Sometimes, you can suddenly go from being bored to having the time of your life. That might be because a parade of all the things you like suddenly rolled into town, but it's much more likely that you'll end up making your own fun just by messing around.
That's how people who get stuck on a cleanup crew end up racing floor buffers down the halls and how everything in the fridge can end up with googly eyes on it.
Sometimes, these flights of fancy can get us in trouble, but this list isn't about that. It's about that magic moment when people made their boredom work for them.