Perpetually Peeved


Come as you’re not

Halloween is one of my favorite times of year.  I love getting dressed up.  This year, for whatever reason, I wasn’t feeling very inspired.  Maybe it’s that I’m busy sewing nine costumes (I can’t say no), or that I recently dyed my hair dark brown (I usually go as a famous red-head).  Yesterday, my luck turned.  I was invited to a “Come as You’re Not” party.  Now, from what I’ve heard this is a popular theme for sorority parties, but it was the first I’d ever heard of it.  Maybe because the thought of wearing pearls and various accessories adorned with greek letters makes me cringe.  I digress. 

Now my problem is, I’m over-inspired.  Here are the myriad ideas I’ve come up with – help me pick one?  Or, suggest your own?

I am not a mindreader. (scrapetv.com)

I am not an optimist. (nittanybeaglerescue.org)

I am not one to hold my tongue. (scrapetv.com)

I am not a doormat. (But, if I was, I'd be this one.) (roadsidescholar.com)

I am not your maid. (halloweencostume.com)

I am not 'cho cheese. (costumesbycameron.com)

I am NSFW. (designboom.com)

I would not be caught dead wearing a pink velour tracksuit. (chicthreadz.com and myspace.com)

I am not on par. (spectrum2105.com)

I am not sweet. (halloweencos.com)

I am not afraid. (flickr: elrina753)

I am not balanced (a/k/a unbalanced). (costumezone.com)

I am not special. (I can't even believe you thought I was going to make fun of the mentally handicapped - what is wrong with you?) (nydailynews.com)

I am not NOT funny. (Or, maybe after that last one you think I am?) (imeanwhat.com)

So, what’s your vote or suggestion?

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22 Comments so far
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Ok, 2 suggestions off the top of my head are….I am NOT a hoe bag (I won’t comment on who you can dress up like) and I was NOT born yesterday (based on the eyebrow and biggie post). I’ll keep thinking.

Comment by Laughing hysterically

No need to comment – I know and you know. Like the born yesterday one! 😉

Comment by perpetuallypeeved

You should go as Suzy Sunshine…

Comment by thelifeofjamie

Now that would be classic.

Comment by perpetuallypeeved

Love the mindreader one. And you can probably pull it off at low cost. The problem with the pink track suit is that you’re stuck with a pink track suit. I’d rather wear the turban again.

Comment by Brooke

I may know someone that could lend me one. Unfortunately.

Comment by perpetuallypeeved

Ew! Talk about crazy eyebrows – what’s up with Carrot Top!?!

I kinda like the mime one. That one would work for me as well

Comment by Amy

That one was actually my first thought. 🙂

Comment by perpetuallypeeved

You could always put together a “June Cleaver” look and go as “I’m NOT a Stepford wife”. Course, people might mistake you for one of those reality TV “Real Housewives of Wherever”.

Comment by Brea

Well, I’m not one of those bitches either — so that may work. 🙂

Comment by perpetuallypeeved

The doormat, definitely the doormat.

Comment by izziedarling

It’s a contender! Would I have to put footprints on it?

Comment by perpetuallypeeved

9? Wow you are dedicated.

I vote cheese…

Comment by Slamdunk

Yes. I’m done with 4 so far. A cheetah, a poodle skirt, a zombie cheerleader and a “special” cat. 5 left – a hot dog, two sonic characters, lady ga ga and yet another jungle cat. 🙂

Comment by perpetuallypeeved

You’re also not Carrot Top. That God. What a cruel fate that would be.

Comment by 36x37

Yeah, that picture’s just weird. I remember maybe 10 years ago when he was unfunny and scrawny. Somehow, having plastic surgery and bulking up has made him less funny.

Comment by Todd Pack

I hope you meant to say “thank” not “That” and do not see CT as a diety. 🙂

Comment by perpetuallypeeved

How about, you’re not into the whole “come as yhou’re not” thing, so then you could wear whatever? Too cynical?

Comment by Todd Pack

Too cynical? Do you know who you’re talking to? 🙂

Comment by perpetuallypeeved

I vote for the maid. I love the idea of you hitting people with the feather duster.

Comment by thoughtsappear

Ooh… it is tempting. 🙂

Comment by perpetuallypeeved

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