Good Conversation Starters That are Anything But Boring

Good Conversation Starters
Looking for interesting starters to begin conversation with your date? Here, you will find a collection of dating conversation starters.
LoveBondings Staff
Last Updated: Mar 21, 2018
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The First Impression is the Last Impression

Although an old cliché, it still means a lot and is applicable in several situations in life. There are times when you wish to initiate a conversation with people, but, do not find the right words or topics to do it. The following are some ideas of good conversation starters that will help you create a good impression and be a winner at the first instance.
Interesting Conversation Starters
Food, books, entertainment, people and places are the best conversation topics that can be used to initiate a conversation. You can always come up with a starter using any of these topics and have an interesting and continual conversation. However, one of the most important thing to remember is that you should have some knowledge of the topic that you are about to initiate and, not try to fake things. Let us now take a look at some examples of conversation starters.
▶ How do you spend your free time?
▶ What do you do on weekends?
▶ Which is the one food you can live without / can't live without?
▶ Is there anything or anyone who has had a major impact on you? A book / personality / movie?
▶ What, according to you, is the best job in the world?
▶ What would you do if you won a million dollars?
▶ What does your name mean?
▶ What is the thing you love / hate about yourself?
Interesting Conversation Starters
Beginning a conversation by inquiring about favorites is a sure hit and you will be surprised to discover the common interests you share. This can take the conversation further without much difficulty.
▶ Which is your favorite book / movie / actor / tourist destination / sport?

Now, not all conversations need to be serious; you can also have a light-hearted talk with someone using funny conversation starters. Following are some crazy conversation starters which can be useful to you.
▶ What is the most unusual / craziest thing you have ever done?
▶ What is the funniest / stupidest thing that happened to you?
▶ What was your most embarrassing moment in life?
Conversation Starters
You can even initiate a conversation on current affairs or your personal experiences. These are open-ended conversations which give a chance to the person to express his / her opinions and keep the conversation going.
▶ What do you think about (name)'s remark on _____?
▶ Did you read the article on ________ in _______?
Conversation Starters on a Date
If you really wish to have an interesting conversation on a date, you need to get ahead of compliments and pick up lines. The following is a list of some conversation starters that can be used on a date.
▶ What is your definition of love?
▶ What is your concept of an ideal date? (use her answer as a hint to plan the next date)
▶ What was your first impression about me?
▶ What do you find most appealing in a guy?
▶ What is the thing you find most annoying in a guy?
▶ What do you think of this music / musician / singer? (if you are in a bar)
▶ What is the first thing you notice in a guy?
▶ Do you like children?
▶ What is your take on relationships?
Conversation Starters on a Date
When using a conversation starter, make sure that you pick on something which will be just a 'starter' for a normal conversation. You should not appear like an interrogator and scare the person with too many questions, shooting one after the other. Conversation starters are great options to get acquainted with the person. As you begin an uninterrupted conversation, it is a sure positive sign and you can look forward to having a great relationship or friendship with the person. Good luck!