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Yesterday was incredible. Now it almost feels like it didn't happen to us at all. But let's start at the beginning.

On Tuesday evening a friend of ours found out that Tom's working on the new Jarmusch film around here and asked if we'd like to go look for him. Not quite believing we had an actual chance to meet him, we still agreed. I mean, nothing to lose and everything to gain, so why not?

Next day, on Wednesday, we had an adventurous trip to the studios, because naturally, public transport never works the way it should and when travelling to an unknown location you'll never arrive at your destination point straight away.
But after running around in the terribly hot weather of that day for around an hour, our trio was finally there!
We met a few other girls who waited in front of the studio complex gates, unsurprisingly, for the same reason and even encountered an old friend of ours we haven't seen for five years.
We weren't lucky on that day, though. After asking around for a bit, it turned out Tom wasn't shooting at all, but would be there again the next day.

And so Thursday it was.

At least now we knew where to go and had no big problems on the way. This time, though, there were more fans waiting outside the gates - but that was kinda to be expected. Another session of waiting began. We spent our time talking to people, had to deal with an extremely unfriendly gatesman (the nice one from the day before wasn't there, sadly), joked around with a bunch of costumed extras from another set who spent their break outside and waited and waited and... you get the idea.

It was already getting late when a man approached us, looking quite grim but not unfriendly. Tuned out, it was Tom's driver (aka bodyguard). He told us they would work later then usually, til 9 or 10 pm and thus, Tom won't be able to spend much time with us. Of course we answered, that it was absolutely fine and no problem whatsoever - hell, just getting to see him at all would be awesome. Then he said Tom could probably "only" make a group photo - fine with us, really.
Still having a lot of time and now happy with the confidence we'll really get to see him, our group at last went to buy some food.
In the meantime three autograph hunters appeared out of nowhere (bet they had someone working around the studios to tell them when to come) and started to be REALLY ANNOYING. In all honesty, I've hardly ever met such ill-mannered people.

Anyway, now we come to the really good part.
The actors started to leave the set. First, a big black VW drove out, stopped and Tilda Swinton, who's also starring in the movie, got out to sign some autographs. A photo of her: i67.photobucket.com/albums/h29…

Then Jim Jarmusch himself drove by, but didn't stop.

And then finally: Tom was there and got out of the car! (proof or it never happened i67.photobucket.com/albums/h29… )

And wow! Just wow, honestly.
I've heard he was nice to his fans but I'd never expected THIS kind of nice. He was just so genuine and charming and it was simply incredibly that he would take the time after working from early in the morning to 9 o'clock in the evening!
And not just that! He made photos with us, not just one group photo, but one with each fan, signed our stuff, talked to every single person who approached him and was just so so so sweet and perfect!
I was simply overwhelmed with feelings. That smile, that voice, THAT MAN! Everything on him was simply amazing. It was impossible to look away from him at all.
On top of that, he seemed to enjoy our company, which made the whole experience even greater. And although we were quite a few, all of us pulled ourselves together, were super-polite and stayed as calm as we could manage, so that Tom even commented on it :D
On a side note: his driver aka bodyguard told that autograph hunters off - cudos to the guy!

Well, after a while the driver urged Tom to leave, which was surely the right thing to do - the man needs some sleep. We cheered as he drove away, waving to us until the car turned at the corner.

So that's the story.
We talked to Tom Hiddleston! We made photos with him! We have his autograph on our Thor comic book ( i67.photobucket.com/albums/h29… ) and he commented on how he liked that particular picture :D

And the man's not just the nicest, sweetest and most charming person alive, he's also photogenic to the realm of impossibility. We've already submitted a picture of him ( fav.me/d59p7u2 ) and are going to submit another one.
Apart from that, here's a bunch of other photos we're not going to post separately, but still there's the awesome Tom Hiddleston on them:
i67.photobucket.com/albums/h29…
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i67.photobucket.com/albums/h29…
i67.photobucket.com/albums/h29…
i67.photobucket.com/albums/h29…
i67.photobucket.com/albums/h29…

Ah... it was a great day, the meeting was worth all the waiting, to say the least.

THANK YOU, TOM, FOR TAKING YOUR TIME AND BEING SO AWESOME TO YOUR FANS! WE APPRECIATE IT SO MUCH!

