Family pranks grandma on her 80th birthday: Her reaction says it all

Written by Henrik Rothen

Oct.21 - 2023 10:36 AM CET

Her reaction says it all.

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A family decided to pull a prank on their grandmother during her 80th birthday celebration, and her reaction was priceless.

The family captured the entire event on video and later shared it on TikTok, where it garnered more than 50,000 likes.

According to, the video starts with the elderly woman sitting in a chair, surrounded by her family. She appears to be enjoying the company of her loved ones.

However, her mood quickly changes when a man playing bagpipes walks through the front door. It turns out that the grandmother despises bagpipes, making the surprise both shocking and humorous for her.

Her reaction

As the bagpipe player enters, the grandmother's face clearly shows her displeasure.

She even exclaims "no" but then starts to laugh.

The video overlay reads, "When your family surprises your bagpipe-hating grandma with a special performance on her 80th birthday."

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The TikTok video has received numerous comments, with many users expressing their love for the video.

One user wrote, "Love bagpipes. 'Amazing Grace' on bagpipes makes me cry like a baby."

Another commented, "My dad hates bagpipes, so naturally, I hired one to play as we walked down the aisle at my wedding. Not for the actual ceremony, just for my dad and me."