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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:

7,715 posts

125 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

6,535 posts

100 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

9,160 posts

179 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

4,377 posts

100 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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Minecraft Steve:


Cuchillo

685 posts

174 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

9,160 posts

179 months

Arklight

542 posts

98 months

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


Waspy1

2,682 posts

85 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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Gordon Freeman from Half Life 2

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


Justayellowbadge

36,022 posts

151 months

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

rxtx

5,268 posts

119 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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Your life must be st.

Pommygranite

Original Poster:

7,715 posts

125 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

2,682 posts

85 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

49,733 posts

181 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

16,301 posts

145 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

8,038 posts

147 months

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

vixen1700

9,160 posts

179 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

10,790 posts

103 months

Monday 18th June 2012
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Pommygranite

Original Poster:

7,715 posts

125 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

66 months

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

getmecoat

Ikemi

7,328 posts

114 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