Fun Things To Do In An Elevator

Have you ever given much thought to just how many fun things you can do while in an elevator?

I could only think of a couple before researching the topic.

I knew that it was a mid-western thing to press the buttons in an elevator...not to push or mash them.

Passing gas is a common funny thing to do in an elevator, it's even popular in the movies.

Here you go.

Fun Things To Do In An Elevator is more than a shopping list.

It's a game plan.

How many of these things would you feel comfortable doing in an elevator?

Announce in a demonic voice: "I must find a more suitable host body."

Ask each passenger getting on if you can press the button for them.

Bet the other passengers you can fit a quarter in your nose.
Blow spit bubbles.

Blow your nose and offer to show the contents of your tissue to other passengers.

Bring a chair along.

Burp, and then say "mmmm...tasty!"

Carry a blanket and clutch it protectively.

Crack open your briefcase or purse, and while peering inside ask: "Got enough air in there?"

Do Tai Chi exercises.

Draw a little square on the floor with chalk and announce to the other passengers that this is your "personal space."


Give religious tracts to each passenger.

Greet everyone getting on the elevator with a warm handshake and ask them to call you Admiral.

Grimace painfully while smacking your forehead and muttering: "Shut up, all of you just shut UP!"

Holler "Chutes away!" whenever the elevator descends.

If anyone brushes against you, recoil and holler "Bad touch!"

Lean against the button panel.

Lean over to another passenger and whisper: "Noogie patrol coming!"

Leave a box between the doors.

Listen to the elevator walls with a stethoscope.

Make explosion noises when anyone presses a button.

Make race car noises when anyone gets on or off.

Meow occasionally.

Offer name tags to everyone getting on the elevator. Wear yours upside-down.

On a long ride, sway side to side at the natural frequency of the elevator.

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.

Play the harmonica.

Pull your gum out of your mouth in long strings.
Say "Ding!" at each floor.

Say "I wonder what all these do" and push the red buttons.

Sell Girl Scout cookies.

Shadow box.


Show other passengers a wound and ask if it looks infected.

Sing "Mary had a little lamb" while continually pushing buttons.

Stand silent and motionless in the corner, facing the wall, without getting off.

Stare at another passenger for a while, then announce "You're one of THEM!" and move to the far corner of the elevator.

Stare at your thumb and say "I think it's getting larger."

Stare, grinning, at another passenger for a while, and then announce: "I've got new socks on!"

Start a sing-along.

Take a bite of a sandwich and ask another passenger: "Wanna see wha in muh mouf?"

Walk on with a cooler that says "human head" on the side.

Wear a puppet on your hand and talk to other passengers "through" it.

Wear "X-Ray Specs" and leer suggestively at other passengers.

When arriving at your floor, grunt and strain to yank the doors open, then act embarrassed when they open by themselves.

When at least 8 people have boarded, moan from the back: "Oh, not now, motion sickness!"

When the elevator is silent, look around and ask "is that your beeper?"

Whistle the first seven notes of "It's a Small World" incessantly.

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