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Spooky (halloween) edition

Last thread: >>10749446

Post cute usakumyas & kumakumyas
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>>10806009
Aww so cute!
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Please post any cute kumyas. Its difficult to maintain that thread alone

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It's been some time since the last one died.
Fill out the form and make some friends!

>ASL?
>Lolita? Cosplay? You tell us.
>Fav brands, substyles, anime, cosplay, etc.
>Other hobbies, interests?
>What are you looking for?
>Not looking for?
>Contact info
>Anything else we should know?
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>>10808343
got bitched at in BST for this too so i feel like i should clarify. i don’t care if you gulls want to ree all day in the ita thread abt fat trans itas. i participate too kek. it just personally isn’t a conversation i want to have in my one on one dms with lolita friends. i’m seeing now that i shouldn’t have said anything, i just originally wanted to make it clear that i’m looking for friends to talk with about the fashion, not the cows that participate in it.
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>>10808888
No one will want to talk to you. Maybe try reddit.
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>>10808891
reddit is an ita hellscape. no one knows what the fuck they’re talking about on the lolita sub. i want to make friends who actually know how to dress.

fair enough though. i’ll just keep lurking.
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>>10808894
>complains about reddit being itas
>complains about ita thread
hmmmm
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>>10769804
looking for normal women to be friends with, pls shoot me an email thx

>depressed trans girl
>decide to attend irl meetup
>do makeup perfectly and coord my outfit well
>arrive at meet
>quickly realise that I’m the tallest lolita in the place
>realise I’m taller than most of the lolitas boyfriends
>suffer
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>>10808850
>>10808851
>>10808852
Have sex
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>>10808856
Nonny. I dont know how to break this to you. But everyone else is having sex but you. And nobody invites you because you're gross.
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>>10808856
Have a shower
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>>10808857
>>10808858
Talk to a girl
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https://youtu.be/gZtCUgEXnrk

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Youmacon 2022 is a go and we can't wait to see you all here in the motor city. But first there's a couple of important things you should know. Youmacon has been going on for 18 years now and is a celebration of Anime, manga, pop-culture, comics, movies, costumes and SCIENCE. If you don't like all of these things then maybe you should just stay at home.

And that brings us to the first thing we want to report- IF YOU HAVEN'T BEEN VACCINATED WE DON'T EVEN WANT YOU TO COME. STAY AWAY. WE ARE A CONVENTION FOR PEOPLE WHO BELIEVE IN SCIENCE. If you cannot get your Covid-19 vaccinations then you may only come if you get a PCR negative test on Tuesday or later. But that should be reserved for people who have a medical reason that prevents them from getting their vaccines. We will not have PCR testing available on site.

BUT IF YOU JUST DON'T WANT TO TAKE THE VACCINES BECAUSE YOU BELIEVE THE LIES AND CONSPIRACY THEORIES- THEN WE REALLY HOPE YOU JUST STAY AWAY.

All staff may check your Vaccine Passports at all times. Failure to show your Vaccine Passport at any time to any staff MAY RESULT HAVING YOUR BADGE TAKEN AND YOU BEING REMOVED FROM THE CONVENTION. We recommend using CLEAR (digital vaccination card that can be stored on your phone). We believe this will make everyone feel safest for the event!
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>>10807976
lol
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Youmacon and other conventions of this sort is just another case of misery loves company
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Now that Biden has declared the pandemic over, does this make Youmacon Trump supporters?
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>>10807976


Good PR there jackass, you deserve to have your money hemorrhage even harder this year.
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Can't wait to ghost this con and tell any con staff that I'm just a regular hotel guest and they have no more authority over me than a random sap on the street.

Congratulations on this guys, seriously

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>friends organize costume party
>theme is "Tropical Trouble!"
>literally everyone is probably going to be there in a shitty Hawaiian shirt and flowers around their necks
>nope.jpg

Give me original costume ideas for the theme please.
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Tiki god.

This thread is for buying, selling or trading. Please keep OT or tangent discussions about shopping services or price checks to their own thread to avoid clutter (make it if you don't see one). Use Lolita General for general buying questions or complaints.

Thread Guidelines:
- cosplay and lolita welcome
- please list your location and any shipping restrictions you have
- leave contact info you actually check!

General buying and selling tips:
- have feedback ready if you can
- have proof pictures ready
- always ship with tracking
- never do a transaction with someone you're uncomfortable with
- don't name & shame without contacting the buyer or seller first

Introductory tips (updated):

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>>10808873
No one is going to sell to you. We hate troons, newfag.
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>>10808876
just because i would personally prefer not to engage in the kind of bashing that goes on in the ita thread when talking one on one with a lolita friend does not make me not a real gull kek. i wasn’t complaining about what anyone else partakes in, it’s just not what i’m looking for in friends. i post fugly coords to the ita thread myself but i’m not looking for a friendship based off of gossip or salt. you don’t know me, nonny.

still hoping to receive offers. :)
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>>10808883
Reeing about transphobes and the ita thread is what makes you not a real gull. Sorry.
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>>10808892
and i don’t know how saying “i’m personally not interested in frequent conversations about itas or scrotes in a one on one private setting” is reeing but alright.

my taste in friends /= my views on the board and in general. i just came to ask about a blouse damn. if you sell to me it’ll be worn exclusively worn by a cis woman so untwist those panties nonna.
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WTB full set

The organizers of the con are having trouble finding a site for the convention next year. It has come to conclusion that the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center is not feasible for 2023. In addition, the McCormick Place is too large for a small con. They’re looking at Schaumburg to hold the con.

