Ready for a super fun game of "Never Have I Ever"? This is one of the best games one can play when they want to learn more about their friends and maybe even their significant others. Certain things do not come up in conversation naturally-- it takes time to learn about the people who matter most in life. it takes daily conversations and a deeply vested interest in order to discover wonderful things about wonderful people. What is so cool about a game like this is that it does not take time to learn cool things about cool people! Everything can come out into the open after just a few questions!
A game like "Never Have I Ever" allows us to ask about movies, foods, drinks, vacation spots, outdoorsy activities, interests, and preferences. This is not just a game that should be reserved for parties alongside other games like "Truth or Dare", "Seven Minutes in Heaven", and "Spin the Bottle". This game can be played, whenever, wherever! It can be played during a long car drive to a different location and it can even be played after dinner at a restaurant. Let's play and see what celeb wifey is the perfect match!
Never have I ever... Been to the zoo!
Octavia E. Butler talked about a trip to the zoo when she said, "When I was 7 and went to the zoo with my second-grade class, I saw chimpanzee eyes for the first time - the eyes of an unhappy animal, all alone, locked in a bare, concrete-floored, iron-barred cage in one of the nastier, old-fashioned zoos. I remember looking at the chimp, then looking away." (Brainy Quote). The zoo is super fun and enjoyable when it is time to check out the animals!
Never have I ever... Eaten pancakes!
A pancake is "a flat cake, often thin and round, prepared from a starch-based batter that may contain eggs, milk, and butter and cooked on a hot surface such as a griddle or frying pan, often frying with oil or butter. Archaeological evidence suggests that pancakes were probably the earliest and most widespread cereal food eaten in prehistoric societies. The pancake's shape and structure varies worldwide. In Britain, pancakes are often unleavened and resemble a crêpe." (Wiki). Have pancakes been eaten before?
Never have I ever... Worked out at the gym!
Disha Patani mentioned the gym when she said, "We've all tried to bunk our gym session or dance class. A single routine can get monotonous. That's why I have decided to make my fitness regime fun by incorporating different workouts into my schedule. From dancing to yoga, I plan to keep it as interesting as possible so I'm never bored of working out." (Brainy Quote). Going to the gym is so important for our vital organs and our physical health.
Never have I ever... Been a Kevin Hart fan!
Kevin Hart once said, "Stand-up can take us in so many different places, man. So many doors can be opened up from stand-up comedy, and the first one that was opened up for me was acting. But we can go from acting to being a TV personality to being a radio personality to being a writer to being a producer, to just being a visionary, to voiceover work." (Brainy Quote). Is Kevin Hart a super funny comedian to watch out for?
Never have I ever... Watched Black Panther!
Black Panther is a "superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is the eighteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is directed by Ryan Coogler, who co-wrote the screenplay with Joe Robert Cole, and stars Chadwick Boseman as T'Challa / Black Panther, alongside Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis." (Wiki).
Never have I ever... Been car racing!
Kevin Harvick once said, "I love racing cars, and we have to have great competitors to make the diverse fan base have people to root for, and some people like calm, shy Ryan Blaney that knows a lot about the sport, or Chase Elliott, who's been around racing and has those deep ties to NASCAR and the southern roots of our sport. Those guys are all important." (Brainy Quote). Race car drivers are super brave and very impressive for what they do!
Never have I ever... Ridden horseback!
S. E. Hinton once said, "I grew up with my cousins, who were as close as brothers, and frankly, I didn't like what girls were expected to do. I liked horseback riding, playing football, going to rodeos. I wanted to be in jeans all the time, and I couldn't figure out why I was supposed to conform to a certain standard, so I didn't." (Brainy Quote). Horseback riding is super fun to do for people who love nature and horses!
Never have I ever... Played on a basketball team!
Michael Jordan, a famous basketball star, once said, "The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, a place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game." (Brainy Quote). He is one of the most inspirational basketball players ever. This sport is great!
Never have I ever... Been a Will Ferrell fan!
Will Ferrell once said, "I was never a class clown or anything like that, but I do remember being in the first grade and my teacher, Mr. Chad, told the class one day that we were going to do some exercises. He meant math exercises, but I stood up and started doing jumping jacks. To this day, I don't know what possessed me to do that, but all my friends cracked up." (Brainy Quote). He is pretty funny in most flicks!
