Posts Tagged ‘elevators’
Woman on cellphone: You’re jumping straight from friends to breakup without ever dating.
Minneapolis, Elevator in the TCF Tower
Overheard by Call me when you have a real problem.
Older guy to a younger guy: Do you mean the one wearing the leotards?
Younger guy: Leotard isn’t even a word.
Older guy: What do you call them, then? Leggings?
Minneapolis, Fifth Street Towers Elevator
Overheard by um, I’m pretty sure it is a word.
Woman coming out of the elevator: I think she heard me call her a Nazi troll.
Eagan, Thomson Reuters
Overheard by: Oops there goes the promotion!
Toddler boy: What’s that noise?!
Toddler, delighted: I pooted in my butt!!
Mom, horrified: Ehhhhh…
Hopkins, smallish elevator
Overheard by I wish I was that excited that early in the AM.
MN State Department of Economic Security employee #1: There sure were a lot more people at the parade today than usual.
MN State Department of Economic Security employee #2: It must have been because the weather is nice today.
Employee of a business in the building (as elevator door closes): It is because they are unemployed.
St. Paul, 1st National Bank Building Elevator
Overheard by Someone employed.
Man #1: So, you went with the burgundy shoes today.
Man #1: Ooooh, Merlot.
Minneapolis, US Bank Building Elevator
Overheard by Coco.
Man Stumbling Into Apartment Elevator: Whaaa floor?
Twenty-something woman: Uh, two.
Man Stumbling Into Elevator: Man, that floor sucks.
Saint Paul, Just Another Downtown Apartment Building
Overheard by So why’d he get off on the same floor?
Older man, to young man who stuck his hand between closing elevator doors to open them: Whoa, look out; you’re going to lose your fingers next time!
Young man: You’re going to lose a lot more than that if you keep runnin’ your mouth like that.
Older man: Ooooh, a tough guy.
Young man: Damn straight.
Minneapolis, Grain Exhange building elevator
Overheard by Danielle.
Girl #1: What are you doing?
Girl #2 (w/McDonald’s bag in hand): I’m doing breakfast.
Girl #1: Oh my god, I LOVE breakfast!
Girl #2: Oh my god, I love it TOO!
Girl #1: It’s, like, my favorite meal.
Girl #2: I totally know what you mean, it’s mine too.
Girl #1: I totally look forward to it every day.
Girl #2: Oh my god, me TOO!
an elevator at an insurance company
Overheard by thank GOD i’m gay…
Guy: On my first date with this girl, I drove into the river.
Elevator, 28th and University Ave SE
Overheard by he never treats me like that.
Guy to other guys: …Yeah, and then she showed me a naked picture of her sister!
Other guys: ARE YOU SERIOUS?!
Elevator in downtown office
Overheard by i hope they are not getting off on my floor.
Woman to co-worker in the elevator: So he was like, transfer all my calls to my voicemail per Rick’s* request. And I’m like, sure, it’s not like I have anything else to do, YOU FUCKWAD!
Elevator in 225 S. 6th Street Building
Overheard by Haha, fuckwad, good one.
Jacqueline Smith Velour Track Suit #1: I can’t believe what a harlot she is.
Jacqueline Smith Velour Track Suit #2: I haven’t heard the word “harlot” in ages.
Jacqueline Smith Velour Track Suit #1: Since we’re in mixed company, I figured it was better than STD spreading slut whore. Are you going to her birthday party this weekend? Maybe we can drive together.
Galtier Plaza Elevator in St. Paul
Overheard by Now that’s a warm fuzzy.
Minnesota guy: Looks like the snow stopped. I wonder how the commute home will be.
Southern girl now living in MN: I read that there were lots of accidents this morning.
Minnesota guy: That’s because all these Southerners come up here for the jobs and can’t drive.
Southern girl now living in MN: I’m pretty sure there aren’t enough Southerners up here to be responsible for all the accidents in this morning’s commute.
Minnesota guy: Well, it’s the Arabs, too. You know, snow doesn’t affect them. They drive slow all the time.
Southern girl now living in MN: Um…
60 S. Sixth St. elevators
Overheard by sparklegirl.
Nerdy 20-something guy taking a break from making out with nerdy 20-something girlfriend: See, I make my ‘G’ like this. (illustrates with hand)
Nerdy 20-something girl: Like this? (trying to imitate boyfriend)
Nerdy 20-something guy apparently unsatisfied: No, like this! I call it my ‘Gandalf G,’ cause it’s cool!
The elevator in the Joseph’s Pointe apartments
Overheard by Wishes Galdalf G’s got him laid.
Weird girl in elevator: So… how’s the pet rock doing?
Weird guy in elevator petting something unseen: Um… fairly shiny.
Weird girl in elevator: Yeah.
Elevator by State Theater
Overheard by Is that a ROCK in your pocket.
Woman in office building on the top floor: Is this elevator going down?
St Paul, MN
Overheard by Better than elevator music.
Man: When I first came up here for my interview, I was in a suit. And my girlfriend and I were walking down Nicollet Mall and we saw this homeless guy walking along. He said I looked like a hobbit in a suit.
Woman: Which one?
Man: Samwise Gamgee.
Wells Fargo Center elevator
Overheard by Amy.
20-year-old woman in elevator, before the door even closes, really quickly: Ok, someone needs to start talking. I hate it when people don’t talk in elevators. It makes me scared, like, I wanna go stand in a corner or something. (half laughs) I’m afraid of elevators. Did you know that?
parking ramp elevator
Overheard by scared girl in the corner.
Guy on elevator, talking on cell: We’ve got too much of the stuff to keep in the warehouse. We don’t even have a loading dock. I guess we’ll just have to leave it in the alley for the rats. (pause) THE HOMELESS!!! YES – that’s a great idea. We’ll go all across America giving it to the homeless. (pause) Well, yeah it’s shit, but that’s not the point.
River Center Parking Ramp / St. Paul
Overheard by KC.