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String comment = "If I counted correctly, the 90'th thread in a chain going back to late 2013

Old bread: >>9800465

> Cosplay Masterpost:
- Tutorials and links that can help with Homestuck cosplays. Refer to it if you need help. Any contributions welcome.

> Crunchy Cosplay List:
- An older list of suggested Homestuck cosplayers to follow and check out, as they have great cosplays and some also have good tutorials on their blogs.

> To discuss:
Who've played friendsim? How did you like it?
Colossalcon, I guess
Is there anything from the HS cosplay heyday that you feel like you missed out on?"

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if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9896176 && dateTime=="05/29/18(Tue)15:06:41" && image=="tumblr_p9f1rhRMDX1rajzt4o1_1280[1].jpg")


if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9896179 && dateTime=="05/29/18(Tue)15:10:31" && image=="tumblr_p9gj82o8HB1v9cvyto1_1280[1].jpg")

>Anyone have any good advice for doing a troll makeup in summer heat, or is it a better idea to just avoid it all together?
>Last time I attempted it during AX one year, I ended up sweating around my face and it made the paint lighter where it got wet. I don't think there's any getting around that, but I'd thought I'd ask anyway.

Start by switching from water based paint to grease based paint. I don't know what "summer heat" is to you, but I've had no problems up to 25-28 C. Key is to use final seal underneath AND on top, as well as having powder handy for when you sweat through it. Oh, and skip the paint for neck/hands/arms and stick to PAX or armsocks."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9896180 && dateTime=="05/29/18(Tue)15:11:43" && image=="tumblr_p9hxz7lXGv1u7ye6do3_1280[1].jpg")

"If you want to guess the AU, there isn't one.";

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9896182 && dateTime=="05/29/18(Tue)15:12:47" && image=="tumblr_p9h00mNd0v1rm6kslo1_540[1].jpg")


if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9896225 && dateTime=="05/29/18(Tue)15:51:47" && image=="CCEC3E9B-2F52-4B4C-BC39-BE7D7B5C9392.jpg")


if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9896228 && dateTime=="05/29/18(Tue)15:52:50")

oh motherfucker hold on"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9896231 && dateTime=="05/29/18(Tue)15:53:54" && image=="2089A159-76A2-499E-A329-9B09F92A4AA1.jpg")


if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9896235 && dateTime=="05/29/18(Tue)15:55:41")

it’s literally just ears and a tumblr nose, hardly AU worthy"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9897546 && dateTime=="05/30/18(Wed)19:04:07" && image=="94698bca-a404-4ed6-8d53-765155879fb6.jpg")


if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9897676 && dateTime=="05/30/18(Wed)21:22:24")

"Is this even a thing that people cosplay anymore? where do they do it?";

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9898917 && dateTime=="05/31/18(Thu)22:54:21")

anime cons, usually"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9899021 && dateTime=="06/01/18(Fri)00:33:27")

I remember hussie saying that he was happy he ruined anime cons, but I've never actually been to one. It's strange that they would go there over an western comic convention."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9899279 && dateTime=="06/01/18(Fri)05:17:00")

Homestuck is in this weird no-man's land where it logically should have more in common with western comics, but most people who got into it seems to have done so from anime and through the few things Homestuck has in common with that. I think it has to do with the fact that anime was/is still seen as kind of weird and niche, making Homestuck (which is excessively weird and niche) less of a threshold to get into."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9900471 && dateTime=="06/02/18(Sat)05:55:19")

"is it too late to get into this? not homestuck in general, i was into it since 2011";

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9900660 && dateTime=="06/02/18(Sat)13:30:06")

Depends on what you mean by "too late". Too late for twenty four people troll groups? Probably. Too late to hang out with your newfound friends in cosplay and make stupid jokes? Never."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9901081 && dateTime=="06/02/18(Sat)21:36:29")

