TA on cell: No, I do not want to play “guess who's pregnant?” again. University of Florida Overheard by: nick
Gamer dude: … and the game comes with like, real guns.
Wannabe goth chick: They’re actual guns?
Gamer dude: Well like, real models. And it comes with this mirror that lets you see yourself and like, shows what you look like if you get shot in the face.
Wannabe goth chick: That’s nice. That’s not something you would normally get to see if you got shot in the face. UAB
Birmingham, Alabama Overheard by: Kitty-Jack
Guy: I'm not going to stop and ask someone, “excuse me, where are your ray guns?”
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Overheard by: ZB
Lounging suburban man to passers-by: Your kids look like they want to do the chicken limbo.
Canadia Overheard by: The cool aunt
(around a D&D table)
Boom: Boom the Barbarian is going to swing his sword.
Walk-in kid: Dude, your character sheet says he’s a fighter.
Boom: Yeah. But his name is Boom the Barbarian.
Walk-in kid: That’s gay.
Boom: It won’t be gay when I boom all over your face.
Openly gay DM: Actually, it would. Gaming Center
Grand Rapids, Michigan
20-something guy in the middle of a group: Guys, guys. I've got big news.
(group quiets down)
20-something guy: I just got a text from Ross. It says “Let's put it this way: they've stopped the ride, are cleaning up my vomit, and I'm leaving in a wheelchair. Spaceship Earth.”
(group cheers) Disney World
Young Asian cop easing old Asian man out of police car: My first day on the beat and already I'm finding out about and busting illegal Mahjong parlors! I didn't know they existed! San Francisco, California Overheard by: McF
Religion professor: Contrary to popular belief, bingo is not a sacrament! North Central Michigan College
Random girl on date: Sometimes I wonder what life was like before playing cards?
Nerd: Just think of how much money I saved over winter break by playing World of Warcraft — it was 10 dollars a month instead of paying for all the stuff I would have done had I gone out. http://overheardatcornell.blogspot.com/2007/01/breaks-broke.html Overheard by: doug