02nd Apr 2020
From boredom springs a highly entertaining hashtag that sums up lockdown feels
Once again, Jimmy Fallon has asked the world to join a Twitter challenge, and the results are hilarious. “Tell us a funny thing you’ve done to pass the time in quarantine,” the Tonight Show host encouraged. “And tag it with #ImSoBoredI.”
Twitter has blown up in response, with cringeworthy puns and crazy, creative ideas – all of which are ridiculously relatable. Here are 17 of our favourite tweets so far:
— cjo (@cmaleske) March 30, 2020
“#ImSoBoredI had a conversation with a spider. He seemed nice. He’s a web designer.” –@iannaidu
“#ImSoBoredI created a fake drama between all my sister’s stuffed animals, currently Patricia isn’t talking to Stan.” –@mills_elise
#ImSoBoredI COV19, Day15; “Artist In Isolation”… hair don’t care ????? What do you do? Sing along…
On the first part of the journey, I was looking at all the life There were plants and birds and rocks and things and us on a horse with no name! pic.twitter.com/RLY63pB9P8 — khocott (@khocott3) March 30, 2020
“#ImSoBoredI hid a walkie talk in the bushes in front of my house so I could scream at people when they go by and watch their reactions on my doorbell camera. No more tv needed.”—@dhygiene21
“#ImSoBoredI had a staring contest with my dog, Jabba the Mutt. He winked so I winked back. Now things are awkward.”—@sunny_joni
— Allen Schepens (@Scheps14) March 30, 2020
“#ImSoBoredI am having regular conversations with my Alexa. I don’t think she likes me.”–@manduhrose
“#ImSoBoredI painted my chickens toenails”.–@katiegribben4
— Nancy Wright (@zinnia_joy) March 30, 2020
“#ImSoBoredI watched The Tiger King all weekend and that Bitch Carole Baskin killed her husband.”—@shirobinson
“#ImSoBoredI I make different frozen pizzas and have my kids guess which one it is.”—@jericaswag
#ImSoBoredI put onions in a pair of old panthose and started playing Skip It in my living room.
“#ImSoBoredI am actually arguing with myself and I’m not sure who’s winning.”—@98simply
“#ImSoBoredI tried to walk my cat.”—@tld2331
— Emily Pugina (@emelainew) March 30, 2020
And finally, this ingenious, housebound parenting hack:
The funny thing I’ve done during this time is make a new activity for my kids- Indoor Cycling!! Place training wheels inside shoes large enough to prop up the back tire and pedal! We even have timed races! ? #ImSoBoredI pic.twitter.com/Mi3aEbFRDS
— Sarah Grove (@Sarahgrove30) March 30, 2020
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