One of my all-time favourite ice-breakers has been Categories – a wonderfully simple, non-threatening and, above all, fun way for people to interact by discovering things that they have in common with others.
For those who are unfamiliar with the exercise, you do this by announcing a series of ‘categories’ and invite people to find others who belong to the same grouping.
One of my go-to categorical topics has been:
Which way do you prefer to hang your toilet paper? Over the top like a waterfall, against the wall, or some other way?
Regardless of your preference – and, oh yes, some people do HAVE a preference – we now have definite proof of the correct way to hang your toilet paper.