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Posted by - 04:40 PM on 08/21/06
Gatsby's American Dream is currently having a fans-only chat. Click here to talk to the boys!
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04:55 PM on 08/21/06
The Silencer
the one above all
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this whole moderator thing is pissing me off...none of my questions are getting asked!
05:12 PM on 08/21/06
Token Blackie
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The moderation was necessary, otherwise the chat would be haywire.
05:29 PM on 08/21/06
Alex DiVincenzo
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Cool but you have to log in and I'm far too lazy for that.
05:54 PM on 08/21/06
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It was worth it. They answered my question about a rap song :)
06:02 PM on 08/21/06
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Is it over already? Did anyone happen to get a transcript of it?
06:21 PM on 08/21/06
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Is it over already? Did anyone happen to get a transcript of it?
That's what I kept asking them!!! but they never got back to me *argh*
07:32 PM on 08/21/06
too caught up in the beautiful
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Theatre lol so good.
07:54 PM on 08/21/06
good things come to those who wait
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i have a transcript. i copied and pasted most of it (i missed two lines) for my sister since she was at work. i didn't go to the aim chat. where should i post it?
04:10 PM on 08/22/06
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i have a transcript. i copied and pasted most of it (i missed two lines) for my sister since she was at work. i didn't go to the aim chat. where should i post it?
Save it in a txt file and upload it somewhere, be it yousendit or megaupload. Or just paste it here :)
08:49 PM on 08/22/06
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someone posted the aim chat in their ljcomm: http://community.livejournal.com/gat...2.html?#cutid1
09:52 PM on 08/29/06
good things come to those who wait
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Save it in a txt file and upload it somewhere, be it yousendit or megaupload. Or just paste it here :)

i don't know if anyone still cares... i've been away a while... but here it is:

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Surgtch2000: hey
Surgtch2000: how is everyone
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xfreshwill: Hey everyone we will be starting in a bout 10 minutes and just to let you know we'll be
screening questions and what not so they will come one at a time
xfreshwill: thanks for your support of GAD and let's make this go well!
xfreshwill: I am the moderator
LuckyCharms©: whooo
Coonor: www.snickerattheswine.com
Laura: i'm good, how about you?
Coonor: are you the mod?
Surgtch2000: sweet
LuckyCharms©: peachy
Surgtch2000: im john tampa, florida
bobgatsby: hello?
LuckyCharms©: i hail from boston, massachussetts
SuperKRad: youre purple
Surgtch2000: hey
Coonor: hay bob
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bobgatsby: hi everyone
bobgatsby: haha
Laura: hi
tinana31: hey
bobgatsby: there we go
Surgtch2000: whats up
bobgatsby: just hanging out
bobgatsby: i was in a boating accident on friday morning
bobgatsby: so now i have six stitches in my eye
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bobgatsby: no kidding
bobgatsby: mike are you there?
bobgatsby: hellllooooo
bobgatsby: i'm not seeing any responses
bobgatsby: am i connected?
SuperKRad: bob
SuperKRad: i think they turned off everyone but the band
bobgatsby: hi mike
bobgatsby: why?
SuperKRad: its moderated
bobgatsby: uh ok but they should be able to chat with us right?
Moderator: hey all - just want to say whats up ... in a few minutes we'll begin the chat. here's how it
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SuperKRad: they can see what you write
bobgatsby: haha
SuperKRad: youre God.
Moderator: the chatroom is moderated... so right now only the band can be seen in the chatroom ..
(yes, i am_
xfreshwill: We'll start our questions in a bout five just to let some more people get in here
Coonor: nic!
nicgatsby: coonor! brakkiss! i recognize some d00ds in here!
bobgatsby: cool
Brakkiss: one brew
Brakkiss: hahaha sup d00d
FightThisOff: I'm from kentucky,
Coonor: one brew
nicgatsby: well hello from kentucky
Brakkiss: nic's from washington lol
nicgatsby: brakkis is from san diego
FightThisOff: i got here a little late, so i was trying to catch up with what people were saying.
nicgatsby: ah no one is really saying anything yet
Coonor: washington > you
Moderator: as fans begin to ask questions they build up in the queue and as the band answers, the
next one will go up
xfreshwill: OK Well, we're gonna throw out some questions now! Everybody ready!?
