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Last time on Lolita General: >>9489848
>New AP Print is Tutti Frutti
>Rinrin Wig
>Friends in Lolita/Out of Lolita
>Selling for Profit
>Goths, man
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Jesus this tryhard.

Sweetie: Go away. Just close cgl for a few days. You're expending any goodwill one mediocre filk song might have gotten you by samefagging yourself and it's ridiculously sad.

This is lolita. Dresses aren't popular because they're always available, they're wanted because they're rare. Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Take yourself off the market for a little while so we can forget about you. You've been obnoxious since your first post itt and you need to give it a rest if you actually have any plans of being appreciated by this community.
Sorry you're annoyed. Like I said, I get overzealous and excited and the positive reinforcement I received fueled that. As for samefagging I'm not; I understand why you would get that impression though and if you don't wanna believe me that's fine. (after all nobody believes a samefagger that cries 'not samefagging')

But I guess at the end of the day no one likes a self poster and I shot myself in the foot on this one. I'll have something of substance the next time ya'll hear from me, even if it's just a single.

But I'll say this: I'm not gonna drop my content then run away like it's a live grenade. I still wanna interact with you guys and I get that this may not be the forum in which to do it. That's part of why I suggested moving the dialogue over to facebook but now I see that it's a bit early for that.

You guys are great and you keep me sane, especially when I've got my head in the clouds and need someone to bring me back down.
nayrt but omg please post your social media so i can block you on everything. everyone is telling you to calm down and you respond with a blog post. gtfo~
No, you can get boobloaf when there is room to spare, it's about the size/shape of your boobs, gap between bust and underbust and the darts and general construction of the dress. Looking at you, Innocent World.
They don't understand Lolita and their opinion is irrelevant

>The swimming shrine edition!

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Itabag FAQ and Beginners Guide v. 2.1
Read the document first before asking basic questions that have been answered time and time again like "is making a bag for ___ ok?" and "where do i get the heart bags??".

Buyf/a/g Guide
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IIRC, this was made pretty soon after he was introduced, so I don't think he had any merch at that point. But that being said I still like it's not that great of a bag -- calling it 'legenday' and 'glorious' is the grossest overstatement I've heard in a while. Those hearts are trashy as hell, and I personally think that fanart is pretty ugly.
But in the end all that matters is if the owner's happy with it.

Has anyone seen this base anywhere? This is the only picture I've seen of it, and I've searched everywhere with no success. I doubt it's handmade.
I'm sure I've seen this on Rakuten. It looks like a small suitcase.
Do you happen to recall what it was called? I was searching with "痛バッグ" and didn't find anything like it.
I don't know the exact bag but WEGO has one pretty similar: https://gocart.jp/ap/item/i/A0GC00006WID
>calling it 'legenday' and 'glorious' is the grossest overstatement I've heard in a while
In my defense it was the first Christophe bag I'd ever seen (and probably the first ever made) and it did blow our minds when it got posted. By now standards are through the roof but it still made me giddy to see it.

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I've been to a three of these things relatively recently and aside from some of the neat costume designs you see at these things, cons don't seem all that great.

I feel like I missed whatever made them havens for geeks before they became super commercialised venues selling tat at inflated prices cos the normies and hipsters couldn't enough of their newfound love for geek cack.

>£10 dragonballs selling for £70 at the stalls

But I don't know, I'm 28 so I remember games and comics being pretty niche in so far that I never really had anyone to talk about them, so I don't if I'm imagining something that didn't exist. What were conventions like back in the late 90s and early 00s?

(/r9k/-thing to say but I can almost swear most of the girls in skimpy costumes seem "too hot" to be geeks, almost like booth babes I remember that they used to hire for videogame events.)
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What do you mean by dumb money?
Its just people selling shitty self drawn art work, or over priced action figures.

There's no shortage of shitty self-drawn art. Not that i'm knocking art vendors because some of them make really fantastic pieces, but around here at our local con there's like 5 or 6 artists and at least 4 of them make the same poorly done DeviantArt 2006-tier "chibi characters" usually like Sam and Dean playing paddywack with Attack on Titan dudes. Shit like that.
Now its all poorly done over-watch images
The lack of Taobao cosplay mannequ...models compared to today. Almost every cosplayer I like to see always say their outfit is from Taobao.

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This thread is all about panels at lolita-specific events like Rufflecon.

What type of panels would you want to see at lolita-specific events? Workshops, presentations, etc?

Any specific topics you'd like to see covered? Would you like to see panels on other things that some lolitas are interested in, like antiquing or anime?

What do you think is lacking? What type of panels are you sick of seeing?
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That's a really good idea, thank you!

