The Best Cosplay of PAX East 2011 *Contest CLOSED*

UPDATE: The Contest is CLOSED and the votes are being tallied up.  We will post both the Cosplay and random voter winners tomorrow so check back here as well as your e-mails.  You will have 5 days to respond to claim your prize.  Thanks Everyone.

What would a convention be without cosplay.  People devoted to recreating their favorite characters in full costume and with amazing attention to detail.  Some go for the wow factor, while others keep it simple yet true to the character they are portraying.  PAX East is no exception to the rule and we have collected photos of as many cosplayers as we could.

In order to thank these devoted fans we wanted to give something back and thus created a contest for “THE BEST COSPLAY OF PAX EAST”.  Not only will we be giving a prize to the winner based on votes, but we will also be giving a prize to a random voter.

  • The winner for “Best Cosplay” will receive a prize of their choice;  A collector’s edition of Lord of the Rings Online signed by the developers at Turbine or a $50 Amazon gift card.
  • The random winner from the voters will receive a prize of their choice; A copy of Super Mario All-Stars: Limited Edition for the Wii or a $20 Amazon gift card.

Photos are numbered for reference so that it will make things easier when tallying up the counts.  Also, feel free to include your comments with your vote so that these guys and gals can know how you really feel.

To all those that got your picture taken by me, thank you for letting me take a bit of your time and hopefully my cellphone quality shots don’t look like complete crap to you.

Ash and Umbreon Pokemon cosplay PAX East 2011

#1

Batman and Riddler cosplay PAX East 2011

#2

Bioshock Little Sister cosplay PAX East 2011

#3

Black Mage and Leprechaun cosplay PAX East 2011

#4

Deadpool cosplay PAX East 2011

#5

League of Legends Morgana cosplay PAX East 2011

#6

FFX-2 Yuna PAX East 2011

#7

Gabe and Tycho cosplay PAX East 2011

#8

Ghostbusters cosplay PAX East 2011

#9

Male Chun-Li cosplay PAX East 2011

#10

Mario and Bowser cosplay PAX East

#11

Metroid Samus cosplay PAX East 2011

#12

Minecraft cosplay PAX East 2011

#13

Misty cosplay PAX East 2011

#14

Mr T cosplay PAX East 2011

#15

Leauge of Legends Akali cosplay PAX East 2011

#16

Soul Calibur Xianghua coplay PAX East 2011

#17

Starcraft Zerg Kerrigan cosplay PAX East 2011

#18

Princess Leia cosplay PAX East 2011

#19

Princess Peach and Luigi cosplay PAX East 2011

#20

Plants vs Zombies cosplay PAX East 2011

#21

Odin Sphere Velvet cosplay PAX East 2011

#22

Street Fighter Chun-Li cosplay PAX East 2011

#23

Street Fighter Ryu cosplay PAX East 2011

#24

Team Fortress 2 Blue Pyro cosplay PAX East 2011

#25

Team Fortress 2 Blue Spy cosplay PAX East 2011

#26

Valkyria Chronicles cosplay PAX East 2011

#27

X-23 cosplay PAX East 2011

#28

Contest Rules:

  • You must reside within the United States to enter (sorry but international shipping is expensive)
  • Only one vote per person (you can definitely tell your friends to vote for you though)
  • Vote for your favorite by writing the picture number along with your comment below
  • The cosplayer with the most votes will be contacted via their e-mail recieved at PAX East
  • The random chosen voter (chosen through random.org) will be contacted via their registered e-mail
  • Contest ends on March 25th @ 8:00PM EST

Written by Bryan

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The Best Cosplay of PAX East 2011 *Contest CLOSED*, 10.0 out of 10 based on 3 ratings

172 Comments

  1. Sonneschimmer says:

    Voting for #17 =(^_^)=

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  2. Jed says:

    17

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  3. thismightberyan says:

    last min vote for #17

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  4. Newby says:

    #17 is win

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  5. irish87rebel says:

    #17!!

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  6. netto says:

    In my opinion #17 is the best one! 😀

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  7. KoRuPT says:

    #17

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  8. Jilikins says:

    #6 ftw!!

