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"Conversation Starters" are questions that can be used for a party, interview, or are handy to have in case you are involved in a conversation that is going nowhere fast.
This list of dinner conversation questions actually came from my list of pageant interview practice questions from when I participated in pageants (many) years ago!
When you'd like to use these, print them, cut into strips, and place in a bowl.
If using these conversation starters at a dinner party, take turns drawing a question and let the person who drew the question answer it.
Using these questions are a great way to help teach children what we call at our house the "art of delightful conversation". Use them the same way and go around the table, discussing each question.
One of my favorite uses for these conversation starters are as clean truth or dare questions.
Favorite Conversation Starters
What if ...Questions:
If you were president, what would you change and why?If you won the lottery what would you do?
If you were going to be stranded on a island what three books/DVDs/CDs would you take?
If you could invent something to make life easier, what would it be?
If you could meet a person from history, who would it be and why?
If you could be an Olympic athlete, what would you be and why?
If you could go on a vacation anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?
If you could be a character in a book, who would you be and why?
If you could be a movie character, who would you be and why?
If you could make a movie, what would it be about?
If a movie was made about your life, who would play you?
If you could be a teacher, what subject or grade would you teach and why?
If you could be any animal, what would it be and why?
If you could have any animal in the world for a pet, what would it be and why?
If you could have dinner with three people, living or dead, who would they be and why?
If you could visit any place in the world, where would it be and why?
If you could live any place in the world, where would it be and why?
If you could visit any time in history, when would it be and why?
If you could have any job in the world, what would it be and why?
If you could cure an illness, what would it be?
If you could give $1,000,000 to a charity, what would it be and why?
If you could be a food, what would you be and why?
If you could be a color, what would you be and why?
If you could be on a reality TV show, which one would you pick?
If you had to spend the rest of your life eating only one thing, what would it be?
If you could be good looking, rich, or smart, which would you pick and why?
If you were on Gilligan’s Island, which character would you be?
Who is your favorite singer/group and why?Who is your favorite celebrity and why?
Who is your favorite President and why?
Who is your favorite person from history and why?
What is your favorite color and why?
What is your favorite flower and why?
What is your favorite animal and why?
What is the funniest thing that ever happened to you?
What is the best thing that ever happened to you?
Where was your favorite vacation and why?
What do you like to collect and why?
What is your favorite thing to do where you live?
What would happen on a “perfect day” in your life?
Tell us as much about your day as you can in one minute.
Tell us the most important or most interesting thing that happened to you today.
What is something you want to do in the next ten years?
What was the last book you read? What did you like about it?
What do you think was the most important invention in the last 100 years?
Who do you think was the most important person in the last 100 years?
Make up your own Conversation Starters questions.
Tabletopics Game Review
I received a Tabletopics Game as a birthday gift, and I wanted to share with you how it went! (The gift giver knew what I liked!) It is a game that is full of questions that are a of a lot of conversation starters.
I had several girlfriends come over to my house for snacks and games and to a href=
play bunco. Before playing that game though, we decided to play the Tabletopics game. The edition I received was the 70's edition.
First, I think this makes a really great gift. It is packaged in a cube, making it efficient to store and it looks nice enough to keep out on the coffee table all the time. There are several different editions available (60's, girls night, family, travel) so you are sure to find something that will be interesting to you and your friends! The game we used came with 135 questions.
We went around the circle about five times, and each answered a question. It was a great way to get to know each other better (and we thought we already did!) It was perfect for our intimate gathering of six friends as a true ice breaker before we moved on to a heated game of bunco!
This Amazon link
will take to you to the Tabletopics game where you can explore the different editions available and read more customer reviews.
Need More Questions?
Amazon has a great selection of boxed "Conversation Starters" and conversation games. You'll find them here.
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Questions added by our visitors:
"What is your favorite CLASSIC Disney movie?" should be added to your list of clean truth questions. I'm a teenager and a guy's answer to this question determines whether i saw "yes" or "no" when he asks me out. - Mikayla from Georgia
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