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SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 04:25 AM
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Elstraim
12-13-2010, 04:32 AM
The very essence of "cosplay" is to dress up like an idea or specific character, real or fictional.

Technically, you could cosplay as yourself. But that's awfully lazy.

han-Vu
12-13-2010, 04:38 AM
Agreed. May as well be Keichi from Oh My Goddess. Just don't go telling people your in cosplay though or enter the competitions.

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 04:41 AM
I think point of cosplay is not simply clothes, right? It is allso to act like character you did choose. Point is, that I don't have to act.

Stereotypes is, that you can't cosplay yourself, but people must keep open mind, right? Who better can know pointless of stereotypes then cosplayers themselfs?

han-Vu
12-13-2010, 05:10 AM
Well, cosplay = costume roleplay? otherwise it'd just be roleplaying?

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 05:17 AM
Well, cosplay = costume roleplay? otherwise it'd just be roleplaying?

well It cant even be role play, because I am not role-playing anyone. I do not play role. I am simply who I am and it just happened, that me beeing who I am is more close to anime, then you cosplaying.

If there was a girl, who is perfect copy of rukia (bleach) only without costume and visual appearance, coud she go to cosplay? I mean without costume.

han-Vu
12-13-2010, 05:27 AM
Would you call Jerry Seinfeld an actor because he played as himself in Seinfeld?

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 05:32 AM
Would you call Jerry Seinfeld an actor because he played as himself in Seinfeld?

Yes! That is still acting in some point, because hes actions are scripted. He dont do what he want in movie. He do what they tell him to do and that is still acting. He can't start to smoke in scene where he wasnt supose to smoke

While my question was, can I be myself, if I am more "anime-like" eaven without acting?

han-Vu
12-13-2010, 05:50 AM
Who do you think is the head script writer with the power to choose what goes in/out of the script & what he will do on screen? Jerry?

If you happen to be like an anime character in personality, I'd only call that a coincidence, not a cosplay. However I'm not going to argue with this. If you want to cosplay as yourself, by all means. Please do so.

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 05:59 AM
Who do you think is the head script writer with the power to choose what goes in/out of the script & what he will do on screen? Jerry?

If you happen to be like an anime character in personality, I'd only call that a coincidence, not a cosplay. However I'm not going to argue with this. If you want to cosplay as yourself, by all means. Please do so.

I will do what I want, I am simply trying to find out opinion of cosplayers. So your meaning is, that if there was real sakura in this world, she coud not go to cosplay unless she dress up like sakura from anime? But you forget that SHE IS that same sakura from anime. It makes no sence. So most importat thing in cosplay is simply costume, right? It doesn't matter your personality, your itentions, it doesnt matter nothing, except costume? Because if all these things woud matter, then person coud take a part in cosplay eaven without costume and noone woud call him weirdo.

Kildread
12-13-2010, 08:23 AM
Part of me thinks this thread is a form of trolling.

Cosplay as yourself? Isn't it like folks who say they are disguised as themselves for Halloween?

Like wearing a mask with your own face on it.

LilMaibe
12-13-2010, 08:28 AM
Part of me thinks this thread is a form of trolling.


Two umai-boo snacks on he's that proudforharuhi bloke again

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 08:29 AM
Part of me thinks this thread is a form of trolling.

Cosplay as yourself? Isn't it like folks who say they are disguised as themselves for Halloween?

Like wearing a mask with your own face on it.

I do understand, that manner of how I speak coud make you think I am trolling, but I ensure you, it is not case. I simply want to know what I asked, no insulting no nothing.

There can be only 2 options mate:

1. Cosplay is all about costumes and only. In this case noone woud care are your personality 100% same as gara/naruto/sakura etc. All that everyone cares about is only constume. In this case, they will not allow you to take a part in cosplay, eaven if you will be real gara(naruto) in your personality and simply because you dont have costume. Its like author of naruto woud copy his daughters personality and put it in anime under name "Sakura" and when this girl go to cosplay without costume they wont allow her to take a part even without knowing that she is that same sakura.

2. People care about your personality. In this case, if your personality is just as same as sasuke, then people woud allow you to take a part in cosplay, eaven without costume, because personality is what counts, not costume.


