Every veteran’s been confronted with answering questions from an ill-informed civilian. The Huffington Post partnered with nonprofit organization Got Your 6 and asked veterans about the one question they never wanted to hear again. Got Your 6 recently released a study indicating that many buy into veteran stereotypes regarding mental illness and homelessness.

The response was huge. From questions about kill counts to inquires asking if there actually are women in the military in 2014, vets had plenty of clever responses.