It shows the other person that you’ve noticed them and you’re interested in getting to know them better. ’ shows your interest in the other person and solicits new and interesting information that is fun to discuss.
Pretty much anyone will want to share their opinions with an interested party and they will think you are nice and fun to be with, as well.” — “Jokes work well because they are disarming and work on a biological level.
’” — “No one knows more about starting conversations than screenwriters.
’ from “Walk up to someone and tell them you need them to settle a bet between you and your friend.
For instance, say ‘Can I get your help with something?
For instance, ‘I’m jealous that you are so good at that! This can actually show confidence because you are not trying to appear like you’re awesome.” — “My favorite way of starting a conversation is to say, ‘Okay, I’ve got a dumb joke, not a good joke, just a dumb joke for you.’ People are usually more receptive to dumb jokes because it doesn’t require much effort and they don’t have to worry about not getting it. What does a fish say when it runs into a concrete wall? ” — “Most people enjoy trivia, facts, and riddles and they’re also a good way to keep the conversation going over an extended period of time.
You can drop in and ask someone ‘What are the only 3 countries that start with J?
Ask the person you find attractive to help you reach something on a high shelf or hold something while you look through your wallet.
At the very least you’ll end up with a fun story to tell your friends.” — “My favorite conversation starters are something relevant yet funny.
You see, my friends and I have this bet going on and we need an outside perspective. I say that the moon isn’t its own planet.’ Now, obviously the moon isn’t a planet.
Everyone should know that including this stranger you just asked.
It can become exciting if you both realize you are from the same place or like the same things.” — “One of the best ways to start a conversation is to ask a question, and questions germane to the situation are best.
For example, if you’re at an event, ask ‘Have you heard this speaker, band or author before?
’ [Jordan, Japan, Jamaica] or ‘How many state capitals are west of LA? I wouldn’t believe it either until I saw a map] or ‘What starts with “e” and ends with “e” and contains only 1 letter? Then circle back with them later to see if they have an answer.