So which one of these both are there? I never was in cosplay so I ask you.

Kildread
12-13-2010, 08:37 AM
Two umai-boo snacks on he's that proudforharuhi bloke again

If that's the case, he changed his schtick for another one. His profile even plainly says he pretty much came here to argue the validity of his view :/

han-Vu
12-13-2010, 08:41 AM
I think it/he/she should apply to compete in World Cosplay Summit with just personality like X character.

LilMaibe
12-13-2010, 08:44 AM
I do understand, that manner of how I speak coud make you think I am trolling, but I ensure you, iy is not case. I simply want to know what I asked, no insulting no nothing.

There can be only 2 options mate:

1. Cosplay is all about costumes and only. In this case noone woud care are your personality 100% same as gara/naruto/sakura etc. All that everyone cares about is only constume. In this case, they will not allow you to take a part in cosplay, eaven if you will be real gara(naruto) in ypur personality.

2. People care about your personality. In this case, if your personality is just as same as sasuke, then people woud allow you to take a part in cosplay, eaven without costume, because personality is what counts, not costume.


So which one of these both are there? I never was in cosplay so I ask you !

I thought you can't stand cosplay?
But to those who are interessted in this question:
The answer is 3:

Cosplay is the link, the bridge, between simple dressing up and theatrical stage play in full costume. Both, a good costume and acting skills are important, as is the ability to switch between IC and OOC (I darely doubt you are like Sasuke, at least not indepth).
Let me put it like this: You are watching a movie. Not a movie set in nowadays real world, but a fantasy, sci-fi whatever world. A world that by no way looks like others. Yet, the characters are running around like people you see in the city on a random summer day. Would you still call it a good and well made movie if the bark-like skinned elven druid, who just gave the signal via the old horn of the minotaur to start the attack on the evil forces of the underground shades that threaten the ancient crystal forest would be wearing Jeans and a [insert-overprieced-brand-name-here] hoodie and converse chucks?

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 08:45 AM
If that's the case, he changed his schtick for another one. His profile even plainly says he pretty much came here to argue the validity of his view :/

If you think that, then I must say you did not get eaven 30% of my profile ;) You coud better answer my question if you are here, rather then making conclusions about me ;)

LilMaibe
12-13-2010, 08:50 AM
If that's the case, he changed his schtick for another one. His profile even plainly says he pretty much came here to argue the validity of his view :/

It's a pretty lost cause, seeing what his view is, isn't it?

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 08:51 AM
I thought you can't stand cosplay?
But to those who are interessted in this question:
The answer is 3:

Cosplay is the link, the bridge, between simple dressing up and theatrical stage play in full costume. Both, a good costume and acting skills are important, as is the ability to switch between IC and OOC (I darely doubt you are like Sasuke, at least not indepth).
Let me put it like this: You are watching a movie. Not a movie set in nowadays real world, but a fantasy, sci-fi whatever world. A world that by no way looks like others. Yet, the characters are running around like people you see in the city on a random summer day. Would you still call it a good and well made movie if the bark-like skinned elven druid, who just gave the signal via the old horn of the minotaur to start the attack on the evil forces of the underground shades that threaten the ancient crystal forest would be wearing Jeans and a [insert-overprieced-brand-name-here] hoodie and converse chucks?

Thank you for answer. I really do appriciate it. Remmember, that because anime is fiction, there are paradoxes in character psychology. Noone can be 100% like x character, but id does not mather.

People like anime. Cosplay is closest thing to anime, so that is reason why you go to cosplay- because you watch anime, right? If you dont like anime, you dont like cosplay. So why you like anime? Brcause of philosophy and personality they have, or because of clothes they wear? I mean major reason. I am 90% you will answer theyr personalitys and actions in anime. Actions are made from personalitys so personality of characters are reason why you like anime. If so, then it is unlogical to say that personality is just as same important as costume since you watch anime more because of personality the costumes. Can you follow me?

