Things to do when bored.

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    Appayipyip42 Experienced
    Are You Bored? Try These Things:

    Act like a spy / secret agent for the day
    Act like you just met your friend for the first time
    Act profound
    Ad lib
    Add some strawberries to your ice cream
    Adopt strange mannerisms
    Alphabetize the food in your fridge
    Announce your candidacy for President.
    Annoy total strangers
    Apply for a unicorn hunting license
    Appreciate everything
    Archive the Internet to 3.5" floppy disks (low density of course)
    Arrest yourself
    Ask a question nobody can answer
    Ask embarrassing questions
    Ask for seconds
    Ask people how to pronounce their name
    Ask people if they want to see your “belly button treasure”
    Ask people if they’ve seen your head
    Ask stupid questions.
    Ask the person in front of you to marry you.
    Ask why
    At the bottom of escalators yell “MY SHOELACE!”
    Attract lightning
    Award yourself a Nobel Peace Prize
    Baby oil the floor
    Backstroke your way to class
    Bake the world’s biggest doughnut hole
    Balance a pencil on your nose
    Balance a pillow on your head
    Balance your checkbook
    Bark at people in the grocery store
    Bark at your dog
    Bark at your parents
    Be a leaf and leave
    Be a loan shark
    Be a lone shark
    Be a monk...for a day
    Be a no-name
    Be a non-being
    Be a REALLY cautious driver
    Be a side affect.
    Be a smart blonde
    Be a spy
    Be a square root.
    Be a superstar
    Be amazing
    Be blue
    Be blunt
    Be Buddha
    Be cherubic.
    Be cold
    Be cute
    Be envious
    Be halfway
    Be hot
    Be immobile
    Be in the wrong place at the right time.
    Be jealous
    Be lazy
    Be legendary
    Be lord of the flies
    Be negative
    Be nervous
    Be neutral
    Be one of those people that yell “SHH!” (Even though they ADD to the noise)
    Be positive
    Be really annoying to everybody
    Be sharp
    Be smart
    Be somebody else
    Be someone special
    Be stupid for a day
    Be thankful for clocks
    Be unique, just like everyone else
    Beam yourself up
    Become a band nerd
    Become a go-to kinda man
    Become a hermit on your front lawn (works best if you live on a main road!)
    Become a paparazzi for your friends, follow them around with a camera
    Become a party animal

    Become a tic-tac addict
    Become an expert on something nobody cares about
    Befriend flies
    Behold the truth
    Bite every other nail
    Bite your pinkie
    Blast hip-hop music through town
    Blink a lot
    Blow bubbles
    Blow bubbles with bubble gum
    Blow on a beer bottle
    Blow on a blade of grass
    Blow spit bubbles
    Blow up a balloon until it pops
    Boil ice cream
    Boldly go where no man has gone before
    Bother a sibling, profusely
    Bounce a potato
    Braid your dog's hair
    Break into a friend's house and clean it
    Break some rules
    Bring a Furby to school
    Bring dog treats to the park and meet 25 new dogs
    Bronze your sister
    Brush your teeth
    Buff your cat
    Build a house out of toothpicks
    Build a house with ice cubes
    Build a model of the Eiffel Tower out of Belgian waffles
    Build a pyramid
    Build a tree house in the middle of a field

    Burp the Happy Birthday song
    Bury your father’s car
    Buy something from an infomercial
    Call a wrong number and talk to whoever answers.
    Call an insurance company and try to insure your stuffed animal.
    Call toll free numbers and make friends with the operators
    Call yourself an Indian giver
    Calmly have a nervous breakdown
    Can you out-shame these people?
    Carpet your ceiling
    Carry a briefcase with you and offer people phony legal advice
    Carry a tune...drop it, see if it breaks
    Carve your boyfriend\girlfriend\crushes’ initials in a marshmallow
    Catch a cold
    Catch a falling star
    Challenge the neighbor kid to duel
    Change your hand writing style
    Change your mind
    Change your name...daily
    Chase your friend or family member around the sofa
    Check out the weather forecast for other parts of the world.
    Check under chairs for chewing gum
    Check your email from a DOS command prompt
    Chew ice
    Chew on a lollipop stick
    Chew on pen caps
    Chew on your arm until someone notices.
    Chew your lip
    Churn some butter.
    Claim you are late for a date with the white rabbit
    Clean and polish your belly button
    Clean your room (*gasp*)

