intro questions

  1. What is your idea of perfect happiness?
  2. What is your greatest fear?
  3. What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
  4. What is the trait you most deplore in others?
  5. Which living person do you most admire?
  6. What is your greatest extravagance?
  7. What is your current state of mind?
  8. What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
  9. On what occasion do you lie?
  10. What do you most dislike about your appearance?
  11. Which living person do you most despise?
  12. What is the quality you most like in a man?
  13. What is the quality you most like in a woman?
  14. Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
  15. What or who is the greatest love of your life?
  16. When and where were you happiest?
  17. Which talent would you most like to have?
  18. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
  19. What do you consider your greatest achievement?
  20. If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what would it be?
  21. Where would you most like to live?
  22. What is your most treasured possession?
  23. What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
  24. What is your favorite occupation?
  25. What is your most marked characteristic?
  26. What do you most value in your friends?
  27. Who are your favorite writers?
  28. Who is your hero of fiction?
  29. Which historical figure do you most identify with?
  30. Who are your heroes in real life?
  31. What are your favorite names?
  32. What is it that you most dislike?
  33. What is your greatest regret?
  34. How would you like to die?
  35. What is your motto?
  36. Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a dinner guest?
  37. Would you like to be famous? In what way?
  38. Before making a telephone call, do you ever rehearse what you are going to say? Why?
  39. What would constitute a “perfect” day for you?
  40. When did you last sing to yourself? To someone else?
  41. If you were able to live to the age of 90 and retain either the mind or body of a 30-year-old for the last 60 years of your life, which would you want?
  42. Do you have a secret hunch about how you will die?
  43. For what in your life do you feel most grateful?
  44. If you could change anything about the way you were raised, what would it be?
  45. Take four minutes and tell your partner your life story in as much detail as possible.
  46. If you could wake up tomorrow having gained any one quality or ability, what would it be?
  47. If a crystal ball could tell you the truth about yourself, your life, the future or anything else, what would you want to know?
  48. Is there something that you’ve dreamed of doing for a long time? Why haven’t you done it?
  49. What is the greatest accomplishment of your life?
  50. What do you value most in a friendship?
  51. What is your most treasured memory?
  52. What is your most terrible memory?
  53. If you knew that in one year you would die suddenly, would you change anything about the way you are now living? Why?
  54. What does friendship mean to you?
  55. What roles do love and affection play in your life?
  56. What, if anything, is too serious to be joked about?
  57. When did you last cry in front of another person? By yourself?
  58. Your house, containing everything you own, catches fire. After saving your loved ones and pets, you have time to safely make a final dash to save any one item. What would it be? Why?
  59. Of all the people in your family, whose death would you find most disturbing? Why?
  60. If you didn’t have to sleep, what would you do with the extra time?
  61. What’s your favorite piece of clothing you own / owned?
  62. What hobby would you get into if time and money weren’t an issue?
  63. What would your perfect room look like?
  64. What fictional place would you most like to go?
  65. What job would you be terrible at?
  66. When was the last time you climbed a tree?
  67. If you could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, what would you have a good chance at winning medal for?
  68. What is the most annoying habit that other people have?
  69. What job do you think you’d be really good at?
  70. What skill would you like to master?
  71. What would be the most amazing adventure to go on?
  72. If you had unlimited funds to build a house that you would live in for the rest of your life, what would the finished house be like?
  73. What’s your favorite drink?
  74. What state or country do you never want to go back to?
  75. What songs have you completely memorized?
  76. What game or movie universe would you most like to live in?
  77. What do you consider to be your best find?
  78. Are you usually early or late?
  79. What pets did you have while you were growing up?
  80. When people come to you for help, what do they usually want help with?
  81. What takes up too much of your time?
  82. What do you wish you knew more about?
  83. What would be your first question after waking up from being cryogenically frozen for 100 years?
  84. What are some small things that make your day better?
  85. Who has impressed you most with what they’ve accomplished?
  86. What age do you wish you could permanently be?
  87. What TV show or movie do you refuse to watch?
  88. What would be your ideal way to spend the weekend?
  89. What is something that is considered a luxury, but you don’t think you could live without?
  90. What’s your claim to fame?
  91. What’s something you like to do the old-fashioned way?
  92. What’s your favorite genre of book or movie?
  93. How often do you people watch?
  94. What have you only recently formed an opinion about?
  95. What’s the best single day on the calendar?
  96. What are you interested in that most people haven’t heard of?
  97. How do you relax after a hard day of work?
  98. What was the best book or series that you’ve ever read?
  99. What’s the farthest you’ve ever been from home?
  100. What is the most heartwarming thing you’ve ever seen?
  101. What is the most annoying question that people ask you?
  102. What could you give a 40-minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation?
  103. If you were dictator of a small island nation, what crazy dictator stuff would you do?
  104. What is something you think everyone should do at least once in their lives?
  105. Would you rather go hang gliding or whitewater rafting?
  106. What are you most looking forward to in the next 10 years?
  107. Where is the most interesting place you’ve been?
  108. What’s something you’ve been meaning to try but just haven’t gotten around to it?
  109. What’s the best thing that happened to you last week?
  110. What piece of entertainment do you wish you could erase from your mind so that you could experience for the first time again?
  111. If all jobs had the same pay and hours, what job would you like to have?
  112. What amazing thing did you do that no one was around to see?
  113. How different was your life one year ago?
  114. What’s the best way to start the day?
  115. What quirks do you have?
  116. Where is the most relaxing place you’ve ever been?
  117. What is the luckiest thing that has happened to you?
  118. What are you looking forward to in the coming months?
  119. What is special about the place you grew up?
  120. What is the most impressive thing you know how to do?