18/12/2013 09:56 GMT

After Harvard University Bomb Hoax, We Bring You The Best Get Out Of Class Hoaxes

We've all had that pre-exam panic, but who's actually ever gone so far as sending an email pretending there's a bomb inside the exam building and getting everyone evacuated?

Uh, well that's pretty much what one Harvard University student did, according to the FBI.

And in honour of his extreme, elaborate hoax, we've rounded up a few other contenders:

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