How to Respond To “Just Chilling”: 32+ Flirty, Witty & Savage Responses

When someone messages you saying “Just chilling”, how do you usually respond? Many times we reply with a simple “cool” or “nice”, but those responses can feel boring. Instead, spice up your replies with some funny comebacks, flirty responses, or savage remarks to keep the conversation exciting.

In this article, you’ll find over 50 clever ways to respond when getting the “just chilling” text. I decided to write this after a friend recently messaged me “just chilling” and I struggled to think of an interesting reply. If you want even more ideas for responding, keep reading below for different types of replies. Now let’s get into the best responses!

30 Ways to Respond to “Just Chilling”

Before directly jumping in to the responses, here’s some context. When someone says “just chilling”, it likely means they’re relaxed at home not doing much. So your replies can poke fun at their boredom or be flirty assuming they’re alone and potentially interested in chatting. With that in mind, here are 30 usable comebacks for when you get the “just chilling'” text:

Sounds relaxing! What shows are you binge watching?

Just chilling? How boring. Let’s chat and make things more interesting!

Nice! I’m just hanging out too, watching funny YouTube videos. What are you up to?

Oh really? What did you think I was doing 😉

Just chilling and thinking about you!

Jealous! I wish I was just chilling instead of [insert what you’re doing].

Just chilling? Without me? I’m offended.

I’m just chilling too! We should chill together sometime soon.

Nice, I love a good chill session. What movies/shows are you watching?

Just chilling? Pics or it didn’t happen.

Well I was just chilling before you distracted me with this boring text!

I’m just chilling too. In bed. Shirtless. What are you wearing?

I’m just dancing around my room chilling! Wanna see? sends silly dancing selfie video

Just chilling? Sounds like we both need some excitement!

Let’s chill together! What’s your address again? 😉

Just chilling at home wondering why we aren’t hanging out right now!

Oh really? So you must be bored then, why else would you text me “just chilling.”

sends selfie in pajamas Just chilling in my PJs binging Netflix. Jealous?

Well this chill session just got a lot more interesting since we’re talking now 😉

Just chilling? Let’s play 20 questions and make it less boring!

Is that code for “I’m bored come entertain me”?

Just chilling and thinking about how hot you looked today!

sends slice of pizza selfie Just chilling and eating pizza. Want a slice?

Let’s have a lazy day date together! I’ll bring the snacks.

Oooh I love a good chill sesh! What movies we watching?

I wish I was just chilling! Work has me stressed sends frustrated selfie

sends cozy selfie in blanket Just chilling by myself. I need company!

Sounds nice! sends cute selfie with dog filter I’m just chilling with this lil guy. He says hi!

Aww little [her name/his name] is bored and wants attention! So cute 😉

We should be chilling together instead!

Funny Ways to Respond

When you get the “just chilling” text, funny responses are a great way to start an entertaining conversation. Here are some 10 humorous replies to make them laugh:

Sarcastic Comebacks

  • Wow crazy Saturday night you got going on there!
  • Just chilling? You wild and crazy kid! Simmer down 😉
  • Whoa, save some of that excitement for the rest of us!
  • Dang what happened to us? We used to be fun and now we’re always “just chilling.”

GIFs / Memes

sends meme or GIF poking fun at their boring night in

Embarrassing Them

  • Just chilling…naked?
  • Were you just chilling before you decided to text me? Sure Jan 😉
  • Just chilling aka eating snacks on the couch not wanting to move for 6 hours straight!

Revealing You’re Doing Something Fun

  • Just went to [fun place] and now grabbing drinks! What are you up to tonight?
  • sends photo out at a bar/concert/party Sorry just chilling looks fun but I’m having a blast over here!

Flirty Ways to Respond

If you want to flirt back after getting the “just chilling” message, here are some 10 flirty replies you can send to spice things up:

Compliments

  • Just chilling looking cute as always I bet!

Suggestions to Hang Out

  • I wish I was just chilling with you 😉 We should do that soon!

Implications / Questions What They’re Wearing

  • Just chilling? In your PJs I hope 🙂 What are you wearing?

Flirty Selfies

sends flirty selfie (maybe a little cleavage/skin showing) with cute smile or wink Just chilling, thinking of you!

