F/H: Fun things to do in elevators



Some of these are just hilarious but would you do any of these?

  1. Make race car noises when anyone gets on or off.
  2. Blow your nose and offer to show the contents of your kleenex to other passengers.
  3. Grimace painfully while smacking your forehead and muttering: “Shut up, all of you just shut UP!”
  4. Whistle the first seven notes of “It’s a Small World” incessantly.
  5. Sell Girl Scout cookies.
  6. On a long ride, sway side to side at the natural frequency of the elevator.
  7. Shave.
  8. Crack open your briefcase or purse, and while peering inside ask: “Got enough air in there?”
  9. Offer name tags to everyone getting on the elevator. Wear yours upside-down.
  10. Stand silent and motionless in the corner, facing the wall, without getting off.
  11. When arriving at your floor, grunt and strain to yank the doors open, then act embarrassed when they open by themselves.
  12. Lean over to another passenger and whisper: “Noogie patrol coming!”
  13. Greet everyone getting on the elevator with a warm handshake and ask them to call you Admiral.
  14. One word: Flatulence!
  15. On the highest floor, hold the door open and demand that it stay open until you hear the penny you dropped down the shaft go “plink” at the bottom.
  16. Do Tai Chi exercises.
  17. Stare, grinning, at another passenger for a while, and then announce: “I’ve got new socks on!”
  18. When at least 8 people have boarded, moan from the back: “Oh, not now, motion sickness!”
  19. Give religious tracts to each passenger.
  20. Meow occassionally.
  21. Bet the other passengers you can fit a quarter in your nose.
  22. Show other passengers a wound and ask if it looks infected.
  23. Sing “Mary had a little lamb” while continually pushing buttons.
  24. Holler “Chutes away!” whenever the elevator descends.
  25. Walk on with a cooler that says “human head” on the side.
  26. Stare at another passenger for a while, then announce “You’re one of THEM!” and move to the far corner of the elevator.
  27. Burp, and then say “mmmm…tasty!”
  28. Leave a box between the doors.
  29. Ask each passenger getting on if you can push the button for them.
  30. Wear a puppet on your hand and talk to other passengers “through” it.
  31. Start a sing-along.
  32. When the elevator is silent, look around and ask “is that your beeper?”
  33. Play the harmonica.
  34. Shadow box.
  35. Say “Ding!” at each floor.
  36. Lean against the button panel.
  37. Say “I wonder what all these do” and push the red buttons.
  38. Listen to the elevator walls with a stethoscope.
  39. Draw a little square on the floor with chalk and announce to the other passengers that this is your “personal space.”
  40. Bring a chair along.
  41. Take a bite of a sandwich and ask another passenger: “Wanna see wha in muh mouf?”
  42. Blow spit bubbles.
  43. Pull your gum out of your mouth in long strings.
  44. Announce in a demonic voice: “I must find a more suitable host body.”
  45. Carry a blanket and clutch it protectively.
  46. Make explosion noises when anyone presses a button.
  47. Wear “X-Ray Specs” and leer suggestively at other passengers.
  48. Stare at your thumb and say “I think it’s getting larger.”
  49. If anyone brushes against you, recoil and holler “Bad touch!

10 thoughts on “F/H: Fun things to do in elevators

  1. Hey, hey, hey I did no.17! Except that it wasn’t socks but a novel and oh, boy did I get the silent treatment! *sniffs* I was just too happy ~ sigh…kids.

    Anyways, great laughing with this! Thanks!

    LOL Glad you enjoyed!

  2. My sick humor? I like #25!!! Actually this list reminds me of how as teens my sister and I used to get hysterically laughing the minute we entered occupied elevators together. The silence and lack of eye contact just spun us right out of control. And the best part was the fellow passengers still avoiding eye contact and pretending nothing was happening LOL

    ROFL I can just see it happening, you two giggling away – I am the same, sometimes I just say arb things while looking at strangers until they laugh! You are too funny thanks for the laugh!

  3. Ohhh, should have read this one a couple of days before – yesterday and today I spent a lot of time in the elevator, rushing from my hotel room to the conference hall up and down about 20 times per day… This would have been fun. And everybody would be still talking about me… I could have done a scientific field research, trying out all methods, you know, systematically, taking notes of the responses and stuff… Shit, what a great opportunity I have missed. Next time, I guess.

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