How do people feel about "game" type panels? I.E. Print bingo, lolita feud? I personally love them and was thinking about trying to host something similar.
You haven't had to deal with clueless parent of many teen lolitas or weebs and buying things, have you? It's tough for many of them and it's the parents who are both clueless and hold the purse strings closed.
It was just a suggestion so if it isn't useful, that's fine too.
Influences of historical fashion on lolita, a basic sewing and construction techniques workshop, a how-to on hostessing a good meet including serving an afternoon tea, a basic accessory making panel of some kind. Things like that would interest me if I went. Also brand guests and designers speaking about the evolution of their brand and trends in the fashion.

What I do not prefer: YouTube or e-famous lolitas as guests or speakers unless model level, RinRin, Minori, Misako, Akira, etc.
this sounds good because it doesn't rely on the information being novel
Speaking as someone who has been to Rufflecon each year, I know that there were in the past designer panels talking about how they go through the process of creating their releases. But since I'm not an organizer, just an attendee, I can't really make that happen myself, haha.

A basic sewing techniques and construction panel is super doable though! Thank you for your suggestions!

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Sailor moon cosplay GO

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Let's try not to stink get this one flushed down the toilet.
>Hehe xD I post gay porn actor picture so FANNY!

Whether you're a cosplayer, photographer, lolita, into another form of Jfash, or just interested in the con scene or getting into these hobbies, feel free to post here and find friends.

Please note this is not a hook-up thread, and please keep things /cgl/ related. <3

>Cosplay, Jfashion, Lolita, Photography, or just cons?
>What cons do you attend? What do you like to do? (panels, AA, masq, parties, etc)
>Favourite games, anime, brands, prints, etc
>Characters/series cosplayed from (if applicable)
>Other interests

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Hey anon! I'm >>9443817

Gonna message you soon, after work!
We can be online friends if you want anon. We can see if we can do an online emulator for them. I know some games have that capability.
I'll hit ya up on discord.
okay here's a tx discord, the focus is probably going to be akon tho since it's coming up https://discord.gg/Sw9jHH
If I just want to make some weeaboo pals, is that ok? Boy btw

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ACen 2017 has come to an end and the 2nd thread has its foot in the grave. Post your pics here! What did you think of the con? Were you one of the many who lost their badges? How were the panels? What did you think of the /cgl/ meetups? What swag did you get? It all goes here!
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It is a he, and he doesn't live in chicago. Just travels to many cons with that car.

Yea I wouldn't be surprised with any of that. Just was wondering if anyone else had noticed it/knew what happened. I'm a sucker for stories.
Wow, really? They were taken around 11:30 pm Saturday, so about an hour before you walked by. I'm glad the GITS car is fine at least.
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Okay so I forgot to check here to see if a post-con thread was up, fuck. Am the anon who was running the emergency room at the Doubletree.

Hopefully next time I'll remember to do a costume.

>What did you think of the con?
Been going for ten years, on and off, thanks to 'the curse'. This year felt...different, I can't quite place why. In any case, had fun, though not as much time to have fun, came in on a Fri rather than Thursday, and busy busy. Didn't get much sleep for reasons. May run a room again next time, this one turned out to be fine.

>How were the panels?
In general? Fucking shit. Maybe it's me or because I missed segments, but generally, what wasn't cancelled, was mostly ass. Wanted desperately to goto the Muv Luv one, but it was cancelled. Oregon Trail I missed because of reasons I can't quite remember. Some panels would just have terrible speakers, terrible presentation/coherence, and that's before you get into things like Monstergirl panel, which while it turned out to be in general about monstergirls which was nice, was run by a cringey SJW who seriously was going full moral purity - it just kind of made me wonder why would you even run a monstergirl panel?

>What did you think of the /cgl/ meetups?
I liked them, even though it took me forever to find you lot. I don't think I sat exactly quiet because of turboautism or anything, but because I liked drinking in the atmosphere.

And thanks again Anon's Sister for the party room hookup. I remember Cedric roughly, from years ago. He always runs a room like that, and I somehow find my way there usually. My glasses are a bit damaged though from nearly stepping on them. Still, had fun.

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Oh wow. That's crazy then. Yea GITS car was totally fine.
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Thanks for the room share pal. Glad I took the opportunity. Hope We'll meet again at some other con(s)!

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Haven't had an general SU thread in a while! Does anyone have anything planned? Ready for the Steven bomb and an influx of new gem cosplays?
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Learn to accept that thin is also a natural body type.
I need to see people do Grandma Flourite. She's absolutely precious!
I NEED to cosplay pad.Saph. She's fucking adorable.
>Cancer: The Thread
oh hey this is actually half decent

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Dressup Game General

Old Thread Saged: >>9457004


http://pochi.lix.jp/k_kisekae2.html (can be NSFW)
http://www.gaiaonline.com (requires registration)

>Other Games

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>The translation is the best of all the Nikki games so far
say no more senpai, downloading now
Don't get me wrong there are some head scratching translations at times, but nothing that will prevent you from understanding the general story or from completing the stages correctly (which is a problem I had in previous games). More like just awkward phrasing that isn't 100% how a native English speaker would say things, so I'll give that a pass.