10 Best Editor Choice Responses

1. Movie / TV Show Invite

Text: Oooh I love a good chill sesh! What movies we watching?

When to use: When you want to invite yourself over or start making Netflix date plans

When NOT to use: If you think they truly want to be left alone

2. Send a Funny Meme or GIF

sends meme or GIF poking fun at their boring night in

When to use: When you want an easy funny way to start an entertaining chat

When NOT to use: If you don’t know them well enough yet

3. Flirty Selfie

sends flirty selfie with cute smile Just chilling, thinking of you!

When to use: When you want to hint that you like them in a flirty way

When NOT to use: If they have a boyfriend/girlfriend or you’re just friends

4. Compliment Them

Just chilling looking cute as always I bet!

When to use: Use this flirty text when you’re interested in them. Lets them know you find them attractive.

When NOT to use: If you know they just want a platonic, friendly conversation

5. Make Fun of Their Boring Night

Wow crazy Saturday night you got going on there! Simmer down 😉

When to use: When you’re close friends who joke around and tease each other

When NOT to use: Early on when you’re still getting to know someone – they may take it the wrong way

6. Invite Yourself Over

Let’s have a lazy day date together! I’ll bring the snacks 😉

When to use: When you want to hint that you’re interested in chilling together, just the two of you

When NOT to use: If you don’t know them well enough yet – might come off overly forward

7. Send a Cute Selfie

sends selfie with dog filter I’m just chilling with this lil guy. He says hi!

When to use: A lighthearted way to start a fun conversation – works well with new matches/friends

When NOT to use: In a serious or professional conversation

8. Ask Flirty Questions

Just chilling? In your PJs I hope 🙂 What are you wearing?

When to use: When chatting with a crush or romantic interest and want to start flirting

When NOT to use: With someone who has expressed they only see you as a friend

9. Make Fun Date Suggestions

We should be Netflix & chilling together instead!

When to use: With a romantic interest when you want to flirt by suggesting a hangout

When NOT to use: Early in a friendship or with someone who has rejected you

10. Send a Frustrated Work Selfie

I wish I was just chilling! Work has me stressed sends frustrated selfie

When to use: When you want to bond over shared complaints and frustrations

When NOT to use: If you know they are having a hard or stressful day as well

How to Reply to Girls

Girlfriends love attention, so responding to their “just chilling” text with boredom isn’t the right move. Instead, show interest in their relaxing night while sprinkling in some light flirting. Here are examples of good responses to girls:

  • Aww little Sarah is bored and wants attention! So cute 😉
  • Sounds relaxing! We should have a chill night together soon
  • sends flirty selfie in blanket Just chilling by myself too. I need cuddles though!
  • In your PJs already? So jealous! Send me a comfy chill sesh pic
  • Just chilling? Looking cute while doing it I bet!
  • Ugh I wish I was just chilling! This homework has me stressed. Need a study break

How to Reply to Guys

When responding to guys’ “just chilling” texts, you can be more direct in implying you’re lonely and want company. Guys also love silly memes and teasing banter. Here are good ways to respond to dudes:

  • Just chilling? Without me? I’m offended Brad!
  • sends meme of The Rock raising eyebrow Oh really now?
  • This chill sesh just got more exciting since we’re talking now
  • Just dancing around my room chilling! Wanna see? sends silly dancing selfie video

More Fun Ways to Respond

Here are even more witty and silly responses to try after getting the “just chilling” text:

Quarantine / Pandemic Jokes

  • Just chilling? Story of our lives since 2020!
  • Ugh we need post-pandemic chill sessions ASAP!

Weather-Related

  • It’s freezing outside so you picked a good day to stay in and chill!
  • sends photo of crazy storm outside Yeah I’m definitely not just chilling over here!

TV & Movie Suggestions

  • Ooo what shows are you going to binge? I need recs!
  • Just chilling? Have you seen [insert show]?? You’d love it!

Conclusion

So next time you get the predictable “just chilling” message, put some creativity into your response! Flirt, make jokes, send silly memes – anything to switch up your reply from the mundane “nice” or “cool.” Use the 50+ examples I shared to spice up your next chat and maybe even turn a boring evening into an entertaining conversation that leads to weekend date plans! What’s your favorite way to respond to “just chilling” texts? Let me know in the comments!

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