It would be more grammatically correct, albeit dramatic, to say “Finally, we meet!” However, unless you’ve corresponded for sometime already before meeting, or you are attempting humour, it would be more polite to simply say “It’s good/nice to meet you!” Press J to jump to the feed. More Jokes... That's A Lot Of Pizza! We can get a sitter for them while the adults go have some fun.” Of course, if he actually takes you up on the offer, then you should run far away, because you don't want to associate with a cheater. Report Save. How about just ‘Hi – have we met before?’. Comment deleted by user 6 years ago. This tells them a bit about places I go and maybe we'll connect in a common activity or interest. 6 years ago. But anyway, people will treat you how you treat yourself … and he leaves. But apparently, it’s unethical to remove that person unless you have a very valid reason to (read it somewhere). ‘Good to see you’ is a closed statement which is better used when you’re not actually happy to see someone and would prefer to just find the nearest alcoholic beverage and also explains why you don’t remember the person you’ve just been introduced to for the 5th time. Enter your email below. You can avoid this with: generic small talk You only need to get the reply “I’m George. Rate this joke. I wanted to know where we had met before. You remember that pole dancing class you took???? Yeah, but you were asleep so we didn't exchange names. 0. Have we met ? We have enabled email notifications—you will now receive an email if you receive a reply to your comment, there is an update to a comment thread you follow or if a user you follow comments. I had the pink stilettos on that lit up when I walked! 2. B. (Woot, Buuurn!) if her coming over is a possibility, "Oh, I will." I get that a lot! I usually remark "Oh, I think I would remember you!" }. I usually remark "Oh, I think I would remember you!" It works effectively because if; Some funny people I have met. If it’s just to say Thank You, sometimes, I don’t reply at all unless it’s really such a big thing and I really mean it. What should you say? (Ah, this always catches people off-guard. 0. lrodriguez83 Member Posts: 136 Member Posts: 136. "I don't think so, everyone seems to remember my face though. “Good to see you” definitely implies that you’ve met them before. Yes, I wish to receive exclusive discounts, special offers and competitions from our partners. b) you haven’t met them they wonder if they’ve met you and will likely ask “have we met?” and you can jokingly say “haha, no, that’s why I said stranger!”. posted by coolcoolkitty at 6:25 AM … If I'm sure I have, I tell them yes and where we met. That's a pretty great origin story. We’ve met 3 times” in a group situation, and you never use that again. Yeah. Your father must have been a mechanic, ’cause you’ve got a nicely tuned body. He always keeps cracking jokes and plays weird but harmless pranks on others. When we first met I smiled because I knew you were going to be important to me some day. level 1. It depends... do I remember having met them before? Think about it, if you were meeting someone for the first time you wouldn’t say “Good to see you”. I'm going to have to remember that. Probably the sex offender posters. February 4, 2011 7:28PM. 1. share. 3. Met a guy on an app I hit it off with through texting. That was back when we were both alive. I have to re-read my reply several times before it gets sent. Here’s a few tips: Good sales people always greet people by name. I just admit to not knowing someone. Submitted by norma snockers. The way we write emails influences the results we get. Not only that but his hands are in his pockets, and when he walks up to you he’s turned at an angle instead of standing squarely facing you. We exchange news through emails, write complaints, ask questions, establish contacts, do business, etc. siteads.queue.push( {"site":"lifehacker","pagetype":"article","ad_type":"article","sec":"life","amp":false,"ctype":"article","article":"what to say when youre not sure if youve met someone before","article-tags":["au","etiquette","memory","names"],"native":["null"],"aggregate":["au","etiquette","memory","names"],"pageID":["null"],"sub-sec":"","cat":"life","cat1":"","ad_location":"mrec-content-mobile","targeting":{"pos":"1"},"provider":"google-dfp","element_id":"ad-slot_mrec-content-mobile_section-index-1_pos-1"} ); Sports, Weather, News, Immediate environment, a funny short story about yourself — Beau Taplin. situation 2: Mary and I are classmate. ", Or if you have met them at a previous time you say: "Yes, we met at so and so.". The rest of the time, try the following: “See you soon.”, “great to see you” , “till next time” , “thanks for the chat”, “you have fun now”, “Catch ya”, “Cheers”. This suggestion (from our awesome commercial editor Rae) is the best one I’ve ever heard for dealing with that dilemma: Good to see you. By subscribing you agree to our Terms of Use and Nice to meet you. Angus Kidman | Lifehacker Editor Privacy Policy. a) you have met them but don’t really remember them they take it in jest and will likely point out it has been a while since you last met Our entire relationship was combative and ended terribly. We ask you to keep your comments relevant and respectful. Imagine someone walking up to you at a party. With scarcely any intervening period, Parliaments have met constantly for 600 years, and there was something of a Parliament before the Conquest. Honestly because of her response I would have physically made her. So, let’s begin. I'm the receptionist at the VD Clinic." *shrug*, Dammit, Angus – now everyone will know what I’m doing . Now they have to tell you the actual reason why they’re complimenting you, if there is any.) Is it a different between American and British English? If something of this sort is not happening to you, it doesn’t mean that it can’t happen with other people. level 2. You were so cute, and your deep blue eyes were so charismatic, I felt like I would lose myself in them. In business, you can sometimes get away with: “Thanks for your time.” The trend that started in 2019 is back again as couples