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Date: 07/07/11 09:29 AM

33 Responses to U2`s Bono Invites Blind Fan Onstage To Play Guitar

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    fancylad Male 30-39
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    July 7, 2011 at 9:35 am
    Link: U2`s Bono Invites Blind Fan Onstage To Play Guitar - For U2`s encore, Bono pulls a blind guy out of the crowd, let`s him play All I Want Is You, then gives him the guitar.
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    fancylad Male 30-39
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    July 7, 2011 at 9:37 am
    Bono gets load of crap for being a tosser, but you gotta like him for something like this.
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    rogue_knight Male 40-49
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    July 7, 2011 at 9:41 am
    Ironic- the blind guys "still hasn`t found what he`s lookin for" either!
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    fancylad Male 30-39
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    July 7, 2011 at 9:43 am
    Added note: I guess the guy was holding up a sign in the audience that he was blind--something like that.

    Also, that green Gretsch `Irish Falcon` guitar is no piece of crap--I`m sure Bono has dozens made for him, but it`s a signature edition, very sweet piece of hardware. I`m jelly of that blind guy.
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    fancylad Male 30-39
    18502 posts
    July 7, 2011 at 9:46 am
    game over. rogue_knight wins the thread.
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    diylobotomy Male 18-29
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    July 7, 2011 at 9:49 am
    that was pretty cool. though i like the guy from Roadhouse better.
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    Tubby12370 Male 18-29
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    July 7, 2011 at 10:06 am
    He plays pretty good.

    Nice one Rogue_knight
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    Jayno Male 18-29
    176 posts
    July 7, 2011 at 10:26 am
    Oh man... if that guy could just see himself on stage with U2!
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    cyborg Male 13-17
    2790 posts
    July 7, 2011 at 10:44 am
    huh
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    NATattack Female 18-29
    285 posts
    July 7, 2011 at 11:19 am
    Niice! Little does he know his whife will be selling that guitar on Ebay tomorrow and he will never know the difference
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    Farsidedown Male 18-29
    421 posts
    July 7, 2011 at 11:19 am
    doesn`t change the fact that Bono`s still a #2.
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    TruTenrMan Male 30-39
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    July 7, 2011 at 11:21 am
    Damnit, Bono, stop making me respect you a little!
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    Plague555 Male 18-29
    553 posts
    July 7, 2011 at 12:04 pm
    :)
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    davymid Male 30-39
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    July 7, 2011 at 12:30 pm
    Ironic- the blind guys "still hasn`t found what he`s lookin for" either!
    Maybe Bono would have better luck finding it if he would take those f*cking stupid sunglasses off once in a while.
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    iceblack Male 18-29
    551 posts
    July 7, 2011 at 12:42 pm
    That`s really nice of Bono...
    But, is it just me or he was kinda rude too? Specially at the end,
    when he graved that man`s hand and got him to the front, like
    "ok dude, get the fk off the stage now"

    I don`t know, that`s my opinion
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    RPossum Male 30-39
    1059 posts
    July 7, 2011 at 12:47 pm
    Not blind
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    RAGEMONSTER Male 18-29
    422 posts
    July 7, 2011 at 12:51 pm
    Bono is still number 2
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    gcghost Male 30-39
    168 posts
    July 7, 2011 at 12:53 pm
    Um, was that guy actually blind? Sure didn`t look like it.
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    Jats Male 18-29
    242 posts
    July 7, 2011 at 12:53 pm
    Hey iceblack... what the hell are you talking about?
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    Neagle Male 30-39
    1407 posts
    July 7, 2011 at 12:57 pm
    Wow. Now if they can just replace the lead singer....
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    iceblack Male 18-29
    551 posts
    July 7, 2011 at 1:02 pm
    @Jats
    I just said it, look at the video @3:08
    The guy is exited, waving, yelling at the audience...
    Then Bono comes from the back, takes him by the arm
    and practically pulls him off

    That`s what I saw... He was awesome giving him the guitar
    and all, but I found that kinda rude too
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    datskittle Male 13-17
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    July 7, 2011 at 1:06 pm
    He meant blind as in random. You know like a blind date? A random date. He meant that he was picked random.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    July 7, 2011 at 3:43 pm
    That was a good thing
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    SomeShoes Male 13-17
    2056 posts
    July 7, 2011 at 3:53 pm
    seeing them monday =D

    SO STOKED!!
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    tsiemens Male 30-39
    515 posts
    July 7, 2011 at 3:56 pm
    u2 is over rated
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    BigM Male 18-29
    130 posts
    July 7, 2011 at 4:23 pm
    I`m going to go watch them. I`m so excited!
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    dude21862004 Male 18-29
    768 posts
    July 7, 2011 at 9:51 pm
    "He meant blind as in random. You know like a blind date? A random date. He meant that he was picked random."

    No, the guy was actually blind. If you had watched to the end you would have seen them helping him off stage because he couldn`t do it himself.
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    Ando Male 13-17
    374 posts
    July 8, 2011 at 12:18 am
    I`m getting tingles!
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    Subushie Male 18-29
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    July 8, 2011 at 4:49 am
    Bono=total Douche
    but I love blind people. I want a blind boy/girlfriend one day.
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    almightybob1 Male 18-29
    4290 posts
    July 8, 2011 at 4:59 am
    I don`t think that guy was blind. He kept looking at Bono`s face and making eye contact with him, or looking down at the fretboard.

    Still, pretty cool though.
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    Xprez Male 30-39
    676 posts
    July 8, 2011 at 4:55 pm
    Awesome. My dad is blind from a chemical accident. Nice to see stuff like this. Classy.
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    Wildcats2008 Male 18-29
    237 posts
    July 9, 2011 at 1:03 am
    Almightybob: People who are blind still have a sense of spacial recognition with their other senses. He was looking at Bono`s face because he could hear where his voice was coming from. And he was looking at the fretboard because he still knows where his hand is.

    That being said, I think it was kind of ironic that Bono had shades on (in a nearly dark room, btw) and the blind guy didn`t. Which could be consider stereotyping but I`ve never seen a blind person in public without sunglasses.

    Thirdly, so if I get on stage in front of a few thousand people and play a couple of open chords with Bono singing I can have his (awesomely sweet) guitar? Deal.
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    durdikkimeng Male 50-59
    743 posts
    July 9, 2011 at 6:29 am
    Ok. Did a token good thing. But he still won`t pay his taxes. He`s a hypocrite.

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