This simple prank is simple to carry out and strikes the ideal combination of annoyance, frustration, and amusement. I’ll teach you how to quickly short sheet a friend’s or loved one’s bed.
What is the definition of short sheeting a bed?
A brief sheet
Adverb (used with object)
- To fold and tuck in the top sheet of (a bed) such that it replicates both the top and bottom sheets: the victim of this prank has his or her legs impeded by the fold as he or she joins the bed.
- To make (someone’s) bed short-sheeted.
*According to Dictionary.com
Put on your naughty mask and let’s get to work!
Step 1: Make a list, then deconstruct it.
Make a mental note of how your victim’s bed is generally made, since you’ll want to recreate that appearance after you’ve attained short sheetness.
Only the fitted sheet should remain on the bed.
Related: How to Fold a Fitted Sheet?
Step 2: Reverse and flip it around.
Replace the top sheet so that the end that should be at the head of the bed is now at the foot.
Tuck and fold the other end of the top sheet beneath the mattress neatly at the head of the bed.
Step 3: Split the difference.
Grab the top sheet’s untucked end from the foot of the bed and fold it in half.
The blanket/quilt should be replaced.
Step 4: Remake
Remake the bed to appear as similar to how it was before you were all sly and whatnot.
Step 5: Satisfaction is the fifth
This is the part where you walk away knowing that when it’s time for your victim to crawl into bed, they’ll have a moment of complete bewilderment, possibly frustration (depending on their level of intoxication or fatigue), before having a good chuckle and head shake (if they’re a good sport) while they undo all your hard work and plot their revenge…
Related: What Is A Top Sheet On A Bed?
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