9 Funny Responses for when You Need to Accept a Compliment ...

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9 Funny Responses for when You Need to Accept a Compliment ...

Want some funny responses for when you need to accept a compliment? While the best response to any compliment is "thank you," not many people use it. Instead, they'll shrug off the compliment and tear themselves down by saying that it's just not true. No one wants to hear that you disagree with what they've just said, so if you can't simply say "thank you," you might as well give them a funny response. Here are some of the best funny comebacks for a compliment.

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Are You Looking at Me or into a Mirror?

When someone calls you cute, you can let them know how cute you think they are by asking them if they were talking to their reflection. It's a sweet way to deal with the compliment that'll leave both of you feeling good about yourselves. When you're trying to learn how to accept a compliment in a funny way, this is a great place to start.


Is That the Best You've Got?

If someone tells you that you're looking good today, ask them if that's really the best compliment they could come up with. I mean, you deserve better than a cliche comment. You're awesome and you know it.


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Look Who's Talking

This is one of the best responses to a compliment there is. If your crush calls you cute, you can return the compliment by using this line. It'll let him know that you find him just as attractive as he finds you. Everybody wins, so you might just land a date that you've been waiting for.


Take a Number

When someone says how they'd love to be your boyfriend or how they'd love to raid your closet, tell them to take a number. It'll let them know that there are plenty of other people out there that admire you and your sense of style.


I Know

If someone says that you did a great job today, just tell them that you're already aware that you did. You don't need their compliment in order to feel better about yourself. You know how awesome you are, and you don't need them to remind you.

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Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech.


What about Yesterday?

If someone says that you look pretty TODAY, ask them if they thought you looked ugly yesterday. It's a sneaky way to get extra compliments, because no one is going to admit that they thought you looked horrible yesterday. The compliments will just keep coming, so smile and get ready to accept them.


Your Boyfriend Thought so, Too

If someone you can't stand tells you that you actually look pretty for once and you know they're saying it in a fake way, then use this comeback. It'll show them not to mess with you. Plus, it might even get them into a fight with their boyfriend if they think you're being serious. Most girls call this one of their favorite funny responses for when you need to accept a compliment.


Yeah, the Genie Granted My Wish

When someone tells you how attractive you are, tell them that you got your good looks from a genie. Of course, you could also give the credit to your parents, but that's not as silly.



This one can catch people off guard. If someone says that you're attractive, ask them why. They'll either stumble over their words and won't be able to come up with an answer, or they'll say something incredibly sweet that'll make you want to hug them.

If you're afraid to use any of these comments, then simply say, "Thank you!" It's short, it's sweet, and it's to the point. Are you good at accepting compliments or do you get embarrassed over them?

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Yeah, I would never say any of these. Sounds shallow and rude.

Haha i always use number 2, 5, 6 and 9. Its a good way to get a reaction from people. :)

i like so so beautiful

Good ones

I would never use these, then are so rude!

To me, asking "why" is just so in-your-face rude. That will make most, if not all people uncomfortable. Sorry, but it doesn't tickle my funny bone.

I like what about yesterday and why 😜

Wish i heard some of these back in high school/college, in general i am horrible at taking compliments. I usually just say thank you but it always seemed like a lame response. I like these! TFS

sounds good @yashashin 😃

Just say thank you, why is that so hard?