Casually Explained: Breaking The Ice

  • Published on Nov 1, 2016
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  • Isaac Oviedo
    Isaac Oviedo 5 days ago

    The whole reason I'm watching this video is because I just got asked out by a girl for the first time ever just today. And seeing as I'm already doing research on dating advice 10 minutes after she asked me, I can confidently say that I'm in trouble but extremely fcking lucky. Don't know how this happened but m spr prd rf mooself

  • A Russian Spy
    A Russian Spy 10 days ago

    Your accuracy scares me

  • fl4shy
    fl4shy 12 days ago

    shut the fuck up :(

  • Kanika Haggins
    Kanika Haggins 13 days ago +1

    I was looking at the screen when he said puppy so when I looked up and saw an adorable puppy 🐶 I paused just to look at him! 😍😍😍

  • Zun
    Zun 14 days ago

    I’ve been asked our by more gay guys than girls.

  • Makma Maam
    Makma Maam 14 days ago


  • Jeffrey Herring
    Jeffrey Herring 16 days ago

    That suicide joke was 11/10

  • Tai Ketchum
    Tai Ketchum 19 days ago +1

    sad times

  • Box
    Box 20 days ago

    if your approached by someone are they into you well you really cant tell because they may just be selling cookies in this bar

  • OmegaPyron
    OmegaPyron 20 days ago

    I've actually been approached by about 0 girls and 5+ gay dudes over the years. Yeah...this is fucking bullshit.

  • KreaTiefpunkt
    KreaTiefpunkt 20 days ago

    I'm on a good way of finishing my engineering degree without any female contact.
    If that doesn't make it in my CV, what will?

  • Interdimensional
    Interdimensional 23 days ago +1

    I've only ever tried coming up to a girl a handful of times, it never works out. And it takes all the brain cells in me to say "Hey, excuse me. I thought you were cute and was wondering if I could get your number", while being able to say it right or without stuttering. Well, I'm a desperate guy, so about a year ago I went with my friend to the downtown strip, and I was dying to get a number. Sadly, there wasn't a single girl by herself, they were all in groups. So in order to force myself to grow the balls to go up to a group, my friend bet me $250 if I could do it. You know damn right I'm not losing that much money. So I challenged myself, and went up to a group of FIVE girls. Keep in mind, I've only ever came up to one girl, and already shat myself. This wasn't two, or three, but five. So you can pretty much guess, I'm a 21 year old healthy male that basically ended up getting a stroke. As I came up to them, I could only look at one, and my vision tunnelled. And so I (st)uttered... "H-h-hey, I thought you cure, wasring number?" And she was like, "what..? o_O?". And at that point I just wanted to teleport onto a different planet and get far away from that embarrassing god-forbidden failure. Sadly... I listened to my instincts. I just said to myself "fuck it, I get to keep my money", so.... I ran away from them. Yup, that still makes my skin crawl to this day. And they probably thought I was some weirdo tweaking out that night. Sigh. I'm just tired of being alone :'(...

  • John Davies
    John Davies 24 days ago +1

    "it's better than not doing anything and regretting it" well said mate.

  • The left upright at soldier field

    Gay guys: 0
    Girls: 0
    At least one of these is going to stay that way. I still have a year to go before college and I want to do something related to engineering

  • Living Your Beast Life

    You are so funny. I’m immediately addicted

  • Tyler Rumpler
    Tyler Rumpler 27 days ago

    That was some real shit u just said at the end

  • Nightcore Master
    Nightcore Master 29 days ago

    Tou sound like You Suck at Cooking

  • gabriel giovani
    gabriel giovani Month ago

    I fell like the "get courageous" that everyone fucking one says is misleading
    Ok, talking to a girl, getting laid, etc is nice and cool but who we learn about in histories books is not because they got laid many times
    They got the courage to make something, whatever it is, get the courage and do it, be it alone or not
    It might be expensive, frustrating, infuriating
    Get a plan, and do it

  • BradensLife
    BradensLife Month ago

    You can tell he’s a yogscast fan cause he’s eating a jaffacake in the cookie bit

  • Samantha Cross
    Samantha Cross Month ago +2

    People pretend all the time to avoid awkward situations. You can use this to your advantage. Just pretend you remember them from high school, ask how her family is. They will ALWAYS pretend to remember you too, even though you actually went to high school 500 miles away.

