Fun Ways to Pass Time

Stuck on a bus, train, plane, or maybe just passing some time? Here are some fun games and other activities to play on the bus. There are many fun ways to pass time to help you get through life’s duller moments.

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Make a New Friend
In this day of mobile phones, iPads, and earphones; it can be hard to strike up a conversation. But how do you think people managed for thousands of years? If you are waiting for a bus or stuck on an airplane why not strike up a conversation with the person next to you. You may learn something new about your city and your community, you may even make a new friend. So next time you are stuck in a waiting room instead of turning on your phone, turn to your neighbor and make small talk. There is nothing better than a good conversation as one of the fun ways to pass time.

Mobile Games
Most of us have smart phones right in our pockets these days, so why not make the most of them? Millions of games are available for you iPhone or Android device and most of them are free or cheap. Whether you want to build an online army and challenging rivaling castles or prefer to test your word skills in games like Scrabble there are plenty of options. From child friendly learning games to adult only gaming  (You could even win some big cash!) there are plenty of options for any age group. So make sure your phone is fully charged and you will be plenty entertained for hours and hours.

Brining a notebook along with you may be a great way to help you pass time. Whether you want to write a grocery list, a journal about your daily events, some poems about what you are seeing, or even start on the next great American novel, writing can be a great way to pass time. When you put a pen to paper it is also proven to help with brain activity and keep you sharp. It is also convenient  and small to carry a pen and paper where you go. While if you are not used to it, it may same strange at first but I promise keeping some notes as you go is not only a good way to pass time, it can also be a great habit to begin that you may carry on through the rest of your life.

So whether you are meeting a new friend, going head to head in an online game with some old friends, or jotting down some notes about what you need to buy at the grocery store, there are many fun ways to pass time. So don’t worry, you bus will get there soon enough.