15 Ways To Make Traffic Jams More Interesting

15 Ways To Make Traffic Jams More Interesting

15 Ways To Make Traffic Jams More Interesting
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If you're going to sit in traffic for a while, you may as well make it interesting, right?

Challenge The Car Next To You To A Game Of Charades

14. Challenge The Car Next To You To A Game Of Charades
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Challenge The Car Next To You To A Game Of Charades

14. Challenge The Car Next To You To A Game Of Charades
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It's way easier than 20 Questions, and you don't even have to roll the windows down. Two words, movie title, first word ...

See If You Have Enough Time To Shut The Car Off

11. See If You Have Enough Time To Shut The Car Off
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See If You Have Enough Time To Shut The Car Off

11. See If You Have Enough Time To Shut The Car Off
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It's a fun little game. You get to see if you stand still long enough to literally turn the car off ... and then back on again. If you live in L.A., you've got a great chance of pulling it off.

Snap Into A Slim Jim

13. Open Up A Slim Jim
Slim Jim

Snap Into A Slim Jim

13. Open Up A Slim Jim
Slim Jim

It's a well-known fact that you can make any crummy situation better when you snap into a Slim Jim.

Try And Figure Out Who's Single

9. Try And Figure Out Who's Single
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Try And Figure Out Who's Single

9. Try And Figure Out Who's Single
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The really fun part is when you have to find out if you're right or wrong. Because asking that on the freeway can never go wrong.

Come Up With Nicknames For The Other Drivers

7. Come Up With Nicknames For The Other Drivers
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Come Up With Nicknames For The Other Drivers

7. Come Up With Nicknames For The Other Drivers
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Hey look, it's Lefty McNoSignal! Right next to his pal Rattles VonMuffler Drag. Maybe you'll get to see Face Stuffer McEatsWhileDriving, right behind Cutie Convertableson.

Honk Something Out In Morse Code

6. Honk Something Out In Morse Code
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Honk Something Out In Morse Code

6. Honk Something Out In Morse Code
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And be creative about it. None of this "SOS" junk. Actually bang out some sentences. You never know if some distinguished submarine veteran in the next lane will pick up on it.

Take A Traffic Vacation

8. Take A Traffic Vacation
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Take A Traffic Vacation

8. Take A Traffic Vacation
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It's simple and fun. You just play music from another country, and pretend you're stuck in a far off, exotic, foreign traffic jam. It's like traveling without moving ... in your car.

Invent New Profanities And Save Them For Later

3. Invent New Profanities And Save Them For Later
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Invent New Profanities And Save Them For Later

3. Invent New Profanities And Save Them For Later
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It could only be another mile or so before "you stupid zip-bag!!" will come in handy. Anyone can use the old standards, but you're a creative one.

Slow Jams -- Lots And Lots Of Slow Jams

15. Slow Jams. Lots And Lots Of Slow Jams
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Slow Jams -- Lots And Lots Of Slow Jams

15. Slow Jams. Lots And Lots Of Slow Jams
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If this traffic is gonna jam, baby ... we may as well jam too. Nice and slowwwwwww. Awwwww yeah, baby. We gonna get there soon, just gotta take ... our ... time ...

Try To Move The Cars ... With Your Mind

12. Try To Move The Cars.... With Your Mind
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Try To Move The Cars ... With Your Mind

12. Try To Move The Cars.... With Your Mind
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The only reason you weren't able to do it before is that you weren't trying hard enough. Concentrate. Harder. Keep at it.

Make S'mores With The Cigarette Lighter

10. Make S'mores With The Cigarette Lighter
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Make S'mores With The Cigarette Lighter

10. Make S'mores With The Cigarette Lighter
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And don't be stingy, either. Hand them out to your fellow motorists. It'll be just like camp, except nobody will get their first kiss or see their underwear on a flagpole.

Blur Your Eyes Until You See The Sailboat

5. Blur Your Eyes Until You See The Sailboat
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Blur Your Eyes Until You See The Sailboat

5. Blur Your Eyes Until You See The Sailboat
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That's all it is. It's one of those paintings at the mall. You blur your eyes, and all the cars will form a 3D sailboat. Try it -- you might even see the special one with a dog.

Offer Gift Certificates For People Who Let You Change Lanes

4. Offer Gift Certificates For People WHo Let You Change Lanes
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Offer Gift Certificates For People Who Let You Change Lanes

4. Offer Gift Certificates For People WHo Let You Change Lanes
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Put on your blinker, wait, then wave that card for free apps on a Wednesday ... and watch the fast lane open right up.

Tidy Up The Place

2. Tidy Up The Place
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Tidy Up The Place

2. Tidy Up The Place
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Just run a quick dust rag over the dash. Maybe a little cleaner on the gauges. While you're there, you can run a hand vac in the cupholders. You know how dirty that gets.

Ride A Bike

1. Seriously, Ride A Bike
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Ride A Bike

1. Seriously, Ride A Bike
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Who needs this anyway? Get out of the traffic, get some exercise and just ride a bike. Seriously.

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