Everybody has time to kill online every now and then. Maybe you’ve got a spare 10-15 minutes before home time at work. Maybe you’re waiting for somebody or something. Or maybe you’re just bored and need a break. Whatever the reason for wanting to waste time, check out the following great ways to relax.
Everyone loves a bit of bingo! And the beauty of online bingo is that there are hundreds of bingo sites available, you can 24/7 and sometimes for free of charge. What’s more, there’s serious money to be won by playing free online bingo. Bingo sites also usually have an array of other interesting games where there are big bucks at stake. You never have to leave the comfort of your own home again to play bingo thanks to online bingo, although if you’re worried about spending too long on bingo sites then it may be a good idea to set yourself a time or money limit every time you log on.
Love it or loathe it, Twitter is instant entertainment that you can dip in and out of at all hours of the day or night. It’s a fascinating way of finding out all about breaking news and seeing how a news story develops over time, but if that sounds too highbrow for you then just use Twitter to stalk celebrities and to watch funny videos or jokes that are retweeted. Like other forms of social media, the downside to Twitter is that it’s addictive so don’t sync it with your mobile and only go on at certain times of the day.
There are numerous websites online packed with all manner of weird and wacky games that you could spend hours on end playing. Mousebreaker is one such site offering hundreds of free games across a range of different categories, from sport to puzzles, driving to shooting and funny to arcade. There’s bound to be a game to appeal to everybody on the site. It may, though, be in your best interests to just play one game a day and play a certain amount of times before leaving the website to do something a little more constructive.
What is Second Life? Well, it’s an online virtual world where you meet and interact with other ‘residents’ from all around the world. The makers dub it as ‘a place to meet, a place to shop, a place to work, a place to love and a place to explore’ – but it’s also a place to waste time. Millions of people form part of the Second Life community, but remember that it’s probably more important to interact with people in real life so know when to call it a day and turn the computer off.
Ask 500 People
Ask 500 People is a bizarre website. It involves individuals and business running surveys on the site about pretty much anything and everything and then gauging the reaction of a cross section of people around the world. Sound interesting? Well, you’ll probably intrigued as it’s quite an interesting concept.
Analyst: Joseph Griffiths