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What Your Facebook Birthday Messages Actually Mean

There's more than meets the eye to your average Happy Birthday Facebook post.

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1. HBD!

My time is far more important than your birthday — no way am I spelling out your birthday message.

2. Happy Birthday!

I feel like I should wish you a happy birthday even though we haven’t spoken in 10 years.

3. Happy Birthday.

I am annoyed with you and think this passive aggressive birthday wish is the best way to handle it. You don’t even get an exclamation mark. Deal with it.

4. Happy Birthday. Miss you!

I feel like I should miss you, but if I actually did, I would’ve called

5. Happy Birthday. FYI - I MISS YOU!!!!

I miss you and want you to suggest making plans for a catch-up.

6. Happy Birthday, I miss doing that one thing we used to do together!

I like doing that one thing and need somebody to do it with.

7. Happy Barfday

I am god’s gift to humor.

8. Happy Birthday, [your name]!

I wanted to write a message longer than ‘happy birthday’ but I didn’t know what to say.

9. Happy B-day!

I’m super cool and groovy because I used a hyphen! I have such an awesome personality!!

10. Happy Birthday! It was great to see you the other day

Fate is telling us we should go out for dinner together.

11. Happy Belated Birthday Bro!

I forgot your birthday, but if I admit it, I think it doesn’t matter.

12. A number of years ago, this amazing and beautiful person was born. That person was you!

I’m your Mum and I want the whole world to know it.

13. Happy Birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hey, check it out — I know how to use an exclamation mark! Go me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

14. Happy Birthday! Do you remember when we did that thing and it was awesome?

We haven’t hung out in forever, but it was kinda cool when we did.

15. Happy Birthday! I can’t wait to celebrate at your party!

Yayy!! Party-time!! Finally, an excuse to leave the house!

16. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

I actually like you and am excited it is your birthday.

17. Happy Birthday! Here is a list of everything embarrassing I know about you.

I like to make fun of you, but you know you’re my best-friend and I love you.

18. Oopsy. I’m so sorry I missed your birthday! Hope it was good!

I truly forgot on accident. I still love you! I promise!!

19. Happy Birthday! Hope you have a great day:)

We’re not really friends, but I want you to write on my wall for my birthday.

20. Want a more meaningful message?

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