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Hi all,

New to the forum. I noticed the good and bad references to the midgets (dwarfs) at the Wembley gigs. I was one of the dwarfs.

It was a great experience to stand on stage with such a legendary band whose music was such a big part of my teen years!

You might like to check out my site Great things in Small packages

Cheers

Rich rock1

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You rock :krider:

You say on your site that they had a row? Did you over-hear any of it?

I was coming off stage and on the way back down the corridor where the dressing rooms are when a door flew open and a guy rushed out knocking me into the wall - maybe a new GNR sport - dwarf bowling? LOL (I think it was either Robin or Ron - all happened a bit quick). He had a bottle of champagne in his hand which he threw at Axl's door. When it didn't break he hurled it at the floor - it still didn't break and rushed past me putting his hand on my shoulder as he went past and back to his room.

A security dude picked up the bottle - asked if I was ok and I went to my room a couple of doors down.

I turned round before going into my dressing room to see the same band member back out now banging on the door and kicking it. Presumably Axl then let him in and there was a heated argument (couldn't hear any of it unfortunately) :angry:

All I can presume is that they were pissed off with the fact that Axl had arrived at the last minute and quit the set early??? Not good on the final night of the tour!

Any ways - a little anecdote to tell the grandkids one day :D

Thanks for your interest in my thread guys

Rich rock4

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You rock :krider:

You say on your site that they had a row? Did you over-hear any of it?

I was coming off stage and on the way back down the corridor where the dressing rooms are when a door flew open and a guy rushed out knocking me into the wall - maybe a new GNR sport - dwarf bowling? LOL (I think it was either Robin or Ron - all happened a bit quick). He had a bottle of champagne in his hand which he threw at Axl's door. When it didn't break he hurled it at the floor - it still didn't break and rushed past me putting his hand on my shoulder as he went past and back to his room.

A security dude picked up the bottle - asked if I was ok and I went to my room a couple of doors down.

I turned round before going into my dressing room to see the same band member back out now banging on the door and kicking it. Presumably Axl then let him in and there was a heated argument (couldn't hear any of it unfortunately) :angry:

All I can presume is that they were pissed off with the fact that Axl had arrived at the last minute and quit the set early??? Not good on the final night of the tour!

Any ways - a little anecdote to tell the grandkids one day :D

Thanks for your interest in my thread guys

Rich rock4

For real? :blink:

That's crazy! Thanks for sharing man!

I'm actually glad to hear the other guys don't back down and take shit from Axl. To me that means that they're more than "Yes Axl" men. rock3

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Hi all,

New to the forum. I noticed the good and bad references to the midgets (dwarfs) at the Wembley gigs. I was one of the dwarfs.

It was a great experience to stand on stage with such a legendary band whose music was such a big part of my teen years!

You might like to check out my site Great things in Small packages

Cheers

Rich rock1

welcome to the forum man! rock3

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You rock :krider:

You say on your site that they had a row? Did you over-hear any of it?

I was coming off stage and on the way back down the corridor where the dressing rooms are when a door flew open and a guy rushed out knocking me into the wall - maybe a new GNR sport - dwarf bowling? LOL (I think it was either Robin or Ron - all happened a bit quick). He had a bottle of champagne in his hand which he threw at Axl's door. When it didn't break he hurled it at the floor - it still didn't break and rushed past me putting his hand on my shoulder as he went past and back to his room.

A security dude picked up the bottle - asked if I was ok and I went to my room a couple of doors down.

I turned round before going into my dressing room to see the same band member back out now banging on the door and kicking it. Presumably Axl then let him in and there was a heated argument (couldn't hear any of it unfortunately) :angry:

All I can presume is that they were pissed off with the fact that Axl had arrived at the last minute and quit the set early??? Not good on the final night of the tour!

Any ways - a little anecdote to tell the grandkids one day :D

Thanks for your interest in my thread guys

Rich rock4

Whoa that's crazy :shocked: Well I doubt it was Ron - He's not that kinda guy, plus he hasn't been in the band long enough to get wise with Axl :lol: And Robin doesn't seem like that kinda guy either...he's sorta quiet.

