View Poll Results: how you respond to have a nice day?

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    Mechagnome fapjackmasta's Avatar
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    how do YOU respond to "have a good day"?

    i have always wondered, what is the correct way to respond to this? its basically another way of saying goodbye and generally when someone says it, i respond with "you too" or "right back atcha"

    but just recently i said that in response and the person got offended that i did not thank them for them wishing me a good day. this honestly confused me seeing as how i told them that i wish the same (which in my opinion, is above and beyond a simple "thanks" because it basically is communicating that i care about their day as well).

    so thus the question, how do YOU respond to that? am i missing something? is my response socially incorrect?

    i dont generally work with people so im not heavily experienced in this area but this is the first time anyone has ever reacted like this.
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    i always just say "you too" if they don't like it to bad

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    "You too!" is an implied thank you, so I always go for that one.
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    Oops... Sorry misread.

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    "You too." all the way!

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    Combination of 1 and 2: "Thank you, you too"

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    You too
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    Cheers to you!

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    You too mate

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    I say "You as well, thank you"

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    "Thanks" with a fat smile!
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    Yeah, I actually have a pet peeve and I find it rude when I say "Have a nice day" and the other person just says "Thanks." It's silly and petty, yes. But I just find it self centered when people don't return the pleasantry.

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    Usually I'll say "thanks, you too."

    But some good responses for irl trolling:

    "why?"
    "too late"
    "make me"

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    Quote Originally Posted by misanthropes View Post
    Yeah, I actually have a pet peeve and I find it rude when I say "Have a nice day" and the other person just says "Thanks." It's silly and petty, yes. But I just find it self centered when people don't return the pleasantry.
    Don't ever work in food or retail, then. It happens literally a million times a day.

  18. #18
    You too, or same to you is how I respond.

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    I say "Thanks, you too."

    I work a drugstore so when people buy stuff, I normally say "Have a good Day/Night" and I normally get a "You too." It annoys me when people don't say anything back. Thanks is fine, but seems a tad rude to me, I don't know I guess.
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    That should summarize a Fury Warrior's... Fury?

  20. #20
    I say: "Thanks, you too!" - I worked at my father's grocery store for close to 6 years as a teenager, so I got into the habit of asking "How are you doing?" and saying "Have a good day/night", as well as having it said to me, and that was always my response.

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