Formal Ball pictures or memories?

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Formal Ball pictures or memories?

Post by SirisAzgana » Tue Apr 10, 2012 2:12 pm

I think the best part of my con experience this year was the Phoenix Ball. Anyone have pictures or memories you want to share? <3

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Post by thepolishpixie » Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:53 am

This is first year that I attended the ball with a date...and with a date who enjoys dancing as much as I do! I had such a blast twirling around the dance floor, and when I took a break I saw so many girls sitting and staring wistfully at the floor. I encouraged my date to dance with a few of them, and he kindly obliged. I'm not sure what part I enjoyed more...whirling around the floor, or watching my date make lonely girl's night by expertly waltzing her around the floor.

It's a wonderful event that I hope they will continue for years to come!
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Post by Supermot » Wed Apr 11, 2012 12:17 pm

I was very happy to host at this event, but didn't get any photos from it.

And gentlemen, I had no problem getting young ladies to dance with me all night long. The men here need to take a lesson or two and step up to the plate!

Thanks to everyone who asked me or was asked by me. You were all wonderful dancers.
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Post by SirisAzgana » Wed Apr 11, 2012 1:54 pm

I was so lucky! I met a lovely Marine who danced with me for 8 waltzes :) I was also asked by Goku for two dances XD Some ladies even asked me to dance :D Men, we ladies aren't that evil or crazy and we're shy too!

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Post by Supermot » Wed Apr 11, 2012 4:53 pm

I should add that I enjoyed the two ladies dressed as men dancing with the two men dressed as ladies.

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Post by Naokichan » Wed Apr 11, 2012 5:09 pm

I wish they played Waltz of the Moon at the ball this year. They did it for two years and hten pulled it (my gf requested it and they said no). I hope they play it next year
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Post by AshHollaaaaaa » Wed Apr 11, 2012 5:11 pm

lol i danced with a couple chicks but they all made fun of me at the end of it, hahah it was good poopy though and i enjoyed asking everyone i did

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Post by Caesar » Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:46 pm

I wish I'd had the presence of mind to take a picture, I spent the first half of it dancing, the second half wondering if my feet would recover in time for me to dance more... sadly they did not. Still I had a great time, met three really nice ladies... completely lost track of them but at least we had fun while it lasted. It was a good experience and perhaps after a few more of these things I won't completely suck at it.
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Post by NOlemons » Thu Apr 12, 2012 2:03 am

Supermot wrote:I should add that I enjoyed the two ladies dressed as men dancing with the two men dressed as ladies.

Somewhere in the south, a staunch conservative's head just exploded
Mind= exploded :lol:

On a more seriouis note I had a blast here too. Just wish I coul have Pushed a few more good men to the dance floor. Besides my lovely wife, I pulled another 4 to the ance floor (A princess Buttercup, a sailor moon, a woman who knew the tengo (I'm sitting there shaking my head, Oh I'll ask this pretty lady to the dance floor, and I get lessons on dancing... lol... all in good fun though) and one other pretty wallflower).

Come on men, next year, step it up some. Make a ladies night.

And Ashollaaaa, my apologies on those women, can't believe that would happen.
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Post by AshHollaaaaaa » Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:49 am

NOlemons wrote:
Supermot wrote:I should add that I enjoyed the two ladies dressed as men dancing with the two men dressed as ladies.

Somewhere in the south, a staunch conservative's head just exploded
Mind= exploded :lol:

On a more seriouis note I had a blast here too. Just wish I coul have Pushed a few more good men to the dance floor. Besides my lovely wife, I pulled another 4 to the ance floor (A princess Buttercup, a sailor moon, a woman who knew the tengo (I'm sitting there shaking my head, Oh I'll ask this pretty lady to the dance floor, and I get lessons on dancing... lol... all in good fun though) and one other pretty wallflower).

Come on men, next year, step it up some. Make a ladies night.

And Ashollaaaa, my apologies on those women, can't believe that would happen.
lol it was actually really lighthearted and playful. like i said, i askjed them to dance in the first place so its all good. just gotta go with the punches

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Post by Miyu chan » Fri Apr 13, 2012 4:38 pm

Naokichan wrote:I wish they played Waltz of the Moon at the ball this year. They did it for two years and hten pulled it (my gf requested it and they said no). I hope they play it next year
We try to rotate our music so that we aren't playing the same songs every year. In addition, the music at the ball is a pre-assembled playlist, which makes it difficult to accept requests at the ball itself. The reason your girlfriend was denied is most likely because we didn't have Waltz for the Moon available on our computer.
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Post by DarthFormal » Fri Apr 13, 2012 10:23 pm

This was my first year attending the ball and it was a lot of fun! I greatly sympathized with the girls wistfully watching the dance floor. However, while I wish someone had asked me to dance, I'm still glad I went to the ball with a great group of friends who were willing to dance with me.

