I just pretend I am a king and they, my loyal subjects, are praising me. Try it someday.
Good shit, did you even USE the search bar? this has like 20 reposts...
It is really awkward. Even if I'm at someone else's birthday party, I still feel awkward when they sing it. It's like the awkwardness that the boy/girl feels rubs off on me or something.
Next person to say awkward. Do it. I dare you.
Today is my birthday. And I know this feeling all too well.
I suggest fruitegable's idea.