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Disneyland: the most magical place on Earth—and in one woman's case, inspiration for cutting-edge ideas. This week's Overheard in L.A. round-up includes overheard conversation on texting while dating, Spanx and what taking a bath has to do with anything.

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.)

Overheard of the Week
"Hey, we should make a movie based on that Indiana Jones ride."
At Disneyland via @BittrScrptReadr

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I Want a Refund
"There wasn't even any puke in this movie."
After "The Devil Inside" via @cahcat

Now He's Not Going To Take You Seriously
"I sent him an emoji and I just don't know if it's too soon in our relationship. I mean, he's very businesslike."
Via @AmyDresner

What LA Thinks of the Rest of America
"Adele is super successful because she's fat and people can relate."
At the gym via @khrislorenz

What Is Time, Really?
Guy 1: "Hey, do you know what time it is?"
Guy 2: "...kind of..."
At Subway via @raulativity

I Can Assure You It's Relevant
"OK, that's irrelevant to the story, but yes, I was taking a BATH."
Via @proto8

Bold Move, Sir
Man: "I broke up with my girlfriend."
Woman: "Oh no! When?"
Man: "As soon as she gets this text."
At a coffee shop via @NathanFillion

He Really IS Into Her
"I know he totally likes you. I feel energies and not even like physical ones."
Via @PatBoccuzzi

The New Coconut Water
"Honey, let's get THIS water - the bottle says it's GLUTEN FREE!"
At Whole Foods via @SuzyHenschel

Not Yet, Anyways
"You can't Spanx back fat.”
At IHOP via @MrsKharma