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  • Gotta be careful with that Midwest goodbye...

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  • Timber Ridge
    Timber Ridge 9 days ago +24715

    People who live in places where leaving someone else's home isn't a low-stakes hostage negotiation must have so much more free time

    • Ollie Foxx
      Ollie Foxx 17 hours ago +1

      @TheBigBenji Never heard of an Irish goodbye but I'm using it from now on.

    • OminousSkull
      OminousSkull Day ago

      Sadly we really don't and mildly get annoyed by it -from a Minnesotan

    • Nope :P
      Nope :P Day ago

      @Bman as a fellow floridian its true

    • Pikaruz44 ً
      Pikaruz44 ً 2 days ago

      I like your profile picture

    • Beep Boop
      Beep Boop 2 days ago

      I'm Scandinavian. We definetly have a lot of free time lmao (we are all introverted)

  • A Mystic Mind
    A Mystic Mind 8 days ago +2945

    I live in the Midwest and the Midwest goodbye is 100% real and not exaggerated. I got a ride home once from a coworker. I went to school with her son and she was an awesome lady. She sat in my drive way and talked for almost 4 hours while it was super cold and snowing super heavy. I probably said, "well, I'm going to go inside. See you at work tomorrow" 20-30 times

    • crayzk
      crayzk Day ago

      @TheNamesJohny same I thought this was just an annoying thing people did everywhere 🤣

    • AnonymousoofOG
      AnonymousoofOG 2 days ago

      My stepdad just told me that my mom's entire family does this lmao

    • Branden Schnieder
      Branden Schnieder 2 days ago

      @TheNamesJohny same just thought it was a fact of life lmao

    • samyty
      samyty 3 days ago +2

      Probably happens in other cultures.. cus it’s def how my parents and chinese friends say gbye

    • TheUnholyOne
      TheUnholyOne 4 days ago

      After the 3rd time I would've just gone inside.

  • OPAARTIST
    OPAARTIST 8 days ago +3696

    My aunt hid in her hedges for ten minutes because her neighbor came outside while she was checking the mail and didn't want to sucked into an hours long conversation with her.

    • obrecht72
      obrecht72 2 days ago

      Pro move right there. You gotta do what you gotta do.

    • OPAARTIST
      OPAARTIST 5 days ago

      @DiPPY sadly she is married, but if that ever changes I'll let ya know.

    • GG undercover
      GG undercover 5 days ago

      @demon teeth let's normalize being rude in this situation then. Because we all have someone we don't want to talk to. And nit every time.

    • GG undercover
      GG undercover 5 days ago +1

      @HurricaneSZN tbh I know some ppl who don't take the hint. I just start walking to leave while repeating I have things to do and ttyl. Even if they think I'm rude it's a net win for me if they stop talking to me in the future . I dont need to please them. I'm very much a people pleaser but I'm getting over that because it's draining

    • GG undercover
      GG undercover 5 days ago

      @CW MD fuck that. People should respect if you have things to do. It's your life. You will be seen as rude at some point so don't get hung up on that.

  • •Wrath•
    •Wrath• 9 days ago +2908

    as someone from the midwest: i’ve genuinely watched this happen before. i ended up sitting in their living room for 7 hours while my dad and this random guy started doing his siding for some reason. wisconsin is weird.

    • Alli Erickson
      Alli Erickson Day ago

      @Anonymous Potato🎃 We were literally taught the regions of the U.S. in school.

    • Alli Erickson
      Alli Erickson Day ago

      @Anonymous Potato🎃 I know Wisconsin is Midwest, lol.

    • Fabian Shedenhelm
      Fabian Shedenhelm 2 days ago

      @In Di Go I'm a trans man I do big heavy lifting tasks with my dad.

    • Maddog Madison
      Maddog Madison 2 days ago

      @Anonymous Potato🎃 some people just consider it part of the Midwest dude, that’s all I said.

    • Anonymous Potato🎃
      Anonymous Potato🎃 2 days ago

      @Maddog Madison in what part of the world is Wisconsin the west

  • Elizabeth Hornak
    Elizabeth Hornak 8 days ago +34

    Living in the Midwest my whole life, you don’t know how many times we stayed for 2 hours after saying goodbye.

