Want to know how to respond to what’s good?
I see a lot of people asking for good responses to this text or someone saying ‘what’s good?’ when they’re greeted in person.
You need to gauge why the person is asking, but how you answer can change the direction of the conversation.
Here are some different ways how to respond to what’s good based on the situation:
How to Respond to What’s Good in A Friendly Way
More often than not, someone will say ‘what’s good?’ as just a friendly greeting. Some of the most common responses to this greeting are:
- “Everything is pretty good, thanks. How about you?”
- “I’m doing well. Thanks for asking. How are you?”
- “I’m good. Just enjoying my day.”
- “Just taking it easy. What about you?”
- “Not much. Just enjoying my day.”
- “It’s all good, how have you been?”
- “Meh, I can’t complain. How about you?”
- “Doing awesome actually, you look good too.”
- “It’s good to see you, mate.”
- “Everything’s good, just chilling, what have you been up to?”
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How to Respond to What’s Good in A Funny Way
I like to say silly, quirky, and funny things to people who greet me by saying things that don’t really warrant a sensible response.
Here are a few funny responses to the question or greeting ‘what’s good?’:
- “What’s good? The stock market isn’t bad right now.”
- “Well, as you ask I just woke up so I’m a little grumpy.”
- “Not much to be honest, but I won’t bore you with the details.”
- “Why don’t you tell me, do I look good?”
- “Well, looking at you I’d say things could be worse.”
- “My serotonin levels after seeing you, my friend.”
- “Well, you can see I’m clearly living the dream so things can’t get much better.”
- “The future, hopefully.”
- “It’s just a 4-letter word.”
- “Anything I like and what to do is good, anything I don’t is bad.”
How to Respond to What’s Good in A Flirty Way
If you like the person who is asking you ‘what’s good?’ then why not respond in a flirty way to see if you can make them blush or see what they reply?
Here are a few flirty replies you can use:
- “What’s good? Well seeing you just made things a whole lot better.”
- “Why don’t you tell me, do I look good?”
- “I’d say you and I hanging out later would be good.”
- “I’m better now you’ve asked me, thanks.”
- “I’m good, but not as good-looking as you are.”
- “Funny you should ask, I’ve been thinking about you all day.”
- “Why don’t you tell me?”
- “Are you flirting with me?”
- “Is that your best pickup line?”
How to Respond to What’s Good in A Sarcastic Way
If you’re the kind of person who is annoyed by lazy, everyday questions like ‘what’s good?’ (like me sometimes) here are some sarcastic responses you can use:
- “Oh, you know, the usual. Just getting by, day-by-day.”
- “Not much. Just living the dream, you know how it is.”
- “Just trying to survive, like everyone else.”
- “I’m fabulous, thanks for asking.”
- “Couldn’t be better, thanks for caring.”
- “Just peachy, thanks for checking in.”
- “It’s all good, just another day in paradise.”
- “I’m fabulous, and you?”
- “It’s all good, no thanks to you.”
- “Just another day in the life.”
- “Could be better, but could also be worse.”
How to Respond to What’s Good in A Rude Way
If you want to be rude in your response to ‘what’s good?’ then here are a few options:
- “None of your damn business, that’s what!”
- “What do you care?”
- “Why are you asking me?”
- “Is there something wrong with you?”
- “I don’t have to tell you.”
- “What difference does it make to you?”
- “None of your business.”
- “What do you want from me?”
- “Leave me alone.”
- “Go away.”
- “I don’t want to talk to you, how’s that for good?”
As you can see, there are many different ways you can respond to the question or greeting ‘what’s good?’ It all depends on your tone and how you want to come across.
Be friendly, flirty, funny, sarcastic, or rude in your response – it’s up to you!
If you have someone who is always greeting you with this intro, just have fun with it and see what happens.
Image credits – Photo by Roy Javier on Unsplash
Phil lives in England, UK, and has around 20 years experience as a professional life, career and executive coach. He started this blog to help others find and define their own self development journey. Blogging about a wide range of topics to help facilitate a better future.