24 Questions To Ask On A First Date To Avoid Awkward Silences

A first date can be full of awkward eye contact, nervous flirtation and all-dreaded silences.

Fortunately, the people at BuzzFeed are here to help you fill the void with 24 questions to pull you through.

For example, you might want to try asking, "When you're sharing ice cream, do you intentionally mine out the little pieces of chocolate, leaving the vanilla for someone else?" or "Does your dog have a wardrobe?"

Questions like these will really help you understand the true essence of the person across the table. Because, let's face it, someone who scoops out all the chocolate pieces is probably not the kind of person you want to share a life with.

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