I just did my first public Homestuck cosplay this year. It was pretty fun and the people were very friendly, although the size of the meet up made me pretty sad. You’ll still get pictures and stuff though."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9901283 && dateTime=="06/03/18(Sun)00:44:02")

additionally, comic cons have kind of evolved into ‘superhero comics and pop culture’ while anime cons are ‘everything else’"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9901371 && dateTime=="06/03/18(Sun)03:22:54")

about what size am i looking at?"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9901623 && dateTime=="06/03/18(Sun)12:10:13")

About 35 people at the largest photoshoot, so not bad but most of the cosplays weren’t very good and it seemed like everyone had come in a group of their friends so I didn’t really meet anyone there. Also, hardly any trolls. The late night drawmeet was friendlier, but only about ten people showed up and half of then left as soon as we actually got started."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9902056 && dateTime=="06/03/18(Sun)19:00:03")

Oh well. maybe I'll find something else I become obsessed with for several years. but by then I'll be old."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9904169 && dateTime=="06/05/18(Tue)13:32:52")

The bnfs of last year are mid 30s right now, so, old is of opinion i guess.

Colossal had a fairly sizeable turnout this weekend (Friday about 35, Saturday about 100), and while the draw meet was pretty quiet and small compared to previous years, i think the con having the waterpark open super late took a lot of attendance away from the usual crowd. That and the cowbuttcrunchies group not really coming around anymore, and they were a sizable chunk of nerds."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9905362 && dateTime=="06/06/18(Wed)13:56:22")

Agreed. Otakon 2 years ago was 104F and my mehron held up all afternoon. you can sweat through it so long as you dab at yourself gently and use waterproof eyeliner. I mean, you'll feel fucking gross, but I was able to stay outside for the shoot in that awful heat."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9905804 && dateTime=="06/06/18(Wed)22:51:33")

Uuuuuh mid 30s is too old to cosplay let alone cosplay Homestuck. It creeps me out to think people like that are wandering around the cosplay community."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9906042 && dateTime=="06/07/18(Thu)03:02:05")

gr8 b8 m8"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9906139 && dateTime=="06/07/18(Thu)06:46:17")

4chan is 18+"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9906172 && dateTime=="06/07/18(Thu)08:13:09")

>The bnfs of last year are mid 30s right now, so, old is of opinion i guess.
too old for all the crazy shit that homestuck cosplayers were infamous for. (or at least to old to enjoy it.)"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9906175 && dateTime=="06/07/18(Thu)08:18:37")

I definitely feel that there is sort of a weird range for what constitutes career oriented adults who appear to be manchildren trying to ride out being young as long as possible, but as long as it doesn't seem like they are trying to youthful about it (like cosplaying teenagers, indeed homestuck would be a terrible choice) it could work.
but I feel that even OLD people could not be terribly weird at a convention, especially in the future."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9907144 && dateTime=="06/08/18(Fri)03:22:11")


What exactly changes, if people look no different when theyre 25 from when theyre 30? People are still out there enjoying fandom, writings your fanfics and making tutorials. So why would it be an issue for someone 30+ to be cosplaying unless the person's personality was the actual issue? There are plenty of teenagers that make me super uncomfortable at meets because they're acting like idiots, the same goes for someone who's older. Creepers will be creepers- you're going to fucking comiccon, there's bound to be dozens of them.

If you're 30+ and out there looking cuter than the 18 year olds cosplaying homestuck characters, then fucking props dude. Who cares, have fun and look good doing it. Get nice photos while you're at it, since the teenagers don't have real jobs and thus, can't afford that shit?"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9907155 && dateTime=="06/08/18(Fri)03:30:45")

the cosplay BNFs mostly didn't do that shit anyway, the type of crazy that occured among them was famous-cosplayer-crazy (relationship drama, snootyness and judginess, etc) not the property destruction and general bad behavior the rest of the fandom was know for

ime the current con activities of adult Homestuck cosplayers include chilling out and drinking at barstucks, which is nice, and probably more enjoyable than the other stuff."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9907938 && dateTime=="06/08/18(Fri)19:27:48")

