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Posted 5/28/17 , edited 5/29/17
I didn't realize that this event was this weekend until i saw it on the news

Armed man at Phoenix Comicon allegedly targeting actor
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISo9V-gLaow


i didn't know power rangers is still a thing now a day or who the actor mentioned


Phoenix Comicon 2017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2K9qiEGDH8

https://memberships.square-egg.com/e/phoenix_comicon_2017

$30 for a selfie ?

They are banning fake weapons after the incident too.. It's not the same without the props

Long lines at Phoenix Comicon due to props ban
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUmvuEDWSfw
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Posted 5/28/17
"shotgun, three hand guns and a tactical knife"
Must've had a +3 trenchcoat of holding



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Posted 5/28/17
Paranoia is a bitch... Like, force EVERYONE to remove their fake weapons because 1 bad apple brought real ones? Well, I am for staff doing a casual check and verification to make sure you understand not to randomly swing them at people, but automatic no weapons out of paranoia response? Fuck that shit, they aren't getting my money in the future.

Too bad that a weaponized body can't be banned. Glad I'm going to be cosplaying as a ripped scientist/wrestler, professor kukui. I win against paranoia and censorship...

Ohh wait, they can. They can force me to cover up my sexy abs that I've worked so hard on. (2 months and counting) Dam it!
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Posted 6/14/17
not guilty.. what else is new...

Man arrested at Phoenix Comicon with guns pleads not guilty
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dD5xdqLkTCY

Power Ranger targeted in Phoenix attack says tragedy waiting to happen
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O11Exi3IUHo
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Posted 6/14/17
Paranoia wins yet again. STALIN would be proud.
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Posted 6/14/17
fake weapons?? f that, people should bring real weapons. Then if some nut job comes to start shit, it wont be so easy for him.. after all shooters target Soft Zones.
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Posted 6/14/17
the dude was also targeting police he felt were bad. i was one of the first in line sat, do i realky cant say how bad the lines were.
it wasnt the same without the prop, tho everyone was getting wanded.
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Posted 6/14/17
If attendance drops enough, they may repeal. I say that, because this ban hits cosplayers hard.
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Posted 6/14/17
just install metal detectors beside the psycho got in through an unlocked door!
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Posted 6/14/17
Was this the guy after a Power Ranger for reasons I can't even fathom? I remember seeing this one.

So how did the dude that's so batshit crazy he thought he was The Punisher get his hands on 4 guns and body armour? ><



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Posted 7/19/17 , edited 7/19/17

AnimeAddictANN69 wrote:

just install metal detectors beside the psycho got in through an unlocked door!



nope. they decided to just ruin the fun for everyone. The props ban is here to stay and spreading

Surveillance video shows Phoenix Comicon suspect
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMKDbyFnAR8
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Posted 7/20/17

dulun18 wrote:


AnimeAddictANN69 wrote:

just install metal detectors beside the psycho got in through an unlocked door!



nope. they decided to just ruin the fun for everyone. The props ban is here to stay and spreading

Surveillance video shows Phoenix Comicon suspect
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMKDbyFnAR8


so instead of installing metal detectors...

They don't have any armed security guards or police officers at these events?
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Posted 7/20/17 , edited 7/20/17
So, a large reason for visiting Comicons (Cosplay) is thrown out of the window? How can you cosplay some characters without their iconic weapons?


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Paranoia wins yet again. STALIN would be proud.
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Posted 7/23/17 , edited 7/23/17

Kuschelpython wrote:

So, a large reason for visiting Comicons (Cosplay) is thrown out of the window? How can you cosplay some characters without their iconic weapons?


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Paranoia wins yet again. STALIN would be proud.


They believe that the costume alone is sufficient for cosplay.
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Posted 7/23/17
Couldn't Security just, check the weapons?
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