LuckyCharms©: i heard that you guys didn't play in fitchburg for warped?
nicgatsby: we didn't play any warped dates this year
Brakkiss: I'm so bummed I missed the release sho
Moderator: it keeps the screen from getting all messed up and shit
Katie Baima: they were off all of warped i think
monster: aw man, this stuff is moderated
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rudy: hola gatsby room!
bobgatsby: hahah
bobgatsby: hi rudy
Moderator: Will is going to take over and start throwing the questions up - enjoy!!!
rudy: hello bobby
bobgatsby: sweet
DarkRoosterMusic: On your new self-titled album, a vast majority, if not all of the tracks are about
your music being forced, or the industry and/or lable taking advantage of you. Is your situation that
severe? And if so, what are your plans concerning the future?
Katie Baima: you guys are fond of literary references, can you list all of them (or most of them) on the
new record?
bobgatsby: good question
SuperKRad: hahahahahahah
bobgatsby: no literary references on the new record i don't think
bobgatsby: not intentionally
bobgatsby: lol
nicgatsby: ...
bobgatsby: darkrooster
bobgatsby: our specific situation isn't "that" severe
Laura: What do you guys think of the new This Providence cd... if you've heard it yet?
rudy: they're a great band! good guys
rudy: except for their drummer
rudy: i kid
Laura: What are your plans for the fall?
bobgatsby: the new this providence record rules.
bobgatsby: we have no plans. we're all getting married.
bobgatsby: well the heterosexual ones in our band are getting married.
rudy: and are very excited about those plans
rudy: haha
Ashley: Whens the next time you guys will be touring?
bobgatsby: rudy i'll let you take this one
bobgatsby: lol
rudy: haha.
rudy: thanks bobby
rudy: we dont have any set plans right now
The Quilt Engine: Bobby, as far as literary ref's go, What about John Christopher's series The White
Mountains? And the tripods and whatnot?
rudy: we're enjoying our time home right now
bobgatsby: i wasn't really making any specific literary references. obviously i'm a big fan of that series
but i also love war of the worlds.
wrongsideoftheworld: heres an opinion i want to hear, what does gatsbys think about hardcore
SuperKRad: you better plug Fear Before guys!
bobgatsby: i felt like the message in volcano was obscured by too many literary references
rudy: hmmmmm
bobgatsby: well i produced a hardcore record
nicgatsby: i like a few hardcore bands. anyone in any genre who is bringing something new to the
table deserves respect
rudy: i have nothing against hardcore but i'm really not a fan of the crazy dancing
bobgatsby: agreed
Surgtch2000: How did you guys come about Badd Beat on you new album
bobgatsby: i don't like anything rehashed, whether it's punk, hardcore, emo whatever
Nick Lopez: what is kyle saying in the speech in "you all everybody"
bobgatsby: we agreed to do a tour last year and at the last minute a booking agent basically
blackmailed our label into throwing down ridiculous amounts of money or we would be kicked off the
bobgatsby: badd beat is basically about that
bobgatsby: ha kyle isn't doing the speech
bobgatsby: it's a voicemail i eft on casey bates' cell phone
christian: Did you guys watch Snakes On A Plane yet?
nicgatsby: i kinda want to see that tonight
Katie Baima: if you were a woman for a day what would you do?
bobgatsby: rudy that's all yours
bobgatsby: hahah
nicgatsby: um... i think rudy could feild this one
rudy: oh man, i always get the good ones
rudy: okay.... i'll play it safe
rudy: um... i'd go to the mall?
Yo Soy El Dan: i hear u tour japan, maybe you come to korea? fable changed my life gatsbys
bobgatsby: thanks dan
bobgatsby: hah
nicgatsby: ha ha nice one dan. i hope we tour japan
bobgatsby: lol
MeganSmall: Why did you guys cancel the ending warped tour dates for?
nicgatsby: we cancelled all of our warped tour dates actually
bobgatsby: there were a lot of reasons. ultimately we just burned ourselves out.
rudy: we really needed a break
nicgatsby: we wanted a summer at home for once. its been like five years since we got one of those
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Katie Baima: if you were trapped on an island with NO food whatsoever, which band member would
you eat first and why?
bobgatsby: we recorded volcano, played 300 shows, recorded self-titled, played 100 more shows, and
were ready for a break.
bobgatsby: rudy because i like dark meat.
rudy: i'd eat kyle
rudy: nevermind
bobgatsby: hahah
bobgatsby: really rudy
rudy: i'd eat bobby
bobgatsby: thanks man
MattyXCoregasm: What is your favorite song?
nicgatsby: fave song in general in the world?
MattyXCoregasm: yea
rudy: hell bent by kenna
bobgatsby: Amsterdam by Coldplay
nicgatsby: hmmm... i like bones by saves the day currently. if i could listen to any song right now that
would be in
nicgatsby: it*
Yo Soy El Dan: nic, who are you gonna marry?