Btw you dont know eaven 3% of my personality. You think in real life I am eaven half as person as I am now? xDDDD Saying something about my personality is simply unlogical, since you made conclusions from what I did write here

LilMaibe
12-13-2010, 09:00 AM
Thank you for answer. I really do appriciate it. Remmember, that because anime is fiction, there are paradoxes in character psychology. Noone can be 100% like x character, but id does not mather.

People like anime. Cosplay is closest thing to anime, so that is reason why you go to cosplay- because you watch anime, right? If you dont like anime, you dont like cosplay. So why you like anime? Brcause of philosophy and personality they have, or because of clothes they wear? I mean major reason. I am 90% you will answer theyr personalitys and actions in anime. Actions are made from personalitys so personality of characters are reason why you like anime. If so, then it is unlogical to say that personality is just as same important as costume since you watch anime more because of personality the costumes. Can you follow me?

I can follow you, and heavens, you couldn't possibly be any wronger, dear.
Seeing you read my answer yet ignore what I said about cosplay being the link between two other things that have to do with costumes does doesn't really help if you are trying to prove you are not here for trolling.
Have you, for example, just read the various tiltes of the subforums?
If you have, have you noticed there are some for Steampunk, Videogames, Comics, Cartoons, Movies, etc?
Cosplay is not anime, you don't even have to lbe a big anime fan to cosplay.

And if you really claim people do cosplays because they like it for the character's personality:
Why are there Twilight-Cosplays?

Yui
12-13-2010, 09:01 AM
As is often quoted, cosplay is a contraction of the words "costume" and "play" - costumes involve articles of clothing that are different than *your* normal wear and playing involves acting &/or modeling in a manner that *you* do not normally behave. It doesn't have to be an extravagant costume, it doesn't have to be a "real" published character, and you can even cosplay as other cosplayers (and we certainly do!) You might choose character who you resemble in fashion, appearance or personality - but if you are not deviating from "your" norm, then how is anyone to know you are even participating in the hobby? Cosplay is a celebration of those of us who make, wear and interact in costume. That is the point.

To dress as yourself is called "wearing your clothes" and to "play" as yourself is just "being true to your personality" - and in that case, it is not a social activity; it's just your default state.

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 09:06 AM
I can follow you, and heavens, you couldn't possibly be any wronger, dear.
Seeing you read my answer yet ignore what I said about cosplay being the link between two other things that have to do with costumes does doesn't really help if you are trying to prove you are not here for trolling.
Have you, for example, just read the various tiltes of the subforums?
If you have, have you noticed there are some for Steampunk, Videogames, Comics, Cartoons, Movies, etc?
Cosplay is not anime, you don't even have to lbe a big anime fan to cosplay.

And if you really claim people do cosplays because they like it for the character's personality:
Why are there Twilight-Cosplays?

Like I sed- I is not because of clothes they wear in Twilight. It is because of actions they make. Every action any type of character makes have dirrect connection with its personality. In movies they show you character personality, so major actions that character or any other character will make is connected with they personality. Lets say "SuperNatural". I bet you know that TVserial. Dean woud never kill his brother with personality Dean have now. Same in naruto. Naruto woud never rape sakura or kill her. Insted he woud 100% try to save her because of his personality. You watch how he saves her and thats why you like anime. Thats why you like ANY type of movies or TVserials because of ACTIONS they make there and because those actions born from theyr personalitys, it is personality why you watch those movies, tvseries, anime. I really doubt people like Twilight because of clothes. Is is more about actions heroes perform there. Am I wrong??

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 09:08 AM
playing involves acting &/or modeling in a manner that *you* do not normally behave

And what if I behave normaly like x character from anime? Dont know other words how to ask this... will not start to explain myself and break down to list publishing my traits

LilMaibe
12-13-2010, 09:09 AM
I really doubt people like Twilight because of clothes. Is is more about actions heroes perform there. Am I wrong??

That one got RIGHT 'bove yer head, man.

And hun, I doubt you get it:
It IS the clothes, the look, that define cosplay from just being someone with a personality similar to the character. Even with twilight, supernatural or whatever, someone who cosplays that will always have an attribute of the character:
Someone to play House will carry a cane, wear converse or sneakers (don't remember what it was atm) and a suit jacket over a t-shirt.
Twilight cosplayers will try to copy the look of the actors, use make-up to look paler and sometimes even add glitterpowder
Supernatural cosplayers will as well try to imitate the look of the charcaters and carry around items from the show.

