30 Best Replies To “What’s Up?” (Funny & Friendly)

“Whats up!” It is a classic casual greeting between friends and acquaintances alike. There is not much else to it. It is just a very casual and informal way to say “hello” or “good morning.” It is just a simple greeting. But, like with most greetings, you are expected to respond to “whats up.” But what do you say? Look no further, below you shall find 30 of the best replies to “whats up”.

Friendly replies to “What’s up?”

When someone tells you “whats up” it can never hurt to give a friendly reply back to them.

1. Not much.

This is a nice simple reply to give someone who says “whats up” to you. When someone asks “whats up” they usually are not looking for a detailed account of what is happening in your life. So, it is best to just give a shot and a simple response.

2. Not much, whats up with you?

This is just a step up from the response above. When someone asks “whats up” they usually are not looking for a detailed account of what is happening in your life. So, it is best to just give a shot and a simple response and then return the gesture by asking what is up with them.

3. It’s all good.

Once again, When someone asks “whats up” they usually are not looking for a detailed account of what is happening in your life. So, it is perfectly acceptable to give them a quick, positive response and then carry on with your day.

4. Just got back from *recent vacation*

This response only works if you just went on a vacation or work trip recently. Saying this allows the natural shift from “whats up” to a pleasant and friendly conversation about your trip.

5. Same old, same old.

This is response is a popular and friendly colloquial response to “whats up.” Just giving them a simple and not specific response that will usually garner an “I hear ya” in response.

6. Can’t complain.

This is another response that is a popular and friendly colloquial response to “whats up.” Just giving them a simple and not specific response that will usually garner a “good to hear” in response.

7. Just waiting for the weekend.

This is a good response to give because most people will probably relate to this sentiment and agree with you. Allowing the conversation to end quickly so that the two of you can carry on with your days.

8. Nothing special.

This is another standard response to give to “whats up.” The person asking is likely not looking to hear about everything going on with you and was likely just saying it as a substitute for “hello.” So, it is best to just give a quick response.

9. What’s it to you?

This is a good and friendly response to give to someone that you don’t really want to talk to. It may seem aggressive but along as you say it with a smile or a chuckle you should be fine.

10. We are about to find out.

This response works best if said by someone with who you are about to do something important. For example, a co-worker saying that to you right before a big meeting with your boss. It allows for a good transition to talking about what you are about to do and any concerns you may still have.

11. You know how it is.

This is good colloquial response that you could give in response to a “whats up.” It doesn’t mean much and the person you are talking to probably does not know how it is but it is a standard response to give to keep things moving along.

12. Livin’ the dream.

This is another good colloquial response that you could give in response to a “whats up.” It doesn’t mean much and the person you are talking to probably does not know what the dream you are living is but it is a standard response to give to keep things moving along. It also works as a good sarcastic response when clearly doing something that you don’t want to be doing.

13. Who knows?

This is a good response to give because who does know. Just a friendly response to give that pairs well with a chuckle and shrug.

14. *acknowledge the person with a smile/wave/head-nod/ etc.*

This is a good and friendly response to give someone if you do not currently have the time to talk and are in a rush to get somewhere or do something. It is a good way to acknowledge the “whats up” without being roped into a conversation.

15. Whats up.

Since “whats up” is usually used as a substitution for “hello” responding with your own “whats up” is a perfectly acceptable response to give.

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Funny Replies to “What’s up?”

Sometimes you might want to give a funny reply. Here are some examples.

16. The sky.

This is a good and funny reply to give to “whats up” because it is true. The sky is in fact up.

17. Gas prices.

This is another good and funny response to give to “whats up” because it will probably be more often than not also true. Even if it isn’t true, the person who you say it to will probably find it relatable enough to laugh at.

18. The stock market.

This is another funny response to give to “whats up” because sometimes it will be true. Even if it isn’t true, the person who you say it to will probably still laugh at it because it is not the normal response they were probably expecting.

19. It’s a great movie!

This is a funny response because you are pretending what they said was a completely different question. “Up” is an animated movie by Pixar, so you are pretending that when they say “whats up” that they are asking about the movie.

20. Whats down?

This is just a funny response to give because it is the opposite of what they had asked just you.

21. My blood pressure

This is another good and funny response to give to “whats up” because depending on who you say it to, they might find it to be relatable enough to laugh at.

22. Updog.

This is a very funny response to give to “whats up.” The conversation would go like this: they would say “whats up?” and then you would say “updog” and then they would reply “what’s updog?” to which you would then say “not much, whats up with you.” This just becomes a fun conversation between the two of you that will cheer you both up as you continue with your day.

23. Not a thing but a chicken wing.

This is a funny response to give because it ultimately means nothing. It is just a fun rhyme to say as a response to “whats up.”

24. My rent.

This is another good and funny response to give to “whats up” because depending on who you say it to, they will probably find it to be relatable enough to laugh at.

25. That’s for me to know and for you to find out

This is a funny response to give when asked “whats up” because it acts like what is up is some big secret that only you can know about at the moment. It will leave the other person feeling confused which is funny for you.

26. Not your zipper.

This is a funny response that will get the other person to panic and to check to make sure their pants zipper is not down. Which can be funny. Or if their zipper is down, it’s just a helpful thing to say to a friend.

27. I’m sorry, that’s confidential information.

This is a funny response to give when asked “whats up” because it acts like what is up is some big top secret information that you are not allowed to share with the other person. It will leave the other person feeling confused which is funny for you.

28. Yes.

This is just a quick and funny response to give when asked “whats up?” It is not a response that makes sense, which makes it funny, but it is also close enough to a correct response that the other person probably won’t even realize that it doesn’t make sense until you have already walked away. Leaving them confused, which is also funny.

29. Thanks, you too.

This is another quick and funny response to give when asked “whats up?” It does not usually work as a response because it doesn’t make any sense, which makes it funny, but it is also close enough to a correct response that the other person probably won’t even realize that it doesn’t make sense until you have already walked away. Leaving them confused, which is also funny.

30. A two-letter word indicating direction.

This is a funny response because it pretends like “whats up” was a genuine question asking what “up” is. So, you give the literal definition of “up.”

How to choose between a friendly and funny reply:

Choosing between a friendly and a funny reply is not too difficult. Your boss is not likely to say “whats up” to you, so worrying about being formal in your response is not a huge concern. A friendly reply is a good choice when “whats up” is said by an acquaintance or some you don’t really like. Just a nice friendly reply that gets the conversation over with sooner without having to put in any effort to try and be funny. Funny replies are best used when asked “whats up” by a good friend or someone who you know is not genuinely asking how you are doing. When it is just better to make a joke and move on with your day. Funny replies can also be good to use if you are feeling bored and just want to make yourself laugh.