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  1. m fidget

    Charles Fort Tattoo

    I’m thinking of getting a charles fort tattoo, does anyone have one? His bespectacled headshot in Fortean Times would make a great tattoo. Or how would one graphically illustrate measuring a circle starting anywhere?
  2. EnolaGaia

    Adverse Medical Reactions To Tattoos

    In this rare case a Japanese man suffered visual effect, eye inflammation, and loss of hearing as a result of a reaction to a back tattoo. FULL STORY: https://www.sciencealert.com/the-trigger-for-this-japanese-man-s-hearing-loss-was-traced-to-his-back-tattoo PUBLISHED CASE REPORT...
  3. C

    A Rather Unwise Tattoo

    I'm all for defacing your own body with ink and a needle, but this is something else... metro.co.uk/weird/article.ht ... _page_id=2 Link dead; no archived version available. Apologies if everyone's seen this already.
  4. M

    The Backwards Forehead Tattoo

    Hell I always assumed that was a joke but this shows people really are that stupid: Source
  5. James_H

    Messed Up Autograph Tattoos

    Once I found myself talking to Pete Shelley out of the Buzzcocks after a gig, and he told me that he'd once signed a fan's arm with a dodgy biro, which caused him to put three "L"s in "Shelley". Several years later, he met the same fan, who had the signature tattooed on her arm, complete with...
  6. M

    Tattoo UL? (Tattoo Doesn't Mean What The Wearer Thought)

    Do you think this is for real or an UL? story
  7. C

    Body Modification (General; Miscellaneous)

    I read with fascination about that bloke reported in the News Archive (2 Aug) who wants to become a tiger. Filed teeth, tattoos, grafted-on whiskers, etc. Now he wants to have some old tiger skins grafted onto himself. What worries me about this is, if he does have this done, won't the hair...
  8. A


    Tattoos as a sign of undying love have always fascinated me. Don't people realise the elusive and mercurial world of love???? A uncle of mine whilst serving in Canada during the war forgot he was married and had his loves name 'Gladys' tattooed on his arm.......he spent the next 40 or so...