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Aug 13, 2008, 11:43 AM
 
Originally Posted by mattyb View Post
Why paint yourself for life with 'art', words or symbols if it doesn't mean anything?
Because he wants to?
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Aug 13, 2008, 12:36 PM
 
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Oh yeah, and...

     
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Aug 13, 2008, 12:45 PM
 
Originally Posted by Dakar the Fourth View Post
Now that would be a cool tat
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 12:52 PM
 
Hey Guys .. this is USB HUB (CATSCEO's MOM). And yes it is a real tattoo. And yes the swelling has to go down. And yes I agree it is a personal choice for a tattoo. This is is. And we discussed for over three months so he understands it's not easy to remove. And no .. it's not a tat I would choose but I'd rather he had this then what I have ... Dagger and a Rose, Kitty Cat, and SB6 (which in the near future will be Sister Bitch 6). So to each their own and let's all just have fun.

Oh .. and yes he earned the money to have it done.

Now here is my next tattoo ... What do you think?? Actually CATSCEO said NOOOOO!!!!!
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 12:53 PM
 
Sorry .. the link didn't come through .. so I guess you guys won't see it ... hehe
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 01:16 PM
 
It's too small, I can't tell what it is:

     
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Aug 13, 2008, 01:17 PM
 
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Aug 13, 2008, 01:18 PM
 
Originally Posted by Laminar View Post
It's too small, I can't tell what it is:

I can't tell what is it?
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 01:21 PM
 
My initial interpretation is a man behind a bent over woman...um...checking for breast cancer?
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 01:22 PM
 
Looks like the Heimlich to me.
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 01:34 PM
 
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Aug 13, 2008, 01:37 PM
 
I knew a guy who had the phrase "BORN TO MAKE LOVE" tattooed down his forearm in huge block letters. He worked at a Steak 'n Shake with my friend. Ha. I forget what his real name was, since we only called him borntomakelove. That was seriously his name for years.

I think that's the best tattoo I have ever seen.

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Aug 13, 2008, 01:39 PM
 
I dated a girl that had a tattoo on her... V

She didn't tell me until I found out. Was really distracting.
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 01:49 PM
 
Originally Posted by calverson View Post
I dated a girl that had a tattoo on her... V

She didn't tell me until I found out. Was really distracting.
Was it the tattoo marks left over from the gender change surgery?
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 01:51 PM
 
Yeah, I knew a girl who had a (huge) lotus flower tattooed where her pubes should have been. I didn't have the heart to tell her that it looked more like an artichoke.

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Aug 13, 2008, 01:54 PM
 
Originally Posted by Nivag View Post
Was it the tattoo marks left over from the gender change surgery?
Well, if a colorful dragon gets left over from the gender change surgery, maybe.

I will let you imagine the position of the dragon.
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 01:55 PM
 
I had nothing constructive to say earlier when I viewed this thread, and I still don't think that I do.

Firewire logo is cool, as far as logos go. But good god on this green earth I don't understand getting a tattoo of it, and with the numbers below, just.. what the hell?
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Aug 13, 2008, 01:57 PM
 
Was it blowing...fire?
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 01:57 PM
 
Exactly. The numbers make an unusual tattoo downright weird.
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 01:58 PM
 
Originally Posted by Laminar View Post
Was it blowing...fire?
Crabs.
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 01:58 PM
 
Originally Posted by ort888 View Post
Yeah, I knew a girl who had a (huge) lotus flower tattooed where her pubes should have been. I didn't have the heart to tell her that it looked more like an artichoke.
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 02:01 PM
 
Originally Posted by Dakar the Fourth View Post
Exactly. The numbers make an unusual tattoo downright weird.
The numbers made me think of Lost.
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 02:01 PM
 
Originally Posted by Laminar View Post
Was it blowing...fire?
Faced downwards, mouth open, and guess what the tongue was?