    Climb the walls
    Clone yourself
    Collect hotel keys
    Complain about your nose hurting
    Conceive a brand new language.
    Confess to a crime that you didn't commit.
    Confess to a crime...that didn't happen
    Construct a shrine for the queen of the spud peoples
    Construct tiny makeshift parachutes for hamsters
    Convert various currencies to other various currencies here
    Count all the stars in the sky
    Count to a 100,000
    Count your teeth with your tongue
    Crack your knuckles
    Crank up some music
    Crawl around the room humming the music from Mission Impossible.
    Create random equations
    Cross your toes
    Crush pop cans with croquet mallets
    Cut out photos and paste them on Popsicle sticks and have a puppet show
    Cut your fingernails/toenails
    Dance around your living room naked
    Dance 'til you drop
    Dare to be stupid
    Day dream
    Debate politics with a pet
    Declare April 6th “slap butt day” at your school and actively celebrate it
    Declare war
    Defend your neighborhood from flesh eating robots
    Defy gravity
    Develop a complex
    Develop a tick
    Dial-a-prayer and argue
    Discover some cool uses for crates
    Discover the answer to the ultimate question....then the question itself....
    Do a cartwheel
    Do a good job

    Do your head
    Do crossword puzzles
    Do everything with your other hand today
    Do some paperwork
    Do the hokey-pokey at 3 am
    Do the magician “saw a box trick” with your sister/brother
    Donate your brother’s/sister's body to science
    Dont ever use punctuation its rather annoying isnt it
    Doodle or cartoon
    Dot people’s i’s for them
    Draw Venn diagrams...screw them up
    Dress in something silly and laugh at yourself
    Dress like a pirate
    Dress like your favorite Heavy Metal group...surprise your grandmother.
    Dress up in a cow suit… go to the supermarket
    Drink as much prune juice as you can
    Drink soda till you get wired
    Drink straight shots...of water
    Drop pebbles down the chimney
    Drop something to see if it breaks.
    Duct tape a spoon to the wall and wait for it to fall

    Eat broccoli and pretend to be a dinosaur eating trees
    Embarrass yourself
    Even the score
    Every time you say the word definitely, spell it out
    Every time you write something today, use roman numerals for the numbers.
    Exist...existentially of course.
    Exorcise a ghost
    Experiment with makeup
    Eye witness stuff
    Factor your social security number
    Fake an accent
    Fall asleep
    Figure out how to get yourself on TV
    Find a bug and chase it
    Find an address to your favorite famous person and write them a letter. See if they write you back.
    Find other people who have your name
    Find out your future with a Ouija board
    Find pepper and dust and break the world record of sneezes
    Find some crutches and pretend to have a broken leg
    Find the heat capacity of your science professor
    Find the longest URL you possibly can
    Find the meaning of life
    Find the nearest nowhere and go there
    Find typos on websites and email the webmasters to let them know.
    Find your half-life
    Flash your mailman

    Flip upside-down and check out the Anti-Gravity Room
    Flirt with people
    Fluff your pillows
    Fold everything you can
    Follow random people
    Forget to groom
    Form a political party
    Form a union
    Format all those AOL disks you got in the mail...
    Get a song stuck in your head
    Get angry with yourself
    Get bubblegum stuck in your hair and try to get it out
    Get caught red-handed
    Get on the radio
    Get run over by a train of thought
    Get your dog braces
    Get yourself as nauseated as possible, like by spinning around and looking straight up.
    Give names to your body parts
    Give your cat a mohawk
    Give to charity

    Give yourself a new identity
    Glue pages of your roommates textbooks together.
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    Appayipyip42 Experienced
    Go dumpster diving
    Go dumpster diving and see what you can find
    Go for a bike ride
    Go for a run
    Go for a walk
    Go insane
    Go into a bar and ask for a Molotov Cocktail
    Go on random driver’s ed trips
    Go shop for a really good book

