"Call your mother and ask her what to do."
"Not building a wall but making a brick."
"Do something boring."
"Look closely at the most embarrassing details and amplify them."
"Bridges -build -burn"
Oblique Strategies are a useful tool, something that helps break out of a rut. While the 5th edition cards can now be bought from Brian Eno's online store, they've also spread out across the net. There's an online version, and a rather nice MacOS X version has just been released.