Halloween Chickens

Discussion in 'Primpin' Chickens' started by bluevalentine, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. bluevalentine

    bluevalentine Statler or Waldorf

    This year Halloween falls on a Friday, woo! Every previous Halloween I've been too slow at getting my act together and finding a costume. I'm patting myself on the back for ordering mine in August this time. It's a green dinosaur onesie, with a tail and everything. I hope it gets here soon! What are my chickens planning for their costumes?
     
  2. CoolWife

    CoolWife Chicken

    I have NO idea. We'll be in Austin partying it up on the street downtown - don't know if I should plan for Halloween or not.
     
  3. android

    android Founding Messiah Staff Member

    No idea. Am I at the age yet where I can get away with wearing the same costume every year, because I have a great outfit down and I'd really prefer to just rewear it!
    Also we're going to a show the night before on Thursday and I'm debating dressing up for that, too.

    Edit: no idea what we're doing, either. Previously one of R's friends threw this dope annual Halloween party, but they just moved so I don't know if it's still happening.
     
  4. bluevalentine

    bluevalentine Statler or Waldorf

    What's the outfit droid? If I had a great costume I would totally rewear it. I'm hoping the dinosaur costume will be my go-to every year.
     
  5. megatron

    megatron Wordsmith

    I have a few options.

    1. R2D2 - I have a toque, tank and will either buy silver leggings or wear black leggings and a silver sparkle skirt.

    2. Minion - we are potentially doing a group costume of minions for work (our finance manager has agreed to be Gru and is talking about getting a fake nose lol!)

    3. Maleficent - I'm ordering this one from Hot Topic, and as we all know, I love all things Maleficent.

    Now I don't know if I have enough events to wear these all to, but we'll see. Regardless, I will be wearing my R2D2 toque all winter.
     
  6. megatron

    megatron Wordsmith

    Damnit, I forgot I also ordered an Optimus Prime costume from Zulily. Decisions, decisions.
     
  7. bluevalentine

    bluevalentine Statler or Waldorf

    Damn mega, you are like the doomsday prepper of Halloween! All of those costumes sound amazing. The Gru/Minions plan is excellent!
     
  8. android

    android Founding Messiah Staff Member

    It's this Betsey Johnson sweater dress:

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    I've worn it for at least 3 Halloweens since I got it ~4 years ago, it's sexy but doesn't show too much and is a cozy sweater so I don't have to freeze!

    I usually pair it with a colorful wig and one year I did Dia de Los Muertos sugar skull face paint.
     
  9. yesmaster

    yesmaster North of the Boarder

    I have a very close friend who is crazy about Halloween and essentially dictates a group costume every year. Last year we were the Archie Gang (I was Betty) and all costumes were very detailed. This year I think we are going as Star Wars characters.
     
  10. redredrose

    redredrose Chicken

    Paging gimmeoatmeal. Come in, oats.
     
  11. lrrr

    lrrr Role Model Staff Member

    ...
    Shouldn't you be Megatron?
     
  12. Lucyinthesky

    Lucyinthesky Chicken

    We haven't gone to a Halloween party in years! A told me she wants to be Hermione and I'm hoping B will be Malfoy.
     
  13. megatron

    megatron Wordsmith

    I should, yes. But they didn't have one and the Prime costume looks awesome (that is not me lol)
     

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  14. bluevalentine

    bluevalentine Statler or Waldorf

    Droid, that's adorable!!
     
  15. megatron

    megatron Wordsmith

    Oh droid, love that, which reminds me - I also bought some radioactive skeleton legging and a tshirt from inknburn (it's athletic apparel), which I will wear running and to dance class when it arrives!

    ETA: and a pair of robot capris. FML. I'm addicted to shopping.
     
  16. whatchyagonnado

    whatchyagonnado Chicken

    Last year I went as an infected sick zombie coughing up blood ala the walking dead episode that premiered around that time. I try and do homemade costumes with little purchasing if possible. This year I was already thinking I need ideas since we just confirmed our group party is going down.
     
  17. shakespeer

    shakespeer Basic Pirate Lesbian Aesthete

    Last year, I was Hawaiian Punch - I had a grass skirt, lei, and boxing gloves. The year before that, I was a Freudian Slip - blush slip with "transference," "Oedipus complex," and similar words hand-written on it.

    ....I like puns.
     
  18. gimmeoatmeal

    gimmeoatmeal Chicken

    Ahoy! We are likely going to be The Flinestones - Fred, Wilma, and Pebbles. P sews our costumes every year, but we have a very busy fall, TTR (lawl). So, figured it would be a quick, easy, and cute family costume. Besides, Oats Jr. just *is* Pebbles Flinestone.

    I think this will be the first year we will actually get trick-or-treaters, since we will be duplex dwellers, in a very kid-centric, residential neighborhood. Super stoked about that. We'll probably take Lil P to a few houses and local businesses in the village/downtown near our new house. Otherwise, after the kid is asleep, we'll be doing our annual tradition of scary movies, hard cider, and jack-o-lantern pizza.
     
  19. Erie

    Erie Florida AF

    We usually go all out for Halloween but we will be getting back from our wedding just a week or so before it...sadly the wedding has really eclipsed Halloween planning for us. We used to do a bar crawl in DC every year but have grown out of it. Not sure what we will do this year!
     
  20. kthom

    kthom Cute Food <3 Staff Member

    No plans here. Patrick's coworker is having a Halloween party, but it's the weekend before Halloween and we are in Cabo then. I don't really dress up anyway though because I'm a lame-o. Last year I wore a t-shirt from target with a candy corn on it that says, "Give me some sugar" but yeah other than that I don't really dress up.
     
  21. allmaple

    allmaple Chicken

    I'll be at work, might do a subtle vampire with coloured contacts, pale foundation, and those tooth cap fangs. I wanted to do a fun makeup with the OCC Technopagan lip tar, but thought it might be a bit much to get away with at work.
     
  22. ashless987

    ashless987 Chicken

    I'll toss on my witch hat. Unless I find my cat ear headband. Either way, both are worn with a black dress and black tights. I'm so boring.
    I'm all Halloween-ed out. So many years of dressing up in full costume has done me in. Maybe once we have kids, I'll dress up again. But for the near future? It's a black dress with either a witch hat or cat ears.
     
  23. nym711

    nym711 THIS IS MY LIFE NOW

  24. Fitz

    Fitz Leslie Knope Monster

    Shake, I love pun costumes. I may steal. Several years ago I saw a girl dressed as a "one night stand" (she wore a box around her midsection decorated to look like a nightstand, with the number 1 on it) and drunk Fitz thought it was the funniest she'd ever seen.
     
  25. lrrr

    lrrr Role Model Staff Member

    Fixed it for you! :dog:
     

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