Monty Python Cosplay Is A Mouthful

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Reader Stephen Hancock was cosplaying as a Monty Python character at Gen Con earlier in the month. I’d tell you just who it was, but the name is too long for our publishing platform to fit in an opening paragraph.

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So I’ll have to put it here. It’s Johann Gambolputty de von Ausfern Schplenden Schlitter Crasscrenbon Fried Digger Dingle Dangle Dongle Dungle Burstein von Knacker Thrasher Apple Banger Horowitz Ticolensic Grander Knotty Spelltinkle Grandlich Grumblemeyer Spelterwasser Kurstlich Himbleeisen Bahnwagen Gutenabend bitte ein Nurnberger Bratwustle Gernspurten Mitz Weimache Luber Hundsfut Gumberaber Shonedanker Kalbsfleisch Mittler Aucher von Hautkopft of Ulm.

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Made famous, of course, in this classic:

I love the idea of cosplaying at a board game trade show. I love the nametag even more.

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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DISCUSSION

What’s awesome is that when asked, he can say his full name verbatim without skipping a beat.  I saw the guy do it when at the Mystery Anime Theater 9001 event on Saturday, he said it in front of the whole room when asked by Tom and the crowd went nuts.