Here’s a grim reality of being alive in 2016—we spend an inordinate amount of time instant messaging. In the work place, in our group chats, texting with our hubbies, whatever.

Sometimes, instead of getting the responses we want, we get the brutal one-liners we deserve. Here are 10 of the most withering one-line replies, ranked from least devastating to most.


10. “🙂”

9. “Damn”

8. “Yikes”

7. “Oof”

6. “?”

5. “Okay”

4. “Hm”

3. “...”

2. Anything. Ending. In. A. Period.


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