MeganSmall: How old are all of you, anyway? Just curious.
rudy: a/s/l
rudy: :0
nicgatsby: i will not marry
nicgatsby: ever!
nicgatsby: i'm like george clooney
Combat Rock: with a better haircut..
Codes: Rudy, what drums and cymbals did you use to record Volcano?
Katie Baima: what band do you think ruined music?
nicgatsby: money
rudy: okay, i'm 27!
FightThisOff: At what age did you begin to get into bands such as NOFX?
FightThisOff: do you believe it's money? or just pressure from labels to make money
rudy: i used a 14x8 truth snare brass snare
rudy: dw drums
rudy: and 14" A custom hi hats
Brakkiss: Bobby, in an interview you spoke about how your "faith" and view of humanity had a lot to
do with the lyrics/style of Volcano "can I be saved?", etc. Do you follow one particular faith or do you
have your interpretation of this world?
bobgatsby: Nic when did you get into the fat wreck scene? I got really into NOFX when I was in high
rudy: 2 - 19" A custom medium crash
rudy: 22" AAX Sabian Metal Ride
bobgatsby: I do have a personal faith, I don't try to force it on other people but it keeps me sailing
bobgatsby: The horse you rode in on from Ribbons and Sugar was in a similar vein, lyrically with
R-I: bob, what is that faith influenced from? the bible?
Matt: What are some bands you guys dig out of the Seattle scene?
obgatsby: My faith comes from life experience- I've been through a lot and my life suggests to me
that there's something bigger than us just being a fungus on the earth.
rudy: I love "Slender Means"
bobgatsby: slender means rules!
rudy: Aqueduct
bobgatsby: Dolour is awesome
Katie Baima: do you guys feel like your sound is more advanced on this record? i think volcano was
much more clear, if that makes sense, than your new one.
bobgatsby: This record sonically reflected where we were at as a band
bobgatsby: volcano was polished using protools
bobgatsby: just like everyone else's records
bobgatsby: and we decided we didn't want to be a part of that again
The Quilt Engine: If you could elect any barnyard animal to a public office, which would it be?
SuperKRad: PANDAS!!!!!!!!!!!
bobgatsby: definitely pandas.
Lovemuscle: what about Ligers?
bobgatsby: pigs.
rudy: i literally did my first lol
xxamyxxsdsxx: pandas are barn yard animals? haha
bobgatsby: hahah
rudy: i would say a pig
SuperKRad: some kick amy out
SuperKRad: hahahaha
monster: pigs are already in office
jaimej: What are some of your favorite songs to perform? Mine's theatre lol so good.
rudy: haha
bobgatsby: hahahahaha
bobgatsby: jaime that was amazing
FightThisOff: Star Wars or Star Treck?
rudy: i love performing OZY
nicgatsby: ugh sorry i got signed off
nicgatsby: star wars
bobgatsby: star wars duh... yeah ozy is really fun.
Coonor: how come jamie got a sats cliche to go though? ONE BREW
bobgatsby: i was playing star wars knights of the old republic right before we started this chat
hooray_for_the_madness: I would like to know what kind of music you guys like other than the kind
you make
bobgatsby: this stupid droid keeps carbon freezing me
SuperKRad: did you get a 360 bobby
bobgatsby: not yet
nicgatsby: i like hip hop
nicgatsby: and some country
abbyforsleep: Hey where did you guys play your first gig?
bobgatsby: i listen to coldplay and elliott smith mostly
rudy: I'm not much of a country fan
rudy: I like oldies:)
bobgatsby: i like mellow downer music
nicgatsby: i love daft punk
bobgatsby: i think our first show was in a closet at the redmond firehouse is that right nic?
nicgatsby: i have no i dea where the first gatsbys american deam show was
Brakkiss: You played your CD release show on Saturday. Was this particular release show any more
special for you or different?
nicgatsby: i know our first show with the dudes that would become gatsby was in oak harbor but we
playedthat show as one point two
bobgatsby: haha i remember that
bobgatsby: sats?
nicgatsby: i actually came across a bunch of pics of that show bob, and ryan was wearing his sig visor
The Author: do any of the lyrics on the new album reflect your relationship with Fearless? if so...did
they pick up on it?
nicgatsby: this cd release show was the first time we had any fans fly in and that was super special
bobgatsby: yeah the sats kids that flew in made it awesome
bobgatsby: it was different tho
Katie Baima: LIES ive flown in for shows
bobgatsby: hahaha
nicgatsby: yeah? have you?
