100 Things To Do When You're Bored

100 Things To Do When You're Bored

"Boredom is when checking the fridge over and over hoping that something amazing will appear"

Everyone gets bored. It could be at school, at home, in your room, anywhere. It becomes difficult to overcome this boredom, especially as winter months approach. Here is a list of 100 things you can do when you get bored:

1. Color
2. Go for a walk
3. Clean your room
4. Clean your sister's room
5. Do your homework
6. Play a board game
7. Read a book
8. Play with Play-Doh
9. Reminisce through old pictures
10. Watch Netflix
11. FaceTime your friend
12. Build a fort
13. Play with your dog
14. If you don't have a dog, use your imagination

15. Take a nap
16. Find a DIY project
17. Do the DIY project
18. Build a puzzle
19. Play outside
20. Draw a picture
21. Clean the bathroom (my mom used to tell me to do this when I told her I was bored)
22. Paint your nails
23. Organize your closet
24. Learn something new
25. Learn how to do origami
26. Listen to music
27. Complete a word search
28. Make a "to-do" list
29. Play Wii
30. Or some other gaming console
31. Annoy your siblings

32. If you're an only child, annoy your parents
33. Sing a song
34. Take a shower
35. Eat
36. Play sudoku
37. Make a bucket list
38. Call a grandparent
39. Go to the gym

40. Write a poem
41. Go to the pet store
42. Make a list of places you want to travel
43. Watch music videos
44. Write a letter to yourself to open in 10 years
45. Take another nap

46. Play Candy Crush
47. Write your own song
48. Buy some helium balloons
49. Poke holes in the balloons and suck in the helium and then call people
50. Do a craft
51. Watch the clouds
52. Eat some more food

53. Make a photo album
54. See what the highest number you can count to
55. Go to the park
56. People watch at the park
57. Make up imaginary stories about people
58. Do a crossword puzzle
59. Learn an instrument
60. Talk in an accent
61. Play iSpy
62. Hang out with your friends
63. Try to lick your elbow

64. Make breakfast for dinner
65. Sit by the fireplace
66. Hang out with your family
67. Tell funny stories from when everyone was little
68. Have a movie marathon all day
69. Read some relatable Odyssey posts
70. Do some online shopping

71. Watch home videos
72. Have a spa day
73. Take a bubble bath
74. Clean out your dresser and closet
75. Start your own blog
76. Do a paint or color by number
77. Take an online course
78. Write some letters to friends and family
79. Check social media

80. Do some community service
81. Buy a pet
82. Cut the grass
83. Make yourself a home cooked meal
84. If you can't cook, just go through drive thru
85. Go to a concert
86. Go get some coffee
87. Take a bike ride
88. Rearrange a room in your house
89. Lay in bed all day

90. Go shopping
91. Watch a Disney movie
92. Research conspiracy theories
93. Go for a drive
94. Have a picnic
95. Learn the dance to a song

96. Start a new project
97. Go to the zoo
98. Pop bubble wrap
99. Fly a kite
100. Learn how to juggle

So the next time that you're bored, remember this list. Remember this list so you don't end up like Jim from The Office:

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Live Music Is Better Than Pre-Recorded Music

Have you ever been in an arena with 15,000 people singing along to your favorite songs? It gives me goosebumps every time.

As an avid concert goer myself, sometimes going to two or more per month, I fully believe that hearing music live is way better than listening to it on Spotify.

First off, if you’re going to hear it live, you’re more than likely going with a friend. What’s better than being at the barricade singing along to your favorite songs? Nothing! Being with my best friends at a concert for an artist we all love dearly has grown to be one of my happy places.

Second, you get to hear things live that you’ll never get to hear with a pre-recorded track. Something that’s pre-recorded is the same thing over and over again, you can never change it, but with live music, it’s different every time. Some bands that I’ve seen throw in extra guitar solos or drum solos and even climb into the audience to let fans sing into their microphones, which is something you don’t get to hear on pre-recorded tracks.

There is no autotune at a concert, and if the artist is really good, they sound just like they do on the pre-recorded track. All Time Low is a great example of this - and if you haven’t seen them live, I highly recommend that you do! They are one of my favorite bands and they put on an amazing show whether it’s your first one or your one hundredth.

Acoustic songs and hearing the crowd sing the song right back is something that will always give me chills, especially big arena shows with more than 15,000 people in attendance. Nothing warms my heart more than knowing that thousands of people are there together for one night to do one thing - sing their hearts out to their favorite artists.

Getting the chance to possibly meet the artist is another added benefit of live music that I like to throw in. If you don’t have meet and greet, most artists will usually meet fans in the back by the busses! It’s one of the most exciting things about the after-concert, hoping they’ll come out and say hello.

I could go on forever about why live music is better than pre-recorded, but if I had to pick a reason over everything, I would say the memories of live music.

Sure, I can capture them on my phone and re-watch them later, but nothing beats being there with your friends and listening to all your favorite songs unfold in front of you. Nothing beats screaming the lyrics and forgetting about everything stressful in your life for awhile.

My next concert is not until June and I’m not quite sure what I’m going to do until then. Attending concerts is one of my favorite past times, and this year, my friends and I will be traveling to see quite a few shows, which I can’t wait for.

Next time you attend a live show, think of all of these things discussed in this article and ask yourself which you prefer: live music or pre-recorded?

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11 Of The Best 'Powerpuff Girls' Quotes

Sugar, spice, and everything nice

Growing up, the Powerpuff Girls was one of my favorite television shows. I spent a lot of time with my sister and cousin, watching and re-watching episodes, and running around pretending to be the amazing super-heroines we looked up to. When I watch the show again at age 20, I realize how funny, clever, and insightful some of the lines are. If you grew up watching the Powerpuff girls and you need a laugh, these 11 quotes are sure to remind you of the three wonderful girls who save the day, as well as their friends (and enemies)!

1. Bubbles: "There's nothing wrong with talking to yourself."

2. Blossom: "I'm not boring! I'm a... a fiery redhead! And who made Bubbles the cute one? I'm cute! Look at this bow!"

3. Mojo Jojo: "Annoying little girl, you must wait your turn, in which I am first and you are second, which, in essence, makes you last, since 1 is before 2."

4. Bubbles: "Goodness gracious! Sir, you are being slowly digested. We need to get you to a hospital."

5. Buttercup: "It takes a lot more than a couple of cheap shots to make us cry."

6. Princess: "QUIET. Now listen. It doesn't matter that you've got your little gadgets, or that you're the ultimate evil. All that matters is that I destroy the Powerpuff Girls, which I will because I have the most powerful power in the whole wide world. COLD HARD CASH."

7. Talking Dog: "Well, I may be able to talk, but I sure as heck can't drive!"

8. Bubbles: "What are you doing in our closet, Mr. Mayor?"

Mayor: "You mean...we're not in my house?"

Buttercup: "Sorry, Mayor."

Mayor: "Well that explains all the cool furniture!"

9. HIM: "You see, the thing about gift giving is it's the thought that counts. And obviously, thinking isn't your strong point."

10. Brick: "If you're gonna do graffiti, at least spell the words right! Sheesh! Talk about dum-BUH."

11. Professor Utonium: "Hey, where's Bubbles?"

Buttercup: "She's probably upstairs combing her hair so she'll be the 'prettiest girl at the party'!"

Bubbles (upstairs, combing her hair): "I'm gonna be the prettiest girl at the party!"

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