It is kinda weird going down on a girl and all of a sudden you feel like you are in an episode of Pokemon.
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 02:02 PM
 
Originally Posted by ort888 View Post
Yeah, I knew a girl who had a (huge) lotus flower tattooed where her pubes should have been. I didn't have the heart to tell her that it looked more like an artichoke.
At least it wasn't a (huge) cucumber or zucchini.
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 02:03 PM
 
Originally Posted by Dakar the Fourth View Post
This made my day. Seriously.
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 02:04 PM
 
Originally Posted by paul w View Post
The numbers made me think of Lost.
That's why i think they're fail.

The worst part is seems to have done this in spite of that apparent problem. I think he likes that their meaning will be misconceived.
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 02:06 PM
 
Oh and I was reminded of this beauty (possiblly vaguely nsfw)

 
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 02:09 PM
 
Originally Posted by paul w View Post
Oh and I was reminded of this beauty (possiblly vaguely nsfw)

 
Bet that don't smell like fish!

Seriously, what does it look like when he puts on deo?
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 02:23 PM
 
Originally Posted by calverson View Post
It is kinda weird going down on a girl and all of a sudden you feel like you are in an episode of Pokemon.
Well that's just ****ing hilarious.

Also, this thread delivers™
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 03:21 PM
 
Requesting a Rick Astley shop, all the shops in this thread seriously made me lol.

EDIT: I'll warn you guys that I'm going to get a motorcycle (probobly a Harley) ahead of time, that way you can get your rant out before hand.
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Aug 13, 2008, 03:23 PM
 
Can we have another picture CATSCEO, just to see the healing process. I'm seriously interested, it would be better than the run-of-the-mill 'unboxing' photosets that are everywhere.
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 03:25 PM
 
Originally Posted by mattyb View Post
Can we have another picture CATSCEO, just to see the healing process. I'm seriously interested, it would be better than the run-of-the-mill 'unboxing' photosets that are everywhere.
Its only been a day, so it hasn't healed much, I'll post more pictures in a week or so.
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Aug 13, 2008, 03:35 PM
 
Originally Posted by Atheist View Post
I would argue that a great number of people get tats for the sake of displaying to others. Do you honestly believe that the OP wanted to immortalize a significant event related to firewire? Doubtful. He got it so he can lift up his shirt sleeve and show it to others. A very appropriate question to ask is "what does it mean?"
Hit the nail on the head.
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Aug 13, 2008, 03:37 PM
 
Originally Posted by C.A.T.S. CEO View Post
EDIT: I'll warn you guys that I'm going to get a motorcycle (probobly a Harley) ahead of time, that way you can get your rant out before hand.
South Park T, tattoo and a Harley.

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Aug 13, 2008, 03:41 PM
 
Good question - Mom?
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 04:33 PM
 
"Nobody puts Baby in a corner!"

Please tell me that is a real tattoo.
One should never stop striving for clarity of thought and precision of expression.
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Aug 13, 2008, 04:47 PM
 
Originally Posted by calverson View Post
South Park T, tattoo and a Harley.

How are you not getting laid?
I know, right?
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 05:32 PM
 
I'm always amazed by the reaction that some people have to what other people choose to do to their own bodies. The criticism you get over even relatively small and innocuous tattoos is ridiculous. When I got mine, I had the artist copy exactly my own sketch, even though I'm not the best artist in the world (he did add a little bit of shading to my original design after checking with me first). As a result, though it might not be the best possible rendition of the image, it's exactly the way I wanted and completely personalized to me. Despite that I still had a number of people insist that I should go back to the artist and demand my money back because he'd done a crappy job. It's ridiculous.

I have plans for several more, including some large ones, but my next one is probably going to be pretty small and not something that anyone will see unless the happen to be my wife or with me at a pool or the beach or something. It's also just going to be a small bit of text. Nevertheless I have no doubt that I will receive no end of criticism over my choice of text, typeface/calligraphic style, positioning, language, &c.

It's my body, I'll do with it as I please, and I'd appreciate it if everyone would just mind their own business. The only time I ever comment on someone else's tattoo uninvited is to compliment them on it. If I can't do that, I shut up about it.
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 05:40 PM
 
Originally Posted by nonhuman View Post
It's my body, I'll do with it as I please, and I'd appreciate it if everyone would just mind their own business. The only time I ever comment on someone else's tattoo uninvited is to compliment them on it. If I can't do that, I shut up about it.
The big question is this: Is the tattoo in a conspicuous place? If one isn't trying to make a statement or elicit a reaction from others (and wants everyone to just mind their own business) then it should be put in a private place.

