Fun, random, quirky questions to get the conversation flowing

Conversation Sparkers


Pull out these conversation starters whenever you're trying to stir things up a bit. We recommend starting more casual and easy, and working your way down, depending on group vibes.

Specific and easy starts

  1. If you could have dinner with anyone (alive or dead) who would it be?
  2. What's your go-to karaoke song?
  3. If you were a superhero, what would your superpower be?
  4. What's the most unusual talent you have?
  5. If you could switch lives with any movie character for a day, who would it be?
  6. What's your favorite ice cream topping combination?
  7. If you could visit any place in the world right now, where would you go?
  8. What's your guilty pleasure TV show or movie?
  9. What's the weirdest food combination you enjoy?
  10. If you could have any animal as a pet, mythical or real, what would it be?
  11. What's the most adventurous thing you've ever done?
  12. If you could instantly master any skill, what would it be?
  13. If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three items would you want with you?
  14. If you were a flavor of potato chip, what would you be?
  15. What's your favorite book?
  16. If your life was a movie, what would its title be?
  17. Did you ever have a teacher who really influenced you? How so?
  18. If you could time travel to any era, past or future, where would you go?
  19. What's the most played song on your playlist right now?
  20. What's your favorite thing about the place where you grew up?

Conversation openers

  1. What's the best thing you've been able to use AI to do?
  2. What do you think is the most significant invention in human history?
  3. If you could choose one skill or ability to instantly master, what would it be?
  4. What's the most important lesson life has taught you so far?
  5. If you could witness any historical event, what would it be and why?
  6. What book, movie, or TV show has had the most impact on your life?
  7. If you could have a 30-minute conversation with your future self, what would you ask?
  8. What's one thing you've always wanted to learn but haven't had the chance to?
  9. If you could solve one global issue, what would it be?
  10. What's a piece of advice you wish you could give your younger self?
  11. If you could live in any era of history, which one would it be and why?
  12. What's a topic you could talk about for hours without getting bored?
  13. If you could choose any career path without worrying about money, what would you pursue?
  14. What's the most beautiful place you've ever been to, and why did it leave an impact on you?
  15. If you could pick any fictional world to live in, but only for a week, where would you go?
  16. What's the most thought-provoking question you've ever been asked?
  17. If you had the chance to make one law that everyone had to follow, what would it be?
  18. What's the most surprising thing you've learned about yourself recently?
  19. If you could have a superpower that reflects your personality, what would it be?
  20. What's a small change you've made in your life that has had a big impact?

Getting deeper

  1. What's a childhood memory that had a lasting impact on who you are today?
  2. If you could describe yourself in three words, what would they be, and why? How would other's describe you?
  3. What's a goal or dream you have that you haven't shared with many people?
  4. What's a challenge you've faced and how did it shape you?
  5. If you could spend a day in someone else's shoes, who would it be and why?
  6. What's a value or belief that is central to who you are?
  7. How do you handle stress or difficult situations?
  8. What's a hobby or passion that brings you joy and fulfillment?
  9. What's a question you wish people asked you more?
  10. What's a lesson you've learned from a difficult experience?
  11. What role do gratitude and appreciation play in your life?
  12. How do you define success, and do you feel you've achieved it?
  13. What's your love language, and how do you express or prefer to receive love?
  14. What's something you wish more people knew about you?
  15. How do you recharge and take care of your mental well-being?
  16. What's a decision you made that you're proud of?
  17. What's your favorite way to connect with others on a deeper level?
  18. If you could change one thing about the world, what would it be?
  19. What's a piece of advice that has had a significant impact on your life?
  20. How do you envision your ideal future, both personally and professionally?

Super deep...

  1. What is your greatest fear about the future, and how does it impact your present?
  2. Can you recall a moment in your life when you felt truly seen and understood by someone else?
  3. How do you define trust in a relationship/friendship, and how do you build it?
  4. How are you trying to grow right now?
  5. In what ways do you feel you've grown in the last year?
  6. Is there a dream or goal you've wanted to pursue but haven't?
  7. How do you handle conflict or disagreements in your relationships?
  8. What are the most important qualities you value in a close friend or partner?
  9. Can you describe a turning point in your life that changed your perspective significantly?
  10. What are your thoughts on vulnerability, and how comfortable are you being vulnerable?
  11. Is there a particular moment from your past that you wish you could relive?
  12. How do you cope with feelings of loneliness or isolation?
  13. What are your love languages, and how do you express love to others?
  14. What role does forgiveness play in your life and relationships?
  15. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
  16. What are the most significant sacrifices you've made for someone you love?
  17. How do you prioritize self-care and ensure you're meeting your own needs?
  18. Does the way you spend your time align with what is most important in your life? Do you wish you were spending your time differently at all?