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  9. Michele says:

    #17!!! =D

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  10. Pinkbunny says:

    #6- Love those wings,and the fact that they move is just WOW! That hole outfit is just so awesome.

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  11. Dan Du says:

    #11
    How can I go again Mario and Bowser.

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  12. Ishtra says:

    #6 – that thing is epic!!

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  13. Andrei says:

    #17
    WOOT!

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  14. VelCthulhu says:

    #17

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  15. Me says:

    17!!!

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  16. Keylime says:

    #17 definately! Soul Calibur!

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  17. Deathstrike says:

    #6

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  18. Brooke says:

    #6 The detail on the outfit is amazing!!

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  19. Crystal says:

    #6

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  20. Meghan says:

    #6, definitely. Look at the crazy detail on that thing!

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  21. Watson says:

    Definitely #6!

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  22. B says:

    #17 definitely.

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  23. Burger says:

    #6! Those wings mooooove!!!! How epic?!

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  24. Hinklemar says:

    #6, you can’t tell the difference between her and the character!

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  25. AMFS says:

    #6 is such a win!!

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  26. Philip Peterson says:

    I vote #13

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  27. Ev says:

    #13

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  28. S says:

    13

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  29. Dane says:

    #17 Soul Calibur Rocks! Also, you look great.

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  30. Renton says:

    #17! Love the first Soulcalibur!

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  31. DanTheMystFan says:

    I vote for #13.

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  32. Kenzie says:

    I vote for #17 <3

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  33. atown says:

    #14. Babe.

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  34. Breeze says:

    #17!

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  35. EJoseph says:

    #17! Love SoulCalibur! Love the detail as well!!

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  36. Cobra Lily says:

    Number 17! She is great.

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  37. MapleMan says:

    #17 all the way

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  38. Susan says:

    I vote #17!

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  39. Devin says:

    I vote #14 Misty

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  40. Julia says:

    I vote #14.

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  41. STC says:

    I vote #17!

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  42. fr4ncium says:

    #17!

    It’d be great to have some pictures of the costumes from other angles…some of them, like 17, have some amazing detail on the back.

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  43. BADGER says:

    17. so much gold edging and detail work. Too bad you can’t see the full blown butterfly/detail on the back of the jacket… ^_^

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  44. Allattos says:

    #17 Love the detail and fabrics.

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  45. Lorca says:

    17.

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  46. Ibn says:

    #17 all the way!

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  47. Mr. Smith says:

    Go 17!

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  48. Spencer says:

    17! So pretty ^_^

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  49. Abbie says:

    #17!! Looking good!

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  50. TC says:

    #17 – WOW! Great Job working with very difficult fabrics!

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  51. AceofFools says:

    #17! go x 17

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  52. Andarel says:

    Going with #17. For Soul Calibur!

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  53. Avander says:

    #17! So good!

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  54. Kasiuke says:

    I vote #17! So much effort was put into the costume, and she looks amazing in it.

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  55. Ysterath says:

    #17 ! Soul Calibur 1 is the best!

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  56. Leon says:

    I pity the fool that does not agree with me that the best is #15 Mr.T

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  57. Sammy says:

    hm.. a lot of them look good. 😀
    i really really love 13
    LOVE

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  58. fred says:

    yo misty looks like shes 13. pedos

    go 21

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  59. Krystal says:

    13 omg omg i wanna sex them up

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  60. cardman says:

    #3 hands down, and well done.

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  61. Kris says:

    i wouldve voted misty but damn i saw that happy trail on her stomach and made me gag

    totally voting for 3, bioshock is great

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    • Bryan says:

      A little hate for cosplayer Misty in the last couple of commenters. This is heating things up in the last two days of the contest.

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  62. Jonnah says:

    13 all the way ’cause i heard about that Misty girl that she showed off her goods to get in. gross.

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  63. Alex says:

    #13. mm sexy minecraft

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  64. John says:

    #13 is amazing!!! minecraft is awesomee

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  65. dagga says:

    minecraft #13!!!!! fuck yes

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  66. Sally says:

    #13 is amazing <3

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  67. rawrr says:

    #13, holy shit

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  68. Shaunie says:

    Totally #12, she’s a babe, and lets face it no one can wear that and pull it off. <3 good job girl

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  69. NoMoreHero says:

    Number 14 cuz she’s my cheerleader for Smash bros!