Katie Baima: YES i know tons of people who have
rememberingyesterday: i did too
tinana31: i've driven 6 hours to see a show
bobgatsby: wow
christian: i crossed the border for a show once
rememberingyesterday: i flew from portland oregon to vegas
SEK: I drive for shows... but I've never flown
The Quilt Engine: I sold a testicle to see a show. Just kidding.
Katie Baima: my friend followed screaming is for babies in its entirety
joya: i've driven 20 roundtrip for a show
Surgtch2000: Out of all of your albums which one would you guys say is your BEST?!?
SuperKRad: that tour was like 9 weeks!
rudy: iojkp;
rudy: ]
nicgatsby: she came to every screaming for babies show?? whats nuts
rudy: that wasn't me
bobgatsby: hahaha what
rudy: i'd say this one is our best
BizzyV: Who are the filthy beasts? I've heard about a dozen different interpretations of that song.
nicgatsby: ha rudy fell asleep on the heyboard
nicgatsby: keyboard*
bobgatsby: yeah this one is definitely our best. people have beef with the production, but when they
get old and jaded they'll like this one the best.
thechild: What's the meaning behind "My Name Is Ozymandias?" Does it involve the novel The White
bobgatsby: i don't believe it does. kirk wrote the lyrics to ozy. a lot of the times our song titles are
references but the lyrics have nothing to do with the titles.
MattyXCoregasm: Speaker for the Dead is my second favorite song ever, what inspired you guys to
come up with that song?
bobgatsby: nic it's all yours
Coonor: what's your guys favorite color?
nicgatsby: just thinking about how hindsight is 20/20 when we look at history. it all seems so clear
where things went wrong. well fitting in to the whole theme of volcano i thought that it can be that
way with our lives sometimes too
nicgatsby: shame. duh
Veronica[ROCKS]: who was your favorite band that you guys had played with ?
nicgatsby: circa survive is my favorite
bobgatsby: hmmm that's a tough one veronica. waking ashland, down to earth approach were a couple
of my favorites, circa survive was definitely one of the best live shows i've ever seen
xxamyxxsdsxx: do any of you guys enjoy reading a lot?
nicgatsby: yes i am currently reading battle royale. its like lord of the flies on crach
nicgatsby: crack*
bobgatsby: Amy we read all the time. I'm reading a pulitzer prize winning book called Founding
Brothers about the revolutionaries that founded our country. Pretty awesome.
Poopsmith: have you guys ever had a cow patty fight? its all fun and games until someone gets hit in
the face with a wet one. luckily it wasn't me
Lovemuscle: wheres the best venue you have ever played at? or if u cant chose one your favorite
state to be in?
bobgatsby: snickerattheswine.com/forum lol so good
nicgatsby: lately i've been reading lots of SNICKERATTHESWINE.COM!!
bobgatsby: for me the best venue we ever played at was the chicago house of blues
bobgatsby: that was pretty amazing
nicgatsby: i loved the chicago house of blues
bobgatsby: ha nice nic
Ashley: Nic, has anybody influenced you with your stage presence?
hooray_for_the_madness: What do you guys do when you aren't recording or playing?
bobgatsby: remember that's when kyle fell down drunk on a table at the vip club and got kicked out
nicgatsby: um i really don't think so. i remember seeing saves the day back in the day and really
thinking it was neat how much chris smiled on stage. i like it when bands look like they're enjoying
rudy: i'm a fan of blue
rudy: circa survive
christian: What are some unheard of or otherwise undiscovered websites you guys frequent?
MrValentine: I saw you guys when you played with No Way Out (My American Heart) a long time ago at
Bubble Tea Cafe in San Diego. How do you like shows now compared to back then?
tinana31: nic i admire your stage presence... but where did you learn your dance moves? jay z videos?
i am a big fan of hova myself
nicgatsby: snickerattheswine.com.... its our fansite. people shouldj join up
nicgatsby: ha i don't really think of having dance moves i just like to get up there and have fun.
nothing is like thought out or anything
rudy: i remember that show at the bubble tea cafe... that was such a fun time
rudy: i miss shows like that
Lovemuscle: what is your favorite thing about touring?
nicgatsby: i like seeing the country and making friends with the other bands
bobgatsby: yeah i miss those shows too. that was special when we were so excited if even ten kids
showed up.
