ice breakers

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ICE BREAKER MEME. meant for first interactions, leans towards modern things, for example bars, public transport, etc.

Muse A - the person who answers

Muse B - the person who sends the ask

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be careful about memory games as icebreakers

Sometimes, group leaders like to do icebreakers to help new people meet each other. When you do this, it’s important to select an activity that is likely to be comfortable for everyone involved.

It’s usually better *not* to do activities that involve asking people to perform feats of memory. (For instance, one popular ice breaker involves arranging people in a circle and asking people to recite the name of every person who has gone before them.)

This is a bad idea because there will almost always be someone who is bad at memorizing large amount of information quickly. There will often be someone who is disabled in a way that makes this difficult, and who might not want to demonstrate their impairment to the whole group.

And even if disability isn’t an issue, no one wants to demonstrate in front of a group of people they just met that they’re bad at remembering names.

Ice breaker activities involving memorization are best avoided.

Not-So-Clever Able-Bodied  “Ice Breakers”

I’m sorry to burst your bubble folks, but we’ve definitely heard these before, and it’s getting harder to fake a chuckle (but we know you’re trying):

  • WOAH slow down there’s a speed limit you know!
  • So which one of you is faster?
  • How much milage does that thing get?
  • *At any bar every single time* HEY don’t drink and drive LOL!
  • DON’T RUN ME OVER
  • Put a shovel on the front and you’d make a great snow plow!
  • MUST be nice sitting all day long.
  • I wish i had one of those!

Let’s add to the list! What are some classic lines you all have been fed?

A rare natural phenomenon turns one of Austria’s most beautiful hiking trails into a 10 meter-deep lake, for half the year.

Located at the foot of the Hochschwab Mountains, in Tragoess, Styria, Green Lake is one of the most bizarre natural phenomena in the world. During the cold winter months, this place is almost completely dry, and used as a country park where hikers love to come and spend some time away from urban chaos. But as soon as temperatures rise, the snow and ice covering the mountaintops begin to melt, and the water pours down, filling the basin below with crystal-clear water.

Water levels go from one-two meters at most, to over 10 meters, in the early summer. The waters of Green Lake are highest in June, when this extraordinary place is invaded by divers, curious to see what a mountain park looks like underwater. Fish swimming over wooden benches, a grass-covered bottom, trees, roads, roads and even bridges create a surreal setting that feels like it belongs on dry ground. That’s because for half of the year, that’s exactly where it’s at.

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✿ rush 101: 33 questions to ask PNMs! ✿

While potential new members are trying to learn about the entire sorority, the active members are getting to know each PNM one by one. These are some great questions for actives to ask during recruitment to gain insight into the PNM’s personalities!

🎀 33 FUN Questions to Ask PNMs: 🎀 

  • What was your favorite food when you were a child?
  • What’s the #1 song on your playlist?
  • What is one of your favorite quotes?
  • What is your favorite form of exercise?
  • What is your favorite time of day?
  • What sound do you love?
  • What is one thing you really love that could be considered nerdy?
  • If you could throw any kind of party, what would it be like?
  • If you could paint a picture of any scenery you’ve seen before, what would you paint?
  • If you could choose to stay a certain age forever, what age would it be?
  • If you knew the world was ending in 2015, what would you do differently?
  • If you could choose anyone, who would you pick as your mentor?
  • If you could witness any event past, present or future, what would it be?
  • If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?
  • If you had to work on only one project for the next year, what would it be?
  • If you had to change your first name, what would you change it to?
  • If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet?
  • If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do?
  • If you were reincarnated as an ice cream flavor, what would it be?
  • If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose?
  • Which celebrity do you get mistaken for?
  • What do you want to be when you grow up?
  • When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time?
  • What would you name the autobiography of your life?
  • What songs are included on the soundtrack to your life?
  • What was one of the best parties you’ve ever been to?
  • What was the last movie, TV show or book that made you laugh?
  • What was the last experience that made you a stronger person?
  • What was your most amazing meal?
  • What’s the best/worst gift you’ve ever received?
  • When was the last time you were nervous?
  • What is something you learned during recruitment?
  • What story does your family always tell about you?

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