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You Know You're Obsessed when 500 posts aren't enough and you've started thread #3
[img]smilies/star.gif[/img] When you don't even need to say it anymore. [img]smilies/star.gif[/img]
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OOh! I wish I were home right now I'd post all the reasons from the last thread!
[img]smilies/star.gif[/img] When you save everything from this thread just to repost when it reaches another page! [img]smilies/star.gif[/img]
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I'm not at home right now either, but I'm only two floors below my flat. Where are you?
[img]smilies/star.gif[/img] When you desperately try not to turn everything into an OT thread (like a certain MonkeyBee I know), but just can't! [img]smilies/biggrin.gif[/img] [img]smilies/star.gif[/img]
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I'm at my neighbors house cause I'm babysitting tomorrow and it's easier just to stay at their house. Besides I get to sleep a little bit later!
Well, I'm going to sleep now [img]smilies/yawn.gif[/img] But hopefully I'll be on tomorrow (my birthday [img]smilies/blinkie.gif[/img] ) to catch up with a few posts! [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]
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Oh! Oh! [img]smilies/clap.gif[/img] [img]smilies/party.gif[/img] Happy Birthday in advance, just in case I don't show up in time. [img]smilies/hug.gif[/img] How old are you going to be then?
((Oh, yeah, I see the counter in your sig's growing. [img]smilies/lol.gif[/img] ))
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I kno the number in my sig is growing! It's scaring me! I still plan on seeing it with my mom and my friend said that if I went to see Legally Blonde II with her again she'd take me to see POTC again and I said it was deal!
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6 times?!!! It's not released yet over here so stop rubbing it in for those who have to wait another 11 days to see it!! [img]smilies/mad.gif[/img] [img]smilies/bawl.gif[/img]
You're just jealous 'cause the voices are talking to me and not you.
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[img]smilies/star.gif[/img] when people around you, even know how many days it is, until PotC airs in your country [img]smilies/star.gif[/img]
~Muse of Fantasies~
~Keepers of: Paris, Orli`s ears, Leglas`s crown and shirt.
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[img]smilies/star.gif[/img] When you learn the virtue of patience from waiting for POTC to reach your shores. [img]smilies/lol.gif[/img] [img]smilies/star.gif[/img]
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[img]smilies/star.gif[/img] When you go see POTC again and the ticket lady exclaims, "Not again!" [img]smilies/star.gif[/img]
These are all the signs from the last thread. There not in any kind of order.
When you turn each thread into an OT
When you're always the last one left in the boards.
When you'r on the boards so long that the people from one side of the world have already gone to sleep and you're still there to meet the people from the other side of the world who've just woken up.
When you're friends ask you how many posts you have on FF
when you tape this show about the movie festival in Kann (or something like that) because there hanging PotC posters everywhere, and somethimes you can see them on screen.
when you leave the hall where the movie YOU went to see is on, and go to another hall, coz your friends told you the TTT trailer's on, and you start jumping up and down and OOOOHing like a maniac
when you're on an airplane and you see the POTC preview on the screen and grab the earphones from the person next to you so you can hear Orli's sexy voice (its happened...i did it on the plane yesterday
When you figure out he speaks French, so you download every song imaginable in French and pretend it's Orli.
Also, you see your friend in a whole new light cause she speaks French. She become your idol
When you consider bungee jumping cause Orli would do it
When fat men in kilts remind you of the time Orli wore a kilt
When you don't even think anymore that the possibility of bumping into him in the street is ridiculous.
When your brother refers to him as Orli instead of just Orlando
when you take your dog for a walk, and bump into a tree (with stings that almost pierce out your eye)coz you're too busy thinking about Legolas
When you've given up on trying to find an "I [img]smilies/love.gif[/img] Orlando" shirt from Orlando, Florida, so you decide to make one instead No one will tell the difference, right?
When all your friends are as updated about him as you are... whether they like it or not. And oh yeah, the already unconsciously call him "Orli," too.
