25 Hilarious Ways To Annihilate Boredom

Posted by , Updated on December 4, 2023

Feeling kind of bored and in need of a pick-me-up? Have we got some ideas for you! Sure, you could just watch some more Netflix or go out with your friends, but even that can turn dull. Sometimes we all need a little extra something to spice’n up our lives.  To help you avoid falling into a rut, here are 25 Hilarious Ways To Annihilate Boredom. Whether you actually follow through with these ideas or not, just imagining what would happen if you did should provide a dose of amusement to liven up your day.

Oh, Lucky Day


Withdraw money from the ATM, and when it comes out, scream, “I won! I won! Third time this week!”


Spidey Senses


Dress up as your favorite superhero and try to climb a building.


A Penny For Your Thoughts


Glue coins to the sidewalk. Sit hidden nearby and laugh at people who try to pick them up.


Don’t Waffle, Just Do It!

ice cream

Go cone-ing. Order an ice cream cone from a fast food drive thru. When the worker hands you the cone, grab the ice cream part instead of the cone and speed off.


Wild Goose Chase


Hire two private investigators. Get them to follow each other. Watch in amusement as chaos ensues.


You Talkin’ To Me?


Draw eyebrows on your dog. If you don’t have a dog, ask a friend if you can borrow theirs.


Listen Up, Y’all


Speak with an accent for an entire day. If your friends ask you why you’ve suddenly developed an accent, convince them that you’ve always had an accent, and they’re horrible friends for never noticing.


Send Me A Sign

trump protest

Go to a political protest and create a sign that makes absolutely no sense.


Most Epic Game Ever

city mall

Play hide-and-seek in the mall.


Beauty Or Beast?


Invite some friends over and do the most hideous makeup job possible, then go shopping like that’s your everyday look.


Just Believe


Follow joggers around in a car and blast, “Eye of the Tiger” for encouragement.


When Life Gives You Lemons


Wear a shirt that says “Life” and hand out lemons on a street corner.



strangers talking

Walk up to a complete stranger and say, “Hi! I haven’t seen you in so long!” or something else that will make them think you know each other. See if they play along to avoid the embarrassment.


Tasty Treat


Make vanilla pudding and put it in an empty mayo jar. Eat it in public and enjoy people’s reactions.


Undercover Operation

mission impossible

Dart around a public place suspiciously while humming the theme to “Mission: Impossible.”


Surprise Meeting

welcome party

Walk into an elevator full of strangers and say, “You’re probably all wondering why I’ve gathered you here today…”


Free Rider


Order a pizza for delivery, walk to the pizza place, and get a free ride home from the pizza delivery guy.


Moment of Impact

saran wrap

Tape clear saran wrap around your friend’s doorway. See if they fall for the prank and walk into the Saran wrap or notice and become confused by its presence.


Gotta Make a Living

street performer

Sing on the street for tips. Throw in some interpretive dance moves for extra points.


Flip the Sale

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The next time a telemarketer calls you, flip the sale. When they start their shpell to try selling you something, try selling them something instead. Don’t take no for an answer.



coffee cup

Use a fake name at your local coffee shop.


Welcome to Wal-Mart!


Pretend to be a Wal-Mart greeter and greet everyone with awkward hugs.


En Garde

christmas wrapping paper

Go to any store that sells wrapping paper and challenge other customers to a duel with the gift-wrap tubes.


Sit Down And Think


Write down deep, philosophical questions on toilet paper rolls in public restrooms.


Time Machine Traveler

time machine

Run into a store and ask what year it is. When someone answers, yell, “It worked!” and run out cheering.

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