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>> No.9826374
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9826374

Ignore bait, post cgl feels!

>> No.9826386

>anon mentions her crush on yuzuru
>look up figure skating
>stumble on this
>tfw no ice skating bf that tosses you around
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bNOnXTe4Ok

>> No.9826393

>lonely as hell at university
>check university tags on instagram
>find another cosplayer in the tags
>YESYESYES
>realize it’s an old post
>look at her other posts
>she decided to take a semester off university for mental health reasons
>her one semester off has turned into a year with no signs she’ll be returning

I got my hopes up for nothing like an idiot.

>> No.9826402

>>9826393
Why not reach out to her anyways?

>> No.9826408

>>9826402
It just feels pointless. I already have plenty of friends to talk to online, but absolutely no one I can hang out with in person at university. If I reach out to her I’ll have another person to talk which is nice and all, but it does nothing to change the fact that I’m still going to be alone.

>> No.9826409

>>9826408
Does she live near you? I know this is getting a bit stalkerish but you could click with her and it blossom into an in person friendship.

>> No.9826418
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9826418

>friend ordering a costume
>has a poofy skirt or should be
>friend worried it won't be poofy enough
>talk about petticoats and try to explain the concept
>mfw we're both straight men
Where to find lolita/cosplay mentor

>> No.9826419

>>9826408
Maybe the reason she took time off uni is because she also feels alone there. Who knows, maybe your contact will encourage her to re-enroll.

>> No.9826432

>Jet lagged from trip to japan

>StaY UP untill seven in the morning

>Wake up in the afternoon

>Feel like absolute crap


>REalise i have to write and essay aswell

>> No.9826435
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9826435

There's this girl and she's head over heels for me, buys me things all the times, invites me out all the time. She's basically putting all the work in to the relationship even though I've said I don't want a girlfriend. She said that's okay and I can have sex with her whenever I want to. I find her physically attractive but not at the same time. We got very drunk together and she asked me why if I find her attractive, I'm not doing anything? I said because I like anime girls more. She didn't understand it at all and now she's upset at me.

I'm fairly sure I'm fundamentally broken as a human being. I can't watch porn because it doesn't do much for me anyway and I exclusively use hentai or doujinshi. I honestly just don't find her or women in general sexually desirable. I find them cute to look at and want to do cute things to them and with them, but not sexual. I don't know what to do. What have I done to myself?

>> No.9826437

>>9826409
Yeah I’m already feeling like a stalker with how much I know about her. She lives a little over an hour drive from me. I just want someone here that I can hang with any day of the week. If we did become friends, I’d only be able to see her on the weekends and it would be over 2 hours round trip. I also can’t afford to do that anyway because I’m looking for a new job right now

>>9826419
I wish it were that simple. Her post about leaving said she was feeling overwhelmed with the course load for her major

>> No.9826438

The matching couples thread is giving me feels. Sudden surge of wanting a cute lolita GF to show me how to be so elegant and dress up with.

>TFW athletic, well (normie) dressed, gainfully employed in long term career, fun loving extrovert
> But still no GF
> Because everyone thinks you're gay

>> No.9826441

>>9826435
Maybe you're just asexual?

>> No.9826442

>>9826441
I've had long term girlfriends before and loved them. I still have sexual thoughts just no desire to pursue them with real people.

>> No.9826443

>>9826418
>guy
>looking for cosplay mentor
get in line lmao, there are hundreds of guys who say they want to cosplay but want a girl or girlfriend to teach them to do makeup and sew

>> No.9826448

>>9826438
Why does everyone think you're gay? Just because you're single or some other reason?
Anyway, I get the point you're trying to make but imo if you know how to dress yourself in normie clothes, you'll figure out how to dress yourself in alternative clothes, and expressing yourself in a style that you love can be very attractive.
Which style appeals to you? Have you seen the ouji/boystyle thread?

>> No.9826449

>>9826442
Asexual and aromantic are different things, you can be Ace and still desire romantic relationships. You can be Ace and still have sexual thoughts but not have sexual thoughts about other people. It's a spectrum.

It could be something worth looking into on forums etc to see if how Ace people describe their experiences rings true for you or if there's something else going on.

>> No.9826453

>>9826435
Sounds like the anime/manga This Art Club Has a Problem.

Either lay off the doujinshi/hentai for a while (or don't fap in general) or get therapy.

>> No.9826456

>>9826449
It's a strange way to be. I can be turned on by girls but my thoughts immediately drift off to different characters. It's difficult to explain which is why I think the girl is so confused and upset that I won't give her sexual attention. I want to give her sexual attention but as soon as I realise what I'm about to do I remember that this is another human and stop. It feels morally wrong for some reason. This has never happened before.

>>9826453
I'm not necessarily unhappy with how I am or want to change. This is the first time it's ever really had an impact on how I relate to other people and I want to find someone who may be able to explain it better than I can.

>> No.9826457

>>9826443
Yeah, girls are usually better at makeup and sewing, so that sounds fairly logical.

>> No.9826459

>>9826418
Your mentor is google. If you have specific questions after that you have plenty of threads to ask them on
>>9826435
Yeah you sound like you might be ace. Like >>9826449 says, I'm personally asexual and while I'm not interested in having sex with anyone, I do have romantic feelings and desires, and while I get the occasional stir in my loins it doesn't make me want real sex. It can be a confusing thing to explore! But I feel like it's worth it to know nothing is wrong with you and it's just how you are.
>>9826438
That sucks, but it's not that difficult to let people know you're into girls. Like, much easier than coming out as gay. Actually, just saying "hey, you do know I'm not gay right?" is a very viable option.

>> No.9826461

>>9826418
Although, if you want concrete advice I can drop my discord contact, I like helping out

>> No.9826465

>>9826457
no, I'm saying learn it yourself
there's nothing keeping you from knowing it and there are hundreds of helpless idiots who want some perfect cosplay gf to come out of nowhere and help them out
it's not gonna happen

>> No.9826466

Im not sure how to describe this as a feel but lolita has improved my sense of taste and quality in clothes
>be lolita
>try to shop for lingerie
>disgusted by all the cheap fabrics and horrible lace
>anything good costs as much as brand
>is this a curse or a blessing im not sure

>> No.9826468

>>9826448
I have the same issue. People think that if a guy's single for longer than 6 months as an adult and is moderately in shape and moderately well dressed he must either be gay and hiding it or be defective.
I've had lots of very awkward situations where my family has tried to "out" me and I usually don't have the heart to tell them it's because I'm ugly and women don't like me

>> No.9826473

>>9826448
Men’s fashion is cookie cutter easy. Sports jackets, button up shirts, tie tied in one of three different ways, slacks, slim dark wash jeans, sweaters with wooden buttons. Mix and match colors. Alt fashion has a creativity aspect to it that I find really appealing but haven’t figured out how to break into, and finding/creating clothes for J-fashion involves a brand new ballgame of sourcing from online retailers instead of walking into a store and buying things you like. I’m not saying I can’t do it myself, I could, obviously there’s a draw if I’m on cgl in the first place… I was just getting that pang that it would be really nice to have a hobby bond with someone else, and the couples lolita/ouji thread was really cute.

The gay thing is apparently because I’m effeminate. Athletic up above means figure skating in which I’m the only man in my club who isn’t a coach. I’ve also been told I have, and I quote, “hella gay voice”.

>>9826459
Definitely not saying that it’s as bad as coming out of the closet, didn’t mean to imply it.

I do tell people eventually, but I don’t want to start every conversation with every cute girl with “Hey I’m not Gay just FYI”. That’s just thirsty as fuck. And then by the time it comes up in conversation we’re already friends, or she’s not single anymore, or whatever. It’s not a huge deal it’s just a feel.

