Square Deal Table Topics

Sometimes making mattresses isn’t all about making mattresses, it’s also about going out and celebrating a day of extra hard work at a good local restaurant. But after work we’re tired and a little zombie-like too! So here are our favorite, fun, and funny table talking points for groups, talking points for couples, and some sleep trivia included to help bide the time waiting for your good food.


1. What are you ordering today?

2. What is some of the best food you’ve ever eaten in restaurants?

3. If you had three wishes what would they be?

4. If you could have a superpower what would it be?

5. On any ocean, choose a motor boat or a sail boat, and where would you go?

6. What would you plan for a Perfect Saturday?

7. What one thing have you not done yet, that you really want to do?

8. What good thing has life taught you recently?

9. What lifts your spirits when life gets you down?

10. What small act of kindness were you once shown that you will never forget?

11. What are three moral rules you will never break?

12. What’s one thing we don’t know about you?

13. If you could instantly become an expert in one subject, What would you choose?

14. What made you smile this week?

15. Do you like the city or town you live in? Why or why not?

16. Who impresses you? Have any current hero’s?

17. What are the most enjoyable things your family has done together in the last three years?

18. What’s the best dream you’ve ever had?

19. What are your favorite smells?  Favorite Tastes?

20. What is your strangest or strongest family tradition?

21. What job would you do, even if you didn’t get paid for it?

22. Would you rather lose sleep or skip a meal?

23. Where is your favorite place to take a nap?

24. What simple fact do you wish more people understood?

25. What piece of positive advice could you offer anyone?


1. What are you ordering today?

2. What is some of the best food you’ve ever eaten in restaurants?

3. If you could go anywhere in the world, what are the top 3 places?

4. How would you spend your ideal day?

5. What hobby do you wish you could get into?

6. What is your number one goal for the next six months?

7. Which is cleaner: your bathroom or your car?

8. What is the weirdest food combination that you enjoy?

9. Do you have any hidden talents?

10. Is there a commonly enjoyed  activity that you have never done together?

11. What’s the best advice you’re ever been given?

12. Would you rather go out to a movie theater, or watch one at home?

13. Who is the funniest person in your family?

14. Who is the most interesting stranger you’ve ever met?

15. Who is a friend that you haven’t thought about in a long time?


Did you know…

1   2% of people dream entirely in black and white.

2.  Two-thirds of a cat’s life is spent asleep.

3.  A giraffe only needs 1.9 hours of sleep a day, whereas a brown bat needs 19.9 hours a day.

4.  Humans spend on average 1/3 of their life sleeping.

5.  The record for the longest period without sleep is 11 days.

6.  It’s not uncommon for deaf people to use sign language in their sleep.

7.  Dysania is the state of finding it hard to get out of bed in the morning.

8.  Parasomnia is a term that refers to unnatural movements during your sleep.

9.  The sensation of falling when half asleep and jerking yourself awake is called ‘hypnic jerks’

10. It’s thought that up to 15% of the population are sleepwalkers.

11.  1 in 4 married couples sleep in separate beds.

12.  Sleep deprivation will kill you more quickly than food deprivation.

13.  Those born blind experience dreams involving things such as emotion, sound and smell rather than sight.

14.  Within 5 minutes of waking up, 50% of your dream is forgotten.

15.  Pain tolerance is reduced by sleep deprivation.

16.  41% of the British population sleep in the fetal position.

17.  Sleep experts have discovered a direct link between people’s favorite sleeping positions and their personalities.

18.  Ideally, falling asleep at night should take you 10-15 minutes.

19.  Humans are the only mammals that willingly delay sleep20. Sleeping on your front can aid digestion.

20.  High earners get the best sleep.

21.  Fear is said not to be the main emotion in nightmares.

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