    Go skinny-dipping
    Go squirrel watching
    Go swimming
    Go through the dictionary looking up really long words like discombobulated.
    Go to a funeral and tell jokes
    Go to a Swing dance and do the hokey-pokey
    Go to McDonald's and pretend you can't speak English
    Go to your local museum, and try to get kicked out
    Goose people
    Grease every door hinge in the house, then yell at people for slamming doors
    Grind your teeth
    Groan, act confused when people ask if you are ok
    Hail a cab and walk
    Hang out in the bathroom wearing a suit and sell people things
    Have a burping contest
    Have a carpet picnic
    Have a staring contest with yourself in the mirror.
    Have a water drinking contest
    Have an egg toss
    Have people follow you with red carpet everywhere
    Help an old lady cross the street
    Hire people to wait on you
    Hit some hay
    Hit the deck
    Hold amateur wrestling matches at your local gym
    Hold an ice cube as long as possible
    Hold your breath
    Hold your hand
    Hop on one foot all day
    Hop up and down
    Host your own radio show from your laundry room
    Hot wax the bottom of your brothers/sisters dress shoes
    Hug a stranger then apologize saying you thought they were your grandma.
    Hunt and peck when you type in public places
    Ignore anyone who talks to you
    Inflate a beachball and throw it around the room.
    Insist everyone calls you “Your highness”
    Interview a member of the opposite sex
    Invent something
    Join a fan club
    Join the debate team and agree with everyone
    Juggle everything you can find
    Jump up and down
    Just hop up
    Kidnap Cabbage Patch Kids
    Kidnap Cabbage Patch Kids
    Kidnap Cabbage Patch Kids.
    Kiss and make up with yourself
    Kiss your elbow, if you can.
    Knight yourself and some close friends.
    Knit a sweater
    Laugh at things that are not funny
    Lay a long straight line of masking tape on the floor. Now spin around really fast then try walking on the masking tape.
    Learn a new word in the dictionary
    Learn insulting words in other languages
    Learn random facts and share them with people

    Learn to let go
    Learn to peel a banana with your feet
    Learn to play the kazoo
    Learn to read Sanskrit
    Learn to square dance
    Learn to surf
    Learn to throw your voice
    Learn to type...with your toes
    Learn to whistle 14.4/28.8 bps modem sounds
    Let a helium balloon float up to your ceiling and throw things at it to pop it
    Lick your hand and see the spit evaporate.
    Lick your lips
    Listen to a type of music that you don't normally listen to
    Listen to really hard music and head bang
    Load as many programs on your PC as you can in an attempt to crash your system
    Look at something for awhile, shut eyes, and study the after image.
    Look on a soda bottle or cereal box and call the consumer information line and ask them some questions.Lounge around the house in prom attire
    Make a Christmas wish list in July

    Make a deal with the devil, but keep your fingers crossed
    Make a list of things to do when bored.
    Make a list of things you want
    Make a rubber band ball
    Make a sundial
    Make a trash can a basketball hoop and throw crumpled up paper for baskets
    Make an entertaining phone answering-machine message
    Make faces at strangers to make them laugh
    Make oatmeal in the bathtub
    Make shoelaces out of noodles
    Make sock puppets
    Make sound effects for stuff
    Make up a new language
    Make up code names for you and some friends
    Make up crazy facts about things and tell them to other people like you are very smart.
    Make up famous sayings
    Make up ghost stories
    Make up poems or songs about your boredom
    Make your feet talk to each other
    Make yourself sweat
    Mark your territory
    Master the art of cherry-stem tongue-tying
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    Appayipyip42 Experienced
    Memorize pi (the number)
    Mix and match your socks
    Mix some odd foods together and eat them
    n the front lawn

    Never say never I never will again
    Open a box of Animal Crackers and make an animal farm
    Open everything
    Out of nowhere, or when it is quiet, say loud "When I say heeee-aay, you say hoooo, Heeee-aay" and see how many people say "ho"
    Over pluck your eyebrows
    Paint with your toes
    Paint zebra stripes on your computer
    Patch some clothing
    Pay for expensive things with pennies
    Peel grapes
    Phone your local government rep and see if you can convince him or her to have lunch with you
    Pick a random person and worship them
    Pick other people’s noses
    Pick the fuzz balls off hotel blankets
    Pick your nose
    Plan a journey
    Plant M&M’s
    Plaster those free tattoos all over your body
    Play a tune with keypad numbers on the phone

    Play bottle cap hockey...with pens as the sticks and a bottle cap as the puck
    Play cards
    Play dead
    Play dress-up with all the clothes you have in your closet
    Play duck duck goose
    Play Frisbee
    Play house with yourself
    Play leap frog
    Play pick up sticks
    Play rock-paper-scissors
    Play solitaire
    Play songs backwards and listen for satanic messagesListen to a painting
    Play tag
    Play tiddly winks
    Play to lose
    Play video games
    Play with marbles
    Play with some LEGOS
    Plead the fifth
    Plot revenge against someone.
    Plot the overthrow of your local school board
    Pop zits and blackheads, clean lint out of belly button, q-tips, and find those hidden treasures of the nose
    Post Post-It© Notes all over your house
    Pour instant concrete in your sister/brother's waterbed
    Pour water in your hand, make a sneeze noise, and throw water on the back of person's neck. Act like you're not sorry at all for what they think you did. Comment instead on how big that sneeze was or about how there was a lot of mucus in that one.
    Practice phrasing your answers in the form of a question, like on Jeopardy.
    Practice your arm pit farting skills (Advanced participants try with your hand cupped on the back of your knee)
    Practice your ty-chi. Wave your arms all around like your really know what you are doing.
    Preach about wearing seatbelts
    Preach the philosophy of Marx...Groucho, that is
    Pretend to be a car - Make appropriate revving noises in your head as you walk along and add a racing commentary as you pass strangers in the street. Use blinking eyes as indicators for extra authenticity.

