What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?
What is your favorite curse word?
If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
What was the scariest moment of your life?
Did you have an imaginary friend as a child?
Of the people you know, which couple has the most successful relationship?
How do you feel about touchy feely people?
If you were going to do karaoke tonight, what song would you sing?
What is the origin of your last name?
What is the closest you have come to getting caught cheating?
What was the last movie you saw in the theater? Was it good?
When was the last time you went camping?
Are you more like your mother or your father?
How long was your longest relationship?
When getting your picture taken, does your smile show your teeth?
When is the last time you worked out?
Have you ever ridden in an ambulance or a police car?
Do you like short or long hair on someone of the opposite sex?
When you are under stress, do you prefer to be alone or do you seek comfort in friends?
Who do you work with that you really respect?
What chore did you used to hate but now enjoy?
How did you start working for your current employer?
These questions are ideal for speed dating and first dates. They are also useful for parties, team building, corporate events. These are useful when you need something to break the ice or with people who you may have known a long time, but would like to know a little bit better. It is ideal for any situation where you may need a conversation starter or fear an awkward silence in conversation.
It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest. We address ourselves, not to their humanity but to their self-love, and never talk to them of our own neccessities but of their advantages. - Adam Smith