In pandemic times “stay home” orders from the government have people bored out of their skulls.

Never before has basket weaving felt so appealing.


Many of those working from home have quickly realized that it can be tough for an employer to stock a remote eight hour day with tasks. The job just doesn’t translate well enough to be as busy as it was in the office.

Or maybe someone is fully unemployed. If they’re fortunate enough to not be absolutely panicking about feeding kids and paying rent, they have a TON of extra time on their hands.

To stave of malaise, people are searching high and low for some productive use of time. The Netflix library is only so large.

ziyangzou asked, "What are some cheap fun hobbies?"

Exercise Avoidance

"Not woodworking. Not woodworking is a great hobby that is practically free. The best part is, not woodworking is SO easy that anyone can do it!"

"Things you need:"

"1.Not Saws"

"2.Not Wood"

"3.Not chisels"

"4.Not Clamps"

"There are a few other things you need but if you have these basics then you should be able to get by! Now get out there and don't get into woodworking!"

-- ChandraMccreery

Finally “That Must Take Forever” is a Positive Thing

"One of my favorites is making stop motion films with clay. You can get decent clay for around $3, and any camera can do the job, including your phone."

"You simply move the subject around taking pictures of each tiny movement. Then compile the pictures in a video editing software. Free ones like Windows Movie Maker work."

-- RKingsman

For All of those Post-Quarantine Parties

"Learning old strong man tricks. Hold a chair down with one pinky, rip a phone book in half, so on. There are guides online. There is no greater power move than to be able to pick up a thick pile of papers, and just rip them clean in two."

-- MaxDamage1

High Time for Influencing

"Opening an Instagram account that focuses on a very specific subject, then only posting pics if that subject. For example interesting building facades in your city, or abandoned umbrellas, or people wearing purple. Whatever interests you."

"It becomes a fun scavenger hunt for you, gives an excuse to go on long aimless walks and develops a unique little collection that doesn't take up room or cost money."

-- Dislycan

An Absolute Classic

"Dungeons & Dragons."

"All the resources you need can be found online, the only thing you really need is a few people to play with and a set of dice which are less than 10 bucks. Now that everyone is quarantined we play using voice chat and it works surprisingly well."

-- awesomebananas

Just Choose a Spot Far Enough From Someone Else’s Spot, Please

"Nature observation and journaling. Go hang out in the same spot at the same time for the same duration, once a week. Document what you observe. Then contemplate it."

"Doesn't cost a thing, is educational and relaxing, and will give you a bigger appreciation of Gaia."

-- x01660

for the Takeout Addicts

"Cooking can be a pretty cheap hobby. I mean, you have to eat anyway, might as well enjoy the processes of making your own food." -- LoriannStell

"Honestly, I've found cooking and listening to podcasts to be really fun. Keeps the hands and mind busy, and then you have a necessity afterword so good results!" -- odd_ender

Prepare the Lungs

"Running. Especially now, you can literally keep your distance from people and better yourself at the same time."

"And not a bad idea to build up that cardio in case sh*t starts truly popping off. I'd rather be fit during dark times than fat; you'll likely live longer." -- OMS6

"You ever seen a lion limber up before taking down a gazelle?" -- allothenamestaken

Plenty of Time for Gazing

"I recently got into astronomy and astrophotography. All you need is yourself, a notebook if you want to take notes and a camera/phone. Very cheap and very fun and interesting. You can use starfinder apps on your phone to know what stars you're looking at."

-- IwishIwasElonMusk

Busy Hands are Happy Hands

"Knitting/Crochet" -- Elu_Tala

"Idk about cheap to start but it is incredibly relaxing once you have the motions down. That's basically how I survived college." -- aaron2718


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"Here's looking at you, kid."

"Love is never having to say you're sorry."

"I'm gonna make you an offer you can't refuse."

Appropriately, the ones that might haunt us the most, are those delivered by villains, who linger in our memories not only by their creepy attire and presence but by their devious choice of words.

Frightening us long after the credits stop rolling.

Redditor N_the_character was eager to hear what the Reddit community considered the best quotes from both Hollywood's legendary villains, as well as some lesser-known antagonists from film, TV, and video games, leading them to ask:

"What's the most bada** villain quote?"

Benedict from Last Action Hero

"Benedict to youg Danny in 'Last Action Hero':"

"I should tell you that I have killed people smarter and younger than you."- S-Markt

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Donquixote Doflamingo

"Pirates are evil?"

"The Marines are righteous?"

"These terms have always changed throughout the course of history!"

"Kids who have never seen peace and kids who have never seen war have different values!"

"Those who stand at the top determine what's wrong and what's right!"

"This very place is neutral ground!"

"Justice will prevail, you say?"

"But of course it will!"

"Whoever wins this war becomes justice!"- TimeisaLie

The Man with the Midas Touch...

"Goldfinger after Bond says 'Do you expect me to talk?'

"'No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to die'."- Hunk_Studly

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The Last Airbender's Azula

"Dai Li: 'You've beaten me at my own game'."

"Azula: 'Don't flatter yourself. You were never even a player'."- herculesmeowlligan

Inigo Montoya, watch out!

"'Good Heavens, are you still trying to win?'"

"-the six fingered man."

Video game villains shouldn't be forgotten, ask Ghaul

“'You are not brave, you’ve merely forgotten the fear of death'."

"'Allow me to reacquaint you'.”- KentuckyBourbon94

The Good, the Bad, and the one-liners

"'When you have to shoot, shoot'."

"'Don't talk'."

"Tuco, 'The Good, The Bad and The Ugly'."- jpablo680

Whiterose of Mr. Robot

“'Because Phillip, I had to ask you twice'.”- Lontano64

The final frontier indeed...

"'A true victory is to make your enemy see they were wrong to oppose you in the first place'."

"'To force them to acknowledge your greatness'."

"Gul Dukat, Deep Space Nine."- hamdingers

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A true villain will have you quaking in your boots with just one look.

But it's with their words that they really get you.

And how they instantly go from being merely villains, to legends.