whoispaul asks: Dexter, how can you prove right here to all of these fans that it's really you in chat?
offspring_dexter_live: Well, I don't know. Do you want to see my mole or something?
offspring_dexter_live: I guess you'll just have to take my word for it.
offspring_dexter_live: So, I heard we're up to 7000 questions right now since we started.
offspring_dexter_live: I'd have to type really fast to answer all those questions.
offspring_dexter_live: I may not get to everyone, but I'll answer as much as I can.
morninglory72 asks: can i have the shirt you wore last tuesday?
offspring_dexter_live: Yeah, what's your address?
mpsux asks: Will the Pretty Fly be in any more videos
offspring_dexter_live: No, we fired him. He went on to a lucrative acting career.
offspring_dexter_live: Look for him in the next Mentos commercial.
riverfenix182 asks: do you notice that the theme song from buffy the vampire slayer kind of in a way sounds like the kids arent alright?
offspring_dexter_live: No, I never noticed that. Buffy's boss, though.
jefiner8 asks: Who came up with the Roadie for a Day contest?
offspring_dexter_live: Our roadie wanted the day off.
veruca_grl asks: what is the last movie you've seen at the theater? I just saw blair witch it was scary.
offspring_dexter_live: Blair Witch was the last movie I saw.
offspring_dexter_live: That was the scariest fake movie that was supposed to be real i ever saw.
piley_luver asks: Did you guys have any different names for your band before you became the Offspring and if so what were they?
offspring_dexter_live: We considered calling ourselves War Bubbles.
mallory224 asks: What are some musical groups that you listen to right now?
offspring_dexter_live: Ricky Martin. That guy is a genius.
vandal_offspring asks: You and the rest of the Offspring are notorious pyromaniacs ("Burn it Up" and "Hand Grenades," anyone? muahaha) yet you also have pretty good heads on your shoulders. What'd you think of the Woodstock riots?
offspring_dexter_live: Well, we didn't play on that day so I'm not exactly sure.
offspring_dexter_live: I don't think it's fair to just blame the kids, though.
offspring_dexter_live: I think that there were a few assholes around that caused most of the shit.
offspring_dexter_live: But I think there were a lot of problems with the lack of water, no toilets, etc.
offspring_dexter_live: If you treat people like animals, they're going to act like animals.
surfin_bird15 asks: I'm brazilian and i like to know when start the south america tour....when?
offspring_dexter_live: That's kind of up in the air right now, but we're trying to work that out to go later this year.
soakedliver asks: why don't you play DUI
offspring_dexter_live: Wow, soaked_liver, I'm not surprised that DUI would be your favorite song.
bigpop911 asks: Do you watch wrestling?
offspring_dexter_live: No, I watch ultimate fighting.
tiggercando asks: Ricky martin sucks, why do you like his music
offspring_dexter_live: He's got credibility. He started out in Menudo, for god sakes.
Mathiason1 asks: Hey Dexter... I'm 14 and I just started a ska/punk band called "Mr. B and the Illegal Shoes"... whats the best advice you could give an aspiring band?
offspring_dexter_live: Ska's over.
iLuvNoodles asks: What book are you currently reading?
offspring_dexter_live: I'm really into Dr. Seuss right now. Green Eggs and Ham.
dougisgod asks: would you like to mention any famous women you fancy?
alaskanhuskysleddog asks: Will you sponsor my sled dog team? I'm very serious...you could have your very own "OFFSPRING SLED DOG TEAM!"
offspring_dexter_live: If you're for real, that would be cool. Send us a photo to prove it and we'll sponsor you.
julianromero99 asks: bong hits..yes or no??
offspring_dexter_live: Beer bong, maybe.
Fly4WhiteGuy asks: What do you think about Blink 182's naked approach?
offspring_dexter_live: I think Blink182 is awesome. And naked works for them. I went surfing with them once.
i_eat_noodles asks: why do you make fun of noodles so much?
offspring_dexter_live: I'm not making fun of Noodles. I love Noodles.
chaos_sucks asks: Are you naked right now?
offspring_dexter_live: No, but Blink probably is.
amelialovesyoudex asks: Are there any openings at Nitro Record for a PR Rep? Any Interships?
offspring_dexter_live: Well, yeah, there is. I have a record label called Nitro, and we do spots for interns.
offspring_dexter_live: Check our web site at nitrorecords.com
naomi_rose_17 asks: WOULD U LIKE TO COME AT MY HIGH SCHOOL PROM NEXT YEAR..IT WOULD BE GREAT!!
offspring_dexter_live: You mean like to play or as a guest?
