Conversation Starters for Great Conversations - Sample Questions | TableTopics

  1. Couples



    Connect with the one you love – Ages 18 & up – $25

    • What possession of your partner's would you like to throw away?
    • If we could quit our jobs, what would we like to do?
    • Is it our similarities or our differences that attract us to each other?
    • Do we spend enough time together alone as a couple?
    • If we had unlimited funds where would we go for a romantic getaway?
    • What would you miss most if you were no longer in this relationship?

  2. Not Your Moms Dinner Party

    Not Your Moms Dinner Party


    Dinner with friends, cocktail parties – Spice up dinner conversations – Ages 21 & up - $25

    • What’s your best excuse when you’re pulled over for speeding?
    • Would you rather be in big trouble with your partner, boss or mother?
    • What alcohol can you never drink again?
    • If one of your friends needed to move in for a year who would you like it to be?
    • What habit would you like to break?
    • Boxers or briefs or nothing at all?

  3. Original



    Casual get togethers with friends & family - Ages 12 & up - $25

    • What did you get into trouble for the most when you were young?
    • In your opinion what are the Seven Wonders of the World?
    • Which historical sporting event would you like to witness?
    • Which is more important intelligence or common sense?
    • If you could do something dangerous just once with no risk what would you do?
    • Where would you choose to live if you had to leave this country?

  4. Teen



    Topics teens love to talk about – Ages 12 & up – $25

    • Who’s the funniest person you know?
    • What five foods do you wish were banished from the earth?
    • If you could shop for free at one store, which one would you choose?
    • What personal trait has gotten you in the most trouble?
    • If you could change places with anyone, who would you choose?
    • What’s the most difficult thing about getting older?

  5. Happiness



    Enjoy great conversations, greater happiness. Share the happy! – Ages 12 & up - $25

    • Tip: Find friends who make you laugh
    • Question: When you want to laugh, what or who do you turn to?

    • Tip: Work for a good boss
    • Question: Who’s the best boss you ever worked for?

    • Tip: Favorite smells can make you happier
    • Question: What smell reminds you of childhood?

    • Tip: Spending time imagining an optimistic future for yourself can boost your levels of happiness today
    • Question: What’s your favorite dream about your future?

    • Tip: Be satisfied with what you have
    • Question: What are you thankful for?

    • Tip: Paint your surroundings in colors that will uplift your mood
    • Question: What color makes you the happiest?

  6. What Would You Do

    What Would You Do


    Reveal a whole new side of your family & friends – Ages 12 & up - $25

    • When is it ok to spy on your kids?
    • If a clerk missed charging you for an item would you bring it to their attention?
    • Have you ever pretended to be sick to get out of something?
    • If you could sell a famous friend’s secrets to a tabloid for a lot of money would you?
    • Is it ever ok to snoop through your spouse’s belongings?
    • If you were very attractive would you use your looks to get ahead?

  7. Do-It-Yourself Therapy

    Do-It-Yourself Therapy


    Enjoy a good laugh with friends – Ages 12 & up - $25

    • Whose parents did you wish you had?
    • If you’re in denial about one thing, what is it?
    • What’s your most embarrassing phobia?
    • What do you say that sounds just like your mother or father?
    • If you had multiple personalities, what would they be?

  8. Girls Night Out

    Girls Night Out


    Host a girls only get together – Ages 21 & up - $25

    • What was your strangest date ever?
    • Would you rather men ogle you or not look at you at all?
    • Does size matter?
    • What was the worst hairstyle you ever had?
    • Would you rather have a saggy butt or saggy boobs?
    • If you had to gain 10 pounds, what would you eat to gain the weight?

  9. INFOMANIA Family

    INFOMANIA Family


    Award-winner! Fun Facts & Great Questions both Kids & Parents will love – Ages 6 & up – $25

    • Amazing Statistic: Six-year-olds laugh 300 times a day. Adults laugh 15 times.
    • Question: Why do kids laugh more than adults?

    • Amazing Statistic: A female flea can drink 15 times her weight in blood each day
    • Question: What’s the most amazing bug fact you know?

    • Amazing Statistic: The average letter carrier delivers more than 2300 pieces of mail each day
    • Question: What’s your favorite thing to find in your mailbox?

    • Amazing Statistic: Disney World is twice the size of Manhattan
    • Question: Would you rather spend five days exploring Disney or NY?

    • Amazing Statistic: 62% of households have a pet
    • Question: If your pet could answer any question, what would you ask?

    • Amazing Statistic: the highest scoring game in baseball history: 1922 Chicago Cubs 26,
      Philadelphia Phillies 23
    • Question: What was the most exciting sporting event you’ve seen?

  10. INFOMANIA Sports

    INFOMANIA Sports


    Amazing statistics & great questions for conversations sports fans will love – Ages 12 & up – $25

    • Amazing Statistic: The 1900 Olympic Games included croquet, fishing, billiards, checkers and tug-of-war
    • Question: Which sport should be an Olympic event?