Take for another example Death Note: The designs of most characters are pretty much every-day, yet you can clearly distinguish someone cosplaying from it from someone walking round the con in normal clothes.

And aside from that: If it is, accourding to you, all personality and actions, how do you explain cosplays of characters that have none of those, but very pretty and unique outfits?

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 09:14 AM
That one got RIGHT 'bove yer head, man.

doubt that. Still if clothes people were in movie are just as inportant then action they make, then I simply dont have anything to add for this. I woud still watch all movies, anime, tvseries I do now, eaven if they woud wear different clothes...

LilMaibe
12-13-2010, 09:22 AM
doubt that. Still if clothes people were in movie are just as inportant then action they make, then I simply dont have anything to add for this. I woud still watch all movies, anime, tvseries I do now, eaven if they woud wear different clothes...

Edited my post. and the joke went right bove your head, trust me.
And I doubt you would. Because a good visual medium....heck, even non visual mediums live from the overall design.
A good book gives the reader a good impression of what the characters look like without overdoing it. If you'd read something with no description of the characters you also imagine them in clothes that fit the setting, don't you (don't lie. And if you do, you need a good bite of imagination >_> )
If you see a movie set in, what do I know, the medieval age, you wouldn't watch it if there'd be no clothes for the timeperiod, now would you? Or at least call it good then

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 09:30 AM
123!

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 09:34 AM
I am sorry, I am more "anime like" then you will be with all your bloody costume! Funny part in this is, that even by knowing it, I gues, I am simply not that type of human to dress up as someone else!

LilMaibe
12-13-2010, 09:36 AM
You folks all owe me an umaibo. told you he's a troll (okay, I owe you one two as I claimed he's proudforwhatever, but still)

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 09:37 AM
it is easy to call someone more superiour a troll...

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 09:38 AM
I am interested how you woud communicate with people knowing that you are better then they are?

.... I just got Deja Vu o.O wtf?
no really, I svear this happened before....

LilMaibe
12-13-2010, 09:38 AM
it is easy to call someone more superiour a troll...

Never called MangoChutney, Axelai, problady and co or any of the mods a troll, what made you think so?

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 09:44 AM
Never called MangoChutney, Axelai, problady and co or any of the mods a troll, what made you think so?

really? you consider administrator to be more superiour? This shows a lot of your understanding about words "strenght" and "power" ! and about word "superior" you woud be suprised knowing what I can do compearing with them...

LilMaibe
12-13-2010, 09:46 AM
You didn't just really call the mods and admins idiots, did you?
/facepalm

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 09:46 AM
I coud simply leave, as everything is not happening acoarding with scenario, but I am intrigued about your personality now...

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 09:47 AM
No I didnt. Quote where did I sed that? Saying what I sed, doesnt mean what you just sed. You put false words in my mouth with purpose. It allso tells a lot about you

LilMaibe
12-13-2010, 09:48 AM
I coud simply leave, as everything is not happening acoarding with scenariou, but I am intrigued about your personality now...

I'm the Grinch, haven't you noticed yet?

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 09:50 AM
you failed in making me laught or eaven to sound funy... try again, mby this time you will succeed...

LilMaibe
12-13-2010, 09:52 AM
I wasn't trying to be funny

han-Vu
12-13-2010, 09:56 AM
You seem to be like the keyboard warrior/hikikomori type. Ah I know, you can easily cosplay one of the characters from NHK. That'd suit you, regardless of what clothes your wearing too.

han-Vu
12-13-2010, 09:58 AM
You folks all owe me an umaibo. told you he's a troll (okay, I owe you one two as I claimed he's proudforwhatever, but still)

I'll swap you an umaibo for a creampuff?

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 09:58 AM
I was trying to be funny

I know you was.

