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15 Parents Who Absolutely Trolled Their Kids

Honestly, I believe 80% of the appeal of parenting is gently trolling your kids and these 15 parents have done it up right.

Now — I don’t mean doing anything to purposefully elicit pain or serious mental anguish on  your kid, of course! But a little teasing, a little prodding, gives you all something to laugh about in 20 years. Here are some awesome examples of parents perfecting the perfect prank.

1. Daughter turned 18 and parent carved a spooky pumpkin

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2. In the bathroom of OP’s parents’ house.

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3. Thanks for eating all the cucumbers in the cucumber roll, ma.

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4. Teen was not helpful at breakfast

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5. Hide the candy

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6. Apparently used diapers make great hiding spots

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7. It’s a candy-coated orange, not a cake pop

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8. Dads.

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9. These people blow

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10. Genius.

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11. Laundry

12. Hiding the worst toys

13. Mom pranks

14. Take that, kid

15. April Fools