    • Elizabeth Hornak
      Elizabeth Hornak 8 days ago +3

      @austin veno spot on my friend. Sometimes if your lucky you can sleep over.

    • austin veno
      austin veno 8 days ago +1

      And you were ready to go 3 hours before you said goodbye. But what's his name started a story, which reminded you of a story, and you were both pretty thirsty after all that story telling, so you had another beer, which led to another story.

  • Roanemity
    Roanemity 9 days ago +13075

    I’m quickly learning from your videos that the Midwest seems to embody the phrase: “Kill em’ with kindness”

    • Reno47
      Reno47 Day ago

      Yea… It’s a battle over who can be the kindest without giving off an ounce of annoyance. It’s a civil war over here… Help

    • The UwU
      The UwU 2 days ago

      Ope ain't that true 😂

    • Joe Sapp
      Joe Sapp 3 days ago

      Well I spose

    • Alysha Socie
      Alysha Socie 3 days ago

      @Al Woods Lol 😂

    • Max Harz
      Max Harz 3 days ago +1

      Its mostly true we still have assholes but most of the stuff in the videos are true

  • Ninja Sushi
    Ninja Sushi 8 days ago +3405

    If you walk someone out to their car as they're leaving and initiate another conversation, you might be from the Midwest.

    • Dueling Dexperts
      Dueling Dexperts 2 days ago

      Literally every interaction in the south is like this as well.

    • Kiana Jade
      Kiana Jade 3 days ago +2

      Or the south lmao

    • Heather Crass
      Heather Crass 3 days ago

      Every time! If they don’t chase you to your car you are left wondering, “geez, do they even like me?”

    • 🦔my only thoughts are microwave sounds🦔
      🦔my only thoughts are microwave sounds🦔 3 days ago +1

      My mom used to do this with her friend all the time and one time I was in the car and it slid down the hill and I was in the middle of the road for like 2 minutes

    • ThePeople Podcast
      ThePeople Podcast 4 days ago +3

      Ahh fuck. I thought that was good manners

  • ZchryPlys
    ZchryPlys 8 days ago +2965

    I have a friend like this. Its seriously impossible to leave his house and hes such a kind guy. The last part made me think of him. He’s the guy who calls you when your on the way to a group setting and helps you find a parking spot lol.

    • DaAdult
      DaAdult 5 days ago

      @ZchryPlys also from chicago more out in the suburbs but yeah

    • Violet Joy
      Violet Joy 5 days ago +2

      @ZchryPlys Awwww. If I could, I would. 🙂

    • 🎗CallMeAspen🎗
      🎗CallMeAspen🎗 6 days ago +1

      @Stephanie Meekins Thank you, K was too scared to research it because it just sounds weird but that makes more sense, thank you

    • Stephanie Meekins
      Stephanie Meekins 6 days ago +5

      @🎗CallMeAspen🎗 Chicagoland is just the area around Chicago it's literally said Chicago-land

    • 🎗CallMeAspen🎗
      🎗CallMeAspen🎗 6 days ago +3

      As a British person, I am very confused and Chocagoland sounds as fake as my personality, the fact I know its a place though is scary.

  • Eman19O
    Eman19O 8 days ago +2335

    We need a Midwest goodbye vs a Southern goodbye face off

    • RiverSong
      RiverSong 3 days ago

      @Oliver Pike Yep!

    • Shroomy :D
      Shroomy :D 4 days ago

      @Divine Light usually a:
      “Haha I gotta get going!”

      “Alright!”

      “Wait was that ”
      Or
      “Alright see ya around”

      “Yep.”
      “Wait is that a new grill?”

      Based off my personal experience

    • Spencer Geerlings
      Spencer Geerlings 4 days ago +3

      When we have thanksgiving at my grandfather’s place in bama, I usually try to leave around 8pm.
      After we’ve shaken hands and said goodbye a few times, I’m out by 2 am.

