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?

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
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3 years 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
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3 years ago

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

Janina Prado
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3 years ago

Right?!

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Setenay Karacay
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3 years ago

This is librairie_mollat on Instagram, they have a whole series of these photos

Monty Is Fiennes
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3 years ago

These are fab!!!....I have a whole photo book of these being done with vinyl LPs....Love it Sleeveface... ;)

Revital Shapira
Community Member
3 years ago

this is actually GENIUS

Pandola
Community Member
3 years ago

genius...i love it and I love books

Sarah Ngakaari Hammond
Community Member
3 years ago

I follow this account on instragram. It is brilliant!

Kim Lorton
Community Member
3 years ago

Book'em, Danno!

Lisa Marie Havener
Community Member
3 years ago

Wow, this is really cool. Looks so real.

Wendy
Community Member
3 years ago

Brilliant~!!

Marina
Community Member
3 years ago

lucky the faces fit perfectly this is cool

lexi sanburg
Community Member
3 years ago

well done, well done.

Amanda Harker
Community Member
3 years ago

I'd be reading :/

Crystal Pool
Community Member
3 years ago

holy crap thats cool

I Like Dogs
Community Member
3 years ago

Wow!!!!!

Suzette
Community Member
3 years ago

they are not bored. just posing for their instagram page which is awesome as the bookstore itself

Laura Saja
Community Member
3 years ago

This is from Gishwes! It was one of the scavenger hunt items.

Thegreatcountryofverden
Community Member
3 years ago

This is pure comedy.

EvieNiffler
Community Member
3 years ago

These are actually beautiful. I feel it should be art x

Beatrijs Anckaert
Community Member
3 years ago

very well done, love it!

Pat Wooster
Community Member
3 years ago

Pretty clever!

Arlene engel
Community Member
3 years ago

Love it ,

Camille Solis
Community Member
3 years ago

Hahaha awesome

Ayla Blokker
Community Member
3 years ago

Very cool!

Zugga aka Pia Isabell
Community Member
3 years ago

Awesome

HauntedForests
Community Member
3 years ago

Wasn't there an article on this exact thing a few weeks ago? Maybe a month ago?

Erwin Sanz
Community Member
3 years ago

Perfecto

Laura Zaini
Community Member
3 years ago

oh this is very very clever

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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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3 years 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
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3 years 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
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3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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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Community Member
3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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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CatShatBrix
Community Member
3 years ago

SAITAMA FTW

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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
Community Member
3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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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Community Member
3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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.
Community Member
3 years 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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Community Member
3 years 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
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3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
3 years ago

Dogtor!

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#22

Bored At Work

Bored At Work

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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.
Community Member
3 years 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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Community Member
3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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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Aela You
Community Member
3 years ago

Why is there a woman just in underwear and a t-shirt behind the plates? 😂

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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.
Community Member
3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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
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3 years 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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3 years 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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3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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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3 years 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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3 years 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
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3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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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3 years 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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Anna Thouvenin
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3 years ago

And a fork.

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#44

I Get Bored At Work..

I Get Bored At Work..

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Kyra Hamann
Community Member
3 years 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.
Community Member
3 years 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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3 years 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
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3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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
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3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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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3 years 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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JL Solis
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3 years ago

I got bored too... CardboardV...55b99e.jpg CardboardViking-59a05fd55b99e.jpg

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#55

Got Bored, Built A Dinosaur

Got Bored, Built A Dinosaur

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3 years 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
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3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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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3 years 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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3 years 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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3 years ago

Anyone else find this...unsettling?

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#61

Bored At Work -- Iv

Bored At Work -- Iv

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TC
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3 years 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
Community Member
3 years 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
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3 years 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
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3 years 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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Anna Thouvenin
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3 years ago

Why does it spell Imgur CATS? x) Untitled-5...ad-png.jpg Untitled-599ffd623c1ad-png.jpg

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#66

Sometimes I Get Bored At Work...

Sometimes I Get Bored At Work...

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Susan Forbes
Community Member
3 years ago

Jazz hands!

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