    • howard baxter
      howard baxter Month ago

      Do that, and then when they are finished talking just go, “Oh, never mind, I don’t remember you”, and then walk away 😉. Leave them confused af.

  • Huseyin Akturk
    Huseyin Akturk Month ago +1

    03:01 ur mum???

  • sphincter blaster
    sphincter blaster Month ago

    I might try pretending to be gay, getting into the circle of friends, and then changing my sexuality to bisexual and see how it goes what do U guys reckon

  • Alex Smith
    Alex Smith Month ago

    You break the ice by hitting them with the classic,”you remind me of Steve from blue’s clues cause you dumby thicc”

  • Shalom Divala
    Shalom Divala Month ago +1

    Using this video to break the ice with my crush

  • Crayo Gaming Channel

    If I could get on the scoreboard in anyway, that’d be nice.

  • Ryan Johnson
    Ryan Johnson Month ago +3

    "Your mom" was crossed off his lay list 😂😂😂

  • Vivek Vishwanath
    Vivek Vishwanath Month ago +2

    Him in a women's studies class playing with legos has me rolling

  • Thabo el Felicidad
    Thabo el Felicidad Month ago +3

    “You never get approached by girls unless they are selling cookies” lol😂😂😂😂🤣 nice one 👍

  • nicole raffel
    nicole raffel Month ago

    aweee this video is cute.... you can do it just go ask a girl out, if she says no...her loss!

  • Taco_Man
    Taco_Man Month ago

    Not a polar bear.

  • Roky
    Roky Month ago

    I approached to a girl, she told me if I wanted her number and then she never replied back. Good shit

  • Vg Bb
    Vg Bb Month ago +1

    wow, this is so relatable. I'm in love with my twin sister's best friend and don't know what to do. If I ask her out and she says no it's going to be so awkward because she comes over all the time. I think she has given me some signs that she likes me, but I'm so bad at picking up signs. So I'm not sure...

  • theGenericEric
    theGenericEric Month ago

    Dude I remember in 2nd Grade there was a girl sitting next to me. She was writing something and I saw a YES and a NO. Then she sneakily put it in my bag. So I was like Oh Shit! I need to throw this to the grabage bin. So yeah, no YES or NO letters anymore.

  • Shane Burke
    Shane Burke Month ago

    Hahaha the rope joke had me laughing out loud

  • Kupono Bueltmann
    Kupono Bueltmann Month ago

    I watched a vid about getting a gf

  • LimpossibleProductionz

    Lay list: *has Gal Gadot*
    Me: Same

  • James Fyne
    James Fyne Month ago +2

    "Just sit tight and wait for the alcohol to give you a personality"

    So sad, yet true 😂😭

  • Ole Rasmussen
    Ole Rasmussen Month ago

    I'm new here, just watched 3 of these videos, they're pretty funny, and I think he really likes Natalie Dromer.

  • blah blah blah
    blah blah blah Month ago

    so.. he fucked your mom with a paper bag on his head 3:01

  • Miguel Gaytan
    Miguel Gaytan Month ago

    3 girls 5 guys *player 1 has switch teams

  • Bombdasher
    Bombdasher 2 months ago

    I like to play dumb infront of girls... That way she thinks she's smarter than me and start to open up cause she feels comfortable knowing that I wouldn't " judge" her. That way I get closer to her and act alittle more normal everytime we meet. and eventully, we GUCCI

  • Sadnan Sanim30
    Sadnan Sanim30 2 months ago

    the last part is true, been talking to a girl i really like but i cant ask her out, mainly because of my fucking ALEVEL Exams

  • Mr.Charles
    Mr.Charles 2 months ago

    Your just mad cause gay guys like me! Lol

    BEAST X 2 months ago

    I dont have girls approach me, even with a puppy :(

  • russian bot
    russian bot 2 months ago

    In my case I lose all fear once I even remember the last time I got drunk I was talking about hentai to my crush and the weird part is that she didn't knew what was hentai and then I told her and said that bocu no pico is what she should try first, and even weirder is that in the next day she showed interest in me.

  • So l
    So l 2 months ago

    Nice description

  • RCoverC
    RCoverC 2 months ago +1

    I just got 2:14 omfg james

  • Boslatine
    Boslatine 2 months ago

    Being asked out by as many gay guys as girls, which is zero. Right in the feels

  • Kaleb Bruwer
    Kaleb Bruwer 2 months ago

    Get a puppy and you will have a month or two window where it will be really easy to pick up girls. I now run the largest dog shelter on the continent.

