April Fool’s Day could also be lengthy over however for some, the withstanding results of taking the joke too far are most positively not.
While most jokes that fall on the vacation are lighthearted pranks or teases, “joking” about quitting your job to your boss in all probability isn’t going to end in lots of laughter.
TikToker @Garrison9173 posted a video that begins with him strolling into his boss’ workplace.
“I quit my job April 1st … and back up Monday for work,” the video textual content reads with a voiceover studying.
“I thought you were done, I thought you quit,” the person’s boss says earlier than he tries to elucidate that it was an April Fool’s Day joke, a lot to his boss’ disbelief.
April Fool’s fell on a Friday this 12 months.
“No I left,” the person explains, saying that he instructed one other co-worker that he can be again, earlier than ending with “All’s good brother.”
Of course, commenters each employed and unemployed, had a subject day with this one.
“Paperwork was done and sent by that time,” one commenter steered. “He just lost a good employee and he know it by the look on his face.”
“I would never put my job on the line like that and leave and not come back till the next day,” mused one other.
Several commenters identified the lengthy, awkward pause that the person’s boss offers him when he comes again into the workplace claiming his resignation to be a joke, whereas others questioned why the person didn’t inform his employer he was joking on the identical day.
“There’s always that one employee who you want to get rid of but they never have any reason for,” somebody wrote. “You just gave them that reason.”
The TikToker adopted up in his personal remark part by saying he was now “unemployed” and posted a observe up video of him on the next Friday going to gather his paycheck.
To the shock and shock of nobody, he didn’t obtain stated paycheck.
His boss bluntly instructed him that the joke was on him earlier than the TikToker desperately, albeit comically, requested “So can I reapply?”
The two movies mixed have been seen over 2.41 million instances, with the preliminary April Fool’s video having been performed round 2.1 million instances itself with over 215,000 likes.
Newsweek reported that the person’s job upon the time of the “prank” was a high-rise window cleaner.