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Funny Conversation Starters

Funny Conversation Starters

  • What was your worst fashion disaster? Everyone has a few outfits from their past that seemed like a good idea at the time. T
  • What’s the most embarrassing thing you did at school / when you were a kid?
  • If you had a reality TV show about your life, what would your theme song be?
  • What’s your plan if there was a zombie apocalypse?


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Take Your Conversation to a Deeper Level

Take Your Conversation to a Deeper Level

  • If you had to pick any character in a book, movie, or TV show who is most similar to you, who would you choose?
  • When you were growing up, what was your dream job? Is any part of that still true?
  • What’s your biggest fear? 
  • What’s your bi...


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Conversation Starters for a First Date

Conversation Starters for a First Date

  • What job did you want to do when you were a kid?
  • If you had to pick one–skydiving, bungee jumping, or scuba diving–which would you do?
  • What’s the most important thing I should know about you?
  • When you were a kid, what did you think you...


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Birthday Party Conversation Starters

Birthday Party Conversation Starters

  • To the birthday person: “What was the highlight of your last year?” Or, “What do you want to achieve for next year?”
  • To fellow celebrators: “How do you usually celebrate your birthday?” Or, “What was the best birthday you ever had?”
  • To everyone else: “Wh...


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Tinder, Bumble, and Other Dating Conversation Starters

  • You have a ___? Me too! Tell me more.
  • Hey – you’re a _______? That sounds really interesting. What’s your favorite thing about your job?
  • Sorry if this is a bit forward, but I’m going to try out that new _____ that opens downtown next week–would you like...


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Conversation Starters for Work Appropriate Topics

  • Is there a charitable cause you support?
  • I’m a bit nervous about the _____. Have you ever done it before?
  • What has been the best thing about working here?
  • Have you learned any insider tips about working here?


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Conversation Starters for Kids

  • Do you think there are aliens on other planets?
  • If you were an animal, what animal would you be? Why?
  • When you’re a grown up, what type of house will you live in?
  • Who would win in a fight, a robot or a dinosaur?


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Calendar-Specific Conversation Starters

  • January: What’s your New Year’s Resolution?
  • February: Do you usually celebrate Valentine’s Day? Do you think it is a real or fake holiday?
  • March: “I went to the coolest Irish bar last St. Patrick’s Day. Doing anything fun this year for it?”
  • ...


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Keep the Conversation Going

  •  What’s your favorite thing to do on the weekends?
  • What are your favorite restaurants around here? I
  • Keeping up with __sport / tv show / news__ recently?
  • Can you recommend any unique cocktails / appetizers / desserts here?


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Conversation Starters for Any Situation

Conversation Starters for Any Situation

  • Tell me about you.
  • Working on anything exciting lately?
  • What’s your story?
  • What personal passion project are you working on right now?
  • How do you know the host?
  • What was the highlight of your day toda...


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  • What’s something that made you smile or laugh this week?
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The STAR Interview Response Technique

The STAR Interview Response Technique

  • (S) Situation: Explain the background of the situation. What was your job?
  • (T) Task: What was the particular task you had to perform? If there was a particular problem you were addressing, explain what it was.
  • (A) Action: What action did you take (or what...


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