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Would You Rather Generator

Use this topic generator to create random subjects and start conversations with just about anyone at mixers, onboarding, work events, networking, and other events.

How to Use the Would You Rather Generator

Here's how to use our random topic generator for conversations:

  1. Set a number of would you rather questions you need.
  2. Select a category.
  3. Click on “Generate Topics.”
  4. Copy the questions and start your icebreaker activity!
Here are your topics:

What are Would You Rather Questions?

'Would You Rather' questions are a form of game or icebreaker activity that presents participants with two options and asks them to choose which one they would prefer. These options can range from the simple and silly to the more profound and thought-provoking.

The game's purpose is to spur conversation, debate, and insight into the preferences, values, and personalities of those playing. You an play them in all settings, from casual social gatherings to classroom environments, or even as a team-building exercise in professional contexts. You can even ask these questions in the office in the middle of a day of hard work to break the tension.

Here are some examples of "Would You Rather" questions to give you an idea:

  1. Would you rather read history books or fiction?
  2. Would you rather always break your laptop or your cell phone?
  3. Would you rather lose a million dollars or five years of your life?
  4. Would you rather live in a world where all food is nutritious or a world where you never have to sleep?
  5. Would you rather meet yourself as a child or your future self?
  6. Would you rather have a terrible job or a demanding boss?
  7. Would you rather forget your favorite song or favorite movie?

These questions often force participants to weigh their options and consider scenarios they might not ordinarily think about, leading to engaging and sometimes hilarious discussions.

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What are Would You Rather Questions?

Funny Would You Rather Questions

These are designed to elicit laughs and create a light-hearted, entertaining atmosphere. They often involve absurd or humorous dilemmas.


  1. Would you rather be the funniest person or the smartest one?
  2. Would you rather punch your best friend or share a meal with an enemy?
  3. Would you rather fight 100 duck-sized horses or one horse-sized duck?
  4. Would you rather sleep for 10 years or eat for one?
  5. Would you rather lose a tooth every 20 years or one strand of hair every second?

Gross Would You Rather Questions

These questions involve scenarios that are disgusting or uncomfortable, often testing the limits of what one can tolerate.


  1. Would you rather smell bad breath or stinky feet?
  2. Would you rather always have to smell like garbage or always smell garbage that no one else can smell?
  3. Would you rather clean a dirty bathroom with your toothbrush or eat a piece of hair from a stranger?
  4. Would you rather have sweat that smells like cheese or have your breath smell like garlic?
  5. Would you rather drink sour milk or brush your teeth with soap?

Difficult Would You Rather Questions

These questions pose challenging choices that require deep thought. They often involve moral dilemmas, hard sacrifices, or significant life decisions.


  1. Would you rather learn a musical instrument in 2 days or a coding language in 2 weeks?
  2. Would you rather have a pause or a rewind button in your life?
  3. Would you rather live forever or die in the next five years?
  4. Would you rather be able to change one decision you make every day or be able to pause time for 10 minutes each day?
  5. Would you rather live in a utopia as a normal person or in a dystopia but you're the supreme ruler?

Easy Would You Rather Questions

These questions are straightforward and don't require much thought, making them perfect for quick decisions or as a warm-up to more complex questions.


  1. Would you rather have chocolate or vanilla ice cream?
  2. Would you rather watch a comedy or a horror movie?
  3. Would you rather go to the beach or the mountains?
  4. Would you rather have a cat or a dog?
  5. Would you rather read a book or watch a movie?

Weird Would You Rather Questions

These questions involve bizarre or unexpected scenarios, often leaving participants wondering how such situations were even conceived.


  1. Would you rather live in a real haunted house or in the middle of the ocean?
  2. Would you rather live in a treehouse or under a bridge?
  3. Would you rather give up video games or social media for your entire life?
  4. Would you rather get embarrassed in front of your boss or celebrity crush?
  5. Would you rather have all your clothes fit perfectly or have the most comfortable pillow, blankets, and mattress in the world?

Would You Rather Questions For Kids

These are kid-friendly questions that are simple, fun, and often involve fantastical elements appealing to children's imaginations.


  1. Would you rather be able to fly or be invisible?
  2. Would you rather be a superhero or a wizard?
  3. Would you rather have a pet dinosaur or a pet dragon?
  4. Would you rather live in a candy house or a castle in the clouds?
  5. Would you rather swim with dolphins or ride a unicorn?

Would You Rather Questions For Coworkers

These questions are suitable for the workplace and are designed to build rapport among colleagues without crossing personal boundaries.


