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A young girl in a tutu trying to convince me to go to some day party:

"It's fun! It's free!"

Two skinny hipster guys, one holding his left eye, walking down Fourth Street in the afternoon:

"Look, I said I was sorry." "Yeah, well, you should. You hit me in eye."

Two 20-somethings inside Emo's Jr.:

"Do you think they enforce that (a no profanity sign)?" "Fuck no."

Watershed talking to someone in the crowd as they took the stage at Wave:

"When have you ever seen us use a playlist?"

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