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Old October 15 2010, 06:54 PM   #46
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Re: Halloween Costume Thread (3rd Edition)

^^ Not everyone is born Dirk Diggler.
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Old October 15 2010, 06:56 PM   #47
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TJ, I still think that's probably the coolest costume ever.
Thanks!

It was pretty cool, but I think my Andorian from the previous year was still the best (full-on blue skin makeup!) But unfortunately I don't have any good photos.
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Old October 15 2010, 06:59 PM   #48
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I vaguely recall seeing a pic like that ... Were you playing a guitar at a con? Or was that a different time you were an Andorian?
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Old October 15 2010, 10:30 PM   #49
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I vaguely recall seeing a pic like that ... Were you playing a guitar at a con? Or was that a different time you were an Andorian?
I said "good photos"! That one was from before the costume was completed (and the make-up wasn't nearly as good as the final version).

I actually got interviewed for the local TV station when I was in full costume once, but no one had VCRs back then so I never got a copy of the tape. Alas.

I eventually had to quit doing it because I developed an allergy to the make-up, but it really did look authentic. I had tights in the perfect shade of blue, silver lamé top, and awesome knee-high black boots and a skirt with a slit all the way up my thigh.

Here's the half-assed pic anyway:

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Old October 16 2010, 01:47 AM   #50
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You're a woman of many faces, TJ. Excellent costumes.
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Old October 16 2010, 07:24 AM   #51
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pic's not showing up for me...
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Old October 16 2010, 02:50 PM   #52
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OK, I think it's time for a re-post of Halloween 1977 ...





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That is fantastic!!!! And how adorable are you!!?!?!?


TJ, GREAT costume!! How did you get the antlers (im sorry, the correct word is totally escaping me right now, damn mad cow disease) to stay on and up?
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Old October 19 2010, 07:10 PM   #53
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My nephews/nieces and I last year

I really liked AstroSmurf's take on the blue Star Trek uniform last year. Could you please post pics again?
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Old October 21 2010, 05:27 PM   #54
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I love Halloween:

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Here's a better picture of the Tobias Funke costume from '08, as well as the fun but not quite adventurous "James Bond" costume from 2001.
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Old October 21 2010, 09:14 PM   #55
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My nephews/nieces and I last year

I really liked AstroSmurf's take on the blue Star Trek uniform last year. Could you please post pics again?
I would rather not. None of the pictures were very good.
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Old October 21 2010, 11:37 PM   #56
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I thought you looked great, and I was impressed with the way the uniform turned out.
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Old October 22 2010, 01:48 AM   #57
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Thanks but I still don't want to post them.

(Let me think about it. Truthfully, I have sworn off posting images of myself on the open board.)
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Old October 22 2010, 02:25 AM   #58
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Well, okay. As I recall, you did spend a lot of time and energy working on the Starfleet logo for the shirt, the belt strap, the holster, etc.
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Old October 22 2010, 07:44 AM   #59
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My costume for this year is ready, save one thing that I hope ships to my home in time for the holiday.
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Old October 22 2010, 05:15 PM   #60
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3 years ago I was sad Mother Nature:



2 years ago I was Evil Willow inspired (Willow from Buffy)



And last year I was Ziggy Stardust:





This year (as you all must've seen the photo by now ) I'll go as Janeway.
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