aliciarae: I met gerard in '06 i believe. it was at the last show at the joe louis Arena in the winter time. i didnt have a backstage pass, and i was so bummed out when they told me i had to leave, so my mom and i waited outside with 40 other people near thethe tourbusses, after 2 hours, there was only 12 of us and our hands were getting frostbite and my mom wanted to leave, and right then, Gerard Came out with a body guard, and said he heard we were out here and that we must be freezing so he was willing to sign some things.he was my idol. and i always imagined all the things i'd say to him and how i wouldnt just be a stupid groupy fan girl, but i got close to him and stopped breathing and said "can you sign my tye?" and "can i get a hug?" And i got them both. And he smelled like Cigarettes,leather and After Shave. and i felt so infinite.It was perfect. he wasnt an asshole.It just made me adore him a bit more.