Conversation topics

| by Andreas

Do you find it hard to reach out to strangers? Are you afraid of the awkward silence? Then read our list of great conversation starters.

		

Work

1. If you didn't work here, what would you like to do then? 2. Why did you want to be [job title]? 3. What surprised you the most when you started your new job? 4. What is the most crazy thing a boss asked you to do? 5. Would you rather work four 10-hour days or five 8-hour days a week? 6. If you could get any job - what would you like to do then? 7. What was your first job? Did you like it? 8. Which is the best career tip you received? And the worst?

Entertainment

9. Have you read some good books lately? I need some tips! Some TV shows? 10. Do you have any mobile apps that you cannot live without? 11. If you just had to watch a movie genre for the rest of your life, what would you choose? 12. Is there any book you hated - but whom everyone else loved, and vice versa? 13. Do you have any good podcast tips for my commute trips? 14. What is the latest movie you cried for? Or laughed aloud at? 15. Who would you choose as an Amazing Race partner? 16. What is your favorite account on Instagram?

Food

17. If you just had to eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would you choose? 18. What is the weirdest thing you have eaten? 19. What do you eat as a comfort food? 20. Is there any food you absolutely cannot imagine eating? 21. Do you have any good lunch places to recommend here in the area? 22. Does your family have a "secret" family recipe? 23. What is your favorite restaurant that not so many others know about?  

Free time

24. What are the favorite places I shouldn't miss here? 25. If you could fly anywhere for free, where would you go? 26. Which is the coolest road trip you went on? 27. Where did you last travel? What did you do there? 28. Do you have any trip planned in the future? 29. If you could take leave of absence for six months, where would you go and what would you do? 30. How do you prefer to spend a weekend?  

Life

31. Where did you live before you moved here? How does it differ from life here? 32. What did you want to be when you were young? 33. Do you have any secret talent? 34. Which subject did you like best in elementary school? 35. What is the most unpleasant thing that happened to you? 36. What is the best life council you received?  

Everything possible

37. If you had to decide the eighth wonder of the world, what would you choose? 38. You can teach any subject on university, what do you choose? 39. What is the most unpleasant thing you ever did? 40. What super power would you like? 41. If you could have any animal you wanted as a pet, which would you choose? 42. Have you ever come across a super-cool invention or business idea that it already proved to be? 43. What invention do you want from your beginning?

So, what are you waiting for? Try these now.

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