Firestartr9 asks: What's your favorite kind of guitar to use other than Ibanez?
offspring_dexter_live: I like those little plastic ukeleles.
lymabeyeyn asks: Could you please settle a little dispute between me and my friend, I say that at the end of the recorded version of Something To Believe In you laugh, and my friend says it's just guitar, what is it?
offspring_dexter_live: Wow, you guys really do your homework.
magichamster asks: do you answer your fan mail?
offspring_dexter_live: Yeah, I do. As much as I can. Our buddy goes through all our mail and gives me the interesting ones.
offspring_dexter_live: hey guys, I'm sorry but I guess that's it.
offspring_dexter_live: Actually, their computer isn't working properly so I can't stay.
Yahoomc: Hey folks -- Sorry about that
Yahoomc: Dexter's computer crashed and we got wiped out for a few minutes
Yahoomc: Unfortunately, Dexter had to jet
Yahoomc: He was bummed that he didn't get to say goodbye
Yahoomc: Hopefully, we can get him back again soon
Yahoomc: Drive home safely!
Yahoomc: Good Night...
I will read it and memorize the time dates...before I get lost in time again..
Thank you!!! I love you!!!
ahhah well...too bad i found another one... LOL
The Offspring Chat (English)
November 13, 2000
Спринги отвечают на вопросы фанатов
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Hgi...I mean, hi. Oh yeah, hey, this is Dexter. I'm here with
Noodles right now.
KillBoy PowerHead: Ron, some people are saying that is you who screams "Fuck Fuck..."
in the beginning of "Session" - is that true?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Actually, yeah, that is Ron who screams that at the beginning
of "Session." He was really pissed off about having to play that song again.
Johnny Ramone: What were you thinking about when you wrote "Jennifer Lost The War?"
Does she exist?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: I wrote that about a news clipping I read a long time ago.
There actually was a girl that they named Little Miss 1565 because no one could
identify her. It was her autopsy number or something.
Oxygene: Who did this awesome art work on the album? I know Frank Kozik did the
previous one. This one looks awesome too, really resembles some AFI artwork,
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: All right oxygene, we know who you are. We know that you
probably already know.
IKilledNoodles: Do you guys like The Tom Green show?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Tom Green Rules! He isn't even afraid to get his ass kicked!
Alyce: When reading "The Catcher in the Rye," weren't you disappointed when Holden
didn't fuck that prostitute?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Not really, we always chicken out with prostitutes too.
ibanez: I was wondering what kind of Ibanez guitar Noodles plays, and what pickups
are on it?
THE OFFSPRING - Noodles: I play an Ibanez Talman with "Tone Zone" pickups.
Stuntman Jack: This question is for Noodles, where did the nickname Noodles come from,
besides just being a cool nickname?
THE OFFSPRING - Noodles: You have to check out the movie "Pink Flamingos"
to get the answer to that question.
z_911: How many singles do you plan on putting out from this album?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Shit Man, their all singles!
z_911: What's gonna be your favorite new song to play live?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Probably "Living in Chaos".
burnitup3rdflame: Noodles and Dexter, who is hotter, Britney Spears or Christina
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Christina is too talented to be as hot as Britney.
KSZ: How did you guys hook up with Cypress Hill for this tour?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: We've been fans of the band for a long time. It just seemed
like it would be cool.
Dexter_rocks: What caused you guys to write "Want You Bad."
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: I like it when people say Dexter rocks.
twins: Do The Offspring ever go on there own chat room on their Web site and are
they on icq?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: We go on our own chat room all the time. The problem is, no
one believes it us. Usually I log on as real_dexter. Now no one will use that name,
Little_Miss_1565: What do you think of all the crazy people that spend so much time
at the message board on the Web site?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: I think they have too much time on their hands.
Eyeamking: You guys start touring just a few days after the release of your album.
Have you had enough time to practice the songs off of this album so that you are able
to play them live at your show?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: We're practicing them a bunch. We're gonna definitely be
playing some new songs. Which new songs should we play?
Draven: Are you guys still supporting Napster?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Fuck those sellouts.
Dexter_rocks: What made you guys put a screwed up, but awesome version of "Feelings"
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: That song needed to be destroyed.
