On a regular day, you would never dream of spending 6 hours turning an avocado into a piece of art, or covering an entire page of your notebook with mind-blowingly intricate doodles, but it's amazing how creativity is sometimes spurred by a lack of focus. According to Wharton University professor Adam Grant, procrastination actually makes your brain more inventive, and some of the most famous thinkers (Martin Luther King Jr., Leonardo Da Vinci) were known to produce their best work at the last minute - I Have a Dream, anyone?


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If you're sitting at your desk right now and feeling guilty for constantly drifting away from that project you were meant to finish 2 hours ago, cut yourself a break and embrace all that 'free time' you're giving yourself. If you've made your own masterpiece in a moment of extreme distraction, add it to our list at the end!

#1 Box Of Pringles + Bored Engineer

Box Of Pringles + Bored Engineer

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coffee zombie 1 year ago

Box of Pringles + bored engineer= awesome art

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#2 What Happens When Bookstore Employees Get Bored

What Happens When Bookstore Employees Get Bored

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Flinkie 1 year ago

They are perfectly matching!! :00 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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#3 Mechanic At My Work Got Bored And Welded This In His Spare Time This Week

Mechanic At My Work Got Bored And Welded This In His Spare Time This Week

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1 year ago

He should be a artist!!

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#4 Office Safari. That's A Thing

Office Safari. That's A Thing

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

Bird-Man is not impressed.

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#5 Saw This In The Office Today

Saw This In The Office Today

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troufaki13 1 year ago

It's so cute! I want to hug it :/

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#6 Have You Ever Been Bored At Work?

Have You Ever Been Bored At Work?

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

Standing clippie Dino!

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#7 Bored At Work, So Made Bowser With Post-Its

Bored At Work, So Made Bowser With Post-Its

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

Great job! Just remember to peel them off when the boss comes, don't want him to know you had that much time :)

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#8 My Friend May Have Way Too Much Time On His Hands

My Friend May Have Way Too Much Time On His Hands

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1 year ago

what does he make it out of?? rubber bands?

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#9 What My Sister Does When She's Bored At Work

What My Sister Does When She's Bored At Work

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Monty Is Fiennes 1 year ago

Whoa.... :0

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#10 Here's A Guy With Free Time

Here's A Guy With Free Time

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#11 Have You Ever Been That Bored At Work?

Have You Ever Been That Bored At Work?

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

So satisfying to stare at it

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#12 So I Got Bored And Carved This Pencil

So I Got Bored And Carved This Pencil

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

How'd you do it?

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#13 So We Made This At Work Because Yabadabadoo

So We Made This At Work Because Yabadabadoo

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1 year ago

AWESOME!

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#14 She Works At A High End Hair Salon, And Sends Me Photos Like This When She's Bored

She Works At A High End Hair Salon, And Sends Me Photos Like This When She's Bored

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Ok Ha-Neul 1 year ago

that is disgusting and also really cool

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#15 Milton Lives On. The Office Was Bored

Milton Lives On. The Office Was Bored

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Lara B. 1 year ago

OMG :D This is hilarious. Who comes up with stuff like that?? Really want to be friends with that person.

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#16 A Project Manager From Our Office Is Getting Married, So We Decorated A Hard Hat For Her

A Project Manager From Our Office Is Getting Married, So We Decorated A Hard Hat For Her

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1 year ago

Aww!

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#17 When Workers At The Dump Get Bored

When Workers At The Dump Get Bored

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TC 1 year ago

I hope it walks...!!!

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#18 Soooo My Brother Was Bored At Work Last Night

Soooo My Brother Was Bored At Work Last Night

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Ok Ha-Neul 1 year ago

dude what? i can't even fold my sheets right how do you do this?? teach me your ways wizard

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#19 Someone Has Too Much Free Time At Work

Someone Has Too Much Free Time At Work

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

There's even the princess in the tower! The detail!

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#20 Copper Wire And Being Bored At Work

Copper Wire And Being Bored At Work

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Nancy E 1 year ago

Very artistic & sellable !

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#21 Got Bored At Work. Decided To Entertain Myself

Got Bored At Work. Decided To Entertain Myself

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#22 Bored At Work

Bored At Work

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

Haha, make a body to go with it!

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#23 Was Bored At Work, Decided To Draw The Kanto Starters...using Bacteria

Was Bored At Work, Decided To Draw The Kanto Starters...using Bacteria

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Cip IESAN 1 year ago

It's Petri-chu!

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#24 Made A Cardboard Fireplace To Lighten The Mood At Work

Made A Cardboard Fireplace To Lighten The Mood At Work

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Lara B. 1 year ago

Wow! This is actually pretty amazing :)

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#25 Sometimes I Get Bored At Work.. Found Some Dead Flies

Sometimes I Get Bored At Work.. Found Some Dead Flies

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1 year ago

ew but cool

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#26 Getting Bored At Work. Made Mike Tyson In Excel

Getting Bored At Work. Made Mike Tyson In Excel

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

Thith ith Awethome!

