Do you dislike small talk? Do you want to make a conversational encounter memorable? Well, what better way to start a memorable conversation if it is THAT weird that the other person can’t forget but replay the enjoyable and unusual conversation. Be it at a party or if you want to get to know someone in an unusual way, weird conversation starters are a great way to coax someone out of their formal shell.
Next time you want to thrive at a conversation in a unique approach, use any of the listed weird conversation starters and see how it goes!
1. If you could be a fictional character, who would it be?
2. What’s your favorite number?
3. What if your parents were intels?
4. What would a world populated by clones of you be like?
5. What is the trending activity to do today that annoys you?
6. Would you rather be famous and have a scandal or two, or never be talked about in the media at all?
7. Would you rather always have to enter rooms backward or always have to somersault out?
8. What did you think was cool when you were young, but isn’t cool now?
9. Would you break the law to save a loved one?
10. Have you ever seen a ghost?
11. If you could have your own reality TV show, what would it be?
12. What is the worst first date you have ever been on?
13. Would you rather have an easy job working for someone else or work for yourself but work incredibly hard?
14. Do you prefer mechanical pencils, or, like, a regular pencils?
15. What would your first decision be if you were elected president?
16. Would you rather your parents, or your crush be able to read your thoughts?
17. Would you rather have all traffic lights you approach be green or never have to stand in line again?
18. If you were in a witness protection program, what would be your new name and where would you go?
19. Who do you stalk most often on social media?
20. Do you think Jack could have really fit on the headboard at the end of the movie, Titanic?
21. Would you rather never eat your favorite food for the rest of your life, or only be able to eat your favorite food?
22. What makes a relationship romantic in your opinion?
23. Which do you prefer: wet socks or a wet helmet?
24. What’s the best WiFi name you’ve ever seen?
25. What is a controversial opinion you have?
26. What are things that you should not say at your own wedding?
27. Who would play you in a movie about your life?
28. Would you rather wear a bathing suit or wear formal attire everywhere you go for the next two weeks?
29. What sports would be funniest if the athletes had to be drunk while playing?
30. When you were kids, who was your cartoon crush?
31. If you became famous, would you enjoy the limelight or miss your privacy?
32. Which do you think one hurts more, drowning or being burned alive?
33. Would you rather swap lives for a day with Madonna or the British Queen?
34. Why isn’t there a mouse-flavored cat food?
35. How long would you last in a zombie apocalypse?
36. What’s the one thing you just HAVE to eat when you’re hungover?
37. Is there ever a day that mattresses are not on sale?
38. What’s a movie you can practically quote from start to finish?
39. If you had to choose one virtue of life, which one would it be and why?
40. Would you rather always have to sing instead of speaking or dance everywhere you went?
41. Which one is better: turning on shuffle and let it keep playing songs you can’t sing along to or hearing the same song on repeat?
42. If you had an imaginary friend, what would his/her name be?
43. If you could master any instrument on earth, what would it be?
44. Would you rather never be stuck in traffic again or never get another cold?
45. What are some things you shouldn’t say at work?
46. Make up a song about the host of the party.
47. If reincarnation exists, what would you like to come back as?
48. What would be your weapon of choice?
49. Would you rather have a horse’s tail or a unicorn horn?
50. Would you rather wear clown makeup or wear a tutu every day for a year?
51. Would you rather be super intelligent but a huge asshole, or insanely kind but also incredibly stupid?
52. Do you think you can survive an apocalypse?
53. If you could have dinner with any, currently alive, person in the world, who would it be?
54. Would you rather live in your dream home in a sub-par location or live in your dream location in a sub-par home?
55. If you could choose a meal to remove from your day, what would it be?
56. Out of all the world’s languages, which one sounds funniest to you?
57. If Cinderella’s shoe fit well, why did it fall off?
58. If you could witness any event past, present, or future, what would it be?
59. What is something you are obsessed with?
60. What’s the weirdest gift you ever received?
61. Tell a bizarre 2-minute story about the night you slept in the woods.
62. Would you like a world with magic in it?
63. Would you rather sing karaoke on national TV or be interviewed about everything in your life for the local paper?
64. What is the absolute weirdest nickname someone has given you?
65. Would you rather spend the rest of your life always cold or always exhausted?
66. Would you cut off your little toe for $1,000,000?
67. If Hollywood made a movie about your life what would it be rated and who would be the star?
68. Would you rather have overly large hands or very small feet?
69. If you had to wear a certain article of clothing every day what would be?
70. Would you rather go about your normal day naked or fall asleep for a year?
71. Would you rather have your life be narrated (publicly) by Morgan Freeman or Alec Baldwin?
72. Would you rather never use social media sites/apps again or never watch another movie/TV show?
73. What’s the stupidest thing you’ve ever done for love?
74. Have you ever drunk texted someone?
75. Would you rather have a horrible job, but be able to retire comfortably in 10 years or have your dream job, but have to work until you were 60?
76. Would you rather be left alone with fifteen kids for a day, or have to spend the day mediating between a democrat and a republican?
77. What’s the worst thing you can say on a first date?
78. Which would be harder for you to give up: coffee or alcohol?
Starting a conversation with a weird starter can allow the other person to rewind. You have to not worry too much about whether the conversation flows smoothly or not. Rather be a good listener and by using any of the listed weird conversation starters, you need to be sporty and relax.