    • The_Dirty_ South
      The_Dirty_ South 4 days ago +1

      Hell yea😂

    • kiyoraka
      kiyoraka 5 days ago

      @Divine Light it varies how deep into the south you are
      if youre on a half of a state bordering the north or the midwest then its what people are describing here
      if youre in the extra deep south (austin, tx to atlantic coast and below) then its somewhat normal, you can just say bye, thank you and you leave

  • Paul Hare
    Paul Hare 8 days ago +263

    I called 911 once because I saw Santa floating face down in a flooded river. It was a late winter thaw, high water and an inflatable Santa found its way into the river. It looked real enough that I was grabbing ropes out of the trunk hoping to rescue him. I called attempting to save a poor rescue squad the trouble of attempting a deep woods, high water retrieval. It was a long conversation. 20 years later, I met a 911 operator from the same area, she said that they still told the story of my call.

    • Tom Caniff
      Tom Caniff 3 days ago +4

      @AspieEnby upon a second read I now fully understand

    • AspieEnby
      AspieEnby 4 days ago +6

      @Tom Caniff It sounds like he did know, and wanted to get the inflatable out so that someone in a helicopter doing flood rescue didn’t waste time and effort doing the same thing.

    • Tom Caniff
      Tom Caniff 4 days ago +11

      Oh you poor innocent fool, there was just no way you could've known.
      Yah I feel like that stuff happens alot

    • DiPPY
      DiPPY 5 days ago +31

      20 years later! Damn by now you're a legend! Nah more like urban legend! 🤣
      I'm just imagining senior operators telling stories of you to each and every new operators. What a laugh they must have every time 🤣.

    • Edmund Manuel
      Edmund Manuel 6 days ago +30

      Oh that's hilarious. How long did it take for you to realize it was an inflatable decoration?

  • noobpro 97
    noobpro 97 9 days ago +2580

    A real midweserner just takes the half a beer and leftover with them for the ride.

  • K K
    K K 8 days ago +3454

    Midwest etiquette decrees that you deny the request of taking left-overs at least 3 times before accepting said gift of left-overs. Unless it's a hotdish.

    • Skedlmennneddennedneneemd
      Skedlmennneddennedneneemd Day ago

      @「 Deadpoppin 」 🍇

    • Im Opid
      Im Opid 3 days ago

      @Shannon Hensley I could never lmfao, eating the organ where the toxins and bad shit go to be filtered is the worst choice ever

    • Shannon Hensley
      Shannon Hensley 3 days ago

      @Im Opid the same way the rest of the world does.

    • Im Opid
      Im Opid 4 days ago

      @Yomom12388 how can you people eat liver 🤔 🤢

    • Marissa Taylor
      Marissa Taylor 4 days ago

      100% true

  • First Name Last Name
    First Name Last Name 8 days ago +684

    Sometimes "sure I can help you with that" turns into retiling a kitchen and doing drywall work in one afternoon. Best to just say no in the Midwest, because yes never ends.

    • Lief
      Lief 5 days ago +5

      My mom just leaves me in the car so she has a reason to leave faster. works like a charm 👍

    • Amanda Dixson
      Amanda Dixson 8 days ago +16

      I think my grandma is backwards. She always says no.... maybe because of this.😅

    • CHAOTICDUCKS.FROG1
      CHAOTICDUCKS.FROG1 8 days ago +8

      Yes I'm sad that this is what we have to do but its sad

  • rdnx_x
    rdnx_x 9 days ago +540

    Dude, honestly, this was the best skit I've ever seen to this day. And I am not even from Midwest.

  • A. Eckroth
    A. Eckroth 8 days ago +148

    I can't tell you how many times I've heard, "It's getting late, we have an extra bedroom. Why don'tcha just stay 'til morning?"

    • Cookie cracker2
      Cookie cracker2 3 days ago +1

      ​@Thaddea Thompson Actually that's south east. You guys are nice. North east is Penn, NY, Maine, Conn, ect.
      I'm not saying because you're from there you're bad, but it's common that if you go to new york or maryland or someplace like that, people do NOT care about you at all.