Lol ok, moon child

Be sure to stop cosplaying when that gem in your hand starts blinking."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9909760 && dateTime=="06/10/18(Sun)14:05:17")

it's amazing that you can tell exactly what age you are and how many angry voltron shipping posts you've made based on this sentence alone"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9912484 && dateTime=="06/13/18(Wed)03:05:57" && image=="_MG_9648.jpg")


if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9914952 && dateTime=="06/15/18(Fri)19:04:40")


alright, we get it, you made some cool armor. We don't want to see every picture though."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9914966 && dateTime=="06/15/18(Fri)19:24:45" && image=="colossalstuck 1.png")

"a small dump from instagram tags. 3 from colossalstuck, 3 from homestuckcosplay";

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9914967 && dateTime=="06/15/18(Fri)19:25:52" && image=="colossalstuck 2.png")

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9914971 && dateTime=="06/15/18(Fri)19:27:53" && image=="colossalstuck 3.png")

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9914972 && dateTime=="06/15/18(Fri)19:28:55" && image=="hsc 1.png")

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9914975 && dateTime=="06/15/18(Fri)19:29:58" && image=="hsc 2.png")

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9914979 && dateTime=="06/15/18(Fri)19:32:01" && image=="hsc 3.png")

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9916231 && dateTime=="06/17/18(Sun)12:10:11")

this would be excellent with a better wig (and a bit more spunky expression/body language)"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9916766 && dateTime=="06/18/18(Mon)00:06:43")

the wig would be fine if they made at least somewhat of an attempt to spike the back, since it's clearly designed to spike

+1 for posing and expression but it looks like a photoshoot, so hopefully there's better pictures from the same set?"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9917842 && dateTime=="06/19/18(Tue)04:52:05")

>tfw too old for wanton property destruction or generally bad behavior
>or underage drinking and con sex"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9920638 && dateTime=="06/22/18(Fri)06:49:46")

This aranea is super cute. I'm such a sucker for curly wigs, even if they don't match canon as nicely."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9922829 && dateTime=="06/25/18(Mon)05:42:52" && image=="fbf7c1bf-b2bb-4d60-b6c2-f03516c91e28.jpg")

"What's going on with this shoop";

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9923829 && dateTime=="06/26/18(Tue)02:53:27" && image=="8259377_45352_768900_n.png")


if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9925285 && dateTime=="06/27/18(Wed)23:31:21")

god this is so awkwardly framed, they couldn't have had the photographer back up another foot?"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9925295 && dateTime=="06/28/18(Thu)00:04:47")


Underrated comment"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9927748 && dateTime=="06/30/18(Sat)23:26:16")

"What were the cons like at it's prime? I've heard people involved talking about it like it was some otherworldly experience.";

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9930149 && dateTime=="07/03/18(Tue)12:51:15")

30 year olds are expected to be mature. For the same reason teenagers get bullshit leeway for acting like idiots, 20-29 year olds get room for clinging to youth."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9934722 && dateTime=="07/07/18(Sat)23:50:41")

400+ people at a photoshoot. Barstuck was hoppin. New friends every con, draw parties where there were more than a handful of artists. My first Katsu we filled the hallway, everyone spread their prints and stickers out in front of them and you walked by, chitchatted, and took home handfuls of work from artists you admired online. There was something for everyone- heartwarming stories, or juicy drama. I miss the good times, but i'm glad the irl drama is minimal now, even if it took the death of most area based communities to get rid of it."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9934735 && dateTime=="07/08/18(Sun)00:00:19")

Have fun having no interest in anything you cared about prior to turning 30. Might wanna give all the 30+ digimon and pokemon cosplayers a heads up that they aren't valid, by your logic.

