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What are you doing with your nails for the holidays?
Which salons are you following on insta?
Have you noticed any recent trends?
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>replay conversation I just had with a stranger in my head
>cringe

How's that?
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>>9294015
Aaand that's why you never accept food/beverage from strangers.
Some autist at my HS actually came into a girls coffee once and she drank it.
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Cosplay was a mistake.

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Who's hype for MAGfest? Just a month away now!

My friends and I have costumes lined up for all 4 days. None of us have been to a big con before so we're really excited! (I know it's a Fest but, same genre kinda!)

Share all your MAGfest hype, advice and horror stories here!
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Wondering if any fellow lolitas will be going to magfest? Ill be dressed everyday of the con and wouldn't mind mind up with a few gulls!
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>>9277281
I have brought coords every year I have attended but never opted to wear them because I partied too hard. Maybe this year will be the year.
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If you have any older stuff, or just stuff you're not very attached to, you could always assemble party coord and dance the night away in full gear

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Old thread hit post limit. >>9204659

Check here first if you're new: http://thelolitaguidebook.tumblr.com/
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I'm looking for a bolero or cardigan to wear over this jsk now that it's getting cold out but can't decide what looks best. Are beige or dusty pink boring choices?
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>>9254025
They're not necessarily boring imo, just obvious. It's not a bad thing by any means but you can coord with grey, brown, bordeaux or another muted color to add interest if you want.
Either way, I suggest avoiding most cardigans because they tend to be too long for the silhouette and create a frumpy look, stick with boleros or cropped cardigans.
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Posted this in old one before I noticed there was a new one, but does this look fine?

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Old Thread >>9214686

Early Christmas shopping, anyone?
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The black ones. Happy christmas to me.
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A small meta+dolly house haul, and an AP blouse I got off of LM. I also recently received my golden Bodyline shoes. Bling bling motherfucker.

Everything but the accessories are shipped.
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A few things to hold me over until the sales on Aliexpress...

Housing Stampede starts Jan 18th

Did Panel applications already happen?
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So what went wrong with Fanime 2016?
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Considering going this year. Is there usually a Discord going?
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>>9307086
From what I understand they had their same registration system set up that's been making everything run smooth in hte past couple years and then decided they didn't want to pay the guys who set it up. So then they had to resort to something shitty at the last second that caused confusion and cut the number of badge printers they could use in half.

Also don't know if that's tied into the same incident but Fanime didn't give the Fairmont their room rate guest list so the Fairmont assumed those rooms were unsold and they went to other people instead. So anyone who booked at the Fairmont got shoved into the distant airport hotels like the Holiday Inn. To be fair to make up for it the room was free but honestly I needed to be at shoots nice and early at the Fairmont and didn't want ot deal with parking and shuttling in costume.

New Zealand thread. "New year New thread" edition.

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is there even a point to having an nz thread when the next con isn't for like three months?
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>>9306042
No, because no one posts in these threads anyway.
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>>9306645
It is such a slow board it'll basically never die properly anyway so no reason not to.

Plus I figure it being summer and people getting ready in the next few months might want to talk about stuff.

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I'm in a dire need of Tinkerbell cosplays. Gonna post what little (sfw) I have.
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So who's here? Staff seems to have no idea what's going on, as usual.
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Probably because Mike Anderson is doing lines of coke.
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>>9303800
I'm here. I'll be back soon. I'm a dude dressed up as Rikka.
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anyone drink that sketchy booze punch?

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Old thread is kill. >>9295042

Post feels. Happy, sad, whatever... As long as they're cgl-related!
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>tfw seeing my little sister wear lolita for the first time
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I used to wear fairy kei and sweet lolita, but after some time I just started feeling silly doing so. I feel like because of my height I can never be cute.
I have an oblong face, not a cute heart shaped one, I am way too tall and nothing fits me anyway... I legitimately gave up on making any effort to my appearance. I'm not cute, I'll never be cute, I'm just a giant monster, why even try.
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>>9302620
You just need to find your own "brand" of cute, you know? Tooth decaying pastels might not be your thing but that doesn't rule out everything. Maybe classic-sweet would suit you better, or straight up classic (think whimsical period dramas, or Anne of Green Gables), or natural kei, or larme (which is very varied) or some other style that uses pastel colors but has different silhouettes than what is common in fairy kei and lolita.
Don't give up, anon!

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Any 40k cosplayers? Or maybe that doesn't count as "cosplay"... Either way, pic related... It's me about 20 years ago being a dreadnought.
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And here is me now
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Made a semi-decent Sister of Battle and I'm eyeing Inquisitor Greyfax for future plans.
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That's actually pretty great! we need more sisters of battle.

