Today I am beginning a new series of posts called “Friday Funnies”. Friday Funnies are exactly what they sound like, fun and funny things posted on a Friday. Now, these are not exactly shenanigans or full-on pranks, but they are funny things that I think are fitting with the theme of this blog. I won’t put one up every Friday, just when I feel something is appropriate.
They might be anything from a funny screenshot I took, to a silly mini-prank, to a contest where I ask you to submit a caption for a photo, to a neat project I’ve been working on! Enjoy!
Funny Photoshop: Death Certificate Directly below is an actual advertisement Steve F. and I saw one day last year while checking his email. It just seemed silly, but not silly enough. Below that is how I improved it.
Office chair riding has long been one of my favorite forms of recycling! But once last year me and my bandmates at the time ended up being the the talk of the day on the national radio station K-LOVE after one of our neighbors called in during a caller segment asking “what is the craziest thing you saw this weekend?”
So yeah. One of my previous bands was on K-LOVE. Not for our Christian rock music though. For riding an office chair behind a car…
Unfortunately the segment wasn’t recorded, so I can’t show it to people… Highly disappointing.
Anyways, for several years whenever we have an office chair to be thrown out, we give it one last good use. With a helmet and kneepads, and a car to hold on to, a simple office chair can turn into a ton of fun!
You can only get up to about 15 miles per hour before the wheels start giving way or you begin to topple.
We have rode countless office chairs, and every time the wheels melt or break off at about the same distance, which if your wondering, is about 1 mile.
Apparently office chairs are designed for 1 mile of rolling and have a top speed around 15MPH. Now you know!
This past weekend, Zach R., Derek K. and I dressed up as the classic “walks into a bar” gag and, well, walked into bars in Clifton and OTR.
we really committed and got all decked up in nice costumes, and it paid off.
Not everyone got it, but those who did thought it was the funniest thing!
Several bartenders and patrons got pictures with us. One bartender even told us that from now on, we are his “this one time when I was working at a bar” story.
all of the videos that we tried to film got messed up when my phone screen lock went on in my pocket, unfortunately. The biggest loss was the great bit we did when we walked into a bong-filled headshop in Clifton and I (the priest) casually stated to my companions “see, this is that new age religion I was telling you about.”
It worked out pretty good. Last time we all went into a bar, it turned out to be one big joke. Ha!
One evening freshman year, I decided that our hallway was just too boring as it was. Something had to be done to spice it up, and thus laser day was upon us!
My hall-mates and I strung up some red yarn on command hooks throughout the hallway and then became secret agents for the rest of the day!
Check out this awesome video I made with my GoPro!
It was fun being secret agents, until a cranky RA ripped it down saying it was a “fire hazard”, which is somewhat reasonable, although we purposefully rigged it up to be instantly released if you knocked into any part of it. Its funny that she brought up fire hazards, considering the dorm building was violating fire code by locking our courtyard door supposedly… And not stopping my neighbor from smoking pot in his room with his smoke detector covered up… and not doing anything about the same neighbor playing with an “Axe spray/lighter flame thrower” in his room… Yes, that happened. Scary. Anyways.