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Ancient Game
Several pieces of silverware or short wooden sticks (e.g. matchsticks)
Directions
Tell members of the group that you are going to use sticks/silverware/etc. to recreate an ancient number system. It is their goal to figure out how the system works. Place several sticks or pieces of silverware in a formation on the table. Unknown to the participants, the number will always be the number of fingers you have placed discretely on the table. If a participant thinks he or she knows the pattern, ask him of her or to give an example rather than stating the answer so that other participants can continue to play


Balloon kebab
Can be done as individuals or as small teams. The idea is to push the skewer through the balloon so that it passes through the centre of the balloon and out the other side. They are not allowed to put anything on the balloon or skewer (no sticky tape) and they are not allowed to deflate the balloon, pierce it then reinflate the balloon.
Debrief
There are two thick spots on the balloon, one at the neck and one opposite at the top of the balloon. Gently push the skewer through the neck and then gently push it out through the thick spot on the top of the balloon. Ta Da, a Balloon kebab!


Two truths and one lies
Directions
Introduce the activity by saying this is a way for people to learn some fun things about each other that don't come up in everyday conversations. Each person should think of three statements about themselves that no one else in the room already knows. It helps to jot down notes. Two must be true statements and one should be a lie. The more subtle or believable the better. Take turns in the group having each person share their three statements and voting on which one was the lie... e.g. Tom shares: 1) I broke my leg snowboarding in high school. 2) I speak 3 languages. 3) I shaved my whole body once after losing a bet. The facilitator would say: Thanks Tom... "ok group, the three options are broke his leg, speaks 3 languages, shaved whole body... which one was the lie? All those who say leg? languages? shaved body?... ok most people don't think you speak three languages, is that true?" If time permits, have Tom share a little more background about one or two of his statements. "Tom, if it wasn't because you lost a bet, why did you shave your whole body?"


Amazing Race Around the World The Fun, The Laughter, The Mayhem !


Activity Overview

This amazing race is a fun team challenge that appeals to all personality types.

Armed with maps, clues, money and sense of competitiveness teams race one another through a series of checkpoints and challenges. Working in teams participants will be required to accumulate the most points within the required time frame by;

•Deciphering clues •Completing a range of hilarious 'Dares'

•Performing a number of fun team based tasks

This is a great activity that allows staff to bond in small groups, have fun, laugh and get a little active!

How will each team decide to play the game? Will they complete the high value challenges or go and do the fun stuff first?...and why is that man wearing Knee High Boots?!?

"Think 'The Amazing Race' on Happy Gas...without the prize money!"

Race Around the World can be delivered anywhere, however we highly recommend that it is delivered within the CBD of a City or Town.

Activity Length 1.5 hours to 3.5 hours

Where Does Race Around the World Work Best?

Race Around the World is a fun team activity that works well as part of any staff team building or celebration. Race Around the World is great for;

•Fun Team Building Days •Staff Conferences

•Work Parties

•Work Christmas Party


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Plinky
A computer with an internet connection to research some good questions ahead of time. Set Up
Pick a few questions off Plinky.com

Directions
Sometimes a good icebreaker can be as simple as answering a good question or prompt. If the goal is to get people warmed-up, talking, laughing and having fun... sometimes that's all it takes. For a live group, the facilitator picks a question or prompt and asks people to pair up and share with their answer with their partner. For an online community, ask people to post their answers to a community forum or message board. Plinky is a service/community that you can subscribe to will send you good questions & prompts every day. You can also browse/search their archives. Here's a sample of some of their recent prompts that would make great icebreaker questions for the start of your next meeting: Paul Simon was going to Graceland, Toto blessed the rains down in Africa – what place would you write a song about? Explain why it's worthy of song. If you were named based on your traits, habits, or likes, what would your name be? One of our engineers, "Orders Lots of Stuff From Amazon," wants to know. Have you ever bought anything that has its own infomercial (like the ShamWow® or Snuggie™)? What compelled you to make your purchase? If you haven't, what have you been tempted to buy? Animal face-off! Who would win in a fight between a bear and a shark? Defend your pick. You've been invited on a talk show to explain your job to the hosts. What would you say you do on a daily basis? Explain your duties and describe your day. 'Frankly, Rosebud, you can't handle the truth!' Have a favorite line from a movie? What's the line and why do you like it? Recommend a book to someone who needs a good laugh. What's so funny? What city would you retire to if money were no object? Why would you spend your golden years there? Congratulations! You're going to be featured in the next issue of Sports Illustrated. How does your bio read? For which sport, game or athletic feat are you profiled? What details, factual or otherwise, would the sporting world learn about you? Who would you rather be seated next to on a daylong bus trip: an irritating talker or a quiet starer? What's your rationale? What's the best prank you've ever seen? Describe the greatest put-on you've witnessed (or seen on TV), and why it stuck with you. Note: they have a lot of questions about relationships, which aren't necessarily appropriate for your group... e.g. "What's the worst way you've ever dumped or been dumped by someone?" is probably not a good way to start your next staff meeting, so use your discretion. Also, the better you can relate the questions to the content of your meeting or training (even if you don't reveal to the participants how it's related until after the activity) the more it will help build community.
Debrief
None necesssary, but if you are doing this live, after you give people a chance to talk in pairs, you can ask a few volunteers to share with the larger group.