>> No.9826474

>>9826466
A common struggle, many lolitas experience this. This is one of the reasons I've stopped shopping in normie shops altogether, the quality of everything is atrocious.

>> No.9826482

>>9826473
Well I don't know what you look like but you sound cute. Whether you decide to look into Jfash yourself or not, I hope you find your cutie gf to share this passion with.

>> No.9826483

>>9826459
>not as bad as coming out as gay
I wish tumblr fags like you would stop making everything into some "us vs cishets" shit

>> No.9826487
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9826487

I'm pretty down atm
>study computer science to make mad amounts of money to buy all the burando
>get hired easily after finishing college
>job is incredibly difficult, much harder than anything encountered at college
>luckily it's a big company so people don't notice i'm basically doing nothing all day at work
I don't think i can keep this up...

>> No.9826493

>>9826487
Ask your co-workers if you can watch what they do.

>> No.9826494

>>9826438
There are girls for you out there, trust me anon

>> No.9826495

>>9826438
There are girls for you out there, trust me anon

>> No.9826500

>>9826494
>>9826482
Thank you! It's heartening to hear it, even on an anonymous image board.

>> No.9826502

>>9826487
Gender quotas were a mistake

>> No.9826506

>>9826487
>girl in computer science
>no problems finding a job because of gender quotas
>other people have to do her work
>she is immune to criticism because all she has to do is cry sexism
>gets raises and promotions with everyone else because she'll cry sexism if she doesn't
I hate people like you at my job

>> No.9826512

>>9826487
baito

>> No.9826515

>>9826500
That's what anons are for

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>>9826512
Yeah, it HAS to be bait, women working in IT is IMPOSSIBLE.

>> No.9826519

>>9826512
There's at least a couple of computer gulls in the feel threads. The only thing weird about it is people getting offended by it.

>> No.9826520

>>9826473
Oh, I didn't mean that in an oppression olympics kind of way, it's just that I was thinking coming out as gay is kind of made up to be this big reveal that you have to prepare while you can just drop that you're straight in normal conversation. idk I'm tired so I can't words right

>> No.9826526

>>9826520
Yeah if you just out of nowhere said to someone "Wew yeah I'm straight you know?" they'd probably think you were just in denial. I've been mistaken for a homo quite a while now, and the reality is people walk on eggshells around you and are terrified to bring anything related to the matter up in a conversation.

>> No.9826534

>>9826506
When was anything like this included in OPs post? Assumptions, anon.

>> No.9826536

I've been feeling pretty uninspired by my wardrobe lately. I have 75+ main pieces, and I like them all individually, but when I go to coord them, I'm at a loss. Maybe it's my mood (I want to make a bunch of pastel vomit coords for spring, bUT most of my stuff is darker) or maybe I need more blouses/shoes/accessories, I don't know. I see girls on instagram wearing amazingly creative coords and I feel very cookie cutter in comparison. I want to make interesting coordinates, but I don't seem to have any good ideas. Have other gulls had this problem? What have you done to fix it?
I'm not looking to sell my dresses, just for ways to be more inspired by what I have.

>> No.9826537

>>9826519
Yeah, I don't understand why anons get so offended by anything related to girls doing something professional with computers; maybe it's because the guys who lurk threads like this that happen to be in computer science are also the same guys who have never worn jfash or a proper cosplay and come here just for the girls/to troll?

>> No.9826539

>>9826537
/r9k/ was a mistake. Cue the gulls are making fun of us post there.

>> No.9826540

>>9826483
They weren't?

>> No.9826541
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>>9826534
If they were MtF they would be doing great in CS, since they would have the /g/ approved programming socks.

>> No.9826543

>>9826539
Wouldn't doubt it.

>> No.9826544

>>9826540
>they weren't
>it's way easier than being gay
?

>> No.9826545

>>9826541
>>>/b/
>>>/g/

>> No.9826546

>>9826520
Yeah, it’s less of a big deal because I don’t have to worry about the other person taking it poorly or anything so I can just say it. But >>9826526 is right that it gets disbelief a lot of the time. “What, no, REALLY? Are you SURE? ....You're kidding, right?”

>> No.9826547

>>9826537
>anyone who gets mad at an anon in their line of work who says they make other people pick up the slack for them is a robot
lot of assumptions there anon

>> No.9826548

>>9826544
Anon was making a valid comparison, it was on-topic, it wasn't like outta nowhere they just proclaimed "Hey, I'm gay my life is so hard!" They simply stated that the reverse of OP's situation is more difficult in their opinion, so to get the confidence to take care of OP's objectively easier situation.

Now tell me, what was your score in reading comprehension again, anon?

>> No.9826549

>>9826517
They're saying the bait is a story about a woman being so incompetent and nobody around her doing anything about it because of reverse sexism, not that women don't work in tech fields

Idk it could go either way. Either she is feeling imposter syndrome (look it up) or it's a male mad that women get special treatment so he's making up stories about how useless they are

>> No.9826551

>>9826547
>maybe
A guess, not an assumption.

>> No.9826552

>>9826548
stop making shit into a "I have it harder your complaints aren't valid"
it's fucking stupid and I hate tumblrshit like you that pull that UwU it's so hard being gay card every time someone has a complaint. It's stupid oppression olympics bs

>> No.9826553

>>9826549
>it's a male mad that women get special treatment so he's making up stories about how useless they are
It's definitely this. See: >>9826547

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>>9826545
Actually anon it's /fa/g/ but I'll let it slide. Programming socks can be jfash too you know...

>> No.9826555

>>9826466
It's both, you'll probably be able to pick out what stuff will last and what won't. The downside is going to be finding anything worthwhile anywhere in stores that are used to people paying high prices for cheap garbage.

>> No.9826557

>>9826552
But nobody said that, anon. Do you need help loosening the knot in your panties?

OP meant the comment as a pick-me-up. You're the only one getting heated.

>> No.9826558

>>9826549
>>9826553
>mad that women get special treatment
I don't understand, why is this considered a negative for anybody to do?

>> No.9826560

>>9826558
Because you're delusional. You're project what you heard from Sandman onto an entirely different person in an entirely different situation. Go your own way out of here.

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>>9826554
>/fa/g/
Y-your sense of humor, I think I'm falling for you anon.

>> No.9826562

>>9826561
>this is all it takes
You're pretty easy huh?

>> No.9826563

>>9826560
I'm not the person you were quoting, simmer down honey.

>> No.9826564

>>9826560
who the fuck is sandman?
and it's a pretty valid complaint especially around here where men and male cosplay are trashed and pretty well underappreciated

>> No.9826567
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>>9826562
Only for you.

>> No.9826568

>>9826567
Not into guys, sorry sweetie.

>> No.9826569

>>9826564
It's a meritocracy. If you did something worthwhile you would be lauded but instead you're shitting up a feels thread about how underappreciated you are.

>> No.9826570

>>9826560
Is it just me or does this post make no sense at all?

I literally can't make any grammatical sense out of this.

>> No.9826572

>>9826570
I forget to ing something.

>> No.9826573

I was chasing being "cosplay famous" for a while, but after not being able to go to a con for the last year or so, I'm just excited to be able to go to a con again, see my friends, be a drunk weeb and have fun. I feel stupid for wanting something so petty, but glad I can just focus whatever cosplays I want now instead of having FOMO on whatever flavor of the month cosplay there is.

>> No.9826574

>>9826570
It's not just you. The person who made it is clearly hysterical, i.e. a woman

>> No.9826578

Man I just really love lolita

>> No.9826579
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>>9826568
>heart thump at being called "sweetie" even while being rejected
I'm a girl, I can even p-prove it for you...

>> No.9826580

Man I just really love jfash

>> No.9826581

>>9826574
Ah the good ole days when we could just lobotomize women for being "hysterical" amirite?

