Category Archives: Would You Rather

April 1, 2013

April Fools’ Day Jokes

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PeepApril Fools' Day Jokes

It's April Fools' Day and your Writing Prompt is to come up with the best April Fools' joke ever. It can be a prank you pulled on someone, or that someone has pulled on you. Or it can be a prank you dreamed up, but might not ever actually do to anyone.

Read these prank ideas for inspiration, including the pranks that Zach Gordon and Devon Bostick pulled on each on the set of the Wimpy Kid movie.

And, just for fun, answer our April Fools' Would You Rather questions.

Leave your best April Fools' Day pranks in the Comments, and have a fun-filled day of mayhem and foolery! 

image from kids.scholastic.comSonja, STACKS Staffer

March 12, 2013

St. Patrick’s Day Would You Rather

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ShamrocksSt. Patrick’s Day Would You Rather

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! March 17th to be exact. So whether you plan to wear green, eat Irish soda bread, or press on a fake shamrock tattoo, I hope you’ll have good luck after completing our St. Patrick’s Day Would You Rather!

Would you rather . . .

  1. Be kissed by a lucky leprechaun OR Irish dreamboat Niall Horan?
    Niall
  2. Have to eat a pound of Lucky Charms until you throw up OR a pound of green icing?
  3. Find a pot of gold OR a million dollars?
  4. Win a trip to Dublin, Ireland OR Dublin, Ohio?
  5. Dress up like a leprechaun OR get a green mohawk?
  6. Carry giant bagpipes uphill for a mile OR a pile of sweaty bagpipers’ socks?
  7. Have to dance a jig in front of your crush OR have your mom play “You Are My Sunshine” to you on the bagpipes in front of your school?

Leave your answers in the Comments below!
And did you know that in Chicago, they dye the river green to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Although the river is colored using an eco-friendly (“green!”) vegetable-based dye, it takes several days for the color to fade away. Cool!

Until next time!

—Ratha, Stacks Writer

February 26, 2013

One Direction Would You Rather?

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Got the One Direction infection? Well look no further than today’s Would You Rather for a temporary cure! If you are obsessed with all things Louis, Harry, Niall, Liam, and Zayn, then answer the questions below.

Would you rather . . .

  1. See Harry get back together with Taylor Swift OR date Selena Gomez?
  2. See Niall with a purple mohawk OR Liam with a pink crew cut?
  3. Have your dad get a giant tattoo of the band members OR have your mom spray paint their pictures on her minivan?
  4. Have a private 1D concert at your house OR get a VIP invite to see them perform at the Kids Choice Awards?
  5. Their next song be titled “I Left My Heart on a Turkey Farm in Kentucky” OR “Mud Wrestling Broke My Heart and My Arm?”
  6. Meet Zayn as a zombie, or meet Harry as a werewolf?
  7. Go snowboarding with Louis OR go skydiving with Zayn?
  8. Get their next album before anyone else OR get to keep a pair of Liam’s sweaty gym socks?
  9. Let out a really loud and smelly fart while the boys are signing an autograph for you, OR have a large booger hanging out of your nose while you meet them?
  10. Star in a 1D video once and never see them again OR be an unknown member of their stage crew who gets to see them every day?

Leave your answers in the Comments below. And let us know YOUR most outrageous 1D Would You Rather questions! Until next time.

—Ratha, Stacks Writer

February 11, 2013

Kid Submitted Valentine’s Day Would You Rather

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WouldYouRatherKid-Submitted Valentine’s Day Would You Rather

It’s that time of the year when true love is in the air. Yes, Splotters, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so make sure to stock up on candy hearts and finish writing those Valentine’s cards. To celebrate this loving holiday, the Scholastic Kids Council has put together an amazing Would You Rather Quiz for you. So without further ado, here are the questions you’ve all been waiting for!

Would you rather . . .

  1. Eat chocolates that taste like sauerkraut OR toothpaste?
  2. Wear the same hot pink sweater for an entire year OR hot pink pants for a whole year?
  3. See your friend dating your crush OR your bully dating your crush?
  4. Receive a large box of bad candy OR a small box with good candy?
  5. Spend Valentine’s Day in Paris OR Rome?
  6. Receive flowers that smell like garbage OR a box of chocolate-covered crickets?
  7. Kiss a frog OR a slug?
  8. Send people store bought cards OR make cards yourself?
  9. Get a box of rotten chocolate from your secret crush OR get a box of sweet chocolate from someone you don’t like?
  10. Eat a Valentine’s candy that you are allergic to OR eat candy that your dog licked?
  11. Get a kiss from your dog OR your grandma?
  12. Get a valentine from a vampire OR a werewolf?
  13. Get 20 valentines from your friends OR one valentine from a mystery admirer?
  14. Have your crush sing a Justin Beiber song OR a One Direction song to you in the cafeteria?
  15. Dress up as a chocolate kiss OR wear cupid wings?

Post your answers in the Comments below and have a happy Valentine’s Day!

—Brian, STACKS Staffer

January 29, 2013

Fantasy World Would You Rather

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WouldYouRatherFantasy World Would You Rather Quiz

I love to imagine what it would be like to live in a completely different world. If you think about it, there are so many ways that our world could be totally different from what it is now. The possibilities for creating a whole new fantasy world are endless!

Start your dreaming with this Would You Rather Quiz.

Would you rather live in a world where . . . 

  1. Everyone can fly OR everyone can become invisible whenever they want to?
  2. Everyone can do magic OR everyone has super strength?
  3. Houses are made of candy OR it snows marshmallows?
  4. Dogs can talk human language OR trees can talk human language?
  5. Farts smell like chocolate OR pencils smell like French fries?
  6. You can go back in time OR go forward in time?
  7. There is no such thing as TV OR there is no such thing as books?
  8. Every family must have only 2 kids in it OR every family must have 10 kids in it?
  9. The only colors are black and white OR the only smells are seaweed and soap?
  10. Reading a book makes the characters come to life OR listening to a song makes the singers appear in your room?

