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Overheard in L.A.: The Main Problem With Dating Actors

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This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from coffee shops, Whole Foods and other dark places.

Overheard of the Week
Girl on phone: "But you're an actor...What am I supposed to do, wait until you're famous?"
via @spencepress

Quelle Horreur
"Imagine what the cuticles of cavemen looked like!"
via @Robyn_ONeil

The First Rule Of Being An Intern
"Whatever you do, Aaron, don't get blackballed from Bay Cities the way our last intern did."
via @Alohalia

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New Dating Euphemism: "He Must Be Renting Cars"
Young woman: "I texted him to hang out. He didn't text me back until 10:30 Friday night, saying sorry he can't text at work, and that he works every day so finding a time to meet up is going to be tough. So I guess he works at Enterprise car rental 7 days a week 24 hours a day? There must be a lot of people who need to rent cars."
At brunch in Los Feliz

It's A Tough Market
Young woman: "If I pay for coffee on a date, I devalue myself."
via @AllegraRingo

Put A Gun To My Head Why Don't Ya
"Would you like to kill a tree and get a bag or would you like to carry your items out?"
At Whole Foods via Hayden Hamilton

A Pop-Ups Only Kinda Gal
New Hipster Assistant: "Hey, do you know if that Thai place across the street is any good? It's on Yelp, and I don't like places that are on Yelp."
via @streamingrosie

They'll Let Those Likes Go To Their Pretty Heads
"I've stopped liking chicks photos on Instagram. You know, it's just not a good look, having people see me like photos."
At a record label via jasminelizabeth

Maudlin and Slightly Racist?
"He had an Oscar-winning dick."
via @D_Wied

High-school kid: "I'd rather have a Ferrari than tits."
via @JVisenberg

"You ever see the cover of "Born In The USA"? Well, my ass used to look just like Springsteen's on that."
via @Greg_Vrotsos

Lift And Separate!
"I need a bra for my stomach."
via @quillstroke

No Respect
Exasperated 9-year-old to mom: "You always ask if I wanna do this, or that! It's like you're the party-planner of my birthday!"
via @McLauchlin

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Beauty Problems 1
"After a wax, all my follicles are sore."
At a bar via @mikey_bauman

Beauty Problems 2
"It looks like the collagen is only in half of my lip!"
via @jamesjolly

Make It Work
Director to actor: "Use that wretched memory and breath life into this tempest whore of a script!"
via @DaleFabrigar

"What do you think if, at the beginning of the third act...[dramatic pause]...the love interest...dies?"
At a coffeeshop via @celinetherese

Don't Worry, They'll Do It Themselves
"I won't photograph hipsters...I mean...unless Urban Outfitters was going to hire me to."
via @cramoska

Secrets Of Motherhood
"Let me tell you something about the first few months of is soooo boring."
At a coffee shop via @initials__tt

Burn Sauce
"If you're trying to stay single for life you're doing a great job, bitch."
In hair and make-up via @PaulZies

"I'm really shocked by the lack of Jesus in California."
via @aelizabethclark

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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