LONG ARM OF THE LAW
Wear a sheriff’s costume and sew a sleeve extension on the right side. Inside the longer sleeve, leave room for a “grabber stick” covered with a glove on the end. Grab other students at will.
Be sassy for a night! Wear a donkey mask and costume (gray hooded sweatsuit and a gray tail with black fringe). Wear a graduation gown and a graduation cap with felt donkey ears attached. Carry a diploma.
Wear signs pinned all over yourself reading, “The check is in the mail,” “The dog ate it,” and “I tried to call you.” Wrap your foot in bandages and limp pitifully.
ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON
Wear a salt shaker costume (white clothing topped with a white chef’s hat with four black dots on top) and brandish a knife menacingly.
Bluntly criticize everyone for wasting your time with trivialities and bellow random verdicts.
CALIFORNIA BAR MORAL CHARACTER REJECTEE
Wear a large box over your torso with a closet door cut into the front. Wear a skeleton shirt or affix a fake skeleton to your chest.
ACCOUNT DRACULA Dress up as Dracula and add thick glasses, tax law textbooks, and a briefcase. Hand out business cards emblazoned with “Specializing in Death and Taxes.”
THE SECOND AMENDMENT
Find a furry costume, cut off the arms, and attach them to a regular T-shirt. When asked about the costume, angrily growl, “I have the right to BEAR ARMS.”
Make a large triangle out of cardboard, and use straps to hang it on your shoulders. Attach several toy airplanes, ships, your homework, textbooks, and other things that have never left to the triangle. Optional: tropical clothing.
JUSTICE IS BLIND
Drape a white bedsheet into a toga. Carry a set of scales and a white cane, and wear a pair of dark sunglasses. Watch your step!
Wear a devil costume, and hang symbols of luck (e.g., four-leaf clovers, horseshoes, rainbows, pots of gold, wishbones) around your neck. Instead of making small talk, brag about your class rank and mid-term grades.
BRIGHTEST BULB IN THE BOX
Share your brilliance with your peers by wearing brightly colored clothing and hanging battery-powered Christmas lights around yourself. Add a graduation cap and carry several diplomas.
Wear thick reading glasses and a swearter vest. Hunch your back under a backpack stuffed with a pillow until bursting. Carry a sign that says, “Will research for food.”
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