The Dapper Skeleton

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Big Jim
- 10/23/2016 11:44pm

Come welcome the Dapper Skeleton at this year's Halloween Dance!

That's right, it's time to welcome the darker half, and put the final nail in summer's coffin. Starting in the afternoon on October 31st, there will be giant turnip carving in the common area, along with carnivorous apple bobbing, a tarot card lookalike contest (judging by Ms. Brigitte), and the annual Parade of the Dead.

Then, at 8pm, the dance begins in Mesmer Hall, with music provided this year by visiting Indonesian shaman DJ Gamelan. It's also time once again for our annual Freaky Dancing Contest, always held when the boundary between this world and the other is at its thinnest.

The evening will culminate at midnight with the arrival of the Dapper Skeleton himself. Freshmen and other students with a Mental Stability Rating of F4 or lower are recommended to leave before the arrival of "The Elegant One." In fact, anyone with a phobia concerning top hats should likely steer clear.

Come join in the fun, won't you? See you there!

Big Jim
Student Activities Coordinator
Class of '99

Big Jim
- 10/24/2016 10:10pm

There has been some confusion on campus concerning the definition of Freaky Dancing, @uva vulpis.

It is not, as some suggest, "Freak Dancing," which is neither condoned nor tolerated at Psychic High School dances.

Freaky Dancing is the ability to warp the space and time around one's body through movement.

We welcome further discussion on this matter as necessary.

Big Jim
Student Activities Coordinator
Class of '99

- 10/26/2016 9:30pm

Espiritismo does not have a good feeling about the dance. Calling up The Elegant One at the same time you are bending and twisting reality is a really bad combo. At the Corn Festival last year they had a corn god and it was a dwarf, man! With skin made out of corn and his hair made out of corn silk. Boy did he run around, knocking over the tents and scaring people half out of their wits. It took us all night to convince that guy he was just made of corn and he should stop running around. Then the sun came up he turned to popcorn.

Briar Rose
- 10/30/2016 10:29am

I am slightly wary of the combined power of The Elegant One and the Body Movements Club at the dance tomorrow. On one hand, if he decides to compete in the dancing contest and is angered if he looses to the skills those who follow The Catalog of Body Movements possess, he could raise his skeleton army and subsequently ruin the newly waxed dance floor and scare a few students into fear-induced comas. On the other hand, if The Elegant One is understandably mesmerized by the strange dance moves and decides to join in, we could have a rip in the veil between our two worlds!

Of course, I don't want these potential disasters to disturb our fun, so I've been planning tactics to combat any negative consequences. So far, I've come up with charming the dance floor with an unbreakable rune and brewing extra revival potions (an ancient recipe consisting of mothballs soaked in ectoplasm, three cat whiskers, wolfsbane extract, and cinnamon). Any other ideas? I'd hate for the two dimensions to fuse and begin to crack under immense pressure.

Ginger Moonshot
- 11/1/2016 1:01am

Shuffle step, shuffle step, shuffle ball change shuffle step

Stomp back flap, stomp back flap, stomp back flap step, stomp back flap

Run run run stumble run scream


Big Jim
- 11/1/2016 6:48am

Well that was quite a hootenanny last night, wasn't it?

I'd like to thank everyone for coming to the Welcoming of the Dapper Skeleton Psychic High School Halloween Festival. The Tarot Card Lookalike costumes were all fantastic, but unfortunately only some of you were fated to win. We expect any vengeful repercussions to also have been predetermined, and perhaps an important lesson to all not to try and bend fate to your own ends.... Just kidding! Everyone was a winner!

DJ Gamelan certainly "rocked the house" with his "fresh" "sic" "beats." The polyrhythmic bells and gongs really had the Catalog of Body Movement Dancers going. And, yes, we may have overdone it. The Dapper Skeleton critically fused with our reality, and, though Eldritch Psycurity Teams have worked arcanely and feverishly through the night, they have been unable to expel it.

We ask that all students use the Psychic Buddy System (Appendix 9: PBS in your student handbooks) at all times on campus until further notice. This means not only when walking outdoors between classes, but in the dorms as well. At all times it is imperative that you keep in visual and audio contact with your assigned buddy. If you have not yet been assigned a buddy, immediately look at the person next to you right now and say "I AM YOUR BUDDY," and from that time on observe all Psychic Buddy System protocols with that buddy until further notice.

Do not approach the Dapper Skeleton! Do not engage with the Elegant One!


Big Jim
Student Activities Coordinator
Class of '99

- 11/1/2016 3:26pm

Dear Journal?
I have no idea what I am doing haha


Big Jim
- 11/1/2016 8:58pm


The Dapper Skeleton, the Elegant One, has been located. Using the most advanced sigil-based cardinal point technology, our Eldritch Psycurity Teams have located the entity. It has taken a form it calls... @Fullphantomblaze!

Do not attempt to come into contact with @Fullphantomblaze. In its newly transubstantiated form it is likely disoriented and confused. We will attempt to communicate with it and see what form its mind has taken. I can see it sitting in the cafeteria. I'm going over to it and will attempt to communicate.

Yo, what's good, @Fullphantomblaze?


Big Jim
Student Activities Coordinator
Class of '99

- 11/6/2016 8:07am

Yo yo yo

Britney Taylor
- 11/6/2016 9:20pm

[Paparazzi bulbs popping off]

Excuse me, @Fullphantomblaze -- Britney Taylor here from the Psyhigh Spectator.

Is it true you're the Dapper Skeleton, also known as The Elegant One, an ancient eldritch entity of unspeakable power, summoned into this world by a psychic dance party gone haywire, taken form in the body of a Psychic High School student with implanted memories? Or just a fall transfer student?

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