Boredom sparks creativity. Think about it. As you’re laying there in a fetal position, saving lives by staying home, your restless mind is running errands. You start daydreaming in no time—wandering around the house like a lone pirate planning on terrains to conquer.

So when Jimmy Fallon announced his new hashtag challenge #ImSoBored|, it was destined to hit close to home. “Tell us a funny thing you’ve done to pass the time in quarantine,” asked the comedian on Twitter.

From giving names to canned soups, to cooking three-course meals and pretending it’s a cooking show, there’s nothing we wouldn’t do out of boredom. Check out the most hilarious answers below and upvote your favorites!

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Rowlie
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3 months ago

Awesome use of available resources

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Pillow
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3 months ago

I'm a devil, as I like the idea soo much ha ha ha

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Foxxy (The Original)
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3 months ago

I am organising a bake off between my daughter and myself during our isolation, I have a list of all kinds of activities. Today I made a volcano with my son and watched it erupt.

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This time The Tonight Show, the third longest running show on NBC, got a quarantine rendition. Since Fallon’s show, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and other late-night shows have suspended production due to the pandemic, the comedian turned to an impro solution. The low-tech "At Home Edition” episode aired live from Fallon’s home.

But hosting the show in such close proximity to his 5 and 6 year-old daughters was definitely a change from his usual setup. Fallon called the situation “controlled chaos.” The veteran comedian explained to People that “'[Frances and Winnie] don't know they're being seen by millions of people. They just want to play. They know what I do but they've never seen it live.” The show also featured DIY props and hand-drawn cue cards.

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Nea
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3 months ago

Good job!!

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Rowlie
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3 months ago

Now destroy it angrily

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Nea
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3 months ago

Take care of him even when life becomes normal and u r not bored anymore.

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The idea to create a DIY version of The Tonight Show from home came after Fallon’s wife Nancy Juvonen suggested that they do something together. “My wife said, ‘We’re all quarantined in the house together, this is the time, you have to put something out there. Let’s do a show from here.’” Nancy offered to be a cameraman and the rest is history. “It’s a good way to get the word out,” recounts comedian.

Fallon's special edition series aims to raise funds for a different charity every night, from Feeding America and Save the Children to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and No Kid Hungry. “It isn’t about ratings or anything else, it’s about—we’re here to help,” said Fallon. The special celebrity guests have included Kim Kardashian West and Jon Bon Jovi. The former vice president Joe Biden is said to be booked to Zoom into the NBC show on April 1st.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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3 months ago

mind blown 🤯

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Avery S Alberico
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3 months ago

The legend was true!

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Foxxy (The Original)
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3 months ago

Hey I am 33 and that is better than anything I can draw.

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visvalin Vamadevan
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3 months ago

My feline senses have been befuddled.

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SilverRozFox
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3 months ago

Nice. Good idea!!!

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Adam C
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3 months ago

All 300 pages?

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European other
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3 months ago

I am getting there lol !

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Rowlie
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3 months ago

Nuts!

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Nea
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3 months ago

You are not bored you, you are nice

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Dutch VanZandt
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3 months ago

Sound use of time, though.

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Carol Emory
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3 months ago

This should totally be a thing worldwide. What an excellent way for them to get exercise without it costing a fortune.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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3 months ago (edited)

My nanna had her kitchen renovated a couple of years ago. When they cleared the cupboards out of the old kitchen, they found food from 1995 and 1998 etc.

S
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3 months ago

We cleaned out my nanna's house after she passed... Found canned dinosaur.

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Motherofdogs
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3 months ago

After my Grandma died in 2009, we were clearing out her kitchen, and found a tub of whole nutmeg with a best before date circa 1972! (she moved house in 1992). It still had one nutmeg inside the unmistakably 70's cardboard tube packaging. I can't laugh at her for being a pack-rat though, we laugh-cried so much on finding it that I couldn't bear to throw it away, this nutmeg that went out of date 8 years before I was born, so I kept it as a memento.

SilverRozFox
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3 months ago

Same. We cleaned out my grandmother's pantry and we found food from the late 1900s in there.

Becca Gizmo the Squirrel
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3 months ago

When you throw the "1900's" in there even if it's the late part of it it sounds a hundred years old.