When your dad, who doesn't like to spend lots of money on "stupid stuff", actually considers buying you a $40 Orlando Bloom poster cause he knows it would make you happy
When your mum hears at the sound of your voice that your talking about something that reminds you of Orli
When your parents are already seriously considering a giant Orlando Bloom picture cake to serve for your eighteenth birthday... and forego the traditional eighteen-tiered thingamabob.
When the only guy coming with you and a bunch of other girls to watch POTC is taking points and tips on what to bring to the movies (ie. bucket, mop, extra pair of shirt, barrier between me and him) and what to wear (ie. layers of long sleeves so as not to get hurt when my fingers and long nails find itself digging into his arms whenever I see Orli)
When you check your attendance sheet in the office, and when you see the acronym OB beside one of your logsheets, you think Orlando Bloom instead of what it really is: Official Business.
When you look over your church bulletin...then squeal really loudly and when your friends look you point at someone named Orlando and then they all [img]smilies/lol.gif[/img] and say "We knew you were gonna do that...we were just waiting for you to see it"
when your friends talk about how to handle your obsession, behind your back
When your friends willingly go and see an Orlando Bloom movie with you
When you and your friends are already considering a formal seat plan on how to equally separate each of you in the theater so the screams won't be so loud that you woudn't be able to understand the movie anymore.
When you risk sanction by shushing your boss because you want to watch the POTC trailer on TV with absolute silence.
When you count down to the minute to when you leave your house to see POTC
When you suddenly realize that in your notebook where you track your expenses, you've unconsciously added a new category called "Orli-stuff" and it's the only one that reaches three figures daily.
I wrote Danielle Turner on every note at work I had to fill in, and everyone on my work was like oh no not that Orli pirate,first she wrote Bloom behind her name and now its Turner
When you tell everyone on your work that your off speaking terms with Orli (cause of the pics with kate) they ask you If it is because he didn`t call you last night to say that he loves you.
When you spends hours getting ready for POTC even tho all your gonna do is sit in a chair and watch a big screen
When you go to lordoftherings.net and keep on pressing refresh when you realize that each time a different cast member introduces the site and get super frusterated when you don't hear Orli's voice (coughlikerightnowcough).
you spend 5 hours looking at the sites 'google' comes up with after you type in 'Orlando Bloom'
You end up talking to a girl you swore never to speak to again just because you heard 'Orlando' (and it turns out she was talking about her holiday )
your counting the days till all Orli's films come out - even the ones so far off they dont even have a release date yet
When you convince your parents to take you again even tho you saw it less than 24 hours ago
when you father tells you your going to london in august and your like is cantenbury very far away and he goes like what ?? and realising his major stupidity just change the subject to - is there enough time to go to the cinema watch this moviee ?? cause i will only be there for like 2 days
when I came in to work this morning they didn`t ask how I was doing but they asked how Orli was or do we have to ask how Will is doing they said
if your dad starts making puns about your OBsession.
When you stay in on a Saturday night just to watch E Graham Norton (its like the highlights of the whole weeks worth of Graham Norton shows) just to see the Orli bits again even though you saw it all on Tuesday
When you are able to spot every single "Bloom" in a movie's credits without effort.
When you actually begin using words like bloody and blooming and your parents think you're insane
When your friends ask each other after watching POTC with you "What have we gotten ourselves into?" cuz you're walking down the street yelling "SILVERWARE!!!!!" and asking everyone "Savvy?" and coming up to people saying "They've taken Elizabeth! We must save her!"
When your friends tell you that you've sucked them into your Orli club and that you're the prez
When your brother claps at the end of POTC and starts a giant round of applause
When you never run out of things to add to this thread.
When you make sure that everyone gives you something Orli related for your burfday but even before you ask your friends and parents...they already know what you're going to say "Yes we know what you want for your burfday...
When you and your friend stay for the credits of POTC and start cat-calling when Orlando's name finally comes up. (We didn't care that the ushers were the only ones standing there watching us
When all your friends and all the people in your address book (yes, event the teachers) are all frequently updated with all Orli progress... whether they like it or not.
