It’s that time of year again. When co-workers get together for a little cheer and bosses keep an eye out for their most creative team members. That’s right, it’s April Fools’ Day. The day when all your rehearsing, planning and thoughtfulness culminates into a few minutes of well orchestrated, memorable acts.

We took it upon ourselves to compile a list of 5 April Fools’ Day jokes you should probably never stage in the office (on any day) especially if you want to remain employed and respected by the people you work with.  Enjoy!

1. Just when you decided to give up on your New Year’s Resolutions, these special treats in the break room remind you today won’t be your cheat day after all.

Image Credit: @sarcasticfitnessmama on Instagram

Image Credit: @sarcasticfitnessmama on Instagram

2. Were they out of whoopee cushions?

(Image Credit: Reddit, 12q9et)

(Image Credit: Reddit, 12q9et)

3. After being called to the break room for a slice of this delicious cake you’ll never look at the annual office pitch-in the same. Ever.

Image Credit: Reddit, blinhorst

Image Credit: Reddit, blinhorst

4. And the person who pulled this prank seriously has too much time on their hands …

Image Credit: Sanjeev on Imgur

Image Credit: Sanjeev on Imgur

5. It took six hours before someone came to this co-workers rescue only to find:

Image Credit: BuzzFeed

Image Credit: BuzzFeed