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Unread 06-03-2011, 12:19 PM   #61
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Originally Posted by khenemetset View Post
You put this more eloquently then I was going to put it. The fact of the matter is most cosplayers are in it for the attention, the being fawned over, the people spazzing over the characters, the connection they make with other fans of said character and that's not something they're going to get at costume con.
We have a saying here in Toronto that I think sums up what many people in this thread have said nicely:

"There are Anime Fans who Costume, and then there are Costumers who are Anime Fans."

It's the latter we're appealing to in the case of Costume-Con.

Some people who start as Anime Fans don't realize initially that they would have a passion for costuming as well so it's nice when they have a venue to branch out and try other things, or discuss that particular part of their fannishness.
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Unread 06-03-2011, 06:58 PM   #62
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attention is nice
dough apreciation from oter costume fan and more mature people is fun too

iam not a big fangirl fanboy type =-=''

i like wen knowledge people like my stuff <3
rather that like my charactere

so ya i prefer costume con over anime con <3
but i really love anime con cause its fun too <3

so ya some are attention o vore thingy
but they are other that are not like that either nya!!!

youll see wen you grew a lil bit ^^ nya!!
costume con is awsome wahouuu

we learn soooo much <3 and make lasting friendship of doom<3

iam a big anime fan and prefer costume con
many contest costume<3 many constructive pannel
not just fanpannel about this anime or this anime or so
we have experiance people in the pannel that make it awsome cause they know more then we do <3

i would not want costume con to disapear cause i looove it

agree if your a attention seeker youll miss a lot at convention
all of them i loove attention but i rather have friendship that last and have more knowledge <3 to make better costume and become greater <3

and becoming older i might not have a chance to seek that much attention over my costume in the futur year <3
but ya hug hug!!

all come to costume con for fun and for learning nya!!and everlasting friendship.
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