that practices wrapping gifts aren’t you? We like your style. Here are some tips we’ve gathered over years of professional pranking:
Have the box shrink wrapped after you’ve filled it with your real gift.
Try to match the weight of the item on the outside of the box. Adding some heavier objects will add to the deception, making it feel more real.Get a few other people in on the joke ahead of time (not too many though).
Give them a few lines they can say to really get the victim thinking you’ve all gone insane.
I’m a Prank-O Superfan, can I get the inside scoop whenever you release new products?
Wow, we’re big fans of you too! You can join our VIP Superfan Club and be the first to learn about our new products. And, because we like you, we may even send you a few super exclusive promotions. We promise not to overload your inbox though. Companies that do that are just the worst.
So you really won’t accept my Bitcoins?
Sorry, we’re just not as futuristic as you. We’ll take your Bitcoins if you want, but we won’t accept them as a payment for your order.
Can I change the address or add products to my order?
If you completed your order and then realized you entered an incorrect shipping address, or you forgot to get a box for your Aunt Beatrice, please email us immediately and we may be able to help. Include your order number and the issue you are having. That said, your order may have already been processed before we are able to catch it. If your order has already been processed, you may be able to contact the shipping provider and work with them to update the address. But again, email us and we can try to get this sorted.
Can I buy these boxes on Amazon?
Yes, but you’ll get a better deal if you buy them here. Especially if you’re stocking up.
I purchased a Prank Pack™ through Amazon. Should I contact you if I have questions?
No, please contact Amazon Customer Service and they will be able to answer any questions you have.
How do I make a return?
What are my shipping options, and how long will it take?
After an order is placed, please allow one business day for processing. The shipping timelines below start after an order has been processed. For example, an order placed on a Friday, with 2 day shipping, will not ship until the following Monday, and will arrive on Wednesday.
Free Shipping on orders over $15: 3 to 7 Business Days (+ Processing Day)Standard Shipping: 3 to 7 Business Days (+ Processing Day)2 Day Shipping: 2 Business Days (+ Processing Day)Overnight Shipping: 1 Business Day (+ Processing Day)15-Minute Drone Delivery: Service discontinued due to Cessna Incident.
23-Day Transatlantic Steamship: Service discontinued in 1929.Standard International: 7 – 14 Business DaysPriority International: 3 – 5 Business Days **Free Shipping is only available in the United States
**Due to the Canada Post Strike, please allow 3 – 5 extra days for the Standard International shipping method to Canada.
Do you ship internationally?
Can I ship my Prank Pack directly to the person I’m trying to Prank?
Sure, but that’s not really how this works. Our boxes all ship flat and empty. You will need to fold it into a box, put your real gift inside, and wrap it before the pranking magic can happen.
I’m trying to prank someone I live with. If they get the mail will it spoil the prank?
No. As long as they don’t open that package the Prank Pack will remain hidden inside with the only clue being the Prank-O name on the shipping label.
I never received my order, what should I do?
That’s not good, but we are here to help.If you haven’t done so already, find and open the shipping confirmation email you received. It will include a tracking number, and will give you the status of your order.If the tracking information says it was delivered, we recommend you check the back door, front door, your creepy neighbor’s house, or any other place you can think it might be. You may also want to check with your family members or roommates to see if they grabbed it by accident. We don’t mean to insult your intelligence here, but you’d be surprised how often a missing package shows up in one of those places. Seriously, like 9 out of 10 times. We didn’t actually do the math but it’s probably in the ballpark.Still no order? Please send us an email with your name, order number, and what was ordered. Then we’ll work with you to crack the case.
My order arrived damaged or is incomplete.
We’ve invested heavily in building the greatest fleet of fulfillment robots and delivery drones the world has ever seen, but they occasionally make mistakes. Please send us an email with your order number and what’s missing or damaged. After that we’ll get it straightened out.
I ordered a Prank Pack™ and all I received was a flat empty box, where is the actual product I ordered?
Oh, boy. This again? Alright, here we go. Prank Packs are empty gift boxes designed to be used as practical jokes. The product depicted on the box you ordered does not actually exist, and the world is better off for it. We try to make this as clear as possible by explaining this on almost every page. We also had you check a box to confirm you understood you were buying a gift box before completing your order. If you still want to email us and admit that you didn’t understand, you can contact us here. We promise to be nice, but understand we will be laughing at you around the water cooler.