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30 July 2006 @ 06:59 pm
Convocation?  
OK, I need everyone's help with something.

So, yesterday I bought a new black shirt for Convocation, since, you know, the dark purple corset is getting old. Today I was thinking, why are we so... blah? I mean, just black? It's very ambiguous (firsties in black paint) and sort of really boring compared to the rest of campus (no offense to whoever thought it up). So, does anyone have a suggestion for how to spice it up a bit? And not "wear bras," because a) half the campus does bras, b) not everyone in the house wears bras, and c) not everyone will have a black bra (if, you know, we stick to the black thing). I just kind of want suggestions of Convocation things for us to wear that I can bring up with the house. Of course, there will be a vote, and if just "black" wins, we'll keep it, I have no problem with it, I just feel like people in the house want something less "boring," you know? But maybe they don't and I just made it all up.

Anyways, thanks in advance if you have anything to contribute!

(Oh, and new students, no worries, I'll tell you all about Convocation as soon as someone gets me your addresses or e-mails so I can welcome you properly to the house. So, it's okay if you're really confused by this post, I'll be able to clarify sometime in August.)
 
 
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oh, honestly.: j-mrazenchantee on July 30th, 2006 11:07 pm (UTC)
We could be ninja; ninja wear black.
Steph: Cinderella shoesshadowflute on July 30th, 2006 11:08 pm (UTC)
Mmm, but we can't cover our heads - hats are for seniors only.
oh, honestly.: everyone and their mom uses this pictureenchantee on July 30th, 2006 11:14 pm (UTC)
Ohhh, haha, that's unfortunate. Well, I'm going to be a first year; I'm sure something will come up.
Steph: crayon peopleshadowflute on July 30th, 2006 11:29 pm (UTC)
I should say, that is a cool idea (well, except it can get really hot in JMG that night), but I had a friend (guingel) dress as a pirate last year, and I think, like, half of the seniors yelled at her on the spot because she had a pirate's hat on. Not a mistake that needs to be repeated.
oh, honestly.: hey you can comeenchantee on July 30th, 2006 11:34 pm (UTC)
Oh, sad! Well, live & learn, I guess.
Laura: george snoutguingel on July 31st, 2006 02:10 am (UTC)
it was sad! luckily I still was working the eyepatch and hook.
Laura: crazy stealth potatoguingel on July 31st, 2006 02:11 am (UTC)
i say we wear our underpants outside our pants.

of course, it's easy for me to make suggestions, i won't be there!
greenwichgodess on July 31st, 2006 02:26 am (UTC)
i did that last year with black spandex. kind of superhero look - it might be in with superman this summer.