When you understand, that you are just an ordinary human. With nothing special you will try to get into other humans community, where everyone are just as same as you. Thats why all these cosplays etc. Thats why you all have same stereotypes and same way of thinking. Only with knowing who you actually are and on what you are capable on makes you refuse from them, since there is no point in them. Ok, I admit, sometimes I get interested in them. Watching how everyone is talking about that new bar manager as if he was god without knowing what actually other people can do.

LilMaibe
12-13-2010, 09:59 AM
I'll swap you an umaibo for a creampuff?

Don't have any, sorry :( I could offer banana-split pocky's though

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 10:00 AM
btw thats why everyone who is different are treathed like "keyboard worrior". Simply fact, that you think that human can be ONLY
1. Standart or
2. Keyboard worrior shows, that you have no potential whatsoever for further development since your mind is closed

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 10:03 AM
LilMaibe analyzing your messages I made a conclusion, that there is nothing interesting in you. was wrong bout you. Typical standart personality. Trying to insert primitive jokes in serious discussion. Making conclusions with no base etc. Just as same as everyone else. I gues everyone here will be same, but again, that is allso conclusion with no base...

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 10:04 AM
If I must choose to live with standart people (pretty much as you) or to train my mind and body alone, I chose to be alone, since then I am not surounded with close minded people

/again it reminded me something from anime, as it woud matter now...

han-Vu
12-13-2010, 10:06 AM
Awesome cosplay your doing of yourself at the moment!

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 10:07 AM
btw my question was a test. I wanted to see peoples reaction and theyr answer hoping to find one particular person whos answer woud not be, lets say, typical. I think person about who I am talking now knows it.....

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 10:11 AM
Awesome cosplay your doing of yourself at the moment!
thats what I am talking about. For some its cosplay, for some its life. Read my siganture. Thats 100% what I am talking about. You act what I live !

LilMaibe
12-13-2010, 10:12 AM
Right 'bove his head again....

SeigenNashi
12-13-2010, 10:15 AM
so I doubt someone will read all this till end, but if you did and if you get message, then writte to my email. I am based in UK but will go to savate seminar in france with my mentor. After we will see how things will work out, so if you are anywhere in europe, write!

han-Vu
12-13-2010, 10:16 AM
You really suit the keyboard warrior/hikikomori type SeigenNashi. I knew you could easily cosplay a character from NHK or even any hikikomori from anywhere. The clothes your wearing are rather accurate too.

EXEC_HYMME_MACARON
12-13-2010, 10:20 AM
Right 'bove his head again....

Popcorn? *offers*

Ahem. On subject, no you cannot flipping cosplay as yourself, and I shouldn't have to explain that.

LilMaibe
12-13-2010, 10:24 AM
Popcorn? *offers*

Ahem. On subject, no you cannot flipping cosplay as yourself, and I shouldn't have to explain that.

Thanks *takes* *munches*

And well, practically speaking one doesn't even have to ASK that, seeing that, as often said before, cosplay is a....what's the word?...portingmantlesomething of Costume and Play....

Thelchterya
12-13-2010, 11:05 AM
Omg this thread...no, this subject, is beyond belief. I usually just lurk around stuff like this, but not this time. This one's a keeper; I have to be in before the lock. XD

But I suppose I should stay a little on-topic, so here's my two cents (and I don't plan to venture my point any further than this): When it comes to cosplay, costumes are the point. Personality/staying in character/acting is secondary. Therefore, if you go to a cosplay event with just your Sasuke personality on display, either no one will take you seriously or no one will care.

OP, good luck on your quest for world domination.
http://img2.lln.crunchyroll.com/i/spire4/08172008/5/0/4/8/5048491a7865c0_full.png

aozorize
12-13-2010, 11:45 AM
Are you sure he is not Proud under a different guise? I've made several connections:

1. Proud Asian has, in the past, posted pictures of himself asking whether he looks like Sasuke on other parts of the interwebs (I would like to add that he is nothing like Sasuke but that is sort of beside the point)

2. Through his messages he is hinting that even without a costume, he is more like the character than any of us would ever be. This is under the assumption that he is generalizing the entire cos.com as white Americans and therefore is trying to tell us to give up.

Then again maybe I'm wrong and I owe you all creampuffs.

Either way, the notion of cosplaying yourself is ridiculous.

