Alyssa McDaniel, 15, reads messages “The Vampire Diaries” fans have written on barricades outside Mystic Grill, the fictional cafe featured on the show that is being converted to a real restaurant. McDaniel is a Newton County resident and said she can’t wait to eat at the new restaurant. (Staff Photos: Crystal Tatum)

Alyssa McDaniel, 15, reads messages “The Vampire Diaries” fans have written on barricades outside Mystic Grill, the fictional cafe featured on the show that is being converted to a real restaurant. McDaniel is a Newton County resident and said she can’t wait to eat at the new restaurant. (Staff Photos: Crystal Tatum)

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Fans aren’t shy about their feelings, some writing messages directly to cast members, like “Ian, will you marry us?” and “Ian, I [love] U.” Visitors from as far away as Turkey and Belgium have signed the wall. But not everyone is impressed. One message reads, “I’ve never watched this show a day of my life.”

“The Vampire Diaries” fans have taken to signing barricades outside Mystic Grill, the fictional cafe in the show that is being converted to a real restaurant.