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Overheard in L.A.: Sweating Out the Vodka In Runyon Canyon

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This week's top overheard quote comes from Runyon Canyon, which is a scene where you can always find a couple of douchebags taking a hike but also a gold mine of real-life overheard quotes.

Overheard of the Week
"I'm sweating vodka...at least I'm not still drunk"
Runyon Canyon via @ivieanne

That's Right, Folks: It's Oscar Season
"Would you prefer the salon to be vacant while we cut your hair? We can cancel other clients."
via @ScottSpark

We're Taking Guesses About the Speaker In the Comments
"I want the Oscars to be about ME."
On the sidewalk via @WmLucasWalker

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Shit That Guy Says
"I am not that guy."
Saddle Ranch via @Edward Lawrence

Fact: Pomona Seems Further Than Vegas
"I'm not driving to Pomona for that."
Starbucks at Western and Sunset via @LAHatesYou

Living the California Dream
"This is LA. You can say 'good morning' until 2."
From NoHo Party City via LAist's own Ed Yerke Robins

Dispatches From the Front Lines of Gentrification
"This is the borderline right here between the haves and have nots."
Babycakes at 6th and Los Angeles via @taraville

An Incomplete Overheard Quote
"If that was the case we'd all have sex tapes."
Overheard at the top of Runyon Canyon via @spicydijon

A Psychic Who Refuses to Be Specific? No...
"I went to a psychic, and she said no black clothes this year. I don't know if she meant for me, or everybody."
At the coffee house via @13spencer

Maybe Looks Aren't Your Problem
"I look too young, too fresh-looking."
At an audition via @_Anna_Ross_

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.)