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Previous thread >>9943661

>What you think is killing the board?
>What do you think of containment threads, Discords, splitting the boards, all that stuff, etc.
>What needs to change?
>What do you even get out of coming here?
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This is really funny because I was around to watch mods repeatedly delete feels threads and explaining that they weren't jfash or cosplay related and would do much better on another board.

It's the gulls who repeatedly created feels threads until the mods let them stay.

So I'm kind of not really surprised the jannies ignore reports on feels threads. You have your sempais to thank for making feels thread a constant thing on cgl.
I feel like there's really only so much cosplay talk you can have though. Most everything to make has good tutorials now, so people need less help.
Dont worry stoner-kun, keep doing your funky thing

Just banish all the stoners to 420Chan where they belong

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>be me.
>Male autist who likes cosplay
>GF is cosplayer. Encourages me to cosplay.
>No fucking artistic skill so I buy my shit off Ebay and get GF to do my hair and makeup.
>Excited to be going to con
>Start losing weight and exercising to look decent for cosplay
>Girlfriend has lots of cosplay friends she's like me to meet.
>Go to convention in shitty ebay Dante costume.
>It's so fucking hot and uncomfortable.
>Just want to have a laugh with friends
>GF's cosplay friends ghost me and she runs off to be with them
>Meet Andrej Sapkowski at panel.
>Watch my dreams shatter as I sit in claustrophobic room that's overheating and the guy who wrote the Witcher just fumbles around in his own salt.
>Realise I'm on my own

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I think it sounds fun but i'm not sure what really leads to that. Is is just your partner asking? It seems really strange pretending to be something else during something so intimate.
OP here. Saw this thread just saved from saging or whatever. Let me clarify some things.
>She's a bad person for leaving you.
She wanted me to be more social and I tried. But in general I don't mesh well with other cosplayers. Partly my own fault for being an autist but dear god there are some stuck up, elitist cosplayers. It was just really intimidating going to a con. I don't blame my GF for hanging out with them. She asked if I was okay and I asked if I could wander off for a bit to go to the Witcher panel (MISTAAAAKE!) We were both tired and in a bad mood from heatstroke. Trust me she made it up to me later.
I feel so sad at your mean words anon, I'm crying into the heaving breasts of my cosplay gf.
Most UK cons are a nightmare. Especially the bigger ones but even the smaller ones are just fucked.
>close friend and his gf going to a vg con with our group
>asks if he can borrow a link cosplay I made for myself ages ago because she's too busy for it or something
>say sure and take it at face value since she has shown to have been more than capable of making costumes before.
>day of the con
>he reveils that his cosplay is tingle
> our group makes it in as one of the first group
>A man with a proffesional camera stops them and takes a picture
>friend tells me it's MOTHER FUCKING IGN?!
>they are the thumbnail for the story.
>and the first pic
>I'm happy for them, but the rage of a thousand suns burns within me.
>rewind to all the times I wore the costume to that convention before
>only 'official' prescience interested in me was song bird ocarinas.
>at least I got a free ocarina

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cool story bro

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Why do cosplay and lolita attract so many mentally ill people?
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I would never use my anxiety to get attention. I only tell others who have also come out saying they have social anxiety as support.

Also, even though I said earlier that I like wearing j-fashion because I can tell myself people are staring at the outfit and not me, I wish everyone could dress up. I find it so boring that people just walk outside with jeans and a t-shirt every day. I know it's not for everyone, but it would be nice if people just dressed up some of the time.
Honestly, i feel like the people who do suddenly spew about their anxiety dont think theyre doing it for attention either because theyre so oblivious. But of course with this generation of uber support and tumblr mentality, anytime someone mentions ‘muh anxiety’ people swarm to support. So these people think that ctually have support and find it socially acceptable to just word-vomit their personal problems when really no one wants to be seen as a dick for not addressing it. It just feeds into itself.
He even has that horrible fangirl red hair.
>I'm well above average
Sure thing, fatty. How about some braces though?
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That's what you think you look like. Pic related is what you really look like.
>doing it for attention
Where I live, literally everyone says they have anxiety. It doesn't really get you attention anymore so much as it just makes you part of the norm.

