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Overheard in L.A.: The Hollywood Line That Makes Us Roll Our Eyes

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This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from Whole Foods, Hollywood and the gym.

Overheard of the Week
"I was actually the inspiration for 'Magic Mike'!"
via @skiesdivided

Heaven Forbid
"Let’s go somewhere...just not east of the 405."
via t1c1

How We Live
"Did you meditate about it?"
At a Whole Foods via @MichaelTKennedy

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For Sure
"Enjoy the Aquarius full moon!"
In West Hollywood via @amandapendo

Two Complaints
"Being a writer in this town is a soul-crushing experience. I'm just fading into obscurity...also I hate Mendocino Farms."
via @losangelista

Some Valley Realness
"I can't ever go back to Studio City."
In Northridge via @DrWestAnthony

Great Achievements
"The only job I've ever quit was 'Girls Gone Wild.'"
via @

Saving Us From Ourselves
"The new Gmail inbox thing is calling e-mails I send myself 'promotional.'"
via @glassshallot

Actors Are The Worst
"Hedgehogs are super hard to work with. It curled up every time it heard 'action.' Thank God we had backup hogs."
In Hollywood via @MichellecarmenG

Holy Matrimony!
"I had to think about someone else to get an erection. On our honeymoon."
via @AmandaBonar

Every City Has Their Own
"OMG, you guys are basically the Brad and Angelina of Inglewood!"
via @ambiguLos

Gym Bros
"Hey, when that chick passes by, hand me the 110 pound weights."
via @RockinRyno

California's Brightest
Girl: "So, what did you do this weekend?"
Guy: "I plead the Fifth!"
Girl: "The what?"
Guy: "Uh, you know. The Fifth Amendment?"
Girl: "Oh. I'm not, like, all religious and stuff."
At UCLA via Jack Mitchell

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Professional sports player: "My weekend's going just fine, I just had my breakfast/dinner."
At Jan's Restaurant via Fran Levy

Human Condition
One woman to another as their dogs sniff each other: "Dogs always want to say hello to each other; we avoid it at all costs."
At Coffee Commissary via James Pulizzi

"No offense, but you're kinda high."
At a BBQ via @joncallender

Lady Problems
"Maybe that's what's getting her in trouble is her love of beards."
In Los Feliz via Haley Mancini

Well, Alright Then
Him: "I'm not trying to get with you or anything."
Her: "I didn't even think you were"
via @gothcomedian

Rich Girl Problemz
"I have an oddly shaped head so Channel sunglasses are too big for me. Gucci fits perfectly!"
via @SusanCross1

Our Overheard in L.A. feature relies on you to send us the strange conversations you overhear in this city. Send them our way at (In the e-mail, put "overheard" in the subject and tell us who said it, where they said it and any amusing context.)

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