>> No.9826582

>>9826578
same
>>9826573
I'm glad you decided to start cosplaying for yourself, anon! I used to do the same with Lolita kinda, and it's a good feeling to escape.

Really all it is is either an approval thing or a money thing, neither being that healthy.

>> No.9826583

>>9826579
Not interested unless you're a biological girl

>> No.9826585

Man I just really love cosplay

>> No.9826587

>>9826569
If you really think that you must be delusional

>> No.9826588

Man I just really love gaymen

>> No.9826589

>>9826588
Man I just really love misogyny

>> No.9826590

>>9826578
>>9826580
>>9826585
What's next, "Man I just really love larp"?

>> No.9826592

Man I just really love girugamesh

>> No.9826593

Man I just really love escorts

>> No.9826594

>>9826587
Explain analytically.

>> No.9826595

>>9826588
>>9826589
>>9826592
>>9826593
Guess I was wrong

>> No.9826597

Man I just really love larp

>> No.9826598

Man I just really love anime

>> No.9826600

>>9826583
And if I am?

(Spoiler, I am.)

>> No.9826601

Man I just really love /cgl/

>> No.9826604

Man I just really love Momokun

>> No.9826605

>>9826578
Man, I just love cosplay

>> No.9826608
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>tfw favourite post in the feels thread has become a shitpost

>>9826578
I'm sorry, anon. You didn't deserve this.

>> No.9826611

>>9826600
Do we now like...e-date?

>> No.9826614

>>9826594
I don't know what you mean by that but if you look around here male cosplayers are definitely underappreciated. they are held to a much higher standard than female cosplayers.The only male cosplays around here that get a decent amount of attention or praise are either muscle shirtless cosplays or large armor suits. The more beginner and intermediate level cosplayers are completely left in the dust.

I even started posting with a more feminine way because I wouldn't' get any meaningful help or concrit or advice unless I post pics of things on female mannequins/heads, and post in a more omg omg omg way. Even the sister community here has a male hate thread and bans anyone who's male in the hobby.

face it anon, cgl girls are sexist as hell and have some weird messed up in the head shit about men.

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>mfw I’m having wild fantasies about an anon-kun I flirted with in the feels thread
>mfw the feels thread giving me feels
>mfw obsessed with nameless text

>> No.9826616

>>9826608
I hope it doesn't discourage lolita love anon next time.

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>>9826615
>you on the left

>> No.9826619

>>9826615
Oh FUCK. I went to the bathroom and didn’t want to leave anon-kun unanswered and didn’t see that this was uncropped from the thumbnail on my phone.

I should’ve been aborted

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>>9826600
>>9826583
>>9826579
>>9826568
>>9826567
>>9826562
>>9826561
>>9826554
>>9826545
>>9826541
>>9826534
>>9826506
>>9826615
please go out and confirm the meme that /cgl/ is just a place to pick up desperate womyn

>> No.9826622

>>9826614
I asked you to explain analytically but you're so hurt in your fee fees that you don't even know what that means. Then proceeded to explain how /cgl/ is out to get you for having a penis. You called me delusional but you're just hysterical.

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>>9826620
DO IT

>> No.9826627

>>9826617
<3 bless you anon, I love posts like these

>> No.9826628

>>9826435
never change 4chan

>> No.9826629

>>9826623
MAKE
THE MEMES
COME TRUE
and then post the screencap on /r9k/ blease

>> No.9826630

>>9826506
fucking crossboarders.

>> No.9826631

>>9826630
haha reeeee am I right gulls?

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>mfw anon-chan reciprocates my playful flirting
>mfw getting all flustered

>> No.9826633

>>9826614
I feel as if most of the male hate is relegated to /cgl/, not the hobby in general. This is probably largely due to the robots who get fed here all day long.

I can’t say I’ve personally noticed beginner/intermediate female cosplayers getting more attention than male cosplayers of equal skill, EXCLUDING when skimpiness is involved. A guy and girl in equal-quality costumes not showing skin will likely get similar reception. When skin IS being shown, yea, the female cosplayer will definitely get more compliments, picture requests, likes, etc. Unfortunately, sex appeal dominates craftsmanship skill in that regard.

>> No.9826634

>>9826620
>>9826623
>tfw you're so thirsty you ship anonymous posters on a tibetian rugweaving website

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>>9826634
i just really enjoy when two people get shipped, no thirst here

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>>9826620
It's two trolls trolling each other anon.
Actual anon here, I ain't gonna touch nothing from this thread with a 10 foot pole.

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>> No.9826643

>>9826632
Not gonna lie anon-kun, I’m flustered too ////

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>>9826634
m8 I've walked through the desert and it was NOTHING compared to this
I'm reaching beta levels never even dreamed of before

>>9826637
y tho
desu I ended up getting a qt's skype at some point, from /adv/ of all people; had a few chats, even voice called (she was horribly qt) and...well that was more or less it
but still!!!

>>9826641
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

>> No.9826645

>>9826637
It actually makes me a little sad you think I’m trolling him

It also makes me sad how serious I am about this

It makes me happy people ship it, but only indirectly because I feel like it will make anon-kun like me more

>> No.9826648

Man I just really love shipping

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>>9826645
>trolling him
You mean me, I haven't been responding to you anon.
You got duped on kid.

>> No.9826650

>>9826637
W-wait

I’ve been deceived?

>> No.9826652

>>9826649
NOOOOOOOO

I just now saw the (You)s. Why would you do this to me anon-kun!

>> No.9826654

>>9826650
>>9826652

Don't let these trolls rain on our parade anonette. I'm still here.

>> No.9826655

I have a feel. Today I went on the feels thread. I flirted with a cute anon. It turns out it was multiple anons and I was shitted on. I’m now on my way to the nearest bridge.

Farewell, gulls. Bury me in my Holy Lantern.

>> No.9826656

/cgl/ is really just a bunch of normies ain't it

>> No.9826659

What the fuck is happening here on this day

>> No.9826660

what happens every day, pinkie

>> No.9826661

>>9826659
the hivemind is flirting with itself
what an age we live in

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>>9826659

>> No.9826663

>>9826655
Is this what they call bait? If you're for real tho, don't.

>> No.9826666

>expecting to find anything real or long-lasting from contacting someone on /cgl/
I've talked to a lot of people from friend finder threads and they all end up being flakey retards so I just don't bother anymore. One of them even got back in touch with me after ghosting me for months only to immediately do it again 2 replies later

>> No.9826667

Man I just really love duplicating

>> No.9826672

>>9826663
It was a joke. I’m just sad that I thought I found my /c/g/l/ crossboarder boyfriend.

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>>9826662

>> No.9826674

>>9826487
Feeling like an imposter, like you can't do it and you don't belong, is really fuckin normal in this feild anon.
I'm not even formally trained, I just fucking wing it until I'm successful.
Keep asking questions, don't get comfortable just wasting your time everyday and you'll improve.
Unless you work for the most shit company, you'll have ramp time, just make it count for something.
If you can't hack it, jump ship to a different Tech role.

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>>9826672
>crossboarding

>> No.9826677

Man, I love all of you wonderful bastards and this thread is a fucking riot

>> No.9826678

>>9826674
This is the kind of wholesome response this thread needs

>> No.9826680

>>9826666
This seems common, doesn't it? I'm thankful for the one friend that I keep in contact with weekly. You're the best.

>> No.9826682

>>9826672
Wew. I can't be your crossboarder boyfriend, but I can be a nice anon.

>> No.9826683

>>9826655
>>9826672
I might actually reply but only if your Holy Lantern is the black/white colorway. Post coord with timestamp so I can make sure you're not ita.

>> No.9826685

>>9826682
I don’t want an imposter, I want anon-kun!

