Saying goodbye via gaming fancy dress

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  • MikeP 28 Sep 2012 17:35:39 1,866 posts
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    My workplace has developed a bit of a tradition of doing a spot of fancy dress when long-serving employees leave. I don't know why.

    One of our gang has decided to go back to the USA after working with us for almost 5 years, and he's an avid gamer. Cosplay was the result.

    He's in the Super Mario costume. And yes, that really is someone who came as Super Monkey Ball, complete with ball.

    Edited by MikeP at 17:37:28 28-09-2012

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  • Carlo 28 Sep 2012 17:37:47 18,058 posts
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    ...long-serving employees

    ...working with us for almost 5 years

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  • MikeP 28 Sep 2012 17:39:41 1,866 posts
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    Carlo wrote:
    ...long-serving employees

    ...working with us for almost 5 years
    When our industry average is 12-18 months, I'd say that was long ;)

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  • bitch_tits_zero_nine 28 Sep 2012 17:40:38 6,654 posts
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    cool as fuck
  • Carlo 28 Sep 2012 17:41:30 18,058 posts
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    MikeP wrote:
    Carlo wrote:
    ...long-serving employees

    ...working with us for almost 5 years
    When our industry average is 12-18 months, I'd say that was long ;)
    You should get him a gold pocket watch then ;)

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  • Benno 28 Sep 2012 17:45:12 9,898 posts
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    Ha thats great. Love the guy rocking the Lara Croft outfit in the middle.
  • pinebear 28 Sep 2012 17:46:19 8,565 posts
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    Octodad?

  • MikeP 28 Sep 2012 17:48:01 1,866 posts
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    pinebear wrote:
    Octodad?
    Yep and he got retweeted by the guys behind Octodad, which he was pleased/amused by. He also won for best costume.

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  • mrpon 28 Sep 2012 18:10:34 28,911 posts
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    Get monkey ball man front and centre!!

    Give yourself 5 or gig, you're worth it.

  • the_dudefather 28 Sep 2012 18:27:10 9,288 posts
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    Like the Lemmings

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  • Load_2.0 28 Sep 2012 19:15:19 19,268 posts
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    Bloody hell that is commitment, most places you are lucky if you can get more than half the team down to the local.
  • neilka 28 Sep 2012 19:33:29 15,914 posts
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    All of the Lara Crofts: would

    A map is like comparing velocity and speed.

  • Dougs 28 Sep 2012 19:44:44 67,696 posts
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    Nice bike Mike. :)
  • caligari 28 Sep 2012 19:53:28 17,057 posts
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    Hah, that's great.

    The guy on the floor - is he supposed to be from Operation Wolf?

    I'm loving the lampshade that has been painted to look like Pac-Man, and the lone 'Sonic'.
  • monkehhh 28 Sep 2012 19:57:42 3,313 posts
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    @Load_2.0 True! "Oh, he's been here 35 years, but I can't be bothered leaving the car at home"! Fuckers!
  • Fake_Blood 28 Sep 2012 20:02:19 4,209 posts
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    Donkey Kong guy has a little princess daisy doll on his shoulder.
    Eye for detail - check.
  • jonsaan 28 Sep 2012 20:04:41 25,352 posts
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    The sims guy is fabulous too.

    FCUTA!

  • ZuluHero 28 Sep 2012 20:10:26 4,146 posts
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    neilka wrote:
    All of the Lara Crofts: would
    ALL? ;)
  • BillMurray 28 Sep 2012 20:11:19 7,739 posts
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    Very impressive.

    Gameboy girl is seriously cute.
  • neilka 28 Sep 2012 20:13:27 15,914 posts
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    ZuluHero wrote:
    neilka wrote:
    All of the Lara Crofts: would
    ALL? ;)
    All.

    A map is like comparing velocity and speed.

  • MikeP 28 Sep 2012 20:14:21 1,866 posts
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    I'm really impressed with the character identification going on. The guy on the floor is indeed a grunt from Operation Wolf.

    I'm pretty sure there'll be a load of shots going up on Flickr at some point.

    Edited by MikeP at 20:15:18 28-09-2012

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  • monkehhh 28 Sep 2012 20:15:13 3,313 posts
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    Can I have his job? :)
  • MikeP 28 Sep 2012 20:16:43 1,866 posts
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    @Dougs Cheeky sod, that's not me!

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  • mrpon 28 Sep 2012 20:17:33 28,911 posts
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    I'd like to pop Bobs bubble.

    Give yourself 5 or gig, you're worth it.

  • Dougs 28 Sep 2012 20:18:40 67,696 posts
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    MikeP wrote:
    @Dougs Cheeky sod, that's not me!
    I know. :D
  • neilka 28 Sep 2012 20:32:28 15,914 posts
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    What's worrying is that the Monkey Ball wasn't there when they took the photo.

    A map is like comparing velocity and speed.

  • Fake_Blood 28 Sep 2012 20:39:08 4,209 posts
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    It's lens flare.
  • Syrette 28 Sep 2012 20:46:06 43,454 posts
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    What industry are you in?

  • MikeP 28 Sep 2012 20:47:12 1,866 posts
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    Super Monkey Brad http://instagram.com/p/QHqgsOMmhR/

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  • MikeP 28 Sep 2012 20:52:12 1,866 posts
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    @Syrette Digital design & marketing, so all manner of website and other online stuff.

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