What we know will happen is that vaccine cards and masks will be required and enforced for 2023.
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>>10808757
Any choice other than Donald in Rosemont is suicide. There is no other area with as many hotels and convention hall space so close to eachother besides McCormick, and for various reasons that wouldn't work for them. I sincerely hope the organizers don't let their stubborn paranoia destroy this con.
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>>10808821
And if they remain with Donald w/o mandates for 2023, their fanbase will be upset. Attendees, dealers, and staff want a safe experience. They don’t want to get COVID.
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>>10808860
>their fanbase will be upset
Fanbase wouldn't care at all if there were zero mandates. Con would happen and tens of thousands will show up and have fun just like every other year.
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>>10808860
>They don’t want to get COVID.
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>>10808860
Get with the current times. Even Biden said it's over. We all deal with it. It's said that if you don't want to catch Long COVID get all shots and boosters to be 85%+ safe. If you don't want COVID, don't go to cons. We're over it.

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I posted a thread on /a/
But it got deleted before I could see the replies

I'm looking for cosplays I'm not really into anime I think cosplaying is cool ,but I've never done it.
I read berserk I wanted to do a guts cosplay but people laughed at me I can't pull off a griffith cosplay I don't have white hair

So if anyone has cosplay suggestions I'd love to hear them my facial hair is kinda bad so nothing with facial hair pls.
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>>10806148
>>10806151
Seethe I got a buzzcut
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>>10804531
>I can't pull off a griffith cosplay I don't have white hair
Wigs are a thing
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>>10804531
>I'm not really into anime I think cosplaying is cool ,but I've never done it.
I plan my first cosplay (sort of) as a Terminator
You don't have to cosplay characters from anime
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>>10804531
Just be an egirl
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>>10807541
.....

Show us the worst cosplays you’ve seen
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>>10792644
Why does DR get most of the bad cosplay with crazy makeup and wigs? What exactly started that and why is it mostly isolated to DR?
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>>10808362
DR is basically new homestuck. it's full of edgy and retarded characters meant to be ironic or jokes and the fans relate to them unironically. that should really clue you in on the type of people who like it and why they want to stand out in an edgy and retarded way. originally DR was meant to parody other works in the genre poking fun at archetypes and the like, but people took it seriously and the "it's literally me" types ruined it, much like homestuck, and the author basically killed the series on purpose.
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>>10808814
This is cool go fuck yourself for even daring to suggest it's bad

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Is Sexual harassment real or just a meme used by cosplayers to try to be funny, it seems like it judging from their pictures.

I never seen anyone get molested. Also it seems like something pretty hard to do given the amount of people and also cameras. Unless your con has open areas where there isn't a lot of people or cameras probability you can get away with it.
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>>10808437
Its ok nonny. You can stop beating up that strawman now. Everyone here can read the posts and know that isn't what was said. This is getting pathetic.
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This thread fucking sucks.
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>>10808438
>>10808439
Will you two just fuck already?
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>>10808443
Anon arguments are not consent, sweaty.
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Probably the wrong place to ask, but I once read a doujinshi where the characters go to a convention where cosplay is consent and several dozen pages of public con cosplay orgies ensue. Im pretty sure i guy dressed up as Link fucks his sister. Can't seem to find it now, so I was wondering if one of you knows where it is.

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Does anyone think cosplay being pushed into the normiesphere is ruining the aspect of the community? The point of it is to do it in areas where it makes sense: conventions and parties. And at ren fests. However, we have this growing culture where they are forcing it into more normie areas. not only is this a awkward, but it's only making an embarrassment out of the hobby to begin with. We do this to have fun, but we have people who do cringe stuff like walking around normally in it like it's fashion. Or worse, doing photoshoots and poses in the middle of malls and such.
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>>10808756
>maybe that chun-li bitch
Yaya?
Either way, I agree. The camwhore-ification of cons leds to the rise of twitch tiddy streamers, onlyfans, and simp culture.
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>>10808759
That was already going on. What happened is that chaturbate and stripper culture flowed into cosplay.
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>>10808476
that's not how steroids work dummy
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>>10808780
anon i...
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>>10808709

I just want to be a dweeb in cosplay. I don't want to compete with hot people in cosplay.

