Category: Prank calls
Characters: Buk Lau, Russell, Rakesh
Prank Victim: Landlords
Rage Level: Moderate
- “Yeah, Mr. Greek I- Mr. Greek I feel like I have a souvlaki skewer sticking in my back you know, it's very- it hurt a lot.”
- “But- are you married? Or do you have a kid? Can I just come snuggle with you?”
- “I know but you can hire the cleaning company man! You can hire the- or you can come put on the maid outfit and come clean for me every week. I'm okay with that too.”
Body of content:
These landlords in NYC got caught in their own lies in this room for rent prank call! I called them as Buk Lau and Rakesh looking to rent the rooms they had listed. They insisted they had no availability, but their story changed when I called them as Russell! Listen to how they responded to getting caught! Why do you think they lied to Buk and Rakesh? Tell me your thoughts in the comments!
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Pranker [speaking as Buk Lau]: Yeah, hello, I'm calling about the uh, the advertisement for the room for the rent?
Guy: What's your name?
Pranker: It's a Buk Lulu.
Pranker: It's a Buk Lulu.
Guy: What's your name?
Pranker: It's Buk Lulu! It's Buk Lulu!
Guy: Buk Lulu?
Guy: Are you Chinese?
Pranker: Right, right, right.
Guy: Uh, you Chi- [speaking in Chinese]
Pranker: Yeah, yeah right.
Guy: Alright Mr. Chinese, I right now, I don't have.
Pranker: Okay, but I- uh mi- Mr. - Mr. A**hole Guy, what is your background? Where are you from?
Guy: I'm Greek.
Pranker: Oh, okay, alright Mr. Greek, I-I-I really- I need a place to stay you understand Mr. Greek?
Guy: Where you live now Mr. Chinese?
Pranker: Uh, Mr. Greek right now I live in the Brooklyn you know?
Guy: I- what have you- what kind of work do you do?
Pranker: I'm going to school you know, I'm looking, I'm going to the college. I need to get like a room to stay for that, you know.
Guy: Oh, you study, you study! You study Mr. Chinese.
Pranker: YEAH! Yeah! Yeah Mr. Greek. Right, right. I've been sleeping in my car outside the campus you know, very hard, very hard.
Guy: No good Mr. Chinese, no good.
Pranker: Yeah, Mr. Greek I- Mr. Greek I feel like a have a souvlaki skewer sticking in my back you know, it's very- it hurt a lot-
Guy: No good.
Guy: Oh, you have souvlaki, alright [stuttering] right now, I don't have, but when I have, I have your phone and I call you Mr. Chinese.
Pranker: It hurt-
Pranker: Yeah but can I come to your house and just share the bed or something like that?
Guy: I don't have nothing now!
Pranker: But- are you married? Or do you have a kid? Can I just come snuggle with you-
Guy: Yes. I married, I have my wife, I have everything.
Pranker: Yeah, okay perfect Mr. Greek. Can I just sleep in between you and your wife for a few days? I pay you the money.
Guy: No. I'm going to call you when I call you back okay? When I have place, okay Mr. Chinese? Alright. Thank you.
Pranker: Yeah, yeah-
Pranker: Of course [stuttering] MR. GREEK- [stuttering]
Pranker: I'm calling about the uh, the room for- for the rent in the Inwood?
Guy2: Ok, 157 and Broadway, that's 1025$.
Pranker: Yeah, yeah, but how much wiggle room do you have on the price?
Guy2: It's 1025$.
Pranker: Yeah, yeah, I know it's a thousand twenty pie, but every time-
Guy2: No. These- the price is set by the company, I just work for them, that's a set price.
Pranker: Okay, what about cleaning? Can you throw in a cleaner every week for half hour?
Guy2: Man I think you got the wrong number, try to look for something else man.
Pranker: Man, can you just- I know it's Monday morning but suck it up man, talk to me, I'm the client and I'm gonna rent this crap from you man.
Guy2: Man- [stuttering] doesn't matter, renting- you'd- you have to do everything by yourself, we don't clean. We're not a cleaning company.
Pranker: I know but you can hire the cleaning company man! You can hire the- or you can come put on the maid outfit and come clean for me every week. I'm okay with that too.
Guy2: Man, I really- What is that? Man are you for real? Man are you- uh- Do you live in this world?
Pranker: Listen, how about you come clean for me once every two weeks?
Pranker [speaking s Rakesh]: Yeah, hello. I am calling about the apartment in the 23rd Street?
Guy2: I don't own an apartment on 23rd Street.
Pranker: Do you have the one uh- on Broadway?
Guy2: That one is rented also.
Pranker: God, so you have nothing right now? Zero right?
Guy2: No. I'll let you know, okay? [phone call ends]
Pranker [speaking as Russell]: Uh, yeah hi, I was calling about the advertisement you have on Craigslist? For the room for rent?
Guy2: 157 on Broadway for 1025$, that's right?
Pranker: Yes sir, that's correct.
Guy2: If you wanna see it tomorrow, you're mostly welcome.
Pranker: Tomorrow would work, uhm, I'm just trying to help out my friend too, I've been trying to- digging around for a place for him. We're starting at Columbia.
Guy2: 157 and Broadway is a close one to Columbia, you're like few stops from there, two stops.
Pranker: Here, here ask him.
Pranker [speaking as Rakesh]: Uh, yeah we're calling about the uh, the one bedroom with the 1025$, so you said- what time did you agree for us to come see it tomorrow?
Guy2: Didn't you call me today? Are you the same guy who called me today, that's right?
Pranker: But you told me it's not available so I had to call somebody- I had-
Guy2: Actually I'm asking you- I'm asking you a question, didn't you call me today and you tried to disrespect me on the phone by telling me you want me to come and clean the apartment?
Pranker: That wasn't me, that wasn't me!
Pranker: You said to me you have no places, you said I don't have anything and I don't have anything available. You lied to me, you are liar. Right?
Guy2: I do not wanna l- talk to somebody or help somebody like you who's trying to disrespect an agent, to tell them why don't you come and clean my apartment for free today.
Pranker: That was n-
Guy2: Shut up.
Pranker [speaking as Buk Lau]: Motherfarker! Listen, listen, that was me okay, I asked you to do the cleaning, not that guy. That's a totally different guy okay? You are mixing up the people man-
Guy2: Oh! So you guys are the same group.
Pranker: You have a farked up mind!
Pranker: But why do you lie, I don't get it. You tell us you don't have the unit you are big fat liar pants, right?
Guy2: This is you- I DON'T WANT TO GIVE YOU MY SERVICES, I HAVE THE RIGHT TO DO SO!
Pranker: But just do me a favor, do me a favor, pick up my dry cleaning and we'll call it even okay?
Pranker: You've been an a**hole guy but- [phone call ends] HELLO? [laughing]