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Ink or no Ink?

Ink or no Ink?

  • Hell yes! My body is a canvas for the world to enjoy.

    Votes: 1 2.0%
  • Yes, and each has a special story...

    Votes: 12 24.5%
  • I might want one but haven't found the right one yet.

    Votes: 25 51.0%
  • Hell No! I would never deface one of God's children!

    Votes: 11 22.4%

  • Total voters
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Chet

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Well, the dress code thread got me going -- how many of you conservative planner types have permanent ink? Maybe it was from a drunken bachelor party in Tijuana, maybe it was from a drunken sorority party at KU, or maybe it was just to piss off your mom when you were in the throngs of puberty....

Declare your ink to the world!

Mine:

1 - A black gecko climbing my right shoulder blade. Got it 5 years ago when I should have known better. A group of fellow alumni barbequed, then we all went for ink.

2 - A 'tribal' band on my left bicep. Got it a year ago when i was having a bad week, and my boss made me take some 'mental health time off'. I guess it worked - I feel much better!
 

NHPlanner

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None yet...but I never rule it out.

I've never really decided what I'd want drawn on me permanently...
 
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I've got the world on my ass. A little depiction of the western hemisphere low on my hip. I got it back in my geography days, about 2 hours after finishing the GREs. It never fails to amuse my dermatologist when she's doing my mole checks. I never thought about it until now how Eurocentrist it is. :)
 
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Ozzy's two cents

Is anyone else watching "The Osbournes"? I think it is hysterical. Anyway, Ozzy's daughter went out and got a little heart or something on her hip and Ozzy's mumbling rant about it was "If you want to be different, don't get a tattoo, f***ing everyone gots one now." And then proceeding to announce his relief that "she didn't get a huge f***ing eagle across her ass".
 

Chet

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PlannerGirl....

You Rock! I see another poll in the works!
 

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Re: Ozzy's two cents

KMateja wrote:
Is anyone else watching "The Osbournes"? I think it is hysterical. Anyway, Ozzy's daughter went out and got a little heart or something on her hip and Ozzy's mumbling rant about it was "If you want to be different, don't get a tattoo, f***ing everyone gots one now." And then proceeding to announce his relief that "she didn't get a huge f***ing eagle across her ass".
The Osbournes is no doubt the funniest thing I've seen on TV in years.

I've thought about this though...the constant bleeping is what keeps it cool. I don't think it would be as funny on HBO or something where the curses could be left in
 

planasaurus

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A huge faded flower on my ankle from when I was 15 and didn't know any better. I thought of having it removed, but don't want to go through the pain and expense because it really doesn't bother me one way or the other.

Also another flower on my hip from my undergrad days, which is much more cool and I like much better.
 

el Guapo

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I fear tattoos.

Sorry, but I think they clash horribly with a tennis outfit. In reality I was raised that they were a sign of everything I didn't want to be. Growing up in a mega prison supporting town you didn't want the association that a tattoo ascribed to the wearer.

My favorite is the tear or two on the face. That is probable cause to shoot first here in my state.

Now cool scars are another thing entirely. I have some good ones from a naval blood wings (the EOD crab) ceremony. Chicks dig scars.
 

planasaurus

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Re: I fear tattoos.

El Guapo wrote:
My favorite is the tear or two on the face. That is probable cause to shoot first here in my state.
I thought that a tear on the face meant that you killed somebody. Is this true?
 

el Guapo

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It has different meanings...

On one side of the face it was in the joint (their right). On the other side of the face it was outside on the street (their left). I don't remember which was which for sure. Supposedly hollow tears mean in self-defense. Solid tears means you were the aggressor. And it is mostly associated with Aryan Nations. This is my understanding of the practice. Anyone hear something different? Most of these are done with ballpoint ink and a sewing needle.

I know a swastika in the middle of the forehead says: I enjoy my current lifestyle and do not wish to be released in to society.
 

Chet

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Answer me this...

....what does it mean when you have a Tweety Bird with a lawn mower right below the waist band of your underoos?
 

el Guapo

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I know that if it is on a young woman...

it means....wait...good taste precludes...wait...wait...wait...kitty corpses everywhere....me from filling in our good readers.

