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As an adult, you are older, smarter, taller, and generally better than some smart-mouthed kid. It is your duty, your responsibility, to gently prank that kid and show them who's the big adult.

1. Here's one way to get them out of bed.

But way healthier for kids than real Cinnabon.
But way healthier for kids than real Cinnabon.

2. Give them what they literally asked for.

You see, he wanted Beats by Dre, and her name is AnDREa, so…
You see, he wanted Beats by Dre, and her name is AnDREa, so…

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3. Exploit their illiteracy on special occasions.

Yeah, kids are dumb.
Yeah, kids are dumb.

4. Yes, even Christmas.

Merry Christmas, dummy.
Merry Christmas, dummy.

5. Admit you have a favorite.

Stop pretending you don't.
Stop pretending you don't.
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6. Make them earn their keep.

Also make them think you're some kind of wizard.
Also make them think you're some kind of wizard.


7. Make them think you don't love them.

The first one is understandable, but Ghostbusters II?!
The first one is understandable, but Ghostbusters II?!

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8. Who wears short shorts? You wear short shorts.

He really doesn't have the legs to pull those off.
He really doesn't have the legs to pull those off.

9. Dash their hopes.

"But Sheldon loves computers, sweetie!"
"But Sheldon loves computers, sweetie!"


10. Make them earn their prize.

An Easter Egg hunt should last for at least 12 hours.
An Easter Egg hunt should last for at least 12 hours.
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11. Teach them about the importance of reading contracts.

Legally binding.
Legally binding.

12. Embarrass them in front of the opposite sex.

No one anymore.
No one anymore.

13. Freak them out.

These parents told their kids they had another, third kid who didn't take a bath and turned into a mushroom, and so they put mushroom pictures in old photo albums.
These parents told their kids they had another, third kid who didn't take a bath and turned into a mushroom, and so they put mushroom pictures in old photo albums.
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14. Show them you know them like nobody else ever will.

That's where you sleep. (Because you are a dork.)
That's where you sleep. (Because you are a dork.)
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