Top 9 Strangest Hobbies of World

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Most Strangest Hobbies of WorldHobbies differ like tastes. If you have chosen a hobby according to your character. and taste you are lucky because your life becomes more interesting. Hobbies are divided into four large classes: doing things, making things, collecting things, and learning things. Some people like to dress in costumes, not just at Halloween but all year long. It can be a way to explore history and discover new personas. The most popular of all hobby groups is doing things. It includes a wide variety of activities, everything from gardening to travelling and from chess to volleyball. Gardening is one of the oldest of man's hobbies. It's a well-known fact that the English are very fond of gardening and growing flowers, especially roses. Millions of people all over the world spend their holidays travelling, they travel to enjoy picturesque places, or just for a change of scene. It's always interesting to discover new things, different ways of life, to meet different people, to try different food, to listen to different musical rhythms.This is another type of hobby.So here we're going to share some of the most weird hobbies people have around the world.

  • Playing Dead
Chuck Lamb, 47 aka The Dead Body Guy probably has the world’s strangest hobby: he likes to play dead. As if that’s not enough, he takes it one step further: he takes photos and videos of himself playing dead and posts them on his website, starting in 2005. These bizarre antics have attracted 32 million hits to his website by its 1st anniversary, and several newsprint, TV and radio appearances. But what is his motivation? In his website, he says that he’d always dreamed of being in a movie or on TV. Well, that seems to be a pretty bizarre hobby for a married man with 6 kids. He himself admitted that he has no acting experience and he’s not good looking. In other words, he’d never make it as an actor.

  • Mooing

We all know there are people superb at imitating animal calls but, believe it or not, there is such a thing as competitive mooing.  Shockingly, these contests tend to take place in rural locations noted for their dairy, like Wisconsin, and wherever British people keep cows.

    •  Competitive Dog Grooming
    We all know about dog competitions.  What you may not know is grooming a poodle to look stupid is a highly competitive subculture. These are mostly put on by the National Dog Groomers Association of America, but there are a bunch more across the country.  Much to the suffering and sadness of dogs across the country.

    • Appearing in the background on TV
    Paul Yarrow of south London definitely has a hobby: he likes to appear on television. So whenever a news camera crew gets set up in a public venue, he hangs around in the background on camera. He has appeared in the background of live news reports on BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky News at random locations and at random times. It seems like if there is a camera crew about at the moment, he is there too! Allegedly, Yarrow wants to become a cast member on Big Brother.

    • Milk Bottle Collecting
    Paul Luke likes milk.  Not as in, “he enjoys a nice cold glass with lunch”, as in, “he’s kind of really into milk as a hobby.”  So much so that not only does the former milkman (and current dairy sales rep) have a milk bottle collection, he has over 10,000 milk bottles, and actually had to build a museum to keep all of them.  It’s worth explaining that for decades, milk bottles would have various kinds of advertisements and art designs on them, so it’s not just a strange hoarding thing.

    •  Soap Carving

    Yep, the practice of criminals in bad prison movies is not just a character quirk, but an actual hobby.  People take bars of commercial soap and carve them into beautiful sculptures…which then have to be carefully sealed, or they’ll kind of cease to exist.

    This isn’t some sort of casual thing, either: soap carving requires a whole set of tools and techniques, mostly learned by carving fruit.  Only then can you become a soap carver.

    • Tape Art

    This is the simple, elegant art of…uh…taking a cassette tape, like from the 1980s, pulling out all the magnetic tape from inside the casing, and using it to create a portrait of the artist.  Even as art hobbies go, this one is fairly obscure and only really got started a few years ago, but there are some pretty impressive examples of the form out there.

    Believe it or not, this hobby is actually becoming fairly common among the hip right now, and some impressive portraits have been done.  It’s just not for anybody who fears for the integrity of their prized “Slippery When Wet” cassette.

    • Trainspotting
    It’s not just the name of a movie about heroin!  It’s an actual hobby!  Trainspotting is exactly what it sounds like: people watch for trains and, when they see them, they write down the numbers of the train.  Trainspotters basically “collect” seeing certain types, tracking trains in certain regions, or seeing all the rolling stock from a certain company.

    Yes, that’s all there is to it.  Yes, this is a real hobby.  Yes, more than one person does this.

    • Hikaru Dorodango

    You can say polishing dirt.If it sounds weird, well, it is, but believe it or not, it’s possible.  Essentially, you make a ball of mud and draw the moisture out of it, while coating it with finer and finer grains of soil.Then you work the dirt, by hand, polishing it into a high-gloss sphere.  You’re making art with your hands…literally!

    So what is your thought about this hobbies?Real weird huh?Let us know through your comments.


    1. These definitely are strange. The last one is the strangest, I think. I didn't think anyone would be polishing dirt. I wonder then how many people in the world would really do that hobby.

    2. Such Strange hobbies these are.Hard to believe.