Never have I ever... Owned a pet dog!
"The origin of the domestic dog is not clear. It is known that the dog was the first domesticated species. The domestic dog is a member of the genus Canis or canines, which forms part of the wolf-like canids, and is the most widely abundant terrestrial carnivore. The closest living relative of the dog is the gray wolf and there is no evidence of any other canine contributing to its genetic lineage." (Wiki). Dogs are awesome pets to take care of!
Never have I ever... Watched Ant-Man and the Wasp!
"Scott Lang is grappling with the consequences of his choices as both a superhero and a father. Approached by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym, Lang must once again don the Ant-Man suit and fight alongside the Wasp. The urgent mission soon leads to secret revelations from the past as the dynamic duo finds itself in an epic battle against a powerful new enemy." (Google). Has a great movie like Ant-Man and the Wasp from 2018 been watched yet?
Never have I ever... Been to the beach!
Mary Kay Andrews talked about the beach when she said, "My perfect beach town isn't a fancy resort or glitzy planned community. It's a place with a hometown grocery that has decent meat, seafood, and a deli; a couple of ice cream shops; and a handful of good restaurants - where the island-wide dress code is 'no shoes, no shirt, no problem.'" (Brainy Quote). Who would not just love a day on the beach? The sun and the sand are great!
Never have I ever... Played on a soccer team!
"Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport." (Wikipedia). According to Google, this sport includes 11 players per side, including goalkeepers and the equipment required is a ball with two nets! This sport was first played in Mid-19th century England and limited contact is permitted.
Never have I ever... Bought a new car!
Lady Gaga mentioned the time she bought a new hat when she said, "The only big things I've purchased are my dad's heart valve and a Rolls-Royce for my parents, for their anniversary. And that was only because my dad had a Lady Gaga license plate on our old car and it was making me crazy because he was getting followed everywhere, so I bought him a new car." (Brainy Quote). How exciting is that? New cars are very exciting!
Never have I ever... Played on a football team!
"Football is a family of team sports that involve, to varying degrees, kicking a ball to score a goal. Unqualified, the word football is understood to refer to whichever form of football is the most popular in the regional context in which the word appears. Sports commonly called football in certain places include association football, known as soccer in some countries or gridiron football; Australian rules football; rugby football, either rugby league or rugby union; and Gaelic football." (Wiki). Soccer is super fun!
Never have I ever... Been a Chris Rock fan!
Chris Rock once said, "My first year on 'SNL', I made $90,000 dollars. And I bought a red Corvette for $45,000 dollars. I'm thinking, 'I've got 45 grand left!' Taxes didn't even come into my equation. At the end of the first year of making 90 grand, I was 25, 30 in the hole. We live in this baller, spend-money culture." (Brainy Quote). Luckily after his first year working, he continued to succeed and keep making more money for himself!
Never have I ever... Won a spelling bee!
Spelling bees are fun for people who love to spell! Being able to spell tricky words is not always easy but it is doable. Akeelah and the Bee is a 2006 movie about this very subject! According to Google, this movie won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture, Black Movie Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, Black Movie Award for Outstanding Motion Picture, and the Black Movie Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role!
Never have I ever... Watched Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone!
"Adaptation of the first of J.K. Rowling's popular children's novels about Harry Potter, a boy who learns on his eleventh birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own. He is summoned from his life as an unwanted child to become a student at Hogwarts, an English boarding school for wizards. There, he meets several friends who become his closest allies and help him discover the truth about his parents' mysterious passings. (Google). Has this movie been watched?
Never have I ever... Been to an aquarium!
Anthony Doerr mentioned aquariums when he said, "My parents would drive us to Florida every spring in this big old, rusty Suburban, and we'd collect stuff on the beach for our aquarium back in Ohio; we had this big saltwater aquarium back in Ohio. Every time we found anything, any mollusk, my mom would bring out the guidebook and quiz us on what it was, so that stuff was built in early." (Brainy Quote). Aquariums can be a lot of fun!
Never have I ever... Aced a job interview!
Going to a job interview is a big deal for a person who is concerned with their financial status or income When a person snags the chance to describe themselves in an interview, they have the chance to convince an employer that they are worthy of the job title. Job interviews are often filled with a lot of different questions and answers as well as some resume reflection. Once an interview ends, it is up to the employer to offer a job or not!
