Soooo.... who does everybody like?
They say that silence is golden, but if you’ve ever sat through an uncomfortably quiet situation, you know just how awkward it can really be.
Parties. Dates. Commutes. Meetings. Almost everywhere you go, painfully awkward silences could strike at any moment; only those with the most gilded of tongues can come to the rescue, finding a topic or tangent that will bring the conversation back into full swing.
Luckily, we’ve found some of the best zingers, one-liners, and hilarious pick-up lines the internet has to offer! Read through to brush up on these awesome go-to questions that are sure to save you from any awkward silence.
TED for All
I usually run through popular askreddit questions. My goto is “if you had to give a TED talk in 5 minutes what topic would you pick and why?” Usually brings out a topic they are passionate about and easy to keep convo going (kingtype)
End of Days
If zombies attacked right now what’s our plan? (phatblackdude)
Our plan? (spongebobsquarebooty)
Soooo…think we’ll go metric?
(DISCLAIMER: this really only works in the US, Myanmar, and Liberia) (jeexbit)