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Overheard in L.A.: Entering the Honeybadger Phase of Our Careers

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This week's round-up includes snippets of overheard conversation about what Karl Rove's face looks like, what flexatarianism entails and creepy things actors say.

Overheard of the Week
"I'm at the honeybadger phase of my career... I just don't give a shit."
At the office via @Naomi718

Obligatory Quote from a Health Nazi
"I don't drink coffee. Coffee is worse than crack and people don't know that."
At Famima via @nayfin_smiff

"I want to look a little gang-bangy."
Actor via @carolinemacey

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WeHo problems
"I feel so out of place in my day outfit."
WeHo via @AlaiaWilliams

"-atarian" Wars
Person1: "Well, I'm flexatarian. Usually pescatarian but flexible."
Person 2: "Oh. You're annoyatarian."
via @MWillet

For "Bro, You Did Not Just Ask That"
"What does the 'B' on the shirt stand for?"
UCLA student store via @kawaiikitty49

Couldn't They Have Just Played Yahtzee?
On the Hunger Games: "I just don't like the fact that the kids have to kill each other."
via @theChandraMoore

First Things First
"After I have this C-section I'm gonna get me a tattoo over this scar."
Urgent care waiting room via @MissHDwOODWARD

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"The first date was good because I didn't know his income level yet."
Echo Park via @thehereafter

Maybe This Is From the Date of the Last Conversation
Person 1: "Are you still doing the vegan thing?"
Person 2: "No, it's too expensive."
via @ziggypedone

Sidenote: What Do Kids Want at BB&B?
Kid: "Mommy I want that for Easter."
Mom: "Easter isn't a gift-giving holiday. And we're Jewish."
At Bed Bath & Beyond via @Shalasz

At Least They're Not Discussing Politics or Religion
"Country clubs are really hurting right now."
At Easter brunch via @raysubers

Actually, Someone Also Said This at the Last Supper
"Jesus Christ. What kind of f#$king seder was that?"
On the beach via @AronSK

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How You Know You Have a "Drinken" Problem
"I'm going to pee on your beard, I've drinken a lot of beer."
Outside the Satellite via @disgrntledwhale

This Is Especially Insulting on Easter
"The problem with Karl Rove is that his face looks like canned ham."
In a living room via @newtomato

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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