Never have I ever... Watched a sunset!
Chris Evans once said, "The point is that when I see a sunset or a waterfall or something, for a split second it's so great, because for a little bit I'm out of my brain, and it's got nothing to do with me. I'm not trying to figure it out, ya know what I mean? And I wonder if I can somehow find a way to maintain that mind stillness." (Brainy Quote). He loves sunsets like the rest of us!
Never have I ever... Worn glasses!
Glasses are "devices consisting of glass or hard plastic lenses mounted in a frame that holds them in front of a person's eyes, typically using a bridge over the nose and arms which rest over the ears. Glasses are typically used for vision correction, such as with reading glasses and glasses used for nearsightedness. Safety glasses provide eye protection against flying debris for construction workers or lab technicians." (Wiki). Glasses are great for people who do not have a clear vision.
Never have I ever... Watched Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald!
"In an effort to thwart Grindelwald's plans of raising pure wizards to rule over all non-magical beings, Albus Dumbledore enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world." (Google). According to Google its release date was on November 16, 2018 and the director of the film was named David Yates.
Never have I ever... Been a Jim Carrey fan!
Jim Carrey once said, "For some reason, I did something where I realized I could get a reaction. That was when I broke out of my shell at school because I really didn't have any friends or anything like that and I just kind of was going along, and then finally I did this zany thing, and all of a sudden I had tons of friends." (Brainy Quote). He is super funny so it is easy to be a true fan!
Never have I ever... Eaten an ice cream sundae!
Phillip Phillips once said, "I'm not big on dark chocolate, but I do have a sweet tooth, so it gets me in trouble. I love warm chocolate chip cookies with ice cream. Then there's this chocolate pie my mom makes for me every year for my birthday. She's been making it since I was younger, and there's nothing like it. It's really so, so good!" (Brainy Quote). It is super easy to love ice cream because it tastes so sweet!
Never have I ever... Played a round of golf!
Hunter S. Thompson mentioned gold when he said, "Marathon running, like golf, is a game for players, not winners. That is why Callaway sells golf clubs and Nike sells running shoes. But running is unique in that the world's best racers are on the same course, at the same time, as amateurs, who have as much chance of winning as the average weekend warrior would scoring a touchdown in the NFL." (Brainy Quotes). Golf is truly such an interesting sport!
Never have I ever... Drank hot chocolate!
Jennette McCurdy from the show iCarly, once said, "I loved shooting 'iGo to Japan' because we got to be outside a lot, and our call times were really late because we had so many night scenes. It was pouring rain, so the cast would huddle together in between takes and drink hot chocolate. Shooting that episode was such a great bonding experience." (Brainy Quote). She loves this warm and delicious drink and a lot of other people do as well!
Never have I ever... Eaten Lucky Charms!
"Lucky Charms was created in 1964 by product developer John Holahan. General Mills management challenged a team of product developers to use the available manufacturing capacity from either of General Mills' two principal cereal products—Wheaties or Cheerios—and do something unique. Holahan came up with the idea after a visit to the grocery store in which he decided to mix Cheerios with bits of Brach's Circus Peanuts." (Wiki). Lucky Charms cereal is pretty amazing! Ever given it a try?
Never have I ever... Played a game of tennis!
Bobby Riggs talked about this sport when she said, "Billie Jean King is one of the all-time tennis greats; she's one of the superstars. She's ready for the big one, but she doesn't stand a chance against me. Women's tennis is so far beneath men's tennis; that's what makes the contest with a 55-year-old man the greatest contest of all time." (Brainy Quote). TThis sport is super intense to play and super fun to watch! That is why it's so popular!
Never have I ever... Been to Disneyland!
"Disneyland Park, originally Disneyland, is the first of two theme parks built at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, opened on July 17, 1955. It is the only theme park designed and built to completion under the direct supervision of Walt Disney. It was originally the only attraction on the property; its official name was changed to Disneyland Park to distinguish it from the expanding complex in the 1990s. Walt Disney came up with the concept of Disneyland after visiting various amusement parks with his daughters in the 1930s and 1940s." (Wiki). Is this place worth the visit?
Never have I ever... Eaten a cheesburger!
