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Just what I need, another costuming club.

Postby Cybrludite » Thu Oct 06, 2016 10:07 am

This past weekend at one of our local sci-fi conventions, I found out that there's a fan group dedicated to costuming as G.I. Joe characters, The Fightin' 788th. As soon as I have my Cobra Trooper costume together, I'll post a pic here. On the plus side, it should be cheaper than the Royal Manticoran Navy or the steampunk garb. :lol: Most of the props, I already have.
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Postby HTRN » Thu Oct 06, 2016 8:18 pm

You know, somebody ought to crash one of their events as one of the characters from aft :lol: bonus points for bringing a.honey badger. :mrgreen:
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Postby SoupOrMan » Tue Oct 11, 2016 10:06 pm

Go as Major Bludd!

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Postby HTRN » Wed Oct 12, 2016 2:25 am

SoupOrMan wrote:Go as Major Bludd!

"Roses are red, violets are blue" *BANG BANG BANG BANG BANG* "-Sorry, that wasn't meant for you."

Im sorry but jungle is kinda hard to top. :ugeek:
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Re: Just what I need, another costuming club.

Postby Greg » Wed Oct 12, 2016 5:12 am

You should LARP.

Which is normally a terrible thing to say to someone, but it looks like you just need to get it out of your system already.
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Postby Cybrludite » Sat Oct 15, 2016 9:30 am

Greg wrote:You should LARP.

Which is normally a terrible thing to say to someone, but it looks like you just need to get it out of your system already.

Nah, the main LARP groups here are the SCA and the Vampire: The Masquerade folks. I'm too busted up to be a stick-jock anymore and got bored with the Vampire stuff back in the nineties. :lol:
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Re: Just what I need, another costuming club.

Postby Greg » Sat Oct 15, 2016 3:28 pm

Cybrludite wrote:
Greg wrote:You should LARP.

Which is normally a terrible thing to say to someone, but it looks like you just need to get it out of your system already.

Nah, the main LARP groups here are the SCA and the Vampire: The Masquerade folks. I'm too busted up to be a stick-jock anymore and got bored with the Vampire stuff back in the nineties. :lol:


Interesting. Around there I would have thought there'd be more.

Where I went to school there was an official club for LARP, and in the area there were several groups that ran different games.

Had a friend who was into it, some of his in-game stories were genuinely hilarious. He was crazy, but he was a good guy and a good friend.

There also tend to be smoking hot chicks in the LARP world. I was once involved with one of them. She wrecked me. I didn't know until afterward that she was bipolar. Explained some things. Was once out to eat with some people I knew, and her name came up in conversation. A guy who'd also been involved with her.... his only reaction on hearing her name was to bang his head on the table.

Anyway, I don't do that stuff and don't recommend it for most people, because there's too much crazy involved. Some of it absolute batshit. But for those with certain inclinations, there's really no substitute.
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Re: Just what I need, another costuming club.

Postby randy » Sat Oct 15, 2016 6:08 pm

Cybrludite wrote:... got bored with the Vampire stuff back in the nineties. :lol:


So start an MHI group. That should liven up interactions with Vampire group! :mrgreen:
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Re: Just what I need, another costuming club.

Postby Catbird » Sat Oct 15, 2016 11:06 pm

I find myself somewhat attracted to groups like these, but it always seems like 2/3 of the group takes it too seriously and the other 2/3 doesn't take it seriously enough.

The Scarlett and Baroness ladies are pretty hot though:
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Re: Just what I need, another costuming club.

Postby HTRN » Sun Oct 16, 2016 4:06 pm

randy wrote:
Cybrludite wrote:... got bored with the Vampire stuff back in the nineties. :lol:


So start an MHI group. That should liven up interactions with Vampire group! :mrgreen:

Honestly, if you want lulz, Hellsing abridged has better possibilities.
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Postby Cybrludite » Sun Oct 16, 2016 10:16 pm

Sewing Cobra patches on an airsoft tac vest.

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Postby Kommander » Mon Oct 17, 2016 12:44 am

Image

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Re: Just what I need, another costuming club.

Postby randy » Mon Oct 17, 2016 1:44 am

:mrgreen:
...even before I read MHI, my response to seeing a poster for the stars of the latest Twilight movies was "I see 2 targets and a collaborator".

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Postby HTRN » Mon Oct 17, 2016 6:14 pm

Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Just what I need, another costuming club.

Postby Jered » Tue Oct 18, 2016 5:47 am

Catbird wrote:I find myself somewhat attracted to groups like these, but it always seems like 2/3 of the group takes it too seriously and the other 2/3 doesn't take it seriously enough.


What about Heartwrencher?
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Re: Just what I need, another costuming club.

Postby Jericho941 » Tue Oct 18, 2016 6:06 am

Catbird wrote:I find myself somewhat attracted to groups like these, but it always seems like 2/3 of the group takes it too seriously and the other 2/3 doesn't take it seriously enough.


That's why I'm actually really enthused about this group of people I met via Tumblr and Discord: We're gonna be soldiers from the New California Republic. Not FIRST RECON, not EN SEE ARR RANGERS, just Snuffy, Schmuckatelli and Bagadonitz in pith helmets and goggles

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Re: Just what I need, another costuming club.

Postby Cybrludite » Tue Oct 25, 2016 9:59 pm

Kommander wrote:Image

Made here

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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