I've had my nipples pierced for years (maybe I should start a new thread ..... with pics) ... almost none of my friends or family knows. Not that they'd really care... but it's just not important.... I did it for myself.
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 05:59 PM
 
Originally Posted by Atheist View Post
The big question is this: Is the tattoo in a conspicuous place? If one isn't trying to make a statement or elicit a reaction from others (and wants everyone to just mind their own business) then it should be put in a private place.

I've had my nipples pierced for years (maybe I should start a new thread ..... with pics) ... almost none of my friends or family knows. Not that they'd really care... but it's just not important.... I did it for myself.
The one I have now is on my forearm and so is exposed when I'm wearing short sleeves, or, more specifically in my case, my okinawan-style karategi in which context the meaning of the tattoo is quite evident.

But even for tattoos that are in easily visible places, so what? If I had a big hairy mole on my forearm instead of a tattoo would you comment on it?
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 06:05 PM
 
Originally Posted by nonhuman View Post
But even for tattoos that are in easily visible places, so what? If I had a big hairy mole on my forearm instead of a tattoo would you comment on it?
Are you in the habit of having big hairy moles installed on your body?

Seriously, that's not a very good analogy.
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 07:04 PM
 
Wow..just wow. You people are bunch of ****ing haters. How about Cats just tells them and you to STFU....??

People here act like they're the ones who got the tattoo. It's not that serious! So chill the out.


Originally Posted by analogue SPRINKLES View Post
Every single person who ever sees that will ask you 3 questions.

1) What do those numbers mean?
2) What symbol is that?
3) Why did you decide to get that?

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Aug 13, 2008, 07:25 PM
 
we're not haters, we're exactly what CATS will recieve when he shows that tattoo in public.
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Aug 13, 2008, 07:58 PM
 
Originally Posted by Peter View Post
we're not haters, we're exactly what CATS will recieve when he shows that tattoo in public.
Oh really?

You and a few others in this thread are the only ones who have given me flack for it. All of the other people I have talked to have said that the tat is awesome, even the Ubuntu guys on freenode think its awesome (and they hate Apple, and by extension firewire, with a passion).

I still don't know why exactly you have such a big thorn in your butt over me, it doesn't bode well for you though.

/end drama hopefully
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Originally Posted by Ratm View Post
Wow..just wow. You people are bunch of ****ing haters. How about Cats just tells them and you to STFU....??

People here act like they're the ones who got the tattoo. It's not that serious! So chill the out.
I didn't say it as a negative. I am simply telling him those are the 3 questions everyone will ask when they see it. You never know he could get a kick out of explaining what firewire is to people.
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 08:17 PM
 
Originally Posted by calverson View Post
South Park T, tattoo and a Harley.

How are you not getting laid?
Okay this is going a little too far The South Park .. okay ,, the Tattoo .. okay. The Harley .. sorry catsceo .. in your dreams (or out of your pocket).

Everyone has their dreams ...
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 08:25 PM
 
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we're not haters, we're exactly what CATS will recieve when he shows that tattoo in public.
Actually Peter .. most people in public .. thinks it's pretty neat .. they don't understand it but appreciate it .. and those are hard core bikers with tattoos everywhere..
I think you should get an Eric B. tattoo .. would look cool on you ...
     
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Aug 13, 2008, 08:55 PM
 
Originally Posted by Peter View Post
we're not haters, we're exactly what CATS will recieve when he shows that tattoo in public.
I think particularly you and a few others have been overly harsh on him and HIS tattoo. Its not like he's forcing you to get it. It was important to him yet you kept getting on his case about the design. why not be a little more positive and let him enjoy it. There's too many people in the world that are negative and get on other's cases - why be one of them
     
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NERRRRRRRRRRDDDDSSSS!!!

     
 
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