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They made it last time.

And cgl will shred anyone who tries to compete against them for daring to compete against them
The "last" time they went for WCS was the first year WCS was running in the UK so I think that's an unfair comparison. They were the only entry that had a set/performance that displayed any sort of understanding of what WCS was about, AND didn't have costumes that fell apart on stage.
^ this

The Secret of Mana group for WCS 2014 had waaaay better costumes than the Tsubasa pair, but the Tsubasa group's performance was way better. WCS is all about performance. Costume doesn't mean shit.
i mean it's under the same university so i can always transfer if i so choose. but when i was talking to the admissions counselor i had my interview with, i decided it would be smarter to go to LCF where i would get a more well rounded education because i don't want to become a broke squatter like gareth pugh
i cant deny that i'm a moron for cosplaying league though lmao

not sure if i really want to associate myself with people who also play league lol (partly because i suck at league, partly because the fanbase is scary) but i'll definitely check it out, thank you!
actually the LoL cosplay community overall is really nice and there seems to be less crazy people. just my observation from hanging around the groups long enough to take photos. inb4 10 replies to this linking dumb drama

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Any Irish gulls ever been? How is it? I looked up some links on youtube and saw a lot of youngins. Im 23. Is it generally a younger con?
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I probably will end up doing Ryuko Matoi in the uniform and the Senketsu armour I'll just tape the boobs and bring spare panties and booty shorts.
Do not tape the boobs
I get so bitter when I see cosplayers with a ton of likes and their cosplayers are terrible...its just boobs...its so depressing and demotivating.
Did you go to her picnic?

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Old thread is in autosage. Let's continue.
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Yeah I can see wanting to show off the hard work you put into something but damn it just bugs me because out of all the cute props you could have, why make the one thing she didn't want in the first place and was largely left ignored until she thought Nick was suddenly going to go feral on her and then she deeply regretted ever having taken it in the first place and felt like a total ass over?

If anyone didn't watch the movie, it's four-ears over there.
out of all the props you could have? Really? Because from what I saw she barely had any besides her carrot pen.
You are taking this waaaaay too seriously anon. Holy crap.
Whered you buy the belt anon?
She already has the nose

Why are Asian girls the best cosplayers cgl?
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No need to be so jealous. These Asians are just naturally good at everything.
I mean, how blind do you have to be to not notice the shoop around her chin?
Ew nigga, that shit's gross
That looks more like a mexican to me

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No mail thread? Mail thread! What do you gulls currently have ordered/ being held hostage by postal systems around the world?

(Old thread >>8896035 is beyond dead)
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I still don't know how I'm going to make Mr. Hat move but I'm sure I'll figure something out.

I got you
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>mfw impulse brought a skirt from the bts thread
>brought about $100 worth of cosmetics online because sales
>completely shatter my phone screen 2 days later.
>have to buy new phone so I am completely broke.
>boss give me my biggest shift off this week because she has to train another member of staff.
I don't want a day off, I want money. I have ragrets now.
Is there a way to legally get perfume shipped to the USA from overseas? Wanting some perfume from Japan and I live in the US.
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Everything but the water bottle is from the lolita collective, so I don't have to wait forever for lockshop to ship.
The bottle is from Aliexpress.

Is it always a cringe fest, or is it acceptable under some conditions?
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Self-post. I used my own hair for my Germany and Italy cosplays because they were blonde and red, respectively.
you look like himezawa in this one kek
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>pipecleaner ahoge
The one looks kind of shabby.
But hot daym. You make an awesome germany

New Bodyline thread since last once is atuosaging

>mfw need to buy boots
>mfw s518 and shoes164 look good
>mfw they have the same thumbnail
>one is less than 10$ and out of stock in the color i need and one is more than 40$
pls help
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It's l067!
I threw together a quick look with it, it looks better in real life and has this cute soft heart lace that I haven't seen on other bodyline pieces. The face scribble is rubbish but here's a pic.
If possible if love a review/pics of the floral mini skirt Anon! I was considering buying it in the sale but I couldn't find any reviews of it online.
who heat resistant are body lien wigs? I ordered the short gradient wig and it's all fucked up from shipping
I'm thinking about stocking up on some Bodyline soon. What pieces would you guys most recommend for gothic quality-wise. I know I want the corset skirt, a plain black OP, and a jsk
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Sorry it took a while to respond!
The skirt is pretty cute, the top layer is kind of a light chiffon type material and it has a lining underneath. Though it is pretty short, I'm 5'3" and it feels a risky length even on me- and the waistband has really firm elastic, I bought a size M and it feels a little tight.

