BOO-YAH! We scared you, didn’t we? Ever since the establishment of pranks, jump scare has always already been around. Before we learn from the best jump scare video pranks available on the internet right now, we think it’s best to know what jump scares really are, its origin and history, and of course, how it has given a huge impact to our lives as part-time pranksters! You didn’t expect a little bit of Prank History 101, did you?
Jump scares, a technique contrary to what we thought was invented because some bored prankster wanted to add a little flair to what might be an already getting boring concept, was not established because of that. If you are a fan, if not, have watched some popular horror flicks, you know this moment when something or someone might spring into view with a matching jarring or suspenseful score, then you’re probably in for some jump scare action. You might think that jump scares are a concept easy to produce, but like any other techniques, when done using the hands of someone unskillful, might become messy and be considered as a very cheap thrill. Some of the notable horror films that have utilized the use of this technique are The Phantom of the Opera (silent jumpscare), Psycho (for sure), and Repulsion.
Steering away from the use of jump scares in films, we will now give you techniques on how you can effectively recreate jump scares FOR YOUR PRANKS because we know that this is what you came for. First of all, you have to know that jump scare pranks are like magic tricks. You have to practice and learn how to manipulate other peoples’ minds in various ways. Don’t worry, we are here to help you prepare to be able to triumphantly pull the best jump scare prank you could ever think of.
As the good old saying goes, practice makes perfect. No, we don’t want you looking at yourself in the mirror and making jump scare pranks on yourself. That would be humiliating (and kind of sad, to be honest), right? What we meant by practice is that you have to remember that there is always a next time. The first time you might have decided to pull this kind of prank is open to failure, AND THAT IS OKAY. If the first time you do this technique and you fail, get back up, take notes of what might have possibly gone wrong, and do it better the next time. Remember that a very engaging delivery makes a jump scare prank successful.
Jump scares have been around for a long time and different ideas have definitely emerged. Let’s face it, your victims might have already watched about the jump scare prank idea you have in mind and if that is the case, then you are in big trouble. Don’t worry, if things like this happen, you can always push your brain to think outside the box. Tweak that prank idea a little and think of something that would make your jump scare prank idea set itself apart from the crowd.
Just like any other thing: a little research wouldn’t hurt a little. Yes, you already have a unique and fun jump scare idea in mind, but that is not enough. For you to be able to pull a remarkable jump scare prank, you have to do a little background check about your victim. Ask yourself some of these questions: Is my victim aware of all the best jump scare video pranks out there? Are my victims fun enough to become the subject of my plan? Are they fit to become my target victim for this specific jump scare prank idea? Again, DO. YOUR. RESEARCH.
Before we binge-watch some of our best jump scare video pranks available on the internet right now. Here are some classic jump scare stories you can share with your friends whenever you want to scare them while camping in the woods, having a sleepover, or simply having some fun night with them. Here’s a pro-tip: film you and your friends while having this scary jump scare session. Who knows, your captured moment might become one from the archive of best jump scare video pranks, ever! Again, creative delivery. Remember that!
“I know you’re awake!”
“A young boy is sleeping in his bed on a usual night. He hears footsteps outside his door, and peeks out of his eyes to see what is happening. His door swings open quietly to reveal a murderer carrying the corpses of his parents. After silently propping them up on a chair, he writes something on the wall in the blood of the dead bodies. He then hides under the childs bed.
The child is scared beyond belief. He can’t read the writing on the wall and he knows the man is under his bed. Like any child, he pretends that he slept through the whole thing and hasn’t awoken yet. He lays still as the bodies, quietly hearing the breathes from under his bed.
An hour passes, and his eyes are adjusting more and more to the darkness. He tries to make out the words, but it’s a struggle. He gasps when he finally makes out the sentence.
“I know you’re awake”. He feels something shift underneath his bed.”
