Archive for the ‘Video Games’ Category

Wednes­day One-Lin­ers Need to Be Con­soled

Tech guy: It would suck to be a cow, then you could­n’t play Street Fight­er.

–Mary­mount Man­hat­tan Col­lege

Blond girl, re­gard­ing Egypt­ian ar­ti­facts: This is just like a video game!

–The Met

Over­heard by: Rachael and Ben

Mind­less dude play­ing PSP: Damn! Why is this bitch call­ing me? (an­swers cell) What do you want, you made me stop my game! (pause) My game as in “my video game,” psh! (pause) Shit, if I had any game I would­n’t be with a bitch that looks like you, now what do you want?

–A Train

Over­heard by: to­ken white chick

Ghet­to kids, as 95-year-old Chi­nese la­dy walks in­to mov­ing traf­fic: Damn, she think she play­ing Frog­ger!

–Chi­na­town

Friend to friend: I won­der how Su­per Mario Bros will in­flu­ence my de­ci­sion?

–Hous­ton St & Broad­way

One-Lin­ers Are All Wednes­day Can Af­ford

11-year-old girl: Yo mam­ma’s broke cuz she spend all her mon­ey on rhine­stones and cig­a­rttes!

–River­side Branch Li­brary

Over­heard by: al­ways lis­ten­ing

Po­lite la­dy: Go straight down that way and cut through the projects–don’t wor­ry, they’re mixed income–and you’ll see it when you come out on A.

–1st Ave & 5th St.

Over­heard by: Mrqs

Old la­dy wait­ing for the bath­room: How long do peo­ple stay in toi­lets? Je­sus! It’s a pub­lic toi­let! There are all these peo­ple from the streets that come in, and they al­ways pee on the floor. Well, that’s what hap­pens when you’re poor.

–NY Pub­lic Li­brary

Over­heard by: Av­ery

Home­girl to friend: So she was like “oh, my name’s Di­a­mond. And this is my sis­ter, her name’s Ru­by. Our dad­dy named us af­ter stuff he can’t af­ford.” I was like, shit, if that was the case, my dad­dy woul­da call us “lights” and “gas.”

–Prospect Park

Nerdish teen: What the hell was a war­lock do­ing in a dun­geon when he had no mon­ey?

–C Train

Over­heard by: An­drew

Are You Read­ing Off… an In­dex Card?

Dude: Hey, good to see you, what’s new?
Goth tran­ny: Oh, not much. In a new band, we’re look­ing for a bassist, we have a show on Sat­ur­day, my apart­ment sucks, Joe quit, been try­ing to lose weight, I need a hair­cut, it’s my birth­day next week, and I’ve been play­ing World of War­craft. What about you?

–Hal­loween Ad­ven­ture, 11th & 4th Ave

Over­heard by: Kate Melvin

Wednes­day One-Lin­ers Strike Hard and Fade Away With­out a Trace

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

Dorks: Want to Be Jab­ba the Hutt? Here’s How!

Chick #1: I am so pa­thet­ic.
Chick #2: You are not pa­thet­ic! If you and I lived to­geth­er and did noth­ing but eat choco­late, gua­camole and chips and ice cream and play Nin­ten­do, and we end­ed up weigh­ing 500 pounds each, but hav­ing weird­ly toned hands and fore­arms from the Nin­ten­do play­ing, that would be pa­thet­ic.

–111th & Broad­way

Over­heard by: djlindee