    • Thaddea Thompson
      Thaddea Thompson 3 days ago

      @Cookie cracker2 ok I'm literally from SC. We're kind but cautious.

    • Cookie cracker2
      Cookie cracker2 3 days ago

      @Thaddea Thompson because its normal. And apparently some people are able to care for others. Unlike the north east coast.

    • Gerardo
      Gerardo 3 days ago

      HAHAHA

    • Thaddea Thompson
      Thaddea Thompson 3 days ago +1

      How is this not creepy?

  • Dark
    Dark 9 days ago +348

    😂🤣😂🤣We lost another🤣🤣😂🤣

    • Josef Anon
      Josef Anon 7 days ago +1

      @Stephanie Jeanne
      damn, I had no clue, thanks for the info Steph

    • Tom With a top hat
      Tom With a top hat 8 days ago +1

      Ey bot

    • Stephanie Jeanne
      Stephanie Jeanne 8 days ago +4

      @Josef Anon Whoever they are, I've seen them on several channels now. They copy someone's comment and post it. If you scroll down you'll see the original. They copied mine on another channel. Just fyi.

    • Jaydencanoof
      Jaydencanoof 8 days ago +2

      @Josef Anon it’s a bot

    • Josef Anon
      Josef Anon 8 days ago

      you watch so many of the same channels as me, damn :)

  • simply doc__
    simply doc__ 9 days ago +294

    “What am I? A Cubs fan?” That was great.

  • Jeremy Peters
    Jeremy Peters 8 days ago +74

    Anyone not from the midwest: wow that seems crazy wtf no way

    Me a midwesterner: holy shit this exact thing happens everytime with out fail

  • W
    W 3 days ago +2

    Just want to say thank you for always bringing great content ❤️

  • Plethargic
    Plethargic 8 days ago +62

    Haha I feel this. Spent two hours at a Christmas party, then spent another two just being like "Welp we had better get going now" before being pulled into another conversation

  • Norah♡Fruitsnack
    Norah♡Fruitsnack 6 days ago +7

    Living in the Midwest is actually amazing. Especially as a little kid when your neighbors family would come over and they’d go through all the motions leaving us kids with more time to play.

  • Joe C
    Joe C 9 days ago +198

    Ah, so this is what goes through my dads brain every time he has to leave…

    • WhereCreaturesCollide
      WhereCreaturesCollide 8 days ago +8

      A midwestern dad who’s about to “get some milk” is just a guy who needs to go to the back yard

  • Daniel Miller
    Daniel Miller 8 days ago +8

    As a Wisconsin 911 operator I've 100% asked callers if they're "in a safe place 'er no."

  • Braxton Smalls
    Braxton Smalls 3 days ago

    The kind of self reflection it takes to create content like this for your own community is not easily done. Very entertaining, good work!

  • PomPommed
    PomPommed 5 days ago +5

    I’ve lived in the Midwest my whole life and I always thought this was completely normal until I went out west to see family and my grandparents got everyone out of their house in like ten minutes. It was baffling.

  • mirrorblue100
    mirrorblue100 8 days ago +140

    Yup - as kid leaving our gramma's house took about 45 minutes on average. She did bake the best dang sweet rolls...

    • yellow blue and green lines
      yellow blue and green lines 5 days ago

      @flajingadoinks you're cute.

    • Kuroka Gator
      Kuroka Gator 6 days ago

      @flajingadoinks you're cute

    • flajingadoinks
      flajingadoinks 6 days ago

      @Kuroka Gator shut up. Someone already made the joke. It's not funny any more.

    • Alfred the Cucumber
      Alfred the Cucumber 6 days ago +1

      Wow only 45 min? I've witnessed my family take 4 whole hours to get out the door. Usually takes around 2 tho

    • Kuroka Gator
      Kuroka Gator 6 days ago

      Let me guess, someone stole your sweet roll?

  • Nigel Seaton
    Nigel Seaton 8 days ago +45

    Charlie I freaking love your shorts. And also how the Mid West is very Canadian like.