>> No.9826686

>>9826666
diabolic quads of truth

>> No.9826687

>>9826683
It’s lavendar. I’ll be on the bridge.

Only thing I have with even a little black in it is Brilliant Princess Story.

>> No.9826688

>>9826676
>not having varied interests and using multiple boards

t. also found on /o/ and /m/

>> No.9826689
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>>9826685
I'm not an imposter

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>>9826687
It just wasn't meant to be anon.

>> No.9826692

>>9826688
/o/ really

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>>9826683
>black/white
>implying wine isn't the superior colourway

>> No.9826696

Man I just really love Holy Lantern

>> No.9826697

>>9826688
>implying most gulls are even aware other boards on this site exist outside of screeching about /r9k/ whenever a man posts something they don't like

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>>9826688
m8 I literally go on, in no particular order
/p/ /ck/ /adv/ /mu/ /tv/ /trv/ /int/ /wsg/
and less often on /biz/ /fa/ and /co/, /vg/ depending on what I'm playing

>> No.9826700

Can't tell if this thread is shit or awesome. What do?

>> No.9826701
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>>9826393
Very relatable feel anon. I’ve also looked through social media to see if there’s anyone at my uni who shares the hobby. I go to a school with over 50k students, so I know there are cosplayers here, but I’ve never really met one. At least not one who takes it as anything more than a passing interest.

>> No.9826702

>>9826700
This thread is fairly epic.

>> No.9826704

>>9826692
What can I say, I like cars, giant robots and dressing up as fictional characters.

And electronics, but /g/ has gotten too bad even for me. /o/ is bad too but it's the only place I have to shitpost about cars.

>>9826699
Nice digits

>> No.9826706

>>9826688
>tfw about to REEEE at crossboarders but remembered all those good times I spent in 2012 giving excessively in-depth poetry crit on /lit/
Carry on, friends.

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>>9826704
>nice digits
o-oh my

>but /g/ has gotten too bad even for me
I attempted /g/ this last week and holy shit what a bunch of retards
I just wanted some advice on a job offer and nobody offered

>> No.9826715

>>9826706
>actual poetry crit on lit
>thathappened.jpg

>> No.9826717

Man I just really love crossboarders

>> No.9826718

>tfw you're trying to figure out a cosplay last minute that will fit your cow tits/giant thighs and your short, flat chested friend says 'don't worry anon, you can borrow some of my clothes!'

>> No.9826719

>>9826714
I just lurk /dpt/ on /g/

>> No.9826721

>>9826718
D'aww. Your friend sounds like an anime character. Sucks to be you, though. Who are you thinking of going as?

>> No.9826723

>>9826714
The couple of generals I mostly lurked were somewhat tolerable, but it seems the rest of that board would rather just shitpost about brand wars.
It got stale pretty quick.

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>aobut to hit it off with a qt /cgl/ lolita
>trolls pretend to be you and drive her to suicide
this is the worst feel, im ending it all

>> No.9826725

>>9826700
Cosplay Vegeta or sexy 2B

>>9826723
More brand wars than the lolita board? Daaaamn.

>> No.9826726

>>9826526
Just mention that you think some girl is cute or talk about an ex-gf, it's pretty easy to drop in conversation. You can also just try being more forward. If you ask enough girls out one will accept.
I know that feel though, people always think I'm a lesbian and people usually think my bf is gay.

>> No.9826729

>>9826725
I'm a lolita, anon. I don't cosplay.

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Will i ever see anon-chan again...?

>> No.9826733

How do i deal with my gf being obsessed over a jrock musician? I was ok with it at first and didn't care about it when i realized and noticed lots of things that strike me as odd and i have gotten upset over. Were both woman if it makes any difference. She had a very famous tumblr blog dedicated to this guy, and posted news immediatly when it comes out. Was in the fanclub and would use icons on everything of this person. I bought her several stuff of him as gifts like tshirts and the like.On our anniversary she she told me that she had work and couldn't make it to our dinner, but in reality her star was going to come out on tv through japan time and she wanted to catch the stream. I also went to visit her and her family and she told me not to at the day i was going to visit her. That same day she traveled to go to a concert of the musician. I told her we should break up and she burst into tears telling me she loved me and can't live without me. I told her i didn't understand why if she treated me this way. She then got angry and said that i was trying to change her. I like musicians too but not like her, and i have lots of hobbies like lolita but i wouldn't put them above her. I'm truly lost and i dont know what to do.

>> No.9826734

>>9826729
Then I suggest you get one of these Holy Lanterns people are talking about in here. They're a lolita thing right?

>> No.9826736

>>9826725
>More brand wars than the lolita board? Daaaamn.
Easy when there's only two real options for graphics cards. Shit gets oversaturated real quick.

>> No.9826737

>>9826733
Anon, are you dating the moitie ita?

>>9826734
Not my style. I'm a classic lolita. But thanks I guess?

>> No.9826738

>>9826691
Oh man am I having trouble coping with this. I just smoked a big fat joint. I’m on my way to marijuana overdose due to this depression you’ve slung me in, anon-kun

>> No.9826740

>>9826721
Yea she is super cute and I definitely don't secretly wish I could be her.... She's going as Ash Ketchum and she really wants me to be her pikachu. Pretty lazy and uncreative but I'll probably just end up getting a pikachu kigurumi onsie. I'll just have to plan out something better for next year.

>> No.9826741

>>9826721
I’ve been this friend.

>> No.9826742

>>9826732
NO NOW GET OUT OF MY CAR

>> No.9826744

>>9826724
Imposter Anon-kun......

I didn’t know you liked love live. Let’s try this again. <3

>> No.9826748

>>9826733
Her liking the guy is one thing. Lying to you is another. The lying is wrong, the obsession is just strange. Try talking to her about honesty as opposed to letting your feelings about this J-Rock dude come into it or else she won’t listen.

Out of curiosity, which musician? If the answer isn’t Ruki, break up.

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>>9826744
Is it really you?

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>>9826733
jesus fucking christ how old is she anyway
how old are you actually
I mean shit son this sounds like some 16yo shit
did you oh shucks I dunno, talking to her before you straight-up break up? like at least to understand wtf is going on in her obsessed lil head?
if this were /clg/ they'd have your head for mingling with a bislut
I barely even go there (I didn't include it in the list >>9826699) but even I know bisluts are the worst; if you would do your homework you'd know that too, and that's exactly what you're getting: typical bislut shit
go pay your respects and receive adequate punishment for your (obscene, really) TRANSgressions >>>9655735

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>>9826740
But anon, that sounds super cute... You should definitely be her adorable oversized pikachu! Height differences in friendships are underrated, I'm a short girl and I wish I had a tall BFF or girlfriend to cosplay with!

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>>9826754
If I’m obsessively checking the thread does that prove it?

>> No.9826765

>>9826758
Is this b8?

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>>9826762
Anon, I...

>> No.9826773

>>9826762
P.S. this is my own screencap. I pulled her the other day.

Tell me, do you play SIF? We could exchange IDs and message on there <3

>> No.9826774

>>9826765
only the last line desufam
(but really she could try also asking more qualified people in the /cgl/ thread)

>> No.9826775

>>9826769
>tfw I worry that I'm the annoying pink girl in my friendships

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>>9826775
So uhm....where are you from?

>> No.9826793

>>9826785
For you, anon, London.

>> No.9826794

This thread is like watching a soap opera, the thirst is fucking great

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>>9826785
>>9826775
>>9826773
>>9826769
>>9826762
>>9826761
>>9826754
IT'S HABBENING

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>>9826793
>tfw can't tell if meme or serious

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>>9826802
I’m dead inside

He is lost once more

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>>9826794
So, you a cosplayer or a lolita?

