Do you think you have a stupid hobby? Maybe, but there are a whole bunch of weird hobbies that will make your hobby look totally normal. On this page, you will find many unconventional hobbies that you might want to try.
People engage in all sorts of unusual activities. You may heard of eating contests, tattooing vehicles, bug fighting, fork bending, grooming dogs. Many might think that these are weird hobbies to try but those who participate in it find joy and fun while doing it.
Unusual and “stupid” hobbies to try
I have done some research and have found many so-called stupid hobbies. After that, I have put together this list where you will find more than one weird hobby to try.
Mooing is one the weirdest hobbies to try but It is actually a pastime with a large fanbase. It even has its own competitions in the United States, one of which called the moo-la-palooza held in Wisconsin. The aim of the game for those who choose to participate is to sound as much like a cow as possible.
Collecting In-Flight Sick Bags
Collecting stamps is very common, people collect many things even air sickness bags. This sounds like a strange and stupid hobby but some collectors strive for a collection with as many different bags as possible. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Dutchman Niek Vermeulen owns more than 6,200 air sickness bags.
Extreme ironing is when people take ironing boards to random locations and iron items of clothing. Tony Hiam invented extreme ironing in 1980, inspired by his brother in law, John Slater, who ironed his clothes even when camping. In a canoe, while skiing or snowboarding, underwater, in the middle of the M1 motorway race, these are some locations where these performances have taken place.
Collecting Ecstasy Pills
Music lovers have a lot of hobbies, just like collecting branded stickers, records, key chains, photos with their favorite DJs, and… collecting ecstasy pills. One of the biggest Ecstasy collection possesses Dutchman who spent two decades collecting pills of all colors and shapes as a hobby.
Collecting Navel Fluff
Collecting belly button fluff is a weird hobby and it’s not something you are likely to share with friends on the grounds of good taste. But that’s not a problem for librarian Graham Barker who is celebrating being recognized belly button fluff collector. Even by the Guinness Book of Records for collecting.
ToyVoyagers are traveling toys that are passed from person to person. To continue its journey, toys can be released into the wild for somebody to find. Their travels are tracked on a website. Each toy carries a unique identification number on a tag. A message on the tag encourages anyone who comes into contact with it to go to the website and update its Travelog with photographs.
Usually, a ghost-hunter will try to collect evidence supporting the existence of paranormal activity. Ghost Hunters use many electronic devices like digital thermometers, EMF meters, video cameras including thermographic and night vision cameras, as well as digital audio recorders. Ghost hunting has been criticized for its discharge of the scientific method and no scientific study has ever been able to confirm the existence of ghosts.
This is an activity consisting of lying face down, sometimes in an unusual or incongruous location. Planking was initiated in 1984 in Edmonds, Washington by Scott Amy and Joel Marshall. They were walking in a park when they came upon a baseball game. They decided to lie face down in the right field to see if anyone would react. Owling
This is similar to planking but is all about squatting, arms pressed toward the ground, and eyes locked in a wise, faraway gaze, like an owl. According to Know Your Meme blog, owling was first introduced July 11 in a post on Reddit.
Extreme couponing is often a hobby that yields little except aggravation and the annoyed looks of other shoppers in the stores. But can extreme couponing save you money? Well, some people spend hours per week to save a few dollars at the supermarket.
Background TV Appearing
Some people have the desire to appear on television. So whenever a news camera crew gets set up in a public venue, they hang around in the background on camera. One of most known to have this unusual hobby is Paul Yarrow of south London.
Chuck Lamb probably has the weirdest hobby, he likes to play dead. He earned the nickname “Dead body man” thanks to his eccentric hobby of playing dead. But Chuck takes it one step further, he takes photos and videos of himself playing dead and posts them on the internet. Chuck’s hobby could surely be called stupid, but it’s the dream behind this activity that matters the most.
Guerrilla gardening is the act of gardening with no legal rights to cultivate. It can take a place in abandoned sites, areas that are not being cared for, or private property. It encloses a various range of people and motivations, ranging from gardeners who spill over their legal boundaries to gardeners with political influences.
Making basic dorodango is a traditional hobby in Japan. It is simple, soil, and water are molded to create a delicate shiny sphere, similar to a billiard ball. More recently, the process has been refined into the art of the Hikaru dorodango.