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  • July 16, 2000
    Let's get one thing straight

    Let's get one thing straight . . . .from the get go. . .as quickly as life moves these days. . . it's tough to find enough spare minutes in the day to get the basics done. . .you know it's true. . .so thanks for spending a couple of minutes with us today . . .and Welcome to day number sixteen of your Daily Goo. . .

    I stand quietly . . . reflect. . take my first step forward and plunge headfirst into that large pile of data which is our mailbag. . .zeroes and ones everywhere. . . our mission. . . to select a letter. . .and we have succeeded in that mission. . .this letter from Tracy Meagher of Lima, OH . . .she writes. . .

    Hey John,Robby and Mike, Got a question. Well there's all of these mailinglists online.And of course lots of people think the three of you are on them.Between you and me I think your just a little busy for that. But any truth to it? Come on tell us.Please pretty please with sugar on top!Have a good weekend! Tracy

    Tracy. . . there's a lot of information on this here webby thing. . .some is accurate. . . but trust me. . . please. . .as far as message boards go. . . much of it it is incorrect . . .sometimes misinformation from well meaning and wickedly devoted fans. . .sometimes despicable acts of evil with malicious and hurtful intent from childish troublemakers. . .either way. . .the only place you are for sure hearing our thoughts on this here webby thing is here at goo goo dolls.com . . . go to our links. . . we point you to some of the reputable websites. . . but trust me . . .no message boards. . . no chat rooms. . .we just don't do it. . .beware. . . i've heard about people being online posing as us. . .dorks. . .don't get fooled by 'em. . . stick with us here at the daily goo. . .we may not get to all of the letters. . .but this is the only place you know for sure you're getting the skinny from us. . . .

    And now. . . it's time to announce the winner of yesterday's Daily Goo Quickie? . . . .wow. . . this must have been the toughest one yet. . . lots of guesses. . . only one right answer. . . and here was the question. . .

    Which one of these artists have the goo goo dolls not performed a show with?. . . .

    Motorhead

    Extreme

    Savage Garden

    Rolling Stones

    The Replacements

    Nirvana

    Marilyn Manson

    And now for the answer. . . Let's eliminate them. . .one by one. . .briefly. . .

    Motorhead. . . as a support act in Rochester and Buffalo during the Jed record. . .

    Extreme. . .on the Hold Me Up tour. . .we got offered 3 support slots in the deep south. . .made fun of heavy metal for 40 minutes on the first night . . . dismissed WITH PAY from the next 2 shows right after our set. . .as we were leaving . . . got on top of our van and changed the letters on the marquee from. . . IN CONCERT EXTREME. . .to . . . IN CONCERT REM. . .we drove away. . only had to listen to them once. . .it was enough. . .too much. . .

    Savage Garden. . .Zootopia radio show. . .n.y.. . .this year. . . 'nuff said. . .

    Rolling Stones. . .two of the greatest weeks in our lives. . .dizzy tour. . . .'nuff said again. . .

    The Replacements. . .Hold Me Up tour. . . awesome. . . seeing one of the best bands in history night after night after night. . . never ever forget it. . . .

    Marilyn Manson. . .on the dizzt tour. . .a festival in Imola, Italy. . .most popular incorrect answer. . . the show ended in some sort of fiery riot. . .

    Nirvana. . . . uhm. . . . nope. . . . seen 'em. . . they rocked. . . . never played with them. . .i'm almost suprised myself. . . .but. . . . . nope. . .and that's the correct answer. . . Nirvana

    And qualifying with the correct answer. . . and promptly selected at random by a very primitive. . . yet effective. . .lottery system. . . .the winner is. . . .Jessica Renee. . . .congrats. . . you'll recieve a Platinum Play CD and an autographed 8x10 photo. . .groovy ?. . . . stay tuned for more daily goo quickies in days to come. . .

    There's a great picture we dug up from a tour we did with bush in 1996. . . we were playing in Madison Wisconsin. . . cheap trick came to the show we asked them to play our encore for us. . . their singer,robin zander, couldn't make it. . . after our set we did that encore. . . with . . . yes. . . . CHEAP TRICK!!!!!!!!!!!! . . . . . robby sang and johnny played guitar. . . .with bun, tom and rick of cheap trick. . . .we played surrender nonetheless. . . lot's of bedazzled and a handful of uninformed kids looked on. . .mike too. . . they are rock gods my friends. . . if you aren't familiar. . . . shame shame. . . . i hope you thank us for the tip. . . . .click on picture 1 to see a photo. . . .

    What's the best thing about being born ?????. . . . one day a year it's your special day. . . . your birthday. . .and a mention in the daily goo. . . we would like to recognize the anniversary of the birth of the following. . . i hope you have all made your mothers proud. . .here it goes. . . Alice Kellogg from Katonah, NY, Amanda from Milford, IA, Erik Lindstrom from Lidingo, Sweden, Katy Oakes from Mount Prospect, IL, Portia Fehr from schwenksville, PA, Shoshana Gray from Pueblo West, CO, Vanessa Zifer from New Philadelphia, OH, Michele Pire from Fair Lawn, NJ and Kari Van Horn from Marlton, NJ . . .

    And that means another daily goo draws to a close. . . hope you all had a nice time at our gooey site today. . . . don't forget the monthly contest. . . . click on the entry button for details . . .and click on picture 2 for a photo of the prizes. . .lots of new stuff in the gallery. . . .we'll get to some more of the thousands of letters we've received letters tomorrow. . . . .and . . . oh. . . . .before we go. . . .do the right thing. . . . you know what that is. . . .it's always easier. . .

