A load of old tats

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A load of old tats

Post by Charlie Reams » Sun Sep 11, 2011 12:58 am

Do any of you nerds have a tattoo or other interesting body mod? If so, pix plz.

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Re: A load of old tats

Post by Adam Gillard » Sun Sep 11, 2011 1:07 am

Charlie Reams wrote:a tattoo or other interesting body mod
Tattoos or other "interesting body mod[s]" make me feel Image
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Post by Matt Morrison » Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:17 am

Just piercings. Stretched ears and two pierced nipples though only one remains so.
Heather has a tattoo on each arm at the top.
Makepeace has a cool tattoo of a Mogwai symbol.

That's a start.

By means of illustration of nipple, an old pic you've all seen. Chest hair, does that count as body modification?
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Post by Gavin Chipper » Sun Sep 11, 2011 3:37 pm

Tattoos/piercings = acceptable face of self-harm. But you know, each to their own. Doesn't bother me.

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Post by Andy Wilson » Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:03 pm

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Re: A load of old tats

Post by Mark James » Sun Sep 11, 2011 5:48 pm

I used to be keen to get a tattoo but I've gone off them now. Especially on women. A lot of the girls on beabestation and the like have ruined themselves with nasty looking tattoos. Small ones on your arm are fine but not ones all over your back. And I'd definitely steer clear of writing of any kind, particularly entire paragraphs. What's that about.

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Post by Jimmy Gough » Sun Sep 11, 2011 7:28 pm

lol Babestation. Haven't watched that since I was 12.

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Re: A load of old tats

Post by Andy Wilson » Sun Sep 11, 2011 8:34 pm

I quite like a tattooed lady. She doesn't seem to notice me though.

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Post by Ian Volante » Sat Sep 17, 2011 1:26 pm

Jimmy Gough wrote:lol Babestation. Haven't watched that since I was 12.
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Re: A load of old tats

Post by Mark Deeks » Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:32 am

Matt Morrison wrote:
Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:17 am
Just piercings. Stretched ears and two pierced nipples though only one remains so.
Heather has a tattoo on each arm at the top.
Makepeace has a cool tattoo of a Mogwai symbol.

That's a start.

By means of illustration of nipple, an old pic you've all seen. Chest hair, does that count as body modification?
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Re: A load of old tats

Post by Marc Meakin » Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:18 am

So there has been enough time passed to ressurect this.
My main interest is whether it is more common than Gevin thinks.
Although this forum may not be the place to start
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Re: A load of old tats

Post by Jon O'Neill » Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:10 pm

I'd like a tattoo but don't think there's anything worthwhile enough to justify the lifelong commitment.
Open to suggestions though.

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Re: A load of old tats

Post by Gavin Chipper » Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:05 pm

Jon O'Neill wrote:
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I'd like a tattoo but don't think there's anything worthwhile enough to justify the lifelong commitment.
Open to suggestions though.
This seems back to front. I can more understand someone saying "I think this would look good on me but I'm not sure I want to be scarred for life." But you're saying "I definitely want to be scarred for life. That's a given. Now I just need to find the way of doing it where I look least like a cunt."

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Re: A load of old tats

Post by Jon O'Neill » Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:42 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
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But you're saying "I definitely want to be scarred for life. That's a given. Now I just need to find the way of doing it where I look least like a cunt."
That's right, yes.

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Post by JimBentley » Sun Nov 18, 2018 4:30 pm

I'm in two minds about tattoos. Some of them can look absolutely amazing and I'd describe them as genuine works of art. One of my friends has some sort of Lovecraftian monster that winds around his torso, really detailed and colourful (took weeks to do, I remember him getting it) and it does look incredible. But the problem is that most tattoos that you see day to day are just shit. For some reason loads of blokes around where I live have these massive celtic symbols (or runes or whatever the fuck they're supposed to be) on their calves, always in black. No idea what that's all about, maybe it's a secret sex code or something, I don't really want to investigate further to be honest.

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Re: A load of old tats

Post by JimBentley » Wed Nov 21, 2018 5:36 pm

Matt Morrison wrote:
Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:17 am
Just piercings. Stretched ears and two pierced nipples
There was a guy on Masterchef yesterday with massively stretched ear piercings (like, both earlobes were just big holes with what looked like black plastic rings to keep the holes open) and I'd be terrified that something could get caught in one of the holes and rip through the rest of the earlobe. I know this doesn't happen very often, but it does happen and it's horrible to see.

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Re: A load of old tats

Post by Matt Morrison » Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:24 pm

JimBentley wrote:
Wed Nov 21, 2018 5:36 pm
Matt Morrison wrote:
Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:17 am
Just piercings. Stretched ears and two pierced nipples
There was a guy on Masterchef yesterday with massively stretched ear piercings (like, both earlobes were just big holes with what looked like black plastic rings to keep the holes open) and I'd be terrified that something could get caught in one of the holes and rip through the rest of the earlobe. I know this doesn't happen very often, but it does happen and it's horrible to see.
Yeah I suppose it does happen, though I don't think I've ever heard a specific story (nor do I want to Google). More often I've seen the rips come from people pushing it to far, skin getting too stretched and thin and it just gives up. One guy at a Reading Festival long ago had re-pierced the two halves of his ear back together.

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Post by JimBentley » Wed Nov 21, 2018 10:13 pm

Matt Morrison wrote:
Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:24 pm
JimBentley wrote:
Wed Nov 21, 2018 5:36 pm
Matt Morrison wrote:
Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:17 am
Just piercings. Stretched ears and two pierced nipples
There was a guy on Masterchef yesterday with massively stretched ear piercings (like, both earlobes were just big holes with what looked like black plastic rings to keep the holes open) and I'd be terrified that something could get caught in one of the holes and rip through the rest of the earlobe. I know this doesn't happen very often, but it does happen and it's horrible to see.
Yeah I suppose it does happen, though I don't think I've ever heard a specific story (nor do I want to Google).
You're probably wise. The amount of blood that can come out of an earlobe is amazing, it defies belief.

Speaking of blood, I occasionally end up covered in it because I've done myself some injury and not noticed until I see that there's blood all over the place. Never anything serious, obviously, usually my fingers, which bleed like crazy from the slightest thing, even paper cuts. I think I have a combination of poor tactile feedback and a good circulation.

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