Fratboy: We went to that bar once cause I heard there were lots of skanks in there. But there were no skanks! It sucked. –outside Blue & Gold, East Village
Cute girl #1: So you know how my New Year's resolution was to… keep my legs closed a little better?
Cute girl #2: Yes. I did know that. Good one.
Cute girl #1: Well, I had my first slip-up in upholding it.
Cute girl #2: But it's January 2!
–Bleecker & Bowery
Overheard by: Unimpressed, but amused
Drunk teenage girl, yelling: Just so all of you guys know, I am underage! (long pause, then to friend) Shit, I just told them we are underage! (long pause, then to woman) Hey, you! I love your hair!
Girl #1: Do I look too slutty?
Girl #2: You look slutty, but not in an attractive way.
Drunk 20-something #1: Oh, I blame it completely on them.
Drunk 20-something #2: Why is that?
Drunk 20-something #1: Because they started it. They took out the tequila. I wound up playing quarters with my aunts and my grandmother. It's all their fault I was such a slut.
–Uptown R Train
Overheard by: Feeling awkward…
Preppy white girl, about friend's shirt: I wanna party like a rock star!
Punk guy friend: So you want to play a show, shoot up heroin, fuck a stranger, then do it all again in another state the next night?
Preppy white girl: I don't wanna fuck strangers!
Overheard by: diex-romantic
Gangsta retail guy: So this party last night was for real, totally got blasted, couldn't even wake up this morning…
Gay retail guy: I'd come to one of your parties, but all you guys do is get wasted.
Gangsta retail guy: Yeah, I'd go to one of your parties too, but all you guys do is fuck each other.
Overheard by: Good Craic
Doctor #1: Who are you going on vacation with?
Doctor #2: My wife and my girlfriend.
–168th St & Broadway
Overheard by: Emm
Man arguing with woman: I was single and drunk and shit happened.
–3rd Ave & 13th St
Man to woman: If I wasn't so diabetic I wouldn't have got so drunk.
–14th St & Ave A
Overheard by: S
Enthusiastic 30-something woman: This is a fine time for me to start drinking again!
–Blue Bar, Algonquin Hotel
Overheard by: Terry
Girl to friends: I don't think I'm a whore. It just enhances what you would normally do with less judgment.
Overheard by: The Princess og Fancy
Excited girl: I haven't drunk since the last time we drank!
–1st Ave & 7th St
Overheard by: Erin
20-something girl: Where do you want to go to dinner? How 'bout that Italian place on the Lower East Side? The one we went to when your parents were in town?
Tarty friend: Oh, no. We can't go there.
20-something girl: Why not?
Tarty friend: (stares at her intently)
20-something girl: Oh. Well, how bout that place we like in the West Village?
Tarty friend: Nope. Sorry.
20-something girl, exasperated: Hey, can you, like, stop sleeping with the waiters at all our favorite restaurants? I'd really like to be able to eat at these places again.
Tarty friend, sighing earnestly: I'll try.
Overheard by: doesn't know whether to be impressed or judgmental