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Never Have I Ever

Icebreaker games Circle games Large group games

How To Play Never Have I Ever

Hold out 5 fingers (well, 4 and your thumb) Go around the circle and one at a time, each person announces something that they have never done, beginning the sentence with the phrase "Never have I ever..." For example, a person could say, "Never have I ever been to Europe." For each statement that is said, all the other players drop a finger if they have done that statement. So, if three other people have been to Europe before, those three people must put down a finger, leaving them with 4 fingers. The goal is to stay in the game the longest (to be the last person with fingers remaining).
To win, it's a good strategy to say statements that most people have done, but you haven't. Be creative and silly (but not rude, of course).

Submitted by Joel on 8 Jul 2008 12:00:00

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Ah this game is always a laugh :D. love it! we are going to use this game more often

Posted by Nicole on 13 Apr 2009 at 6:32:12

Unlike other icebreakers, this one can work better for a group that knows each other well... groups of strangers will rely on luck.

Posted by Shawn on 20 Oct 2009 at 4:15:14

w0w this looks like fun!!

Posted by Shoni on 7 May 2011 at 11:03:49

Be careful with this game and teenagers--they sometimes play with inappropriate topics. It's also a popular drinking game in college. Someone says "Never have I ever..." and if you've done it you drink.

Posted by Sara on 19 Mar 2016 at 6:39:25

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