  • Kevin Fuk The Token Evil Teammate

    I'd rather be left alone, because nowadays we have too many shallow people everywhere.

  • cheeseburger
    cheeseburger 2 months ago


  • FallenCookie
    FallenCookie 2 months ago

    And you can avoid everything by NOT GOING OUT

  • Awesome Sauce!
    Awesome Sauce! 2 months ago

    Don’t be a beta male 💪

  • Watery abyss 7768
    Watery abyss 7768 2 months ago

    Can’t get lower then rock bottom!

  • Kahlil Cockrell
    Kahlil Cockrell 2 months ago

    You would Kill it at stand-up comedy

  • James Sinn
    James Sinn 2 months ago

    2:55 As a gay guy and a fellow James, I would ask you out. Just let me down easy, I have crippling anxiety 😘

  • RaimaNd
    RaimaNd 2 months ago +5

    My dad said to me sometime in the past: "Boy no women will knock on your door, you've to go outside, meet some girls on parties and stuff."
    Me, few time later: My actual girlfriend addet me on steam - which is basically knocking on my door - , we played together and after some time we came together and it's the dreamwomen and we probably marry soon.
    So. Fuck you dad. You were wrong. :D

  • Petya Pen
    Petya Pen 2 months ago

    This man is not joking around with his jokes.

  • Prudvi Kamtam
    Prudvi Kamtam 2 months ago

    I actually confronted a girl. She was kinda impressed with bravery but she said she doesn't talk or chat with strangers or doesn't want to do it intentionally

  • Pszczelarze
    Pszczelarze 2 months ago

    I got rejected once, then i rejected someone, then i rejected someone, then i...

  • Marek Znikąd
    Marek Znikąd 3 months ago

    *sad times*

  • zounoa a
    zounoa a 3 months ago

    Some parts of this video are too deep to be in this video

  • KiWi Cat
    KiWi Cat 3 months ago

    I'm gonna die alone

  • my dick fell off
    my dick fell off 3 months ago

    just say this : "It's been a while, I know I shouldn't have kept you waiting, but I'm here now..."

  • Pirate Modz
    Pirate Modz 3 months ago

    If I like a girl..... I tell myself..... Let's be real.... There is no way she likes you. 🙃

  • Hardil Takhar
    Hardil Takhar 3 months ago

    So uh, I’ve only ever been in relationships where the girl has asked me out or something like that, still don’t have the confidence to go and break the ice with anyone I like though

  • Sophia Qiu
    Sophia Qiu 3 months ago


  • Jeppe Tørnblad
    Jeppe Tørnblad 3 months ago

    I think that Nothing usually happens if you dont overcome your fear of for example talking to your crush and take risks by for example talking with your crush,

  • Kaleb Bruwer
    Kaleb Bruwer 3 months ago

    0:33 The left one?

  • Nick G.
    Nick G. 3 months ago

    My go-to icebreaker is an ice saw. Nothing -cuts- breaks ice betting than an ice saw.

  • Keep Calm And Atoz
    Keep Calm And Atoz 3 months ago

    This dude must be macking babes in the second. This guy dont know the game.. HE IS THE GAME

  • my first crappy video Billy

    I get asked out by gay guys all the time. And the cute girls are usually weird but I cut them a break because they might have sex with me.

  • Cappy
    Cappy 3 months ago

    I love how it always seems like you're gonna give away a message but you don't XD

  • steverico
    steverico 3 months ago

    Fuck off I claimed Natalie second season of Gay of Thrones

  • Tyler Davis
    Tyler Davis 3 months ago

    This dude if god damn hilarious

  • Eli
    Eli 3 months ago

    "You probably won't catch a response the first time because you forgot to breathe and might be having an aneurysm."
    I've never laughed so hard in my entire life.

  • Vendetta
    Vendetta 3 months ago

    He's telling it how it is

  • J Squad Vlogs
    J Squad Vlogs 3 months ago

    All I got from this was to buy a puppy

  • Jared Foster
    Jared Foster 3 months ago

    The best icebreaker I ever heard a girl asked me at a bar "whats the worst thing youve ever done". To this day im not sure if she was an idiot or an officer of the law but its now my go to because its hilarious.