    • moonlitee
      moonlitee 5 days ago +1

      @Natalie Havry Less cities, more community. That's the heart of it.

    • Natalie Havry
      Natalie Havry 7 days ago +1

      Yea for some reason being more up north makes us different from other regions??? It’s really funny how different we are from other people just because we have snow lol. And we both have Tim’s too!!! Maybe it’s because of that 😲

  • Buggybug09
    Buggybug09 2 days ago

    As someone who lives in the Midwest and has a Midwestern father, I must say this is probably the most accurate video I have ever seen.

  • Wisp Taps
    Wisp Taps 7 days ago +9

    This is how leaving any family gathering is for my family, we always end up staying 2 to 3 hours later than most cleaning up and doing whatever with the hosts until the beer runs out.

    • A Mystic Mind
      A Mystic Mind 6 days ago +1

      You take the first opening you see like half hour - hour after eating. No one wants to be rude and be the first, but dammit your day is gone if you don't. Haha

  • Son_Of_Pears
    Son_Of_Pears 5 days ago

    can we just appreciate that these shorts save everyone’s boredom everyday 💚

  • Son_Of_Pears
    Son_Of_Pears 5 days ago

    can we just appreciate that these shorts save everyone’s boredom everyday 💚

  • Stephanie Jeanne
    Stephanie Jeanne 9 days ago +22

    Hilarious! "Do not roll the window down!"😂

  • Spiffy
    Spiffy 7 days ago +2

    I’m a Cubs fan, but I still loved this, combine the Midwest goodbye with my Irish relatives and you can never leave

  • alex39082
    alex39082 3 days ago +1

    Lol “I slapped my knee, said welp I s’pose, and he just kept offering me beers!” 🤣😂 That’s pure gold.

  • Alchemix Inc. TM
    Alchemix Inc. TM 4 days ago

    As someone who's lived in the Midwest their whole life I can guarantee you this will happen if you to someone else's house. Just recently I was visiting a family friend and I basically couldn't leave without taking home a plate of food they made for me. Don't get me wrong they are good people but if you're an introvert who lives in the Midwest you know what I'm talking about.

  • Son_Of_Pears
    Son_Of_Pears 5 days ago

    can we just appreciate that these shorts save everyone’s boredom everyday 💚

  • Kathleen Feliciano
    Kathleen Feliciano 8 days ago +13

    The Ope merchandise has got me DED

  • Piston King Enterprises
    Piston King Enterprises 8 days ago +11

    I seriously can't think of a number for the amount of times I've heard "welp I suppose"

  • Felicia Buxton
    Felicia Buxton 3 days ago

    As a Midwesterner, this happens when you go to nonhouse places as well. When my friends and I go to the movies, we slowly form a large triangle while walking away from on another and still talking to each other until we're all on different sides of the parking lot. And if we ever park next to each other... we end up staying another couple of hours lol

  • Liz C
    Liz C 6 days ago

    Ya know that feeling when you laugh so hard you feel a little nauseated? Yeah, that's what Charlie does for me.

  • Stonedallday Jedi
    Stonedallday Jedi 6 days ago

    As someone from Connecticut I appreciate your educational videos of these long goodbyes. Here we either say bye while puting shoes on or just cancel the plans because we're either too tired, depressed, or broke.

  • Fire Fighter For Life
    Fire Fighter For Life 8 days ago +1

    This channel has taught me so much about a part of my own country I never knew existed and now I will have good knowledge if I ever travel west of Delaware. Great humor keep it up

  • Puppyslayer420
    Puppyslayer420 9 days ago +76

    Thats so sad. Whos gonna tell his mom i said hello? Who?

  • beastshawnee
    beastshawnee 4 days ago

    hilarious! My mother’s family would kidnap us after we were already in the car leaving. We kids would be buckled in and they would lean on the window and start an hour plus long conversation! One night after 3 hours of window talk they said”Well it’s so late -might as well come back in and spend the night.” So yeah-we did. It was a running joke that you had to distract them and kinda sneak out leave.

