2 Truths and a Lie Idea List No. 2

More ideas to get you started with this popular ice breaker for adults.

Two Truths and a Lie is consistently at the top of the list of favorite ice breakers used by teachers of adults. Why? It's fast, easy, doesn't require a lot of preparation, and most importantly, it doesn't elicit groans from your participants.

Start with our printable game instructions: Two Truths and a Lie

We created a starter list of ideas to get you going: Two Truths and a Lie Idea List No. 1

And now we're adding more ideas. Each statement below begins with "I..."

Participants come up with their own truths and lies, or let them choose from our idea lists. Once you get the group started, they'll see how fun and easy it is to play. AND, you'll learn some very interesting things about the people in the room!

We have other fun games to use in the classroom for introductions, lesson plan warm ups, and energizers. Here are a few of the most popular:

Why use ice breakers and games in the classroom? There are lots of good reasons. We've listed five for you: 5 Reasons to Use Ice Breakers in the Classroom

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Drive a convertible

Driving by Jim Vecchione - Getty Images
Jim Vecchione - Getty Images
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See dead people

Do you see dead people? Phylameana lila Desy talks about this special form of mediumship: Do You See Dead People?

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Was an Olympic swimmer

Fascinated by Olympic swimmers? Matt Luebers has an Illustrated History of Olympic Swimmers you might love.

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Have been stung by a jellyfish

See Jennifer Kennedy's Facts About Jellyfish

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Have driven a monster truck

What's a monster truck? Facts About Monster Trucks

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Have been in a Hollywood movie

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Can juggle seven oranges

Did you know juggling is healthy for you? Why You Should Learn to Juggle
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Won a pie-eating contest

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Met Sonny and Cher

Sonny and Cher? Oldies but goodies! Read Robert Fontenot's profile: Sonny and Cher

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Grow most of my own food

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Can list U.S. state capitals alphabetically

Can you? My sister can! Find out how many you know: State Capitals of the 50 States

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Love eating oysters

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Can play a guitar behind my back

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Won a Funniest Home Videos prize

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Live in an underground home

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Am a vegan

What's a vegan? Jolinda Hackett explains: What Is a Vegan?
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Have a tattoo of a shark in a place I can't show you

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Climbed the Grand Teton

What and where is the Grand Teton? It's tall. Very, very tall. Stewart Green tells you all about the second highest mountain in Wyoming: Facts About Grand Teton

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Have eaten kangaroo

There are people who call themselves kangatarians and cameltarians. Why? Doris Lin, Guide to Animal Rights, explains: Kangatarians and Cameltarians

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Had lunch with George Clooney

George Clooney? Really?? Oh my. Need a list of Clooney movies?

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Used to dress like Cyndi Lauper

If you're a fan of 80s music, you just may have been tempted to dress like Cyndi Lauper at least once.

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Sleep only four hours a night

If this is a truth, I hope it's all you need! If you're sleeping only four hours because of insomnia, Dr. Brandon Peters has some advice, and possible solutions, for you: Help for Insomniacs. Sweet dreams!
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Won a national drawing contest

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Was in the Peace Corps

Have you always wanted to say you served in the Peace Corps? You could still do it: Peace Corps
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Play in a rock band