    • Amazing Statistic: The most dangerous sport based on estimated # of injuries per year – Basketball
    • Question: If you knew you wouldn’t get hurt, which sport would you play?

    • Amazing Statistic: Average number of days each year when no major league sports are played: 5
    • Question: Which sports season do you look forward to most?

    • Amazing Statistic: out of all college athletes, only 2% make it onto a professional team
    • Question: Should the NCAA pay its players?

    • Amazing Statistic: Deion Sanders is the only man to play in the World Series and the Super Bowl
    • Question: If you could play in a championship game in any sport, which would you choose?

    • Amazing Statistic: The average cost for a nation to secure an Olympic medal – Gold $40M,
      Silver $40M, Bronze $15M
    • Question: What’s your all-time favorite Olympic moment?

  11. Kids



    Topics kids love, award-winning edition – Ages 6 & up – $9

    • What would be a really good flavor for toothpaste?
    • If you could design your own swimming pool what would it look like?
    • What do you think parents have forgotten about being a kid?
    • If you could invite one person to have dinner with your family who would you choose?
    • Who’s the funniest person you know?
    • If you could be a superhero which special power would you choose to have?

  12. Travel



    Going on vacation? Take us with you – Ages 12 & up - $9

    • What trip would you most like to take in your lifetime?
    • What’s America’s most impressive landmark?
    • Would you rather travel by train, car, plane, or ship?
    • If you could spend one year in any country which would you choose?
    • What's the most beautiful place you've ever seen?
    • What’s the first thing you do when you get home from a trip?

  13. Road Trip

    Road Trip


    Miles of great conversation for the whole family – Ages 6 & up - $9

    • What car would be most fun for a family driving trip?
    • Would you rather live in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, or San Francisco?
    • If you were President which of your friends would you have in your cabinet?
    • What was your all-time favorite vacation?
    • What's the most amazing thing you've seen from the car window?
    • If you could pick any stop along your route what would you choose?

  14. Celebrate



    The perfect party edition – Ages 12 & up - $9

    • Who or what is sure to make you laugh?
    • If you could invite all of your friends to an all-expense paid party what kind would you throw?
    • What's something new that you'd like to try this year?
    • Where would you next like to go on vacation?
    • Which new restaurant are you dying to try?
    • If you needed a victory dance what would yours be?

  15. Family



    Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award Winner – Ages 6 & up – $25

    • Is it more fun to be a parent or a child?
    • What's your favorite family tradition?
    • Which wild animal would you like to tame and keep as a pet?
    • Would you rather live for a week in the past or the future?
    • Which famous athlete would you love to meet?
    • What family or school rule would you most like to change?

  16. Cocktail



    Great Cocktail Party conversation plus cocktail recipes, tidbits and lore – Ages 21 & up - $25

    • Which bar serves the best version of your favorite cocktail?
    • Which TV host would you want to interview you?
    • What technological advance would you love to see in your lifetime?
    • Have you ever come up with a good idea while drinking?
    • What’s your favorite moment of the day?
    • Has a stranger ever bought you a drink?

  17. Slumber Party

    Slumber Party


    A TON of girl talk – Girls ages 7–10 – $9

    • What nicknames have you been called?
    • If you could be the sibling of a rock star who would you choose?
    • What's the best thing to mix into ice cream?

  18. Best Things Ever

    Best Things Ever


    Talk about some of your favorite things – Ages 12 & up – $25

    • When you exercise, which music gets you pumped up?
    • What's your favorite museum?
    • If you could have a picnic on any mountaintop in the world, where would you go?
    • Would you rather live for a week in the past or the future?
    • Which sunset do you remember particularly well?
    • What’s your good luck charm?

  19.  Placemats Family Edition

    Placemats Family Edition


    Spark fun, engaging conversations at mealtime – For families with children, ages 8+ – $20

    • How did your parents meet?
    • Which teacher from your childhood do you most appreciate?
    • Whose autograph would you most like to have?
    • What's your oldest possession?
    • What are you most proud of that you’ve done this year ?
    • Which toy have you outgrown but still love?

  20.  Placemats Kids Edition

    Placemats Kids Edition


    Spark fun, engaging conversations at mealtime – For families with children, ages 3–7 – $20

    • Which animal at the zoo is funniest?
    • What's your favorite fast food meal?
    • If you had to choose a new name what would you pick?
    • Which pie would you choose for a pie-eating contest?
    • What would be a fun sound to use for the school bell?
    • What do you like most about summer?

  21. Past Present Future

    Past Present Future


    Celebrate the past, live in the present, and dream about the future – Ages 12 & up – $25

    • Which decade do you wish you could’ve been alive for?
    • What lifelong dream or goal would you like to move to the front burner?
    • What’s the biggest question you have about the future?
    • How has music changed in your lifetime?
    • Do you think of the future with excitement, dread or both?