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>>9826811
COULD YOU PLEASE STOP SCREENCAPPING MY THIRST AND JUST GIVE ME SOMETHING TO TAKE TO /R9K/ I'VE BEEN TRYING TO INTEGRATE THERE FOR DAYS

oh and could you tell me what you use to capture parts of the screen? I'm still using snipping tool

>>9826803
>pic related

>> No.9826823

>>9826819
Don't tell me someone's going to have to explain the fucking London meme again. Well it ain't gonna be me.

>> No.9826826

>>9826819
>I'VE BEEN TRYING TO INTEGRATE THERE FOR DAYS
wot?

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>>9826823
nobody is gonna explain A SINGLE FUCKING THING
NORMIES >>>OUT

>> No.9826830

>>9826826
I'm learning the robot ways, I haven't found a single board on this fucking website where I feel like I belong so /r9k/ is next on the list
/p/ comes somewhat close but I hate about 90% of the people there and only the segue thread(s) keep me going or when I dump stuff

>> No.9826832

W-Where’d my anon-kun go

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>>9826830
>learning the robot ways
you're either a robot or you're a normie
stay the fuck out off /r9k/

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Fucking crossboarders ruin every feels thread

>> No.9826835

Everytime I end up here shit reaches a new stage of batshit insane.
/cgl/ feels like visiting the warp to me (I hope I don't get corrupted someday).

>> No.9826839

>>9826832
>post proof of yourself baiting
>continue baiting
???

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>>9826833
what if I don't know anon
robot status is a fluid term, subjective even, it can take different meanings
it's like water
water can flo
water can cwash
if you poh wata into a cup
it becummmms the cup
you put it in a teapot
it becommmmes the teapot
be water ma fwend

>> No.9826843

>>9826840
robotstatus is binary
fuck off with your fluids

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if there are ANY other robots in this thread
FUCK OFF
this is my thread now

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>>9826843
ok guess /r9k/ is off the list
who the fuck will adopt me if I can't even make the cut for the robots man what the fuck do I do with my life now

>>9826846
apparently I'm not so guess youre safe

I bet you bunch of fuckers dont even know how many days there are til Avatar 2

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>mfw the robot finally reveals himself

>> No.9826851

>>9826737
No, i am not.
>>9826748
My concern isnt her liking him or being a fan. My concern is the lying abd the creepy obsession. I've tried talking to her about it, but i can't leave him out of it because the situations where she begins to lie is when it is concerning him or his band activities.
>>9826758
I talked to her multiple times about the subject before but she becomes inconsolable. Were both in our mid twenties and were both in good jobs right now. She is my first girlfriend and i never dated guys before. I don't know if her liking a musician makes her a bislut though. Atleast i dont think so. Its just a musician...what im concerned about is her obsessive lying and behavior over this person instead of paying attention and putting effort into our relationship.

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>>9826738
>tfw you have to let thirsty lolita anon down because her coords won't match your balling jfash collection
>somewhere there's a high as fuck lolita standing on the side of a bridge alone and it's your fault
>thirsty /r9k/ crossboarders still trying to swoop in for the kill pretending to be you
>thread rapidly approaches critical levels of derailment
I don't even feel guilty for any of it gulls.

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>>9826851
>what im concerned about is her obsessive lying and behavior
aw if you even tried to talk to her about it and she's still acting like this that's indeed fucked anon, I'm sorry
it's a really weird age to still do that, not even in a condescending way, it sounds rather avoidant overall
it might stem from some kind of shame but if you even gave her themed presents I imagine she thinks you understand that she's a fan
my take would be to have one final talk with her, see if she can understand how it looks and feels from your end but without being aggressive or judgy, just be like anon I like you a lot but I can't continue if you keep hiding and pushing me away and so on

have a doggo webm anon, it's all I can do for you

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>>9826857
look at anon on their high horse

>> No.9826874

>>9826839
??
I wasn’t baiting, I was proving that I’m the OG anon-chan

>> No.9826877

>>9826857
>when your every post makes anon-chan flustered still

>> No.9826929

I was enjoying reading this shit. Where'd everybody go?

>to make this relevant
>I bought two very rare dresses so I can twin with a friend and then realised my best lolita friend is probably a little too big for the dress
>I'm an idiot

>> No.9826947

>>9826473
are you in any comms already? i mean im sure plenty of girls would be interested in you if you have a genuine interest

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Rant incoming!
Fuck everything and all these fucking fuckers that come along with it. I'm sick and tired of playing the peacekeeper and having this role forced on me. You know why I'm good at it, because I had to be it when I was little with my parents fighting and divorce. Fuck you for putting me back into a role that I've been working hard through therapy to break out of. Fuck you for stemming my progress with my personal growth, energy levels and time away from my studies. I'm so fucking close to packing a bag, grabbing my dog and high tailing it to a trailer park for a week.
Cgl related as it's fucking up my creativity, cosplay sewing and lolita outfit planning. Pic of my husbando to keep me going

>> No.9826978

>>9826929
>I was enjoying reading this shit. Where'd everybody go?
we'll never get satisfaction anon
remember the anon from several months ago who left her abusive husband for a cute lolita gf?

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Hey, it’s ED anon from last thread, I figured I’d post an update thing, I hope no one minds. Yesterday I did well, I ate three meals and although I did exercise it wasn’t completely overkill. Today was bad though, I’ve been really depressed all day and as of now (around 9 pm) all I’ve eaten is 140 calories worth of crackers. My legs are so weak from my recent over exercising that I can barely walk and I’m just super weak in general. Lately a lot of the time when I stand up my vision goes black and I get dizzy, I don’t know if that has to do with lack of food or if it’s unrelated. I just weighed myself and I’m two pounds more than I was last time I weighed, I don’t think I could bring myself to eat right now if I tried. Sorry if I’m posting too much, but I find comfort in telling someone when I don’t want to worry the people that I care about, even if I’m just telling cgl.

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>was shooting with a cosplayer at Katsu, she was chill to talk with after shooting
>a friend of hers also joins, I think she's really fucking cute and actually lives 20 mins away from me
>at this point I clam up and turn into a mute while they talk, after 10 mins of being a mute I just end up saying "haha it was nice to shoot with you, nice to meet you, etc." and leave
>the friend followed me on insta, I really want to DM her or something

>> No.9827000

>>9826992
Hi anon I saw you last thread too. Even though I don't know you personally I'm so proud of your courage to recognise your behaviors and talk about it even if it is with strangers. I'm proud of you for eating those three meals, some days are easy and some are hard. You sound like you aren't able to manage this by yourself. I hate for you to suffer and I can all but promise your loved ones would rather know you're sick and get you some treatment but be in the dark and see your dark circles, your shaking legs, your brittle hair, your weak smile. They see that. Im happy to talk if you want then I will drop my email. If not no pressure.

>> No.9827002

>>9826992
any progress is good progress anon. Recovering from an ED takes a lot of work and time. I just hope you are getting professional help with your recovery

>> No.9827003

>>9826992
Do you also have an issue with drinking things anon? My main stress response is nausea and not eating, so on those days when I don't eat I try to drink a lot of juice and milk and hot cocoa and whatnot. If you don't have the same issue with drinking that you do with eating, maybe doing that can help on days like today where you just can't make yourself eat? Not a very healthy solution in the long run, but every little bit helps in the meantime

I hope tomorrow is better anon

>> No.9827009

>>9827000
Thank you so much for this anon, it legitimately made me cry, so far I’ve only been brave enough to tell my best friend and my boyfriend, I’m hesitant to tell my family because my sister also struggles with depression and I think they worry enough about her, I would feel so guilty if they had to worry about both of their kids, but I’m trying to work up the courage to tell them

>> No.9827011

>>9827003
Unfortunately it’s the calories that bother me, the only thing I’ve been able to drink recently are water and zero calorie green tea, but I’m gonna try to start drinking more milk despite of that, I know it would help with how weak I am at the moment, and thank you anon

>> No.9827016

>>9827011
Don't do milk, do half and half with water. Less sugars and a higher fat content will make it more filling for the same number of calories.