have started posting about how they met on Twitter. He was recently single, so he was equally as ambivalent to any expectation beyond having fun, as I … Why? Thank you for your rating! Here are some of the best funny comebacks for a compliment. We met approximately 600 years ago and I was an older man with long gray hair and a gray beard, who was an Alchemist, and lived basically as a hermit inside a … Just get as good as you can at letting them divert the conversation to something interesting to them, and run with it. You only need to get the reply “I’m George. level 1. Instead, I’ll tell her like 30-40% about me so that feel she doesn’t get anxious that I’m too much of a stranger. Sounds depressing right? Man: Havent we met before? Visit … Report Save. Then I ask them if we possibly met at X place or Y event. OPEN LOBBY, COME JOIN & PLAY WITH ME!! February 4, 2011 7:28PM. Use them however you like! Use this greeting with everyone, all the time. So you might have missed the bus. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Once you start greeting everyone without your name, it’s natural and passable. A good sales person uses the person’s name again while saying goodbye It's a superpower maybe. Yeah. But you don’t have to. Is it really all that complicated? "I don't think we've met. For some people, meeting people on a daily basis who you’ve no idea if you’ve met once, twice or eight times before is a reality. They work their way through the crowd - without much luck - so Bubba says "Boss, we're never gonna get there together through all these people so I tell you what - I'll work my way up there and when I do, I'll give you a sign that show you I know the Pope!" Good sales people always remember people’s history and build on common ground Angus has been writing professionally about technology since 1994 and breaking it for even longer. Email this joke. I know. This has the bonus affect of breaking any awkwardness – you get to be apologetic and and they get to forgive you. We met on the Titantic, 10 minutes before it capsized. 1. RSS Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook. 2. In that case you can replace love with friendship. Over text: "Come over." You are the one I want to grow old with and so let us be happy for each other, my friend. That implies they're memorable -- kind of hints at that I like them. That is why it is important to know some tricks and unwritten rules that will make your emails rock. One day when we are older, I hope we are together to talk about that time that we met, girl. Woman: "Perhaps. We’ve met 3 times” in a group situation, and you never use that again. You just know that it’s, more often than not, some stupid power play. ", Well, if you really are meeting them for the first time you say something like: "I don't believe we have. Sounds too cheesy…. 'Have We Met Before' Prank _ Impractical Jokers | Daily Funny | Funny Video | Funny Clip | Funny Animals Now you can get the top stories from Lifehacker delivered to your inbox. Join the mailing list. So the regressionist took me through the process where I was able to go back in time and see where I had met this man before. Respond to the request with a simple email that says, “I’d love to help, but I have to take care of X, Y, and Z first. “You want a story with longevity,” says psychologist and relationship expert Tracy Thomas, Ph.D. “It needs to be something you can imagine telling people five, ten, twenty years from now. They are funny, they are witty—but their underlying meaning depends on your prudence. For example, the first time we met our mom, we were coming out of her vagina. This tells them a bit about places I go and maybe we'll connect in a common activity or interest. Recently, I haven't been seeing her / haven't seen her. !There's plenty of room in the lobby for you! To me ‘good to see you’ implies you have met before. But before you snap, take a deep breath and turn to your (packed) calendar. - and I say "yes" and the other person says "no". "Have we met before?" No need to be gentle with her type. Inane observations aren’t great conversation… but they get you through the first 10 seconds, and hopefully the other party can lead the conversation from there. The first funny person that comes to mind is a man who sits on the branch of a tree by a road and shouts at the cars that pass by. Wish I could say the same about you. Avoid: Great to see you again, or It was a pleasure to meet you. How was your weekend? While the best response to any compliment is "thank you," not many people use it. 1. share. In 2011, he won the IT Journo Award For Best Consumer Technology Journalist and Consensus IT Writers Award for Best Technical Writer for his work on Lifehacker; about time too. Your father must have been a baker, ’cause you’ve got a nice set of buns. ", I generally say "probably not" because I don't meet many people so the chances are slim that I've met them before. r/AskReddit is the place to ask and answer thought-provoking questions. Hashtag BLESSED! And I haven’t even gotten into the content of what he would be saying yet, but the image of a depressed … The blunt, honest truth. His shoulders are rolled forward, head is down and he’s looking at the ground. Surely it depends on whether you have or have not met the other person before? We see each other everyday in classes. (This is a perfect response for compliments that are targeting your sexy figure or lost of weight.) If I'm not sure, I tell them I'm not sure. It pays to be interested in something newsworthy so you can fill 30 seconds of conversation without knowing if this stranger is actually interested or not. }, if (typeof siteads.queue !