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The Most Exciting/Disturbing Things We Saw at the Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim

Published On 04/21/2015 Published On 04/21/2015
Laurel Woods

You might have already seen the greatest thing to come out of this year's annual Star Wars Celebration conference: the trailer for Episode VII. (Wait, don't go, okay, we'll wait while you watch it again... You're back? Cool.) But there were a lot more Jedi-level mind tricks happening in Anaheim this weekend. Here're some IRL scenes that made the convention worth visiting.

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Homemade cosplay comes at a professional level for Star Wars fans -- like this X-wing Fighter’s BB-8 ball droid, which was most impressive.

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Geeks: this is the voice of Ahsoka Tano in The Clone Wars. Lady geeks: she has a clothing line called Her Universe with clothes (like this Hoth pin-up dress) for fangirls. Rep!

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This dude's ready for Stormtrooper... prom?

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Worst nightmare? Worst nightmare.

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There's a Star Wars-specific tattoo parlor. REPEAT: STAR WARS-SPECIFIC TATTOO PARLOR!

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Disney's takeover of the franchise is clearly a boon for... people who make Darth Vader masks in blue?

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TIE Fighters have to take the bus? Yep! (May the force be with them.)

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Village People Han Solo!!! Pinkbacca!!! Two, uh, kinda-normalish Princess Leias!!!!!

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We're not saying this would be the lovechild of slave Leia and Jabba the Hutt, but...

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"I'll be back..." er, wrong franchise. "Back I will be."

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Laurel Woods is a freelance writer and special effects wiz. Follow her on Twitter @lewoodsy.

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