Commuter Waiting Games: Things to Do While Driving, Riding, Or Flying

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Quirk Books, 2003 - Games - 96 pages
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According to efficiency experts, average commuters spend 25 minutes every day waiting for trains, sitting in traffic, or hoofing it to their place of employment. By the time you take the A train to meet the big guy in the sky, you ll have spent a full year of your life traveling to and from your workplace.
Now, at last, there s an activity book to help frazzled commuters and travelers make the most of their time. Commuter Waiting Games is a witty, illustrated collection of more than 50 how-to projects, puzzles, games, and activities. You ll discover exciting new sports (Airline Safety Card Volleyracket), amazing weight-loss techniques (Commuter Train Calisthenics), guidelines for tapping your inner muse (Traffic-Sign Haiku), and hilarious group participation events (Airport Check-in Limbo).
You ll also learn how to:
Design a Newspaper Bridal Gown
Practice Trainscendental Meditation
Honk a Morse Code Message
Relax with Commuter Headrest Shiatsu
. . . and much, much more!
 

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Contents

Train and Subway Waiting Games 12 Design a Newspaper Bridal Gown
12
Run a Water Cup Relay Race
16
Play Name That Train
18
Whats Wrong with This Train Station?
22
Practice Trainscendental Meditation
24
Win Free Drinks in the Cafe
26
Do Train and Subway Calisthenics
27
Vanity License Plate Puzzler
48
Biking and Walking Waiting Games V Airplane Waiting Games 62 Do the Airport Checkin Limbo 64 Make an Airplane Blanket Fort
64
Relax with Commuter Airline Yoga
68
Play a Game of Safety Card Volleyracket
72
Stage an InFlight Movie Puppet Show
74
Tear a Deck of Airline Playing Cards in Half
76
Delight Child Passengers with Shadow Puppets
78
Pappy Bowmans OldeTyme TraySlapping Contest
80
Crown Your Favorite Flight Attendant
81

Super Vanity License Plate Puzzler
50
Commuter I D Driving Game
52
Conduct a Commuter Bus Orchestra
53
Play Commuter Waiting Games lSpy
56
Commuter Seat Check Challenge
84
Play Cheese versus Crackers
87
Elevator Waiting Games HI Auto and Bus Waiting Games 40 Grammy Bowmans Traffic Sign Bingo 41 Relax with Commuter Headrest Shiatsu 44 H...
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About the author (2003)

Hal Bowmanis the celebrated author ofComputer Waiting Games(Quirk Books, 2002). He honed these activities after three years of commuting by car, train, and shoe leather.

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