  • Mu Yueliang
    Mu Yueliang 5 days ago +2

    I'm from Wisconsin, and I 100% guarantee that if you say "hello" back to your neighbor instead of just waving, you may end up spending 20 minutes talking to them about how your siblings are or if you went up to the cabin to hunt recently.

  • Bo T
    Bo T 8 days ago +3

    😂😂😂 "Are you sure you're being kidnapped or is this just a Midwest goodbye?"

  • That Cat
    That Cat 3 days ago

    As someone that lives in the Midwest this is accurate and have been kidnapped several times.

  • Quantum Mystic Muse
    Quantum Mystic Muse 8 days ago +76

    You WILL accept that Beef Stroganoff... You will be okay; you're not a Cubs fan and you will see your wife and kids soon! Stay strong!!! ❤💪

  • Destiny
    Destiny 5 days ago

    As a Midwesterner, it’s definitely a Midwest goodbye. You can never leave. 😂

  • ᴄᴄ.ᴏʀᴘsᴇs
    ᴄᴄ.ᴏʀᴘsᴇs 4 days ago +1

    this is exactly what it’s like.
    You’ll be saying goodbye and walking out the door, leftovers in hand, and then you blink and it’s been 3 hours and your dad is replacing a garage door.

  • Lillian
    Lillian 7 days ago +1

    Gotta love when the conversation moves from the kitchen to outside the started car, then me in the car with the window down saying “Aw man I should probably get goin’”. It took me an hour and a half to leave (including in the car)

  • Jennifer Joseph
    Jennifer Joseph 6 days ago

    I grew up in the Midwest..this stuff is gospel and hilarious! As kids we knew there was at least seven more recipes, who wore what to the last pta meeting and how vans were better than mini vans to play before we actually left..lol good times!

  • YouTube
    YouTube 7 days ago +162

    so youre telling me the midwest doesn't want their company to leave?? ill be pushing them out the door 💀

    • piXie23
      piXie23 2 days ago

      @Ratul Deoun I second that..

    • breed9
      breed9 6 days ago

      Learn how to speak gay boiiiiiiii ♿️♿️♿️ seriously tho is TheXvid so closed off in their little bubble that they don’t even have contact or understanding with the Mid-West? Ha! Gayyyyy. Idk if you know, but sometimes that’s just gay of you, TheXvid. There’s no real reason to be ♿️♿️♿️ gayyyyyy.

    • Zac Murphy
      Zac Murphy 6 days ago

      Either that's not TheXvid or their PR reps have sub par grammar lol...

    • Liz C
      Liz C 6 days ago

      @Automatiic ... stay for dinner, then continue to stay for the marriage of your first born to theirs, as well as the subsequent birth of your first grandchild by that union, etc, etc...

    • Matthew Siegel
      Matthew Siegel 7 days ago +2

      Same way you pushed dislikes out the platform 🤡

  • Axel Miths
    Axel Miths 8 days ago +31

    As a Minnesota resident I can say that this is accurate

  • Redwood Rebelgirl
    Redwood Rebelgirl 8 days ago +9

    "What am I, a Cubs fan???" 🤣😂🤣

  • Kate -H🔥T - Girl - Vlog

    People who live in places where leaving someone else's home isn't a low-stakes hostage negotiation must have so much more free time

  • Mia 🤳 _ T[A]P Me!! To Have [S]EX With Me

    Dude, honestly, this was the best skit I've ever seen to this day. And I am not even from Midwest.

  • Dawn Norris
    Dawn Norris 7 days ago

    Dude, honestly, this was the best skit I've ever seen to this day. And I am not even from Midwest.

  • Grace🍆T[A]P Me!! To Have [S]EX💞 With Me

    Dude, honestly, this was the best skit I've ever seen to this day. And I am not even from Midwest.