"A cheeseburger is a hamburger topped with cheese. Traditionally, the slice of cheese is placed on top of the meat patty, but the burger can include many variations in structure, ingredients, and composition. The cheese is normally added to the cooking hamburger patty shortly before serving, which allows the cheese to melt. As with other hamburgers, a cheeseburger may include toppings, such as lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, mustard, mayonnaise, ketchup, or bacon; examples of less common toppings might be spinach or olives." (Wiki). Ever tried one?
Never have I ever... Gone fishing!
Vinnie Jones once said, "I always went to Ireland as a child. I remember trips to Dundalk, Wexford, Cork, and Dublin. My gran was born in Dublin, and we had a lot of Irish friends, so we'd stay on their farms and go fishing. They were fantastic holidays - being outdoors all day and coming home to a really warm welcome in the evenings." (Brainy Quote). Fishing is a super popular outdoorsy activity to do! Catching awesome fish can be fun!
Never have I ever... Watched Mission: Impossible – Fallout!
"Ethan Hunt and the IMF team join forces with CIA assassin August Walker to prevent a problem of epic proportions. Arms dealer John Lark and a group of bad guys known as the Apostles plan to use three plutonium cores for a simultaneous nuclear attack on the Vatican, Jerusalem, and Mecca, Saudi Arabia. When the tools go missing, Ethan and his crew find themselves in a desperate race against time to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands." (Google). Has this movie been watched?
Never have I ever... Eaten s'mores!
Graham Elliot mentioned this totally amazing and sweet dessert when he said, "Barbecue is the good old technique of people making a fire and putting some stuff over the top - I mean, look at the S'more: it's just got a stick. A lot of those goofy toys, it's people who are looking at things to do. I think if we focus on the food, at the most we need tongs or a spoon to flip something; that's about it." (Brainy Quote).
Never have I ever... Folded Laundry!
D F. Uchtdorf once said, "When I was 11 years old, my family had to leave East Germany and begin a new life in West Germany overnight. Until my father could get back into his original profession as a government employee, my parents operated a small laundry business in our little town. I became the laundry delivery boy." (Brainy Quote). He lived a life focused on doing laundry! Folding laundry is a super important task on anyone's regular chore list!
Never have I ever... Eaten a taco!
"Taco Bell is a chain of fast food restaurants based out of Irvine, California and a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. The restaurants serve a variety of Tex-Mex foods that include tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, novelty, and specialty items, and a variety of 'value menu' items." (Wikipedia). According to Google, the founder is named Glen Bell and he founded it on March 21, 1962, Downey, CA. The headquarters are located in Irvine, CA and the parent organizations are Yum! Brands and Yum China.
Never have I ever... Gone bowling!
Virat Kohli mentioned bowling when he said, "Unless someone wants to look funny, I'll not recommend anyone to copy my bowling action. But on a serious note, with the confidence that I have got from the number of runs I have been scoring when I'm thrown the ball to bowl, I am pretty sure of what I have to do. I may not be the most attractive to watch while bowling, but I can be effective." (Brainy Quotes). Ever been bowling?
Never have I ever... Written a poem!
Emily Dickinson is a very famous poet! One of her poems said, "I am growing handsome very fast indeed! I expect I shall be the belle of Amherst when I reach my 17th year. I don't doubt that I shall have perfect crowds of admirers at that age. Then how I shall delight to make them await my bidding, and with what delight shall I witness their suspense while I make my final decision." (Brainy Quote). Her poetry was divine!
Never have I ever... Watched Ready Player One!
"From filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes the science fiction action adventure 'Ready Player One,' based on Ernest Cline’s bestseller of the same name, which has become a worldwide phenomenon. The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people have found salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by the brilliant and eccentric James Halliday, played by Mark Rylance." (Google). Has this awesome movie been watched yet or not?
Never have I ever... Drank a vanilla shake!
According to Food Viva, a "Vanilla Milkshake, world’s favorite milkshake, is a smooth and creamy concoction of vanilla ice cream, milk, vanilla extract topped up with whipped cream and chocolate vermicelli for irresistible looks. Learn how to make the best vanilla milkshake by following this milkshake recipe and discover why it is world’s favorite." How delicious does that sound? Milkshakes are great on a warm day and they go great with most meals! Ever sipped on a yummy vanilla milkshake?