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Lolita related:
>watching my wardrobe grow and grow
>getting better at my coording and hair and makeup just so I'll look cuter
>Officially just aiming to grab dream dresses
>Sometimes just sit and look over my dresses and sigh happily

Cosplay:
>haven't done anything cosplay related since I was 12
>never been to a con
>now that I have the money, self confidence, and ability, decide to get back into it
>gonna cosplay ultimate waifu asuka langley
>super excited to look like a cute brat
>just bought colored contacts

feels good guys. i can't wait to start cosplaying!

>> No.9827024

>>9827009
if you want to talk. I'm sure our lives are different but i've been through a lot of the same things as you and im on the other side of most of my ED stuff.

>> No.9827030

>>9827024
Thank you anon, I’ll email you

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>tfw no tallflat lolita fashion gf

>> No.9827067
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I'm in bed, about to sleep, and I'm feeling really good for the first time in months. I tidied my room and hung up all my lolita properly, I ate well, I did a bit of exercise, my hair looks cute, and even though I didn't have much social interaction today, I just feel pleased with myself. I have a nice lolita closet, I'm going out with some lolita friends tomorrow, I'll be applying for jobs soon, and everything just feels nice right now. Life feels worth living again and I'm happy

>> No.9827073

>>9827067
Life is a series of problems. You'll cycle around again.

>> No.9827077

>>9827073
Nice positive attitude there.

>> No.9827088

>>9826641
Me irl.

>> No.9827090

>>9827067
this was a cozy read

>> No.9827123

>>9826435
Are you baiting? Maybe you aren't baiting... Tell her you have objectophilia or, more accurately, agalmatophilia. You could suggest she read the story of Pygmalion to find a sense of understanding.

You didn't do anything to yourself. You're just one of those rare people who are attracted to a figurative representation opposed to being attracted to a flesh-and-blood person. You might've been wanting to bone the Venus de Milo instead of a Japanese cartoon character had you been born 200 years ago.

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>>9827067
That is a good feel. I woke up early yesterday which is a rare occurrence. I put on some of the new clothing I bought last month, didn't wait for the last minute to fix my hair, and actually put on a little makeup for once. I felt good going to class, and I couldn't help noticing that people were way friendlier then usual toward me. It was also a good feel. I don't have class today, but I'm still going to dress up a little just to feel good about myself. I want to be better at taking care of myself, and actually find joy in the day. I hope your spree of happiness will continue, and have fun tomorrow!

>> No.9827140

>>9827073
Are you maybe, just maybe, considering stealing Christmas? If you're not considering it, maybe you should. I've heard that doing that ends with the thief's heart growing several sizes, and it sounds that would be good for you!

>> No.9827147

>>9826830
Have you considered /trash/

>> No.9827154

>>9827140
Smaller things are harder to break.

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Happy feel:
Managed to get 3 dream dresses within a month, with one being one of the "top tier" dresses on my small list. Babby lolita me would be proud, I'd never imagined I'd have the wardrobe I have now, looking at everything in my closet makes me so happy

Sad feel:
Likely going to be starting my BSN program full time in the fall which means lots of labs and school work, which leaves me with probably no time to wear lolita and enjoy the wardrobe I've built up
> won't be out of program until I'm 25
> intense fear that I'm going to grow distant to the fashion or feel too old even though that's kinda BS

Life is pain

>> No.9827182

>>9827154
Not always true. I can break a teacup much more easily than a plastic mixing bowl, and a small piece of flaky limestone much more easily than large chunk of granite. When it comes to metaphorical hearts, I'd say their fragility depends more on how resilient the material they're made of is rather than their size. Their size just makes it easier or harder to love and open up to others, and doesn't really affect how easily they're broken.

>> No.9827193

>>9827182
Maybe so. Maybe so. Enjoy your cycle.

>> No.9827199

>tfw you finally accept you have put on 6lbs

Time to ban myself from buying any lolita clothes until the weight is lost

>> No.9827216

>>9826418
>mfw we're both straight men
"straight" yeah, for sure

>> No.9827220

>>9827216
Crossdressing isn't an indication of sexuality, especially if it's just a costume for a con.

>> No.9827221

>>9826672
>>9826676
>>9826682
what's actually wrong with crossboarding tough?
as if anyone really only stay at one board

>> No.9827223

>>9827193
NYART but Dude, what's wrong with you? You're projecting like mad. Get help.

>> No.9827226

>>9826724
>trolls pretend to be you and drive her to suicide
wonder if she will also show that on livestream (and if she is gonna use a KSG)

>>9826992
>My legs are so weak from my recent over exercising that I can barely walk and I’m just super weak in general.
what I know that this is a good sign, cause muscles are built up, by the recovery of torn/destroyed muscle-mass
maybe, rest one day and do it again the next day

>>9826999
>I really want to DM her or something
DM?
Dungeonmaster?
either, why, if she lives only 20 minutes away, I don't see a problem to meet with her

>>9827017
>gonna cosplay ultimate waifu asuka langley
not for everyone tough (and no I am not a Rei-fag, only think that Asuka is a bitch)

>> No.9827229

>>9827123
No bait. I'm just a little fucked in the head. It's really weird that since I've started caring very little for women, I've got the girl I've talked about already plus another two trying to show interest in me.

What's wrong with girls? Why didn't you like me before? REEEEEEEEEEE

>> No.9827231

>>9827229
are you me?
except the part where women are interested in you

>> No.9827232
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9827232

I had a bad dream.
>I'm walking through town
>My lolita friends stumble out of a weird nightclub laughing together.
>The one I'm closest to sees me and instantly tries so serious up and be nice >She's drunk and clearly putting on an act and actually really didn't want me there
>I just feel awful and awkward and uncool
>It's obvious that they left me out on purpose
>They tell me I can hang with them if I can keep up
>Somehow my feet move wrong and take me down the wrong road and I lose them in the crazy streets
>My boyfriend is suddenly there with me and offers to shitpost all over the comm's Facebook page
>Tell him not to because I know it would just make me feel like a dick and would make them hate me more
>Wander aimlessly around these weird streets until the dream morphs into some other bullshit I can't remember
>I've been awake for an hour and I can't get the "oh fuck not her" expressions they had on their faces out of my head.
I know it's just a dream and it doesn't mean anything really but it's just left me with this horrible unloved/unlovable feeling. I already struggle with my self-esteem and self-worth, I didn't need this extra shot of unpleasantness today.

>> No.9827235

>>9827232
Have you been worrying yourself over whether they really like you or not? Has it been in the back of your head? Sometimes dreams help us reflect on the issues eating away at us. Lighten up if you can, and remember that cattiness and fake frivolities aren't so common. You're likely a-okay in everyone's book.

>> No.9827236

I love everyone in my comm!! Today we went on a wine tour and it was called BODYWINE, y’all. Amazing.

>> No.9827237

>>9826963
You have a very good husbando, anon. Be strong for the strong boy.

>> No.9827238

>>9827235
Thanks, anon. I really needed to hear that. Yeah, I absolutely have been worrying about it. Social anxiety is the real fake lying bitch in this story. Going to go take a nice bath to cheer myself up now, thanks again.

>> No.9827239

>>9827236
>Bodywine
>I actually grinned.
This is a great idea and I'm going to steal it and pitch it to my comm. Thanks, anon! Hope you had a great time!

