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I must confess to being rather wary of fancy dress parties; too much prat fall potential for my liking. However, a group of my college friends had a knack for throwing particularly good themed parties, of which dressing up was an inevitable part. Their best effort was towards the very end of our five year course a ‘Come as someone else from the year’ party. As we were a reasonably small group, and had spent quite a while getting to know each other well, the opportunity to dress up as each other was a stroke of genius. Well known characters from the year had their behaviours, body image and fashion sense blown up to caricature proportions, sometimes with permission, often (and most amusingly) without. It was all quite cheap to do, as clothes could be borrowed or adapted to suit as could make up and hair. canada goose outlet belgium It worked as we knew each other so well, and got a kick out of poking some gentle fun at ourselves. canada goose outlet Alan WhickersThis used to be an easy one suit, glasses, clipboard and stuck on moustache. Particularly effective if you can persuade five or six mates to all do a Whicker and repeat the Monty Python sketch about there being too many Whickers and not enough people left to interview.

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