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tell your horror stories at the con, with other con attendees, normies, anyone.

also how accurate is this video series to going to conventions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHwdtyHkLa8
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I'm very willing to bet its a nasty case of bipolar
>at the end of the most latest part we see Mari hallucinating, implying she was the one who needed the antipsychotics and not Rita
You need to maybe work on your attention to details, anon. We know for sure they're Rita's, the prescription bottle that Spencer found had Rita's name on it. Moreover we literally saw her taking them earlier (and deciding to stop after she read the side effect of increased menstrual cramps while she was on the toilet suffering from them.)

Mari is hallucinating because, if you'll recall, "what part of severe brain trauma is daijobu?"
I mean, the whole show takes place over like three days so far so if she's bipolar in a manic state then we would not have had a chance to see her in a depressive state. Except maybe that flashback to when she is crying on her dad's shoulder sometime in the recent past.
yeah this, given its in a fucking hospital there's no way the character just assumed the pills belonged to his friend and not some stranger without at least reading the name to make sure.
Sounds like you're security at your con. Pretty fun job at a con; I did it for a few years.

I work in HR now at my con. Down time is going to panels and playing Mahjong or Koi-Koi in one of the con offices.

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Since Fem!Terry's been confirmed for SNK Heroines, I believe that a thread is due.
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What is everyone's opinions on meme cosplays?
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Anything deadpool
Is this guy on steroids? I was looking through his pictures and there was one where his arm was as big as his face
no idea, could be steroids, could be photoshop, could be both, could be none
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The meme was already dead in May

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because I'm going in frills.
>living in Thieveland
I feel sorry for you
Seriously though I’d go if I were nearer. Also this board is slow so don’t bump.

For J-Fashions that don't have their own threads.
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goodwill have twinkle mermaid up on ebay

sorry i thought this was lolita general

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new ita thread, last one here >>9984431
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I'm not a big fan of the headwrap either desu...I've seen coords with the traditional hijab that look fine, but I'm not a big fan of this one.
I feel like this person has been posted before...in different coords, though.
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this girl is learning it seems, i know shes losing weight.the jacket doesnt match and i know she lives somewhere where its generally really warm/hot... so she cant blame the weather.

throw back from a few years ago
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For some girls this is #lolita

I know it might be a bit early, but let's discuss coordinating for colder weather!
>Post winter coord inspo or fav pieces (feat. coats, boots, or heavier fabrics)
>General tips for winter coords (e.g. layering, choice of materials, etc.) and dealing with the elements (snow, slush, etc.)
>What pieces or coords are you excited to wear this winter?
>Anything else winter related
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I assume my legs are unusually cold-proof. I normally only wear a pair of regular 60den tights all winter. If it gets really cold (minus 15°C or colder) and I have to be outside for longer than 30mins, I might switch to thermo-tights, but that rarely happens.
It's the single advantage of having chubby legs, I guess.
that looks incredibly good
For any oldschool anons, what do you like to do for legwear in the winter? I normally just wear lace topped socks, but I'm moving to a colder country soon and I'm not sure how to preserve that oldschool look while still keeping warm. Would knit tights seem off?
Fleece lined tights or just tights under socks. Knit tights would certainly work in some oldschool coords but probably not all.
As a velveteen lover I find winter is the best season for me. It just sucks that the fabric is naturally heavy and warm because it seems like winter and late fall/early spring are the only times I can practically wear velvet.

Let's share comfy images, feels, stories about anything /cgl/ related. Could be about your first con, a particularly nice day you had wearing lolita or cosplay, finding your dream dress, etc. Cosplay and jfash are equally welcome, as long as your posts are comfy!
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I heard they're going to stock Millefleurs. I hope they open a webstore soon!
They only sell their items at events within Japan (and sometimes Hong Kong). You're better off stalking their twitter and getting a SS to go in person to grab what you want. Although they don't always show what they're bringing. When they go to smaller events, it looks like they don't bring much. If you're aiming to get one of their more iconic pieces you're better off waiting till design festa in November.
Pretty sure that pic is Cadney from long ago
Uh >>9962697 is Cadney and her then bf...>>9962699 is a cosplay of it
That's so cute anon, I'm sure you looked beautiful. Have fun with that coord and have fun in the fashion!