It's also really fun so I hope you enjoy! They added some new features lately so now's a great time to start.
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I'd recommend downloading the Japanese version (if you have a decent understanding of Japanese) for the A-list seiyuu and the version exclusive wafuu event outfits.
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Not super related, but made this kinda gurokawa/menhera inspired girl, just because I really love this particular game
Not a lot of J-fash options, but I think it's really cute
poupee girl isn't as fun without the community and closet sharing aspect

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Only around a month left until Midwest. Seems like it's going to be good with all of the great guests they have lined up. Everyone have a room? Everyone finished their cosplay?
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Kind of excited because it's my first Kopf-con not working, not excited because it's also my first one giving him money. Still haven't bought the badge though.
Stop derailing the thread, you shithead!
What's the atmosphere at Midwest like compared to Acen?

Is it more relaxed since there's half the people, or does that actually help it stay organized?
more industry focused from what I've seen
Acen is a pretty party focused con with lots of high profile dealers, but very little industry presence.
>>Deadlift Lolita

>Yakov Smirnoff
>Billy West

Kollision Con - Yet another con killed by ACEN. (they cancelled it).

Has anyone noticed how ridiculous ACEN gets towards other cons when they start to get big? I've noticed the way they shut out Anime Midwest and any other local con whenever they consider them competition.

Kollision Con could have been alright, but it was pretty shit - but that's just cause they never had any money to do anything good. But this is just another example of how shitty ACEN is towards other cons.

I saw the con row in their hall - it's all cons that aren't a threat. Like Anime Nebraska. LOL who is going to Anime Nebraska from ACEN.
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>copies of police reports of allegations readily available online
>more than a half dozen blogs and websites dedicated to calling out Kopf and others
>tons of testimonials against him

Wow someone from Acen has a lot of time on their hands and is really dedicated to taking down a con that literally isn't even remotely a threat to theirs.

I mean, it's not like he could just, I don't know, file an anti-slander lawsuit if this stuff could be easily proven false or anything.
fuck you, kopf
Kollision Con was ok. But the constant moving from venue to venue was the true killer. The last time I went, everyone was calling it Cosplay Foam Fighting Con.
>I mean, it's not like he could just, I don't know, file an anti-slander lawsuit if this stuff could be easily proven false or anything.

I believe he's filed like 10 lawsuits, and none have been "lost" yet. That's how long suing someone fucking takes.

So I'll be waiting until he either loses or wins one before making a decision. But you generally don't sue people for slander unless they ARE slandering you, so I'm leaning towards believing him.
>But you generally don't sue people for slander unless they ARE slandering you
Do you know how many people open up bullshit lawsuits and use the courts to try and get their way? I have even personally been victim to one from an ex, and my mom was a paralegal and has seen plenty of bullshit lawsuits.

One of the lawsuits did get dismissed because it was filed in the wrong state, but Kopf tried again. If this was just one or two people, I'd take it with a grain of salt, but so many people have spoken about their personal experiences with Kopf or witnessing him pull shit. Yet, how many people have stepped up to defend him and provide another side to the negative stories?

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Ooh, but you did just jog my memory.
>>9461363 https://egl.circlly.com/auctions/angelic-pretty-sherbet-marine-op
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I got shoes. Need to sell by June 1st.
Bodyline has been worn about three times, has scuffs but otherwise sturdy and still smells like Yandy man.
Other shoes have literally never been worn.
Looking to buy FunCcino's Ragnarok blouse in ivory, size M or L. I know it's a bit early but just putting it out there. I missed the preorder for this and it's dream status.
OT but that is one gorgeous blouse.
Blouse has sold!

Ugly/wtf brand thread? Ugly/wtf brand thread!
Post things that major brands have put out that are bizarre or eyesores. Ugly coords from fashion shows/ads/other promotional materials are okay too
>hard mode: don't post meta
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Lol, anon.
Red and purple together have always made me feel sick to my stomach
Yes ive wanted to see a worn picture of that potato skirt for ages. It actually doesn't look half bad on Misako but then again she'd look great in a potato sack.
Unless done tastefully, those two colors will always clash.
This was for Jenga booth babes at some Japanese convention

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DIY edition

What cool stuff have you built for a larp?

Previous thread here:
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Do you have Facebook or something? Someone told me that there was a larp thread here so i was just looking around, cool finding a gns player here
It's a bit of an unwritten rule to post anything but useless emails on the chins, although old and absolete most of the time I like to uphold it.

So have a throw away email account to contact me on: pleasedontdoxme732732@outlook.com
Oh alright, didnt know that haha
>tfw he doesn't email you
FYI, I wasn't joking, it's a real email.
Ill give you an email

Hey I havent been to a convention in awhile and thought about checking out Ocala Comic Con. Has anyone been before? Looking to make new friends.
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Also looking to party.

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