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    The 21 Ways People Say "Yes" When Typing, Defined

    What it means when someone texts or IMs you an affirmative answer.

    1. yes = I'm just trying to be clear. Also, I might not like you.

    2. yup = I got this.

    3. yep = I got this and you're my best friend and/or I've seen you naked.

    4. yea = This affirmation comes with doubt or a caveat. You're probably annoying me.

    5. yeah = I'm hoping you'll keep texting because I'm not sure what to say.

    6. yah = I don't know.

    7. YAAAAASSSS = I am so into this idea, I am as happy as a teenager high on salvia.

    8. yeses = While I am perfunctory and businesslike, I try to be lighthearted in my communication.

    9. yesssssss = Whatever you said didn't previously occur to me. You are a genius.

    10. yesyesyesyes = Like "yesssssss" but with more urgency.

    11. y = I fully realize I am being passive aggressive in my response by potentially making you think I'm saying "why?"

    12. k = I'm driving/busy/in a meeting/in a situation I probably shouldn't texting you.

    13. ok = I don't really give a shit.

    14. okay = Like "ok," but different.

    15. ok. = This conversation is over.

    16. ok... = I'm not actually ok with this.

    17. ok! = Got it! And I legitimately care, which is impressive in this day and age.

    18. okie = I'm cute! Don't hate me!

    19. OK = I'm your dad.

    20. cool = I'm trying to be cool. I want to see you naked.

    21. kewl = I'm trying to say yes without pissing you off.

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