updated 11/18/2010 4:15:22 AM ET 2010-11-18T09:15:22

FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 17, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, ThinkGeek releases the perfect gag gift for the 2010 holiday season, the TannenBomb Prank Christmas Ornament. The TannenBomb is an attractive Christmas tree ornament that doubles as a devilishly clever prank device. Joining the ranks of other fiendishly popular products in the ThinkGeek Annoy-a-tron family, the TannenBomb Ornament emits random ear piercing sounds to create holiday mayhem.

Once placed on the tree, the weight of the hanging ornament activates the ThinkGeek TannenBomb. Then, every 30 minutes or so, the TannenBomb will chime off one of several sounds: a beep, chirping crickets, a high frequency noise or an elf giggle. The noise is enough to drive the receiver of this "gift" crazy as they desperately look for the source of chaos, but the sound is short enough to make it impossible to locate and the interval is random. This combination makes the TannenBomb a gift that truly keeps on giving.

The TannenBomb is the ultimate gift to fool your friends, family or office co-workers. Just slip the ornament onto your office Christmas tree or take it to your next holiday party, then sit back and enjoy the bewilderment of holiday revelers. Make sure not to laugh out loud though, or you'll get caught as the culprit.

The round silver ornament features a geeky zombie and robot design with red accents and a white bow. There is no on/off switch on the TannenBomb. The weight of the ornament activates the device when hung on the tree. Batteries are included which will power the TannenBomb's mayhem for about a month... let's hope it doesn't go on for that long for the recipient's sake.

The TannenBomb is available now on ThinkGeek.com for $11.99. For more information, contact PR representative Jessica Darrican at Jessica @ maxborgesagency . com or 305-576-1171 x.16.

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ThinkGeek is the premier retailer for the global geek community. A wholly owned subsidiary of Geeknet, Inc. (Nasdaq:GKNTD), ThinkGeek was founded in 1999 to serve the distinct needs and interests of technology professionals and enthusiasts. Today, ThinkGeek has grown to become the first choice for innovative and imaginative gifts that appeal to the geek in everyone. For more information, please visit thinkgeek . com or call 1-888-GEEKSTUFF.

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