If I had to wear a tattoo for every kitty?
 

Chet

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Help for El Guapo (and Dan)

Any time you feel a kitty is "at risk" just tune in to this new show on Lifetime (see your basic cable provider for details):
 

el Guapo

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If Viagra had an antidotte.

Bea Arthur/Bella Abzug is number 3.
Jane Fonda is number 2.
Hillary is a way-out-in-front number 1.
 

Dan

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No tats, although for a wee bit, in the early '90s, I was considering a kokopelli or some other petroglyph design.

A big honkin' Harley-Davidson logo on my average-sized white ass, though ...

planasaurus wrote:
I thought that a tear on the face meant that you killed somebody. Is this true?
At a McDonald's in the town with a rural Southern cultural orientation next to the place I work, a woman working the counter has "KILL" on her fingers -- one letter on each finger.

My question ... why?

bturk wrote:
Any time you feel a kitty is "at risk" just tune in to this new show on Lifetime
Uhhh ... like, ew? A scene like that could cause kittens to return from their grave!
 
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Habanero

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Back in school

I was a waitress and a cook in the back had "Juan" tattooed on his fingers, so that's what I thought his name was, but in reality his name was "Jose" but his greencard said "Juan".

I also have a step sister who got a Chinese character on her neck but it ended up meaning something "naughty" (something along the lines of "I love killing kittens for $5") and she was asked to put her hair down at a Chinese restaurant or leave. She now has a big lizard covering it up.
 
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My husband has a wolf on his shoulder. And now that he's getting older and starting to grow some back hair, the tat is getting more and more life like.
 

Jen

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No tattoos here, If my parents hadn't beat me to it, maybe I would've got one. On their 40th wedding anniversary they went to a tattoo parlor in South Beach and my Mom got a heart with hers and dads initials in it on her butt, and dads is on his left bicep, same design I think. My siblings were horrified but I thought it was cool

I would probably pick something earthy or mystical. Ive visited the henna booths at festivals and that is temporary tattoo like fun.

El Guapo wrote:
Bea Arthur/Bella Abzug is number 3.
Jane Fonda is number 2.
Hillary is a way-out-in-front number 1.
Wait a minute you aint seen nothin yet, and good luck getting a close up but it will turn you off soft porn GeorgeWGirls
 
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Mastiff

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A hawg...

I have a razorback on my left arm. Done by a biker who owed me from a bar bet... and done when I went back to finish my degree.

My reasoning? Boy... I'll feel *really* stupid if I don't get my degree this time around.
 

Bullwinkle

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I've got part of my fraternity crest on my left ankle. Not the whole thing in the image below, just the triangle, circle and Ts.

Phi Sigma Kappa, Epsilon Tau Chapter, Ball State University.

Damn Proud!
 

BKM

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No way! Its not a case of "conservatism," its a case of sheer terror. I mean, I have avoided giving blood, put off doctor appointments out of fear they may result in needles, and the very sound of those tattoo needles buzzing through an open tattoo parlor door gives me the shivers!
 

Habanero

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BKM

Yeah, I can think of a four letter word with "us" in the middle.. It's not that bad, theraputic actually!!

I'm just kidding, to each his own-
 

Tranplanner

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I've thought on and off about getting one...but what would I get?

Now I'm thinking that maybe I'm getting a little old for it, and second - everyone else has one, so why conform...

Hey Tex - ya gotta let us know where yours is now...inquiring minds want to know!!!
 

donk

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I thought upon graduation from school all planners get a tattooo that says kick me. Or maybe its a crayon sign on my back that I just can't reach.
 

Chet

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Ink Update

I ran into an old friend yesterday - he got a new tattoo / body piercing combo that I thought was pure genius -

A Razorback on his left pec, and a nipple ring. It looks like the pig has a nose ring. Wish I'd had a camera so I could post the pic.
 

Repo Man

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I was drunk in Tampa one night and was almost convinced to get a Green Bay Packers logo tattoo. Thank god we had a designated driver who talked myself and the other two guys out of it.
 

