I came across a TV show dialogue.
I couldn't find lots taken in any dictionaries. I guess it means I care and I was insulted but my Chinese subtitle means I don't care, it's okay.
None taken is generally used to reply to No offense. I believe None taken is an antonyms of Lots taken. Could you please correct me? Thanks.
**NO OFFENCE** - A phrase added to an otherwise insulting statement. You say "no offense" right before or after you say something that is insulting. "No offense" allows you to say just about anything you want about anyone. It is sometimes followed up by "none taken." The recipient of the original comment says "none taken" to signal that they were not insulted.
Context: Kelsey and Liza are friends. Thad is Kelsey's boyfriend. Josh is Liza's boyfriend
Kelsey: We're gonna see that guy that Liza's been seeing, Josh. We're gonna go see Josh at his tattoo parlor in Brooklyn, and we're all gonna get tattoos.
Thad: Babe, you know I don't do Brooklyn. No offense.
Liza: Lots taken.