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Overheard in L.A.: Our Award-Winning Thoughts

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This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from the Cheesecake Factory, tailgating and the urinals of a movie theater.Overheard of the Week
Child being mentored: "I have an award-winning thought!"
via @sherylct

Childhood Fantasies
Coworker Guy: "Ya, he kind of looks like Mario."
Coworker Girl: "... A Mario I wanna bang!"
via Katharine Jarmul

LOLOLOL
"Sorry, the guest sent back this wine. Didn't know Chardonnay was white."
At the Cheesecake Factory via @tonyspats

Nature FAIL
"I saw a chameleon today. So obviously, it was a pretty shitty chameleon."
via @OhhMyTash

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Misplaced Pretension?
"I want to see 'Book Of Mormon' but someone said the book is better than the play."
via @zacsanford (who swears it wasn't a joke)

I Feel You
"No-uh! Not my style! Let Robby be Robby!"
In the Buffalo Exchange changing room via @

Now I Ain't Sayin' She A Gold Digger
"Do you have any venture capitalist friends that I can have sex with?"
At the UCLA tailgate via @RobbinsKate

Verbal Tweets
"Hash tag: ex-boyfriends suck"
via @Kyle_Mabson

How Sexism Works
Guy 1: I like any move Sean Penn is in.
Guy 2: You know he was married to Madonna back in the day?
Guy 1: EWWW GROSS, REALLY? She's so old.
In the bathroom at Regal Cinema downtown via Jesse Fiorino

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Ironic Mustaches
Woman: "I'm trying to grow out my mustache for Movember to show my support but its not really working."
via @JNanfelt

If You Have To Ask...
"You gotta realize that there are smart people and there are dumb people... I think I'm in the middle."
via @MaryDippinDots

How We Help Our Friends
"Quiet! I'm trying to tell you that Mercury is in retrograde, so you need more time go to the airport."
At an industry screening via @yogoldsmith

It Starts Young
6-year-old: "Siri, do you know the BEST pizza parlor in the UNIVERSE??!"
via @heintzer

It All Evens Out
"It's ok that women make 75 cents on the dollar cuz you get free drinks!"
via @HanaMichels

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It's Hard Keeping Up With The Cool Kids
"I would just eat all the whip cream thinking that's how I was getting high. I didn't know how to do it."
via @raychelespiritu

You Say That Like It's A Bad Thing
"Belts are so 90's."
via RiskyBusinessMB

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 tips@laist.com. (In the e-mail, put "overheard" in the subject and tell us who said it, where they said it and any amusing context.)

Previously:
Overheard in L.A.: How Our Dreams Were Crushed
Overheard in L.A.: Places You Might Hear "YOLO"
Overheard in L.A.: How Hipsters Are Ruining Halloween
Overheard in L.A.: Shit People Say At Auditions
Overheard in L.A.: Our Rule For Dating Porn Stars
Overheard in L.A.: How We're Spicing Up Our Love Lives
Overheard in L.A.: How We're Ending Our Relationships
And more!