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Dorothy Parker
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3 months ago (edited)

My husband put away some canned goods. He was aghast to find canned chili from 2019 and threw it away. Tsk tsk. Amateur.

Bob Beltcher
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3 months ago

We moved into a condo back in 2009. We were preping it to sell two years ago and I was repainting everything, including the shelfs in the closet which were too high for use to use. While on a ladder, I found a pipe and sever thongs. People that owned the condo before must have had fun.

Kiss Army
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3 months ago (edited)

When my husband's mom died, we found some spices that expired in the 70's. His parents had moved many times between the 70's and the house they lived in when she passed but, apparently, she kept packing it up and moving it with them... sometimes to different states...

Donna Leske
Community Member
3 months ago

I still have some of my original Spice Island spice jars from 1972. I wash them out each time they're empty and refill from the bulk buy store. The jars last forever, not so much the lids when you drop them.

Hermione Granger
Community Member
3 months ago

I have a friend who has laundry supplies in her basement from the 1900s.

Ginny Weasley
Community Member
2 months ago

My grandparents probably have things older than that...

kitty_player 03
Community Member
3 months ago

word of advice. Don't open anything that has an expiration date of >1 ago. Especially if its molasses from 2001. Please, heed this warning. -A survivor

Bo de Best
Community Member
3 months ago

Oregano came with the house

velocirrober
Community Member
3 months ago

"oregano".

Ottershavepockets
Community Member
3 months ago

Umm.. Ok, it was Oregano ;-) Sure it was. :-)

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Lynn Morello
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2 months ago

You beat me, my use-by-date was 2012.

Paulina
Community Member
2 months ago

Same. We just threw away jar of ginger from 2016 and a can on sprouts from 2018. We moved in last year :)

Ginny Weasley
Community Member
2 months ago

Lol

I ❤️ 🍫
Community Member
1 month ago

The secret of the 12 year old oregano....

Brian Dalton
Community Member
2 months ago

My SIL bought a used couch and found a bottle of HIdden Valley Ranch Dressing in it with an expiration date from 2008...

Isabel Care
Community Member
3 months ago

When I was old enough to go through the larder I found gravy browning from the 1950s. This was in 1980. It had been through at least 6 house moves, including to and from Spain

Jaz Jensen
Community Member
3 months ago

I have bottle of fresh custard in my shed fridge from Christmas 2017. We laugh and leave it, it's still sealed.

Jaz Jensen
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3 months ago

My work has a can of disinfectant spray from '92 in the toilet.

Katie Axon
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3 months ago

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Wottermehlon Doge
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3 months ago

._. ... 0_0

BEVERLEY GUY
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3 months ago

ahahahahahahahahahahaha

TyreGuy
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3 months ago

Aliens.

Meyer Weinstock
Community Member
3 months ago

probably still good...

Julie Frogley
Community Member
3 months ago

You clearly need to spice up your life!! Mrs Overall

Tommy Jo Hunt
Community Member
3 months ago

I use them anyway. Still good!

Abbey Impson
Community Member
3 months ago

I have had an unopened bottle of syrup since 1999 and plan on being buried with it

Donna Reynolds
Community Member
3 months ago

Spice ghost?

Emi Asanuma
Community Member
3 months ago

oh the horror...

Bored Panda
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3 months ago

Do you not check the cupboards before putting your stuff in?

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Nea
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3 months ago

Please share your findings.

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R L
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3 months ago

Good idea

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Dutch VanZandt
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3 months ago

Like the handwritten worksheets out teachers used to make and "crank out" on the mimeograph machine... (amazed I remembered what one of those was called). Mimeograph...d1f6dc.jpg Mimeograph-machine-5e832f6d1f6dc.jpg

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hoRSefAce
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3 months ago

Maybe Love is Blind?

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Animal lover❤
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3 months ago

RIP Split Peter

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Rowlie
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3 months ago

very chic

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Foxxy (The Original)
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3 months ago

You monster.

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European other
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3 months ago

Lol

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Rowlie
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3 months ago

He is judging You

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Nea
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3 months ago

Regret coming soon

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Foxxy (The Original)
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3 months ago

Man I hate that heinz ketchup bottle. You try and squeeze gently so a little comes out but nothing so you squeeze a smidgen more and you end up with shit loads everywhere.

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Adam C
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3 months ago

Cats the movie? Thats not bored..thats torture.

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