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Author Topic: Need a Name for an annoying NPC, maybe...GURPS Star Trek  (Read 1416 times)

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Re: Need a Name for an annoying NPC, maybe...GURPS Star Trek
« Reply #30 on: October 04, 2022, 06:14:45 PM »
No, it isn't we never called it 'cosplay' - it was the early 1990s and no one was using that obnoxious term.

Oxford Dictionary:

cos·play
noun
the practice of dressing up as a character from a movie, book, or video game.

Unless  you know more than the oxford dictionary people,

The term wasn’t in common use back then. Dictionaries describe usage. They are not authoritative. We used to call it “dressing up as _______.” But now this cringeworthy Japanese-English word is the norm. “Cos” because you’re too lazy to say costume and “play” because you’re….?…. See? It’s a silly word.
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Re: Need a Name for an annoying NPC, maybe...GURPS Star Trek
« Reply #31 on: October 04, 2022, 07:32:56 PM »
No, it isn't we never called it 'cosplay' - it was the early 1990s and no one was using that obnoxious term.

 By-the-way your post has nothing to do with the opening question of this thread - names for an NPC scientist. A Human NPC (Not a Klingon)

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Re: Need a Name for an annoying NPC, maybe...GURPS Star Trek
« Reply #32 on: October 04, 2022, 09:33:12 PM »
Truth be told - dressed in my Klingon garb I have been hugged by topless women close to her shape - not all had nice mohawks tho...

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Re: Need a Name for an annoying NPC, maybe...GURPS Star Trek
« Reply #33 on: October 05, 2022, 02:17:42 PM »
Truth be told - dressed in my Klingon garb I have been hugged by topless women close to her shape - not all had nice mohawks tho...

- Ed C.


And you claim to not like cosplay.....
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Re: Need a Name for an annoying NPC, maybe...GURPS Star Trek
« Reply #34 on: October 05, 2022, 02:54:09 PM »

The term wasn’t in common use back then. Dictionaries describe usage. They are not authoritative. We used to call it “dressing up as _______.” But now this cringeworthy Japanese-English word is the norm. “Cos” because you’re too lazy to say costume and “play” because you’re….?…. See? It’s a silly word.

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