Never have I ever... Built a treehouse!
Gabriel Basso once said, "I had one of the most outdoorsy childhoods anyone could imagine. I basically lived in the woods until I was 13. My dad and I built a huge tree house in our backyard in Chesterfield, about 30 feet in the air. And we'd vacation on an island in Michigan, where I hunted a deer that we ate." (Brainy Quote). Treehouses are super fun for groups of kids to climb up into and hang out inside of!
Never have I ever... Eaten apple pie!
According to TasteOfHome, apple pie always requires 1/2 a cup of sugar, 1/2 a cup of packed brown sugar, 3 tablespoons of all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, and 1/4 teaspoon of ground ginger. It also requires 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg, 6 to 7 cups of thinly sliced peeled tart apples, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, a 9-inch pastry for double-crust pie, 1 of tablespoon butter, and 1 large egg white! How tasty is that?
Never have I ever... Been down a waterslide!
Interested in waterslides? "Raging Waters is the name of three water theme parks located in Sacramento, San Dimas, and San Jose, California. They are the largest water parks in the state of California. The three parks are owned by Palace Entertainment but each contains different attractions. The three parks are generally closed during the winter months. There are also parks named Raging Waters in Wildwood, New Jersey, but only the three California Raging Waters parks are owned by Palace Entertainment." (Wiki). this theme park is great for waterslides!
Never have I ever... Listened to Travis Scott music!
Travis Scott once said, "I feel like Houston is one of the leading things in music culture. Everyone loves the Houston culture. It needs to have its own monument, its own moment for artists like me, artists like Beyonce who set it off. I have this old Polo jacket. I've got to bring it wherever I go. And I have this one cape that somebody gave to me. It's this jumpsuit with this cape on the back that this one person gave to me. It's clutch." (Brainy Quote).
Never have I ever... Watched Incredibles 2!
"Everyone’s favorite family of superheroes is back in 'Incredibles 2' – but this time Helen, the voice of Holly Hunter, is in the spotlight, leaving Bob, the voice of Craig T. Nelson, at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of 'normal' life. It’s a tough transistion for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still unaware of baby Jack-Jack’s emerging superpowers. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone, the voice of Samuel L. Jackson." (Google). Has this movie been watched?
Never have I ever... Owned a pet bird!
Alvaro Enrigue spoke about a book written about a pet bird when he said, "'Flaubert's Parrot' is an amphibious book in which what appears to be a personal essay about Flaubertian writing is gradual, delicately transformed into an extremely sad novel in which the differences between character, author, and narrator are less clear than they appear at first glance." (Brainy Quote). Pet birds are cool and parrots are the most popular birds because they are able to copy human words!
Never have I ever... Watched Avengers: Infinity War!
"Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet -- the bad Thanos. On a mission to collect all six Infinity Stones, Thanos plans to use the artifacts to inflict his twisted will on reality. The fate of the planet and existence itself has never been more uncertain as everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment." (Google). According to Google, the release date was April 27, 2018, and the directors were Anthony Russo and Joe Russo.
Never have I ever... Drawn a picture!
One of the most famous artists of all time is named Leonardo da Vinci and he once said, "The divisions of Perspective are 3, as used in drawing; of these, the first includes the diminution in size of opaque objects; the second treats of the diminution and loss of outline in such opaque objects; the third, of the diminution and loss of color at long distances." (Brainy Quote). It is very cool to hear about the art of drawing from him!
Never have I ever... Eaten brownies!
Ella Woodward once said, "The first recipe I made was bad I'd been chopping and pressing dates to create a raw brownie, and I thought it would work even better if I blended them in a food processor. So I went and bought one especially. When my boyfriend at the time came over to try the results, he took one bite and spat it out - I'd left the plastic on the blades." (Brainy Quote). Brownies are sure amazing to eat!
Never have I ever... Been surfing!
Scott Eastwood mentioned surfing when he said, "To be really in shape, it's dynamic. It's got to be a lot of different everything, always switching it up. So a good day for me would be hit the gym, do some sort of cross training in the gym and then go surfing and then maybe take a jiu-jitsu class at night or go swimming at night or go stand up paddle boarding in the evening." (Brainy Quote). Is it fun to surf?