When someone calls you mid, it means they have an idea of your niche or crafts and they are trying to make you improve and get better to a certain standard that’s enabling for a lot of people appraisals or they envy what you do because you have discovered yourself or because they also can not do it.
There are 2 categories of people that can call you mid and ways you can respond when someone calls you mid.
Someone who calls you mid is someone who has direct access to leave a comment about what you do based on their perspective or thoughts.
Your reply can show if you’re interested in their comments or not, that’s why I wrote this article to show you 20 ways to respond when someone calls you mid.
20 Things To Say When Someone Calls You Mid
- This is not me in my prime
- I doubt if you truly believe in me
- Does this look like mid to you?
- Try me again and see
- I implore you to have an open mind
- You should commend the work done
- No one is perfect and you know
- What other way could I do it better?
- Thank you for being truthful
- Development is a process and I’d get better
- Take a closer look
- You are not qualified to judge
- You are too quick to judge
- Haha, you are the first to say this, it means you barely know what I’m capable of
- Are you jealous that I’m better than you?
- I know I’m getting better than I was
- Have you checked me out?
- Don’t be a hater
- You sound envious of me
- Your opinion doesn’t matter
This is not me in my prime
In this reply, you are reassuring the person who calls you mid that there’s a better side of you at what you do. It is also an indulging reply that makes the person want to keep up with her craft.
This is a good reply that you can give because when the person knows that he has not seen you in your prime, he will start to expect a lot from you and even hold you to a high standard. A reply like this will get the person pondering about what you can do.
I doubt if you truly believe in me
This reply clarifies the type of trust a person has in you and it defines the belief the person has towards your potential.
When you give this reply, it shows how you feel about the person not believing in you and addressing their insecurities about your future craft.
Next time he will take chances on you and choose to believe in you. This reply will go a long way to help.
Does this look like mid to you?
You can give this reply to someone who calls you mid because you are bold yourself and you are sure of your potential. This reply shows there is no doubt in your mind about what you do.
In this reply, you are sure no one does it better than you and you can prove it with previous works done and recognition made.
Try again and see
In this reply, you only want to convince the person with what you can do and not your words.
When you give this reply, you challenge them and make them check you out or check out your potential and in doing so you can prove to them that second time that the word mid has no association with you.
I implore you to have an open mind
You can give this reply because the person who calls you mid did not appreciate your craft from the perspective they were supposed to. When I say you should have an open mind I mean you should open your mind to the possibilities of new things.
When you are so closed minded you will not care who is what or what the person does, you will just be hell-bent on that belief. This reply enables them to take a closer look and see through your eyes.
You should commend the work done
Most people who critique your craft do not appreciate the amount of work done and time taken, they go straight to the point to call it mid.
You can give this reply so that the person knows it wasn’t an easy job done but it was a task that required a lot of commitment through time, strength, and finances.
No one is perfect and you know it
You give this reply because you are sure there is no perfect person and you did your best to create something.
This reply addresses that there’s no better work than that. There is room for growth and I believe that I will get better soon. No one is perfect, we only get better.
That person was not born perfect either, he must have had days when he was not as good as he is now. This is one thing that he needs to understand. If he understands this, it will give you room to even get better.
What other way could I do it better?
In this reply, you are open to suggestions, advice, and new techniques and you inquire because the person who calls you mid could be far better, widely known, or an experienced professional.
When you give this reply you show you want to learn and add more knowledge to what you already know, it shows you want to be better as a person or with your potential. It shows your interest towards improvement.
Thank you for being truthful
You may have doubts in mind about your craft or about anything that may require honest comments or suggestions.
You can give this reply after getting a truthful reply from someone who knows what you can do but calls your present and latest a mid.
This reply gives you a better idea about what everyone would think about you or your potential, so you want to improve on it.
Development is a process and I will get better
In this reply you let the person know that no matter what you present now, your best days are yet to come.
You correct the notion by letting the person know that consistency breeds development and development breeds a better version of you or your craft.
You also assure the person that you will get better and they may see no reason to call you mid in the future.
Take a closer look
You give this reply because the person doesn’t know what you can do and the person addresses you as mid. You make them check what you have done with a better understanding.
This reply makes the person not believe just what he sees on the outside, it makes them focus on you, therefore they see you as better and not mid. Perhaps the person will hold you to a high standard if he takes a closer look.
You are not qualified to judge
You should give this reply to remind a person that it takes a professional to judge. When you give this reply, you also clarify that the person doesn’t know what you’re capable of, so the person has no idea what is required to conclude you or your craft is mid.
Let him know that you prefer someone who is more qualified to judge you. You will not like a situation whereby someone who does not
You are too quick to comment
When a person calls you mid, you give this reply and it places an over-power on the person, telling them to be patient and not be quick to give comments.
A person who has very little idea about you or what you can do and calls you mid should be envious of you for their first in what they’ve seen about you and they call you mid to make them feel good, you give this reply to tell them to rethink their attitude towards you then patiently comment.
Haha, you are the first to say this, it means you barely know what I am capable of
This reply is to mock the person’s comment.
You give this reply because you are sure of your abilities and it has never been underestimated by people who are very familiar with what you do but when a person who barely knows your capabilities gives this comment, you can mock their comments by telling them this.
Are you jealous that I am better than you?
You can give this reply when you feel there’s a bit of tension or competition between you and the speaker.
One of the many reasons a person would call you mid is jealousy, they can be jealous because you do better than them and they want you to feel bad about yourself so they give unsolicited remarks.
You can give them this reply when you feel right about these instincts and you want to clear things up.
I know I am getting better than I was
This reply is to tell yourself and the person that you are not as you were and to also reassure yourself that you are getting better every time.
This reply enables you to look beyond the comment and look forward to and plan your development. You are only getting better and it is only a matter of time before you will be so good that you will not remember that someone once called you mid.
Have you checked me out
You can give this reply to a person who you’ve barely noticed engaging in your content, craft or art.
You want to know why a person makes such a statement even without trying to blend with your craft, you want to understand what the first impression made of the comments and you want to know if that person knows your capabilities.
This reply makes them feel the need to get answers that fit your questions.
Don’t be a hater
You can give this reply when you are sure the person has no reason to call you mid. You can tell the person not to be a hater because of the level of confidence you have in yourself or your craft concerning results.
This reply immediately let them know the problem is not you or your craft but the problem is them.
You sound envious of me
When you notice a bit of envy, without an acknowledgment and the person doesn’t know what you can do, you can give this reply to start the conversation of getting to know why they call you mid.
You can also give this reply to let the person know that there’s no problem with your craft except they are just envious for reasons best known to them.
Your opinion doesn’t matter
When you don’t care about anyone who doesn’t know you or your craft, you can give them this reply to put them in the place where you want them.
This reply is simply to make them know that whatever they think has no effect on you or what you do.
When someone calls you mid, it might be true or not but there is no reason to overthink things. As said earlier there are reasons why a person would make such statements.
You should only evaluate yourself and place yourself on value to know what reply best suits their comment depending on whether they know what you are capable of doing or not. You can choose to accept their word for it or tell yourself the truth.