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tigertrap
« on: October 09, 2007 10:52:14 AM »

Hi everyone, hopefully someone can assist me, because I'm kinda stumped on this. My 4-year-old daughter -really- wants to be a skunk for Halloween (maybe I should inform her that some kids are mean and may say that she stinks?), and I was trying to think of something to dress myself in that would somehow match somewhat with her costume.
Another woodland creature? Bambi? I dunno, help me out, I appreciate it!
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paramecium
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2007 11:24:28 AM »

i think a skunk is a cool costume.
well, you could either match her as a flower or something different that smells good or match as some woodland creature as you said (a rabbit wouldnt be too hard) or you could go for black and white and go as a penguin or a zebra.
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bingeandpurge
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2007 12:33:56 PM »

Unfortunately my first thought was a rabbit, I guess if you're into Disney is could be Thumper.  Or something else that supposedly smells bad- what other animals smell bad?  I can't think of anything off the top of my head, but I know that our dogs sure reek. 

Two totally off topic things:

1.  Speaking of skunks, has anyone ever seen this PBS commerical? :
http://www.allformat.com/showreel/showreel.htm#  (Second one down) 
I saw that when I was a child and ever since I've wanted a pet skunk so badly... 

And 2. I love your icon.  If I was spending Halloween in Canada I'd probably do a TPB-themed costume of some sort.  Bubbles is my favorite character.  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2007 11:02:26 AM »

I'd say woodland creature, a flower... or... general stink? Ha. Maybe dress light green and.. blobby... somehow? (Although you'd have to explain yourself all night!)

And bingeandpurge: I love that commercial! It pleases me deeply. Skunks are just adorable. We had one living in my backyard, and I always felt so silly trying to run away from the cute little thing.
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« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2007 10:14:50 PM »

My first thoughts were also Bambi or Thumper. My second was the cat that Pepe LePew chased after. *grin*
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tigertrap
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2007 08:50:14 AM »

Yeah, it would be cool to do a TPB's costume theme, though no one would get it because I live in Phoenix, AZ.  Smiley One of my friends would make the *best* Ricky, lol.

Thank you for all the ideas, they are all great! I will most definately post pictures when all is said and done.
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« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2007 08:53:10 AM »

I totally thought of you being a flower. I couldn't figure out why until I remembered the name of the skunk from Bambi.  Grin
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« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2007 07:05:09 PM »

My first thought was definitely a can of tomato juice. I guess thats the first thing I think of when I think of a skunk smell!
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« Reply #8 on: October 14, 2007 08:58:26 PM »

My first thought was definitely a can of tomato juice. I guess thats the first thing I think of when I think of a skunk smell!

haha I was just going to post this!!
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