75 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Yourself

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Sharing fun facts about yourself may sound unusual. Well, it is not. You can try it out as it helps you socialize and make new connections. Though extroverts find it easy to gel well with anyone, it becomes tricky for introverts. That’s when our post with ideas on sharing facts can help you.

You can either talk about your past, childhood or share your likes and dislikes, passion, or hobbies. It can also be a fun ice-breaker activity when you wish to mingle in a new group with strangers around. So, read on and try them out.

What Purposes Do Fun Facts Serve?

1. They give others a slight insight into you

You can share some information about yourself that will help others understand the type of person you are — something beyond just saying your name.

2. They serve as icebreakers

They serve as icebreakers

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If the fun fact you share is interesting, it can serve as an icebreaker. You can also ask others to share some fun facts about themselves, which will help lighten the mood.

3. They make you seem more attractive and accessible

It is critical to make an excellent first impression on someone when meeting them for the first time. A fun fact can help others remember you even if they don’t see you every day.

4. They help you interact with others

When you share a fun fact about yourself, you appear more approachable to others, who may approach you to discuss their own experiences or inquire about yours. You may even find you have something unique or interesting in common with someone else, which serves as an icebreaker.

Did you know?
The term “icebreaker” is derived from a type of special ship of the same name designed to make a channel through the ice in arctic regions (1). Just like this ship clears the way for other water vessels, icebreakers eliminate the awkwardness between strangers and clear the way for open communication.

75 Fun Facts About Yourself

Fill in the blanks with fun facts about yourself and tell others about different aspects of your life. They cover various topics, and you can even add your favorite topic.

  1. I love doing _____.
  2. My favorite food is _____.
  3. I love hanging out at _____.
  4. I have watched _____ (movie) _____ (number) times.
  5. I am reading _____ currently.
  6. The last movie I watched was _____.
  7. _____ is my favorite superhero.
  8. If I could have a superpower, it would be _____.
  9. One thing I am pretty good at is _____.
  10. I look up to _____.
  11. I love doing _____ in my free time.
  12. My comfort food is _____.

    My comfort food

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  13. One thing I cannot live without is _____.
  14. One thing I have ever wished for is _____.
  15. I want to be remembered for _____.
  16. If I could become rich doing _____, I’d do it.
  17. I’d love to take _____ out for coffee.
  18. I know _____ (celebrity name) _____ (achievement) by heart.
  19. I have the autograph of _____ at my home.
  20. I met _____ when I was younger.
  21. My most embarrassing moment was _____.
  22. I have a _____ (pet) and s/he is a _____.
  23. If I could get any pet I wanted, I’d own a _____.
  24. If I were to win the lottery, I’d _____ first.
  25. Though it may sound crazy, I love to eat _____.
  26. While growing up, my parents made me _____.
  27. I was the most ______ boy/girl at school.
  28. I am a _____ (dog/cat/morning/night, etc.) person.
  29. One thing I am terrified of is _____.

    One thing I am terrified of

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  30. If I could go back in time, I would _____.
  31. My favorite art is _____ because _____.
  32. If I could make something happen for someone, it would be _____.
  33. My dream home would be _____.
  34. My favorite sport is _____.
  1. I have been following _____ (team) since I was _____ (age).
  2. My favorite ice cream flavor is _____.
  3. My favorite cold drink is _____.
  4. My favorite food is _____.
  5. My favorite music is _____.
  6. I love _____ movies.
  7. I am allergic to _____.
  8. My pet peeve is _____.

    My pet

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  9. People who _____ annoy me.
  10. I find _____ (sport name) boring.
  11. I get stressed when _____.
  12. I can play the _____.
  13. I can speak _____ languages.
  14. I can cook the most amazing _____.
  15. I have visited _____ countries.
  16. My favorite country in the world is _____.
  17. I once wrote a short story about _____.
  18. I once played _____ in our school drama society.
  19. I was a part of _____ in college.
  20. My next trip will be to _____.
  21. The most fantastic place I have ever been to is _____.
  22. I read because _____.
  23. I have _____ siblings.
  24. The remotest place I have been to is _____.
  25. The most organized trip I have been on is _____.
  26. I am the ______ child in the family.
  27. My fondest childhood memory is _____.
Fun facts about yourself, childhood memories

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  1. When I was a child, I used to _____.
  2. I have been married/been with my partner for _____ years.
  3. My partner and I have _____ children.
  4. My brothers/sisters taught me to _____.
  5. My perfect day would start with _____ and end with _____.
  6. If I could live anywhere in the world, it would be _____.
  7. One thing on my bucket list is _____.
  8. I love my best friend because _____.
  9. Something I am proud of is _____.
  10. One summer, I _____.
  11. My childhood nickname was _____.
  12. My friends call me _____.
  13. I am the _____ one in my friends’ circle.
  14. I am practically addicted to _____.
Quick fact
Most people start forming their opinion about a stranger within three seconds of meeting them, and these opinions may be difficult to change (2). However, sharing a fun fact while being introduced can help make a memorable first impression.

Curating a list of fun and interesting facts about yourself can help you initiate interesting conversations with new people or acquaintances. You can use them on dates, first day at work, or online dating portals. These fun and interesting facts will help you garner attention and fame easily. These facts will help you feel confident in starting and maintaining a conversation with others. You can use the questions in this list or form more questions based on the ones in the list. Fill in the blanks, and you can have a base ready for exciting conversations at all gatherings and parties.

Infographic: Quotes On Self-discovery

While finding oneself or self-discovery may mean exploring your limits, traveling, and other adventures for some individuals, for others, the process may entail spending some time alone. But whatever the process is, self-discovery is a crucial part of life. In this infographic, we have mentioned quotes from famous personalities who have influenced the world and their views on self-discovery.

quotes on self-discovery [infographic]
Illustration: MomJunction Design Team


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