This is Where I Want to Be: the Ross Geller and Rachel Green fanlisting

About You're My Lobster

"You're My Lobster" is the only fanlisting officially approved by The Fanlistings Network for the relationship between Ross and Rachel from FRIENDS. This fanlisting has been given to me (Angela) by Hoppy, the previous owner, who had previously adopted it from Natalie.

A fanlisting aims to bring together people from all over the world who are fans of a certain subject. This fanlisting has been approved at the Author and Writers category of the TFL Network since ?? Month ????. For more information about what a fanlisting is, please go to http://thefanlistings.org/.

 500 members - awarded on 10 December 2006

Why "You're my Lobster"?

The site title was thought up by Hoppy, then-named simpled "Lobsters". The title itself came from the following scenes, which she had put up at the fanlisting while it was with her:

PHOEBE: Hang in there, it's gonna happen.

ROSS: Wha, OK, now how do you know that?

PHOEBE: Because she's your lobster.

CHANDLER: Oh, she's goin' somewhere.

PHOEBE: C'mon you guys. It's a known fact that lobsters fall in love and mate for life. You know what, you can actually see old lobster couples walkin' around their tank, ya know, holding claws like...

Later, when Ross is trying to convince Rachel that they should be together--

ROSS: Uh, uh, well you're, umm, you're my lobster.

RACHEL: OK, you know what, are, are you being like, the blind date guy again?

ROSS: No no, you're uh, you're my lobster. See um, lobsters, uhh, in the tank when, when they're old, uhh, they get with, uhh, they walk around holding the claws. In the tank, ya know, with, with the holding and... Uhh, Pheebs you wanna help me out with the, the whole lobster thing?

PHOEBE: Do the claws again.

And then later, after watching the infamous prom video, when Rachel gives Ross a very passionate kiss and forgives him.

PHOEBE: See, he's her lobster.

All quotes from the episode "The One With The Prom Video"


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