    Pretend to communicate with your home planet.
    Pretend you are God
    Pretend you are Xena the Warrior Princess
    Pretend you're a dog
    Pronounce your friends names backwards
    Pull someone else’s pigtails
    Purpose marriage to the next living thing you see
    Push your eyes for interesting light show
    Put bunny ears on people you don't know (the two finger kind you know, like a peace sign)
    Put doll clothes on your cat and play dress up
    Put legwarmers on all your furniture
    Put lighted EXIT signs on all your closets
    Put sunglasses on your pet
    Put your Christmas lights up in April
    Put your shoes on the opposite feet
    Read a book a sentence a day

    Recite romantic your toaster
    Recopy the Bible substituting your name for God
    Redecorate your garage
    Relive fond memories
    Repeat the same word over and over until it loses its meaning - Pick a random word out of a magazine and say it aloud to yourself until it becomes a meaningless set of noises.
    Repeatingly call someone Al and get mad when they say that’s not their name
    Respond to everything with “well that’s what you think”
    Roll down grass hills
    Roll over
    Roll your change
    Roll your tongue
    Run a Miss Area-code pageant
    Run across the room, tag someone and say "You're it."
    Run around in squares.
    Run around your house as fast as you can and, count how many times you can go without getting tired.
    Run for Pope
    Run to the window, then say, "Sorry, I thought I saw the Bat-signal".
    Sandpaper a mushroom
    Save your toenail clippings
    Say “blink-blink” when you blink
    Say everything twice
    Say everything twice
    Say tongue twisters
    Scratch yourself - Go ahead, scratch yourself now. Even if nothing itches, go ahead. Doesn't that feel pretty good?

    See how long you can hold your breath
    See how long you can sleep
    See how long you can stay awake
    See how many hugs you can get in one day
    See how many licks it actually takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop.
    See if diamonds really do cut glass
    See what's in your neighbor's rubbish/trash - You can learn a lot about them this way.
    Seek out the Paranormal
    Send chills down your spine
    Send postcards to yourself
    Send your goldfish to obedience school
    Set off metal detectors
    Set up your Christmas tree in April
    Set your life's ambition to become a slacker
    Sew your own clothes
    Sharpen a carrot
    Shave your head
    Shoot rubber bands at someone, when they accuse you look confused and point to the person to the left of you.
    Shout “shut up, SHUT UP,” and hit your head on a table
    Show school pride, for a school other than your own
    Shuffle cards and cut the deck
    Sing even if you can't
    Sing in the rain
    Sit on the washing machine during the spin cycle.
    Skip rope
    Smell EVERYTHING you come across
    Smile all day for a day
    Snap your fingers as if suddenly you have a bright idea and see if you get any
    Speak in acronyms
    Spell your name with mustard all over the street
    Spend a few hours daydreaming that you had a billion dollars
    Spend hours downloading large files, then delete them, download, delete.....
    Spike your dog’s hair
    Spike your hair
    Spill things
    Spin pencils on your fingers
    Spit shine your Nikes
    Stack furniture
    Stand on your head
    Stare at the back of someone's head until they turn around - This works on the "I have the feeling I'm being watched" principle. Conduct an experiment-does this really work?
    Stare at the ceiling and try to make something out of the dots
    Stare into space
    Start a club, make everyone who joined pay dues, then call it stupid and quit.
    Start a conversation with yourself
    Start a diary

