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so this is sebastian stan’s schedule for the philly comic con courtesy of my friend picking up autographs for me there tomorrow and i’m just so glad someone emphasized how important it is to be on your best behavior because 1.) he’s never done this before. 2.) this is a ridiculous amount of effort to partake in over the course of just two days with likely multiple people who will unfortunately not take into account the rules of personal space. 3.) even if this was his 100+ con he’s attended he still deserves respect as a person.
con going is exhausting in itself and i can’t imagine dealing with this schedule over the course of two days so just please please be respectful yeah .c. very important
it pisses me off when people with good cosplays belittle other cosplayers bc their cosplay isnt as good as theirs
((THIS IS NOT IN REFERENCE TO THE WHATEVACHILD INCIDENT OF 2K13 PLEASE GO AWAY IF YOU MENTION THAT))
like one time i did a closet cosplay sam winchester that i wasnt even serious about i just did it so that i could do it and then this group of spn cosplayers come up and start talking to someone who was in our group that day bc she had a gr8 cas cosplay and i tried being polite to them, which is how i usually am around people i havent met before and they were kind of rude to me and it made me feel really sucky despite the fact that it shouldnt have been taken to the heart about a cosplay in general
so if youre cosplaying someone really well and theres someone with the same cosplay that doesnt have as good of a costume as you do, or w/e, be nice. its common knowledge that if you dont have anything nice to say, dont say anything at all, especially at cons.
if someone belittles you for not cosplaying as well as they do, dont let it get you down bc theyre rude and insensitive and remember that cosplay is for fun.
say it with me
THIS ISNT MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
THIS IS COSPLAY AND ITS SUPPOSED TO BE FUN AND IF YOU RUIN THE FUN FOR OTHER PEOPLE THEN YOURE A BIG POOP HEAD AND I HOPE YOU UNDERSTAND THAT RUINING OTHER PEOPLES FUN ISNT A NICE THING TO DO
if you get upset bc of said elitist rude butt faces, just imagine someone poured obnoxious pink rite dye all over their nice cosplays or pooped on it or something thats what makes me feel better
This is more related to con courtesy, rather than a weeaboo horror story. While I lived overseas for a year in Taiwan I was given the opportunity to join the Anime/Comics/Games(ACG) Club at my highschool. There were most definitely weeaboo’s there, so don’t think that asians can’t be weeaboo’s too. One of the club leader’s decided it would be beneficial to explain what basic Anime Con courtesy was to our group. Two main points she emphasized were: -Don’t touch cosplayers without their permission -Don’t ever take pictures of cosplayers without their permission(even if you just see them on the street! It’s never polite to do that)
I always hoped that some of the people in the group took something away from that meeting, but I was never able to attend a major con with them so I can never know for sure. I’m just glad that the weeaboos we had were pretty lax compared to some of the horror stories on here.
Note: That trip was really good for me, because my original choice as an exchange student was Japan. I’m so glad there were no more spots open for Japan and that I had to compromise with Taiwan(I say compromise because at the time it was a bit of a let down), because it was honestly the best decision of my life. It switched my focus away from anime and learning Japanese and moved me towards Chinese(a much more useful language considering my current job aspirations). I’m not saying learning Japanese or going to Japan is bad, but it’s important to evaluate why you’re doing so.