Posts Tagged ‘buses’

  • Then The Answer Is Never

    Date: 2011.11.23 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Teen in Back: Hey, driver, when is the Lowry Bridge going to open?
    Driver: Next spring.
    Teen in Back: Aren’t we not supposed to be alive by then?

    Minneapolis, 32 to Robbinsdale
    Overheard by aeh.

  • Raising Money For College Is Hard

    Date: 2011.10.16 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Woman in front to driver: My sister is 40 and has 7 grandkids. One time I was over and she was teaching the 3 year old how to use that pole.

    Minneapolis, 32 to Rosedale Center
    Overheard by aeh.

  • The Bus Is A Good Place To Find All Three

    Date: 2011.08.08 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Man, in awkward conversation with woman about why he is on the bus: There’s nothing to do in Mound but drink. Do you drink?
    Woman: No, I’ve never been much of a drinker. How much do you drink?
    Man: Every day.
    Woman: What do you drink?
    Man: Whiskey.
    Woman: Does your brother drink too?
    Man: No, he does weed.
    Woman: Oh, I hate weed. If anything, I like oxycodone.

    On the border of Minnetonka and Wayzata, 675 Bus to Mound (aka, Most of Us Need Drugs)
    Overheard by Spoonbridge.

  • It’s On A Good Plan, Too

    Date: 2011.07.17 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Man in bright orange suit: My phone doesn’t do text messages, but I’ve got the original text message… the Bible!

    Minneapolis, Back of 21 bus on Lake St.

  • He’ll Be There Later For A Q&A

    Date: 2011.04.12 | Category: all | Response: 0

    College Girl to Friend: Here’s the thing about the King Tut exhibit; it’s not like actually like King Tut, it’s just like, his stuff. Dumb!

    Minneapolis, Bus Route 6

  • She Didn’t Say Anything About The Walk Back

    Date: 2011.03.20 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Inebriated woman to her man: Don’t be swinging your thang on your way there. Walk straight to the damn store.

    Minneapolis, 18 Bus

  • St Paul’s Newest Slogan

    Date: 2011.03.15 | Category: all | Response: 0

    One guy talking to another guy: Even though I’m hated everywhere I go, I gotta admit this is a pretty nice city.

    St. Paul, 62 – bus
    Overheard by LAH.

  • That’s What Most Men Hear

    Date: 2011.02.28 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Woman #1: How are you?
    Woman #2: I can’t complain.
    Woman #1: I can always complain. I’m a woman. Whine, whine, whine.

    Minneapolis, #18 bus downtown
    Overheard by an uncomplaining woman.

  • Embrace Who You Is

    Date: 2011.02.19 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Woman to Man: You coulda been a lot of shit, Dawg. Truth is, you is who you is.

    Bus in St. Paul, 62-bus, about half way back
    Overheard by LAH, found it quite profound.

  • That’s Actually What He Wished For

    Date: 2011.02.16 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Crazy girl: I’m like, “Dude, I know it’s your birthday and all, sorry!” And then I punched him in the face.

    Minneapolis, 6u bus
    Overheard by rjy.

  • Those Prayer Hands Look A Lot Like Vomit

    Date: 2011.02.06 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Intoxicated Older Bus Passenger: I’m a born again alcoholic! I got prayer hands on my shirt. That means I pray every day.

    Minneapolis, 21 bus
    Overheard by QuoteRadar.

  • Not In The Off-Season

    Date: 2011.01.31 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Elderly man with a long, white beard: Oh there’s a whole shitload over there! Did you see all those deer? We get a cow-catcher on this thing and we could have some steaks! Now don’t run me over when I cross the street. You get 6 points for Santa, you know.

    Shoreview, #227 Bus
    Overheard by Cow-catchers would be good for pedestrians, too.

  • Problem Solved

    Date: 2011.01.30 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Homeless Guy #1: I’m tellin’ you, they should just tear the damn roof off that thing, put some lights up and play ball.
    Homeless Guy #2: That would work.
    Homeless Guy #1: It’s still a good building, it’s only 30 years old.
    Homeless Guy #2: It’s be a waste to tear it down. And think of all the money they’d save.
    Homeless Guy #1: They could give it to us!

    Minneapolis, #16 bus, passing by Metrodome
    Overheard by I couldn’t agree more.

  • The Reds Are Taking Up Too Much Space In My Toy Box

    Date: 2011.01.18 | Category: all | Response: 0

    5th/6th grade boy: I’ll sure be glad when the wine cellar is finished.
    2nd boy: Me, too.

    Maple Grove, Ski trip bus on way back from Trollhaugen
    Overheard by Me too kid, me too.

  • Or Like A Bus

    Date: 2011.01.18 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Woman, after being asked for her phone number: I have only one man in my life and that’s God. Because I know that he would never hurt me. Don’t get me started or I will treat this bus like a Sunday.

    Downtown Minneapolis, 18 Bus
    Overheard by the one smiling.

  • Make Sure It’s Enough To Share With Everyone

    Date: 2011.01.13 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Big lady on the phone: I’m hungry! (pause) Well, I don’t care, then osmosis me some food now!

    Minneapolis, 6 Bus
    Overheard by I dont think thats how it works.

  • You Can’t Tame Wild Oats

    Date: 2010.10.11 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Younger man, after seeing older man’s wedding ring: Man, you got a girl, you’re in it forever?
    Older man: Yep.
    Younger man: Yeah, I got a girlfriend, been together six months, she’s real smart. She’s real smart. But sticking with one your whole LIFE? SHIT, man. Fuck that shit!

    Minneapolis, Bus #4
    Overheard by Burrhead.

  • Maybe He’ll Grow Into It

    Date: 2010.09.18 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Woman on cell phone: Didn’t you say you ran into her at the fair and her kid was, like, totally jacked? (pause) You’re going to hell! Don’t lie! (pause) Mmhmm, JACKED. (chuckles)

    Minneapolis, Bus #2
    Overheard by Burrhead.

  • That Rhymes With A Word She Doesn’t Know

    Date: 2010.09.12 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Poofy-haired girl in sweats to crazy old guy in patriotic hat: Uncle Sam, is he real or is he fictionary?

    Minneapolis, Northbound Rt 14 bus
    Overheard by egg.

  • It Sounded Better In Her Head

    Date: 2010.05.24 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Woman, speaking to a boy on the bus who is reading with his mom: You’re really smart, you must be adopted.
    Caucasian mom of boy: Hmmmm, what?
    Woman: I mean, is he Chinese?
    Mom: No, he’s not adopted.
    Woman: Is his dad Chinese?
    Mom: His dad is Hispanic.
    Woman: Well, you’re still really smart.
    Random man, stomping to his seat: WHO GIVES A SHIT?

    Minneapolis, On the #17 bus
    Overheard by Wishing I had my headphones today.