Would you rather?
Set Up
'Come up with a list of Would you Rather Questions or use some of these great ones below' Would you rather always take a cold shower or sleep an hour less than you need to be fully rested? Would you rather always get first dibs or the last laugh? Would you rather give up your computer forever or Tv forever? Would you rather always have to say everything on your mind or never speak again? Would you rather always lose or never play? Would you rather always wear earmuffs or a nose plug? Would you rather always win pie-eating contests or always win wheelbarrow races? Would you rather be 3 feet tall or 8 feet tall? Would you rather be 3 feet taller or 3 feet shorter? Would you rather be a deep sea diver or an astronaut? Would you rather be a dog named Killer or a cat named Fluffy? Would you rather be a giant hamster or a tiny rhino? Would you rather be a tree or live in a tree? Would you rather be able to hear any conversation or take back anything you say? Would you rather be able to read everyone’s mind all the time or always know their future? Would you rather be able to stop time or fly? Would you rather be an unknown minor league basketball player or a famous professional badminton star? Would you rather be born with an elephant trunk or a giraffe neck? Would you rather be forced to tell your best friend a lie or tell your parents the truth? Would you rather be forgotten or hatefully remembered? Would you rather be go about your normal day naked or fall asleep for a year? Would you rather be gossipped about or never talked about at all? Would you rather be hairy all over or completely bald? Would you rather be happy for 8hrs/day and poor or sad for 8hr/day and rich? Would you rather be invisible or be able to read minds? Would you rather be rich and ugly, or Poor and good looking? Would you rather be stranded on an island alone or with someone you hate? Would you rather be the most popular or the smartest person you know? Would you rather be the sand castle or the wave? Would you rather eat a bar of soap or drink a bottle of dishwashing liquid? Would you rather eat a handful of hair or lick three public telephones? Would you rather eat a stick of butter or a gallon of ice cream? Would you rather eat a stick of margarine or five tablespoons of hot pepper sauce? Would you rather eat poison ivy or a handful of bumblebees? Would you rather end hunger or hatred? Would you rather find true love or 10 million dollars? Would you rather forget who you were or who everyone else was? Would you rather get caught singing in the mirror or spying on your crush? Would you rather get even or get over it? Would you rather give bad advice or take bad advice? Would you rather give up your computer or your pet? Would you rather go to an amusement park or to a family reunion? Would you rather go without television or junk food for the rest of your life? Would you rather have a beautiful house and ugly car or an ugly house and beautiful car? Would you rather have a kangaroo or koala as your pet? Would you rather have a missing finger or have an extra toe? Would you rather have one wish granted today or three wishes granted in 10 years? Would you rather have x-ray vision or bionic hearing? Would you rather invent a cure for cancer or a cure for AIDS? Would you rather kiss a jellyfish or step on a crab? Would you rather know it all or have it all? Would you rather live without music or live without T.V.? Would you rather love and not be loved back, or be loved but never love? Would you rather make headlines for saving somebody's life or winning a nobel prize? Would you rather meet an alien visitor or travel to outer space? Would you rather never use the internet again or never watch TV again? Would you rather not be able to use your phone or your e-mail? Would you rather only be able to whisper or only be able to shout? Would you rather own a ski lodge or a surf camp? Would you rather publish your diary or make a movie on your most embarrassing moment? Would you rather spend the day surfing the internet or the ocean? Would you rather sweat moderately but constantly 24 hours a day all over your body or have a metal pin in your jaw that constantly picks up talk radio stations? Would you rather sit next to someone on a bus, who looks at you then moves seat, Or have someone in a car look at you, then turn around and lock their door? Would you rather spend your last night alive going out to dinner with your closest friends, or have it with your favorite movie star? Would you rather have to spend the next year repeating the fourth grade (at your current age), or spend a month in jail for a crime you did not commit? Would you rather have a third leg or a third arm? Would you rather live as a dog or live as a cat? would you rather live as a lion or live as a tiger? Would you rather watch a horror movie with 10 friends, or try and survive a horror film with your 3 closest friends? Would you rather be a child forever or an adult? Would you rather be smart or pretty for the rest of your life? Would you rather live in Monopoly City or a Ghetto City? Would you rather be cheated on or cheat on somebody? Directions Get together with a group of friends and take turns asking eachother the questions above. If you have extra time try to come up with your own questions. Alternatives Have everyone answer secretly and show the tally. (Example 2 said... and 3 said...). Then try to guess who answered which way. If you don't want to come up with your own list, or you don't like the ones above, you can find a lot more questions with a Google search for "would you rather".(WARNING: many of those sites are full of adult-themed and often gross scenarios). There are some boardgames based on this activity: e.g. Zobmondo - Classic Would You Rather and Justin & Dave's Awesome Would You Rather. Terrible Choices is a social gaming approach with only bad choices (WARNING: this site is full of adult-themed and often gross scenarios). Would You Rather Jokes is a social gaming approach using Twitter.


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