Ed Sheeran and F1 - the most boring things in life

Changing duvet covers, people who Instagram their meals and Ed Sheeran have been voted among the nation's most boring things.

Friday, 27th January 2017, 2:00 pm
Updated Friday, 27th January 2017, 2:06 pm
Boring: Ed Sheeran

And the average Brit is bored for over three hours a day - adding up to more than NINE years of their life, a study has found.

Work is one of the most common sources of boredom, with 22 per cent of respondents bored for up to two hours - or 25 per cent - of their working day.

The survey of 2,000 adults in the UK was commissioned by online gaming company Casumo.com, whose spokesman said: "Boredom can be a real problem for many people, even if they're happy with their lives in general.

Boring Bargain Hunt

"Boredom can sap productivity, and make people feel like there's nothing good going on in their lives.

"We were surprised to find that people are more likely to feel bored at home than they are at work, and perhaps this shows a lack of imagination on the nation's part, that they can't entertainingly fill their free hours."

Listening to drab football pundits' analysis and cleaning the house also appeared in the list of the most boring things in life.

As did PowerPoint presentations, the Kardashians and unnecessary work meetings.

Boring Formula 1

Here's some of the things people find most boring:

Ed Sheeran

People telling you about their dream

Bargain Hunt

Yawn: Kim Kardashian

New mums on Facebook who constantly upload pictures of their baby

People who Instagram their food

Being on hold

Trailing around behind your partner in a clothes shop

Boring Bargain Hunt

PowerPoint presentations

Formula 1

Listening to politicians

Sitting in a waiting room

Queuing in the post office

The Kardashians

Boring Formula 1

Football pundits' analysis

Unnecessary meetings

Reality TV shows

The daily commute

Being stuck in traffic

Yawn: Kim Kardashian