(Picture:: Getty/Twitter @zenuhhh)Parents aren’t known to be great texters. And it’s not something we begrudge them for (who wants to see their mum or dad use internet slang?)
But if you’re trying to have a deep chat with your old man virtually then you probably want him to be responsive.
One Twitter user, however, noticed that her dad was doing the bare minimum when it came to conversing via text message.
Zena, a 19-year-old Twitter user from Chicago, U.S, posted a picture of a chat with her father, blanking out her side of the conversation but showing his messages, all of which simply read ‘ok’.
Plenty of others replied to the tweet showing how their dads also preferred this simple note without or adding so much as an emoji.
But if the alternative is chatting on the phone then most of us would probably be quite happy to stick to ‘ok’ messages.
While most laughed and offered their own little anecdotes, some users pointed out that dads were probably only writing ok because it’s something they can type quickly.
The post has received 30,000 likes online with plenty of other stories, one which showed the exact same interaction between another dad and daughter over a course of time.
‘The only reason I would talk to my dad was when he was picking me up from school,’ they wrote, showing an exchange saying ‘here’ and ‘okay’ on a daily basis around the same time.
One person who merely said hi to their dad was also met with the same chill response.
Though it has to be said that some of the dads on the post might’ve been prepped to say ok out of context.
@zenuhhh Literally ignores me on BOTH apps im crying https://t.co/4f01zqQe3j— Imtisaal (@imtisaalxo) February 24, 2019
And it seems granddads aren’t exactly prolific texters either as one user showed how her grandpa replied to an image of a newborn in the family.
He too replied saying, you guessed it, ok.
@zenuhhh https://t.co/EzV2rVmyeQ— JewishMamba (@GoniHarNov) February 24, 2019
Here are a few more dads being dads:
@zenuhhh @imaannak https://t.co/R6UiXPfkCh— 🥤 (@ZainnnAK) February 24, 2019
@zenuhhh The best 😍😍 https://t.co/2gJS32tcQw— kenna (@MakennaLeonard) February 25, 2019
@zenuhhh I can actually relate ffs, sometimes he even airs me https://t.co/wisq0zajrU— Fidann (@Fidaannx) February 24, 2019
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