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Top Ten Comebacks for a Bragger

How to respond to someone who BRAGS

Some people think they are just proud when in reality they come across as boastful and over the top when they brag about their accomplishments, money, or material possessions.

Most braggers are insecure and feel the need to inflate their ego to appear bigger in front of their peers. People who are confident about whom they really are don’t feel the need to show off and seek attention and approval from others.

I saw a humble brag post on Facebook recently. A mom posted her son’s straight-A report card as a post. It was in such bad taste. A report card is a personal matter, and sharing it publicly with others is uncouth. Next, the bragging mom will be sharing her work reviews or yearly bonus on Facebook.

If their bragging exceeds the limit beyond which you can put up with, here are a few snappy comebacks to stop the bragger in their tracks.


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What to say to a bragger

  1. Why don’t you show more confidence and less arrogance?
  2. Being humble shows how confident you are, bragging only shows how insecure you pretend not to be.
  3. You know when you say things like that you sound arrogant, right?
  4. Have more than you show and speak less than you know.
  5. No matter how big your car is, how recent your car is, or how big your bank account is, our graves will always be the same size. Stay humble.
  6. If you are really good at something you don’t have to brag about it yourself. Other people will do that for you.
  7. I just want to let you know it’s possible to do X, and not brag about it on Facebook.
  8. Wow, I bet you even fart glitter.
  9. Do you ever get off Facebook long enough to live the life you keep bragging about?
  10. I call BS!
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16 Responses

    1. My friend is so annoying and brags about everything. We just had Field Day at school and she bragged about that too. I am going to use these!

  1. Omg my friend kept talking about wasting paper and he kept going on and on and on and I got so mad I said your birth certificate was a waste of paper Also I got detention but i was satisfied

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