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nutjob

Sport climber
Almost to Hollywood, Baby!
Topic Author's Original Post - Jun 24, 2013 - 07:34pm PT
At risk of further lowering my karma, I must share with you all the following. Somewhere between 11pm and 1am last night, I passed Justin Bieber's touring motorhome on I-5 Southbound coming into Los Angeles. His name was pasted all over the side of it, so I know it's true. And in further support of my claims, while looking for musical events here in Los Angeles, I saw that he's performing at Staples Center in Los Angeles tonight. Woo Hoo!

I dare any of you to top that.

Daphne

Trad climber
Black Rock City
Jun 24, 2013 - 07:36pm PT
Only the father of a young girl would know how immense a sighting that is ;)
Dave Kos

Social climber
Temecula
Jun 24, 2013 - 07:41pm PT
When I lived in LA, my next door neighbor was Ludacris.

We could hear him having sex through the walls.

He wasn't around much, but when he was, we heard it.




adikted

Boulder climber
Tahooooeeeee
Jun 24, 2013 - 07:48pm PT
I went to highschool with Ushers little brother...needless to say we had fun at his place....great partys for a highschooler!!
mucci

Trad climber
The pitch of Bagalaar above you
Jun 24, 2013 - 07:49pm PT
I was on Haight street one year.

Out of a head shop walked the king, Joe Montana with a hottie (not wife) in tow.

I yelled, 'Hey Joe' he turns, I yell 'Go Cheifs!'

He told me we had great BBQ.
Dr. Christ

Mountain climber
State of Mine
Jun 24, 2013 - 07:56pm PT
I met this girl once who knew this guy whose older brother saw the Violent Femmes perform at his high school talent show.
socialclimber

Trad climber
CA
Jun 24, 2013 - 07:58pm PT
Tony Hawk once ollied over my head while transitioning from one vert pipe to a mini ramp...

I have had dinner backstage with Dave Matthews...

I belayed Hans Flourine at a competition at Pacific Edge...

I once yelled "Thank you" during a quiet pause before the encore at a Jeff Bridges concert and he nodded to me, I was sitting four seats to the left of his wife...

I taught Casey Stoner and his wife how to belay with a Gri-Gri at my gym...

I personally know this kid who can make 118 three's in 5 min:


I did offwidth yesterday in Tuolumne with Elliott Robinson... (this is the top of the list...)


How is all that? I mean, you did ask who could top it...

Charles
apogee

climber
Technically expert, safe belayer, can lead if easy
Jun 24, 2013 - 08:16pm PT
I met Steven Tyler on a flight to Kona a few years ago.

One of the greatest moments of my life (with only a little sarcasm).
Mark Hudon

Trad climber
Hood River, OR
Jun 24, 2013 - 08:35pm PT
I was a maid at the Ahwahnee in 1975-76 and had the top floors as my rooms to clean. Years later, the Queen of England slept in one of those rooms.
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Jun 24, 2013 - 08:56pm PT
I worked on a movie with Arte Johnson. It was verrrry interesting, not to
mention unbelievably fun.

In one of his quieter moments.  There weren't a lot.
In one of his quieter moments. There weren't a lot.
Credit: Reilly
Crazy Bat

Sport climber
Birmingham, AL & Sweanee, TN
Jun 24, 2013 - 10:08pm PT
This is true, I kid you not.

My sister in law's ex husband is with a lady whos ex husband's mother married Dave Matthews' father.

Here in the south that makes us related.
Dave Kos

Social climber
Temecula
Jun 24, 2013 - 10:11pm PT
Danny Devito ran into me with a shopping cart.

(actually he just sorta bumped my shopping cart with his.)

Fletcher

Trad climber
The great state of advaita
Jun 24, 2013 - 10:11pm PT
Went to dinner with Todd Rundgren (yeah, only you geezers will know who he is!) in Boston's North End during a MacWorld Expo years ago. At another San Francisco MacWorld, I went to a party at his house in Sausalito.

In addition to being an interesting musician, he was also involved in software development. If anyone remember Flowfazer on the Mac from ages ago, that was his product. Kind of an on-screen lava lamp. Given the crowd I worked with in those days, it all kinda made sense for him to create that.

Well, whaddaya know... it's still around!

http://grokware.com/index.html

Eric
Fletcher

Trad climber
The great state of advaita
Jun 24, 2013 - 10:13pm PT
I ran around a corner without looking and crashed into another guy who was doing the same thing.... twice (on separate occasions). That guy was Steve Jobs.

Eric
Ricky D

Trad climber
Sierra Westside
Jun 24, 2013 - 10:23pm PT
Okay posers - since most of my 17 + years of AV work has taken place In Montecito and Greater Santa Barbara - I have my share of celebrity sightings -

Jonathan Winters (one batshit crazy dude!)
Steve Martin
Eddie van Halen
Valerie Bertinelli
Iggy Pop
Dennis Miller (do you know who I am)
Oprah
John Cleese
T.C. Boyle
Julia Child
Jeff Bridges
Kenny Loggins
Rob Lowe ( his wife is an AZZhole!)
Brad Pitt's brother
Ty Warner (Beanie Baby man)
Joe Walsh ( don't touch my records and don't talk to me)
Andy Granatelli (totally cool garage full of race cars)
James Cameron (even got to ride in his submarine!)
TwistedCrank

climber
Dingleberry Gulch, Ideeho
Jun 24, 2013 - 11:26pm PT
I saw Mel Gibson in Telluride once.

He's short and can't act.
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Jun 25, 2013 - 01:30am PT
Sh!t, Mel Gibson has been to my house. And he still can't act.
OK, he was filming a scene next door. What's the difference?
And he smokes like a chimney! What a wanker.
SalNichols

Big Wall climber
Richmond, CA
Jun 25, 2013 - 01:50am PT
I'm in three scenes of War of the Worlds. Blink and you miss me.
treez

Trad climber
99827
Jun 25, 2013 - 02:03am PT
Shook Craig Kelly's hand at the Alaskan one night circa 2000.

Too many other pros to list since I jumped the Canal. None of them half as cool except maybe Jeremy Jones, but he's practically a local.
Chinchen

climber
Way out there....
Jun 25, 2013 - 03:23am PT
I met Neil Young and told him were not worthy.
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