Leave your choices in the Comments and tell us what your fantasy world would be like!

image from kids.scholastic.comSonja, STACKS Staffer

November 20, 2012

Thanksgiving Would You Rather?

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PieThanksgiving Would You Rather?

Gobble Gobble, Splotters! With Turkey Day right around the corner, we cooked up some delicious Thanksgiving Would You Rather with a question based on STACKS Staffer, Sonja’s own personal experience. (Her sister makes a sweet potato dish with pineapple and marshmallows!!)

Would you rather . . .

  1. Eat sweet potato casserole with pineapple and marshmallows OR eat roasted crickets? (Sonja would actually rather eat crickets!)
  2. Eat Thanksgiving dinner in your underwear OR wearing a giant rubber turkey on your head?
  3. Jump into a pool of cold cranberry sauce OR warm gravy?
  4. Watch football OR go shopping?
  5. Eat burnt pumpkin pie OR delicious stuffing that might have a few dead bugs in it?
  6. Be a turkey on Thanksgiving Day OR a pumpkin about to get carved for Halloween?
  7. From eating too much, spit up turkey OR spit up creamed spinach?
  8. Be on your best behavior at the grown-ups’ table OR eat at the kids’ table and get peas thrown at you by your 3-year-old cousin?
  9. For vegetarians: eat Tofurkey OR skip the turkey altogether and just eat all the yummy veggie side dishes?
  10. If you could only choose one dessert, would it be apple pie OR pecan pie?

I’ll leave you with the famous song (sung to the tune of “Oh My Darling, Clementine”) . . .

Mr. Turkey, Mr. Turkey

Did you ever wonder why

People eat you on Thanksgiving

Instead of chicken pot pie?

Leave your answers in the Comments below! Happy Turkey Day, everyone!

—Ratha, Stacks Writer

October 30, 2012

Spooky Halloween Would You Rather

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WouldYouRatherSpooky Halloween Would You Rather?

So you have your costume ready to go, your jack-o-lantern carved, and your nails painted orange and black. But in the spirit of Halloween, have you ever considered the following? Take a “stab” at our Halloween Would You Rather!

Would you rather . . .

  1. Be bitten by a vampire OR a werewolf?
  2. Have a bloody cut OR a broken bone?
  3. Eat hair soup OR slimy booger cupcakes?
  4. Have dinner with Frankenstein’s monster OR Count Dracula?
  5. Have to trick-or-treat forever (remember that Goosebumps one?) OR be trapped in a haunted house forever?
  6. Get lots of candy OR lots of money?
  7. Have a black cat cross your path OR be cursed by a voodoo doctor?
  8. Wear a cute Elmo costume OR a scary grim reaper costume?
  9. Be chased by a zombie OR be chased by an evil scarecrow?
  10. While trick-or-treating, get only candy corn and Smarties OR only raisins and Dots?

And here are some MORE Halloween Would You Rather questions brought to you by AquaCat586!

Would you rather…

  1. Dress up as a mummy OR a monster?
  2. Eat a Snickers OR a Twix?
  3. Stand in the window of Macy’s and dress up as the Mona Lisa OR Barbie in a bikini?
  4. Eat eyeball punch OR bat wing pizza?
  5. Go to a house with spooky deco OR a house with more mild deco? At 7:00pm OR at 9:00pm?
  6. Go to a house where they’ve gone but left a bowl of candy, saying that you can take 2, OR go to a house where they’re not gone?
  7. Read a spooky story before OR after trick-or-treating?
  8. Read a spooky story under the covers with a flashlight OR in your fave armchair with ALL the lights on?
  9. Get 20 pieces of candy at 5 houses OR get 20 pieces of candy at 20 houses?
  10. Dress up in a costume that’s easy to walk in but doesn’t look as nice as you would like OR dress up in something that looks PERFECT but is totally non-walk-in-able?

Awesome questions, AquaCat! So get your spook on, and leave your answers in the Comments below! Happy Halloween!

— Ratha, Stacks Writer

September 4, 2012

YOUR Would You Rather Questions

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WouldYouRatherI’ve been reading the comments you guys leave on our Would You Rather posts, and 32Brownies left some awesome Would You Rather questions. (yum. . . 32 brownies!!)

Oh sorry. I got distracted by the thought of 32 brownies on a plate in front of me and eating all the 32 brownies. . . .all those delicious brownies! Ack! I did it again! Sorry. I’ll try to get my mind off chocolate long enough to give you your questions.

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August 21, 2012

Back-to-School Would You Rather

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WouldYouRatherBack-to-School Would You Rather

The first day of school is a huge deal. What are you going to wear? What are you going to eat for lunch? What are your classes going to be like?

The first day of school is also the worst possible day to have something embarrassing happen. No one wants to be known for the rest of the school year as the kid with a piece of lettuce in her teeth on the first day, or the kid who was walking around on the first day of school with a piece of toilet paper stuck to the bottom of his shoe.

Would You Rather is all about making tough choices, so let us know what YOU would rather have happen on that oh-so-important first day of school.

Would you rather . . . 

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July 10, 2012

Summer Fun Would You Rather?

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WouldYouRatherWith all this hot weather we’re having, there’s nothing more fun than spending a day at the beach or the pool! The smell of sunscreen, the cool waves lapping against your feet, and the sounds of laughter all around are what summer is all about. That, and, of course, NO SCHOOL!!! This summer, while you are splashing around and cooling off with your friends at the pool. . .

Would you rather. . . .

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