LilMaibe
12-13-2010, 12:03 PM
Are you sure he is not Proud under a different guise? I've made several connections:

1. Proud Asian has, in the past, posted pictures of himself asking whether he looks like Sasuke on other parts of the interwebs (I would like to add that he is nothing like Sasuke but that is sort of beside the point)

2. Through his messages he is hinting that even without a costume, he is more like the character than any of us would ever be. This is under the assumption that he is generalizing the entire cos.com as white Americans and therefore is trying to tell us to give up.

Then again maybe I'm wrong and I owe you all creampuffs.

Either way, the notion of cosplaying yourself is ridiculous.

Unless you are Hugh Laurie...he'd pull that off

(on a sidenote: I keep getting notes that it is -over one's head, not above- wth was my english teacher telling us >:> )

Kildread
12-13-2010, 12:43 PM
This thread sure got hilarious while I was at the office.

NiGHTmaren
12-13-2010, 12:46 PM
This thread delivers.

han-Vu
12-13-2010, 12:50 PM
I'm kinda disappointed it's stopped. Oh wells.

Kildread
12-13-2010, 12:59 PM
I'm kind of amazed some folks still register on forums for the sake of harping a single point, in many, many, many posts. Declaring themselves victors of a nonexistent debate from the get-go.

:/

MinervaLi
12-13-2010, 04:29 PM
This was cute, in a really weird sort of way. I kind of wish it was some sort of new intelligent bot or something. By the way, it's spelled superior. Anyone who "studied metaphysics and multiple languages" fails at being superior when he can't spell the word.

LilMaibe
12-13-2010, 04:38 PM
On a sidenote there: (random observation) If this person would really posting from the UK, as said in his profile and some posts, not only should his english be muchmuchmuchmuch better, he also should be back online for quite a while. (because frankly: Which not troll would sign up and post such things on the same day s/he's going on a longer travel)

Proudpal, c'mon, you can do better than this. You're taking out all the fun of poking a stick at your sad attempts to make us feel bad when you're not even trying.

Pokeboy
12-13-2010, 05:36 PM
Popcorn? *offers*

I'm in for the popcorn, who needs to see Black Swan after this intensity? *nom nom nom*

toshirua3846384
12-13-2010, 06:41 PM
Im, going to ignore the fact that this is a troll type question/thread/person and answer it with all honesty. No one cannot cosplay as themselves, and the only reason why is because it is not the activities/culture you do/are that makes you you it is to the nitty gritty your primary genetic traits that came from a whole gene pool of two or more people wither primary or secondary, so with that said no you can not cosplay as your self, ( and no i shall not get into the DID and other types of personality disorders, because even with that you still cannot cosplay as yourself.) Some one else can cosplay as you; however i don't think you have that type of positive influence or status to have someone want to be motivated to do that in the first place. Also neither do you seem interesting with that whole slue of lies you put there. As a martial artist my self it takes well adjusted years to really be able to do any of those forms of martial arts as well as talent and im pretty sure your not some form of genius

sigh only at cosplay.com am i not surprised to see "fubarb" ed threads like this

---------------( 10 + approval if someone knows what "fubarb" ed means) :bigtu:

Kildread
12-13-2010, 07:23 PM
sigh only at cosplay.com am i not surprised to see "fubarb" ed threads like this

---------------( 10 + approval if someone knows what "fubarb" ed means) :bigtu:

GameFAQs' social threads can get pretty bad too.

(Isn't it fubar for '****up up beyond all repair? Dunno if there's a new acronym with an additionnal B...)

LilMaibe
12-13-2010, 08:27 PM
GameFAQs' social threads can get pretty bad too.

(Isn't it fubar for '****up up beyond all repair? Dunno if there's a new acronym with an additionnal B...)

