burnie Cast & Crew

"Anatomy of an office prank"

On this week's podcast we talked about a prank tailor-made for Gus that worked perfectly. Here's how it all started with Gav:

Then JayOrDan:

What I love best about this is how prepared they were to immediately start torturing Gus.There was not a moment of hesitation when I asked them to mentally break down another employee.

We all did this for a few days and eventually gave up because Gus was not cracking. I thought that he had figured out and just refused to give us the satisfaction of acknowledging it. Little did I know, he was scouring the internet for a solution and trying to figure out how to reinstall iChat.

Our further conversation sums it up:
1 year ago  |  Comments (164)  |  + 613 Funny
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Tropes MadeUpWorlds
I was laughing so hard when Gus freaked out over this on the podcast. I wish my work was like yours.
1 year ago  |  + 109 Ditto
AdamLyons Sponsor
The reaction on the podcast was worth it, it's been awhile since I laughed that hard.
#2  Posted 1 year ago
Idk if its just me, but my ideal job would be to work in a place like this, where random psychological torture of an employee was committed regularly, and on the whimsy of fellow employees.
#3  Posted 1 year ago
RoadBlock Site Admin
That reminds me of the old days were all the sponsors added cheese to their normal avatars. When people asked about it, we were all "What cheese?"
1 year ago  |  + 21 Cool
Connor Samurai4life
Quite literally one o the funniest moments on the podcast.
1 year ago  |  + 16 Ditto
You shouldn't make a pregnant woman laugh this hard at 8 mos....I almost pee'd EVERYWHERE...
1 year ago  |  + 14 Funny
aquatucker Sponsor
Surgeon General's Warning: Listening to the Rooster Teeth Podcast while pregnant may result in you peeing everywhere.
#1  Posted 1 year ago
Is this the same Surgeon General left on masturbation row?
#2  Posted 1 year ago
One time I spent a whole day at work walking without moving my arms.
1 year ago  |  + 13 Funny
so you were a robot? i might try this too.
#2  Posted 1 year ago
I don't know why, but that is hilarious to me.
#3  Posted 1 year ago
Wolfwood0000 not the face
It's the law, If someone asks you to mess with Gus you must obey
1 year ago  |  + 12 Funny
Its not like it would be possible to resist in the first place!
#1  Posted 1 year ago
hydra38811 Sponsor
I was laughing so hard at Gus's reaction that I was starting to think that listening to the podcast and driving might be a bad combination.
1 year ago  |  + 12 Funny
Your profile pic is awesome! Sadly I have but one mod to give.
#1  Posted 1 year ago
grumpywinter Dark Sider
My amusment is only matched by my sadness that it wasnt recorded on video of gus freaking out.
1 year ago  |  + 9 Ditto
Stoopidboy6 Sponsor
You say dumbest jobs? I say best jobs.

I just wish his reaction was on video, the audio was hilarious so I can only imagine how the freak out looked like in person.
1 year ago  |  + 8 Ditto
I concur, they have the best jobs! My job involves cleaning up after people too lazy and/or incompetent to walk five feet and deposit trash into a trash can. My only consolation is that they're laziness ensures I have a pay check... and that I'm fully justified in hating 90% of humanity.
#1  Posted 1 year ago
Lol you guys have the best jobs ever xD
1 year ago  |  + 6 Ditto
aww102 SQSpectre13
I tip my hat to you and your two minions, good sir!

Gus' outburst on the podcast was goddamn hilarious. I so wish it had been taped! Can't wait for the RTAA of the incident!
1 year ago  |  + 6 Ditto
I think that whatever video is in line for next week needs to be delayed so that this can be the primary focus next Wednesday!

#1  Posted 1 year ago
CamperKiller Sponsor
I wish this podcast had been a VodCast!
I nearly crashed my bike listening to this on my morning ride to work!
1 year ago  |  + 5 Funny
They must have forgot what happened to Matt last time someone pulled a prank on Gus.
1 year ago  |  + 4 Funny
priest81 Non Sequitur
You have inspired me, sir. I am going to celebrate my boss' 45th birthday by buying a whole bunch of black balloons, but only inflating them half way. It will drive him absolutely crazy.
1 year ago  |  + 3 Funny
spaz93 Sponsor
Another reason why i love RoosterTeeth <3
1 year ago  |  + 3 Ditto
Reminds me of the time when I switched the "default" and "busy" mouse icon on my friend's computer. For an hour I was rolling as he literally yelled at his laptop for being "slow".
1 year ago  |  + 3 Funny
Staying classy :p
1 year ago  |  + 3 Zing!
Bogie MutantFlea
"An elegant prank with hilarious results"
1 year ago  |  + 2 Funny
Echo42 Sponsor
You are beautiful people, you need noble prizes for this.
1 year ago  |  + 2 Ditto
Elol22 olle
One of the most brilliant pranks ever
1 year ago  |  + 2 Funny
minclassics RT Podcast
The reveal on the podcast was one of the best moments in RT history. I nearly fell over from laughing. To get that kind of reaction out of Gus was priceless.

Thanks for making the week that much brighter.
1 year ago  |  + 1 Funny
GamaBomb Sponsor
i am super jealous of rooster teeth employees
1 year ago  |  + 1 Ditto
Gus explosion on the podcast was phenomenal...I'd like to think he is somehow summizing a plan to get you all back, but most likely, he's just consuming large amounts of alcohol
1 year ago  |  + 1 Ditto
WillsShdow Welp
Ahh the evil genius that is burnie
1 year ago
I loved this moment of the podcast. You guys are the shit. I want to work at Rooster Teeth so bad.
1 year ago
"This is Awesome"
1 year ago
NostBD Digital Salt
"Yes :D"
1 year ago
I will say that it because of you guys that I will be killed by my younger sister for introducing my two nieces to rooster teeth and all the productions and I personally don't see any harm from it because one is a teenager and the other is a pre-teen and I personally enjoy watching my two nieces making snarky comments to my sister when she says something to them. Ah my evil plan is coming to a head ha-ha-ha.
1 year ago
bmurray2250 WarTrap
Burnie and the team have to much fun, so politically incorrect. Love it.
1 year ago
All of Gav's texts are one-syllable, beside the cursing.

Ah, the "obviously superior British school system..."
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