Also, having the string quartet from the VGO was a nice touch. I was super happy when they played the reprise from Spirited Away!

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Post by Lifestream » Sat Apr 14, 2012 12:21 am

I have some pictures I took when I was running around the dance floor with my crappy picture camera haha.


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Post by Naokichan » Sat Apr 14, 2012 12:38 pm

Miyu chan wrote:
Naokichan wrote:I wish they played Waltz of the Moon at the ball this year. They did it for two years and hten pulled it (my gf requested it and they said no). I hope they play it next year
We try to rotate our music so that we aren't playing the same songs every year. In addition, the music at the ball is a pre-assembled playlist, which makes it difficult to accept requests at the ball itself. The reason your girlfriend was denied is most likely because we didn't have Waltz for the Moon available on our computer.

do you think they would play it next year? A few people I met at the ball were talking about asking the coordinators to request it for next years set.
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Post by Icchysgirl » Sat Apr 14, 2012 6:40 pm

I enjoy the ball every year I've gone this year was much more fun though
I wnet with my best friend and towards the end of the night when most
of the guys had left I danced with her alot. It was nice to be asked as often
as I was though, I had alot of photos taken of me even though I wasn't in
any sort of costume which I found strange but it was thoughtful. I wish some
of the men could have stepped up more though
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Post by Palegia » Mon Apr 16, 2012 1:38 am

Oh my goodness, this was probably the highlight of my weekend. I was dressed as the designer doll Rapunzel, the one with the bedazzled purple corset and sparkling pink skirt. At first, I was hesitant to dance because I really had no idea how to dance. Then my friend's friend taught me how, and after that I couldn't stop dancing. I was standing around, waiting for someone to ask me to dance, but the guys were all so shy.
So, I danced with a couple girls, like, why not? Right?
Then I just started to ask people if they wanted to dance and nobody said no xD It was a blast! Way better than any of the high school dances I've ever been to. The music was just loud enough so everyone could hear it, but soft enough so you could have a conversation while you were dancing. AND THE QUARTET WAS SO LOVELY.
The whole thing was lovely. Nobody was grinding, or fighting over guys, it was just amazing.
I really appreciate those who put the time in to make this whole thing happen, and I appreciate everyone that danced with me :3

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Post by almightycows » Tue Apr 17, 2012 10:00 pm

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Post by Miyu chan » Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:49 am

Naokichan wrote:
Miyu chan wrote:
Naokichan wrote:I wish they played Waltz of the Moon at the ball this year. They did it for two years and hten pulled it (my gf requested it and they said no). I hope they play it next year
We try to rotate our music so that we aren't playing the same songs every year. In addition, the music at the ball is a pre-assembled playlist, which makes it difficult to accept requests at the ball itself. The reason your girlfriend was denied is most likely because we didn't have Waltz for the Moon available on our computer.

do you think they would play it next year? A few people I met at the ball were talking about asking the coordinators to request it for next years set.
If I remember this conversation when we sit down to plan next year's dance, I'll mention adding it back into the rotation.
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Post by Naokichan » Thu Apr 26, 2012 3:05 pm

Miyu chan wrote:
Naokichan wrote:
Miyu chan wrote:
Naokichan wrote:I wish they played Waltz of the Moon at the ball this year. They did it for two years and hten pulled it (my gf requested it and they said no). I hope they play it next year
We try to rotate our music so that we aren't playing the same songs every year. In addition, the music at the ball is a pre-assembled playlist, which makes it difficult to accept requests at the ball itself. The reason your girlfriend was denied is most likely because we didn't have Waltz for the Moon available on our computer.

do you think they would play it next year? A few people I met at the ball were talking about asking the coordinators to request it for next years set.
If I remember this conversation when we sit down to plan next year's dance, I'll mention adding it back into the rotation.
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Post by MySkyColoredUmbrella » Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:08 pm

I met my boyfriend at the ball this year.
I don't know what's better than meeting someone at a anime convention dance but It's pretty sweet. I can't wait for next year

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