Updated: November 20, 2019 6:35:35 pm
Digital artist Pablo Rochat decided to have some fun with the fear that all Apple AirPod owners have of losing the device. He printed life-size AirPod stickers and stuck them across the city, documenting the process on video.
Rochat, who also owns AirPods, said he fears losing the wireless headphones since he drops them often.
“I often see people drop their AirPods, so I thought it would be funny to make it look like people are dropping their AirPods all over the city and see if people would try to pick them up,” he told Mashable.
— Pablo Rochat (@PabloRochat) November 17, 2019
As the tweet went viral, people wanted proof that someone actually fell for the prank. Rochat tweeted a video of the prank and it had people in splits. He also provided the template of the sticker, in case someone else wanted to carry out the same prank.
Footage of the AirPod sticker prank in action: pic.twitter.com/p9k1a8U29A
— Pablo Rochat (@PabloRochat) November 19, 2019
While some said they would pick up and use an AirPod only after sanitising it, others said the joke was “pure evil”.
this is SO funny and i would 100% try to pick one up if i saw it. https://t.co/5e5avEdvz4
— Erin Robertson (@erinrobertsonPR) November 19, 2019
CHAOTIC GOOD ENERGY 😂😂
— julia mf kong❕ (@juliaakong) November 19, 2019
THIS IS THE HERO GOTHAM DESERVES 😭 https://t.co/PqrPUQHltR
— Dopeman Cortez (@MF_DAD) November 18, 2019
Don’t know what’s more evil. This prank or not providing us with the reaction videos.
— Carrington (@carrdenn) November 18, 2019
— side_project (@rumanHuq) November 18, 2019
Please, I beg, can you tape one at the bottom of an escalator. pic.twitter.com/djipZi4UHt
— MOLLYPOP (@Mollyrhale) November 18, 2019
If people are so desperate for AirPods that they would seemingly pick them off a city street with the intention of inserting them in their ear, they deserve to be trolled by this, lol. https://t.co/WPTMmYCyZG
— Blac Efron (@Okay_FLo83) November 19, 2019
This is the kind of innocent trolling I live for. https://t.co/BOo3bGerhw
— Amir Hamzah (@amirwhamzah) November 19, 2019
— Mohamed ELIDRISSI (@MohamedElidr) November 18, 2019
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