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Mac OS X Leopard Killer Tips by Dave Gales, Scott Kelby

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Chapter 15. Cheap Trick: Mac OS X Pranks

Although this is a pretty short chapter, it may be (a) the most fun, (b) the most cruel, or (c) a delightful combination of the two. (The difference between “fun” and “cruel” is the difference between “reading the pranks” and “perpetrating them.”) The original outline for this book didn’t have a “pranks” chapter at all, but as I was writing tips for the other chapters, I’d sometimes think, “Boy, if you didn’t know about this, and somebody who did know it wanted to mess with you, they could pretty much bring your Mac life crashing down around you.” I imagined this could create a new brand of Mac heroes—people who would pull these pranks in secret on the machines of unsuspecting co-workers, then show up later ...

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