Mastiff

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Re: Ink Update

bturk said:
I ran into an old friend yesterday - he got a new tattoo / body piercing combo that I thought was pure genius -

A Razorback on his left pec, and a nipple ring. It looks like the pig has a nose ring. Wish I'd had a camera so I could post the pic.
Did he attend U of A?
 
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I got a tattoo to commemorate my 30th b-day which happened to fall on Super Bowl Sunday this year. Strangely enough, I did not get a fleur de lis in honor of the Saints - if they had made it all the way to the Super Bowl in our hometown that would have been a different story. Yeah, I'm allowed to dream!!!!!
 

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Planderella said:
I got a tattoo to commemorate my 30th b-day which happened to fall on Super Bowl Sunday this year. Strangely enough, I did not get a fleur de lis in honor of the Saints - if they had made it all the way to the Super Bowl in our hometown that would have been a different story. Yeah, I'm allowed to dream!!!!!
So....what is it then? And Where! <EG>
 

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Re: Re: Re: Ink Update

bturk said:


For a short time before being explelled and joinging the navy.
Wow... THAT can't be easy! Being expelled, not joining the Navy.
 

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Ink Update

Mastiff said:


Wow... THAT can't be easy! Being expelled, not joining the Navy.
Apparently, all of his college era stories start with, "So this time we was drinkin'...."
 

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Ink Update

bturk said:


Apparently, all of his college era stories start with, "So this time we was drinkin'...."
Interesting... so do mine.
 

Tom R

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I don't have anything against tatoos, I just don't know of anything that I want permanently etched on my body.
For a howl, rent the Simpsons Christmas program when Bart gets a totoo.

I forgot. The best tatoo I ever heard of (I never saw it.) was on a biker friend of mine's ole lady. It was a tiger tamer with a chair and whip on the inside of her thigh pointing upwards.
 
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Apparently I was a 'good sit'........

for 2 and a half hours while I got my tattoo on Jan 21. Finally after 16 years of just 'thinking about it' I finally got some ink. It's so funny sitting here knowing that I have one and only one person in the entire City government knows I have it. It's even more fun thinking about what they will think when and if I ever 'unveil' it. It's a nice place on my back between the shoulder blades. It's of my brothers and i with our chinese birth years. The head of a boar, horse and dragon. I had typical 'mid-western christian guilt' after getting it, but I really like it now.
 

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I guess I missed this one....A YEAR AGO!!

But anyway....yes, my body is a canvas...my right leg is completely sleeved because I had to cover up the stupid tattoos I got when I was in the Marines....got some on my back...of course the USMC and bulldog....
 

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I'll be getting another in a few weeks, probably after the Denver conference. Got it picked out already - A "tribal" sun on my lower back at the wasteline, like its rising out of my ass crack.
 

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I must have missed this too...

I have four - a celtic cross on my ankle, a rose type thing on my upper thigh, a flower type thing on my hip, and a gecko on my lower back, right above my arse.
 

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bturk said:
I'll be getting another in a few weeks, probably after the Denver conference. Got it picked out already - A "tribal" sun on my lower back at the wasteline, like its rising out of my ass crack.
OMG - Its like playing against crippled blind children when you make the set up this easy. I have counted at least 12 different slams. Son I expected more from you.
 
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Tats are soooo lame. Every time I see someone with one I immediately look down upon them. Most other people do too. That's just reality. The other day I was shopping I Kmart and saw this beautiful woman...probably 24. Then she turned and I saw this tat on her neck. I felt so sorry for her because she WAS beautiful and probably had no idea that she had destroyed her otherwise beautiful face.

Anti-Planner Movement is back baby!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yea!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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Anti-Planner Movement is back baby!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yea!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I think community corrections work release is a good thing. You knocked of half your sentence since we last saw you. Welcome back APM. ;)
 

PlannerGirl

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i think tats are a matter of personal choice, esp if they are not in view with work type clothing. if i could get one that lasted only a few years id have a couple but there is nothing i want on my body forever.

but then again im willing to do perm body modification like corsets so go figure
 
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