People.com Entertainment TV Did You Audition for 'Idol' ? By People Staff Published on January 15, 2008 12:00 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Only an elite group of American Idol hopefuls emerge from the auditioning masses with a golden ticket to Hollywood, while most wait in painfully long lines only to have their dreams dashed. The audition process is part of the game — and watching the tryouts can be a lot of fun — but we’re convinced there are hundreds of Idol audition stories that never get told. Have you (or a friend) ever auditioned for Idol? What was it really like? Did you get a glimpse of Ryan Seacrest? Did you get face time Paula, Randy and Simon? Should we watch for you on an upcoming episode of American Idol? Tell us: What’s your Idol audition story?