When you scream "SEQUEL!" before the first credit of POTC goes by
When you go at all lengths to see it opening night with some friends, hang a pirate flag from your house, and buy a bunch of eyepatches and swords to wear to the theater
When you come home from a trip and there is a life-size cardboard cutout in your room of Legolas...and you didn't buy it
When you know precisly the minute when Legolas appears in FOTK
When you wanted to buy a pirate hat to see POTC by someone wouldn't let you COUGHLISACOUGH
When you walk around school chanting Orli ... Orli just because you can
When you begin to write Orli fanfiction in class instead of doing the essay your surposed to be writing
When your writing a fic about the Arrows all going to the ROTK Premier in London
When you set the table and while you're putting down the forks and spoons...you can't help but shout SILVERWARE even though your parents are giving you the weirdest looks ever....
When your 10 year old neighbor calls you saying she make up a new version of Black Eyed Pea's song "Where is the love" to "Where is the rum" all because of POTC
When you start to feel like some of your once reluctant friends are starting to become more obsessed with him than you!
When you start getting ideas for (a)the fic, (b)a wallpaper, (c)an avatar, or (d)anything related to him that you could make in class. ... and you start doodling it out, too!
When you have more friends online that you've never met (not to mention half of them are also halfway around the world) than in real life, and the only thing you have in common with them is your thing for Orlando!
when Orli officially becomes a risk to your health
When you bribe the movie attendant for the POTC cardboard standup and poster
When you claim to be a LotR freak, but realize you're only in it for Legolas
When you tear yourself away from the computer and the new Orli pics to feed the dogs (by your dad's orders), only to call out for your dog as "Orli!"
When you spend five hours trying to find the theme song to POTC (and I don't me A Pirates Life For Me) and another three downloading it
When your first reaction to everything is now related to Orli.
When you wanna know what the theme song for POTC is cuz you wanna download it too....
When you're getting and making everything Orli that you can even when you really don't need it anyway. (e.g. a site, a blog, a fic, a message board, a live journal, hosting...
When you have Will Turner as your display picture on MSN and your ex's current gurlfriend goes "Who's the hottie in the pic?" You reply "Orlando Bloom...the love of my life."
When you plan to go on the POTC ride and in the middle of it yell "SAVE ME WILL!!!!"....
When you unconsciously put on a face that your cousin calls "priceless" when you see a POTC ad on the telly.
When you're at a spa and you see Orlando and Johnny in US magazine and "kindly" ask her to cut out the picture for you
When work becomes more exciting because Orlando (Florida) is one of the most popular words uttered.
When you read the phrase "doom and gloom" and you automatically rhyme "Bloom".
I swear. This just happened like last night.
when you see anything orli-related and don't get much else done that day....
When everything that comes out of your mouth is Orlando related.
When you think you see him in almost every guy you walk past.
When you stare at the banner in this board simply because its British Airways.
When you start supporting the Yankees (even though you don't care about baseball) because you found out they have a pitcher named Orlando (Hernandez.)
When u buy a copy of Shakespeare's As You Like It because Orlando is one of the main characters.
When your eyes bug out at the words "Orlando, Florida"
When you purposely pass the street named Orlando and giggle to yourself.
When you giggle just seeing the name Orlando.
When you see a guy on the bus who in actuality looks nothing like Orli, but his hair is sort of in a fin, and you immediately think of Orli and start comparing all Orli's hairstyles while staring at the back of the guy's head.
When you think you see Orlando and know that if he's not wearing the ring on his index finger its not him.
Orlando Pictures & Multimedia
You have over 250 pictures/links of Orli saved on your computer (279 at last count, sigh)
You make Orli websites, WP's, fanart, avatars, and any other Orli multimedia you would ever need.
When you find out that you can't buy the Orli magazine, you throw a fit until the manager just gives it to you.
When you make screencaps of any interview he does, you start to look for tongue shots....
When you run out and buy every magazine you have for more pics of him.
Orli's voice is so hot you conspire to steal a dictaphone tape of an English attorney just to hear someone who sort of sounds like him...
When the printed out picture of him is the one thing you go to for comfort when youve had a bad day when your best friend makes you an Orlando Bloom patch cause she says youve been smoking him way too much lately
When u notice that u buy a mag for this little pic in the corner of page 8 which shows Orli's back
You would have bought the Movie covers of Fellowship of the rings if only they had Orlando on them... And did briefly think about buying the compilation for the tiny pic of Legolas on the back ...
