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I Am Getting Besieged On Twitter

gailsimone:

ealperin:

gailsimone:

About cosplayers. YIKES!

I think you meant to say “Shhh! I’m, secretly, playing mind-boggle with cosplayers/twitter-folks…”, Gail. ;)

HA!


No, it was weird, just a FLOOD of people blaming cosplayers for bad traffic at conventions, saying they were ‘dangerous,’ which is pure nonsense.

Anyway, I was surprised by the scapegoating of cosplayers. Surprised and annoyed!

A sad as it is I think us cosplayer are pretty used to being scapegoated.

  1. beachgnome reblogged this from gailsimone
  2. chrisdwoo reblogged this from gailsimone and added:
    The only time I think you could have been justified with blaming cosplayers over traffic issues was on Thursday (when it...
  3. highpriestofmagmakraken reblogged this from gailsimone and added:
    I’ve worked security at a few cons and I gotta say, there’s only 2 types of cosplayers that cause flow issues. 1. People...
  4. infernalnasuspup reblogged this from gailsimone and added:
    I need that metaphor here.
  5. gailsimone reblogged this from geekeryandhockey and added:
    I DO NOT LIKE. Blaming cosplayers for a tremendously crowded space is like blaming a golfing astronaut for the craters...
  6. bellfry reblogged this from texasuberalles
  7. texasuberalles reblogged this from gailsimone and added:
    It’s not the cosplayers who cause crowd flow problems at conventions, it’s the inconsiderate jerkwads who demand to take...
  8. ealperin reblogged this from gambitgrl and added:
    ^EXACTLY.^ Half of my awe-filled day, was looking at how creative everyone’s cosplays ARE! :)
  9. gambitgrl reblogged this from ealperin and added:
    Cosplayers are the reason I go to cons, well second to meeting artists. Without cosplayers cons would loose some of...
  10. teambeartrap reblogged this from gailsimone and added:
    I’d personally would like to blame people for being the number one problem at this years con. Without people, there...
  11. soircitte said: Oh god now people have to justify themselves even when they’re having fun? Seriously, now cosplayers?
  12. randomshelly reblogged this from gailsimone and added:
    If anyone’s to blame for the crowds, other than the people who run the cons and sell too many tickets and screw up crowd...
  13. neener-nina reblogged this from gailsimone and added:
    Yaya Han did a panel a couple days ago during Armageddon Expo in Melbourne, telling us about how cosplay is different in...
  14. kurahicosplay reblogged this from gailsimone and added:
    ) :
  15. hamburgerjack reblogged this from gailsimone
  16. geekeryandhockey reblogged this from gailsimone and added:
    A sad as it is I think us cosplayer are pretty used to being scapegoated.
  17. o-myarceus reblogged this from gailsimone
  18. stupidoldishlikelettersandsodas reblogged this from gailsimone and added:
    This is just silly and obnoxious. Actually the cosplayers are the ones who DON’T annoy me about the traffic. Because...
  19. kickair8p said: I’m not on twitter — you okay over there?
  20. iskios said: I was one of those people who though cosplayers were crazy losers, until I actually met some at a show in Columbus. LOL Not only did they look awesome, but they were so much fun, so open to laughing and being themselves, I just liked them immediately
  21. infernalnasuspup said: ?
  22. citicenx said: Besieged in a GOOD way…?