Undergrad: Ninjas, see. You can’t creep up on them. You can’t creep up on them because actually they’re creeping up on you. And the person you’re creeping up on is actually a mendicant. –Fordham University, Lincoln Center Overheard by: pumpkin Teen girl to friend: No one knows about Staten Island. It’s like the ninja island. –Notre Dame Academy, Staten Island Overheard by: Green Star Young lady suit on cell: Want to know what I learned today? Okay, you know how I really hate those rolling briefcases because they fucking ninja you while you’re walking? Well, today I learned that it’s really hard to be angry about a rolling briefcase when it’s being pulled by a genuine midget. It’s like watching a pony pull a cart. It’s adorable! –Penn Station Overheard by: she wasn’t too tall herself… Geeky girl: They should really make a video game about a ninja doing the dishes. That shit would be dope. –Flatiron District
Surly man: God, it’s just a book!
Man sprinting by, defiantly: No, it’s not! –17th & Union Square West
Big black man: It’s ok, I’m not a gangsta!
Nerdy white kid: Neither am I! –Times Square
Nerd #1, right before exam: You’re making me sweat! And not in a sexual way!
Nerd #2: Then I’m not interested. –NYU
20-Something dude #1: Do you still use “lol” online?
20-Something dude #2: Nah, I use “omg” instead. –10th St & 7th Ave, Park Slope
Guy: So in your fantasy life you’re a scholar? That’s ridiculous! –Williamsburg party Store guy: I love maps! I could look at maps all day. Maps, and Playboy. –Barnes & Noble, W. 82nd Street Overheard by: Brooklyn Julie Guy on cell: Dude, we should bring lightsabers!…I brought my lightsaber for the last two… –27th & 3rd Chick: I could get 100 phone numbers in one night if I went to a sci-fi convention! –Serendipity, E. 60th Street Overheard by: Djlindee
Geek #1: …and then all of a sudden she put me in a headlock!
Geek #2: So you gonna ask her out?
Geek #1: …do you think I should? –2 train
Weird girl: Did you bring the scepter?
Weird boy: No, I forgot.
Weird girl: That’s the second time!
Weird boy: I know, I’m sorry! I got the Tetris theme song stuck in my head again! –D train Overheard by: Kaela
Nerdy chick: Yeah, but when it comes to in-tangible objects, he’s really irresponsible. –Fort Tryon Park
Geek #1: I mean, who knew that Mickey Rourke could act?
Geek #2: Dude, yeah! I mean, he’s no Steve Guttenberg. –Forbidden Planet, 13th Street