I'm willing to pay $13.50 Cdn to watch a movie that _may_ have the TT trailer in it...
I buy every magazine with his name _mentioned_ in it on the chance that I'll get to glimpse a new pic.
When you go on your holidays, but bring pictures and posters and autographs, and spend the whole of your first day building a 'Shrine of Saint Orlymus' in the corner of your hotel room. Then scare the chamber maids witless when they come in to find you worshipping at it, making religious offerings of veggiburgers, soya milk and chai latte, and chanting 'orlando is my god foreveeeer, orlando is my god foreveeeer'.
You're in Costco and while your family is shopping, you stand in front of the LOTR poster (to stare at the little picture of Legolas ) until your family forces you to leave.
When you grab anything that says LOTR and the first thing you look at is the pic of Legolas on it
When you can say, with authority, that you've seen almost every picture of Orlando online there is (you go "Oh, Ive seen that, and that, and that already!")
When you make color copies of all your Orlando pics cause you don't want to run the risk that you ruin the originals.
When you watch the Graham Norton interview + dance along when they play the shoot that poison arrow music as he walks on
When u get excited seeing the name Orlando in an airlines tv commercial.
When you take Orlando pictures to school on your first day so you can decorate your homework planner straight away
When you see his picture in a magazine or book in a shop, you suddenly feel the need to sit down and stare for about an hour.
When you subscribe to all the teen magazines just to make sure you get all his pics.
When you'll sign up for premium online services just to access one article about a movie Orlando stars in, even though the article does not mention him at all.
When you go around searching for anything Legolas/Orlando related even if you have it already.
When you download all the interviews you can even though your computer doesn't have enough disk space.
You've coined an Orli/Legolas phrase that you say with alarming frequency. Oh my silver frock boy!
Orlando Influences in Dress & Appearance
You try convincing the men in your life that half-cut ties, checkered shirts, and yellow socks are the fashion trend of the moment.
You get a singlet top printed that says Dance Silver Frock Boy, dance! on it.
You think that any guy that doesn't have a British accent is "not fit for you."
At the time that FOTR was screening, you had a boyfriend who was as obsessed about Legolas as you are, and thought Orlando had fabulous fashion sense, and was thinking about buying a few similar clothes, and EVEN posted a few times on the Legolas thread at the LOTR board
Whenever you see a stripy, colourful shirt at the shops, you proclaim it to be "An Orli shirt!".
"Just grow your hair a little longer, I'll get some gel, and, trust me, it'll look really good
And where you were such a lover of The Candy Cane shirt that you actually went to france and bought a pair of almost identical Candy Cane Earrings! they are totally blooming, really.
When you go out clothes shopping and spend $300 on shirts that are look alikes of Orli's striped/crazy shirts.
When, since you have to paint your room, you consider painting it yellow coz you know it's his favorite color.
Spreading the Orlando Love
You spread the good news of Orlando to those who are unfortunate of not knowing who he is
You talk to your friends, parents, online buddies, teachers, and even complete strangers about Orli and a "hot elf guy."
When you talk about "him" your friends know straight away that you're talking about Orlando.
When you are able to hear his name or any word related to LoTR from miles away, and when you do hear someone say something Orli-related, you dash to the person talking and start babbling to him/her about how good the movie is and how hot the elf in a silver frock was
When someone asks you what "the elfs" real name is, you not only say "Orlando Bloom" but you proceed to give the person stats: height, upcoming movie, hair color, eye color, waist size, boxers or briefs? etc...
When someone asks you who Orlando plays in "that" movie, you not only say "an elf called Legolas" but you are able to recite Legolas' whole mysterious past and the entire plot of LoTR
You get offended at Legolas being referred to as a Fairy and must correct them
You get completely upset when one of your friends like someone OTHER than Orli
(impossible as it sounds...it HAS actually happened) and feel the need to show them every picture you have of him just to prove how wrong they are
When I start talking about Orli as if we'd been good mates for life and bring him up in nearly every conversation that I have with people....