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:iconkayahi:
kayaHI Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Your so lucky!
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YaoIsJustAwesomeYeah Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Student Artist
wow, this is a dreamf or me I want to come true. Man, I've heard about autograph hunters, seems they are very annoying indeed, poor celebritites
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Aline96 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Meeting him is my main goal at the moment. Great pictures you have there :D
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RoamtheGnome Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
I really wanna meet this guy. He sounds really charming and polite, totally something you wouldn't expect from a famous actor. Sadly I don't think he was noticed much before his appearance in Thor. I'm glad he'd got the attention now though because his acting is brilliant.
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Green-Makakas Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is very true. But now he has got all the attention he deserves!
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phantomsox Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Student Artisan Crafter
I'm so happy to hear that he really is nice! I hope he stays that way forever <3
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Green-Makakas Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I hope so too!
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:iconreita-tooru:
reita-tooru Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist
Вот же везет людям! +_+ Шикарно *о*
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:icongreen-makakas:
Green-Makakas Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Да, это уж правда чистое везение было)))
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Dragonwing101 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2012
That's AMAZING!!!! You are the luckiest person in the WORLD! I would do anything if I could ever just see him in person!
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Sebassy Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I would have probably fangasmed and then fainted.
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AmericanAngel117 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I did not squeal at the top of my lungs when I saw his signature. >_> Nope.
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IntoxicatingFreedom Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
That's okay. I totally didn't squeal when I saw the photo of him with pen between his teeth. Definitely not.
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AmericanAngel117 Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
NNNFFFF TOM.
He does it on purpose I swear. He is just sexy 24/7 without even trying.
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IntoxicatingFreedom Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I know! And we hate it. He doesn't even have to try. But we love that he's so natural all the time.
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LureLight Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
It's defiantly something in the water...no other choice..
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IntoxicatingFreedom Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
No, no, absolutely none.
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Francislois Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Really cool! Where exactly was it? The place I mean :) Thanks for this journal its totally awesome to read :)
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Green-Makakas Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It's in front of the MMC studio in Cologne.
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mugglebornprincess Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
his cheekbones are fierce....mmmmm....
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PhantomDragoness Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
The picture where he has the pen in his mouth...:faint:

Such a handsome man! Glad to know he's as nice as people say.
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Green-Makakas Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I know, right? That peeeeeen :D
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kuroneko3132 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Oh my God, you guys are so lucky! it does looks like he is the nicest man out of 9 realms lol :XD:

stayed as calm as we could manage > must be difficult but you guys managed it haha!
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Green-Makakas Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I think he might be!

Wasn't easy, true :D
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DarkFang12 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
I am....jealous...very, very jealous. You are so lucky :D
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mesenqui Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
WOW that's really amazing! I saw the video on youtube and I think all the fans were very educated! I'm so glad to see that was so, because he always seems so kind and sweet to the fans! you're so lucky! I'm happy that you had such joy and I am grateful for the photos! So thank you very much!
PD: My english sucks, sorry!!
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Green-Makakas Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're very welcome, of course! Also happy that you enjoyed it.
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l-Sonata-l Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Student General Artist
SCREAMS YOU ARE THE LUCKIEST PEEPS
I AM SO HAPPY FOR YOU GUYS
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Gatewhale Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I...AM...SO...JEALOUS! awesome story!
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LightofShelley Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Das darfs ja wohl nicht geben, ich lebe selber gerade am anderen Ende von Deutschland...scho ein Scheiß aber auch! :(
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HannahAusenCosplay Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist
Ahhh! Congratulations you guys! That's so cool :D
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BreathlessWind Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You lucky bitch >XD
I'm happy for you! I wish I could meet him - but nothing interesting ever happens where I live lol
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plunderer01 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
Hahahaha I love the one with the pen in his mouth.

HE KNOWS WHAT HE MUST DO
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Green-Makakas Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, right? XDD
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Vogelbeere Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012
Finallyfinally I find the time to read your journal about meeting Tom! And it sounds reallyreally geat <3 I wish I had the time to go to Collogne and just wait in front of the studios... but argh >.< Work! Anyway thanks so much for sharing these pictures with us!
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Green-Makakas Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It was really lucky for us that we were on holidays. Wouldn't be able to hang around there for two days if it was during the semester, either.
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yinami Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012  Student Interface Designer
You have no idea how I am here, sitting stuck ALL THE FUCKING WAY FROM SINGAPORE and sooooo jealous that there are tears coming out of my eyes. lucky you!
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Mikorio Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012
I'm so jealous! Good for you guys~ I've heard how amazingly sweet and polite he is with fans, but that's super awesome!

Now if he ever comes to China... QAQ
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CupcakeW0nderland Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow ! You are so lucky!!
I am a huge Tom Hiddleston fan! It must have been fantastic.
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NettyCosplay Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2012  Student Artisan Crafter
Ich wünschte mir ich würde auch in Köln wohnen T_T
Wenn ich das meiner Freundin erzähl, die dreht total durch (ist ein großer Tom-Fan)
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LMPandora Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
That is SO amazing! I knew that he was very kind to his fans but to experience his kindness first hand--ahh, that's really awesome.
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Jyuudai Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2012  Student General Artist
OMG you got to spend time with THE Tom Hiddleston?? That is just so AMAZING!! :love: Oh yes he's quite the literal gentleman, very nice to everyone. <3 I heard he once even brought some flask of soup for a sick interviewer in this one award show too. <33

Awwwh you guys are just so lucky!! >3<
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