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Is there any character that I look like inherently? I want to do a cosplay and I want something I already resemble
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Show feet for a better idea

but foreal midnighter sounds cool, wolverine too
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Holy shit you retards, stop replying to threads like these or at least sage your shitposting.

Have you ever noticed a Lolita within the community that, despite having a full coordinate, does simply not suit it? Why did it not look good?
>Not necessarily to do with the person being ugly or fat
I've met several Lolitas that seemed almost completely detached from their outfit and the community. It didn't seem like their outfit, it looked like they were dressed up for the day.
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This is me, too. I've only tried sweet, maybe gothic or ouji would be a better choice for me. I feel like I'm trying to fit into my tastes when I was younger, and I still like cute things, but I certainly have had a personality shift over time and even dress less girly in normie clothes. But I love how sweet looks... It just doesn't love me.
I know it's a meme to say 'EVERY LOLITA NEEDS BANGS' but she would really benefit from some sort of bangs to cover her forehead a little.
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This is the worst one I've seen. I thought it was a joke when I saw it at first.
Do you mean her waist? It looks insane in that one.

But >>9978978 still just looks stretched out.
God, this is so bad. I used to kinda like her coords occasionally, but now she just seems delusional.

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Keep it /cgl/-related! Cosplay or J-fashion like Lolita/Brolita, Aristocrat, Nanchatte, etc.!


ITT you may post:
- Useful guides that can be applied to crossplaying/crossdressing
- Questions, help, sharing advice to improve your appearance to pass temporary as the opposite gender (Male -> Female, Female -> Male)
- pictures of crossplay/crossdressing coords, selfposts
- personal experience/stories regarding crossplay/crossdressing

NOT allowed:
- Anything in sexual context/fetish stuff
- Anything related to gender transition like hormones, operation etc.; >>>/lgbt/ might be the better place for this
- Casual crossdressing without any /cgl/-context

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you can buy a woman's piece of clothing and just pad it, or you can have one custom made for example here: https://www.cosplayshopper.com/

For 15 bucks extra they'll customize it your specifications and you can specify either male or female fit
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>that includes this thread also then
Nayrt, but yes, it does. /cgl/ didn't and to some extent still doesn't like. It got slightly better after the crossplay general thread established, but generally it is wiser not to mention you're a guy (unless you're f.e. greentexting some stories and mentioning crossdressing is necessary for context).

>How does one translate mens measurements to women's clothing.
You don't even try to translate fixed clothing sizes, because it's almost certain that they'll look ill-fitting since there are no standards how sizes should fit. Get a measuring tape, properly measure your height, shoulder width, bust, underbust, arm length, waist, hips and leg/inseam leg.

The only size that may include some trial and error is the shoe size. Measure your foot length (heel to big toe), the width around the ball of your foot, and try to find a pair that fits. Foot width is important if you have big feet and need wide sizes.
Also OP, please make a new thread. This one's already dying.
OP here, I'll make a new thread in a few hours, I'm on mobile right now.
With the speed of this board this one won't die until in around a week or so.
New thread:

What will happen if I call this number?

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Are there even still cosplayers on this board or just lolitas and people who buy costumes from Taobao and Aliexpress?
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Thats why a started a cosplay community in my state. So far it's just for photos but it's helped me meet more people at least in driving distance and I've started getting together with others. Hoping to start organizing craft nights but it's hard when I don't have a space. All in good time.
That'd be sweet desu. I was toying around with a makerspace/hackerspace kind of workshop idea for a while too, for crafters to meet up and work together, but it would require a lot of investment for little return (but a lot of fun).
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add one arm, no idea how to make stuff not slide up and down my arm yet
I will not self post here, I'm not opening that can of worms. But I do cosplay, I both buy and make costumes. Some are labor intensive so I buy the ones I don't have time to make. Why kill myself trying to make everything? There's nothing wrong with store bought if you make an effort to make it look good.

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