When everyone in your class/ school knows everything about him thanks to your non stop information giving.
When you go round doorways like a Jehovah's Witness, preaching about Saint Orlymus and how he will redeem us all through vegan dieting, bungee jumping and how he will be martyred at the premier, spontaneously combusting after looking in a mirror in the foyer
When your friends who are also Orlando fans (but not as obsessed) turn to you for any news on him, and look at you as a reliable Orlando news source
When you have not only seen every photo about Orlando, but know of every article, and any little pieces of information as well.
When you're willing to travel 2 hours just to get an article about a film Orlando is working on (even though you know the article doesn’t mention him).
When you plan on talking your African science prof into a class about Orlando's dad and/or his books.You know you are addicted when even your teachers coo at your Legolas Action figure because you just HAD to bring him to school cause you couldnt BEAR to be parted from him for a whole 9 hours a day!!!
When you have your lil sisters join FF so you can all talk about Orlando.
When your mom, who never follows entertainment knows all about him.
When you take on monumental tasks in the name of Orlando fandom
You seriously contemplate getting long blond hair, despite the fact that you're actually an Asian chick who resembles a goth boy.
You try to convince your significant other that a bow and arrow with leather boots really are a good fashion choice
When you've been sleeping in a treehouse ever since you saw the movie,in the vain hopre Legolas will come and visit.
When you've been dying your hair blond for six months and tying it in a half-ponytail with two suspicious little braids down the sides, for 'no reason'.
When all you've been eating for the last few months is Lembas-type things, believing it to be the only nutrition the future queen of Mirkwood is going to ever need.
When your Legolas action figure has its own little pillow beside your one on your bed, and you sing it to sleep with lullabys, kiss it goodnight and take it everywhere you go. And its got its own set of dolls house china so you can feed him Mirkwood Coffee.
When you grow your hair long just so you'd look more elf-like, and thus, more appealing
You study Elvish just because his character speaks it
When you write "Legolas" and draw an arrow in icing on your best friend's birthday cake and then fight over who gets to eat which part and who gets to marry him/who saw him first. *true story*
When you greet your friends with Mae linnean and always say Namaarie, not goodbye, and they all go 'what? What are you on?' and stare at you like you've just grown a pair of horns. They wouldn't do that if I said 'bonjour' and 'auf wiedersehen' now would they, so why elvish?
When you regularly go to the bathroom every few hours to check if your ears have grown points, and resort to cellotaping tips onto them to create the effect when they haven't.
When anybody says 'hair dye', 'bows', and or 'gay',the only person who comes to mind is That Elf.
when you can't read anything about Princes e.g Harry,without thinking 'My Sweet! He's finally inherited the throne!'
When the End of fotR leaves you sobbing uncontrollably, beating your fists on the cinema floor. When asked why, you reply 'Hes gone awaaaaaay!Noooo! TTT isn't for another six months! I'll camp right here until I see Prince Lulu again!
When u suddenly develop a taste for green clothes and find yourself pondering the idea of taking up some archery lessons for PE credit.
When you start wanting to learn everything having to do with elves.
If you find that purple eyes are extremely attractive.
When you start wanting to learn how to make Lembas in case he comes over.
When you actually look up stuff like this
When you actually make them.
When you start thinking Legolas is a real person.
When you visit said merchandise stores to hunt for Legolas stuff, claiming you "want to buy it to surprise your friend."
When even Archery Close means something to you.
When you tell your dad you're waiting for your Charming elf to get married to.
Orlando on FF
You're still up at 4 in the morning posting away on the Orli Board.
IF you're gone from the Orli board for over 12 hours, you start going into withdrawal.
When you are actually willing to not study and flunk finals just to stay here
When you compete with other addicts about who's more crazy
When you notice you have posted more than 2000 messages these 3 last weeks
When you beat the lead of the addicted thread.
