15 of the Best Responses To “Ya Like Jazz”

“Ya like jazz” is an old meme from ‘the bee movie.’ It is, in fact, an overused meme that we hear everywhere and can be used on any occasion as an icebreaker or a cheesy pickup line. But what many people do not talk about is the best response to this reference.

As you probably already know, “Ya Like Jazz” could be labeled the pickup line of the century, being the famous words of Barry B. Benson.

In most situations, when someone asks you to try“ya like jazz?” they are trying to start a conversation because they’re into you. They think using the bee movie reference would establish a good foundation for a lighthearted conversation.

Your response will ultimately depend on your feelings about the remark/question. (it can be a huge turnoff, especially when the person doesn’t match the charisma, tone, and body language required to embody the famous phrase)

 “Ya like jazz?” is a conversation starter, a question, and also has its flirty undertone. The best response is to say, “Yes, I love jazz. And I must admit, this bee movie reference is just the buzz I needed to brighten up my day.” This response is casual and funny and implies you’re also into the person.

If the conversation is over text, you can reply with “bee mine honey” or send a meme or gif related to this expression.

But it doesn’t end there.

In the rest of this article, I’ll show you fifteen other ways you can respond to “ya like jazz?” to suit your mood, the context, and the setting while perfecting articulating what you intend to reply with.

15 Best Response To “Ya Like Jazz”

Best Response To “Ya Like Jazz”

“Bee mine, honey.”

In many situations, someone would ask, “ya like jazz?” when they want to advance at you. In this context, you can consider it a pickup line. And if it’s a move you’ve been anticipating, you’d want to respond with someone embracing. That’s where this response comes in,

Responding with “Bee Mine” is a play on words that implies you actually get the reference and you’re using it too. It is more effective when used over the text.

  • Hey, Ya like jazz
  • Hahaha. Bee mine, honey. A nice reference there.

“Jazz music is all about chemistry and improvisation.”

Sometimes, the person may ask, “ya like jazz” to see if you have an interest or preference for jazz music. So it may be that they don’t mean to imitate the famous meme. You would know the difference through their body language and matter–of–fact tone.

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In such a scenario, the best response would be to say, “Jazz music is all about chemistry and improvisation.”

It means you’re expressing your musical taste and sends the impression that you’re ready to listen to or discuss jazz together. 

  • Ya like jazz?
  • Jazz music is all about chemistry and improvisation. Of course,e I do. Why?

The response also has its flirty undertone. So if the person intended to make a pickup line with the question, this response still suffices.

“I love jazz just as much as I love a good flirtation”

The intent behind the statement “ya like jazz?” could be to break up the seriousness of a conversation.

In such a situation, you can reply with “I love jazz” to answer the question, and then add “as much as I love good flirtation” to imply that you catch the intent behind the question.

  • Ya like jazz
  • I love jazz just as much as I love a good flirtation
  • Ya like jazz
  • Oh, that’s a popular one. But yes, I love jazz as much as I love a good flirtation

“Yes, I love jazz. And I must admit, this bee movie reference is just the buzz I needed to brighten up my day.”

This is the most preferred reply that I give when people make advances on me with the famous “ya like jazz?” meme.

It works for most situations. Saying “I love jazz” answers the question, then the second part of the reply is to compliment the person for thinking of using that reference to lighten up the conversation.

  • Ya like jazz?
  • Yes, I love jazz. And I have to admit, this bee movie reference is just the buzz I needed to brighten up my day.
  • Oh really? Glad to hear. Do you live around here?

Best Response To “Ya Like Jazz”

“Jazz may have a special place in my heart.”

Another way to respond when someone tells you “ya like jazz?” is to say “Jazz may have a special place” it is a neutral reply and prompts the person to respond which will further help you catch the intent behind the question.

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But if you want to reciprocate the romantic approach, then you can add “but I have a feeling you’re quickly taking over as my favorite thing to listen to.”

  • Ya like jazz?
  • Jazz may have a special place in my heart but who wouldn’t be charmed by such a clever pickup line?

Best Response To “Ya Like Jazz”

“Why? Yes, I do love jazz! And I have to say, that’s a pretty clever pickup line you’ve got there.”

If you are impressed with the way the person embodied the charisma of the bee movie reference while throwing the punchline, there’s no harm in complimenting them for it. It also serves as a smart way to respond when you don’t know how to reply.

  • Ya like jazz.
  • Ah  ha, that’s a pretty clever pickup line there
  • Ya like jazz?
  • Why yes, I do love jazz! And I have to say, that’s a pretty clever pickup line you’ve got there.

“I’d prefer a more original approach. Let’s just talk about jazz, without the cheesy pickup line.”

If you don’t fancy the old meme, or feel turned off by the idea, you can express those thoughts as your response, grading it as ‘cheesy.’ The person would likely apologize or recoil.

  • Ya like jazz?
  • I’d prefer a more original approach. Let’s just talk about jazz, without the cheesy pickup line.

It means you do like jazz but would prefer an original line of discussion.

“You know how to make a girl/guy smile.”

“Ya like jazz” is expected to be said humorously. So if you find the person’s charisma funny while he or she asks the question, you can express that as a response.

  • Ya like jazz?
  • You know how to make a girl smile and this is shaping up to be a great conversation hahaha

“According to all known laws of aviation”

“According to all known laws of aviation” is a smart way to respond to the famous “ya like jazz” pickup line, especially if you want to show that you’re also aware of the reference in detail. 

This response is an excerpt from the bee movie just like the ‘ya like jazz’ and somehow, it sits well as a response to the punchline

  • Ya like jazz?
  • According to all known laws of aviation

Though, it doesn’t end there. The full sentence is “ according to all known laws of aviation, there is no explanation to how a bee can fly with those tiny wings and large body

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“You mean, a honey of a genre?”

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a honey of a genre” is another creative way to respond when you want to show that you’re equally familiar with the reference from which the punchline was made. 

It establishes that you and the person have similar interests and then a lighthearted conversation can go on from there.

  • Ya like jazz?
  • Do you mean, a honey of a genre? Hahaha That’s a popular one there. How are you doing?

“I understand that you’re trying to be playful, but I’d prefer if we didn’t rely on overused memes”

This is one of the best ways to politely turn down the person asking you “ya like jazz” especially when you know the person had said the famous punchline to make advances on you. 

It is the best way to respond if you’re not into the person or the setting does not permit you to be playful at that moment.

  • Ya like jazz?
  • Look, I understand that you’re trying to be playful, but I’d prefer if we didn’t rely on overused memes

Best Response To “Ya Like Jazz”

In a nutshell

In the context of a pickup line or an ice breaker, the statement “ya like jazz” is meant to be a playful and lighthearted way to start a conversation and gauge the other person’s interests.

The reference to the bee movie meme is meant to be a clever and unique way to catch the other person’s attention and establish a common ground for discussion.

When someone uses this meme on you, and you are also willing to start a conversation, you can say something like “Yes, I love jazz. And I have to admit, this bee movie reference is just the buzz I needed to brighten up my day.”

But if you are already attracted and have been waiting for the person to make that first move and break the ice, you can reply with “bee mine honey.”

It shows that you caught the idea behind the reference and you want to take things a notch higher, quickly, to create a connection based on shared interests with the person.

 

 

 

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