“When I was a child my family moved to a big old two-floor house, with big empty rooms and creaking floorboards. Both my parents worked so I was often alone when I came home from school. One early evening when I came home the house was still dark.
I called out, “Mum?” and heard her sing song voice say “Yeeeeees?” from upstairs. I called her again as I climbed the stairs to see which room she was in, and again got the same “Yeeeeees?” reply. We were decorating at the time, and I didn’t know my way around the maze of rooms but she was in one of the far ones, right down the hall. I felt uneasy, but I figured that was only natural so I rushed forward to see my mum, knowing that her presence would calm my fears, as a mother’s presence always does.
Just as I reached for the handle of the door to let myself in to the room I heard the front door downstairs open and my mother call “Sweetie, are you home?” in a cheery voice. I jumped back, startled and ran down the stairs to her, but as I glanced back from the top of the stairs, the door to the room slowly opened a crack. For a brief moment, I saw something strange in there, and I don’t know what it was, but it was staring at me.
This Is Not A Story
“This is me. I’m here. I’m shifting the words that you’re reading, altering them from whatever this person wrote.
I’ve been here for awhile. For as long as you can remember, anyway. Sometimes I say your name as you’re falling asleep, or whisper urgently in your ear. Do you remember the time that I screamed, throwing panic through you and setting your heart racing?
That was fun.
You’re wondering who I am. That’s only natural. Of course, you already know.
I’m you. I’m the real you. I’m the mind that existed here before you stole my body, before you forgot about being a parasite. I’m the child who looked the wrong way, asked the wrong question, saw the wrong thing… but I’m not so little any more.
You may have forgotten me, but I’m still here. I’ve always been here.
I’m going to get out.”
Now that we’ve shared with you these spooky and jump scare-worthy stories you can use to spook and surprise your friends, it’s time for us to watch these best jump scare video pranks we’ve gathered from the Internet. Some of the videos we have here are classics but is surely effective to make your friends or family members pee their pants!
Wait...You’re Not Elsa!
If you’re looking for something to scare your little brother or sister who loves Frozen--heck, even your friends who are kids at heart--use this video of Elsa with a spooky surprise at the end. This is a very effective jump scare video because it kicks the video off with what might seemingly be just an innocent clip of one of our favorite Disney queen, Elsa, and her hit song, Let It Go. The first two minutes won’t definitely get you anywhere, but as the video approaches the two-minute mark, that is when the fun starts. Watch it for yourself to see if this is the best fit for your jump scare prank idea!
Ghost Hunting Gone Wrong
For this next clip, it isn’t really a *jump scare video* but it will definitely make your friends squeal or even poop their pants if you have them watch this! We have proven this and don’t bother asking us why! In this clip, a group of friends decides to do a little ghost hunting in what seems to be an old and already abandoned house. Do you want to know where the scary bit happens? We’re not gonna tell you; go watch it yourself, you coward!
A Classic With A Twist
For our veteran pranksters out there who may have started their career as pranksters back when they were still a kid or those who may be planning to become amateur pranksters, here is a jump scare video that is definitely A MUST WATCH! This video is easily recognizable as a jump scare video since this has been around for ages. Luckily, some bored and *creative* prankster decided to add a little flare to make it extra exciting. No, it isn’t that scary old lady who’s going to pop at the end of the video. Clue: you can’t see him!
Scary Car Commercial
This video is the classic of all classics. Let’s take a brief moment of silence for those who have not possibly seen this yet (but, why?) and for the little kids who were traumatized by this video. This Scary Car Commercial video might even be one of the first jump scare videos to exist. It does not even need an explanation, doesn’t it?
Aside from the best jump scare video pranks we listed above. You could always stick to the trusted magic a good ol’ prank call has. We have that here at Ownage Pranks, of course! Download our prank call app for the best prank call scripts with real-time voice changer and AI-enhanced features. Don’t forget to share them with us and who knows, you might even get a spot at our Hall of Fame!
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