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Guy Pulls Off Genius Prank On Neighbour’s WiFi Printer

by : UNILAD on : 03 Jan 2017 15:16
Twitter

If you own a wireless printer, you may want to set up a password if you haven’t already, otherwise you’re just asking for trouble – just ask Blake Messick.

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Recently, Blake was attempting to print something off from his own printer at home when he noticed his neighbour had bought a new wireless one, and had forgotten to set the password on it – meaning anyone close by, including Blake, could use it.

Not wanting to waste an opportunity, he decided to have a little fun.

https://twitter.com/blakemessick/status/814777606834884608/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

What’s scarier than technology becoming self aware and taking over the world? Absolutely nothing. And Blake’s neighbour knows that.

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Allegedly sending the message to his neighbour through the wireless printer, it seems like Blake’s prank worked a little too well – the printer ended up on their front lawn, along with a bag of trash.

And Blake didn’t waste an opportunity there, either.

[tweet https://twitter.com/blakemessick/status/815313191936937986?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw/ conversation=”false”]

[tweet https://twitter.com/blakemessick/status/815315662713323520/ conversation=”false”]

And that, people, is how you bag yourself a new printer for free.

The original tweet from Blake was published on Friday, December 30. Since then, the prank has been liked and retweeted a combined 101,000 times.

It’s also gained Blake a fair few fans.

[tweet https://twitter.com/CynthiaSchames/status/815407183991099392?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw/ conversation=”false”]

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[tweet https://twitter.com/ragexandxlove/status/815802811615236096?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw/ conversation=”false”]

[tweet https://twitter.com/tbredin/status/815385377070465024/ conversation=”false”]

It’s not clear whether the prank was a viral hoax or not, but either way, this guy’s a genius.

Amazing.

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    Blake Messick