Man: But they’ll talk to us! That’s the prob­lem with call­ing peo­ple — they talk to you!

–Union Square Park

Chick: For one thing, this guy sounds to­tal­ly sick and per­vert­ed; and, for an­oth­er, what’s his num­ber?

–Par­ty, 140th & Broad­way

Over­heard by: Mr. P.

Girl on cell: He was like, ‘Thanks for do­ing that in a text,’ and I was like, ‘Thanks for say­ing that in an IM.’

–Park Ave & Union Square North

Col­le­giate on cell: Dude, why the hell are you call­ing me? I told you, just use My­Space.

–Park Ave South & 19th St

Queer look­ing at ring­ing cell: Shit! [An­swers phone in pleas­ant voice] Hi, An­drew!

–11th St & Uni­ver­si­ty

Over­heard by: Colleen