Dexter1685: Hey Dex! Give 'em an example of an eukaryotic, heterotrophic, protist!
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: How about an amoeba.
ConspiracyOfOne: Dexter, how old is your green guitar with the Taz sticker?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: I think I got it right before Ixnay, so like 3 years.
punker7: Gore or Bush?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Gore and Bush make us wanna Ralph.
Beheaded_Elder: What did you guys enjoy watching while wasting away your teen years?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Speed Racer and Facts Of Life after they got fat. Not the early
ones. So how many of you guys have downloaded some of our songs?
Web_Dude: Do you think that being in a band has differed from your original plans
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Well Noodles always dreamt of being a janitor.
Jecen: Do you think stupid people should be able to vote?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Yes, we just don't think they should be able to run for
Manic_Subsidal: What do you think of bootlegs?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: We don't like bootlegs, but it's not about the money. I think
bootlegs are really bad quality and they charge like $30, and we think it cheats the
Cristalena: Somebody on the mailing list said that the Conspiracy of One logo resembles
a dead Napster logo...your thoughts?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Hey, you said it, not us.
WebPunk83: I'm listening to the CD right now. (all mp3 of course) Have no fear though,
I'm still getting the album!
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: That's cool.
Amy01: Did Dexter ever get that job he applied for at McDonalds?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: I haven't done that yet. I'm still planning on it though.
Sycobob52: Will Noodles model for Playgirl?
THE OFFSPRING - Noodles: Actually, I'm doing a spread for Cosmo. Me and Mark McGrath.
matt: If you could be a vegetable, what would you be?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Somebody's been reading the tour journal, huh.
tBeHeAdEdO: If you were locked in the same room as any one member of N Sync for 24
hours straight, what would you do?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Learn some dance moves and work on our harmonies.
LoveTheOffspring: Have you run into anybody else over the years that's asked you to set
them on fire?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: One guy set himself on fire once at one of our shows.
DexRox: Hi. I'm 14 and from Detroit, MI. I just want to thank you all for many,many
hours of music. You are my heroes, thank you!
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: That's awesome, thanks a lot.
Offspringgrl182: Please wish me (Ariana) a Happy Belated Sweet 16! It would really mean
a lot to me!
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Well, uh, happy birthday Ariana.
Offspring1: Who is the hottest celeb?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Gilbert Gottfried and Larry Bud Melman. Or maybe Yakov Smirnoff.
kat: Who looks more like Noodles, Bette Midler or Barbara Walters?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Actually, he looks more like Shannon Doherty. You know, that
bitch from 90210.
americana_holland: What inspired Noodles to start doing the tour journal? And how does
he feel about other bands ripping off his idea?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Noodles is very happy to be an inspiration to musicians
And he's suing all the other bands who he inspired.
z_911: Who's the biggest asshole you met in your life?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: This guy Mike in Toronto. What an asshole! Just kidding Mike.
We know it's you.
Just another fan: What do you want for X-Mas Dexter?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: I'd like some argyle socks. Can someone please send me some.
Stupidgenius: Are some of your songs written for people that are dead? Such as "No Hero,
" "Gone Away," and "The End Of The Line?"
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Yeah, but I don't want to talk about it.
Skatanic: What kinda amps u guys use?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: We play out of Mesa Boogie and VHT amps.
travis: Where are you guys right now? (state, city)
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: We are in NYC right now. We are actually typing the answers
to the questions ourselves. We're not pussies like some other bands.
ComeOutSwinging_PT: If one of this bands ask u to perform whit them which one would
u prefer? Limp Bizkit? Incubus? Korn? Deftones? Green Day? and NoFx?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Probably NOFX, they're buds of ours. We toured with NOFX
once actually, we opened for them a long time ago.
MTX Caitlyn: Where does Noodles buy his glasses?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: At the glasses store, duh!
mattman: I got an Offspring tattoo on my shoulder and it hurt, so I want you guys to
apologize! mwahahah (evil laugh)
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: We won't apologize - don't be a wuss! Embrace the pain.
What was the tattoo of?
Ender: If there was a fight in the band, who would win?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Greg K for sure. Greg K is on badass motherfucker.
kat: If you were a hot dog, what would you want on you?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Pizza.
rhcp_jg: Why do you want argyle socks?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: I find them very stylish.
