30 Hilariously Creative Responses to Wrong Number Texts

Ah, the wrong number text. An awkward situation for all involved – but, with the right perspective, anything is an opportunity for humor. These screen caps of responses to wayward accidental texts are a triumph of imagination, forgiveness, and – dare we say it? True art. Sure, you could just ignore a text from a wrong number but where’s the fun in that. These people took their smartphone by the emoji keyboard and/or reverse camera, and crafted some of the best wrong number text responses ever.

What’s the best way to respond to a wrong number text? Rank your favorite replies below, from cleverly timed memes, to graceful pun usage, to outright trolling. Use these examples as inspiration for the next time you receive a booty call from some unsuspecting stranger who was given the wrong digits, probably on purpose. If there’s any doubt in your mind that these aren’t totally real, just remember what my grandmother always said: If it’s on the Internet, it must be true!

How do you handle it when someone sends you a text to the wrong number? Are you irritated, disappointed, or excited for the possibility of making a new friend? Has anyone ever sent you a response when you goofed up and sent a message meant for your tender lady to a total stranger?

Check out these shining examples of opportunistic folk making the best out of a strange situation, and vote for the funniest wrong number text responses that you wish you thought of. Don’t worry though, now you can use them in the future!

You Tell 'Em!

Perfect Response to the Shirtless 



Been There, Brah



Great Teamwork Here



Poor Dani



This IS a Cat!



Don’t Get So Down on Yourself!



He Calls it as He Sees It



More Than He Bargained For?



Ah, the Standing Spoon



A Boy, or a Grill?



Jehova Loves U



Towel Selfie



That’s… Not a Cat



Sexy Banana Lady



*Cue Applause*



I Wouldn’t Hate Getting This Text



The Reference Is Probably Lost on Her



Good Advice From a Stranger



Neither Jay Nor Ryan



U Mad?



Imitation Is the Most Sincere Form of Flattery?



F*cking Chris



Does Not Understand Memes



Now This Is Just Mean



THIS IS PATRICK!!!



Aaron Carter FTW



CRUEL JOKE



Maybe He Was Looking for the Sexy Banana Girl?



I Wonder If He Ever Found Out?






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