Have you ever asked someone for their autograph?
Asked by Josh Board
March 26, 2008
From Mira Mesa (QA Engineer)
I got Dave Barry’s autograph at a book signing. Then I happened to see him at the Tower of London. I said, “Thanks for signing my book.” He thanked me for buying it. I also got Keith Emerson and Greg Lake’s autographs. Oh, I got Wilt Chamberlain’s autograph. Do you know who he is? And, when I lived in London, I got Michael Palin from Monty Python.
From University Towne Centre (Website Engineer)
My only autograph was Ted Allen, one of the Queer Eye for the Straight Guys. He was the chef. Oh, wait, I got Majel Barrett. She was in Star Trek and married to Gene Roddenberry. I got her at a Star Trek convention in Pasadena. I also got Tommy Lasorda’s autograph. I didn’t ask for it. It was just handed to me.
From Encinitas (Retired)
I got Frank Herbert, who wrote Dune. That was in downtown San Diego. And the author who wrote Heart of the Rose and is one of the most famous living European authors. I’m getting Gene Wilder to sign this book today. I also got an autograph from Joey Ramone.
From San Diego (Bartender)
I don’t get autographs. Celebrities probably get so tired of signing them all the time, so I’ll just shake their hands. I met Rick Fox at a Lakers game. I met Shaquille O’Neal at a Denny’s in Palm Springs. I met Nelly, the rapper. I met Cedric the Entertainer. I also met Gary Payton, but I was only six at the time.
From Mission Beach (Waitress)
I’ve never gotten anyone’s autograph. I don’t get people’s autographs. But, when I was a kid, I did get a lot of the Celtics. I lived in Boston, and we would stand outside after the games because my dad was really into it. We got a few different players, but I don’t remember their names now. The only one I can think of that I got an autograph from was their center, Robert Parish.
From San Diego (Contracts Administrator)
The one time I got something autographed was when my company was holding a Padre Night at the picnic area of Petco Park, right behind the bullpen. My mom is a huge fan of Trevor Hoffman, so I bought a program in hopes that he would come out and sign a few things. Right before the game, he came into the bullpen and headed straight for the fans. I rushed over, right behind a few kids. If they weren’t the president of the company’s kids, I might’ve pushed them out of the way. Trevor signed my program. At the top of the ninth, they brought Trevor out. I yelled, “We love you, Trevor!” He didn’t turn around, but I know he heard me.