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  70. Bails says:

    # 14 gets my vote, shes cute and the best misty i had seen through most of that con

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  71. Nisara says:

    I’d say #14 definitely.

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  72. Ann says:

    I vote for #13!

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  73. Joe D. says:

    #13 Minecraft!

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  74. JCoppenrath says:

    Number #13 for sure!

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  75. Odell says:

    13, who doesn’t like a digitized head.

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  76. #13 ftw!

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  77. It HAS to be #13 because that is totally the spirit of Minecraft.

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  78. Amanda M says:

    I vote for #1 cause it’s me 😛 (and I haven’t gotten any votes yet :( …)

    PS. I’m dressed up as Umbreon (another Pokemon), not Pikachu.

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    • Bryan says:

      You’re welcome to have your friends come and vote also. Remember they may also win a prize.

      And I’m going to make an edit to that now. Thanks for schooling me on my Pokemon knowledge.

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  79. Logan M (Zaku77 - CAG) says:

    I’m going to have tog o with #10. Certainly not the best, but a male Chun-Li? That takes balls (and alcohol probably)

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  80. Heather says:

    #21! Most unique.

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  81. Ocelote_mx says:

    #13 Minecraft!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  82. Robert Quinn says:

    #22

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  83. FreakNFlow says:

    #15 Barret…i mean Mr. T all the way

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  84. Rachael Kerr says:

    I vote for #7! That costume is clearly handmade, and although it may not be difficult, so many people buy easy costumes! Not only is the costume accurate to small details (you can’t see it in the picture, but I saw this cosplayer and she even had Yuna’s hair attachment!), look at how much the girl looks like Yuna!

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  85. Margaret B says:

    #14

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  86. ropes says:

    I have to say #6 Morgana from League of Legends should be the winner because it takes dedication and effort to wear that for the entire weekend.

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  87. Jesse53 says:

    #3!

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  88. Agent 13 says:

    #7

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  89. JimPower64 says:

    My vote goes to #14, cute cosplay, well done.

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  90. JP says:

    #7

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  91. Mepstein says:

    #7! Nice!

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  92. NomNomNom says:

    YUNA!!!!!!!!!!!

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  93. EvilAngel says:

    #7 Yuna :)
    I love my friend

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  94. RedneckOtaku says:

    #7 – Yuna :)

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  95. CaptainYuzuki18 says:

    #7 – Yuna all the way!! :)

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  97. Jonny Ruckus says:

    #9!!!!

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  98. Yoyo says:

    #3 Because that would be my GF and I made her needle! YEAH!

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  99. Mike H says:

    #25, pyro hadouken FTW!

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  100. Maera says:

    #6! The wings moved too!

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  101. Kate says:

    Number 6! Those wings are rockin’.

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  102. Yakra says:

    #6 – The wings move, and are INSANE.

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  103. TomA says:

    I vote for #6. Great, unique idea and amazing execution. Yaaay Morgana!

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  104. Matt says:

    #13 is the bomb

    My mind is blown

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  105. Amy says:

    #13 all the way

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  106. Hurrock says:

    #3. Little Sister FTW. (go Aly!)

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  107. Tamoka says:

    I have to vote for #6!

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  108. arthurfaarter says:

    #14 gets my vote because RED-HEADS RULE! I loves me a sexy, cos-playing red-head. Thanks for the contest, and the shots of all the ladies.

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  109. Ken H says:

    Gotta go with #9, I love the Ghostbusters and those guy have some awesome looking proton packs.

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  110. Sorana Gatej says:

    I vote for #6. The effort in that costume is AMAZING. I can’t believe that poor girl walked around dressed like that during the whole con. I also love #3, but I have to go with #6 on this.

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  111. JeFF says:

    #9 takes it for me, although I suppose they’ll have to split the prize if they win?

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  112. Ben says:

    #3. Bioshock is amazing. (But all of them are great!)