There is no harm in older people cosplaying what they're interested in, at 30, 40, whatever. Older people founded your fandom spaces, get used to having them around, or fuck off to a fandom that gives a shit."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9934859 && dateTime=="07/08/18(Sun)01:46:34")

sounds like a good time.
I wonder if there will quite be anything like this again, or if it will come before I'm too old for this.
(to be honest, I think there is something like this it just probably isn't something I would like)"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9935301 && dateTime=="07/08/18(Sun)10:52:33" && image=="tumblr_pbidf1J1wM1rno58uo1_1280.jpg")

"No solo pic apparently";

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9935863 && dateTime=="07/08/18(Sun)19:45:39")

What the fuck is the huss wearing"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9939205 && dateTime=="07/11/18(Wed)01:02:44")

This must be the fifth time I've seen this with homestuck, acting like you got to give up having fun once you hit 25 or something when half the things you like come from the fact its more acceptable for adults to still be geeks.

Katsucon 2013 was the peak of homestuck for me, it was a small golden moment were everyone felt like they were doing things out of good will. People were passing around and trading artwork, valentines, and candy out of a wanting to share with other people who liked their fandom, the panel was interesting, and some guy was reading out sweet bro and hella jeff dressed as hussie at the draw meet. Then there was the meet ups between cons. Every state on the east coast had at least one group and a lot of events had at least 50 or so people, some coming from hours away. Multiple photographers would come, some would bring tables for food and drinks, one time there was even a portable gas stove. My biggest regrets was never getting to go to the really big nycstuck meetups like promstuck when people were even holding prom campaigns."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9939307 && dateTime=="07/11/18(Wed)02:49:05")

prom campaigns? isn't prom supposed to be a school thing? how could it be related to conventions/homestuck?"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9940061 && dateTime=="07/11/18(Wed)20:48:26")

The closest I got to interacting with any homestuck community was for a random meet in NYC in maybe 2014 or 2015. Got to the park and saw some peeps, but I got filled with anxiety and instead got ice cream and watched from afar.

Now I'm nostalgic because I finally got around to playing Hiveswap and regretting what could have been."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9940080 && dateTime=="07/11/18(Wed)21:26:36")

Balls/dances are really common at conventions...?

'Promstuck' was the chosen name for those kind of events based on a popular fic iirc. It was basically a formal event where everyone wore homestuck cosplay. NYC had a big one for two years and a 50stuck version."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9940222 && dateTime=="07/11/18(Wed)23:52:06")

clearly dances are common out of school, there are even 60 year old boomer dances i've heard of.
but they are never called prom.

man, that sounds even worse than just not being able to go."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9940920 && dateTime=="07/12/18(Thu)15:46:21" && image=="6a6fe20671fe35ce782a7acdf257092d--homestuck-trolls-homestuck-cosplay[1].jpg")

"Prom" is a common fandom concept with close ties to "high school" AUs. IIRC, one of the earliest popular pieces of fan media using the "Promstuck" name was a spinoff from Marchingstuck (a marching band + high school AU).
>was in high school marching band
>actually enjoyed marchingstuck

"Promstuck" also fit for many HS fan communities because the members tended to be young-adult- or high-school-aged, so prom would have been a familiar concept.
And of course, it gave people the outlet to get more mileage out of their cosplay wigs/makeup in different outfits."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9940943 && dateTime=="07/12/18(Thu)16:19:22")

how the fuck have I never heard of these strange AU's? Im guessing it was a tumblr thing, cause I never saw it mentioned on /hsg/ or the mspa forums.
tell me, did those degenerates try to imitate troll romance at their proms or something?"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9941100 && dateTime=="07/12/18(Thu)19:05:16")

There wasn't really all that much 'degenerate' behaviour desu? We had promstuck and homestuck homecoming in Toronto, and it was just us hanging out and listening to music together. Having formal wear, potluck dinner, and some dancing. The most promstuck related drama we ever had was the year some young kids tried to run it but then found out they needed an adult to sign the rental for the location and had to cancel. Or, i guess Fanworld- but promstuck went well, it was the drama leading up to it + the con organizers themselves that were the drama.

