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Six Things to Do Online When You’re Bored

Nothing to do? Whether it’s your day off and you have no plans or you’re skiving on a slow day at work, the internet is always around to save the day. The best boredom-buster going, you can be sure to find plenty to see, watch and do online when you’re looking for something to pass the time.

Internet Memes

Who doesn’t love a good internet meme? These hilariously funny pictures come in all shapes and forms, and can literally be found everywhere from dedicated meme websites to all your favorite social media channels. You can even make memes from your own photos – so if you’re lucky enough to have a photo that you think is going to make people laugh, you could end up the next internet sensation.


Funny Videos

From cats to celebrities, there’s never a shortage of funny videos to watch online when you’re feeling bored and in need of a good giggle. Just type ‘cats doing funny things’ into the YouTube search bar and you’ll be presented with enough furry fun to last you all day. Don’t forget kids, either – there’s a whole host of parents who feel that sharing the crazy and hilarious things that their kids do and say with the world is essential, and we thank them for it.

Read Confessions

Feeling particularly down about yourself? Confessions sites and apps such as Whisper can easily shock you into realizing that you’re not that bad after all. From the mediocre to the weird, wacky and downright shocking, one can only wonder whether some of the anonymous confessions that you can find online are actually real.

Play Online Games

There’s less things to do online that are more nostalgic than playing simple online games! There is a whole host of online games you can play to pass the time from Tetris to Candy Crush, and they are notorious for being easy to get hooked on quickly. Before you know it you’ll have spent an hour trying to match colors or crush candy, and the time will pass so fast you won’t even realize it.

Read Weird News

It’s great to keep yourself updated with what’s going on in the world, but there’s no denying that the weird and unusual stuff is much more entertaining. BuzzFeed, Viral Nova and Stumbleupon are just some of the sites where you’ll be able to read about the funny, meaningful and downright strange things that have been happening recently and once you start reading, you won’t be able to stop.

Take Quizzes

Ever wanted to know what movie you’d star in if you were a famous actor? Or are you dying to know what cupcake flavor you’d be, which animal you’d reincarnate as, or who your celebrity soul mate is? Online quizzes are fun and you can find them in all corners of the internet. With a quiz for pretty much anything, you’re sure to find plenty to cure your boredom.

What do you like to do online when you’re bored? If you’d like to add to the list, let us know in the comments!

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