    Start a wave.
    Start laughing really hard and say, "Oh, now I get it.".
    Start something but don’t finish it
    State fallacies as fact (like, "peanuts grow on bushes")
    Step off a curb with eyes shut, imagine it's a cliff - To get any benefit out of this one, you have to have a good imagination. Don't step off immediately, build up to the jump. Study the ravine below. Feel the winds at that altitude. Step off and...AHHHHHH!!!!!
    Stick marshmallows between your buttocks and see how far you can walk without dropping them.
    Stick your tongue out
    Stomp grapes in the bathtub
    Stop what you're doing, flick on the radio, get up and dance!
    Surf the internet
    Swat flies
    Swear at yourself
    Take a class on self defense
    Take a week of vacation from work to just sit at home and watch tons of movies
    Take an IQ Test
    Take money out of the bank and spend it all on yourself
    Take pictures of interesting things that you see all day.
    Take the fifth.
    Take your cat to the restroom with you
    Take your hamster to the beach
    Take your TV outside
    Talk back to the radio
    Talk like a pirate
    Talk with your hands
    *69 Telemarketers and ask them if they want to buy random stuff
    Tenderize your tongue...chew on it for a while
    Test thin ice...with a pogo stick
    Think of nicknames for everyone you know.
    Think shallow thoughts
    Throw a huge party for no reason at all
    Throw a sleepover
    Throw a tomato into a fan
    Throw marshmallows against the wall
    Tie bows in everything
    Tie someones shoe's together
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    Appayipyip42 Experienced
    Try a sample of every flavor at baskin’ robins but don’t buy anything
    Try bird-watching.
    Try harder
    Try plan B
    Try to break a world record
    Try to develop psychic powers, then use 'em.
    Try to make reservations at McDonalds
    Try to Outmaneuver your shadow
    Try to play a cassette in your CD player.
    Try to put your feet behind your head
    Try to stay up for 24 hours

    Turn off the lights whenever you enter a room
    Turn on everything
    Turn on the T.V., put it on mute and make up dialogue
    Turn your TV upside down and watch it
    Turn yourself in a for a crime you didn’t commit
    Unplug everything and rearrange the furniture
    Use a kick me sign. As a challenge, see how many people you can put a kick me sign on without them knowing it.
    Use the word stuff as much as possible
    Use your secret mind power - Pick a passing by and try to use your mind power to command them do something, like drop their bag or knock into someone. The law of averages dictates that sooner or later one of your mind commands will come true, so you can convince yourself that you really have super human powers and waste even more time trying them out.
    Vacation at Three-Mile Island
    Vacuum your lawn
    Volunteer for a charity
    Walk around a public park, every so often pretend to trip on a 'invisible' wire.
    Walk around as a body guard for a day for one of your friends
    Walk around the room begging for spare change.
    Walk extra fast all day
    Wash behind your ears
    Wash your car
    Washable crayons are a wonderful invention. Pick a wall and invite friends.
    Watch 101 Dalmatians and see if they really show 101 Dalmatians.
    Watch a foreign film
    Watch a home movie and make fun of yourself as a kid
    Watch the minute hand move
    Watch TV, repeat everything said in Italian accent - Sort of entertaining. Include flamboyant shoulder shrugs for added impact, or go for a Marlon Brando set of grunts.
    Wear a different Hawaiian print shirt everyday for a year
    Wear a lampshade on your head
    Wear a right shoe that is different than your left shoe and see if people notice
    Wear a three-piece a sauna
    Wear all your clothes inside out for the day

    Wear duct tape
    Wear fuzzy bunny slippers to work
    Wear no underwear
    When you buy something ask to get your picture taken with the clerk
    When you have people over ask them if they ever feel like they are being watched
    When you smile bite your lip
    Whine about everything
    Whisper everything
    Whistle while you work
    Wiggle your leg
    Wiggle your nose
    Wiggle your toes
    Wink at everyone
    Write a book about your previous life
    Write a limerick.
    Write a poem
    Write a rant letter to your local newspaper.
    Write a really long essay
    Write a song
    Write calligraphy messages to your friends
    Write complaint letters to companies that annoy you.
    Write fortune cookie sayings
    Write glow in the dark messages on people’s ceilings (“I'm watching you!)
    Write graffiti under the rug
    Write in a circle
    Write letters to random people claiming you are their lost cousin, ask for money
    Write your name in permanent marker on all your underwear
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    Selena112 Experienced
    Flash your mailman? Eww... my mailman is old and not hot at all, so no thanks.
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    Appayipyip42 Experienced
    I didn't read this, I just copypasted the whole thing...SO IF SOMETHING NASTY IS IN HERE DON'T BLAME ME
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    OZZYIOMMI Advanced
    XD Shlenananana.
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    Brittonio34 Novice
    Selena- pshh, your lying.
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    Selena112 Experienced
    He is! He's like, 65 with grey hair and everything! He's been my mailman since I was a little kid so no way will I flash him.
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    Appayipyip42 Senior
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    TheOnlyOne Novice
    I just go on here, but I have mild ADHD so I'm almost never bored.

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