Hey everyone! (this may not apply to all of you so just keep scrolling if you’re confused ^^)
A few of you may know, after our radio shows some people usually wait outside the building for me and Dan to finish work so they can take pictures, get stuff signed and sometimes even bring us gifts! We’ve really loved this, so thank you to anyone who has come to meet us!
However over the weeks, word has spread about these ‘meet ups’ and this week over 150 people turned up to wait outside! (which was way too many for us to meet everyone)
The thing is, these aren’t official meet ups! It’s really just started as ‘saying hi to the few people waiting outside’ but now due to so many people waiting outside every week, it’s getting too big and turning into a gathering. As people heard we usually go outside there became an expectation that if people turned up and waited we would always get a photo with everyone, but sometimes we’re busy working, or we have to go somewhere quickly, and sometimes we aren’t there at all! Plus recently a lot of people have said they’ve travelled from the other side of the country and sometimes across Europe just to meet us which is lovely, but it’s clear that it’s become too much of a ‘thing’ now that some people think is guaranteed/regular and if there’s way too many people, or we’re busy, or not even there, we just don’t want people to travel far thinking they can definitely meet us.
For these reasons we are going to have to say that until further notice we will no longer be able to meet and have photos with people after we finish work at the radio show. I know understandably some of you will be disappointed and we are really sorry! It’s just gotten too big and we’d never want to disappoint anyone.
My best advice if you want to meet us would be to come to an official YouTube event like Summer in the City in London, or Playlist Live or Vidcon in the USA! (or say hi if you happen to bump into us in the street)
But the best thing you could do for our happiness is to stay at home in the warm and watch the show! We made the whole show to be about interacting with you guys so tweeting, joining in with the liveblogging on tumblr or even making us a music video is much better than waiting for hours to get a derpy picture of us, haha.
Thanks guys <3
- Phil and Dan