Bro's? B*tches? Buddies?
Let's go with 'buddies'

Flora88
12-13-2010, 11:03 PM
So here is the thing. This will sound a little bit bizare and unique, but... If there is no difference between me and, lets say, sasuke (I am not talking about supernatural abilitys now), can I cosplay myself? I do a LOT of martial arts, including real ninja art- Nintaijutsu as well as Jeet Kune Do. I do kendo/kunai/shurike/staff and eaven military gun training and allso some painful,dangerous and illegal survival trainings. I allso study philosophy psychology physics and metaphysics and multiple languages. If I must compear my personality to someone from anime, I am pretty much like sasuke. I usually don't go over internet telling people about myself, but... So I can do anything pretty much like "random" anime character, from philosophycal point of wiev there is no difference between me and him, so if there is no difference can I like cosplay myself? If no, then why?


If I, without my costume, are more sasuke then you with your costume, then why not?



@OP... (http://imagemacros.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/oh_you.jpg)

glitter bomb
12-13-2010, 11:21 PM
ok, now I don't so much have something important to add, as the desire to figure out what the heck is with the errors. trying again...

this is all so full of win.
glorious, crazy, crash-and-burn win.
so... much... win...
and popcorn.
full of nom-nom and win.

hmmm. why my post getting truncated? trying again...

has anyone else noticed a growing trend of weirdness in posts lately? It seems to cause posts to become less comprehensible while becoming more entertaining. like some kind of virus of weirdness selectively attacking people.

ah! strange errors and truncated beaten!

Aurora's Heart
12-13-2010, 11:30 PM
Sea salt ice cream for all who followed this. :D

Seriously? I cosplay because I love the clothes and to be honest many characters (aside form the hair) could pass for normal people outside of a con so, cosplaying yourself is pointless. I cosplay myself every day and I need a break from my weird, random personality once in a while. I wonder how offten this person gets exhasted keeping up his superiority complex? It's easy to come to conclusions when you limit yourself and don't bother to acctually analize other peoples points of view. Besides humility gets you alot furthar than lording stuff over people.

LiMaibe-congrats for holding down the fort and exposing a troll. You must have chanelled your inner Ron and Harry Potter without realizing it. ;)

I guess this just proves the point you can't claim to be one personality because everyone has a little of everything.

jimmah93
12-14-2010, 08:09 AM
This thread is hilarious. The OP is either a decent troll or a complete moron.

Definition of 'cosplay' from wikipedia:

A subculture centered on dressing as characters from manga, anime, tokusatsu, and video games, and, less commonly, Japanese live action television shows, fantasy movies, or Japanese pop music bands...

You in any of those, brah?

LilMaibe
12-14-2010, 08:54 AM
LiMaibe-congrats for holding down the fort and exposing a troll. You must have chanelled your inner Ron and Harry Potter without realizing it. ;)


Wait, did you just call this section of the forum the girls' bathroom?

ManiacMarshall
12-14-2010, 10:09 AM
I lol'd, OP. 8/10. Would read again.

krys-chan
12-14-2010, 10:36 AM
You can dress like yourself because that is yourself.

It is not cosplay by the definition.


Definition of 'cosplay' from wikipedia:

A subculture centered on dressing as characters from manga, anime, tokusatsu, and video games, and, less commonly, Japanese live action television shows, fantasy movies, or Japanese pop music bands...



So it's something that is already known. :3


:)

toshirua3846384
12-14-2010, 10:41 AM
GameFAQs' social threads can get pretty bad too.

(Isn't it fubar for '****up up beyond all repair? Dunno if there's a new acronym with an additionnal B...)

lol yes and the 10+ approval point goes to you lol ( O x O")

ha never went to game faq's before and from what is posted here i don't think i want to ever go there

Volnixshin
12-14-2010, 02:22 PM
You are not cosplaying yourself, because you are not role playing yourself. Role playing you, is something only someone else can do. Translation: You're a moron.

Eau de Decus
12-14-2010, 10:52 PM
[Various "words", "phrases" go here]No. You're still a douche canoe.



You are not cosplaying yourself, because you are not role playing yourself. Role playing you, is something only someone else can do. Translation: You're a moron.I laughed...I cried...I agreed.

HidingintheMist
12-15-2010, 01:40 AM
Just read the entire thread and got quite a few laughs from it. Sometimes the level trolls go to amazes me, but all this one did was humor me with its stupidity. I'm a little upset there wasn't more from the OP, but oh well. It was good while it lasted.

@Volnixshin:
Great way to put it.