Icebreaker Questions That Will End Dinner Party Awkwardness

Aug 17, 2017 at 4:38 p.m. ET
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The only thing worse than that moment of awkward silence at a party is when that awkward moment extends the duration of the event. When everyone is trying not to make eye contact and nervously nibbling on appetizers, it ain't pretty.

You can make your party look Pinterest perfect all you want, but if the conversation isn't flowing, your guests will forever remember it as a total dud — and if you're the guest that can't think of something witty to say, you'll forever be haunted. This is what nightmares are made of.

But if you print these totally random icebreaker questions to get the party started, you'll never fall victim to awkward silences again.

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Everything you need to know about your party guests can be summed up in their secret super power pick. (Obviously invisibility is the only way to go.)

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Updated by Sarah Long 8/17/2017.

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