This free iPhone app will surely lead to funny conversations

There's also the potential for things to get awkward -- real awkward.

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Let's face it, most of the time our conversations with friends and loved ones are repetitive. They all follow the same pattern -- more or less -- from beginning to end.

Rando is a free iPhone app that wants to help you change that.

As the name implies, the idea behind Rando is to be completely random. The app is basic and easy to use.

Screenshot by Jason Cipriani/CNET

Open Rando, select from Photo, GIF or Quote, and pick a category if necessary. Rando will then select a completely random item, and ask if you want to send it to someone.

Now this is where the app gets interesting-you're asked if you want to send it blindly. Meaning, other than a blurred-out preview, you have no idea what the app is about to send. As you can imagine, the amount of anxiety before sending a random GIF to your significant other or posting to Twitter can be high, and that's what makes the app so fun. Of course, if you're not the type to take risks, you can tap on the blurred-out preview for a big reveal.

There are three default sharing services supported in Rando: Text, Twitter and Facebook. You can also select the Other category to share through additional services.

While I haven't sent a lot of photos using the app, I have used it to randomly surface pictures in my Camera Roll I'd all but forgotten about.

Download Rando from the App Store.

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