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People Reveal the Craziest Thing They’ve Ever Made Someone Believe

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How Gullible Are You?

Do you fall for pranks and tricks often? Or perhaps you’re the one in your family or group of friends who loves tricking others into doing or believing ridiculous things.

Even the smartest among us can fall prey to a good joke now and then, whether we’re just very gullible or too trustworthy, but how far is too far?

You might be too embarrassed to admit the wildest thing you ever fell for, but these are the types of stories we can look back on and still laugh at, even years later. Redditors were asked to share the craziest stories they ever made someone else believe, and it’s hard not to laugh at these pranks.

At the very least, here are some ideas for how to trick your gullible friends…

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Source: Twitter @Netjeretkhau

Would you fall for these?

A Tale of Two Lovers

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“In high school, a classmate of mine didn’t read the book A Tale of Two Cities by Dickens and we had an essay test that day. She panicked and asked one of her friends what the book was about. Her friend told her that it was Dicken’s groundbreaking work about homosexual rights during the Victorian Era, and that Sydney Carton and Charles Darnay were gay lovers who had to flee from the meddling Lucie Manette who was trying to “out” them so she could marry Charles for his money.

“I can only assume that she didn’t think her friend would believe her because . . .seriously. Instead, instant high school legend and one very pissed off teacher.”

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

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Source: Atlantic Releasing Corporation

“In first grade I told the girl that sat across from me that I was a werewolf and I had to take pills to keep it from taking over. Then I acted like I was changing and said that I forgot to take my pill that day. She started crying and told on me :/”