  1. Would you rather work on a high-profile project that is outside your comfort zone or a low-key project that's right up your alley?
  2. Would you rather work your dream job for a little money or stay in a mediocre role with more pay?
  3. Would you rather have unlimited coffee or unlimited snacks at work?
  4. Would you rather telecommute or have a shorter workday in the office?
  5. Would you rather lead a meeting or be a participant?

Couple Would You Rather Questions

These questions are designed for couples, to deepen their understanding of each other's preferences and values in a fun way.


  1. Would you rather lose true love or stay with the wrong person?
  2. Would you rather plan a surprise for your partner or have a surprise planned for you?
  3. Would you rather travel the world with your partner or build a home together in your dream location?
  4. Would you rather lose all of your shared memories or never be able to make new ones?
  5. Would you rather have a partner who's an excellent cook but a terrible listener or a great listener but a terrible cook?

Food Would You Rather Questions

These questions focus on culinary preferences and scenarios, often pitting different foods, cuisines, or dining experiences against each other.


  1. Would you rather give up your favorite food forever or hate food you like once a week?
  2. Would you rather have to eat spicy food for every meal or never be able to eat spicy food again?
  3. Would you rather eat only desserts for a year or no desserts for a year?
  4. Would you rather have dinner with your favorite celebrity or your favorite fictional character?
  5. Would you rather always have to use too much salt in your food or never be able to use salt again?

How Do You Play Would You Rather Questions?

Playing "Would You Rather" is straightforward and requires no special equipment, making it a versatile game suitable for many settings. Here's a step-by-step guide to playing the game:

Step 1: Gather Participants

  • Assemble a group of players. The game can be played with two or more people, but having a group makes it more engaging.

Step 2: Choose a Question Master (Optional)

    Decide if you want to have a rotating question master or if everyone will take turns asking questions. The question master is responsible for presenting the "Would You Rather" scenarios to the other players. If you choose to rotate, decide the order in which players will ask questions.

Step 3: Prepare Your Questions

    You can come up with questions on the spot, or prepare a list of questions beforehand. Using a mix of categories, like funny, gross, difficult, and so on, keeps the game interesting.

Step 4: Ask the First Question

    The question master reads out a "Would You Rather" question to the group. For example, "Would you rather have the ability to fly or be invisible?"

Step 5: Players Choose Their Answers

    Each player takes turns explaining their choice and why they chose it. There are no right or wrong answers, but players should be encouraged to give reasons for their decisions to foster conversation and entertainment.

Step 6: Discussion (Optional)

    After everyone has answered, you can allow a brief discussion or debate on the merits of each option. This step is optional but can add depth and fun to the game.

Step 7: Move to the Next Question

    Once the discussion has ended, the next player becomes the question master (if you're rotating) and asks a new question. If you're not rotating, the original question master can continue asking questions.

Step 8: Continue Playing

    Continue playing for as long as the group is engaged. You can set a time limit or a certain number of rounds to keep the game from dragging on.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What are the rules of would you rather?

  1. Keep It Inclusive: Make sure the questions are appropriate for everyone in the group. Consider the ages, backgrounds, and preferences of the players to keep the game enjoyable for all.
  2. Encourage Creativity: Encourage players to explain their choices. This often leads to humorous or insightful discussions and allows players to think creatively.
  3. Be Respectful: Listen to others' choices and explanations without judgment. The game is about fun and understanding different perspectives, not about right or wrong answers.
  4. Adapt to the Audience: Tailor your questions to fit the group. If playing with kids, keep the questions light and fun. With adults, you might choose more challenging or thought-provoking questions.
  5. Use It as an Icebreaker: It's a great game for breaking the ice among strangers or new acquaintances by sparking conversation and shared laughs.
  6. Don't Make Anyone Uncomfortable: Avoid questions that might be too personal, invasive, or sensitive. If someone seems uncomfortable, quickly move on to the next question.
  7. Don't Pressure for Answers: If someone doesn't want to answer a particular question, don't pressure them. It's okay to pass and wait for the next question.
  8. Don't Dominate the Conversation: Give everyone a chance to speak and share their thoughts. The game is more enjoyable when all participants feel involved.
  9. Don't Forget the Context: Be mindful of the setting in which you're playing. What might be appropriate among close friends may not be suitable in a professional or family setting.
  10. Don't Take It Too Seriously: The purpose of the game is to have fun and perhaps gain some new insights into your friends, family, or coworkers. Keep the mood light and playful.

How many people can play would you rather?

As few as two people can play this game, meaning it’s a great option for one-on-one conversations where you're looking to get to know the other person better or to pass the time. On the other end of the spectrum, there's no upper limit to the number of players.

You can also easily adapt the game for large groups, such as in classroom settings, party games, or team-building activities.

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