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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #50 on: July 29, 2012, 08:44:01 pm »
I will be having the staff outside the doors more heavily enforcing the dress code this year, yes. I am sorry it was not run that way previously, but this year we will be trying our best to keep it from being a repeat.

Excellent! Thank you for clarifying.
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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #51 on: July 30, 2012, 01:19:52 am »
She said during curfew, meaning that minors can go in.  (Though I personally would prefer the opposite, but it's not that big of a deal to me, so whatever works...).

Whoops, sorry I got confused like that. Sorry that minors bug you, but I hope everyone has a great time there this year - I'm so happy the KumoriBall is back!

It's not that minors bug me, but there are times that, as an adult, I personally prefer being in situations where there are no minors around.  Even though this is a con (therefore making the next thing I'm going to say not really being applicable), to me a ball ought to be for those that are mature regarding their relationships, or not rambuncious hell'yans all over the place.  (No offense to the minors out there, I know that not all of you are like that, and that some adults are).  Since it's a con, and there are exceptions, the lack of an age limit is understandably fine for me.  Besides, I'm not even sure if I'll be at it or not, simply because of the dress code...

Speaking of which, has that been posted, yet?  I haven't seen them...
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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #52 on: July 30, 2012, 08:47:03 pm »
The dress code for the KumoriBall is here: Dress Code
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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #53 on: July 30, 2012, 09:19:33 pm »
Sweet! Thanks, Jamiche!
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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #54 on: July 31, 2012, 11:17:43 pm »
ok i have an  italian tuxedo but no tie is that ok

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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #55 on: August 01, 2012, 03:40:45 pm »
question ! i got two is a ballgown okay for this o.o and what about this would this be okay too

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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #56 on: August 01, 2012, 05:17:15 pm »
ok i have an  italian tuxedo but no tie is that ok

I have a tie you can borrow. (Red, black, or piano print?)
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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #57 on: August 01, 2012, 07:39:46 pm »
I'm excited to see that this is happening again! I haven't gone to the Kumori ball in the previous years, but my friends and I are going to go this year. My only question is is it a ticketed event?

I'll be going as the 2012 Kumoricon Mascot to the ball :)

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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #58 on: August 01, 2012, 11:11:18 pm »
question ! i got two is a ballgown okay for this o.o and what about this would this be okay too

http://www.cosplayshopper.com/vocaloid-anime-kamui-gakupo-imitation-black-cosplay-costume

A ball gown is perfectly appropriate for this event, and the cosplay you linked to is fine as well.

I'm excited to see that this is happening again! I haven't gone to the Kumori ball in the previous years, but my friends and I are going to go this year. My only question is is it a ticketed event?

I'll be going as the 2012 Kumoricon Mascot to the ball :)

No, this will not be a ticketed event.  At dances, many people come and go, so we will not be restricting it by ticket.  In the event there is a huge turnout for this, you may spend some time waiting outside the room until people leave, but hopefully there aren't any issues for people getting in  :)
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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #59 on: August 02, 2012, 11:57:54 am »
^ cool becuse i got a group cosplay for that one we all wearing simular out fits but one whos in a dress i find it funner 2 girls are crossplaying as guys adn the guy is crossplaying a girl >3

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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #60 on: August 02, 2012, 05:48:15 pm »
Would Lust, from Fullmetal Alchemist, be considered sufficiently formal?  It's not a ballgown, but it is eveningwear, and I'd love a chance to break out my foxtrot.  :D

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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #61 on: August 02, 2012, 06:19:26 pm »
Would Lust, from Fullmetal Alchemist, be considered sufficiently formal?  It's not a ballgown, but it is eveningwear, and I'd love a chance to break out my foxtrot.  :D

That would be perfectly acceptable :)
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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #62 on: August 02, 2012, 09:55:51 pm »
I keep getting ask by other con goers who are not on the fourms they ask me if it they have to wear mask and i dont know what to say ? so

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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #63 on: August 03, 2012, 01:39:02 pm »
sorry for such a derp photo but ;
Would this be alright for the Ball ??
( includes white pants and black dress shoes. )

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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #64 on: August 05, 2012, 08:09:14 pm »
I can probably guess the answer is no but would a water tribe cosplay (the winter coat and pants) be acceptable? specifically the coat worn by the masked waterbenders in this photo. http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb57525/avatar/images/6/60/Northern_Water_Tribe_warriors.png
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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #65 on: August 09, 2012, 09:26:59 am »
So to answer the last three questions:

Masks are not required, but if you choose to wear one you must be able to see just as clearly as if you were not wearing one. Any cosplay that is obviously a cosplay and not just something like a cat ears and tail accessory is acceptable.