R-Mac: All these questions are nice, but would you ever consider doing a rap song?
nicgatsby: meeting all these people who your songs have affected is really inspiring too
rudy: been there done that
nicgatsby: bob and rudy have both rapped and been recorded doing so
abbyforsleep: Do you plan on the band being your only job or do you guys have other ambitions in life?
bloobafloob: THE ZIT SONG
rudy: i don't mean to brag but i used to be in a rap group
bobgatsby: i've actually really wanted to do some r&b stuff with nic if we ever had time
rudy: haha... the zit song needs to die!
Adam: GAD guys, how has your album been received as compared to Volcano, and even Ribbons and
nicgatsby: other ambitions include playing basketball everyday and maybe a family one day
Jake: what was the name of your rap group... so as to look it up?
nicgatsby: i think reviews have been very positive. my little sister doesn't like the new one as much
aha ha
The Quilt Engine: Will there be some sort of initiation ritual for Kyle to advance from his rookie status?
Maybe make him play a few show naked?
bobgatsby: this new record has been receiving amazing reviews, but we've caught a lot of flack ffrom
fans for not using studio tricks like auto tune and sampling.
rudy: i don't think you'll find it anywhere... we we're called THE WRAPPERS
rudy: i was Bombay
nicgatsby: well ryan re joined after kyle joined so technically ryan is the rookie now
nicgatsby: ha ha i never knew that rudy
kaily: nic, do you have a comfort item you take on tour...like a white comforter?
rudy: i have a dark past
Gidget: rudy is a dork
nicgatsby: you have a dark complexion
rudy: haha... yeah for Gidget
bobgatsby: Seriously, our publicist sends us links to every review we get for the new record, and every
review has been fantastic except for this malicious little write up at aversion.com. I think the only
people that respond like that have a personal beef with the band and what we stand for.
rudy: i mean yay
Ashley: If you had to chose one album to listen to forever, which would it be and why?
nicgatsby: the beatles abbey road?? i dunno... impossible question
bobgatsby: Rush of Blood to the Head by Coldplay. I'm listening to it right now.
MrValentine: Give me your DS friend codes posthaste
Cookieinabottle: how many licks does it take to get to the center of a tootsie roll pop?
nicgatsby: ah i haven't played my ds since we've been home
bobgatsby: hold on i'm pulling my ds out right now
Beccah: what is the craziest thing a fan has done or given you?
Moderator: hey all - i just want to let you know we have to close the chatroom in about 5 minutes.
Moderator: we only have this place for an hour
bobgatsby: Awwwwwww
Moderator: SNICKERATTHESWINE.COM to continue the chat???
nicgatsby: a bra with a phone number got thrown up on stage once
kylan: what size cup?
FightThisOff: did you call?
jaimej: yeah and you never called me!
rudy: haha ...i don't get much from anyone
nicgatsby: never did call ha ha
rudy: i got brownies a few times
(i lost two posts sorry but they were worthless fan crap and a question why nic cuts off the linings of his hats)
nicgatsby: this last tour people started bringing some whiskey.. thats the coolest gift
Brind'Amour: hmm, what's the sweetest thing a girl could do for you?
nicgatsby: oh and juicy juice
nicgatsby: yes i do actually
nicgatsby: random how do you know that?
rudy: marry meeeeeeeee
bobgatsby: exactly
SuperKRad: can we unmoderate the chat for a couple mins?
nicgatsby: oh god listen to the sappy engaged dudes
bobgatsby: the sweetest thing a girl could do would be to say yes when i propose. hhaha
rudy: haha.... i know
bobgatsby: oh honey you should know that i could never go on without you!
rudy: we're so cheezy
Katie Baima: wahaha i am talking to the moderator here and i think an aim chat is best. i could help
set it up or something?
Moderator: katie - set it up and give me the info - i'll post it
Katie Baima: ok!
bobgatsby: it'll be too insane
bobgatsby: 100 people talking at once
Moderator: give it a shot - its all u guys, im going to grab dinner after this :)
Jake: why are none of my questions and comments being posted?
bobgatsby: hey there's one!
FightThisOff: What's your favorite Beatles song?
rudy: ALRIGHT!
FightThisOff: because, he's being flooded with 99 other questions and comments.
holycrapawalrus: thats what im saying
the white mountains: yeah me too.
danny oliver: when will a uk tour appear
nicgatsby: i like she's so heavy
Katie Baima: the chatroom is: "gatsbyschat" how do you want to moderate it? you guys can IM
"thelastofart" and i'll bold the questions to answer? we have to use order here dudes
bobgatsby: hahaha
Moderator: the chatroom is: "gatsbyschat" how do you want to moderate it? you guys can IM "thelastofa
rt" and i'll bold the questions to answer? we have to use order here dudes

bobgatsby: haha ok

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