I spend more time posting on these boards at work than I do actually working
I'm here quite a lot, when I don't even own a computer
When you make Orli Pills for your friend who would be offline for weeks (I did this for May when she had to go to her hometown, and her mom didnt like it when she wanted to go online)
When all the little letters on the O,R,L,A,N,D,E,G,S have rubbed off- but it took you too weeks to notice, you were so used to typing his name.
It someone asks you nicely to get off the FullBlooom boards/ quit thumbimg through your Magazine article collection,you turn round and do a full-on Bilbo 'Kraaahss! HESSSS MINNNE! MIIY OWWWN, MIIY PRECIOUSSS!'
Reactions to Orlando
You sit in the theater at your first screening and go "Oh, hot elf guy!"
"There was something in the air that night, the stars so bright, Orlando!"
You spend half the movie yelling at your friend " He is NOT a Fairy he's an ELF"
You spend the whole movie trying to think of pickup lines you'd use on elf boy... and then proceed to tell the best ones to your best friend who is as equally as enamored of Orlando as you are.
I get excited just by _reading_ about a real-life encounter with him!
When just looking at him makes you feel better
When u wake up w/ a smile because his picture is the first thing u see when u open your eyes in the morning..
Relocating because of Orlando
You plan to move to England one day, "just to be close to Orli."
You seriously contemplate slapping a stamp on yourself and mailing yourself to his doorstep.
When you wish you were in a country full of Orli lookalikes.
You know all of his (meager) lines from LOTR
When you can lipsynch with him during his interviews.
When you can quote his interviews.
Orlando Related Injuries
When you fall down the stairs, badly bruise your backside and scrape one leg because your mom said Orli was on tv (it turned out to be Ryan Philippe who she'd thought was Orli)
I nearly got run over by a milk float once cos I was too busy concentrating on him than the road
Just Crazy & Sometimes Mad
When you plan to steal the Orlando St. sign near your house
When you go searching for Orlando St signs
When you try to hold the Legolas standup's hand
When your sister recognizes the "She's thinking about Orlando Bloom" look on your face.
when your Mum argues with you, she uses His name against you and says he wouldn't like what you were doing....
When your Mum needs a blowtorch, a pitchfork and or a crowbar to prise you off the bed in the mornings when you are dreaming of Leggy.
When somebody annoys you, you wait until their back is turned, then pick up and imaginary bow,stand on your tiptoes and fire pretend arrows at their ass.
When you're so annoyed by the depiction of Elves as these ugly creatures wearing tea towels that you burn your copy of The chamber of Secrets.
When you hide your pics in your cupboard and only take them out when no little sisters can destroy them to look at them and whisper "My precioussss...".
When you takeup kick boxing just so you can hurt anyone who insults Legolas/ Orlando, or worse, doesn't know who they are
When you refuse to acknowledge your history teacher because he A) didn't know who Orli was and B) thought he played an orc in LOTR cause he looked like one
When you're so delusional you don't realize how addicted you really are.
When you don't go looking for a boyfriend in hopes you'll meet him.
You are currently writing the book " 101 ways to make the term "arrow" sound perverted"
Even my 6 yr old niece refers to Orli as my "boyfriend"
When you really seriously try to come up with something original
When you write a whole bunch of fan fics about him, and start to believe that they're real
When you try to work your connections to meet him.
When youre running out of reasons to explain why you keep on looking for Orlando merchandise ("Im collecting LOTR stuff" "Why then do you ALWAYS get Legolas?" or "Its for a friend" "How many LOTR obsessed friends do you REALLY have?" or the classic "Alright, this is the LAST one!" "Yeah, right")
Every time you play the game of life you HAVE to marry Orlando! and if someone gets him before you do you start to yell and stop the game cause he's your man and not anyone elses! you start the game over and play by yourself if you have to cause you must have Orlando! i do this all the time! When under the influence of Orli/Leggy, you are potentially dangerous,high,hormonal and/or in a melting puddle on the floor about 1cm thick.
When you start calling your animals with names like Legolas or Orlando.. Well my guinea pig really loves being called Orli
When you plan to meet the other members of the fellowship to try and see if you can get an introduction.
When even your doodles are daydreaming of Orli
when there are more arrows, elf doodlings and hearts with 'J.M 4 L.G' in ALL of yuor school books than work.
