This was Friday night, the 12th.
BBALLARL (12:21:06 AM): okay heres the story
BBALLARL (12:21:21 AM): me and my 3 friends were mini golfing at the glow-in-the-dark golf at the bridge
BBALLARL (12:21:36 AM): and one of my friends bought an icee, so i suggested we get slurpees
BBALLARL (12:21:41 AM): cause it sounded good
BBALLARL (12:22:04 AM): so we drive to the one on washington and lincoln, and i fill up the slurpee or whatev, and am walking over to get gummi worms
BBALLARL (12:22:30 AM): and i see this guy and girl walk in, and i look at the guys face (he had his hood on over his head) and immediately think "thats fucking zack de la rocha"
BBALLARL (12:22:32 AM): )*
strokesoco (12:22:42 AM): ;p;
strokesoco (12:22:44 AM): lol
BBALLARL (12:22:57 AM): and so i walk over to my friends and say "i think thats zack de la rocha from ratm"
BBALLARL (12:23:14 AM): and they know the band but not him and dont give a shit cause they listen to lil wayne and terrible terrible music
BBALLARL (12:23:38 AM): so i walk over to pretend t o get something again, and we both get to the line at the same time
BBALLARL (12:23:49 AM): and i think for a sec if i should ask, and decide to
strokesoco (12:23:55 AM): hehehe
BBALLARL (12:24:01 AM): and so i said "excuse me...are you zack de la rocha"
BBALLARL (12:24:11 AM): and he half-smiles and says "i am, i am"
BBALLARL (12:24:20 AM): and i get this big douchey grin on my face and kind of freeze
BBALLARL (12:24:33 AM): btw, i want you to copy and paste this convo so people dont think im bullshitting in a few weeks
strokesoco (12:24:33 AM): HAH
strokesoco (12:24:41 AM): hahahahaha ok
BBALLARL (12:24:42 AM): save it to a word document
strokesoco (12:24:50 AM): its already saved in my aim log
strokesoco (12:24:53 AM): <3 dead aim
BBALLARL (12:24:53 AM): bulls on parade shitting...ohhhhhhhh
strokesoco (12:25:04 AM): yeah that doesnt work
strokesoco (12:25:06 AM): sorry
BBALLARL (12:25:13 AM): anyway, so he is like "whats your name?"
BBALLARL (12:25:18 AM): and i say "andrew"
BBALLARL (12:25:33 AM): and he sticks out his hand and says "hey im zack. nice to meet you."
BBALLARL (12:25:38 AM): and i shake his hand
strokesoco (12:25:39 AM): awww!
BBALLARL (12:26:05 AM): and he says "this is my gf catalina" (with super spanish accent on the name). and she shakes my hand and says nice to meet you as well
strokesoco (12:26:15 AM): hot?
BBALLARL (12:26:41 AM): so this is where the exact order of the events gets fuzzy, because at this point im thinking "should i ask?" plus i really admire this guy so im trying not to be a douche
BBALLARL (12:26:46 AM): and no, shes not, but she was very nice
BBALLARL (12:27:15 AM): and i think i just said "so are you guys playing coachella this year?"
BBALLARL (12:27:20 AM): you guys obviously meaning RATM
BBALLARL (12:27:51 AM): and he says "i cant tell you that" but he and his gf both kind of eye-smile (you know where their eyes twinkle, and you can tell theyre keeping a secret? that kind of thing)
BBALLARL (12:28:13 AM): and she kind of laughs and says, sarcastically, "but i can tell you"
BBALLARL (12:28:33 AM): and hes like "im contractually obligated" but jokingly
BBALLARL (12:28:57 AM): and then hes like "no, we're playing this year. yeah."
strokesoco (12:29:04 AM): ahaahaha
strokesoco (12:29:08 AM): thats so awesome
BBALLARL (12:29:13 AM): and i think i got the douchey grin and said something to the effect "awesome, thats so rad"
BBALLARL (12:29:20 AM): and i asked if he was excited
BBALLARL (12:29:31 AM): and hes like "yeah, its been a long time since the 4 of us were on stage together"
BBALLARL (12:29:39 AM): and then said "how did you know about that?"
strokesoco (12:29:42 AM): HAHAHAHA
BBALLARL (12:29:47 AM): and i said "i post on the message board"
BBALLARL (12:30:00 AM): "and that you guys were rumored and stuff"
BBALLARL (12:30:14 AM): and then i said "you guys played 99 right?"
strokesoco (12:30:20 AM): lol
BBALLARL (12:30:23 AM): and hes like "yeah, we did. i remember cause i had laryngitis"
strokesoco (12:30:27 AM): aww
BBALLARL (12:30:29 AM): and i was like "oh yeah i have a bootleg of that"
strokesoco (12:30:35 AM): damn you had a whole convo with the man!
BBALLARL (12:30:39 AM): (im such a loser...message board, bootlegs, etc)
strokesoco (12:30:54 AM): but youre a winner cause you fucking talked to zach de la rocha!
BBALLARL (12:31:35 AM): and hes like "cool". so then i said they could go in front of us in line because they were there first (untrue, i just was kind of excited) and i said "nice to meet you" again and they said the same and they left
strokesoco (12:31:55 AM): awww andrew
BBALLARL (12:31:57 AM): he bought kendal jackson red wine from 7-11
strokesoco (12:31:59 AM): amazing
strokesoco (12:32:02 AM): hahahahaha
BBALLARL (12:32:06 AM): and then drove off in his bmw
strokesoco (12:32:07 AM): so cool
BBALLARL (12:32:08 AM): which was dirty