When it comes to planning a surprise party, you could go all out with fancy decorations, food and presents. Or, as the photos below prove, you could also try for the most generic birthday party of all time.
"My wife wanted a run-of-the-mill birthday party. I asked her, 'So just a generic party?' This is the result," explains Imgur user Karaoke99. However, we'd like to think he was at least a little inspired by "The Office"'s Dwight Schrute: