Slideshow: Ask A Bartender: What's the Funniest Conversation You've Ever Overheard?

Um, We Can Hear You
Um, We Can Hear You
"The all-time best conversation was about two customers planning to walk out on their tab." — Lucinda Sterling (Little Branch, Middle Branch)
Back in the Day
Back in the Day
"I always get a kick out of overhearing people talk about how much New York has changed over time—and then at some point in the conversation, someone says 'I know, and I moved here in 2009.' I hear this conversation a lot." — John Bush (Talde)
Everyone Except Whoever's Talking To Me
Everyone Except Whoever's Talking To Me
"I hear EVERTYHING from behind the bar—besides when I’m actually facing a guest taking their order. It’s like a weird reversed spidey sense. The worst is honing in on a conversation you really don’t want to hear. Like the guy who thinks he’s the city’s new food critic or the 40-year old woman who thinks she and her friends are still in the cafeteria back in high school." — JP Cornell (Tony’s Pizza Napoletana)