When you go around town just to stare at his statue.
Reactions to Us
When your boyf turns round and asks you, and you say 'of course I didn't say 'Legolas',silly.
You must've heard it wrong, I screamed 'do that fast'.'
You get in a fight with your brother, and he insults Orli to make you madder.
Your law school classmates actually believe that your boyfriend is in Australia shooting for a movie.
When every time your friend rounds the corner to see you deep in conversatipon with your equally addicted best friend, she knows you're probably talking about Orlando Bloom.
When you go out into the street and people who you've never seen in your life before laugh and point and say 'ha-ha,she's got no life!'.
When people thump you senseless with their schoolbags for mentioning the word 'Or..' despite your protestations you were going to say 'Orange'. honest.
When your brother knows exactly what to get you for your birthday, even though its 3 months away (LOTR Extended DVD woohoo!
When you meet someone new and your friend introduces you as "Mrs. Bloom" (this happened to me yesterday)
People in your local tolkien mailing list have stopped fighting with you over who really owned Orlando
When the same friend hears the song lyrics "I just can't get you out of my head" and immediately says 'like you with Orlando'
When you see the Legolas doll and realise you can't afford it, your friends buy it for you because they know you'll be depressed for ever if you don't get it. (I have the best friends!)
When people give you funny looks at your obsessive and antisocial behaviour.
When members of the public are disturbed by your obsessive behavior. -is probably a better rephrase of the one I said earlier...
When the whole village has seen your entire Orlando poster collection (its very big) due to an embarrassing incident where some idiot left all the lights on and the full-wall window wide open at night....
When the other Bloomfan in your class gets so bored in French that she says her ambition is to be Orlando's Wife. And I said that the only one thing I did at the weekend was draw elves. We got some VERY strange looks from our teacher, I can say...
I was told by several people recently, strangers included, that I needed psychiatric help in order to resolve my 'unnatural' obsession
When your best friend also believes they're real and you spend the next hour yelling and screaming at each other over who should really be going out with Orli because the other one doesn't treat him nice enough...
When you work at a customer service company with a UK client and you've made arrangements with your coworkers to hand you their phone calls if they field entries that read Orlando Bloom.
Legolas Action Figure
When your brother is making Prince lulu a little wooden bed of his own...and your sewing him little silver sheets.
When he sits at the table with you and eats all things of a bready, lembasy nature.
When your mother has to set a barbie-sized place for him.
When you spend four pointless hours shooting his little bow- and fetching the arrow, and shooting it- and fetching it, and shooting it- and fetching...
When youv'e given the action figure a little squeaky voice which he 'talks' to you with.
Barnes and Nobles
(deserves its own section cause there are several references to it)
When you go into Barnes and Noble and people give you weird looks because you are looking through the LOTR movie books and start smiling and laughing out of hapiness of seeing you one and only true love in a book
When you start crying when you see for the third time that Barnes and Noble are again sold out of Legolas bookmarks and bang your head agains the B&N wall because you didn't buy one when they WERE in stock (and YES, it DID happen )
When you call almost every Barnes and Nobles you can think of to get his Bookmark.
When you go to Barnes and Nobles just to make sure they have a proper stock of Legolas bookmarks.
When you see new pictures of him wearing shirts with the numbers 13 and 22 and you instantly draw connections, like so: 13 is my lucky favorite number, way before I knew Orlando was born on a thirteenth, seriously. And I'm 22 years old
When you ran like a madwoman to the TV when you heard "And Orlando got a home run against the pirates" b/c you thought that it was some ET interview thing but then it turned out to be baseball....
When you have exams and you exempt two which allows you to be able to sleep in an extra 4 hours if you wanted to. Instead you get up at 8 and stay on the computer til you leave:
When you don't sleep in anymore PERIOD! Just so you can spend quality time with the comp...
OARS!!! Orli's Arrows Rarely Sleep!!!
Your doctor tells you, that you shouldn be thinking that much about orlando, cause its not good for your blood presure
your doctor thinks Orlando is your boyfriend,and asks all about him.