== 'undefined') { If I know I haven't met them, I say we haven't. Are they the same? We initially were texting everyday for at least a week before we met because he was traveling. Also, I usually get the desire to remove some of the people copied in the e-mail. It doesn’t get you round the problem of actually remembering the person’s name, but for that the compliment strategy works well. That's why we've combed the swampy cesspool that is Reddit to see whether other people are have made fantastic friends under fantastic circumstances, or it was just us. This more often than not creates the bridge as you discuss the shared history and allows for other conversation to continue. Plus, if we have great chemistry over text together it just becomes too much. I think this already happened. Instead, they'll shrug off the compliment and tear themselves down by saying that it's just not true. We may be proud that England is the ancient country of Parliaments. Nobody used “hey stranger!”…? That works whether it’s someone you do know, someone you’ve chatted to on Twitter but never encountered in real life, or someone who you’ve never actually met. Your father must have been a “mentos”, ’cause you’re mint! I will so be using this in the future. Original Poster 6 years ago. If it happens again then you can say 'Have you heard about love at first sight'. You must be thinking that how can someone find the love of their lives on Twitter, right? A. He doesn’t make eye contact, and when he speaks it’s very quiet and without enthusiasm or energy in the tone of his voice. 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. Your father must have been a drug dealer, ’cause your dope! ", You say, "We crash-landed on a magical island once and had all sorts of wacky adventures. You’re allowed to forget the second time and maybe even the third time if both of our prior interactions were boozy, but you’re not allowed to not remember me after that. That implies they're memorable -- kind of hints at that I like them. It builds up too much of an image of who we both are before even speaking face to face, and it’s bound to be too much to live up to. Get out of the habit of greeting people you know by name. English Letters. Response; Request; Sales; Social Event; Suggestion; Sympathy; Termination; Thank You; Transmittal; Welcome; When We First Met. It’s so awkward: you run into someone at a party/work event/shopping centre, and you can’t remember whether or not you’ve met them before (let alone what their name is). Socially I always go with – ‘I get the impression we’ve met briefly before.’ If they tell me all about it, I apologize and let them know that they made an impression despite my goldfish memory, or if they say they don’t think we’ve met, I just say I must be thinking of some movie star or model or someone (with a pinch of humor to diffuse the awkwards). It’s friendly, it’s non-specific, and it lets the conversation move forward. Then I ask them if we possibly met at X place or Y event. In the course of our daily lives, we meet so many people, each having his own unique qualities. Friday, 21 August 2009 Share. Avoid this with: “G’day Mate”, or “Hey, how ya doin?” 1. Maybe "And she'll have fun fun fun till her daddy takes her T-Bird away," or "Cause I have a peaceful easy feeling." I get that a lot though...just seem to have one of those faces", I look at them questioningly, and say "Hmmm, I don't recall if we have. Either way I’m forgiven and they feel good. Did we meet before? We meet up finally and have such a good first date, he asks me (with my prompting of saying “we should do this again”) on a second date 2 days later. Unzip the sweater. This list rolls up 100 funny and witty replies to rude comments. Leave using someone’s name 3 times to those in sales. Yeah, it’s awkward sometimes, but meh. “I met my boyfriend on Hinge this past summer, and it was very unexpected. Really, that's all there is to it. Man: "Haven't we met before?" So to the people I’ve met countless times, screw you for pretending to not know who I am. What I hate is when a third party moves to effect an introduction - "have you two met before?" Comments may take up to an hour for moderation before appearing on the site. ‘We Never Would Have Met’ Julia also never really had qualms about telling people the truth about her meet-cute. In business I play it straight – ‘Have we met?’ this puts it on them if we have and if we haven’t it’s a neutral game and we do intros. In person, you make her. Spanish Letters . Be warned though: the various responses that can be found here may be funny and witty, but it’s still best to always use them with discretion. Yes, you're my (husband/wife); did you forget to take your amnesia pills today? Copied! If you use all of them, you will have more chances to get the desired response from people. I don't think I have ever told you before how I felt the first time we met. Somehow, I have the ability to respond even before they text me. if (typeof siteads.queue !== 'undefined') { What a sad thought it is, that some of us will surrender and settle down long before we have met the person we are supposed to love. That's much better than my usual answer of "Uh, who are you?!? David Deangelo says think of 10 common questions you get asked by girls, and always have a default cocky funny response to them. I think B should be used if I'm sure we did meet at sometime in the past before. When I first met you, I felt like I had known you forever, telling you my secrets and what I didn't want ever. or Making up a fun, fake story to tell people about how you met is a pretty harmless white lie, assuming you go about it the right way. The Response . He is based in Sydney but spends a frankly unhealthy portion of his life on the road, tracking down the latest stories. siteads.queue.push( {"site":"lifehacker","pagetype":"article","ad_type":"article","sec":"life","amp":false,"ctype":"article","article":"what to say when youre not sure if youve met someone before","article-tags":["au","etiquette","memory","names"],"native":["null"],"aggregate":["au","etiquette","memory","names"],"pageID":["null"],"sub-sec":"","cat":"life","cat1":"","ad_location":"out-of-page-mobile","provider":"google-dfp","element_id":"ad-slot_out-of-page-mobile_section-index-1"} ); lets think of cocky funny responses to some common questions: (i'm in college , so some of these questions are school-related, some common questions I am asked by girls) 1. If a guy turns you down, because he already has a girlfriend, then you can say, “Well, I have a dog. if it isn't. 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