Alcohol flask filled with water for a prop? Is it OK?

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Ken Murikumo
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Alcohol flask filled with water for a prop? Is it OK?

Post by Ken Murikumo » Sat Feb 11, 2017 3:30 pm

Alcohol in the con is a big no no. I was wondering if it would be ok to have a flask filled with water (or something) to take swigs of. The character has one and is usually buzzed.

I'm asking more to know if i will be questioned or asked not to bring it if the staff or security sees me using it.

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Re: Alcohol flask filled with water for a prop? Is it OK?

Post by tetsujin » Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:58 pm

Personally I'd just fake it. Make a flask from foam or something so if somebody did have a concern, it could be easily, decisively settled (probably).

...You know, because security exists to protect us from extremely dangerous things like beverage containers.

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Re: Alcohol flask filled with water for a prop? Is it OK?

Post by Faceman » Wed Feb 15, 2017 1:32 pm

We cannot pre-approve any prop before it is inspected on-site.

That being said, alcohol is specifically prohibited from the convention premises. Bringing something meant to contain alcohol will likely get a bit more attention from the security screeners.

My advice is to not put any liquid in it at all. It's a lot easier to show a container is empty than to say "it's full of not booze."

But again, this isn't pre-approving of any props. You'll have to wait til you get inspected.
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