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Body Modifications Club

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

  1. JamesGoodall


    Aug 29, 2011
    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. 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. Sleeved out, almost. Zero guages. Piercer/cook. I play metal in a female fronted melodic/metal outfit.

    Attached Files:

  4. 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.
  5. buzzbass

    buzzbass Shoo Shoo Retarded Flu ! Supporting Member

    Apr 23, 2003
    inked & pierced
  6. I have a pinky ring.
  7. Roscoe East

    Roscoe East

    Aug 22, 2011
    Does selective non-facial shaving count?
  8. JamesGoodall


    Aug 29, 2011
    Define selective non-facial shaving? I'm not sure exactly what you mean.
    Pinky ring?
  9. JamesGoodall


    Aug 29, 2011
    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
  10. There should be a fairly large tattooing/modifications thread (or two) around somewhere :)
  11. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    I have had multiple teeth removed, and the rest straightened.
  12. don't read too much into it. I was being a smartass.

    extreme brahh

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

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    In all seriousness, I have a half sleeve on my left arm.
  14. Tat2dHeart

    Tat2dHeart Only two strings away from an attitude problem.

    Inked and pierced. Number please?

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


    Mar 18, 2009
    Austin, TX
    She taught me how to climb...

    I taught her how to dangle

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


    Aug 29, 2011
    There ya go!
  17. dozicusmaximus


    Mar 18, 2009
    Austin, TX
    I've been thinking about getting my ears pierced. What's the going rate $50 a piercing still?
  18. :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.
  19. Ziltoid

    Ziltoid I don't play bass SUSPENDED

    Apr 10, 2009
    I hear those guns are far from being recommended.
  20. JamesGoodall


    Aug 29, 2011

    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.