Team Building Icebreakers

What follows is a list of icebreakers that Snack uses for 1:1s.

We are constantly revising the icebreakers based on user engagement metrics and feedback that we get. If you would like to suggest a new icebreaker question, contact us.

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    Who is your craziest/most interesting relative?
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    What’s a weird fact you happen to know?
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    What’s your strangest talent?
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    Everyone has those recurring bad dreams … what is your nightmare?
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    What is your favorite smell and why?
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    What completely safe animal are you inexplicably afraid of?
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    What do you pretend to hate but actually love?
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    If you had a boat, what would you name it?
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    What was your first job?
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    Have you ever met anyone famous?
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    Been pleasantly surprised by anything lately?
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    Who had the most influence on you growing up?
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    What was the first thing you bought with your own money?
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    What’s something you want to do in the next year that you’ve never done before?
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    Do you think there is a link between insanity and creativity?
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    What is a time when something went wrong and what did you learn from it?
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    If this was your last conversation, what would you say?
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    What are your irrational fears?
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    Would you rather have ability to talk with your pet for an hour or a departed loved one?
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    What's the funniest place you've ever fallen asleep?
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    When was the last time you climbed a tree?
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    Who taught you to cook? And what was the first meal you prepared?
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    What food could you not live without?
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    What’s the craziest thing on your bucket list?
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    Been anywhere recently for the first time?
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    What’s your favorite place you’ve ever visited?
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    What would you say to your 21 year old self?
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    What advice from a close family member has stuck with you the most?
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    What are you reading right now?
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    What invention do you think will be popular in 20 years?
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    If you could pick up a new skill in an instant what would it be?
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    What interesting skill do you want to learn?
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    Does anxiety get to you a lot? What do you do when it does?
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    What one question would you ask the President?
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    What are your parent's best qualities?
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    What is your favorite movie adaptation of a book?
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    Who is the best living musician?
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    What is your go-to Halloween costume?
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    What is a dream you have that you’ve yet to achieve?
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    If you were to teach a class, workshop, or training on any topic, what topic would you choose?
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    What is something you can do very quickly?
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    If you could create a robot to help you with one chore, what would your robot do?
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    What do you miss about the world you grew up in?
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    What was one of your family’s rules that made no sense to you?
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    What is your survival skill?
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    What is the best food you can cook without looking at a recipe?
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    What family tradition do you hope will continue?
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    If you pack snacks for a road trip, what do you pack?
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    How is your life better than you thought it would be when you were young?
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    What is one of the earliest news stories you remember hearing about as a child?
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    Where would you want to live if you were choosing a place based only on the food?
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    What was the spiciest food you ever ate?
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    If you could open up a shop or start a business, what would it be?
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    What's been on your mind lately?
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    If you won the lottery, what’s one charitable cause you would fix/donate a ton of money to?
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    In your dream house, what is one weird room/feature you would include?
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    Kids today will never understand the struggle of what?
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    What is the furthest away from home you’ve ever been?
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    When looking back at your youth, what was your silliest fear?
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    How do you recognize when you're stressed?
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    Looking back, what do you admire most about your childhood self?
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    What do you need right now?
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    What experience have you had where everything changed in the blink of an eye?
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    What is the biggest trigger for stress in your life?
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    What have you accomplished in the last year that you are proud of?
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    Why do you think some people are successful in life and others are not?
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    What item do you own that is not worth much money but has great value for you?
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    How do you strive to be similar to, or different from, you parents?
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    What did you get in trouble for a kid and how has that experience impacted you to this day?
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    What are you looking forward to this week?
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    If you had been able to choose, would you rather have been an only child or part of a very large family?
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    Which section in the bookstore are you most drawn to?
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    What projects are you working on?
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    Are you reading anything right now?
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    What is the biggest thing holding mankind back right now?