Great roasts when people call you weird

If you are different in any way, you may not fit in the typical social cliques at school. But there is a tribe out there for you, a group of people who share your interests and values. It is just a question of finding your people.

A lot of people who have gone on to change the world have actually thought radically different from the mainstream. Steve Jobs had an unusual interest in calligraphy and simplicity in college, those two personal interests lead to creating Apple, one of the most creative companies in the world.

Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. – Rob Siltanen

Next time someone calls you weird, smile and be grateful you’re not a boring bastard like the person who called you weird.

Vote and let us know what you think is the best comeback. If you have an even better comeback leave it in the comments below.

21 Best comebacks for being called weird

1. Looks like we have something in common then.

2. I’m not weird; I just fall outside your exceptionally narrow view of the world.

3. You are only just noticing this about me now?

4. I’m not weird, I am a limited edition. Something you do not see that often.

5. Thanks! Normal is boring.

6. Weird is better than being a boring bastard any day.

7. There is nothing worse than being ordinary.

8. Whatever you need to tell yourself to feel better.

9. Now if only someone cared about what you thought.

10. Yeah, I’m not a cookie cutter clone like the rest of you.

11. Nobody ordinary ever achieved great things.

12. Weird is a name generic people give to those who they can’t fit in a box.

13. If you think I’m weird you clearly don’t get out much in the world.

14. And you truly are the poster child for an ordinary person.

15. Well, you do pay attention. I am impressed.

16. Thanks for noticing.

17. It takes one to know one.

18. I guess I am in good company because a lot of people like Elon Musk and Mark Zukerberg were considered weird.

19. So what is normal anyway?

20. Weird is the new fabulous.

21. Do you consider anything abnormal or out of the ordinary weird?

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Definition of a weird person

The definition of a weird person can varies depending on a person’s personal options and their cultural norms. Usually, a weird person is someone who behaves or thinks in a way that is considered unusual or different from what is considered normal or socially acceptable.

Weird can also refer to an individual who enjoys unusual interests or hobbies that are not commonly shared by the mainstream. It’s important to remember that what one person considers weird may be completely normal in other country or to someone else, and it’s important to be respectful of individual differences.

How to deal with being called weird

Sometimes the word “weird” can hurt, making us feel like we’re not understood or accepted. But it’s important to keep in mind that “weirdness” is an individual attribute that means different things to different people. Let’s Learn How to Deal with Being Called “Weird”: 

Ignore Unnecessary Feedback: Not everyone will like how unique you are, so don’t pay attention to criticism that isn’t necessary. Put your loved ones’ views first.

2. Embrace your Uniqueness: Accept yourself, flaws and all. Celebrate your unique hobbies, interests, and traits. Being comfortable with yourself reduces the influence of labels like “weird”.

3. Get a Support Network: Surround yourself with friends and family that accept you. They can help you cope with criticism and provide emotional support.

4. Embrace Positivity: Rather than allowing negative comments to define you, remind yourself of the things that bring you joy and happiness.

5. Prioritize Yourself: It’s important to remember to take a break and put our health first. Do things that are fun and make you feel good about yourself.

We may find ourselves striving to fit into societal norms or longing to be like everyone else. Rather than viewing our differences as obstacles, let’s embrace them as catalysts for growth.

Famous people who have been called weird

Many celebrities have been called “weird” or uncommon owing to their distinctive personalities, interests, or habits. The following people have been dubbed weird:

1. Lady Gaga: The American singer and actress is known for her unique style and avant-garde performances which are oftentimes perceived by many as “weird”

2. Johnny Depp: The actor is known for his unusual cinematic roles and unique manner which made him labeled as “weird”. 

3. Bjork: Critics have branded the Icelandic singer-songwriter “weird” for her experimental songs and cutting-edge attire.

4. Salvador Dalí: The Spanish surrealist was renowned for his unusual conduct and bizarre work. In the art world, his mustache and flamboyance made him stand out.

5. Tim Burton: Famous for “Edward Scissorhands” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” is noted for his unique and weird storytelling.

We must remember that being called “weird” doesn’t mean we’re flawed. These eccentricities have often helped these people stand out and achieve greatness.

It is OK to be a WEIRD or DIFFERENT

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Lady Gaga was teased for being weird and different in school

Via Wikipedia

Being teased for being ugly, having a big nose, being annoying. ‘Your laugh is funny, you’re weird, why do you always sing, why are you so into theater, why do you do your make-up like that?  – Lady GaGa

Yeah, she was different from some of her more ordinary peers, when she left school what made her different led to her huge success.

If you are judged for being different in any way, maybe your appearance, musical tastes or your interests try not to let it get you down. What you’re being criticized for now could turn out to be your biggest strength in the future.

When small minded people call you weird

Christina Hendricks didn’t fit in when she was at high school

Christina Hendricks didn't fit in when she was in high school

Photo by Dominick D via Wikipedia

Christina Hendricks of Mad Men fame felt like she didn’t fit in with the cool kids in high school.

“My school days were pretty unhappy. I had the worst high school experience ever. I was a bit of a goth with purple hair and I was also part of the drama group, so my friends and I were all weird theatre people and everyone just hated us.”

