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Ideas to better use my free time at work. Short attention span version.

I frequently have a lot of free time at work between projects (I work fast, maybe). I usually sit here and flip between Reddit and Metafilter, and maybe Facebook. I want to put this time to better use. [more inside]
posted by polywomp on Sep 6, 2013 - 17 answers

What are some good, non-battery-draining iPhone/iPod Touch games?

I'll be on three flights in the next 11 days, and although I'd like to sleep through every flight, I doubt that'll happen. I have an iPhone 4 and a 3rd-gen iPod Touch at my disposal, so I'd like to throw some new, non-battery-killing games on them before I go. [more inside]
posted by rachaelfaith on Jan 8, 2013 - 14 answers

Making my dog happy on a rainy day?

How do I keep my puppy entertained on a rainy day? My 6&1/2 old puppy (see this previous post) has turned out to be ... rather interesting. She is not particularly high-energy and doesn't seem to take much joy in long walks. She is, however, really interested in romping and socializing with other dogs. [more inside]
posted by echolalia67 on Dec 26, 2012 - 15 answers

N is for Neville who died of ennui while working a $10/hr temp job

How can I entertain myself at a super boring temp job? [more inside]
posted by Jess the Mess on Aug 29, 2012 - 19 answers

Super-successful fears for future

Where should/is my career-life headed next? [more inside]
posted by mistertoronto on Aug 2, 2011 - 9 answers

I need a "stuck in the school library" hobby.

I'm looking for a project that can be done mostly on the computers at my school. I'm usually there for 8-9 hours waiting for a ride, and my schoolwork takes me around an hour to finish. I'd like to put the rest of that free-time towards something productive. [more inside]
posted by biochemist on Mar 2, 2011 - 23 answers

wity text call out

A friend, sent me a text that she in a work "retreat" all day it is really dulll and painfully boring. Please help me think of clever texts to send that are witty and will crack a smile.
posted by jennstra on Jan 29, 2011 - 9 answers

Which offline iPad apps can I spend empty time on?

Which free, offline iPad apps might be considered to be either useful or whimsically amusing ways of spending time? [more inside]
posted by malusmoriendumest on Dec 19, 2010 - 8 answers

How do I get out of seeing my boyfriend's band?

Can't I just stay home and make you a potroast instead? [more inside]
posted by custard heart on Jul 30, 2010 - 44 answers

How long is the average attention span?

What is considered a reasonable amount of time to be able to concentrate on one task? [more inside]
posted by cranberrymonger on Feb 28, 2009 - 8 answers

MIAmi Twice

I'm going to be stuck in the Miami International Airport for several hours, and I don't want to die of boredom. [more inside]
posted by emelenjr on Jul 17, 2005 - 14 answers

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