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By Amanda Schwartz

This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from an elevator, Studio City Starbucks, the Outfest screenwriting lab and Beverly Hills.

Overheard of the Week
"I designed MC Hammer's baggy pants."
via @loveablan

Total Lack of Exaggeration
"The roads in Montenegro and Bosnia are better than they are in West Hollywood."
via @ARTschorn

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Music To My Ears
"What's trap music?"
"No idea."
"Well, there's lots of free vodka, who cares."
via @djadam12

Thank God
"Apparently Victoria's Secret doesn't have a children's department?"
via @HighDesertMusic

Sounds Like A Blast
"It's like playing Russian roulette with piss."
At a bar via @JoshDeMilta

Innuendo of the Week
"We're gonna need a bigger banana."
On set via @Naira_TVD

Awkward Golf Clap
"I wish my phone had a clap app."
via @jhjones

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It’s Called Standards
“It is totally valid to dump someone because they like American cheese, right?”
via @kenan14

How Can You Call Yourself a Human Being?
"I've never been instagramed."
via @ZachSmithFields

The Grass is Always Greener
‪"It's pretty ghetto out here, but it's definitely too hipster in there."
via @miketobais

How Do You Spell Tool
"I only go to restaurants that have valet and I never go east of La Brea."
In Beverly Hills via @gatsbycoram

It’s Twitter Sense
"I don't sign a contract more than 140 characters."
via @CineEdwin

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Please, Tell Me More About Your Digestive Tract
"That corn dog went down like a lead bomb."
via @xlesliex

The Charney Effect
Cop: "He was humping one of the mannequins over at American Apparel.
via @totally_tod

Diet of Champions
"Let’s eat there tonight cause tomorrow I start my kale and coffee diet."
On an elevator via @michaelwhittle

Actually That’s Society Crying
"According to Facebook it's really raining hard outside."
At the theater via @omriceren

Sounds Like You’re in a Good Place
"My tears are wasted...and so am I."
At an Outfest screenplay writing lab via @xoHaleyMarie

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Speaking Metaphorically
"So, what am I? The titmouse in your little equation?"
At the Studio City Starbucks via @Bleeding_Skull

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 Vegans Chill Out
Overheard in L.A.: Why We're Sleeping With Our Agents
Overheard in L.A.: How We're Ending Our Relationships
Overheard in L.A.: What Our Shamans Are Telling Us
Overheard in L.A.: Our Natural Reaction to the Venice Boardwalk
Overheard in L.A. at Coachella: "You're Not My Bro, Dude"
Overheard in L.A.: Entering the Honeybadger Phase of Our Careers
Overheard in L.A.: What We REFUSE to Wear