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Characters that are literally impossible to get a good cosplay of.
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Her figure is a rectangle.
I bet it must be a huge pain in the ass to make a God Arc.
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her skirt is a rectangle, figure is about as good as you're going to get short of a paid model.

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Old thread

Shop list:

tights and thighs are arriving edition! show pictures guys!

Did anyone else get on to the few pairs of defects from cherry?
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>48 C

How the fuck are you still alive?
it it hits 40 here, im essentially dead. i've had to go to the hospital for heat stroke.
jesus fuck you wear socks in that weather?
I'd probably be crawling around on the ground in a linen tunic and nothing else.
If you crawl around on the cement, you could scrape yourself up and make for a nice menhera aesthetic, so thats something.
The symbols look exactly the same... where I live it'd be unlikely for people to know or accept the difference.
Sauce on this?

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No Uchuu thread? I'll post what I have.

Share coords, inspiration, items you found, ect ect.

Maybe we could get some neat wig/hair styles in this time?
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last one for now, might post more later
Yes Yes YES. Robot legs and braces look so incredibly rad
Not that anon, but excluding the top on the left in the first pic they quoted, the rest do count as crop tops. A cropped tee is just a style of crop top. Just like cropped halters, tanks, and hoodies.

>Learn 2 fashion plz.
You might want to take your own advice.

I love these threads
i'll start off with a tiny dump
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Ah, 4 panels would make much more sense.

Sorry, I'm not complaining, and it's nice of anon to dump. Just confused by that one image. Maybe someone can write the 4 a little clearer.

The pleated skirt pattern isn't too far off either, but it'll probably end more like pic than the pleated skirt they drew because the bottom of the skirt doesn't have enough overlap to make pleats. Just a little note to pay attention to, because I've ended up here before and was not pleased that I overlooked this tiny detail.
I see that technique used for school girl skirts plenty and they hold it perfectly, is the length of the skirt that's going to mess it up or something ?
I actually created this tutorial. That's exactly right, the bias is more forgiving and also gives the bow more volume when scrunched in to the bow shape.
Horsehair can be used on any length skirt. The weight of the fabric will effect the look.
I don't have the posing with a gun tutorial but i could pretty much sum it up:

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Post questions, advice, inspiration, completed works and WIPs!

Resource Doc: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/15mrdnoKqy7csGQ7XhyFy_wXVnLUzKX0sd2agIvHDXVw/edit?usp=sharing
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I've had that issue too, so I just add a drop or two more of hardener than the resin, and it seems to work out.
I really dislike easycast. It always cures nearly gummy for me.
I'm pretty sure they're for nail art. Try 'nail art hollow stud' or 'nail art metal sticker', that's how I found most of mine.
thanks!! I'll try that out. I didn't want to mess around with the 1:1 ratio since I'm new to this

probably going to stay away from it completely. iirc a few pieces with easycast even ended up yellowing badly...
It may look and sound like some kind of shoddy brand, but of the three brands of resin I've tried, Amazing Clear Casting Resin has given me the best results. I usually grab it at Michael's with my 40% off coupon.

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>lolita fashion laundry day general
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Keep Away from High Heat/Exposed Flames
Please let this be a troll
it is not a troll; i am so shameful.
in my shitty defense, i don't wear lolita frequently so it's not too bad.

I have strawberry millefeuille in red as well as Fruit Parlor and I washed them in the machine on 40 without a problem. I was all my lolita brand in 40 and the only problem i ever had was with one red dress in wich the dots in the dotted fabric bled.
I don't wear AP but thanks for the tips! For your reds, after the dunking method how do you dry them? I like the sound of the towel method other anon had mentioned above, but it takes a lot of space and my bathroom has none :(

This is something I always wanted to get an opinion on from /cgl/ because I've seen a few posts in different threads about it but I've never really seen threads about it. Anyway:

>Do you think kids should be permitted at cons? Or do you think it depends on the con?
>Do you think there should be an age limit when it comes to bringing children?