The AUs were mostly tumblr based, and there were comics drawn for it that were well done and entertaining. Not even cringe worthy or anything? Though i've not read them recently, i was still early 20s when i read them and not a fan of Highschool AUs, but they were well done."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9941118 && dateTime=="07/12/18(Thu)19:31:04")

Huh, I guess maybe the classic 'kids trying to get into abusive relationships on purpose' and 'cosplayer spits into bucket in public' were just some vocal minorities."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9941157 && dateTime=="07/12/18(Thu)20:20:38")

You always remember the 1 bad egg over the 10 good ones, anon. I've been in this fandom since before cascade, and even though i have loads of awful drama stories, i likely have way more good or funny ones. They just tend to not stick in peoples minds the same way as spit buckets and gray sharpies do."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9941176 && dateTime=="07/12/18(Thu)20:44:35")

I suppose only the terrible stories made their way through /hsg/ because none of those neckbeards actually went to the conventions in favor of shittalking everything."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9941185 && dateTime=="07/12/18(Thu)20:54:24")

You're likely right. Most of my heartwarming ones arent things i saw posted anywhere, but things i was there to experience and haven't really told many people about. There's a couple good viral ones (the blind terezi cosplayer, the cosplayer who fell down the stairs next to a homestuck shoot and instead of laughing and stairs jokes everyone ran to check if they were okay), but they never got as much traction online."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9941189 && dateTime=="07/12/18(Thu)20:59:06")

haven't heard of those.
>the cosplayer who fell down the stairs next to a homestuck shoot and instead of laughing and stairs jokes everyone ran to check if they were okay
that sounds... unlikely.
the only one I saw was sweet bro fallout down stairs on purpose and getting applause."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9941584 && dateTime=="07/13/18(Fri)12:39:14")

Nice strawman"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9941766 && dateTime=="07/13/18(Fri)17:22:00")

How the fuck is that a strawman? I'm a fellow hsg neckbeard that really only goes to video game conventions.
Yet for some reason HS seems to be at anime cons a lot?"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9941859 && dateTime=="07/13/18(Fri)20:22:08" && image=="terezi stairs 2013.png")


the other one comes up pretty easy if you google 'blind terezi cosplayer'."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9941964 && dateTime=="07/13/18(Fri)23:33:49")

It's hard to imagine a blind person being into comics. it is, as andrew hussie says, a visual comic. I suppose there is a lot of pesterlogs they could have read by a machine."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9942001 && dateTime=="07/14/18(Sat)00:46:42")

their friend is pictured with them a few times, so perhaps they read together? it's a little easier now that there are the 'lets read' videos, but those werent as much of a thing in 2013 and earlier."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9943103 && dateTime=="07/15/18(Sun)11:35:09")

I remember there was a person on the forums who said they were legally blind but had enough vision to distinguish between simple patches of colour, meaning they could see cartoons fairly well but not real people."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9943133 && dateTime=="07/15/18(Sun)12:22:38")

yeah, the terezi girl was also legally blind. there was a video at one point where she answered questions about it but it seems to have been taken down at some point, anyone have a backup?"

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9944414 && dateTime=="07/16/18(Mon)18:34:04")

For what it's worth the quadrant thing which is mainly a thing among teenagers seems more like a way to understand and legitimise relationships they have a hard time finding terminology for in popular culture, than "Oh yes I want someone to hate romantically". Not to say it can't be dysfunctional - these types of relationships often are - but rather that they always existed and kids are just finding new terminology to try and make sense of it. With that said, there is an unfortunate tendency towards crediting quadrants as functional for humans. Which they definitely aren't."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9944462 && dateTime=="07/16/18(Mon)19:54:51")

Some people definitely started bad relationships because they wanted to imitate their favorite characters."

if(Anonymous && title=="" && postNumber==9945661 && dateTime=="07/18/18(Wed)03:52:53")

that's a good costume and all, but what the fuck does a knight of blood DO?"