And quite frankly I would love to see a Mephistopheles. xD
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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #66 on: August 09, 2012, 11:52:05 am »
So to answer the last three questions:

Masks are not required, but if you choose to wear one you must be able to see just as clearly as if you were not wearing one. Any cosplay that is obviously a cosplay and not just something like a cat ears and tail accessory is acceptable.

And quite frankly I would love to see a Mephistopheles. xD

Lol ! well you will seeee him at the ball ~~
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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #67 on: August 11, 2012, 09:23:04 pm »
Are there any times or days known for the ball yet? : )
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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #68 on: August 12, 2012, 12:07:37 am »
I think I heard somewhere that the plan was to have it on Sunday night.
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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #69 on: August 12, 2012, 03:46:50 pm »
I doubt it'll start really late in the night. They'll probably have it Day 2 around 8pm  ;)
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« Reply #70 on: August 13, 2012, 01:00:03 am »
^ Sounds about right.  If they're going to have it open to minors, it would make sense to start it relatively early, rather than later.  I think they were planning a second dance afterwards, too, like a rave, or something...
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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #71 on: August 21, 2012, 11:01:47 am »
Hey guys! Just to let you all know that we have the playlist set up and the dance is good to go! It'll be Sunday Night at 8:30PM in the Main Events (Heritage A/B/C/D in the Hilton). We're looking forward to having you all attend our dance. This is a semi-formal event, and proper attire is required—if you are not properly attired, you will be turned away at the door!

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Shoes are required, so please choose something you will be able to dance comfortably in. Flip-flops, sandals, and sneakers are not appropriate, unless they are part of your cosplay.

Attire

Non-formal fabrics such as flannel, denim, and mylar shall not be allowed. At least half of your body must be covered in fabric—bare midriffs or bare chests are not allowed. Formal/semi-formal attire from Asian countries is acceptable.

Female attire: Semi-formal attire includes prom dresses, evening gowns, cocktail dresses, and dressy separates. Skirts should be no shorter than knee-length and at least an inch off the floor (for ease of movement).

Male attire: Minimum of a button down shirt, slacks, and a tie are required. Suits and tuxedos are encouraged, and highly welcome.

Cosplay attire: Cosplay must be of a recognizable character or character-type: a generic shinigami or school uniform is acceptable; generic street clothes are not. Cat ears are not considered cosplay.

Large props, wings, and weapons will not be allowed as they will be an impediment on the dance floor, and may be broken or harm others. If any part of your attire restricts your movement, you may be asked to remove it.

Also, there will be classes for the ball room lessons! Yay! Thanks to our talented team of dancers we will be able to put on classes for you all to attend!

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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #72 on: August 21, 2012, 04:05:18 pm »
I doubt it'll start really late in the night. They'll probably have it Day 2 around 8pm  ;)

The ball has always been open to everyone, and been on day two before the rave, and lasts about two hours, and since the rave starts at 10, makes since.

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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #73 on: August 22, 2012, 01:03:56 am »
Male attire: Minimum of a button down shirt, slacks, and a tie are required. Suits and tuxedos are encouraged, and highly welcome.

What about men in crossplay?  I was thinking about possibly doing a formal Michiru...
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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #74 on: August 22, 2012, 08:00:13 pm »
What kind of music is going to be played? I mean, is it just different kinds than what's played at the rave, or is it ball music? Will there be jazz, boogie, or rock and roll? Or is it just "ball" music (waltz classical etc)?
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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #75 on: August 23, 2012, 03:30:38 pm »
Male attire: Minimum of a button down shirt, slacks, and a tie are required. Suits and tuxedos are encouraged, and highly welcome.

