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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby count2infinity on Sat Oct 20, 2012 7:26 am

saw this one on reddit:

Dress up like a character from Scooby Doo and just run around ripping peoples' masks off.
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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby blackjack68 on Sat Oct 20, 2012 9:42 am

I think I mentioned this last year, but here goes... easiest and cheapest costumes.

Him: Large raw potato on some twine tied around your waist and sticking out of your zipper hole.

Her: Lemon on twine hanging in front of your lady parts.

Spoiler:
Him: Dictator (Hitler mustache optional) Her: Sour Puss
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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby ulf on Sat Oct 20, 2012 10:02 am

shmenguin wrote:Glasses
Fake mustache
Cutoffs
Dress shirt tucked into cutoffs

One day, my Tobias Funke costume idea will come to fruition.

I just blue myself!
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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby malkinshair on Sat Oct 20, 2012 10:15 am

ulf wrote:
shmenguin wrote:Glasses
Fake mustache
Cutoffs
Dress shirt tucked into cutoffs

One day, my Tobias Funke costume idea will come to fruition.

I just blue myself!


Make sure you hand out some of these...

after all...he was the first ever.

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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby npv708 on Mon Oct 22, 2012 7:47 pm

npv708 wrote:I'm going simple this year. Gray t-shirt (complete with Romney/Ryan print), gym shorts, red baseball hat backwards, comically sized headphones, and a 1lb dumbbell and a goofy look.


Just tried the costume out for the first time. I couldn't be much happier. Now I just need to find something relevant for the wife.
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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby DudeMan2766 on Tue Oct 23, 2012 10:20 pm

Im desperataly trying to find a wig and thick glasses and go as Frank Reynolds from Always Sunny
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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby pittsoccer33 on Wed Oct 24, 2012 9:54 pm

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Mockup for my T-800 eye. I have a 3V battery, 0.6v resistor, and a 2.4v led.

I've been testing how long it will last - looks like I'll be good with this combination for saturday. I am going to get a new battery and a holder with wire leads on it. The led itself will go inside a bouncy ball puttied to a facial prosthetic.
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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby CERV96 on Wed Oct 24, 2012 10:05 pm

please post pics of the finished product.
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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby Troy Loney on Thu Oct 25, 2012 6:44 am

npv708 wrote:
npv708 wrote:I'm going simple this year. Gray t-shirt (complete with Romney/Ryan print), gym shorts, red baseball hat backwards, comically sized headphones, and a 1lb dumbbell and a goofy look.


Just tried the costume out for the first time. I couldn't be much happier. Now I just need to find something relevant for the wife.


Ayn Rand?
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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby Troy Loney on Thu Oct 25, 2012 6:46 am

shmenguin wrote:Glasses
Fake mustache
Cutoffs
Dress shirt tucked into cutoffs

One day, my Tobias Funke costume idea will come to fruition.


Fyi, i'm "borrowing" this idea for my costume this year. What's your reasoning for the dress shirt? I was going just go white t-shirt, but if a dress shirt makes the costume more definable, i'll go with that.
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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby shmenguin on Thu Oct 25, 2012 7:37 am

Troy Loney wrote:
shmenguin wrote:Glasses
Fake mustache
Cutoffs
Dress shirt tucked into cutoffs

One day, my Tobias Funke costume idea will come to fruition.


Fyi, i'm "borrowing" this idea for my costume this year. What's your reasoning for the dress shirt? I was going just go white t-shirt, but if a dress shirt makes the costume more definable, i'll go with that.


i think i saw the dress shirt in an episode once, but overall, if you tuck a t shirt into cutoffs, you're just going to look...ermmm..."flamboyant"? using a dress shirt instead makes the cutoffs more of a functional thing. more nevernude-ish. i'm open to thoughts on this, though.

and i resent people who have all of their hair going for the funke costume. it's something you earn by losing a little up top.
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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby Troy Loney on Thu Oct 25, 2012 7:59 am

I'm pretty thin in the front, my crown is still in tact though....I think that's good enough.
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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby shmenguin on Thu Oct 25, 2012 8:02 am

Troy Loney wrote:I'm pretty thin in the front, my crown is still in tact though....I think that's good enough.


When I reached the point you're describing, that's when I started buzzing my head. You could so the same for Halloween. It would be an impressive transformation.
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Re: Costume Ideas

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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby viva la ben on Thu Oct 25, 2012 1:58 pm

My kids are going as a pair of ninjas and a dragon.
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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby eddysnake on Thu Oct 25, 2012 2:19 pm

pirate, robin hood, cheeseburger, butterfly princess.
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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby DudeMan2766 on Thu Oct 25, 2012 2:31 pm

I think I've conceeded that I'm not going to do anything. Too late to get stuff for any of the good costume ideas I've had and my friends are all married parent lame-o's and they dont have parties anymore.
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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby penny lane on Thu Oct 25, 2012 3:56 pm

Life news gives ideas. a disgraced lance armstrong. pills, fake needles...real if you got them. live strong... arriving with a baby size bike, a wheel. year of palin really let loose the hockey moms lipstick costumes.
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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby Kraftster on Thu Oct 25, 2012 8:59 pm

Going with John Doe.

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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby obhave on Fri Oct 26, 2012 12:33 am

shmenguin wrote:
Troy Loney wrote:
shmenguin wrote:Glasses
Fake mustache
Cutoffs
Dress shirt tucked into cutoffs

One day, my Tobias Funke costume idea will come to fruition.


Fyi, i'm "borrowing" this idea for my costume this year. What's your reasoning for the dress shirt? I was going just go white t-shirt, but if a dress shirt makes the costume more definable, i'll go with that.


i think i saw the dress shirt in an episode once, but overall, if you tuck a t shirt into cutoffs, you're just going to look...ermmm..."flamboyant"? using a dress shirt instead makes the cutoffs more of a functional thing. more nevernude-ish. i'm open to thoughts on this, though.

and i resent people who have all of their hair going for the funke costume. it's something you earn by losing a little up top.


Get blue body paint and be blueman group tobias. Cutoffs, fake mustache, glasses also needed of course.
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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby shmenguin on Fri Oct 26, 2012 8:59 am

maybe there's a payoff later when people figure out the multiple levels of your costume, but blue man group tobias is too confusing. plus, i'd have to go shirtless, which is a pretty big commitment.
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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby Troy Loney on Fri Oct 26, 2012 9:03 am

Yeah, i have no interest in painting myself.
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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby eddysnake on Fri Oct 26, 2012 9:51 am

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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby columbia on Fri Oct 26, 2012 9:54 am

Felix Baumgartner: Just get really drunk and fall down a lot.
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Re: Costume Ideas

Postby Mr. Colby on Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:52 am

I have skittles pox. That's my costume.

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