An antidote to the trials and tribulations of everyday life
Carpe Diem - The First Act
The First Act
Seize the moment
The act of shelf shuffling is whereby the contents of a display shelf are rearranged to present something nonsensical - For example, spelling out words with ornamental lettering, or creating a combination of shop items which are clearly not meant to be together.
Supermarket swap is the act of taking an item from its natural habitat within a supermarket (or similar retail outlet) and placing it in another location within the same supermarket (or similar retail outlet).
Supermarket swap sensibly. Please return item to natural habitat.
Supermarket Swap Intro
Furniture feet is successfully demonstrated through the addition of selected items of footwear to the feet of household (or office) furniture - it may also involve the placement of said footwear alongside inanimate objects to create an unusual scene.
Furniture Feet Intro
Puppet arms is the act of substituting one person’s arms with those of another person. The substituted arms may then be used to conduct various everyday activities i.e. eating, drinking, applying make-up, brushing hair, etc.
Puppet Arms Intro
Puppet Arms Make Up
Googly Eyes is a simple, yet highly effective way to provide human like qualities to inanimate objects.
Googly Eyes Introduction
Aside to being a helpful way to keep upper lips warm, moustaches are inherently nonsensical, and thus the wearing of one either fashioned from real human hair or from another material, is an excellent demonstration of RAON.
Odd Shoes and Socks
A simple act involving changing ones attire to ensure either socks or shoes are odd - you must leave the house for this to qualify as a RAON.
Odd Shoes Intro
Dressing pets is an increasingly popular act of nonsense which delights people young and old - please ask the permission of your pet before doing this.
Movie Moments is an opportunity to recreate an iconic scene from a film but with a much lower budget.
No nudity, smoking or scenes involving butternut squashes allowed
Freestyling is for the more adventurous RAON afficionados - it allows an individual or group of individuals freedom of expression, unbounded creativity and an opportunity to ‘make it their own’.
The act of Food Faces brings anthropomorphic qualities to any form of cuisine and can be conducted in the safety of ones home or in the more daring surroundings of a restaurant.