080725 LA MEET: SUCCESS!
lol. it took me a while to get these posted, but i’m here to update our fansite on the first (& hopefully not the last) of 2008’s Project Meet & Greet.
LA is definitely a huge place, but i’d say 10 people total of LA MEET’s attendance was WAY more than enough. i was overwhelmed by the turnout & the determination of all the VIPz who made it out to the meet. from convincing parents, to taking trains & buses, to the lame traffic, & to enduring a big city to find the directions to the many places we were going, i would like to thank everyone who came out for the MEET. it’s cuz of your determination to make it, that made the LA MEET, in my opinion, a huge success. i loved meeting you all, & i’m definitely down to meet up again!
shout outs to the attendees:
-JESKA of Pasadena/K-TOWN, my co-coordinator & co-host. finally got to meet you! i’ll eat with you next time so you don’t have to eat on your own next time!
-PEARL of Alhambra, for hooking up w/ the ride… it was a BLAST talking to you, you’re crazier than i am! i envy all your BB-loving friends. we should definitely meet up in alhambra/monterey park.
-LIZ of K-TOWN, my freakin ROOMIE of last yr & this coming yr, i love you to death, & if it wasn’t for you, i wouldn’t get my pix of all the VIPz. thanks SO MUCH for coming, you didn’t need to, but i know u wanted to meet “other Melindas” & you got it lol. i <3 u.
-SARAH & STEPHANIE of Bellflower, you sisters are the bomb! you took a train all the way down to LA, & i got to meet your MOM, who must be so freakin awesome to let you come along! haha i love ur SR dogtag sarah, & lucky you steph to get that bargain on the photobook! (your welcome for dragging you into that store lol)
-SARAH of Westwood, thanks for taggin along last minute! i know you enjoyed my jiyong spazzing as much as i loved your YB spazzing.
-JESSICA & YVONNE of Long Beach: OMGOSH! you sisters are hilarious! i love you for coming up from LB, you guys are hardcore! i’m sorry no LB meet was organized, but you had fun at LA no? for getting lost & whatnot, you found the place real well, even scared me in the food court lol. you 2 r awesome!
-JOYCE of K-TOWN, my other jiyong spazzer (there were 3 total), you’re too silly. i’m sorry there was no other photobook for you to purchase, but you got a BB poster instead, that’s good enough!?!?
you all have my digits, so don’t be afraid to hit me up to chat or chill. <3 you guyz!
& here’s the pix of our wonderful day. enjoy my caps & spazzing xD
^ we went to KTOWN PLAZA & took over a section of the food court, & we all tried some genuine korean food. haha taste the culture!
^ i busted out my laptop & played the GREAT DVD, everyone got their greasy hands on the DVD photobook lol. it’s pearl right up close to the laptop.
^ asian pose! lol so my batteries on my laptop were running low, & i tried to plug it in next to those kiddy rides in the back, & the security got so mad at me… lol
^ more angles. everyone’s paying attn to SR/DS solos xD
^ i think this was SR pouring his heart out. we had like 2 members of TEAM SR. it was intoxicating.
^ haha this halmoni was looking at us like weirdos, she kept walking past our table while we all screamed over those hot korean boyz on my laptop screen, & like… i saw her walk back to her husband, & i was like OMGOSH, that is SOOO ME & GD WHEN WE ARE OLD. “this goes out to ya, baby.” xD
^ one of my goals was to raid a korean music store & find the BB section, & i walk into the store, & the first thing i saw was YB’s album. then STEPH went crazy & i noticed the photobook was right there & i was like WTH & she was like OMG i’m gonna buy it! i was like TIGHT how much is it? & it was .. $40 BUX! i was SOO MAD cuz i got mine for $50. -____- well lucky steph for claiming it, & your welcome for the good deal. in fact, your welcome to BB, cuz we be buying BB stuff to no end. <3
^ sarah, sarah, & steph by the BB goodies.
^ little did i know, there was another stash of BB stuff. CRAZY HUH! never in my life did i touch so many BB merch at once. lol
^ there it is again. damn. (pearl, the crazy girl was like hmm i have this one, this one, that one, oh i have all of em lol. darn you!)
^ my awesome roomie liz, whose mom is manager of ktown plaza decides to take us “tourists” around the plaza, & jessica & yvonne stop by a lil cute store & jessica bought this cute cell phone chain thingy. xD
^ rofl. i had to drag our whole group back to take pix w/ the BB merchandise. LOOK BOYZ! we’re advertising for you! <333
^ round 2. we totally look like noobs. the store owner looked at us funny.
^ i had to capture one of the greatest moment’s in stephanie’s life: purchasing the BIG BANG HISTORY PHOTOBOOK. hahahaha.
^ believe it or not, these critters are ERASERS! how could you use up such precious things?
^ shopping like noobs. haha.
^ i love these lil shops. you wanna touch EVERYTHING.
^ candid! it took about 5 takes lol
^ OOOH! remember the HUGE WHITE TEDDY BEAR each member hugged & made love to? well, we found the same bear (so we think) & we all were mesmerized & envious of its beauty & decided to have our own lil photoshoot w/ it.
^ pearl, or PEA-RI as she calls herself (pearl + seungri = PEA-RI lol) went & copied SR lol.
^ she was too shy to hug the big thing.
^ these sisters are too adorable. gahh. do you see sarah’s dogtag? i was like wth! lol her dogtag says SEUNGRI on one side, & SARAH on the other side. that’s mad love <333
^ HAHAHHA aiite. so as i was walking out of that store, these handmade cards caught my eye. esp this one. guess wat i was thinking? “ME & JIYONG… VERY SOON!” lol. joyce tried to convince us all that it was her & jiyong, but we all know the truth xD
^ LA MEET 2008 group. <333
^ LA MEET 2008 group, pt. 2
^ alright, we head to another mall, & went up to find some posters, & this music store, right when we strolled up, just finished playing BB’s REAL CONCERT DVD! i was like geez BB LOVE EVERYWHERE!
^ front of the store, YB’s album & GREAT LIVE CONCERT CD. <3333
^ JOYCE is the NEW OWNER of a BIG BANG POSTER. $5 bux. what a snatch.
^ chilling outside.
^ getting ready for another picture.
^ THERE IT IS! lol
^ well we got boba, & went outside to sit. i finally learned how to count to 10 in hangul. & no one else wanted to learn… well a funny moment here was that, i pulled out my cell phone & bumped BB hella loud, expecting that we all sang along, but we’re such shy group. i was more into finding some random ppl who would catch the BB craze, cuz BB is so well-known & whatnot, but the crowd sitting outside was filled w/ old ppl. but i was DETERMINED! so i played LIES first. it’s so famous. & i coulda sworn this one dude behind me wanted to sing so bad, so i kept looking back at him discreetly, & sending him subliminal messages like “YOU WANT TO DO THE NODS & SING KOH JID MAL!” but it didnt work. so i tried LAST FAREWELL, & i really thought this time would work, but i looked to another guy on my left, & all the while, the girls were laughing at me so bad… & i tried to look if INSIDE had more interesting ppl, but it was the same crowd, so uh… we gave up, & that’s when we went home lol. OH WELL =\
^ lol jeska was trying to be “artsy” with all these B&W pix.
overall, it was a fun day. 5 hrs of fun! thanks again to all those who came!
as for those now who are intrigued to join, please check out the details on the sidebar & the location updates. you can totally host one in your area, even if it’s a small one like this. i guarantee you’ll have some fun!