These Overheard in Seattle Quotes Are Why We Love This Ridiculous Place

Seattleites say the darnedest things.
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Only in Seattle.

Eavesdropping is a time-honored tradition up there with people watching. Nobody likes a gossip, but sometimes it's impossible not to overhear snippets of eyebrow-raising conversation at the coffee shop or on the bus.

At their best, these wonderful momentsoften hilariously lacking contextcan be telling of a certain city or region. They capture a sense of place like an audible terroir, but with shareable punchlines that write themselves. Bless the good people of Twitter for recounting these brilliant slices of Seattle life on social media. For better or worse, these brief (and sometimes bizarre) exchanges offer voyeuristic snapshots of our ever-changing city. God help us all.

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Give it time. You’re only a tempeh kabob away from your first vegan tattoo.

Gendered footwear is a construct.

Checks out.

OK, now you’re just trolling us.

Cities like ours give Bronies across America hope. Good on these two.

Even we can’t defend this.

Clearly, this "hipster" was visiting from Portland.

The struggle is real.

Doctors may disagree, but this seems right.

You see, in Seattle, friends don’t let friends make mixtapes that aren’t fire.

This is why they make the big bucks?

Seriously, what the hell is going on in Bellevue?

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