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It’s rivalry week on campus, and AirTalk wants to hear your best prank stories




Fisheye view of the half-time show at the 1984 Rose Bowl Game between UCLA and Illinois, Pasadena, California, January 2, 1984. During the third quarter, Caltech students hacked into the scoreboard so it read “Caltech 38, MIT 9,” instead of UCLA leading Illinois by the same number.
Fisheye view of the half-time show at the 1984 Rose Bowl Game between UCLA and Illinois, Pasadena, California, January 2, 1984. During the third quarter, Caltech students hacked into the scoreboard so it read “Caltech 38, MIT 9,” instead of UCLA leading Illinois by the same number.
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Stolen statues. Hijacked card stunts. Dumping manure from a helicopter.

The rivalry blood between USC and UCLA runs deep, and as they go head to head on the football field this Saturday, some of the secret masterminds behind their most memorable pranks are now coming to light.

And it’s not just the Trojans and Bruins of course. The perfectly executed Great Rose Bowl Hoax of 1961 went on record as one of the greatest college high jinks of all time.

In the spirit of contest, AirTalk wants to hear your best prank stories, whether antics across campuses, in the workplace, between friends. Call us at 866-893-6722 or comment below.