How should I alter my Where's Waldo costume?
October 26, 2011 1:39 PM   Subscribe

My wife purchased a Where's Waldo outfit for me for Halloween. How should I spice it up (i.e. zombie Waldo, pirate Waldo)?
posted by a47danger to Grab Bag (18 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
Note: I also have a beard, leaving the door open for hobo Waldo.
posted by a47danger at 1:46 PM on October 26, 2011

Waldo in the 21st century: Waldo costume with a giant location pin cutout over your head.
posted by yodangson at 1:46 PM on October 26, 2011 [3 favorites]

Ooo, I'm liking it. A Google Places pin or a Foursquare badge.
posted by a47danger at 1:48 PM on October 26, 2011

There's one memorable Where's Waldo drawing that was just thousands of slightly-off Waldo's - one had an eyepatch, one had the wrong belt on his pants, or different colored-shoes, etc. etc.

I would find it hilarious if I walked up to a Waldo and said, "I found Waldo!" only to find out that I didn't find the right one.
posted by muddgirl at 1:59 PM on October 26, 2011

posted by argonauta at 2:03 PM on October 26, 2011 [14 favorites]

You can also make this your "thing" for coming years. I had a (guy) friend who went as some version of a pirate every year: Catholic schoolgirl pirate, zombie pirate, businessman pirate, etc. It was fun to see what he chose every year.
posted by MsMolly at 2:07 PM on October 26, 2011

Slutty Waldo
posted by MangyCarface at 2:10 PM on October 26, 2011 [5 favorites]

However you modify the costume, I'd like to suggest something extra. In the books, there are various items to find as well as Wally/Waldo himself - scrolls in The Fantastic Journey, for instance. If you're going to be indoors, you could secrete props, or drawings on index cards, around the place for people to happen upon. Or just drop them, like a trail of breadcrumbs.
posted by ManyLeggedCreature at 2:18 PM on October 26, 2011

If you have a suit, an American Flag pin, and can find a red and white striped tie, you could be President Waldo.
posted by phunniemee at 2:20 PM on October 26, 2011

Darth Waldo
posted by ROU_Xenophobe at 2:27 PM on October 26, 2011

Just be Waldo.
posted by unixrat at 2:32 PM on October 26, 2011 [1 favorite]

Invisible Waldo! Leading to the inevitable question...
posted by platinum at 2:57 PM on October 26, 2011

wall-e waldo
posted by effluvia at 7:36 PM on October 26, 2011

Ooh, I just had a thought...but I'm not sure how you'd pull it off. Maybe other people can offer their ideas.

Instead of being a Waldo, be a Waldon't.

This might involve something as simple as an evil moustache or wearing plaid pants with your striped shirt.
posted by phunniemee at 7:39 PM on October 26, 2011

Cross-dresser Waldo
posted by oceanview at 9:15 PM on October 26, 2011

Sexy Waldo. Instead of the pants wear a speedo.
posted by bendy at 1:43 AM on October 27, 2011

Great answers guys. Thanks for the help. I'm still digging the 21st century Waldo. Maybe I'll find a barber's pole to bring along as well.
posted by a47danger at 7:27 AM on October 27, 2011

Wars Waldo? Were-Waldo?
posted by Rykey at 1:07 PM on October 30, 2011

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