School Robes
School Robes

Abbie’s probably not talking about this LARP, but I bet she dreams of travelling there one day!

News: Posted May 27th, 2015 by Alina

^ 12 Comments to “School Robes”

  1. gnrrrg Says:

    I didn’t go to my graduation for the same reasons (at least the reasons listed in panel 2).

    Posted May 27th, 2015 at 7:47 am
  2. Wait…

    You can rent your robes? Buying was the only option when I graduated. Granted, it did make for a sweet sith robe, but still.

    Posted May 27th, 2015 at 8:18 am
  3. JennyDanger Says:

    They kept us huddled in a dark narrow corridor beneith the basketball stadium. It was hot, and my hair was totally fucked by the time we got seated.

    Pretty hard to care about motivational speakers by that point…

    Oh also way to treat your students who just spent 4-8 years studying engineering!

    Posted May 27th, 2015 at 8:26 am
  4. asd Says:

    we had to buy our robes so i got mine in my closet

    Posted May 27th, 2015 at 8:45 am
  5. Kaunisenkeli Says:

    I think my university has students buy the robes. I guess I’ll find out for sure in two years.

    Posted May 27th, 2015 at 9:05 am
  6. chefnutmeg Says:

    http://www.academicapparel.com/caps/robes_bachelor.html
    Now Abby (Or anyone) can have their robes for LARPS.

    Posted May 27th, 2015 at 10:04 am
  7. xero Says:

    it would be cheaper to buy them after from another seller

    Posted May 27th, 2015 at 12:11 pm
  8. Sourceress Says:

    What can I say? It snowed the day I graduated from college (May 8, iirc). I was feeling pretty smart, because we were all lined up outside the gym, and it started snowing, and most of the other women were wearing short skirts and heels under their robes (like anyone’s going to see what you’re wearing under those things anyway), and complaining about how cold they were. I was wearing jeans and a turtleneck, so I was quite comfy.

    And yes, granted, I was graduating from the University of Alaska – Fairbanks, but even so, snow in May is unusual. It’s usually quite pleasant by then.

    And when we marched out of the auditorium, they had a pipe and drum corp to play us out. It was totally awesome. 🙂

    Posted May 27th, 2015 at 12:25 pm
  9. AlaraMorningstar Says:

    …. OMFG! and now I’m glad I kept mine >.> I never once considered it for a costume.

    Posted May 27th, 2015 at 6:34 pm
  10. Mturtle7 Says:

    YAAAAAY CONTINUITY. I like being able to know (roughly) how old these characters are throughout the comic. It shows that yes, these are actual people, and time is still passing for them, even in the comic. It’s amazing how happy that makes me.

    Posted May 27th, 2015 at 6:58 pm
  11. Rosy the Cat Says:

    My college made me buy mine. Unfortunately they picked the size you got based on your weight and I’ve lost a lot since college, so now my robe is a tent of a thing gathering dust in my closet.

    Posted May 28th, 2015 at 1:17 am
  12. Bron Says:

    You had a choice where I went to university (both of them) to rent or to buy (you could rent them and then buy later) but they are really expensive (as they are proper well made gowns). I rented as I’m going for my masters and my doctorate and you wear the colours of the university/department/college/school you have the highest qualification from, you only really need them if you are a lecturer (for graduations) or if you are a teacher in a very old fashioned school (and even then you only really wear them if you are oxbridge).

    I have however kept all my school caps, ties, scarfs and badges from every educational institution I’ve attended (which considering which ones I’ve gone to means I can look like a gaudy stripy mess Woo!).

    Posted June 1st, 2015 at 11:50 am