I'd just like to hear people's complaints or opinions on the subject, or even some stories.
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Mine just started crawling a few weeks ago at 7 months, but has been trying to stand/walk since 3 months. His balance is starting to get really good, I think he'll be walking soon. I was walking at 9 months, my father was walking at 7 months.

He also really took his time sitting, because he didn't want to sit, he wanted to stand. He'd try to get his legs under him.

I've learned the hard way that it's best not to compare babies too much, they can vary so wildly in their development. I saw a baby recently that had many teeth, could goddamn walk, but couldn't get to a standing position on his own.
>I don't think kids should be barred from conventions in general,
I feel that children under 5 should be barred/banned. Or that all cons should have their own rules regarding children and age limits...

>but I do feel like parents should have more sense of whether their kids can handle it or not, and act accordingly.
...because of this very reason.

The parents who actually care about their own children's feelings and use common sense aren't the ones who are dragging their 4 month old babies around events like PAX. I think cons should have certain rules (even going as far as barring them) when if comes to babies and small children because it's not the good parents you have to worry about, it's the idiots and shit parents that ruin things for their kids and for other con goers.
Speaking the straight truth. You'd think PAX having an absolute no stroller rule would cue folks in on Not really family friendly.

But no, always some moron thinks their crotchspawn is exempt and a special little turd blossom. I'm just waiting for a kid to get in huge trouble and all cons start cracking down on regular attendees.

I think the biggest issue is many of the normal fag parents treat cons like a trip to Disneyworld. It's cheaper and it's simply just got to have the same amount of precautions set up.
>I think the biggest issue is many of the normal fag parents treat cons like a trip to Disneyworld. It's cheaper and it's simply just got to have the same amount of precautions set up.
Those parents are the fucking worst. Especially when they let their kids wander around and do whatever. I've heard so many horror stories about kids dirtying up a costume/breaking props because their parents just let them do whatever
I'll probably take my future kids to cons. Spouse and I travel up to Sakuracon every year, so I don't see why I wouldn't take my kids. If they get too rowdy, I'll leave them with my in laws in Seattle and go back to the con.

Seeing kids at cons doesn't bother me until it hits about 8pm. Then you need to be packing up and leaving.

Also, stop bringing toddlers to formal dances. They don't understand. It's not their fault, they're just not old enough to get it.

Also, I'll definitely dress them up, but once they hit 5 or so, I'll give them the option. No sense in forcing a kid to wear something they don't want to.

This is exactly how my parents raised me around comic and sci-fi cons in the early 90s, and it didn't fuck me up.

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Let's talk about meets. Your favorite meets, your worst meets, meet ideas, etc.
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Not from your comm or area but why don't you just kick out the meet killers. It sounds like it'd benefit your comm.
It's difficult. The girl mentioned is a woman with severe autism who can't even read or write, she's basically a nine year old. I'm pretty sure she doesn't really know what lolita is either. Though she sometimes sexually harasses people she doesn't understand how her own behavior affects other people. I guess the mods feel sorry for her.

A few aren't in the comm but try to go to our meets from time to time. In this case it's up to the organizer to remove them but they don't want to cause drama and they often don't end up going anyway. Others are people that are very difficult to tolerate but being very annoying and embarrassing isn't against the comm rules.
My comm is full of cheap people who refuse to spend over £20 for a nice day out.
Or the vegans will bitch about how zoos and aquariums are so cruel, so it narrows down our choices. Plus there's so many fucking flakes, that planning things is almost impossible and our most popular meets are cheap, casual ones.

Please, I'm begging you Mana-sama, give me a decent comm.
You are not really understanding me. If you didn't make the comment I initially replied to, please read it for context. I'm not attacking private meets, I just think they shouldn't be counted as comm meets and the Dutch comm doesn't have many comm meets.
>basically a nine year old
>doesn't really know what lolita is
>sexually harasses people
Kick. Her. Out.
You're not being paid to take care of her, you don't enjoy her company and she's making people uncomfortable. Sure it might hurt her feelings but that's not really your problem. Why should an entire group of people be made to feel uncomfortable just to spare one person's feelings? If her autism is really that severe she'll probably forget about it pretty quickly. Kick her out.

Agreed with this, to be honest. If the meets aren't open to the entire community (even if it's for a good reason) then they're not community meets.

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