>> No.9827241

>>9826992
Your body will try to retain water when you're in starvation mode. Also, the dizziness and blacking out when you're standing is from not eating. I've been there. Stay safe, anon. You should keep yourself a box of cereal around, some sort of beverage with electrolytes, and something protein-based like peanut butter. The cereal is fairly nutrient rich although something like Carnation can work too. The peanut butter is good because you can ingest calories while not getting the 'fullness' feeling that can make one feel icky with a whole meal. I can't fix your ED, but I hope you don't end up like me where it took blood pressure dropping to coma level to fix you. You can try again tomorrow, and it'll be a better day. Stay strong, and watch your health...

>> No.9827243

>>9827238
Oh, it's no problem. The bath can make everything feel better, and especially after waking up from a nightmare. Go get sudsy.

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>>9827221
>what's wrong with crossboarding

>> No.9827251

>>9827246
t. newfag

>> No.9827259

>>9827238
You’re not alone, anon, I struggle with it a lot too. A lot of the time I worry that all my lolita friends actually hate me and only hang out with me because they feel sorry for me/want to laugh at me. But I find that when I get into that mindset, it’s good to remind myself how important it is to trust those around you - I know in my heart that my friends are good people, and so I should trust them rather than my shitty mental illnesses. It helps me push through it, personally.

Don’t let the nightmare ruin your day! Stay strong and have a nice bath :)

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>>9827251

>> No.9827266

>>9827199
i put on like 10 pounds since last year. its ok to gain some weight anon. dont hurt yourself and dont punish yourself for gaining weight. you can lose weight while still enjoying the things you love.

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>>9825107
Already took time off from my current work for the whole next week and until the end of Easter holidays. Gotta use the weekend to get myself pretty.
>>9825117
>it takes courage to hold onto happiness
I think I'm beyond courageous, and crazy instead. Thank you!
>>9826225
>take control of your body and physically move your body where it needs to go
This resonates with me on so many levels. I will do my best!
>>9826231
Software. Build engineer, sysadmin, and potentially embedded programmer in one. I'm excited!

>>9826487
You can do it, the burando can be yours!
Tackle on simple tasks and improve, try using your skills to solve problems you have outside of work.
What kind of work do you do? Maybe you would feel better at a different position in IT?

>>9826541
Girls are just horrible at programming.
I have quite many programming socks, yet I still suck.
Not like guys are much different, most spew out awful spaghetti code and waste many work hours. There are just so many more of them, it's easier to point at the good ones.
Programming is also not that interesting to most women. I'm kinda sick of pushing into STEM girls that are clearly not interested in the subject.

>> No.9827279

I want to kill myself and have for awhile. I’m not so don’t you guys get your hopes up, I guess I jus have too much guilt about leaving everyone who loves me. Sometimes I get angry that people care about me because I just want to die. I know I have mental illness bs but I don’t feel like it matters, I think that I’m actually just shit and can’t do these things because I’m shit. I’m confused why people care about me and I wonder if I tricked them. I don’t know why I’m still alive even though there’s no end in sight and existing is a constant torrent of me telling myself I’m shit and knowing it’s true. I just want to die but I guess I can’t so...I don’t know. I just can’t care about anything.

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>>9826999

>> No.9827282

>>9827279
:( i get it, but realistically the impact of suicide is much larger than youd like to think. someone i knew killed himself and everyone who even slightly knew him were sad. even those who were barely involved in his life. its probably better to try to solve the problems causing the suicidal thoughts than trying to kill yourself.

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Courier lost my dress and are pretty much impossible to contact

>> No.9827284

>>9827279
Nice /cgl/ feels

>> No.9827288

I'm modifying 2 bodyline pieces into one. I've been planning this modification for a couple years but I only just recently got my hands on the second piece in the right color. While I'm super glad I can finally work on this, every seam I rip makes the project seen a bit more daunting.

>> No.9827297

>>9827017
Welcome back to cosplay! Hope you stick around this time :)
>>9827073
Making others unhappy will not make you happier. Have you considered therapy?

>> No.9827310

I have noticed several uber drivers rate me extremely low when I'm wearing lolita, and I don't understand why. I act the same no matter what I'm wearing: I'm polite and quiet, but friendly if spoken to. I rate 5 stars, leave compliments, and usually tip high. When in normie clothes I have been given consistently high ratings but after taking uber several times in lolita, I'm suddenly 3.8! Someone must have given me a 0 or something like that. I'm really sad and confused about this.

>> No.9827312

>>9827310
Maybe they thought the usual shit normies think about us; that you were wearing some fetish clothes, or something to that extent, and the driver who left you that rating was put off by it. It's bullshit, but it's possible.
I've never used Uber so excuse this possibly dumb question, how come drivers can rate passengers? That's an odd feature for a service to have.

>> No.9827313

I'm feeling super sick and next week is a con. I wanted to do some costests this weekend, but now I'm too sick. I need more time D:

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>>9826435
Stop watching porn. Seriously, it sounds like you’re totally burned out.

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>"Send an emoji and I'll post my fave pic of yours" meme going around on Instagram
>I send an emoji to a lolita I admire
>she posts a pic from my feed of my beautiful friend instead of me
I'm mostly amused but a little bit sad. I guess I should have expected this, haha. Pic very related.
>I'm still very grateful she posted something from my mediocre feed at all

>> No.9827321

>>9827310
Who cares? This isn't Black Mirror. A rating isn't who you are. And if you're shallow enough to care about a number on the internet, you probably are actually annoying.

>> No.9827325

>>9827312
>fetish clothes
Oh my god, anon. You're probably right. Uuuuurgghhhhhh. Pisses me off to think that one of the people I rated 5 stars and tipped well probably was like "eh, looks fetishy, no one should drive her ever again."
>why they rate passengers
I don't love it, but the reason why they do it makes sense. Basically it's so drivers can refuse to drive serially annoying or dangerous passengers. So if you do something like take an uber drunk and cuss at the driver three or four times, drivers can warn each other to not pick you by giving you a lower rating.

>> No.9827327

>>9827321
I get why you say that, but it's really not an ego thing. Drivers can refuse to drive people, and in my city are likely to refuse anyone with a rating under four. I've only used uber a few times, so one 0 or 2-3 low ratings literally makes it more difficult for me to get a ride in the future. That's what I'm worried about.

>> No.9827330

>>9827325
Huh. I suppose that does make sense.
Still, it sucks that someone would have rather given you a low rating for wearing weird clothes they thought were fetish-related, rather than ask you about it.
I don't know where you live but in my country, taxi drivers are generally very chatty and whenever I catch one, the drivers are always curious about the weird frilly clothes that I wear so it's a nice conversation starter; too bad that in your case, these drivers decided to just assume the worst.

>> No.9827331

>>9827325
>>9827330
Commenting again to add: Maybe try striking a conversation with your driver next time? There has to be a classy way to bring up the subject of what you're wearing other than "You're probably wondering why I'm all dressed up", but I suppose that's better than nothing at all. Just an idea.

>> No.9827369

>>9826733
It's kind of sus you didn't know/didn't remember about his concert. Or did she travel to Japan for it?

>> No.9827380

>>9826765
Maybe, but tons of lesbians (like >>9826851 probably) are biphobic.

>>9826929
Does she know?

>>9827310
Maybe they're the type of people who give higher ratings to people they're attracted to, and lolita is not (sexually) attractive.

>> No.9827382

>>9827330
>>9827331
do you sit in the front or back seat of a taxi in your country, and which country? I've asked so many people about the front/back dilemma and people are completely divided where I live (UK). I rarely ever talk to taxi drivers and when im in lolita they tend to treat me like a little kid lmfao

>> No.9827387

>>9827382
I'd rather not say where I live because our local community is very small, but I tend to sit in the back. I usually carry a large bag and a parasol with me, so I'd rather take up space with my stuff and petti in the back seat.
Drivers either look at me funny and then decide I'm "actually pretty cool" when I explain what the clothes are about; or they love it right away and start talking to me about the fashionable celebrities they've driven around in the past, or how their daughter would love the clothes too. Fortunately I've never met one who suspected lolita might be a sex thing, but I guess it's a matter of luck.

