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eliseml14
10/19/13 9:49 am

I think yolo is actually a great concept, because it is true. However, its been blown out if proportion and into a hipster term and used out of context.

haryson24 georgia
10/19/13 4:48 am

My workplace adopted YOLO as their safety campaign. First of all I don't think they quite get what it means, and second I refuse to wear any of the shirts or supporting merchandise they offer.

opie99 left coast best coast
10/19/13 2:09 am

I only use YOLO as a way of poking fun at a friend of my hubs. I also use totes and jelly which I have been doing for YEARS.

DailyAtheist Religious polls
10/18/13 5:19 pm

After my cross country coach heard what YOLO ment he said the most inspirational thing anyone has every said "Go YOLO it up"

yesmaam socal
10/18/13 5:08 pm

I just want to say that I heard that YOLO is grammatically incorrect. It should be YLOO, if anything. You live only once, after all.

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bethanyq Ess Eff
10/18/13 5:24 pm

My inner grammar nerd adores that correct observation.

bethanyq Ess Eff
10/18/13 3:49 pm

You may only *live* once, but if I hear you use that phrase non-ironically, I wish upon you a hundred thousand deaths until you descend into the depths of hell reserved for the douchiest of douchecanoes.

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raywygo Pittsburgh
10/18/13 3:26 pm

True but stupid.

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1txteacher Dickinson Gator Swamp
10/18/13 3:03 pm

Kids used to say it all the time and I'd tell them their one was almost up!

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brookster Indiana
10/18/13 2:48 pm

I said stupid, even though I went through a phase when I said it ALL the time.

CarrieMarie Mad Science Crew
10/18/13 2:01 pm

It used to annoy me, but I think it's kind of funny now

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Praetorianus Fair enough.
10/18/13 1:45 pm

I don't believe in reincarnation, so I think it's simply true.

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Kay41 the Midwest
10/18/13 1:40 pm

I actually had a student write that in a paragraph for class. Not only is it annoying but It is NOT SPANISH! He just didn't get it.

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TiltonAllStarz Outside Ur Comfort Zone
10/18/13 1:20 pm

It's a fad saying.
Doesn't bother me.
I don't say it.

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MJSeals Esq.
10/18/13 1:03 pm

Why Tony...Why!

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Mike50
10/18/13 12:35 pm

I cant even say "you only live once" in a heated moment smh

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MaryMallory Mrs. Sherlock Holmes
10/18/13 12:30 pm

Stupid and funny. Funny as in, haha you should try using your brain some time.

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Br@ndon Your Soul
10/18/13 12:27 pm

Thank god the people who say that only live once. Wouldn't want them in a second life.

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EarlyBird Portland
10/18/13 12:12 pm

Thankfully people don't say it much around here.

Anarchy101 NAP
10/18/13 12:10 pm

You
Obviously
Lack
Originality

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inge MIA
10/18/13 12:10 pm

I work In Yolo county...it is spray painted everywhere. I want to beat my head in everytime I hear or see it.

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MrLucchese If curious, ask.
10/18/13 12:17 pm

No beating your pretty little head. :)

EarlyBird Portland
10/18/13 12:06 pm

You only live once :-/

Rainey 633 Stag Trail Road
10/18/13 12:02 pm

Sometimes the situation calls for me to say you only live once. I never say YOLO but it still bothers me

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Ghostreconss mars
10/18/13 12:01 pm

I use Yolo in dumb ways to make fun of people who use it. Example, I gotta tie my shoe YOLO!

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Arya8
10/18/13 12:01 pm

When someone says YOLO, I want to scream.

We went to myrtle beach, SC in June and someone wrote #yolo in the sand. Yes, even the hashtag. I died inside a little.

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Kris Humidity Central
10/18/13 11:56 am

You obviously love owls too?!?

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Rosebud Ohio
10/18/13 3:52 pm

Owls are awesome. I've got a creepy ass statue of one guarding my front door. The eyes are orange and practically glow in the right lighting. I rescued it from someone's trash in the dead of night last summer. My dad keeps trying to take it though...

Tony SOH Founder
10/18/13 11:55 am

Next up: "Totes jelly", as in "You're totes (totally) jelly (jealous) at my new selfie (photograph of myself, taken by myself, either by holding my phone at arm's length or by pointing it at a mirror)."

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cass95 Jesus 2022
10/18/13 11:56 am

You're ridiculous

Tony SOH Founder
10/18/13 11:57 am

Stop being totes jelly

JeremeFree California
10/18/13 12:04 pm

Hahahaha! Is that real?!? This just gave me a poll idea! :)

susanr Colorado
10/18/13 12:08 pm

You cray cray, Tony.

susanr Colorado
10/18/13 12:10 pm

I really dislike all of those. It sounds like baby talk to me. Infantalizing. And to hear an almost-adult or adult person using "jelly" for jealous just makes me want to scream.

I don't know what's wrong with me, that it irritates me so much.

