Like me you certainly have noticed that the atmosphere in an elevator, for some reason, is TENSED, no matter in what culture…Thas is human, indeed, but WEIRD.
SO, here is a non-comprehensive list to kill the routine. Any suggestion welcome ! Have fun. If you start getting in real trouble, just apologize, and say it was a social experiment for some assignment.
When there’s only one other person in the elevator, tap them on the
shoulder and then pretend it wasn’t you.
Push the buttons and pretend they give you a shock. Smile, and go back
Ask if you can push the buttons for other people, but push the wrong
Call the Psychic Hotline from your cell phone and ask if they know what
floor you’re on.
Hold the doors open and say you’re waiting for your friend. After awhile,
let the doors close and say, “Hi Greg. How’s your day been?”
Drop a pen and wait until someone reaches to help pick it up, then
scream, “That’s mine!”
Bring a camera and take pictures of everyone in the elevator.
Move your desk in to the elevator and whenever someone gets on, ask if
they have an appointment.
Lay down a Twister mat and ask people if they’d like to play.
Leave a box in the corner, and when someone gets on ask them if they
hear something ticking.
Pretend you are a flight attendant and review emergency procedures and
exit with the passengers.
Ask, “Did you feel that?”
Stand really close to someone, sniffing them occasionally.
When the doors close, announce to the others, “It’s okay. Don’t panic,
they open up again.”
Swat at flies that don’t exist.
Tell people that you can see their aura.
Call out, “Group hug!” then enforce it.
Grimace painfully while smacking your forehead and muttering “Shut up,
all of you, just shut up!”
Crack open your briefcase or purse, and while peering inside, ask, “Got
enough air in there?”
Stand silently and motionless in the corner, facing the wall, without
Stare at another passenger for a while, then announce in horror, “You’re
one of THEM!” and back away slowly.
Wear a puppet on your hand and use it to talk to the other passengers.
Listen to the elevator walls with your stethoscope.
Make explosion noises when anyone presses a button.
Grinning, stare at another passenger for a while, and then announce, “I
have new socks on.”
Draw a little square on the floor with chalk and announce to the other
passengers, “This is my personal space.”
Offer name tags to all the other passengers. Wear yours upside down.
When the elevator reaches a floor, pretend you’re struggling to open the
door. And when it opens, by itself, play embarrassed.
Murmur, “Have to pee, have to pee”, then say “Oooppps!”
Scream out Geronimo every time the door opens.
When everything is quiet, ask “Who’s cell phone was that ?”
While pretending to talk on your cell phone, say, “I promised my therapist that I won’t kill again.”
Pretend to be a mime that’s trying to find a way out of the elevator.
Ask someone if they’d like to go for a ride in your spaceship.
Instruct people to wipe their feet before entering the elevator, because you just vacuumed.
Start speaking and, part way through your sentence, stop and pretend to be a mannequin.
In full business attire – including a briefcase – wear air fresheners draped over your ears.
Have a whoopie cushion hidden under your clothing. Activate it every few seconds.
Turn to someone and say, “So, what do you think – am I ugly?”
Whenever the elevator stops, walk briskly in place and act as though you’re in a hurry.
Before entering, write, “Please don’t look at this pimple” on your forehead, with a red arrow.
Pace back and forth in the elevator saying, “I wish I had a pill, I wish I had a pill.”
Enter the elevator in black tie attire wearing a red clown nose.
Quite suddenly, point past someone and excitedly say, “Look! A Llama!”
Continue standing, but close your eyes, put your head back and snore quite loudly.
Scratch furiously and say, “Sorry – these lice are awful!”
While sporting greasy, unkempt hair, say, “I just had my hair done, and I feel GREAT!”
Get on the elevator with a litter box and ask, “Does anyone mind if I go to the bathroom?”
Ask if your foot odour is offending anyone.
Look at the person next to you and very seriously say, “Rama-lama-ding-dong”.
Wait until the elevator starts moving and then ask if anyone wants to see your pet tarantula.
Sporadically squeeze your own nose and honk.
Enter the elevator with your eyes open as wide as physically possible and stay that way.
Ask the person next to you what their blood type is. When they respond, say, “Sounds delicious!”
Enter the elevator with a piece of gum stuck to the tip of your nose.
Wave a feminine product around and ask, “Did anybody drop this?”
Run into the elevator in a panic, holding a doll in one hand. Ask which floor the pediatrician is on.
Start walking like an Egyptian back and forth at the rear of the elevator.
Point your finger to your head and go “bang”, then fall down dramatically and play dead.
Pretend that you’re several different personalities having a conversation with each other.
Using a fake eyeball, pretend that your eye fell out and then accidentally step on it.
Source : Google top 10 to “50 things to do in an elevator”.