  • [Juliya ]👈𝓕**СК МЕ - СНЕ𝓒𝓚 𝓜𝓨 Р𝓡0𝓕𝓘𝓛Е 💗

    People who live in places where leaving someone else's home isn't a low-stakes hostage negotiation must have so much more free time

  • Amanda 🥂T[A]P Me!! to Have [𝐒]𝐄𝐗 With 𝐌𝐞

    People who live in places where leaving someone else's home isn't a low-stakes hostage negotiation must have so much more free time

  • austin veno
    austin veno 8 days ago +2

    This happened to me last night. Went over to the neighbors for supper. Drank a case of beers and played cards until 1 AM. On a Tuesday.

  • Miguel Nava
    Miguel Nava 8 days ago

    These skits just keep getting better and better 🤣

  • Keef
    Keef 6 days ago

    "Are you sure you're being kidnapped or is it just a midwestern goodbye" that got me

  • CrimZon-Rush
    CrimZon-Rush 5 days ago

    Imagine being in a 911 call and hearing the operater go "We lost another one"😳

  • Magdalena Tanasic
    Magdalena Tanasic 5 days ago +3

    The part "Hey u want any leftovers?"
    "Whatever he says, DONT open the window!"
    Him: *opens window*
    Friend: Hey u got a flat tire there

  • moises rodriguez
    moises rodriguez 5 days ago

    I love when you say no to leftovers and then the person starts making you a dish and says are you sure?

  • Moop
    Moop 8 days ago +8

    I'm not from the Midwest, so when I give them the Irish goodbye (say nothing to anyone and walk out) they don't know what happened.

    • IYAAYAS
      IYAAYAS 6 days ago

      @Shannon Hensley Agreed. I think it's better to just find one person (mostly the host) to say goodbye to and tell that person, "I got plans and need to leave now. Have a good day." Then grit your teeth against any "30-120 minute" goodbye pleasantries and run. It also helps if you communicate your plan to run out at "X time" in advance and give 15 mins notice before that time so at least one member of that midwestern hangout can give a semi-proper goodbye before you really run. Then when the rest wonder where you went, the single person can tell anyone who asks that you had to run to be somewhere.

      Some offense may be taken but it's not as much as the disappearing act. Stereotypical Midwesterners will eventually notice that and take offense over the lack of a goodbye.

    • Shannon Hensley
      Shannon Hensley 6 days ago +1

      Yah if you do that chances are you'll be avoided. Its definitely taken as offence or that we offended you. At the very least you'll get the "we should hang again sometime" but never given a time.

    • IYAAYAS
      IYAAYAS 8 days ago +7

      As a midwesterner, I'd be looking for you wondering why you left without saying goodbye. Do you not like me anymore? Is everything ok at home? Was there an emergency? How can I help to make sure you're still ok? (I haven't lived there for 20 years and it's taken my New York husband to convince me, "It's ok, you don't need to get the last word in and a goodbye is just a goodbye. You can see your friend again later." I still get anxiety about just leaving so he has to be my crutch.)

  • kore ♡
    kore ♡ 5 days ago

    as someone in the midwest this is pretty damn true

  • Brad Pitt
    Brad Pitt 7 days ago

    So true! Leaving my grandma's is at least a half hour conversation sitting in the truck in the driveway talking through the window lol

  • Mistraplays
    Mistraplays 4 days ago

    This is pure hilarious me and my family enjoy your videos we get them quite a lot bc we from the Midwest.

  • YHWHIS GOD777
    YHWHIS GOD777 8 days ago +3

    I swear bro you’ll be out checkin ya mail at 2am and find someone just pulling up to their place and engage in a 3 hour long meaningful convo with someone you’ll never see again

  • OpiusTheLoser
    OpiusTheLoser 5 days ago

    The Ope hat really tops it's off. This happens with my mother whenever she sees someone she knows at the store, when she's on a phone call, even talking to random strangers! I live in Michigan but dear God does this feel so familiar, it's weird lol

  • Callum
    Callum 9 days ago +30

    The welp I ‘spose part is dead on

  • Liv Rose
    Liv Rose 4 days ago

    Coming from someone who lives in the Midwest, this is too accurate

  • Jon A.
    Jon A. 5 days ago

    Lol bro this is too real,
    "I slapped my knee, said, well I suppose... and he keeps offering me beers"

    That is almost the exact conversation I've had with my wife

  • Diamond Paint
    Diamond Paint 6 days ago

    Lowkey me with some of my friends who also have ADHD, takes several attempts to end the conversation cause we both keep getting distracted and going on tangents 😂

  • Brody Merrill
    Brody Merrill 3 days ago

    Thank goodness, I thought I was the only one held hostage by my sense of politeness.