  22. Can You Imagine

    Can You Imagine


    Tap into your child’s boundless imagination – for children, ages 6 & up – $9

    • If you were asked to design a new amusement park ride what would it be?
    • If you could create a new cartoon character what would it be?
    • If you could create a life size version of any board game which would you choose?
    • Where would you next like to go on vacation?
    • What would be the hardest thing about climbing Mt. Everest?
    • If you could teleport and instantly appear anywhere right now, where would you go?

  23. What Do You Think

    What Do You Think


    Talk, laugh, and share your opinions – for children, ages 8 & up – $9

    • What will you remember the most about the past year?
    • Besides your family who will help you no matter what?
    • What do you think of first when you wake up in the morning?
    • Should older kids help younger ones?

  24. Book Club

    Book Club


    The only thing more enjoyable than reading a good book is talking about it with friends – Ages 12 & up – $25

    • Why was this story worth telling?
    • What alternative title would you give this book?
    • Would this story make a good movie?
    • What was the main character's catalyst for change?
    • How would living in the book's setting change you?

  25. Destination Anywhere

    Destination Anywhere


    Get talking about your awesome adventures and crazy vacations – Ages 12 & up – $25

    • What do you always forget when you’re packing for a trip?
    • Could you live in a foreign country for the rest of your life?
    • Do you prefer taking tours or seeing sites on your own?
    • Who’s the most interesting person you’ve met on your travels?
    • Which place you visited was completely different than you thought it would be?
    • How has travel made you a better person?

  26. Holiday Conversation Pack

    Holiday Conversation Pack


    Discover, reflect, reminisce and share laughter through the holiday season and beyond – Ages 6 & up – $20

    • Where does Thanksgiving rank on your list of holidays? —Thanksgiving with Family
    • What was great about your grandparents’ generation? —Thanksgiving with Family
    • What’s your earliest holiday memory? —A Very Merry Christmas
    • What’s your favorite Christmas movie? —A Very Merry Christmas
    • What are you most proud of accomplishing last year? —New Year’s Eve
    • What do you want to do for others this year? —New Year’s Eve

  27. Family Conversation Pack

    Family Conversation Pack


    Keep your kids entertained with these fun conversation starters – Ages 6 & up – $20

    • Who’s your personal hero? —Heroes
    • What’s the most heroic thing you’ve seen someone else do? —Heroes
    • If a friend told you an offensive joke what would you do? —Right or Wrong
    • What’s the hardest part of being good? —Right or Wrong
    • Would you rather be a police officer or a firefighter? —Family-on-the-Move
    • What do you miss the most when you’re away from home? —Family-on-the-Move

  28. Friends Conversation Pack

    Friends Conversation Pack


    Boxed set of three TABLETOPICS TO GO packs Break the ice and get the party going! – Ages 21 & up – $20

    • What alcohol can you never drink again? —Drinks After Work
    • Have you ever been escorted out by security? —Drinks After Work
    • What’s your most prized possession? —Dinner With Friends
    • If you could compete in any Olympic event which would it be? —Dinner With Friends
    • Which urban legend did you believe? —Wine Wednesdays
    • Which celebrity would you like to have dinner with and why? —Wine Wednesdays

  29. Getting Married Conversation Pack

    Getting Married Conversation Pack


    Perfect for Wedding Showers, Bachelorette Parties Plus A Gift for the Newlyweds! Fun conversations for the pre-wedding events and beyond – Ages 18 & up – $20

    • Which TV couple are the bride and groom most like? —Wedding Shower
    • What’s the secret to a happy marriage? —Wedding Shower
    • What drink can you never order again? —Bachelorette Party
    • What’s your funniest memory of the bride? —Bachelorette Party
    • When did we realize we were in love? —Love & Happiness
    • Which family member added the most to our wedding day? —Love & Happiness

  30. Date Night

    Date Night


    Ages 18 and up - $25

    • What is the funniest thing I do to make you laugh?
    • What do you most want to know about me that you don’t already know?
    • Which famous couple would we like to go on a double date with?
    • What song reminds you of a romantic time that we spent together?
    • Can you guess my three favorite desserts?

  31. Inspiring Women

    Inspiring Women


    Ages 18 and up

    • Who's the most optimistic person you know?
    • Who do you admire for their perseverance?
    • What common misconception about women would you most like to see change?
    • What’s your favorite random act of kindness?
    • If you could have a meal with one famous influential woman who would it be?

  32. Pop Culture Conversation Pack

    Pop Culture Conversation Pack


    Ages 12 and up

    • What were your favorite 8-tracks? —’70s
    • What was the most memorable episode of M*A*S*H? —’70s
    • Material Girl or Girls Just Want To Have Fun? —’80s
    • Which friend from the ’80s would you like to reconnect with? —’80s
    • Which Friends character did you relate to most? —’90s
    • What was the biggest scandal of the ’90s? —’90s