Also on 5/10 - U2 Feedback

Go Back   U2 Feedback > Your Blue Room > PLEBA > PLEBA Archive
Click Here to Login
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 05-14-2005, 04:50 AM   #1
The Fly
 
BlackElectric's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 242
Local Time: 09:36 AM
Also on 5/10

Maybe you'll find my story a little corny or not too interesting, but it's something I'll always remember.

My dad and I had GA tickets so we were waiting outside the United Center since 1030 that morning. Around 3 I decide to go over to the entrance where Bono and the gang are all supposed to pull up.

So after waiting behind the fence for an hour, Bono finally pulls up. (But only him. Where were theEdge, Larry and Adam? Would've like to see them too) But anyhow...

So Bono goes up to the crowd standing on either side of the driveway, signing things and hugging people and taking pictures. But I along with some other people are standing stuck behind the fence. Everyone behind the fence starts yelling towards Bono to "not tease us" Haha and some other guy yells out "Bono! Your f*cking sweet!" Twas funny.

Sooo...he walks over to us poor saps behind the fence. Everyone sticking things through for him to sign and their hands out to shake.

Of course I stick my hand out too. Eventually he comes to me, takes my hand in his, looks me in the eye and says "hi sweetheart"

Awww. Well, I don't know how big a deal it is to anyone else, but it's one of those moments I freaked out about and will never forget.
__________________

BlackElectric is offline  
Old 05-14-2005, 05:36 AM   #2
Blue Crack Addict
 
MrsSpringsteen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Posts: 26,638
Local Time: 10:36 AM

That's very sweet, how great for you
__________________

MrsSpringsteen is online now  
Old 05-14-2005, 05:42 AM   #3
New Yorker
 
the soul waits's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: belgium
Posts: 2,528
Local Time: 04:36 PM
That is so cute!
the soul waits is offline  
Old 05-14-2005, 11:56 AM   #4
Blue Crack Supplier
 
kellyahern's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: 8 years and I still can't think of anything witty to put here
Posts: 34,698
Local Time: 10:36 AM


I'm glad you got to meet him
kellyahern is offline  
Old 05-14-2005, 12:43 PM   #5
Blue Crack Supplier
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 30,150
Local Time: 02:36 PM
Corny? Are you kidding? That's totally excellent&thrilling!!

Wow! Bono took your hand - Woo-hoo!
susanp6 is offline  
Old 05-14-2005, 01:28 PM   #6
Rock n' Roll Doggie
FOB
 
Niamh_Saoirse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Posts: 8,657
Local Time: 11:36 AM
Quote:
Originally posted by susanp6
Corny? Are you kidding? That's totally excellent&thrilling!!

Wow! Bono took your hand - Woo-hoo!
Indeed!

And he called you sweetheart!

Congrats!
Niamh_Saoirse is offline  
Old 05-15-2005, 01:05 AM   #7
New Yorker
 
celia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: all maps welcome
Posts: 2,766
Local Time: 02:36 PM
aww sweetheart. Thats so lovely.
celia is offline  
Old 05-15-2005, 02:34 PM   #8
Rock n' Roll Doggie
FOB
 
Diane L's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Freaked out in a Moonage Daydream, oh yeah!
Posts: 8,864
Local Time: 10:36 AM
That's a great story! Congratulations!!!
Diane L is offline  
Old 05-15-2005, 06:03 PM   #9
The Fly
 
BlackElectric's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 242
Local Time: 09:36 AM
Hey, thanks for the congrats guys!
Now, I'm thinking of changing my name on here to Bonos sweetheart.
hehe just kidding
BlackElectric is offline  
Old 05-15-2005, 11:29 PM   #10
Acrobat
 
mysticchild's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: N. Hollywood
Posts: 421
Local Time: 07:36 AM
That is awesome he held your hand and looked into your eyes. Congrats, that is so cool and sweetheart. I bet you haven't washed your hand since. lol
mysticchild is offline  
Old 05-16-2005, 08:59 AM   #11
Blue Crack Addict
 
Schmeg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: ATL
Posts: 17,688
Local Time: 10:36 AM
That's a great story!
Schmeg is offline  
Old 05-16-2005, 09:20 AM   #12
Refugee
 
sweetie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: MA - the land of every weather pattern imaginable
Posts: 1,857
Local Time: 09:36 AM
Absolutely not corny at all!!!! What a beautiful moment. Congrats!
sweetie is offline  
Old 05-17-2005, 06:19 PM   #13
Refugee
 
kakvox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Chicago
Posts: 1,258
Local Time: 09:36 AM
I wish my life was this corny!
kakvox is offline  
Old 05-20-2005, 04:54 PM   #14
Rock n' Roll Doggie
VIP PASS
 
love2bmama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: running down the road like loose electricity
Posts: 5,529
Local Time: 07:36 AM
that is such a sweet story, not corny at all!! How cool that he called you sweetheart, it gave me goosebumps just reading that. Thanks for sharing your story with us!!
love2bmama is offline  
Old 06-05-2005, 11:26 AM   #15
ONE
love, blood, life
 
BonosBaby12's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: East Coast girl living in Chi-Town
Posts: 14,889
Local Time: 08:36 AM
Awwww I think it's really sweet congrats . Wish he would call me sweetheart! lol
BonosBaby12 is offline  
Old 06-13-2005, 09:47 AM   #16
Refugee
 
forbonou2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Richmond, Kentucky
Posts: 1,846
Local Time: 02:36 PM
BlackEl that's what I like most about Bono (ok, besides the fact he is..aww well, U Know!)he makes every experince ur own-it's not like a 'cattle call'-u know what I mean? PS; u do that-change it to bono's sweetheart given to u by the Man!!
__________________

forbonou2 is offline  
 

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:36 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Design, images and all things inclusive copyright © Interference.com
×