When you have a sign on your door that says:
Pedo mellon a mino (speak friend and enter)
OMB! I just remembered the first time I watched LOTR with my parents just to convice them that there's an elf there that's worth all my time and sleep and money... (you know what I mean. ) At first, we were all just quiet and stuff, but suddenly, in the fight scenes, I unconsciously began making animal sounds like growling and stuff! (Well, that's what they told me.) You should've seen their faces, their little daughter all grown up and horny in front of them!
When you are talking to your friend on the phone, on msn and on FF about Orli
When you rewind a scene in "Treasure Planet" over and over again then giggle because one of the pirates said "Make up your blooming mind!"
Pretty corny, but it's real. When you brave one typhoon/storm after another just to get internet access because someone just told you that there are new Owbee pics available.
When you're going to a friend's house you've never been to before and you see the street "Canterbury" and you scream, "OMG" and you're mom stops the car and askes you what's wrong all frantically!
When you need to have your blood drawn cause your mom thinks there's something wrong with you and when she goes to tell you that the results are normal you're looking at Orlando Bloom and she goes, "I should have know nothing was wrong with you!"
when people don`t believe you that Orlando is`nt your boyfriend.
I just rented BHD for the nth time because some guy friend of mine hadn't returned my own yet and I miss it already!
When you get all giddy because the sports news was talking about the last Blue Jays game and he says something that caught your attention and all you heard was Pirates of the Caribbean....Orlando yackity yackity bloom Pirates blah blah yackity.
You spend all your free time at watching comersial brakes, just to catch the PotC trailer
When your in Las Vegas and the pirate show reminds you of Orli and then you think, "Maybe's he here," and spend the next half hour searching the hotel!
When you go off to camp, you bring your favorite picture of him in your suitcase and tape it above your bunk the moment you get there. And, to anyone who asks who he is you say "He's my future husband."
When you use him as a valid topic in practically every paper (essay, theme, critical, you name it) you pass in college.
When you do a double take cuz you see a sign that said "Now Available Orlando"
When your best friend has memorized the POTC trailer in the movies
When you make a school assignment about LotR with to much Orli information in it for a girl you barely know.
When you order a Japanese mag for one picture and you have no idea how to read Japanese.
Your friend gives you a link to ww.Orlandosentinel.com and your first thought is that it's an Orli fan site. (It's actually the webpage for the newspaper in Orlando, Florida, USA)
When you think you hear his name in songs.
You compare every guy you know to Orlando
You go to the supermarket, and you see the digital readout: PB100MAnd you see ““Bloom””
When your best guy friend mentions that you need to find a guy he immediately adds " Other than Orlando"
When you see a movie unrelated to Orli and Elves yet you still find yourself thinking about him...
Whenever anybody says any word beginning with 'Leg',you scream at the top of your lungs 'Where? Where? My sweet!'
I stop squeal and point whenever I see anything remotely Orli/Leggy/LOTR/anything else you would like to contribute I will have stopped and stared at...for perhapes just a bit too long. Like the little seizure at Legoland...damn the nd!!! Don't even et me STARTED on Orlando, Florida!!
I'm the kind of person who, when for some reason the conversation drifts to food, says: You know who eats too? Orlando Bloom!
There's this woman called Claire Bloom, and, as much as hate it, Claire is my first name....get the piccie? (It has a certain ring to it! Speaking of rings...)
You have a reaction whenever you pass by/see a flower shop (which reminds you of blooms)
When a Pop-up add shows: "You've just won a trip to Orlando (Florida), and all you think is that you've won a trip to go SEE Orlando.
When you see something yellow and say 'yellow is Orlando's favourite colour!'
When you accidentally see a book called Orlando at the library you immediately check it out, even though you have no idea what it is about, because you remember that he was named after this book
When you think you hears the dj on your local rock station say he just played "In Bloom" and you chuckle to yourself
When you see a black and white pic of a guy sitting/leaning on a car and you immediately think of this pic:
When you print out this picture and tape it to the headboard of your bed so you can fall asleep and wake up with Orli's face next to yours:
When you put this picture on your headboard also, so you can yawn along with Orli:
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