It seems like all the kids who were different in some way on the people who go on to accomplish great things in the world.

When people call you a weirdo.

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60 Comments

  1. I’ve been called weird millions of times. I like to assure Captain Obvious that he don’t know the half of it. I’m even weirder than I appear, like a weird onion, I’ve got layers of weird that go all the way down.

    I also like to respond in song, quoting John Thoroughgood. “Yeah, evabody funny. Now you funny too. One bourbon! one scotch! and one beah!”

  2. I told a girl at school trust me, as you get to know me I get weirder. It was so funny to see the look on her face. She is one of those boring people with no personality.

  3. this is for all of the boring bastards out there. When I told you that is normal I may have exaggerated slightly! News alert: normal is boring.

    1. Hi Faustina,

      You could try a few of these:

      Is that right? And what exactly have you accomplished in your life time that makes you Einstein?

      Unless your name is Google, stop acting like you know everything.

      If you want dumb, go look in the mirror.

      Oh, I see you are rubbing off on me.

      Good luck,

      Bryn

    2. You could try saying:

      – “You’re dumb just means: I can’t find a good argument to counter yours so I’ll just insult you instead. Who’s dumb now?”
      or…
      – “The village called. They want their idiot back. You’d better get going.”
      or…
      – “I believed in evolution until I met you.”
      maybe…
      – “Your ass must be pretty jealous of all the shit that comes out of your mouth.”

      Kind regards,
      Emelia.

      PS) I hope these do you some good xxx

  4. Hello, my name is Delize. People I know have been calling me Disease for years now. Can you give me some advice in what to say?

    1. ‘Yes, I have a rare disease called (Perfection/ Awesome/Clever/Whatever you want.) It ain’t contagious, and you obviously don’t have it.’ How about something along those lines?
      Good luck,
      Alex.

    2. I think you must have some kind of hearing problem. I told you my name was Delize but your brain cell doesn’t seem to recognise the error.

  5. I know I’m weird I’m not the type of weird that they would show in movies and junk I’m the fun type of weird and I’m proud but what made me mad is that I’m that quiet/shy type and this girl called me weird because I was walking past her fast 😐 like wow she’s obviously idiotic and has issues and low self esteem for trying to come for a innocent person who does nothing to anybody and stays out of drama but yea I’m gonna say something I’m tired of being talked to any type of way just because I’m quiet and people think I won’t do nothing about. ??Time to make some changes!!

    1. Hey Tomboy 123,

      There would be nothing worse than being completely ordinary. Keep on being original.

      Jax

  6. When some one calls me ugly, Them: You’re ugly. Me: I’m sorry, are you sure you aren’t looking in a mirror. (Only if they say that they are not looking in one say, Oh, it’s because you broke it… with your face)

  7. I dont know why people are saying to other people are weird…
    THEY ARE WEIRD TOO
    BUT I GUESS THAT THEY STILL DIDNT REALIZE THAT ;D

    1. Here are a few things you can say

      Wow, you noticed, huh, Sherlock? Thanks for telling me, I had no idea! What other gems of knowledge do you have for us today?
      Man, I bet you were up all night, working on that one.
      Well, four eyes are better than two eyes.
      All the better to see your ugly face with, too bad for me!

      Good luck

      Bryn

  8. Like um yes boo boo I am weird but that’s only because you’re normal and no one likes that so hun take a back seat if you wanna see funny

  9. In response to Girl you’re thinking of dating saying “you’re weird”:

    *People like this motivate me to be more like myself, I don’t conform to some standards, I don’t try to be different, I just am different, original actions shine in the world*

    “Well then by that logic it would be really weird for me to pay for anything if we go on a date, so you’re buying the pineapple pizza.” I hate being called weird, it’s so derogatory, I respect women, but it’s the equivalent of saying “women should not be so ambitious,” or “you throw like a girl.” Yeah well what the heck does that mean?! I lose so much respect for people when they use the word “weird,” it has negative connotations.

    Snoop Dogg once said:
    “Be the best you, you can be, because there’s no one else in the world who could be a better you.”

    You all can join my club any day cause you should never let what others say or think about you get you down. Wake up every single day and try to be like no one else but yourself. Dream so big that it scares you, and you will change the world around you without noticing. People around you will have mad respect for you for being so original and authentic. I grew up in a city of 10,000 people and I get the feeling that some people view me as hero, well my success is a result of me being myself, and if that’s being ‘weird’ I wouldn’t want to be anyone else. Tell yourself: “I make a difference in the world, I am change, I matter, it’s people like me who matter in the world when otherwise the world would stay the same and not progress.” Be proud my people, be passionate, live and die a happy person cause you forged your own path, be you.

    The name you make for yourself in the world will leave a greater difference in the world than what you may be labelled as.

    IG: eX_Spontaneous_Spontaneous_eX

      1. I have heard that roast before. And, child, we don’t need any hate comments so, if you are going to attempt to roast Ria, you might as well be blocked from using your own words.

        Sorry, but, it’s true, Boo!
        Take care Lovely’s!

        –Zoe. (????)

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