April Fools’ Day is right around the corner and it has a pranking tradition that many people would rather avoid. Some tricks are just plain cruel while others are simply hilarious.

No matter how you spin it, though, you generally don’t want to be on the receiving end of these pranks.

Here are some of the funniest, cruelest, and most mind-bending (not to mention juvenile) pranks we’ve seen.

1. Risky dessert proposition.