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#27 At Work, Got Bored, Tried My Hand At A More Natural Ninja Turtle

At Work, Got Bored, Tried My Hand At A More Natural Ninja Turtle

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coffee zombie 1 year ago

Yup. That's exactly how Raphael would look like natural.

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#28 I Get Kind Of Bored At Work

I Get Kind Of Bored At Work

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Debra Sneed 1 year ago

I bet you could sell this as a 75849)291738$ piece of art

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#29 Only Good Use For Cigarettes (Bored At Work)

Only Good Use For Cigarettes (Bored At Work)

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Lara B. 1 year ago

I hope this is a part time job and you actually study architecture or something!

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#30 Today I Was Bored. Very Bored

Today I Was Bored. Very Bored

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

How long did that take?!

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#31 Important Business Meetings At Work Today

Important Business Meetings At Work Today

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Hic Sunt Beones 1 year ago

I really wanna know the story behind this pic, though.

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#32 Office Wars

Office Wars

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teh furbeh 1 year ago

Oh god, a paper bullet.... These are the reason I always watch my enemies.

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#33 Got Bored At Work... So I Made Star Wars Snowflakes!

Got Bored At Work... So I Made Star Wars Snowflakes!

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1 year ago

The force is strong in this one!

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#34 I Got Bored And I Had Change So......

I Got Bored And I Had Change So......

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1 year ago

HOLY CRAP!

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#35 Some People Might Think We Have Too Much Free Time At Work...

Some People Might Think We Have Too Much Free Time At Work...

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

Meow, meow meow meow, meow meow meow meow meow meow meow, meow meow meow meow......

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#36 Bored At Work?

Bored At Work?

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Flinkie 1 year ago

That box says "fancy ketchup" 😂👌🏻

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#37 I'm Really Bored At Work

I'm Really Bored At Work

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1 year ago

This one deserve some golf clap

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#38 Made An It Throne Today At Work

Made An It Throne Today At Work

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1 year ago

Game of Technology!

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#39 Got Bored At Work, Had Some Spare Post It Notes

Got Bored At Work, Had Some Spare Post It Notes

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

Had 'some' spare post-it notes...

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#40 My Buddy Made This At Work

My Buddy Made This At Work

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Ok Ha-Neul 1 year ago

beep bloop bop bleep bloop

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#41 It's Been A Slow Day At Work

It's Been A Slow Day At Work

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Marina 1 year ago

i dont even wanna know how hard it was to make the dog

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#42 Work Was Slow

Work Was Slow

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1 year ago

Albino Banana!!

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#43 I Got Bored At Work, So I Drew The Belchers On Spoons

I Got Bored At Work, So I Drew The Belchers On Spoons

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#44 I Get Bored At Work..

I Get Bored At Work..

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Kyra Hamann 1 year ago

Whenever kids try to do that in school, we always get the garage can brought over to us so we can throw it away... It's like they don't want us to have ANY fun!

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#45 Bored At Work So Here's My Signature

Bored At Work So Here's My Signature

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Lara B. 1 year ago

"So you need to sign here, here and here." "Hang on, this might take a while."

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#46 So I Got Really Bored At Work Today So.... Staple Flower

So I Got Really Bored At Work Today So.... Staple Flower

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1 year ago

Ooooooooooh

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#47 Made A 270 Unit Sonobe Ball Using 40mm Origami Squares

Made A 270 Unit Sonobe Ball Using 40mm Origami Squares

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SarahScouse 1 year ago

Wow, that is impressive.

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#48 I Got Really Bored At Work Today

I Got Really Bored At Work Today

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Pui Suwa 1 year ago

Cool and cute ☺️

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#49 I Was Bored At Work And Made This

I Was Bored At Work And Made This

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Flinkie 1 year ago

Oh wow this is amazing!! :0

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#50 My Friends Have Way Too Much Free Time At Work

My Friends Have Way Too Much Free Time At Work

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samantha iza 1 year ago

I would like to preserve a peanut with googly eyes in resin please

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#51 I Made This At Work Today

I Made This At Work Today

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Marcus Flatt 1 year ago

It's Chemis-TREE!

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#52 Lord Knows I Have Too Much Free Time On My Hands

Lord Knows I Have Too Much Free Time On My Hands

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CatShatBrix 1 year ago

Browserception?

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#53 My Teachers Like To Pranks Each Other. I'm Scared For Their Job's

My Teachers Like To Pranks Each Other. I'm Scared For Their Job's

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1 year ago

coolest teacher ever

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#54 Sometimes I Get Bored At Work

Sometimes I Get Bored At Work

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#55 Got Bored, Built A Dinosaur

Got Bored, Built A Dinosaur

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1 year ago

Box-zilla! Oh wait, wasn't Mobzilla a huge lizard?

