Questions to See Beyond a Person

Ally Osborne, Aesthetic Editor

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Texting, even face to face conversations are short sided by a lack of depth. Resorting to basic dialogue is a new normal, abandoning our once sense of closeness. Instead of asking the tired question of “what’s up”, use these fresh inquisitions to learn more about others, and yourself.


  • What is the weirdest memory you have involving food?
  • If you could be any natural element, what would you be and why?
  • You find yourself in a four way intersection. Would you go down the road leading to a crowded and colorful marketplace, an empty alley way with many doors, a broken down road towards a mysterious forest, or a road home?
  • What superpower do you wish you had?
  • What is something you completely “nerd-out” over?
  • Is there something someone has said to you that has stuck with you? What did they say?
  • Is there a smell that reminds you of a place / person / or event? What is it?
  • What is a food you have always wanted to try?
  • Is there a place you are afraid to go to? What is it?
  • When is your favorite time of the day or night?
  • What season best describes your personality?
  • What reminds you of home?
  • If you could master any talent, what would it be and why?
  • If aliens were real, why do you think they have not contacted Earth yet?
  • Do you have a dream that you remember? What is it?
  • If you could say anything to someone, who would it be and what would you say?
  • What is your favorite sock pattern and why?
  • Pineapple on pizza or not?
  • What scares you the most?
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Questions to See Beyond a Person