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35 Things To Ask On A First Date Instead Of Staring At Your Phone

It’s a date, not an interview. Just put down your phone and have some fun with it!

  1. If you didn’t already know my name, what do I look like my name would be?

  2. Did you ever go through a “goth” stage?

  3. What’s something you’ve always wanted to do but have never done?
  • Would you rather bring back the phrase “bling-bling” or “what’s the dealio”?

  • If you could spend a summer traveling with one band, which would it be?

  • It’s only you left on Earth and one single animal. Which animal would you pick?
  • What’s one thing you love that most people think is weird?

  • What is the most recent thing you’ve done that you’re proud of?

  • What was the first CD you bought?

  • What’s one topic you can talk about forever without having to google?

  • What’s the most embarrassing thing you’ve had to look up online?

  • What’s one word you cannot spell no matter how hard you try?

  • When was the last time you purposely got lost in a city?
  • What celebrity would you really want to smell?
  • What’s one weird food combination everyone needs to try?

  • What’s something you did as a kid that seems insane now?

  • What one thing you would tell your 15-year-old self?

  • What celebrity would play your dad in a TV sitcom?

  • If you were to start a podcast, what would it be about?

  • If you could have grown up in any other city, where would you have chosen?

  • If you had to spend a day without your phone, what would you do?

  • What would the title of your memoir be?

  • You and your friends are about to go out to a party. What is the final pump-up song you play?
  • If you could have an animal’s tail, which tail would you choose?

  • Who was your worst roommate?

  • What's your dream home?

  • Celebrity crush now vs. when you were a teen?

  • Worst date you’ve ever been on?

  • When was the hardest time you’ve laughed?

  • Can we both just talk about Paul Rudd?

  • What do you like to do during a long car ride?

  • Who’s on your workout playlist?

  • When you're having a crappy day, who’s the first person you text?

  • Which cartoon character do you find weirdly attractive?

  • Remember how we used to call our crush’s house phone? And speak to their parents first?

  • You can learn a lot when you put your phone down and listen. So Dixie is creating Deadzone Diners, pop-up restaurants in places with no cell service — just quality face time.

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