Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Conversation Starters

I am totally a person who can't stand awkward silences. I end up saying some really weird stuff just to fill the gaps in conversations. This is something that I am constantly working on. One thing that has helped me become a better conversationalist is learning to ask questions! It is brilliantly simple. People love to talk about themselves, and it is a topic we can all relate to. A single question can lead to an entire conversation. Plus it helps you get to know someone!


Here are a few of my go-to conversation starters. These are great to pull out when a conversation hits a low, or you are just on a long road trip and need something to talk about. 

 -Where is your most favorite place on earth?

-Star Wars or Star Trek?

-What super power would you choose? 

-What is your first memory?

- What is your coolest scar?

-Who is your best friend? 

-Who do you want to know better?

-What is in your wallet (or purse)? 

-What is your biggest pet peeve?

-What was the last movie you watched?

-What is your favorite ice cream flavor?

-Are you a spender or a saver?

-What books are on your bedside table?

-If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

-Front of the bus, or the back?

-What would be the best compliment I could pay you?

-What was your first pet?

-Where were you on September 11th 2001? (or another big day in history)

-What is your favorite day of the week?

-Who was your favorite teacher?

-Who is your favorite Bible character?

-What is your favorite thing to eat for breakfast? lunch? dinner?

-Do you have a nickname?

-If you had to go into Witness Protection, and had to choose a new name-what would it be?

-What would your perfect house look like?

-What is the most unusual food you have ever eaten?

-City life or country life?

-Are you a leader or a follower?

-If you worked in the mall, what store would it be?

-What is your favorite board game?

-Beach or mountains? 

-What is your most embarrassing moment? 

-What would be your perfect day?

-What chore do you hate doing? or love doing?

-What book can you read over and over?

-What qualities of your mom and dad do you hope to have?

-Dogs or cats?

-If you had to gain 10 pounds, what would you eat to get there?

-If you could ask God one question what would it be?

-What would you grab if your house was on fire?

-Do you hate losing? 

-What is your favorite exercise? 

-Where did you grow up? 

-What is the first thing you do when you get home from work?

-What is your dream job?

-Have you been out of the country?

-What TV shows do you watch?

-What was the last concert you went to?

-What are you doing next weekend? or did you do last weekend?

-What famous person do you think you could be friends with?

-Have you ever won a contest?

-Do you prefer texting, calling or emailing?

-When were you the most scared? 

-What do you like on your pizza?

-If you had to lose one of your senses, which would you give up?



Leave me a comment: Give me your favorite questions to ask! Do you want to know my answer to any of the questions?




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