50 Fun Things to Do in an Elevator

  • Make race car noises when anyone gets on or off.
  • Blow your nose and offer to show the contents of your kleenex to other passengers.
  • Grimace painfully while smacking your forehead and muttering: " Shut up, dammit, all of you just shut UP!"
  • Whistle the first seven notes of " It's a Small World" incessantly.
  • Sell Girl Scout cookies.
  • On a long ride, sway side to side at the natural frequency of the elevator.
  • Shave.
  • Crack open your briefcase or purse, and while peering inside ask: "Got enough air in there?"
  • Offer name tags to everyone getting on the elevator. Wear yours upside-down.
  • Stand silent and motionless in the corner, facing the wall, without getting off.
  • When arriving at your floor, grunt and strain to yank the doors open, then act embarrassed when they open by themselves.
  • Lean over to another passenger and whisper: " Noogie patrol coming!"
  • Greet everyone getting on the elevator with a warm handshake and ask them to call you Admiral.
  • One word: Flatulence!
  • 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.
  • Do Tai Chi exercises.
  • Stare, grinning, at another passenger for a while, and then announce: "I've got new socks on!"
  • When at least 8 people have boarded, moan from the back: "Oh, not now, damn motion sickness!"
  • Give religious tracts to each passenger. Meow occassionally.
  • Bet the other passengers you can fit a quarter in your nose.
  • Frown and mutter "gotta go, gotta go", then sigh and say "Oops!"
  • Show other passengers a wound and ask if it looks infected.
  • Sing "Mary Had A Little Lamb" while continually pushing buttons.
  • Holler "Chutes away!" whenever the elevator descends.
  • Walk on with a cooler that says "human head" on the side.
  • Stare at another passenger for a while, then announce: "You're one of THEM", and move to the far corner of the elevator.
  • Burp, and then say "Mmmm...tasty!"
  • Leave a box between the doors.
  • Ask each passenger getting on if you can push the button for them.
  • Wear a puppet on your hand and talk to other passengers "through" it.
  • Start a sing-along.
  • When the elevator is silent, look around and ask "Is that your beeper?"
  • Play the harmonica.
  • Shadow box.
  • Say "Ding" at each floor.
  • Lean against the button panel.
  • Say "I wonder what all these do?" and push the red buttons.
  • Listen to the elevator walls with a stethoscope.
  • Draw a little square on the floor with chalk and announce to the other passengers that this is your "personal space."
  • Bring a chair along.
  • Take a bite of a sandwich and ask another passenger: "Wanna see wha in muh mouf?"
  • Blow spit bubbles.
  • Pull your gum out of your mouth in long strings.
  • Announce in a demonic voice: "I must find a more suitable host body."
  • Carry a blanket and clutch it protectively.
  • Make explosion noises when anyone presses a button.
  • Wear "X-Ray Specs" and leer suggestively at other passengers.
  • Stare at your thumb and say "I think it's getting larger."
  • If anyone brushes against you, recoil and holler: "Bad touch!"

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