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  113. The little sister (Aly) says:

    :’D you guys really like my costume? thank you so much!! The needle was made out of a real 1920’s gas pump!
    i’m going to vote for my boyfriend :3 #26

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  114. Bryan says:

    A lot of love for the Little Sister cosplay so far. If you are one of these cosplayers remember to get your friends to vote.

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  115. loltonytony says:

    I voting on #3.

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  116. Randy says:

    I vote # 3! Its so sick

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  117. kay jay says:

    #3 it’s SUCH a good costume and everything looks accurate. soo creepy but so good!!!

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  118. Ella Navaroli says:

    Number 3! Excellent costume!

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  119. Sarah says:

    #13 is the best

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  120. g-man says:

    #9!

    I admire the dedication in all aspects of the outfit — the suit, the accessories and, of course, the PROTON PACK!

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  121. Lucas says:

    13 is by far the best in my eyes!

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  122. Ann says:

    #3! XD

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  123. BossVersion1 says:

    I pick #3. Costume looks very legit and has the creepiness. Honorable mention to #14.

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  124. Alex R says:

    Definitely #11, just pure awesome.

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  125. Dustin says:

    I’m going with #3. Very well done.

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  126. Arman says:

    Definitely #14 *drool* ; )

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  127. Randy says:

    Definitely #3. Very nicely done!

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  128. Casey says:

    I vote 15! So awesome

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  129. Jonathan S. says:

    I’m gonna have to say #13! That’s just awesome.

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  130. Brian says:

    I vote for #3 also. The Bioshock Little Sister cosplay is uncanny and I can just imagine her calling out for Mr. Bubbles.

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  131. Fragger says:

    #13! Haha, that just rocks. =P

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  132. gunstar808 says:

    Some good ideas, but #3 is one of the coolest/original ideas.

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  133. Digital Plague says:

    Im going with #3….. Now Id love nothing more then to vote for a #5 that was even slightly good… but that is HORRID.. I mean how the flying chimichangas, this entry even make the cut? May Deadpool Pull a Freddy and merc you in your sleep.

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  134. Chad says:

    I go with #1.

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  135. Courtney says:

    I vote #3! suuper creepy!

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  136. Grant says:

    #3 it is.

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  137. Trevor says:

    Gotta go with #15, great work man! =D

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  138. Dave says:

    I vote for #9.

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  139. Adam says:

    I’m gonna go with the Little Sister, Picture #3. Great job, pulls it off nicely and it’s definitely creepy…

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  140. Bloop says:

    #13!

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  141. Mike D says:

    #1…simply because of the girl.

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  142. Fulgens says:

    #13!

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  143. Lauren says:

    I vote for #13

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  144. Cheapy says:

    My vote would have to go with #22 “Odin-Sphere-Velvet-cosplay”

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  145. #13! That’s me and my girlfriend :3

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  146. eugaet says:

    I’ll vote for #3. That cosplay is near perfect.

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  147. Danhoo says:

    I’ll vote for #6 because it’s a solid costume and those wings must have been a serious pain to walk around with.

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  148. Rabbitsuit says:

    My vote is for the Little Sister #3. The ghostbusters were close though.

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  149. MiXmAsTaRoB says:

    imma havee to go with #23 Best NBA Player Number and it Chun Li cant go wrong with that lol

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  150. Enemyofusall says:

    Definitely going with # 3, so creepy and awesome! haha

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  151. I uhm have to go with #19 for obvious reasons lol
    http://www.facebook.com/TinyLeia

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  152. Travis says:

    I vote for #10, mad props.

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  153. dwb6 says:

    definantly #13.

    #14 isnt to far behind tho

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  154. CaptainJoel says:

    #13 is AWESOME!

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  155. dyeknom says:

    #18 is pretty solid.

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  156. James T. says:

    I gotta go with #15!

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  157. SfxPryde says:

    Woot!! My X-23 JUST made the cut!! ^_^

    I’ll play along!! I vote #28!

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  158. Nathan says:

    Number 25 is pretty cool.

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  159. Admiralvic says:

    Ill go with #9 =P

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  160. Andy says:

    I vote #14 Misty FTW!

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