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Overheard In L.A.: I Know It When I See It

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This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from people censored on social media, heralding a golden age of pastries, and admiring some sick vapes, bro.Overheard Of The Week
"It's not a porn pic if it's only my tits, stupid whoever reported me on Facebook!"
via @delilahdix

Most Of Us Deal With The Karmic Repercussions Of Alcohol Every Sunday Morning
"I don't really want to deal with the karmic repercussions of selling alcohol for a living."
via @maximbarrault

Art History
"J.M.W. Turner painted on square canvases. So it was like Instagram."
via @VictoriaPtacek at the Getty

Isn't Coke High In Sugar? Or Wait
"Everyone in LA is on the coke diet before Coachella."
via @jennicamaephoto

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The Age Of Pop Tart Donuts
"Donuts are really having their time right now."
via Andrea B. in Los Feliz

A Familiar Smell
"When I went in there, I have to be honest, it smelled like protein bar poop."
via @SarahGodshaha

"Sweet clouds coming off that vape bro."
via @ryleelewczak

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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Overheard In L.A.: FYF Fest Lines Of Death Edition

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And more!