An exhaustive list of the juiciest icebreaker questions

Would you rather break the ice with a new group of people, or have everyone sit in awkward silence? How about this one: Would you rather endure small talk, or get straight to the hard hitting questions? The answers are obvious (at least for us) which is why we’ve assembled 80 of the funniest, flirtiest, grossest, scariest, and deepest would you rather questions. Get ready to make some tough calls, because these are sure to get any group talking.

Things You Should Know

  • Ask funny would you rather questions around friends or new acquaintances.
  • Use flirty would you rather questions on your date or your crush.
  • Ask deep or hard would you rather questions to skip straight to the profound conversation.
Section 1 of 7:

Funny

  1. 2
    …have to fight 1 horse-sized duck or 100 duck-sized horses?
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  2. 3
    …have toes for fingers or fingers for toes?
  3. 4
    …have your ringtone be someone screaming or someone cursing?
  4. 6
    …only take 4-hour baths or only take cold showers?
  5. 7
    …burp every time you kiss someone or pass gas every time you’re introduced to someone?[1]
  6. 8
    …only listen to music you hate or only listen to music everyone else hates?
  7. 9
    …be a human in a zoo exhibit or a wild animal in a crowded city?
  8. 11
    …only eat food that’s too spicy (for you) or only eat food with no flavor?
  9. 12
    …have a permanent terrible haircut or only dress in terrible outfits?
  10. 13
    …let your parents or let your boss see your browsing history?
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Section 2 of 7:

Flirty

  1. 1
    …kiss a stranger or kiss your best friend?
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  3. 3
    …go on a movie date or a concert date?
  4. 4
    …play Spin the Bottle or play Truth or Dare?
  5. 5
    …get back with your ex or be roommates with your ex?
  6. 6
    …have the perfect partner only for a year or have an okay partner for life?
  7. 8
    …go on a blind date or go on a speed date?
  8. 9
    …be good at physical intimacy or good at emotional intimacy?
  9. 10
    …have a good date with the wrong person or have a bad date with the perfect person?
  10. 11
    …propose (or be proposed to) in public or in private?
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Section 3 of 7:

Gross

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  2. 2
    …live in the sewer or spend every night in a port-a-potty?
  3. 3
    …drink spoiled milk or eat moldy bread?
  4. 4
    …have a runny nose for a full day without tissues or have a visible rash for a week?[4]
  5. 5
    …use lotion as toothpaste or toothpaste as lotion?
  6. 7
    …have rats in your kitchen or roaches in your bed?
  7. 8
    …use someone else’s dirty underwear or use someone else’s toothbrush?
  8. 9
    …always wear wet socks or never wear anything?
  9. 10
    …walk barefoot through poison ivy or walk barefoot through a dirty litter box?
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Section 4 of 7:

Scary

  1. 2
    …encounter a ghost or encounter an alien?
  2. 3
    …wake up during surgery or witness a murder?
  3. 4
    …be hunted by Michael Myers from Halloween or be hunted by The Predator?
  4. 5
    …go bungee jumping with a frayed bungee cord or skydive with a parachute that has holes?
  5. 7
    …commit murder or be murdered?
  6. 8
    …have to survive zombies or have to survive a natural disaster?
  7. 9
    …know how you’re going to die or know when you’re going to die?
  8. 10
    …save 10 strangers or save 1 close friend?
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Section 5 of 7:

Pop Culture

  1. 1
    …spend a day with Lizzo or a day with Dolly Parton?
  2. 2
    …be Harry Styles or date Harry Styles?
  3. 3
    …watch only The Office or only Parks and Recreation for the rest of your life?
  4. 4
    …use only Twitter or only Instagram for the rest of your life?
  5. 6
    …go to the Euphoria school or go to the Sex Education school?
  6. 7
    …have only Netflix or have only Spotify?
  7. 8
    …watch only animated movies or only live-action movies?
  8. 9
    …live in a Disney movie or live in a DreamWorks movie?
  9. 11
    …make your favorite book into a movie or into a television series?
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Section 6 of 7:

Deep

  1. 1
    …lose all your friends by doing the right thing or gain new friends by doing something terrible?[5]
  2. 2
    …live a very long and dull life or live a very short and fun life?
  3. 3
    …lose all your memories or lose all your talents?
  4. 5
    …have brilliant but mean friends or have dull but kind friends?
  5. 6
    …be wealthy and unhappy or broke and happy?
  6. 7
    …be able to pause your life or be able to rewind your life?
  7. 8
    …be buried or cremated?
  8. 10
    …your funeral be sad or your funeral be celebratory?
  9. 11
    …find your soulmate or find your purpose?
  10. 12
    …die before or after your soulmate?
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Section 7 of 7:

Hard

  1. 1
    …serve a 5-year prison sentence or be in a coma for 10 years?
  2. 3
    …forget how to speak or constantly say things you don’t mean?
  3. 4
    …be a respected author or a respected actor?
  4. 5
    …always be tired with things to do or always be energetic with nothing to do?
  5. 6
    …always have a charged phone or always have gas in your car?
  6. 8
    …have the same dream every night or always have the same song stuck in your head?
  7. 9
    …solve world hunger or solve climate change?
  8. 10
    …change the results of the last election or decide who wins in the next election?
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This article was reviewed by John Keegan and by wikiHow staff writer, Luke Smith, MFA. John Keegan is a Dating Coach and motivational speaker based in New York City. With over 10 years of professional experience, he runs The Awakened Lifestyle, where he uses his expertise in dating, attraction, and social dynamics to help people find love. He teaches and holds dating workshops internationally, from Los Angeles to London and from Rio de Janeiro to Prague. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Humans of New York, and Men's Health. This article has been viewed 21,803 times.
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