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What to say when someone says don’t you know who I am

Funny replies when someone says don't you know who I am
It can be a little startling when a rude individual barks at you, “Don’t you know who I am?” Being a self-absorbed jerk certainly isn’t going to win anyone popularity contests.

We’ve all met self-important people who think that the world revolves around them. You would expect that someone who had their life together would be more humble and wouldn’t demand that anybody should know who they are.

I used to work for an airline in first class and I met tons of important folks from all over the world. I can assure you that the most successful passengers were usually the most humble and least demanding. It was always the upgrades from economy who demanded everything and tried to act important. I remember an upgrade who snapped his fingers at me as if I was a dog who should come running! Oh, the joys of working in the service industry.

Next time a jerk, who is full of himself and screams at you, ”Don’t you know who I am?” use one of our clever comebacks that will give the nutbar a taste of their own attitude. (Unless of course you are working for an airline and don’t want to be unemployed).

Best comebacks when some says don’t you know who I am 

1. Yes, you’re the guy who doesn’t know how to introduce himself properly.

2. I’m sorry, I lost all my psychic abilities in a terrible accident when I was six.

3. You don’t know either?


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8 Responses

  1. Here’s a good comeback: well I mean u do have facial features, legs, arms etc… So I can’t tell whether you’re an animal or not…

  2. “How the hell can I know who you are when you don’t even know yourself?”

    “You don’t even know who you are. You’re nothing. Less than nothing. A zero. Who are you?”
    (Malcolm X – Screenplay by Spike Lee – 1992)

    *** BONUS *** Neal Page: “You know what would make me happy?” Del Griffith: “Another couple of balls and an extra set of fingers?” (Planes Trains and Automobiles – Screenplay by John Hughes – 1987)

  3. *shocked look on your face*
    “You don’t know who YOU are EITHER?! There’s a support group for people like us that meets at __[insert location/church]__! You should come!”

  4. Can’t say I do, really. Even more importantly, you donr seem to know who I am. Well, let me tell you: Today, I am the very someone whose identity and existence makes yours no concern at all.

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