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Old 11-01-2009, 12:19 PM
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Doper picture thread - Halloween edition

Andy (moi) and Edie:

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Old 11-01-2009, 07:21 PM
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Here's me in the costume I made! link
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Old 11-01-2009, 09:17 PM
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I am pretty pleased with this year's Halloween effort.

My costume had built-in sound. I had wanted to include the third leg, but time (and certainly not anything like circumspection or good taste) prevented me.

My wife is not a fan, so her costume was an act of pure love.
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Old 11-01-2009, 09:32 PM
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Aw, is it Halloween only? I went to Vegas the week before and have some new snaps.

Losin money

Me and a friend
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Old 11-01-2009, 09:54 PM
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Me and my husband.

And if you've never played this video game, you have no idea who we are. ;-)

We went to our local brewpub and a couple other bars in town. 3 or 4 people recognized us, which satisfied us. We were hoping for just one person to know who we were. One of the folks that did was dressed as Nintendo's Mario.
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Old 11-01-2009, 10:34 PM
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Me and my husband.

And if you've never played this video game, you have no idea who we are. ;-)

We went to our local brewpub and a couple other bars in town. 3 or 4 people recognized us, which satisfied us. We were hoping for just one person to know who we were. One of the folks that did was dressed as Nintendo's Mario.
Nice =)

PLEASE tell me the zombies were chasing you around.

ETA: This tickles my inner geek greatly. Thank you :P

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Old 11-02-2009, 12:17 AM
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In Jacobean dress, c. 1620.

In armour c. 1550, Greenwich school.
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Old 11-02-2009, 01:49 AM
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In Jacobean dress, c. 1620.

In armour c. 1550, Greenwich school.
Have you ever thought about starting an "Ask the Two-Dimensional Drawing" thread?
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Old 11-02-2009, 03:32 AM
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Have you ever thought about starting an "Ask the Two-Dimensional Drawing" thread?
LOL.
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Old 11-02-2009, 08:03 AM
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Here's me in the costume I made! link
Holy shit, you made that? Pretty crafty, you are. Do you live in or around Minneapolis? I could use a seamstress.
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Old 11-02-2009, 08:59 AM
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Thanks, MeanOldLady! No, I am way down in the Heart of Dixie. That was actually my first sewing project in about ten years, and I am very glad that photo isn't a closeup. I made a lot of mistakes, but I had a great time making the dress. And since then I have sewn a blouse for my daughter, and I actually did a pretty good job on that.
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Old 11-02-2009, 10:34 AM
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Nice =)

PLEASE tell me the zombies were chasing you around.

ETA: This tickles my inner geek greatly. Thank you :P

Heh. We did buddy up with a couple of zombies for a few minutes which was fun.

Thanks! Glad you like 'em. We had fun putting them together and the fact that my husband actually grew a beard just for the costume absolutely thrilled me. ;-)
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Old 11-02-2009, 10:48 AM
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My usual tribute to my beloved authors - Dorothy Parker, Anita Loos, Zelda Fitzgerald...

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y60...apperPhoto.jpg

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Old 11-02-2009, 06:01 PM
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Here is my costume. Ooooh, scaaaary. Levitation.
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Old 11-03-2009, 01:03 PM
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I was post-butter but pre-death Annie Brackett from the original '78 Halloween. Knee-high yellow socks were almost impossible to find, and the goddamn hair took over two and a half fucking hours. Moral of the story: if a costume seems like it would be insanely easy, it probably won't be.
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Old 11-03-2009, 01:55 PM
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My costume this year. I think it turned out pretty good. The pic was taken at the end of the night so the smile may have been a little bit influenced.
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Old 11-03-2009, 02:06 PM
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Apparently, Jesus would get toasted.
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Old 11-03-2009, 02:18 PM
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Apparently, Jesus would get toasted.
He would also approve of knee-high yellow socks.
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Old 11-03-2009, 02:27 PM
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I had Hester Prynne costume made but it wasn't as comfy as I wanted it to be, so I decided instead to match my dog, Mia (in her custom Thriller jacket).

So, I became a last minute Thriller zombie. I even had on a Michael Jackson shirt!

Took two days to get all of that makeup off. Crazy.

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Old 11-03-2009, 03:05 PM
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I'd believe it. Bet it took almost that long to put on, too.
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Old 11-03-2009, 03:38 PM
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I'd believe it. Bet it took almost that long to put on, too.
Na, only about an hour. I have a pretty huge arsenal of makeup- it's kind of my hobby, love to play with it- so I just dug through my stuff and used it in different ways.
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Old 11-03-2009, 03:56 PM
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In honor of the new series, I give you V
http://www.facebook.com/raysmo?ref=p...3&id=709633881
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Old 11-03-2009, 04:00 PM
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In honor of the new series, I give you V
http://www.facebook.com/raysmo?ref=p...3&id=709633881
Can't see it. It's probably set so that anyone who is not your FaceBook friend can't see it.

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I had Hester Prynne costume made but it wasn't as comfy as I wanted it to be, so I decided instead to match my dog, Mia (in her custom Thriller jacket).

So, I became a last minute Thriller zombie. I even had on a Michael Jackson shirt!

