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Whether transferring to a new school or traveling abroad, this guide will make you a chameleon in any environment.

Step 1: Dress plainly
Dress in plain, clean clothes with muted colors that are neither too dated nor too hip -- avoid bright logos and graphics.

Ask people you know who are attending the event what they will be wearing, and what they think others will wear.

Step 2: Match behavior
Match the crowd's behavior by copying what the people around you are doing -- if they are jumping and screaming, be sure to do the same.

Stick to the most dense part of the crowd, individuals around the perimeter are easier to spot.

Step 3: Hide features
Hide your features with a hat or glasses and use makeup to cover scars, birthmarks, or tattoos that may separate you from the other clones.

Step 4: Learn the language and culture
Learn the language and be familiar with the culture and customs of a foreign country to avoid standing out.

Step 5: Buddy up
Buddy up with another lost soul in a similar situation -- after all, it's more difficult to single someone out in a crowd when there are two of you.

Did You Know?
Squid, octopuses, and cuttlefish can change color to match their surroundings, despite the fact that cephalopods are color blind.

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