Genocidal Smasher: Hey Dexter, what do you think of Angelina Jolie and Lara Croft?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: You mean that chick that makes out with her brother?
PEZ guy: Exactly how fat is Fat Mike?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: He's actually not fat anymore. They just call him that
cause he used to be I think.
noodlescuzin: What do you guys like best about performing at Woodstock?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Probably the trip out of there. It was kinda lame.
ConspiracyOfOne: Why does Greg seem so shy all the damn time?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Greg K is here now, but he's too shy to answer.
magma: If Backstreet Boys will come to you and ask to record a song together
would you agree?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: No way.
Rancid: Hey Dex, in a world without leaders, who'd make people starve?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Hey, that's old school.
lulavondon: Do you love me?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: We love ya babe.
Paula: What is the most embarrassing moment you experienced on stage?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Well, there's the buttless pants incident...
Outsider: Here's a stupid teenybopper question: what's your favorite color?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Noodles says blue. Dexter says black.
Conspiracy of Jon: What's the dumbest question anyone's ever asked you?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Probably the vegetable one.
IKilledNoodles: How Do you Noodle a guitar? Answer please.
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Any way you fuckin' want to.
Offspring117: Don't you guys have barbecues for your families and play songs
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: All the time.
Sycobob52: The guy who sits next to me in science says you guys suck.
Should I kick his ass?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: We don't condone violence, but yes, kick his ass.
PunkIzntDead666: Which would you choose: handcuffs, whipped cream,
or chocolate syrup?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Dexter: handcuffs, Noodles: whipped cream (lots),
Greg K: chocolate syrup.
SmpsnsPunker: Me and my friends thought that it would be really funny if all
the Orange County bands lived on the same street....do you agree?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Actually, we do.
RCNitro: Alright, Greg...There's like 6 people in just this room who wanna
know what kind of equipment you use...Time to fess up!
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Greg K says bass and amp.
Boom_17: Do you plan to realize a video game like Kiss?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Yeah sure, we try to do everything like Kiss.
Dexsgirl: Dexter, please hug me.....
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Wow, I'm blushing...how do you give a cyber
americana_holland: Will you guys ever do a record signing and/or meet
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: We do meet and greets after almost every
show on tour.
Offspring117: What songs do you guys love to play live?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: "Feelings" for Noodles, he gets a guitar solo.
I like playing "Have You Ever" a lot.
PEZ guy: What do u think about those lil emo kids, with their lil mullets!!
ARGH, now I'm mad!
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Dude, mullets rule! Check out mulletsgalore.com.
DNGR: How many hats does Greg have?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Greg K says, "I don't know, a couple hundred."
WebPunk83: Dex, if 2+2=4, and 4+4 is 8, then what are the chances of me getting ur
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: 0+0=0.
DexRox: Hey, Dexter. I am kind of a songwriter myself, and want to ask you (my main
songwriting model) if it's easy to be creative write good songs when you're in a
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: No way, you have to fuck your relationship all up.
punk_guy: Damn it, answer me! What is your favorite kind of alcohol?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Absinthe and Jaegermeister. Wait, or maybe a prairie dog.
Does anyone know what kind of drink a prairie dog is?
Higgins Fan: Greg K., what is your golf handicap?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Greg K says "I don't know, about eleven."
ConspiracyOfOne: What band haven't you toured with that you really would like to?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: I think it would be cool to tour with the Foo Fighters.
Geordie: Would you ever want to be guests on The Simpsons? And if I flash at
the Manchester, UK gig would I get backstage?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Yes to Simpsons, No in Manchester.
Betty: What do you think of my mom coming down and saying "Should I start
monitoring what you're chatting on?"
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Tell your mom to fuck off.
ConspiracyOfOne: Do you guys buy a lot of CDs?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Ron buys the most, he has hundreds probably. I
mostly buy 8 tracks.
burnitup3rdflame: Hey you bloody Offspring bastards! Just wondering if
you're gonna tour with AFI soon.
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: Yes, we love AFI, and we're bringing them to
Europe with us in January.
Mota Girl: Can you tell us about the new home video "Huck It?"
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: "Huck It" is our new home movie. We spent
all year making it with our friend Paul. It's got some live songs, like five, and
it also shows us doing some crazy stunts, like base jumping and stuff.
Courtney: Dex, if you could be any kind of flower, what would you be?
THE OFFSPRING - Dexter: An artichoke.
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