Took two days to get all of that makeup off. Crazy.
Fun costume!!! Great job

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Old 11-03-2009, 04:34 PM
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Here I am as a zombie.
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Old 11-03-2009, 04:45 PM
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Here I am as a zombie.
Needs more glitter.
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Old 11-03-2009, 05:29 PM
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Split-panel with inspiration: Harry Crane from Mad Men.
http://img134.imageshack.us/i/madmenhalloween.jpg/
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Old 11-03-2009, 05:41 PM
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Here I am as a zombie.
Yikes! Nice zombie.
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Old 11-03-2009, 05:52 PM
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Split-panel with inspiration: Harry Crane from Mad Men.
http://img134.imageshack.us/i/madmenhalloween.jpg/
The scary part is my brother-in-law dresses like that all the time.
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Old 11-03-2009, 06:08 PM
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These two are me from a few years ago. This is what I really look like (on the left, of course).
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Old 11-03-2009, 07:57 PM
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Took two days to get all of that makeup off. Crazy.
Looks cool, but makes me glad I didn't wear makeup with my costume.

Witch! A bit of a stretch considering my kind and gentle nature. There was lots of method acting involved. And gin.
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Old 11-03-2009, 08:27 PM
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Holy hell Shot From Guns!

You're beautiful!
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Old 11-03-2009, 08:50 PM
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Bah! Once again I curse my lack of a digital camera!

Once the transit strike is over, I'll have to get a friend over to take some shots.
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:13 PM
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Witch! A bit of a stretch considering my kind and gentle nature.
Wow.
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:31 PM
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Me. The hardest part was remembering how to tie a necktie.
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:40 PM
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Witch! A bit of a stretch considering my kind and gentle nature. There was lots of method acting involved. And gin.
You don't look mean or old, but certainly a lady!
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Old 11-03-2009, 10:07 PM
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Wow.
I'm not sure how to take this.

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You don't look mean or old, but certainly a lady!
I'm a witch fer cryin' out loud! How much meaner does it get?
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Old 11-04-2009, 01:43 AM
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Not since Samantha have I thought so highly of a witch Meanoldlady!

Last edited by Pitter Patter; 11-04-2009 at 01:44 AM.. Reason: She put a spell on me. Turned me into a newt.
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Old 11-04-2009, 02:48 AM
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Much to my surprise the (hilariously bad) magic show I attended had a costume contest, and this won second place.

Unfortunately I didn't get a pic that included the skirt, and you can only kinda see the gloves, but you get the idea. (I think the pirate was my best accessory, though. )

It seemed like zombies were really big this year. We had two pair of dead newlyweds, one dead bride without a dead groom, and a zombie pirate (who took first place).
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Old 11-04-2009, 07:38 AM
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I'm not sure how to take this.

I'm a witch fer cryin' out loud! How much meaner does it get?
Take it well. That was my reaction too!
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Old 11-04-2009, 09:16 AM
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I typically say wow when something fairly screwed up happens. Well, thanks then.
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Much to my surprise the (hilariously bad) magic show I attended had a costume contest, and this won second place.

Unfortunately I didn't get a pic that included the skirt, and you can only kinda see the gloves, but you get the idea. (I think the pirate was my best accessory, though. )
I demand full length photos. Build a time machine and take more if you must!
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Old 11-04-2009, 09:49 AM
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Citizens demand fewer links to Facebook and other places I can't get to from work, dammit.

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I'm disappointed you didn't go with the sexy bumble bee. This one worked out well, though.

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Holy hell Shot From Guns!

You're beautiful!
You don't mean that. You've just been taken in by the giant '70s hair.
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Old 11-04-2009, 10:07 AM
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Giant '70s hair is key.
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Old 11-04-2009, 10:50 AM
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I'm not sure how to take this.
Take it as an earnest compliment from a fella that is slavishly devoted to his wife.

Part of the "wow," I guess, is how contrary to expectation the pic was. ' Hmmm... "MeanOldLady" dressed as a witch..."
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Old 11-04-2009, 11:18 AM
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Here is the costume I made. Technically I made the model too. Well my husband helped (a bit).
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Old 11-04-2009, 12:28 PM
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I was going to see the Electric Amish on Halloween so I spent most of the week getting the Amish Zombie look just right.

This isn't just right but its the closest posted to the web so far.

http://www.obeyhouse.com/Images/amishlurk.JPG
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Old 11-04-2009, 12:31 PM
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I'm on the right.

I realize it's not a perfect costume, but repeat to yourself, "it's just a costume, I should really just relax."
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Old 11-04-2009, 01:16 PM
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I went as a derby girl. I've decided I should spend every day in skates.
The hardest part was coming up with my derby name and ironing it on the back of my shirt.

http://img442.imageshack.us/i/halloween2009az.jpg/

As if I needed to point it out, I'm on the right.

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Old 11-04-2009, 02:00 PM
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You don't mean that. You've just been taken in by the giant '70s hair.
Nope, he's correct, it's a really good pic. I left it at the yellow socks comment because I didn't want to stray into the creepy zone with someone I don't really know.

(oops, looks like I strayed. sorry)
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Old 11-04-2009, 02:56 PM
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The hardest part was coming up with my derby name and ironing it on the back of my shirt.
Love it!
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Old 11-04-2009, 03:15 PM
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I love it too! It's better if she went around knocking people over. Probably not better for the people around her, but better for me to giggle about.
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