Is there anything worse than going to the bathroom only to find you forgot to check if there was any toilet paper?  There is Now!

I made a fake roll of toilet paper out of cardboard, and inserted a removable prank message for that moment of truth when your victim realizes that no salvation will come from that little white roll.  I can't wait to get my little brothers with this guy!

Happy Pranking!  And remember to vote for your favorite pranks starting April 3rd!

Disclaimer: This little roll of paper can be a powerful and day ruining little prank if used maliciously, so I suggest that care be taken when setting up where and on whom it will be used.  Don't bring it to the mall and replace it for a real roll.  Don't use it on your grandma.  Don't be mean.  April 1st should be fun day.  ;)

Step 1: Gather your props

The picture above shows the types of materials you'll need to make this.  [Pic.1]

an empty toilet paper roll tube
a full roll of the paper you want to clone
a source of cardboard (cereal box, etc.)
glue stick (or double-sided tape)
scotch tape
scissors or exacto-knife

Also, about an hour of time and a victim with a sense of humor.

For the ends of my TP roll I didn't want it to just look like a disc of white paper, so I made a Word document with images that simulate the ends of a real roll of TP to print off and cut out.  [Pic. 2] shows a printed example.

<p>I simply Maced the toilet paper at the malls. It was easier.</p>
<p>I'll try this one.</p><p>I couldn't help but notice there's a typo on <strong>&quot;Step 5</strong> <strong>use it's power wisely young grasshopper...&quot;</strong></p><p>Thanks for sharing.<br></p>
Could you just send me one with blank message I failed really bad lol
haha :) <br>
I did this last year and got the whole family on April Fools day. Brought it back out in the summer and got my grandson when he was in town for a visit. Haven't gotten it out today yet, I know my youngest son is just waiting for it. going to let him think I forgot about it and then get him. Thanks for a great and easy prank that just keeps giving!!
Hilarious... I can't wait for April now :D
Hahaha i try to make this but are you Hungarian because i' m hungarian.
Hungry, not Hungary
exactly :)
hahahahahahahaha i have to try this one
LOL very very cool.<br>I think I will do it now, despite that 1. April is already over..
Thanks for the great prank and instructions. I made one and got my spouse really good at 400am today! I'll attach pics of mine. I used TP and a glue stick on the ends to camoflage the cardbord. In the pictures one roll is real and the other is the prank. Fun trick, and reusable. It is easy to glue stick of more TP on the prank roll if the prankee rolls it off at discovery.
Awesome! Very nicely done.
i did this on my mom!
You know, I was almost going to do this and plant it in my little sisters' bathroom... Then I saw the &quot;jerk-ish older brother&quot;.<br><br>I think I'm going to anyways, this is hilarious.
you should try putting the end of a torn sheet of tp about 1 millimeter off the end
.docx file? Oh f***!<br>Could you please reupload it in .doc (Word 97-2003 file)?<br>I only have licensed Office 2000 and don't want to install cracked software.
There is a patch you can download from Microsoft to let it read newer formats. It won't be able to do anything fancy from the new types, but normal stuff should load fine.
Huge Thanks!<br>Mac -&gt; WinXP SP2 licensed -&gt; Word 2000 + patch = great! And still no cracked software!
Or you could get a Macintosh and stop all this silliness. You have hijacked a very funny and cruel idea with a dozen nerdy comments. Stop it.
Microsoft puts out a viewer for your scenario: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=3657ce88-7cfa-457a-9aec-f4f827f20cac&amp;displaylang=en
if you go to Microsoft.com and type in 'Word 2000 compatibility' then you get taken to a totally legal Microsoft upgrade allowing versions back to (at least) Office 2000 to read nd create the new, post-2007 formats.
Or just save as .doc and keep everyone happy. Just sayin.<br><br>Open Office, star office, Abiword etc all use .doc just fine (and all cost $0).
See CarlGG's comment below.
why not open it in google docs or hotmail documents?
Or Open Office. It's free.
I don't have a printer at home and internet at work, so I need to be able to open the file locally.
Microskoff? Ahhh such loyalty to such a company.... Not.
Certainly. Your will be done!
The link to the update:<a href="http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=941b3470-3ae9-4aee-8f43-c6bb74cd1466&displaylang=en"><br> http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=941b3470-3ae9-4aee-8f43-c6bb74cd1466&amp;displaylang=en</a><br> <br> Also, there is a free &quot;Word Viewer&quot; (at bottom of the link) you might use, if you don't have Office at all.
Oh.... so cruel :). <br>Really like!
This is good. <br><br>I machine embroider on Toilet Paper - just about any message - its a great gag gift also machine embroider on soap. It is easy to do. <br><br>Ila in Maine<br>
Great Instructable!! So Diabolical Bwahahahaha!!
Strongly suggest you keep a stash of the real stuff next to the toilet. That way your victim will not reciprocate with something nasty.
Прикольно! Нужно будет попробывать!
Can you spare one square?<br><br>problem being that you've given the victim at least 3 to work with :(
You COULD have a wad of toilet paper attached to the end of the pull-out sign. So they think, DOH! NO PAPER!... but as they pull it out they find some... /phew
This is fantastic! Good job &quot;young grasshoper&quot; :-)
This is funny. I'll pull it on my mom!
. Yeah getting the roll ends &quot;faked&quot; was the thing that clinched the deal on this for technical excellence.<br> <br> I was wondering how you actually would make a fake roll look realistic - with out some kind of complex cutting or reproduction of the roll sides themselves.<br> <br> I mean it doesn't have to look totally 100% under the microscope realistic, but plain white paper - with sheen and no texture probably would pass the glance and then drop your draws test and it would probably pass the &quot;lay the terd&quot;&nbsp; AND THEN look at the toilet roll test....<br> <br> For most people - it would because it's so completely unexpected...<br> <br> But giving the roll the appearance of a textured roll of toilet paper - that is the subtlety that passes all the glance tests and the scrutiny of the sharp eyed - who do not use the toilet for 5 minutes of deep sleep with the eyes open, first thing in the morning.<br> <br> Clever.<br> <br> Ranks up there with putting a white balloon into the toilet bowl for the women's nightly expeditions....<br> <br> <br> <br> <br>
i am going to bring like 12 of these to school and put them in the teachers bathroom<br>
heh heh heh, imma do this to my college
I should make 12 of them and replace an entire bag of TP with these XD
haha thats terrible when you're the one with your pants off
this is awesome. will definitely try this. another thing that is fun to do is to unroll the roll a bit, write messages on the TP, and then roll it up again.
i knows its the one on the left (i know tape when i see it and i saw a teeny bit coming out
Oh I completly get it! Thats really good! I'm probly going to make one of these.

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