What about men in crossplay?  I was thinking about possibly doing a formal Michiru...

Crossplay is allowed, you just have to follow the dress code for the gender you are crossplaying.

What kind of music is going to be played? I mean, is it just different kinds than what's played at the rave, or is it ball music? Will there be jazz, boogie, or rock and roll? Or is it just "ball" music (waltz classical etc)?

It's a ball, so it will be geared more toward ballroom dancing: waltz, foxtrot, etc.
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« Reply #76 on: August 23, 2012, 08:58:58 pm »
Male attire: Minimum of a button down shirt, slacks, and a tie are required. Suits and tuxedos are encouraged, and highly welcome.

What about men in crossplay?  I was thinking about possibly doing a formal Michiru...

Crossplay is allowed, you just have to follow the dress code for the gender you are crossplaying.

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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #77 on: August 25, 2012, 10:56:00 am »
Without saying what exactly is on the playlist, the styles of dance are going to be swing, waltz, 2 step, tango, foxtrot, and a polka for fun.
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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #78 on: August 25, 2012, 11:18:10 am »
A friend of mine had a question. Her dress is just barely above her knees and she wants to know if that's okay or not since she did look at the dress code and it said the dress needs to be below the knee-level.

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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #79 on: August 26, 2012, 01:20:30 am »
A friend of mine had a question. Her dress is just barely above her knees and she wants to know if that's okay or not since she did look at the dress code and it said the dress needs to be below the knee-level.

If it's just barely above the knees, it should be fine.  If she's still concerned, send a pic to kumoriconball@kumoricon.org and we can take a look and let her know. :)
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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #80 on: August 27, 2012, 09:23:02 am »
Just to clarify, the Ball is on Sunday, right? All of the event schedules show it on Sunday from 8:30 to 10:00, although artamisalbrya stated that it's on Saturday? I did notice that artamisalbrya also stated that the dance classes are on Sunday, which would only make sense if the dance is on Sunday as well - I'm just making sure so I can be positive I won't miss it! :)
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« Reply #81 on: August 27, 2012, 10:09:56 am »
It is on Sunday... thank you for pointing it out; I'll fix it now.
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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #82 on: August 27, 2012, 10:51:02 pm »
I may or may not have misprinted in my post. Yes - the ball is on Sunday!

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« Reply #83 on: September 04, 2012, 06:05:43 pm »
I was pretty upset about the person cap. I heared from my friends who got in that it was capped with PLENTY  of room left.
What was the deal with that? was it so there was more room to dance?
Can someone answer me when they have the time, please : )
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Re: The Return of Kumoricon ball!
« Reply #84 on: September 04, 2012, 10:20:14 pm »
I was pretty upset about the person cap. I heared from my friends who got in that it was capped with PLENTY  of room left.
What was the deal with that? was it so there was more room to dance?
Can someone answer me when they have the time, please : )

Hey there! I was the one who personally set the cap on the room. The reason why I capped the room when it wasn't quite all the way full was because I wanted to have plenty of room for people to dance. I knew that as the ball grew in size that people would quickly lose room to dance. I didn't want to have people running into each other while they tried to tango or even do the simple box waltz. I know that myself personally, I had a problem trying to dance with the partners I did dance with because of lack of space.
However, I did notice that over time people where cycling through and they where letting smaller groups come in. Next year I will petition to have a larger dance area, however, the chances of that happening aren't very big considering that we had the largest room in the entire hotel. So I apologize that you may or may not have gotten a chance to attend and we'll try better next time to have more room for you all to attend.

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« Reply #85 on: September 04, 2012, 10:41:26 pm »
HI! Thanks for letting me know!
I was kinda bummed, but not getting in didn't ruin my con. My friends who did get in had a blast so thank you guys for hosting a great dance for those who got to go! : )
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« Reply #86 on: September 05, 2012, 10:53:26 pm »
I was sad that I didn't go but me and my friends danced like idiots happily in the park
It was nice to see that everyone decide to have their own fun
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