Gina was sitting at her computer, mindlessly scrolling through nonsensical tweets when she came across one from her favourite band, Big Time Rush.
Want a chance to meet us in London? Take this quiz and you'll be entered into our prize draw!
Eyes widening with excitement, Gina quickly clicked the link that had followed the tweet. Looking at the page it led her to, she flicked her eyes over the questions listed. Some of them were a bit obscure, but still – it would be a chance!
She clicked all the answers that she thought were the right ones, entered her details and submitted the whole thing. An email arrived a few moments later, stating that her name had been successfully put into those for the prize draw.
An instant messaging box appeared, announcing that she had a new message from Lianne. Gina smiled as she recognised her best friend's name.
Gina-Gin: Hey yourself.
Buba-Li: You up to much?
Gina-Gin: Not really – just entered a competition to meet BTR though! Imagine if I got it! AHH!
Buba-Li: AHHHH! That would be AMAZING.
Gina-Gin: I know, right!
Buba-Li: Wanna meet up? I'm so bored!
Gina-Gin: Sure thing. I'll see if I can borrow Dad's car. One sec.
Gina left her computer briefly to go and persuade her father to let her borrow the car – she had a licence as well as insurance, she just needed to know if he was going to use it any time soon.
Gina-Gin: He's not using it. I'll pick you up in about fifteen minutes, 'kay?
Buba-Li: Sounds good! See ya in a bit! Xx
Gina grabbed her shoes and practically forced them onto her feet. Running downstairs with her phone in one pocket and some money in the other, she snatched the keys and left the house. Once she was in the car, she rifled through the glove compartment to grab Big Time Rush's album, Elevate. Smiling, she put it in the CD player and blasted it as loud as she dared.
She drove to Lianne's house to find her waiting outside.
"About time you got here," she said, climbing into the passenger seat. "It looks like it's gonna pour it down."
"And your lovely hair would be ruined," teased Gina.
"Exactly. Where are we going, anyway?"
Gina shrugged. "Your choice."
Lianne thought for a moment. "The theatre."
"Alright. To the theatre we go." Shifting to the proper gear, Gina drove off in the direction of their favourite haunt.
They arrived at the small, run-down theatre. It was a dual purpose one, so both plays and films could be shown there. Despite having a No Entry sign on the front doors, Gina and Lianne pushed them open.
The musty smell filled their noses as Gina flicked the lights on. The two of them made their way to the projection room, which they had modified slightly so that it would play DVDs.
"What d'you want to watch?"
"I'm in the mood for a rom-com. Love Actually?" suggested Gina.
Lianne wrinkled her nose. "We've seen that too much recently."
"Hmm, okay. How about The Proposal? You get to see most of Ryan Reynolds' naked body…"
They put the DVD in, and let it load the menu. Gina reached into the fridge they had installed and brought out a couple of cokes, while Lianne opened a cupboard in search of snacks.
"Good thing we always keep this place stocked," commented Lianne, taking a seat in the theatre room. Gina sat next to her.
"Good thing they haven't cut off the power yet," replied Gina. She picked up the remote and pressed play, and the movie began.
Halfway through the movie, Gina's phone started buzzing silently in her pocket. Lianne paused the movie as she answered it.
"Hello? … Yes, that's me … I've what? … You're joking … Wow, this – this is amazing! … Yeah, send them as soon as! … Thank you so much!"
Lianne listened intently until Gina hung up.
Looking dazed, Gina stared at her phone before looking up at her best friend.
"The one to go see Big Time Rush!"
Lianne's mouth hung open. "Really?"
"Apparently so!" Gina stared at her phone again, then back at Lianne. "There's two spaces. Wanna come?"
"No. I'd rather stay at home and do coursework. OF COURSE I WANT TO COME!" Lianne replied.
After a moment of silence, the two fans squealed happily and hugged.
"WE'RE GOING TO MEET BIG TIME RUSH!"