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#56 Bored After Work At A Banquet Hall. 2 Cups Of Salt, 1/2 A Cup Of Pepper And An Hour Of Tedious Work

Bored After Work At A Banquet Hall. 2 Cups Of Salt, 1/2 A Cup Of Pepper And An Hour Of Tedious Work

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Nancy E 1 year ago

Any sneezing involved ?

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#57 Giant Rat! Drawing At Work Rules!

Giant Rat! Drawing At Work Rules!

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Jilltdcatlady 1 year ago

Rodent Of Unusual Size! Long live Princess Bride!

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#58 I'm So Fricking Bored...

I'm So Fricking Bored...

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1 year ago

cute!

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#59 I Was Extremly Bored At Work, So I Made A Scotch Tape Unicorn

I Was Extremly Bored At Work, So I Made A Scotch Tape Unicorn

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1 year ago

ITS A UNICORN WHO CARES WHAT ITS MADE OF!

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#60 Bored At Work

Bored At Work

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1 year ago

Anyone else find this...unsettling?

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#61 Bored At Work -- Iv

Bored At Work -- Iv

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TC 1 year ago

He's not going to screw her, is he..?

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#62 Desktop Activism

Desktop Activism

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Gosiulka Bloem 1 year ago

Awww.... So cute!

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#63 I Was Bored At Work Today (Yellow Paper Clip For Scale)

I Was Bored At Work Today (Yellow Paper Clip For Scale)

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WhiteFox 1 year ago

that last yellow clip is me. The rainbow represents everybody else in school

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#64 The Overnight Cashier At Walmart Has Too Much Down Time

The Overnight Cashier At Walmart Has Too Much Down Time

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TopHatCat 1 year ago

WELCOME TO THE DVD DOME

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#65 I Was Bored At Work So I Drew A Picture

I Was Bored At Work So I Drew A Picture

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#66 Sometimes I Get Bored At Work...

Sometimes I Get Bored At Work...

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#67 I Don't Know Why I Drew This. I Get Very Bored At Work.

I Don't Know Why I Drew This. I Get Very Bored At Work.

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Lisa Marie Havener 1 year ago

Momma June? This is the before. All you need now is the after, lol.

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#68 Got Bored At Work. Then I Made This

Got Bored At Work. Then I Made This

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#69 Bored At Work And Wondered How Girls Type With Artificial Nails So

Bored At Work And Wondered How Girls Type With Artificial Nails So

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Silent Skeleton 1 year ago

The answer is it's impossible tbh

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#70 Bored At Work... I Drew A Cat Using Powerpoint

Bored At Work... I Drew A Cat Using Powerpoint

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Bina Acharya 1 year ago

how how how????!!!!

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#71 Bored At Work, So I Took This And Texted It To 5 Friends. None Of Them Even Responded.

Bored At Work, So I Took This And Texted It To 5 Friends. None Of Them Even Responded.

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PsychoPrincess 1 year ago

You need funner friends I would have texted you back a picture of my face in hysterics

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#72 Got Bored At Work. Glazed The Same Doughnut 13 Times

Got Bored At Work. Glazed The Same Doughnut 13 Times

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1 year ago

LET ME EAT THAT RIGHT NOW!

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#73 Bored At Work Today

Bored At Work Today

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Hellen Jojo 1 year ago

Throne Of Games

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#74 Too Much Time On Their Hands And Not Enough Work

Too Much Time On Their Hands And Not Enough Work

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Derpicorn 1 year ago

Just a CUPle of bored people

#75 Bored At Work Today...

Bored At Work Today...

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Cerys Dunbar 1 year ago

and people never knew the size they were buying that day

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#76 Box Monsters And A Snail At Work

Box Monsters And A Snail At Work

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Cayman 1 year ago

I love that they're barfing rubber bands 😂

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#77 Things To Do When Bored At Work

Things To Do When Bored At Work

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Daria B 1 year ago

How do you get out.....

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#78 I Got Bored Pressure Washing At Work

I Got Bored Pressure Washing At Work

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1 year ago

It's so PERFECT

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#79 Friend Was Soooo Bored While Working In An Art Gallery That She Did This... Someone Thought It Was For Sale And Bought It!

Friend Was Soooo Bored While Working In An Art Gallery That She Did This... Someone Thought It Was For Sale And Bought It!

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Susan Forbes 1 year ago

I hope she got a good price

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#80 Using Lighted Adhesive In Darkness To Form A Hiden Monster's Face In The Kitchen At My Workplace...........................i'am So Evil

Using Lighted Adhesive In Darkness To Form A Hiden Monster's Face In The Kitchen At My Workplace...........................i'am So Evil

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Socially Awkward 1 year ago

Words cannot describe how evil this is...

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#81 Bored At Work, Arch From Empty Monitor Boxes

Bored At Work, Arch From Empty Monitor Boxes

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Natalie Binebrink-Davis 1 year ago

I hope that stays there forever.