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new larp thread, now with 300% more larper girl pics and pointless arguments, like trying to decide what makes a larp good.

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Feels relevant to the last thread...
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so as I promised in the other thread I wanted to talk about a little more serious topic (and after that I will dump pics)

The topic is: what makes a larp into a good larp?
Or to be more precise, how do we measure it?

I talked about this with a lot of people, and one of the problems is that you can enjoy yourself at a larp but the game could be still shit. You can enjoy the company of your friends while the rules are shit, the GMs are shit and the NPCs are shit, even the other players are shit too.
You can also feel shit in a good game, like you get all muddy and soaked while it isn't your thing. Or you just went to a game which wasn't for you. Or you managed to put an axe into your leg. Or someone took a shit in your campfire.
So we can safely cut that out of the equation.

What I came up as a definition for a good larp is something along the lines of "A larp is good if the organizers gives the most opportunity for enjoyment to their target audience"
Operating words are opportunity and target audience.
This means if the players doesn't use those opportunites the larp can still be considered good (although if they are unable to, though to the design of the game then it is obviously shit), and it's important that we are talking about the target audience. You can't make everyone happy so you should make the game for a specific target audience, no reason to cater every group.

Also it is important that when I say larp in this context I mean how it was put together. The rules, the logistics, the communications by the organizers, the story for it, etc. Not the actual event.
These are all mix together, especially the communication part which is very fucking important and some can be even objectively observed, like the rules system.

So, are there any interest for talking about this a little more in-depth?

Cringe thread anyone? I'll start with this guy who thinks he's "the real life Anna"
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>>9294626
But OP can't you see that he really is Anna?
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>>9294626
Isnt that the VA for edward elric?
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>Vic
>cosplaying a female
I don't think so

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Hello Gulls, as requested I have created a form where everyone can submit their favourite (web)stores for all /cgl/ related items. The entries received on this form will be turned into a list and posted in future OP's. You can find the form at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeXr1RV9XvBYHrXEZfvBBGNvpOjfzXXENx877hia7OU6zjqHQ/viewform

In the previous thread >>9288194
>Cute Pikachu plush
>Do you guys prefer making a cosplay from games or anime?
>Yaycon talk
>Fallout from the last thread
>The best copypasta I've ever read
>Nethergundam cosplay will happen >>9289021, Best Cosplay of 2017!
>A dump of manga styled traditional Dutch clothing
>New Year's resolutions
>Going from "Fashion school" to motivational "follow your dreams" posts. I love this place.
>Princess Beatrix liked the Beatrix Doll.
>/cgl/ meets and how to arrange one
>DCC talk

Next five major events:
>TomoFair Amsterdam (January 7th, Amsterdam NH), will it be their first edition without a bouncy castle?
>Dynamic Con (January 29th, Eindhoven NB), another newcomer on the scene targetted at everything cosplay.
>Yaycon (February 19th, Amersfoort UT), yaranaika?
>Showmasters Comic Con Rotterdam (March 4th & 5th, Rotterdam ZH), a con exactly like ACC only in Rotterdam.
>Dutch Comic Con (March 25th & 26th, Utrecht UT), a con exactly Like X-mas DCC, only with more stands and people.
The full /cgl/ con calendar by OP with links to each site/FB event can be found at https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=17gim9nkndjpvpnhp1pr64l410%40group.calendar.google.com

Friendly reminders
>Ignore shitposts and attention whores. Attention is what they want, so let's not give them any.
>Defending yourself on /cgl/ only makes things worse. Best is to not take things posted here seriously and just move on.
>Posts made in Dutch are against the global rules and will be removed.
>Posting WIP pictures is still encouraged
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>>Nethergundam cosplay will happen >>9289021 →, Best Cosplay of 2017!
I didn't say I would do it in 2017! I'd love to finish it quickly, but I'm currently working on Cordana! Maybe 2018 then? With emphasis on maybe, because I have so many ideas.
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Fine, best cosplay of 2018.
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submitted some shops, I'm trying to think of others that are also less well known but my memory is failing me

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Hello guys!

Im planning to make a cosplay of team skull's Guzma (pokemon) but i just need some advice how to make these white zigzag shaped things on his sleeves. If you know how I could do it please tell me.
Thanks in advance
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See help thread
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>>9293288
Do a thick white stripe with a black zigzag on top, then use the help thread from now on.
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you'll probably look like shit

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