I'm gonna guess it was Tommy. That crazy bastard :lol:

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Hi all,

New to the forum. I noticed the good and bad references to the midgets (dwarfs) at the Wembley gigs. I was one of the dwarfs.

It was a great experience to stand on stage with such a legendary band whose music was such a big part of my teen years!

You might like to check out my site Great things in Small packages

Cheers

Rich rock1

Sup buddy. Man I bet you had a good time on stage. Lucky you. :P

Welcome to the forum by the way.

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Sup buddy. Man I bet you had a good time on stage. Lucky you. :P

Welcome to the forum by the way.

Thanks man. It was a blast - chance in a lifetime or what?? Although it nearly never happened. There were some dwarfs and dancers booked for the first Wembley gig and they never got on stage in the end.

I was asked to go on the last night along with some of the others from the previous night. We were told all night we 'might be going on' - apparently it was up to Axl. Then right at the last minute - just before Paradise City we were rushed to the stage only to be told 'no go' :anger: then half way back to the dressing room they changed their mind and we legged it (as fast as we could) back to the stage and went staight on to do some serious air guitar with the band !!!! rock1 The dancers were told they were not required.

Rich rock2

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Quick question:

Did you get to keep the Gn'R shirts and Union Jack flags?

Sure did! I don't think they would have wanted the shirt back as it was really hot and sweaty on stage! :rofl-lol: Mind you they wouldn't have fitted the average fan that I saw when I popped into the auditorium to watch Sweet Child of Mine - they were all at least twice my size!!!!

It's going in with my collection of tshirts from festivals etc.

I threw my 2 flags into the audience at the end of Paradise City - not sure how far back they went as you can only see a couple of rows with all the lights.

Check out my tattoo (number 3) on my website - just put a picture on my photos page tonight

My back Tat

Rich rock4

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Quick question:

Did you get to keep the Gn'R shirts and Union Jack flags?

Sure did! I don't think they would have wanted the shirt back as it was really hot and sweaty on stage! :rofl-lol: Mind you they wouldn't have fitted the average fan that I saw when I popped into the auditorium to watch Sweet Child of Mine - they were all at least twice my size!!!!

It's going in with my collection of tshirts from festivals etc.

I threw my 2 flags into the audience at the end of Paradise City - not sure how far back they went as you can only see a couple of rows with all the lights.

Check out my tattoo (number 3) on my website - just put a picture on my photos page tonight

My back Tat

Rich rock4

Cool shit man. Nice tat too. rock3

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I went into the crowd from back stage when Sweet Child o Mine came on rock3 . I had my video camera and a very kind GNR rock chick saw I could not see very well (all I saw was asses :shocked: ) she gave the camera to her boyfriend and I got some (poorish quality video) - will try and put a link on my website when I upload it if anyone is interested.

Rich rock4

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Hey lil' dude (no offence)

But, you should try n' get ahold of the band n' tell 'em to bring you out to the Minneapolis show!

No offence taken! :D That would be awesome if I could pull that off! Anyone have any management contacts?? :huh:

Hah, I don't have contacts with MGMT, but I'll talk to Bumblefoot n' see what he's got to say.

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Hi all,

New to the forum. I noticed the good and bad references to the midgets (dwarfs) at the Wembley gigs. I was one of the dwarfs.

It was a great experience to stand on stage with such a legendary band whose music was such a big part of my teen years!

You might like to check out my site Great things in Small packages

Cheers

Rich rock1

"Midgets" Rock rock3

Good work dude.

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Hi all,

New to the forum. I noticed the good and bad references to the midgets (dwarfs) at the Wembley gigs. I was one of the dwarfs.

It was a great experience to stand on stage with such a legendary band whose music was such a big part of my teen years!

You might like to check out my site Great things in Small packages

Cheers

Rich rock1

"Midgets" Rock rock3

Good work dude.

Thanks Murray - I am pissing my pants at your signature picture with Verne Troyer - now he is one cool 'midget' :rofl-lol:

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