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I remember going to cons when I was in early college. I could always just hang out with people I just met. Sometimes I'd meet a cute girl and we'd go to a rave. Or, if I was in a group we'd all laugh and have a fun time. It always seemed like a new event or adventure to go to.
Recently though, cons have been so depressing for me. I guess I lost a lot of my friends because they moved or just got busy with other life stuff. I tried going solo to a con recently and almost cried because it was the most isolating experience. Maybe I'm just getting older? Idk, the magic is certainly gone. There's a con coming up in my home town again and am thinking about just skipping it and stop going to cons. Maybe it's just a right of passage during people's lives. I'd compare it to how the internet was in the early 2000's to how the internet is today. The internet used to be a silly place to post memes and socialize on forums. Now it's a place to get TikTok famous.
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>>10808403
Nah, that wasn't it. 2021 skewed even older and didn't have any weird vibes. I think a lot of the issues came from new management at several of the hotels and poor line management. The marriott being scorching on an extremely hot/humid weekend didn't help matters either.
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>>10808403
People are really underselling what 2 years of lockdowns and "YOU WILL DIE IF SOMEONE SNEEZES IN THE SAME ZIP CODE AS YOU" fearmongering, immediately followed by political unrest and economic disaster will do to everyone. Even just the desire of wanting to go out but being seized by the cognitive dissonance of fearing public gatherings for too long will leave a permanent mental scar.

Cons are fucked and won't last much longer at this rate.
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>>10798323
>They let me enjoy my boomer anime and cape shit stuff!
What cons do you go to where you don't feel like you're looking for a needle in a haystack for anyone else who likes your boomer shooters and capeshit stuff?
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>>10808492
Cons are fine, they'll be around forever. You think Dragoncon is dying because it had a FUCK LOAD of people? You're a retard.

>>10808475
Has it right. Dragoncon was just off because the line management was really bad and the hotels were kind of fucking up this year. Otherwise it felt not a lot different from 2019. Dragoncon is always hit or miss for me dependent on what panels there are and the random roll of dice meeting people.

>>10808393
Get better friends.
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Unironically: take half or one tab of MDMA.
Wear some cosplay that allows you to constantly wear sunglasses and try to not go too hard on the bruxism or people will notice but it makes you hyper sociable and childlike.

Looking to buy SMASH 2022 tickets, willing to pay a very decent price if you wanna sell or know anyone who's thinking about selling.
DM me: BIG sleepy#6603
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>>10807874
Nice, thanks anon. Coincidently I live in Sunshine so I will use this advice well.
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What was everyones favourite cosplay they saw at CRX?
i have a soft spot (in my penis' heart) for Azula from the last airbender so that cosplayer in the competition got my blood running.
I had a good time in mine. I see why people really get into cosplay, its pretty gratifying when people come up all excited to get photos with you, and to get photos with other characters from your series of choice.
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>>10808091
Pic from their own Facebook post, but this was honestly the most insane cosplay I've seen. Massive props to the creator.
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>>10808125
Oh yeah that one was great. Couldn't get a great pic of him myself sadly, best being pic related.
It was definitely impressive and looked very high quality.
Though i do understand how he didn't win the competition. As other than being an impressive design, he had no stage presence, few practiced poses, nothing dynamic. Not that i can talk, i wouldnt be able to get up there at all. But the winners had very detailed cosplays and presented themselves so well. I imagine it was a pretty close competition.
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>>10808359
>wojak cosplayer at party

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Anybody else at this con? How was day 1? Any good panels? Worthwhile celebrities? What's the sickest merch you bought?

Got there late. Afterparty outside was cool. People with a boombox DJ'd and a lot of weebs danced.
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>>10804523
just drive down to SF and go to the TL. they'll get you everything you want and then some. like, just walk up to a random hispanic guy hanging out on the corner for long periods of time (no one hangs out on a fucking corner in the TL if they aren't a dealer) and he'll get you sorted. stay away from the fent and meth though desu. fent will kill ya if its cut badly, meth just makes you fucking nuts
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>>10804806
yes, I was the Mexican with the Cowboy hat
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The stand up comedy was pretty lit. A long line of people had to be turned away because the comedians only got a small meeting room that couldn't fit that many.
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>>10804810
>stay away from the fent and meth though desu

>Try to buy drugs in [CURRENT_YEAR]
>buy heroin
>it's actually fentanyl
>die
>buy meth
>its laced with fentanyl
>die
>buy cocaine
>it's cut with with fentanyl
>die
>buy Xanax
>it's just corn starch and fentanyl pressed into the shape of a xanax bar

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Is the summer or winter one better to go to? was everyone in Covid masks the whole time?

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I'm in the middle of making a complicated cosplay, but because of IRL economic issues, I've decided to embrace the Do It Yourself mentality. This is a thread exploring the reuse of old junk/clean up trash and kitbashing rather than well known techniques like EVA foam, hyper perfecting a cosplay with great fabric, 3D printing, clay sculpts, or straight up buying a costume from online. It won't look perfect, but many of the examples I see get the idea down and the key costume shapes/iconography down

Will be posting images and tutorials that exemplify what I mean
NOT A Help Thread. Search for those here:
>>>/cgl/catalog
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I got nothing, just bumping
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this thread may die soon, as I'm now just focussing on my cosplay creation now. Hopefully this will be good in the /cgl/ archives for tutorials that don't cost a lot
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Making a Xenomorph cosplay from Alien thanks to this thread, greatly appreciate the video for inspiring me to do one of my dream cosplays.
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bumping to save
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Hey hey bumpy bumpety boo


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