Would You Rather... Ice Breaker Game for Adults - Idea List No. 1

Would You Rather... is a fun, effective ice breaker in the classroom, at seminars, or at parties, and we've got ideas to get you started.

Need the game itself? Here are the printable instructions: Would You Rather...

To augment your lesson plans, we've included links to related material. Have fun!

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Would you rather eat a bug or be in a minor car accident?

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Would you rather speak to a huge crowd or hold a snake?

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  • 7 Tips to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

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Would you rather play monopoly or chess?

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Would you rather walk on the moon or visit the bottom of the ocean?

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Would you rather fire someone or be fired?

Related:
  • How to Fire with Compassion and Class

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Would you rather have green skin (Wicked Witch) or purple (Barney)?

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Would you rather make $250,000/year at a job you loathe...

...or barely get by with a job you would do for nearly free?

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Would you rather drive a really nice car or have a gorgeous home?

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Would you rather have a personal chef or a housekeeper?

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Would you rather have your own private jet...

...or the ability to transport yourself like in Star Trek?

Beam me up, Scotty!

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Would you rather be too hot or too cold?

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Would you rather be thinner or have an IQ that is ten points higher?

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Would you rather have supernatural hearing abilities...

...or be able to see great distances?

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Would you rather take care of three sick children or two sick grown men?

(By sick I mean the flu or something not serious.)

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Would you rather wear boxers or briefs?

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Would you rather snack on a Snickers bar or buttery popcorn?

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Would you rather be good at drawing or singing?

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Would you rather sit on a beach for a week...

...or go on a Outward Bound type adventure vacation?

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Would you rather be a cat or a dog?

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Would you rather be able to work faster...

...or feel completely rested after four hours of sleep?

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Would you rather know what time it is without a clock...

...or always know exactly where you are without a map?

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Would you rather be able to speak another language fluently...

...or do difficult math in your head.

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Would you rather have a pear shape or an apple shape?

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Would you rather have a Samoa or a Thin Mint?

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Would you rather be Cat Woman or Wonder Woman?

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Would you rather go for a year without television...

...or books?

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Would you rather live in a busy neighborhood with a great view...

...or deep in the woods with complete privacy?

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Would you rather go for a year without sugar, or a year without salt?

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Would you rather have a savory breakfast (eggs, bacon, hashbrowns...)...

...or a sweet one (pancakes, cinnamon roll...)?

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Would you rather take a cruise to Antarctica or the Mediterranean?

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Would you rather spend an hour with someone who constantly surfs TV channels...

...or someone who snaps their gum?

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Would you rather babysit a friend's dog or their child?

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Would you rather have a hot tub on your deck or a bathtub with jets?

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Would you rather be Oscar The Grouch (grumpy all the time)...

...or Snuffalupagus (happy, but invisible)?

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Would you rather jump out of an airplane (with a parachute, of course)...

...or off a cliff into deep water?

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Would you rather have three days at home with nothing to do but relax...

...or go on a three-day getaway?

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Would you rather see a great movie...

... sitting next to people who talk the entire time or a mediocre movie with no distractions?

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Would you rather do the polar bear ice plunge for charity...

...or a pie-eating contest for charity?

Related:

  • Maryland Polar Bear Plunge 2012 at Sandy Point State Park

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Would you rather have a giant black and white TV or a small one with color?

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Would you rather be guaranteed good health and die at 55...

...or have numerous, life-long, serious health problems and live until 85?

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Would you rather be able to breathe under water or fly?

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Would you rather have a Peep or a Cadbury Creme Egg?

If Peep...fresh or stale?

Related:

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Would you rather have a brilliant mind or an athletic body?

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Would you rather read a sci-fi book or watch sci-fi television?

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Would you rather attend a big party...

...or have a private dinner with just one person?

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Would you rather take a guided tour of Europe...

... (with a tour bus and a schedule) or wander around on your own without a guide who speaks the native languages?

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Would you rather loan a friend money...

...that you know will never be paid back or donate the same amount to charity?

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Would you rather be deaf or blind?

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Would you rather be a kitten or a puppy?

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Would you rather do work that involves detail or creativity?