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Your Guide to !
Geeky Conversation Starters
Make an introduction
using these rad ice
breakers.
Insight
Innovation Taught H...
Insight
Innovation Taught Here
Your Guide to Geeky Conversation Starters
You walk into a room with 1,000 people you don’t ...
Insight
Innovation Taught Here
Your Guide to Geeky Conversation Starters
Source: Wikipedia.org
The Birthday
Paradox
The bi...
Insight
Innovation Taught Here
Your Guide to Geeky Conversation Starters
“Did you hear
the one about
the guy…”
Who doesn’t...
Insight
Innovation Taught Here
Your Guide to Geeky Conversation Starters
The Dilbert
Principle
The Dilbert principle refer...
Insight
Innovation Taught Here
Your Guide to Geeky Conversation Starters
Philosophical
Debates
We love this guy’s idea – p...
Insight
Innovation Taught Here
Your Guide to Geeky Conversation Starters
Epic Hero
Challenge
!

Source: ForumforGeeks.com
...
Insight
Innovation Taught Here
Your Guide to Geeky Conversation Starters
Do Balrogs !
Have Wings?
Possibly one of the grea...
Insight
Innovation Taught Here
Your Guide to Geeky Conversation Starters
The Ultimate
Gaming System
Is…
XBOX vs. Playstati...
Insight
Innovation Taught Here
Your Guide to Geeky Conversation Starters
Source: FanPop.com
DC or Marvel?
This is another ...
Insight
Innovation Taught Here
Learn about NetApp Insight Americas at: 
@InsightAmericas
#NTAPinsight
NetApp Insight Ameri...
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  1. 1. Your Guide to ! Geeky Conversation Starters Make an introduction using these rad ice breakers. Insight Innovation Taught Here
  2. 2. Insight Innovation Taught Here Your Guide to Geeky Conversation Starters You walk into a room with 1,000 people you don’t know. What do you say? Even the most outgoing extrovert could get intimidated. For big tech events like NetApp Insight, prepare yourself with fun ice breakers to get the convo rolling. You’ll make people laugh, think and leave the impression that you’re a pretty rad person to talk to.
  3. 3. Insight Innovation Taught Here Your Guide to Geeky Conversation Starters Source: Wikipedia.org The Birthday Paradox The birthday paradox states that in a group of random people, some will share a birthday. There is 100% probability when the number of people reaches 367 (since there are 366 possible birthdays, including February 29). While you don’t need to ask everyone in the room if they share your birthday, this is a fun stat to discuss.
  4. 4. Insight Innovation Taught Here Your Guide to Geeky Conversation Starters “Did you hear the one about the guy…” Who doesn’t love a good joke? After a drink or two at happy hour, ! it might be time to share a laugh. Here are a few geeky jokes to get you started: The Consulting Engineer, Woman vs. Bicycle, 27 Geeky One-Liners. Source: xkcd.com
  5. 5. Insight Innovation Taught Here Your Guide to Geeky Conversation Starters The Dilbert Principle The Dilbert principle refers to a 1990s satirical observation by Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams stating that companies tend to systematically promote their least-competent employees to management in order to limit the amount of damage they are capable of doing. Discuss. Source: BarnesandNoble.com
  6. 6. Insight Innovation Taught Here Your Guide to Geeky Conversation Starters Philosophical Debates We love this guy’s idea – propose a philosophical fictional topic and then discuss it as though it is the most serious thing in the world. Ready? Go…. If kryptonite never existed and Superman had no actual nemesis in " all the world, would absolute power corrupt him?
  7. 7. Insight Innovation Taught Here Your Guide to Geeky Conversation Starters Epic Hero Challenge ! Source: ForumforGeeks.com The idea is simple… Pick two unlikely characters and discuss who would win in a fight and why. If you need ideas other than Snake Eyes vs. Leonardo, go here.
  8. 8. Insight Innovation Taught Here Your Guide to Geeky Conversation Starters Do Balrogs ! Have Wings? Possibly one of the greatest internet debates ever. ! True Lord of the Rings fans probably already have their opinions on this matter, but if you need to form yours, this is a good place to start. Source: lotr.wikia.com
  9. 9. Insight Innovation Taught Here Your Guide to Geeky Conversation Starters The Ultimate Gaming System Is… XBOX vs. Playstation? Console vs. PC? You probably have your opinion on which gaming platform has the best features, controllers, exclusives and hardware, but which is the best? ! Not just today, but ever made?
  10. 10. Insight Innovation Taught Here Your Guide to Geeky Conversation Starters Source: FanPop.com DC or Marvel? This is another argument that goes way back… ! While these two empires have influenced each other over time, which one reigns supreme? If you settle this debate quickly, just tackle ! Star Trek vs. Star Wars next.
  11. 11. Insight Innovation Taught Here Learn about NetApp Insight Americas at: @InsightAmericas #NTAPinsight NetApp Insight Americas October 7-10, 2013 MGM Grand, Las Vegas Join the conversation: netapp-insight.com
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Even the most outgoing extrovert could get intimidated. For big tech events like NetApp Insight, prepare yourself with fun ice breakers to get the convo rolling.

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