    The daily goo goes away now. . . . see ya in the mornin'. . . missing you already. . . .

    love

    goo

Goo Goo Dolls's picture
on July 16, 2000 - 12:00am

Let's get one thing straight . . . .from the get go. . .as quickly as life moves these days. . . it's tough to find enough spare minutes in the day to get the basics done. . .you know it's true. . .so thanks for spending a couple of minutes with us today . . .and Welcome to day number sixteen of your Daily Goo. . .

I stand quietly . . . reflect. . take my first step forward and plunge headfirst into that large pile of data which is our mailbag. . .zeroes and ones everywhere. . . our mission. . . to select a letter. . .and we have succeeded in that mission. . .this letter from Tracy Meagher of Lima, OH . . .she writes. . .

Hey John,Robby and Mike, Got a question. Well there's all of these mailinglists online.And of course lots of people think the three of you are on them.Between you and me I think your just a little busy for that. But any truth to it? Come on tell us.Please pretty please with sugar on top!Have a good weekend! Tracy

Tracy. . . there's a lot of information on this here webby thing. . .some is accurate. . . but trust me. . . please. . .as far as message boards go. . . much of it it is incorrect . . .sometimes misinformation from well meaning and wickedly devoted fans. . .sometimes despicable acts of evil with malicious and hurtful intent from childish troublemakers. . .either way. . .the only place you are for sure hearing our thoughts on this here webby thing is here at goo goo dolls.com . . . go to our links. . . we point you to some of the reputable websites. . . but trust me . . .no message boards. . . no chat rooms. . .we just don't do it. . .beware. . . i've heard about people being online posing as us. . .dorks. . .don't get fooled by 'em. . . stick with us here at the daily goo. . .we may not get to all of the letters. . .but this is the only place you know for sure you're getting the skinny from us. . . .

And now. . . it's time to announce the winner of yesterday's Daily Goo Quickie? . . . .wow. . . this must have been the toughest one yet. . . lots of guesses. . . only one right answer. . . and here was the question. . .

Which one of these artists have the goo goo dolls not performed a show with?. . . .

Motorhead

Extreme

Savage Garden

Rolling Stones

The Replacements

Nirvana

Marilyn Manson

And now for the answer. . . Let's eliminate them. . .one by one. . .briefly. . .

Motorhead. . . as a support act in Rochester and Buffalo during the Jed record. . .

Extreme. . .on the Hold Me Up tour. . .we got offered 3 support slots in the deep south. . .made fun of heavy metal for 40 minutes on the first night . . . dismissed WITH PAY from the next 2 shows right after our set. . .as we were leaving . . . got on top of our van and changed the letters on the marquee from. . . IN CONCERT EXTREME. . .to . . . IN CONCERT REM. . .we drove away. . only had to listen to them once. . .it was enough. . .too much. . .

Savage Garden. . .Zootopia radio show. . .n.y.. . .this year. . . 'nuff said. . .

Rolling Stones. . .two of the greatest weeks in our lives. . .dizzy tour. . . .'nuff said again. . .

The Replacements. . .Hold Me Up tour. . . awesome. . . seeing one of the best bands in history night after night after night. . . never ever forget it. . . .

Marilyn Manson. . .on the dizzt tour. . .a festival in Imola, Italy. . .most popular incorrect answer. . . the show ended in some sort of fiery riot. . .

Nirvana. . . . uhm. . . . nope. . . . seen 'em. . . they rocked. . . . never played with them. . .i'm almost suprised myself. . . .but. . . . . nope. . .and that's the correct answer. . . Nirvana

And qualifying with the correct answer. . . and promptly selected at random by a very primitive. . . yet effective. . .lottery system. . . .the winner is. . . .Jessica Renee. . . .congrats. . . you'll recieve a Platinum Play CD and an autographed 8x10 photo. . .groovy ?. . . . stay tuned for more daily goo quickies in days to come. . .

There's a great picture we dug up from a tour we did with bush in 1996. . . we were playing in Madison Wisconsin. . . cheap trick came to the show we asked them to play our encore for us. . . their singer,robin zander, couldn't make it. . . after our set we did that encore. . . with . . . yes. . . . CHEAP TRICK!!!!!!!!!!!! . . . . . robby sang and johnny played guitar. . . .with bun, tom and rick of cheap trick. . . .we played surrender nonetheless. . . lot's of bedazzled and a handful of uninformed kids looked on. . .mike too. . . they are rock gods my friends. . . if you aren't familiar. . . . shame shame. . . . i hope you thank us for the tip. . . . .click on picture 1 to see a photo. . . .

What's the best thing about being born ?????. . . . one day a year it's your special day. . . . your birthday. . .and a mention in the daily goo. . . we would like to recognize the anniversary of the birth of the following. . . i hope you have all made your mothers proud. . .here it goes. . . Alice Kellogg from Katonah, NY, Amanda from Milford, IA, Erik Lindstrom from Lidingo, Sweden, Katy Oakes from Mount Prospect, IL, Portia Fehr from schwenksville, PA, Shoshana Gray from Pueblo West, CO, Vanessa Zifer from New Philadelphia, OH, Michele Pire from Fair Lawn, NJ and Kari Van Horn from Marlton, NJ . . .

And that means another daily goo draws to a close. . . hope you all had a nice time at our gooey site today. . . . don't forget the monthly contest. . . . click on the entry button for details . . .and click on picture 2 for a photo of the prizes. . .lots of new stuff in the gallery. . . .we'll get to some more of the thousands of letters we've received letters tomorrow. . . . .and . . . oh. . . . .before we go. . . .do the right thing. . . . you know what that is. . . .it's always easier. . .

The daily goo goes away now. . . . see ya in the mornin'. . . missing you already. . . .

love

goo

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