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Fancy dress - computer game or cartoon character - go as?

Fancy dress - computer game or cartoon character - go as?

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Pommygranite

Original Poster:

7,491 posts

121 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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Got an invite to go to a fancy dress party as follows:

'Its fancy dress – Gaming Nerds vs Comic Nerds, so you can come as a gaming character, a comic book character or even a nerd'


So, wacky suggestions ahoy and for info it is adults only attendance smile


P.s the wife has already told me I can't go as a beaten-to-death prostitute from Grand Theft Auto frown

louiebaby

6,249 posts

96 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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Are you taking the wife? (Do you want a suggestion of a double costume like Mario and Princess Peach for example?)

What era of gaming are you from?

vixen1700

9,018 posts

175 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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http://compare.ebay.co.uk/like/190680443185?var=lv...

Thirty notes gets you a Pink Panther suit. smile

Chapppers

4,375 posts

96 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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Minecraft Steve:


Cuchillo

685 posts

170 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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Get together with 3 or 4 mates (of different heights). All of you dress like Flash and walk one behind the other in height order.

Or go as the Doppler Effect

I know, I know ... I watch way too much BBT!
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vixen1700

9,018 posts

175 months

Arklight

482 posts

94 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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Has to be this, cheap and easy to make too smile


Waspy1

2,679 posts

81 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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Gordon Freeman from Half Life 2

Glasses, goatee, crowbar, green jumper....sorted.


Justayellowbadge

35,895 posts

147 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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Let me get this right. People do this for fun?

rxtx

5,218 posts

115 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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Your life must be st.

Pommygranite

Original Poster:

7,491 posts

121 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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Some good responses but crap at arts and craft so going to have to buy/rent it.

The guy who's it is is in to computer games hence the party - idea of his wife. Me I'm not fussed just want to not be the 9th Mario there.

Yep, with the wife who is intent on looking like a superhero slut thankfully smile

I've seen Hitman and that sounds ok - skull cap, black suit, red tie, black gloves barcode on the back of the head - job done.

Waspy1

2,679 posts

81 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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Justayellowbadge said:
Let me get this right. People do this for fun?
rxtx said:
Your life must be st.
What's wrong with you two? Women dressed as sluts + alcohol. What's not to like?

JonRB

49,005 posts

177 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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rxtx said:
Your life must be scensoredt.
Less scensoredt than the life of someone who lists their occupation as "temp" though. rolleyes

Seriously, different people have different things in their lives that they enjoy. What's wrong with a bit of harmless geekery for fancy dress? I'd say it was a hell of a lot less sad than the pathetic tribalism of football fans.

Adenauer

15,961 posts

141 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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JonRB said:
rxtx said:
Your life must be scensoredt.
Less scensoredt than the life of someone who lists their occupation as "temp" though. rolleyes

Seriously, different people have different things in their lives that they enjoy. What's wrong with a bit of harmless geekery for fancy dress? I'd say it was a hell of a lot less sad than the pathetic tribalism of football fans.
Agreed. Can't think of anything to post? I know, I'll just say 'your life is st'.

What's the point?

bigandclever

7,733 posts

143 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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Turn up 3 weeks late and be st. Ta da! You're Duke Nukem.

vixen1700

9,018 posts

175 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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JonRB said:
Seriously, different people have different things in their lives that they enjoy. What's wrong with a bit of harmless geekery for fancy dress?
Yep, love a bit of fancy dress, me. Last one I went to, managed to get a decent Hussar's uniform. smile

Mr Roper

10,593 posts

99 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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Pommygranite

Original Poster:

7,491 posts

121 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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rxtx said:
Your life must be st.
Missed this.

So because I'm invited to a party to get exceedingly drunk with my wife and good friends and dress up for a laugh my life's st?

Riiiight.

JayTee94

10,974 posts

62 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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Mr Roper said:
My first thought was 'Oh Pac-Man'...

getmecoat

Ikemi

7,242 posts

110 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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bigandclever said:
Turn up 3 weeks late and be st. Ta da! You're Duke Nukem.
... or don't go at all and say you're Gordon Freeman in HL2:Episode 3 wink