Tony SOH Founder
10/18/13 12:10 pm

Susan - if we ever meet in person when I'm in Colorado (e.g. this December), you have to promise me that you'll say that on video.

susanr Colorado
10/18/13 12:12 pm

I can't even imagine saying it.

Where in Colorado?

susanr Colorado
10/18/13 12:13 pm

And you know I'm allergic to video. My tongue swells.

Tony SOH Founder
10/18/13 12:21 pm

Longmont, and a grotesquely swollen tongue would only make the Vine video even more epic. YOLO!

susanr Colorado
10/18/13 12:28 pm

So near, and yet so far (35-40 miles).

MaryMallory Mrs. Sherlock Holmes
10/18/13 12:32 pm

I have never heard that phrase actually used and I hope to God I never will.

cass95 Jesus 2022
10/18/13 11:54 am

Saying YOLO = getting punched in the throat

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presleyc5 tejas
10/18/13 11:51 am

The concept is good, the acronym is beyond stupid. Every time I hear someone say this, I think a little less of them.

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chickencookie Biden Crime Syndicate
10/18/13 11:50 am

Is that like a Ding Dong or Devil Dog :)

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Tony SOH Founder
10/18/13 11:56 am

that's what she said

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
10/18/13 11:58 am

I thought that was to me... I almost died. xD

Arya8
10/18/13 11:59 am

What would you do if you got banned, Mr L?!

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
10/18/13 12:00 pm

I would *literally* die. Literally.

FyndFyre Moon Base Alpha
10/18/13 12:01 pm

Haha, touché.

Arya8
10/18/13 12:02 pm

Literally?

GrandmaALiCE
10/18/13 12:09 pm

MrL, I really do hope you are joking.

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
10/18/13 12:12 pm

Maybe, maybe not. :)
I'd prefer not to find out.

Tony SOH Founder
10/18/13 12:12 pm

MrL - you're on the permanent "do-not-ban" list. You're smart, kind, generous, engaged, open, and just plain nice. I'd ban myself before banning you.

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
10/18/13 12:18 pm

Aweeeeeee :'D
That made my week. Thanks, Tony...
Wow, I actually teared up. Darn it...

MaryMallory Mrs. Sherlock Holmes
10/18/13 12:34 pm

This whole conversation is adorable *_*

FyndFyre Moon Base Alpha
10/18/13 1:14 pm

I did, but I hacked the SOH servers to get back on! Muahahahahaha!

GrandmaALiCE
10/18/13 1:32 pm

Brandon, nobody got banned. It was a joke by Tony..

Tony SOH Founder
10/18/13 1:46 pm

By the way, Fynd, congrats on winning the three-word-poll contest. Your account has been upgraded.

FyndFyre Moon Base Alpha
10/18/13 1:54 pm

Thanks, Tony! It's impossible to fit my gratitude into a single comment, or possibly even words!

polster2 US
10/18/13 11:45 am

The age results are interesting on this one.

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greeneyes616 RDH
10/18/13 11:48 am

Shocking. Definitely thought they would be the complete opposite

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
10/18/13 11:50 am

Huh... Interesting, indeed.

Arya8
10/18/13 11:59 am

My thought exactly! I expected under 21 to say funny.

JiveYoungKing The Banter Boy
10/18/13 11:45 am

So mind numbing. I hate yolo. I hate Drake. I probably like you less if you say yolo... I can't civilly explain my hatred for mainstream rap...

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Tony SOH Founder
10/18/13 12:25 pm

I can relate. I can't civilly explain my hatred for the sound that many people make while eating.

JiveYoungKing The Banter Boy
10/18/13 12:30 pm

Nono Smith... Nono.

And I chew gum really loud so I'll make it a point not to bring any Sunday :P

Jack14 Massachusetts
10/18/13 11:41 am

I prefer carpe diem.

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CallMeSmith The Tardis
10/18/13 11:43 am

I like Carpe Platipi.

CallMeSmith The Tardis
10/18/13 11:44 am

Also known as "Seize the Platapi"

Tony SOH Founder
10/18/13 12:05 pm

I'm interested to hear an analysis of the difference between the two. Go!

HayleyS looking up.
10/18/13 12:15 pm

Anytime I tell CDFL that I prefer carpe diem, he responds by saying that the day is just never enough.

CallMeSmith The Tardis
10/18/13 12:20 pm

But to seize the Platapi is to seize the impossible as the Platipi is such a wierd animal.

Jack14 Massachusetts
10/18/13 12:35 pm

Carpe diem sounds intelligent and YOLO makes you sound like an idiot.

CallMeSmith The Tardis
10/18/13 11:41 am

You only like Oreos

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CallMeSmith The Tardis
10/18/13 11:41 am

You only lack originality

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MrLucchese If curious, ask.
10/18/13 11:46 am

I'm pretty sure this violates your own question writing tips: w.showofhands.mobi/qterms.html :D
lol, just kidding... I just can't stand that acronym.