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Overheard in L.A.: You're Not In Portland Any More

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This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from dressing rooms, restaurants and concerts as we attempt to withstand slightly cooler weather.

Overheard of the Week
"You're not in Portland any more. You don't have to do shit for free."
via @hattiehein

Dressing Room Conundrum Pt. I
"Can you FaceTime me and tell me if this is too slutty?"
via @KristinBelka

Dressing Room Conundrum Pt. II
"Mom, where's the logo? I can't see it. I don't want it if it doesn't have the logo."
via @AyoGabbay

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"We are the generation that sticks their butt out."
via @carmelaalyssa

No, That's Dippin' Berry
"Is Pinkberry the one that sells the little dots of ice cream?"
via @kolouri

Is It Getting Cold ...
"When I look at my phone and it says 70 degrees, I find that to be mildly chilly."
via @yhurwitz

... Or Is It Getting Hot?
“Why is it still so hot? I just want to wear a boot and a sweater!”
via @JonathonGfeller

Scary Questions When You Travel For The Holidays
"Who's Christopher Nolan?"
via @shadowkatie

Stop The Williamsburgification!
"We should do something totally crazy. Like go to a random bar in Echo Park, Silver Lake or, like, somewhere hipster."
via @megmilll

His Favorite Varietal Is Called Personal Strainer
"He's a personal trainer, but he specializes in marijuana fitness."
via @cnev79

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 In L.A.: People Out There In Our Nation Don't Have Maps
Overheard in L.A.: We're Trying To Floss Every Day And It Sucks
Overheard in L.A.: The "Can I Have A Cuter Cupcake" Edition
Overheard In L.A.: Geographically Restricted By Traffic Edition
Overheard In L.A.: We All Know That Babies Taste The Best
Overheard In L.A.: FYF Fest Lines Of Death Edition
Overheard In L.A.: We're Back!
Overheard In L.A.: The Comic-Con Edition
Overheard In L.A.: The Food Fest Edition
Overheard In L.A.: Photogenic Toast Edition
Overheard In L.A.: Sweatin' It Off Edition
Overheard In L.A.: Extreme Dietary Restritions
Overheard In L.A.: We're Still Getting Lost
Overheard In L.A.: Vegetable Overconsumption Edition
Overheard In L.A.: Things We Said When It Was Hot
Overheard In L.A.: Adam Levine On A Horse Edition
Overheard In L.A.: We're Too Broke To Have Kids
Overheard In L.A.: The Muscle Milk For Your Mustache Edition
Overheard in L.A.: Ridiculous Things People Said At Coachella
Overheard In L.A.: Questionable Things We'd Eat

And more!

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