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Body Modifications Club

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by JamesGoodall, Nov 15, 2012.


  1. JamesGoodall

    JamesGoodall

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    So I don't know how many of us are out there, but there have to be a few! I'll define body modifications as stretched piercings/facial piercings, tattoos, scarification, plates, dermals, subdermals, and if I left something out, you're still in as far as I'm concerned.

    This is just for us to show what we have, share stories, our reasons, care techniques we've found to be most effective, whatever.

    I've got one "real" tattoo, in Hebrew that reads "vayar elohim ki-tov" which means "and God saw that it was good" around my right wrist, then a dot on the second knuckle of each fine on my left hand. Also, my lip is pierced and my ears are stretched. Right now they're at 2, and I plan on going to 19mm.

    What about you guys?

    (edit: also share what genre you play. I think that'd be interested to see. Pictures are welcome as well :))
     
  2. HEIST

    HEIST

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    I started a thread very similar to this one years ago and the trend on TB is that you will be looked down upon by most members and they'll have no problem telling you that your decisions suck. However, there are a few enthusiates but they're pretty quiet ;)

    I'll contribute, though. I find body piercing to be very spiritual and I still have every single one that I ever got. My favourites are my 0g conches.
     
  3. matt descending

    matt descending

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    Location:
    Fresno Ca.
    Sleeved out, almost. Zero guages. Piercer/cook. I play metal in a female fronted melodic/metal outfit.
     

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  4. i_got_a_mohawk

    i_got_a_mohawk

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    Most of my right leg is covered, as is part of my upper left arm.

    Within all that I have a Ghostbusters tattoo and a Unicorn tattoo.
     
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  6. buzzbass

    buzzbass Supporting Member

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  7. DwaynieAD

    DwaynieAD Supporting Member

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    I have a pinky ring.
     
  8. Roscoe East

    Roscoe East

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    Does selective non-facial shaving count?
     
  9. JamesGoodall

    JamesGoodall

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    Define selective non-facial shaving? I'm not sure exactly what you mean.
    Pinky ring?
     
  10. JamesGoodall

    JamesGoodall

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    And to start the numbering:

    #1 JamesGoodall
    #2 HEIST
    #3 matt descending
    #4 i_got_a_mohawk
    #5 buzzbass
    #6 DwaynieAD
    #7 unrepresented
    #8 Tat2dHeart
    #9 dozicusmaximus
     
  11. i_got_a_mohawk

    i_got_a_mohawk

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    There should be a fairly large tattooing/modifications thread (or two) around somewhere :)
     
  12. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive Supporting Member

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    I have had multiple teeth removed, and the rest straightened.
     
  13. DwaynieAD

    DwaynieAD Supporting Member

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    don't read too much into it. I was being a smartass.

    extreme brahh


    in all seriousness 5 tattoos, ears are 2g.
     
  14. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive Supporting Member

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    In all seriousness, I have a half sleeve on my left arm.
     
  15. Tat2dHeart

    Tat2dHeart Only two strings away from an attitude problem. Gold Supporting Member

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    Not so far from Atlanta, GA
    Inked and pierced. Number please?

    And..I play what suits my fancy - but mostly jurassic rock.
     
  16. dozicusmaximus

    dozicusmaximus Supporting Member

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    Location:
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    She taught me how to climb...

    I taught her how to dangle
    [​IMG]


    I have my lip pierced. Haven't worn it in years. Used to have my tongue pierced, that closed up a long time ago.
     
  17. JamesGoodall

    JamesGoodall

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    There ya go!
     
  18. dozicusmaximus

    dozicusmaximus Supporting Member

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    I've been thinking about getting my ears pierced. What's the going rate $50 a piercing still?
     
  19. Jim Nazium

    Jim Nazium Supporting Member

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    :eek:
    $50? Seriously?
    When I got my ear pierced in '83, it was like $5. Chick at the jewely store did it with a piercing gun.
     
  20. Ziltoid

    Ziltoid Supporting Member

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    I hear those guns are far from being recommended.
     
  21. JamesGoodall

    JamesGoodall

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    +1

    I got mine done $20 a hole at a tattoo parlor, but if you want to risk it and it's not beneath your manhood, Claire's does it for fifteen, but your only option is a set of wimpy silver 18g studs. My recommendation is definitely go to a tattoo parlor. They're generally cleaner and more experienced and you have a choice of the size you get pierced at. Just my two cents.
     

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