  • Remnant
    Remnant 9 days ago +29

    Ope, I got shot!

    Just cauterize the wound until the ambulance gets there

    Okey-dokey

  • Torite Thoraiys
    Torite Thoraiys 3 days ago

    I love this reputation for us ngl.

    I've been out West and to Europe and kinda felt like unexpected amounts of people were really standoffish, mean, or downright rude!

    I met plenty of absolutely incredible people in those places as well but no where seems as slow and down to Earth as the Midwest!

  • Brandon Mees
    Brandon Mees 8 days ago +5

    I'm crying 🤣 I just moved away and this takes me back

  • Caki
    Caki 2 days ago

    My mom has mastered the art of escaping such situations quickly, I dread the day I must channel her in such situation

  • DeadKing Gaming
    DeadKing Gaming 2 days ago

    Very accurate. Went over to my friends house to stay over as a kid and ended up staying for 3

  • wanderingbufoon
    wanderingbufoon 3 days ago

    This happened to me before. A friend of mine needed to do something and wanted to let me know first. The goodbye ended up being 3 hrs long.

  • Variety_Pack
    Variety_Pack 5 days ago

    As a recovering Midwesterner, this is why my goodbyes are sometimes abrupt and brief, but other times I'm at your house until 4am. The urge is too much, sometimes I can't control my power.

  • Кирило Мудроха

    In Ukraine it's always sad when someone leaves your house. Trust me.

  • Hollow Hat
    Hollow Hat 8 days ago +3

    I want to visit the Midwest just to experience the real McCoy

  • TheCuteOne
    TheCuteOne 2 days ago

    I'm from Germany, and in my experience the conversation ends with a bye or like when it gets late like 6pm or even sooner, we also enjoy it just being silent and no one talking

  • gunshotZ
    gunshotZ 5 days ago

    I love this shorts, they make my day

  • Ht Lufc
    Ht Lufc 5 days ago

    Something very similar actually happened to me years ago in North of Scotland. What made it even weirder was, I slept with his gf just before they started going out. It was last time I was visiting but I wasn't sure he knew, until he told me at about 8am the following morning.
    I travelled up from England to see a friend for a week. I was at a new years eve party and everyone had either gone home or was in bed. When I wanted to leave and go back to my friends house, he wouldn't let me leave and kept offering me cocaine or alcohol each time I said I should be going. I finally managed to leave and that was after lunch time 😂

  • The StRyKer
    The StRyKer 2 days ago

    As a person from Missouri I can confirm this is accurate

  • SkillUnit
    SkillUnit 6 days ago

    I'm italian. I remember at a family gathering years ago, we were NEARLY OUT THE DOOR and our cousins came over to say bye. I kid you not the goodbye took an hour and a half... unreal

  • Donjo69
    Donjo69 8 days ago +2

    Admit it. You pronounce it “OPE-rator” when you read “operator” after watching this video.

  • Hobby Central
    Hobby Central 3 days ago +1

    As someone from Iowa, I have experienced this multiple times

  • Brigitte Schmidt

    I totally thought this was Canadian commentary until they said "clubs fan". Apparently I would feel very at home in the Midwest. Haha

  • zuygj bnsv
    zuygj bnsv 5 days ago

    Ah, so this is what goes through my dads brain every time he has to leave…

  • Why do usernames exist

    God the amount of times I've tried to leave me friends house but somehow get stuck in a conversation is amazing

  • JosiahTMG TheMasterGamer

    This guy is hilarious! 😂

  • xeamum ceo
    xeamum ceo 5 days ago

    As a midwestern I feel this situation

  • Adam Seubert
    Adam Seubert 7 days ago

    The "slap my knee and say whelp I spose" hit too hard! That's how I always leave...