>> No.9827392

>>9826992
Out of curiosity, do you ever drink? Like at parties or at a bar?

>> No.9827393

>>9826386
Get a Swedish bf, ice hockey is to us what football is to yanks. We have a cast based society where your status is based on your hockey skills

>> No.9827396

>>9827393
>figure skating is the same as hockey

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>buyer still hasn't paid for the auction
I opened up a case with ebay. If you don't want the item, just tell me to cancel it or something. These clothes have to go.

>> No.9827401

>>9827380
No she doesn't know. I bought them intending to twin with someone at some nonspecific point. It just sucks a little because she's the friend I'd most like to twin with but I do have other lolita friends.

>> No.9827420

>>9827319
I feel you, it's the worst. One of my most liked instagram posts is a share for share, while my picture got very little attention on their page :(
>>9827310
That sucks, I'm sorry :( The one time I took an uber in cosplay, the guy was very nice, he complimented my costume and helped me out of the car when my dress was giving me trouble. It's a bit of a gamble.
>>9827396
Someone hasn't been reading Check Please

>> No.9827429

>>9826487
>study CS because I want to
>get hired while still a student because I'm actually good (programming has been my main and pretty much only hobby for years before university)
>have been a student and working part-time simultaneously for the past four years
>job is actually much less stressful than university tasks
>have very good income for a university student while still being rather relaxed, can spend a ton on burando
This is how your way might have gone if you'd actually studied something you like.
(Also, I'm wondering whether you just chose your courses based on what is easiest and not based on what is interesting to you. I'd rather take worse grades if it means I can do something I'm more interested in and that actually might be useful to me.)

>> No.9827435

>>9827288
You’ve spent years planning this modification but couldn’t use those years to just lose weight?

>> No.9827438

>>9827321
Don’t you understand the concept of online feedback? These ratings aren’t IG likes, they directly affect you the willingness of others to do business with you.

>> No.9827442

>>9827392
No I don’t really ever drink

>> No.9827444

>>9827241
Thank you anon, I’ll try peanut butter, I think that would be a lot easier than eating a real meal. I’ll try to make sure my health doesn’t get too bad

>> No.9827450

>>9827319
That picture always gives me bittersweet feels. It's exactly how I am.

>> No.9827451

>>9827450
So Pretty/Very Rotten is pretty much made of bittersweet feels. You should read it if you haven't yet.

>> No.9827454

>>9827438
You're giving your business to the wrong people if they in turn are treating you like a business.
Okay, yes, if someone is annoying and leaves a mess in a car they should be reported to the provider of the service, but leaving negative reviews because you don't like how they dress is a fast way to leave someone stranded and in a possible dangerous situation.


So yeah, overall, I think a driver rating a rider is Fucking stupid, especially over something as frivolous as their fashion choices.

>> No.9827460

>last night I dreamed about chasing an attractive man through a series of tubes
>every time I caught up, he turned out to be a fat sweaty man
>my love had run in a different direction.
>I felt really sad when I woke up
>Skipped breakfast... Usually I skip because ED but today I was still flustered from my runaway love
>Decide to get dressed
>Ask my gf to zip up my Holy Lantern
>She's too busy masturbating to pics of Visual Kei boys
>Dump her
>She doesn't even hear me
>I have to go to my STEM job
>Get an Uber
>First Uber pulls up, driver looks out at me and yells "AGEPLAYER" before throwing a hockey puck at me and driving away
>Second Uber pulls up, get in quickly
>I don't see driver
>As he drives I am silent.
>Anon, he whispers, breaking the silence. Is that lolita fashion?
>Yes, I say.
>He pulls over and looks over his seat straight into my eyes
>It's Mana
>The ethereal being I chased in my dream last night is my Uber driver
>He opens his mouth and whispers again
>Man I just really love lolita
>Me too, Mana-sama
>He offers me three wishes because I am so kawaii
>I wish for the best lolita friends, all the burando in the world, and a perfect Uber rating
>In the blink of an eye, he is gone and I am left by the road in a mountain of brand and friendly lolitas
>But in the midst of my happiness I realise I forgot to make the most important wish of all
>tfw no lolita gf

>> No.9827487

>>9827460
W... What did I just read

>> No.9827489

>>9827487
Looks like someone put this thread in a blender just to end it with a meme.

>> No.9827494

>>9827489
You don't end a good cocktail, you garnish it. They put the thread in a blender and garnished it with a meme.

>> No.9827497

>>9827494
Looks like they made Ouzo on the rocks and garnished it with cardboard.

>> No.9827503

>>9827454
You need to give the drivers something extra to make up for the fact that they don't get a living wage. If you don't want to use their system, use a real taxi.

>> No.9827508

>>9827503
I don't need to give the drivers shit

>> No.9827521

>>9827503
The post you replied to doesn't even talk about leaving tips, though. In fact, drivers shouldn't be rating you based on if you left a good enough tip or not. I don't think they can see if you left a tip when they rate you as a rider.

>> No.9827531

>>9827310
Fuck them then, I'd figure out who it is and stop tipping them

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>saving up to buy tons of AB merch
>end up blowing literally thousands on guns right before the con

>> No.9827545

>>9827429
>lolita programmer
no this only happens in anime

>> No.9827631

>>9827312
I wore a latex, actual fetish dress, on several occasions and I still have stunning feedback.

>> No.9827686

>>9827310
use lyft instead
i dont think they have a rating system for people who are getting rides.

also is there a way to contact uber about the low rating? in theory racist drivers could just rate different people low star if they wanted to. there has to be a way to dispute it.

>> No.9827687

>>9826963
Top tier Husbando with top tier eyebrows

>> No.9827695

>>9827310
seconding >>9827686 Use lyft. it's cheaper too

>> No.9829525

>>9826372
Very specific to /cgl/ but I feel so awkward being on this board and not understanding a lot of the anime stuff. Like Dragon Ball and Naruto is obvious but it's lesser known shit that makes me feel weird. I feel like I walked I'm out of the loop. I still prefer this to the shit show the rest of the site is.

>> No.9829543

>>9827508
>>9827521
I'm talking about letting them rate customers dipshits. They don't have to put up with the bullshit normal taxi drivers put up with.

>> No.9829658

>>9829525
well, just watch a few new seasonal animes, and maybe go from time to time to /a/

>> No.9829829

>>9826487
Did you just write my worst fucking nightmare anon?
Did you study cs because you like it or just the money? If it's the latter, you're am idiot. This kind of job needs passion.

>> No.9829960

>>9827442
Try it, not at home alone but at a bar with some friends.

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>>9827534

Nice.

>> No.9830462

>>9827232

The only option left is suicide, anon. Join us.

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>>9826858
hehehe he bring the groceries

>> No.9831055

>>9826992
>when I stand up my vision goes black and I get dizzy
That's called orthostatic hypotension, and it's because you're a dehydrated young girl. Get to a hospital, you're sick in more ways than one.

Posting in a dead thread out of optimism,

t. doctor

>> No.9834192

>Ask girl out recently
>She says no and it hurts my ego, mostly because I figure I'm out of shape
>Get drunk and decide to mask my feelings by dressing up as Kumbhakarna as depicted in one of his alt skins in Smite and dance to Tunak Tunak Tun and viewer requests on Twitch
>Affiliate immediately asks me to delete the stream for humping a pillow and doing a mock ISIS execution on stream with an inanimate object

SO, now I need to lose weight, and I realized I dress up to mask my personal insecurities. 6lbs down so far.

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