  • Тимур Маз
    Тимур Маз 3 months ago

    3:00 Your Mom

    BROWNIEFIER 4 months ago

    3:02 you're welcome

  • Stephanie Joanna
    Stephanie Joanna 4 months ago

    I asked a guy for his phone number. He gave it to me a week later.

  • how_yall doin
    how_yall doin 4 months ago

    You gotta do a crossover with Sam onellas academy

  • YO!
    YO! 4 months ago

    I love watching your "casually explained"-videos and crying at the same time

  • Lord Bean
    Lord Bean 4 months ago

    Don’t worry about me ego it already broke

  • Daniel LaRosse
    Daniel LaRosse 4 months ago

    Who is the first guy at 0:05 ?

  • Maximus Aurelio
    Maximus Aurelio 4 months ago +1

    S A M E

  • Geno Geno
    Geno Geno 4 months ago

    My go to: Just don't give a damn shit be chill af😂

  • StrangeProfile
    StrangeProfile 4 months ago

    That fucking squirrel

  • Abel Soto
    Abel Soto 4 months ago


  • **
    ** 4 months ago

    Is it a good idea to send this to someone as an icebreaker? Yes, I’m serious 🧐😬

  • SamiYoGames
    SamiYoGames 5 months ago +1

    2:13 Logan Paul would like to know your location

    MENTALITY 89 5 months ago

    cudnt put info

    MENTALITY 89 5 months ago

    dnt knw shud trust

    MENTALITY 89 5 months ago

    tryin not get scam

  • Hell Smoke
    Hell Smoke 5 months ago

    Is engineering worth it? Thought about taking it

  • X-01 Unknown
    X-01 Unknown 5 months ago

    There is a big contradiction in this video and I want to offer some wisdom so that Casually Explained’s 1.9 mill subscribers don’t get stuck acting out this self defeating and absolutely misinformed cycle. Guys especially, listen up. He asks “what would a not weird person do?”. A non-weird person would act normal. Normal means exactly the same things as regular, ordinary, typical, average, standard and unexceptional. The opposite of normal is unique. This should be common knowledge to all native English speakers. Now the contradiction comes when he suggests that you “sit right and wait for the alcohol to give you a personality.”. If you were weird then you already had one. Let me ask you all, since when has getting drunk ever made you significantly better at anything? Sure you might be having more fun at the bar if you’re drunk, but it’s only because your perception and judgement are inhibited become more like a disability. You thought you danced like Michael Jackson that night, but your dancing really looked like an opossum as it gets squished beneath a tire. You thought you sang karaoke like Robert Plant but you really sounded like a nail was driven through your shoe on every line. You shouldn’t avoid having fun and doing your own thing no matter what it looks like to others, you may even have made their night with laughter. That’s always a win! But getting tipsy or drunk is only boosting your fun meter while reducing your ability to do anything else above the skill level of sitting, “walking” and breathing, and even those can be failed once you’ve taken enough time to “get a personality”. He is essentially suggesting you drink until you forget yourself and that absence should be replaced with someone who is loud and fake. Assuming you actually do like this girl at the bar or club, then you want her to show interest in you so you can ask her out. If she says yes, what happens when the time comes to go o that date and you aren’t the “personality” that she agreed to go out with? Get drunk again? What about the second date? Get drunk again so she will never know who you are or what you’re like? You surprisingly fall in love and want to be with her forever and you must drink to be the mask that you made. Congratulations, you’ve become a full fledged alcoholic who will die early of liver failure.
    The word “weird” in this video should be substituted with “creepy” since the examples he gave represent that well. Being weird makes you unique, being unique makes you exotic and offers a certain special magnetism to it because it’s generally refreshing amongst the sea of average, normal people. What’s important is achieving some self confidence and embracing what’s unique about you so that you can present it in a fun or sophisticated way. You don’t have to pretend to be someone else. It will just make you miserable and lonely even if you do get the girl. Don’t be creepy but absolutely be unique! Be weird and interesting! It’s what separates you from the herd and what will land you in a relationship that is actually worth being in. Cheers to the weirds!

  • Anthony Pirrone
    Anthony Pirrone 5 months ago

    This is the most relateable video I have ever seen

  • hugo valls sabater
    hugo valls sabater 5 months ago

    “your mom”

  • one tome plz
    one tome plz 5 months ago

    What is self astiam