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Following some misadventures with the newly-launched
Laser Chisel, MaxCo. has now devised a novel way to
create high-resolution tattoos.
The tattoo itself is first applied as a paint, with each
colour being allowed to dry before applying the next. As
with any form of painting, colours can
be mixed in any
combination. Any mistakes can be removed with a damp
Once the customer is satisfied (or still drunk), we
to the stage of Explosive Empermanentization.
The paints contain millions of microcapsules, each
containing a mixture of pigment and a photosensitive
explosive. The aforementioned Explosive
Empermanentization step involves a powerful UV flash-
gun, which is brought to bear on the painted area of
With one sharp bang and an aroma of singed skin, the
microcapsules are detonated by the light, driving the
pigment deep into the skin.
The process is intensely painful (which seems to be the
point of tattooing) but, unlike conventional tattooing, it
concentrates most of the pain into a single blinding
||Get a group of crazy people prepped with various pre tattoos. Set them loose in a laser tag park with appropriate Explosive Empermanentization weaponry.
||The winner is the one able to shower off the explosive bits at the end of the session and be tattoo free.
||The rest are sent to Galactic Prison Number 8.
||You must suffer to be beautiful...literally. Ouch.
||I know some ugly motherfuckers who have suffered a
||...er... um... excuse me, [Max]; but this idea seems
strangely reminiscent of, well, practically
*ANYTHING* out of [8th of 7]'s Hive-Mind. Actually,
throw in a dead cat and I'd say this idea was
downright plagiarismically inclined.
||When you say explosive, do you mean of a nuclear
kind of scale?
||May I humbly suggest a product name? Bang On Artworks
||How would you get clean, sharp lines ? I think everything would be blurry in all respects.
||//Bang On Artworks// works for us.
||//I think everything would be blurry in all respects//
Each microcapsule contains only a very small amount
of explosive, sufficient to penetrate only a couple of
hundred microns. Thus, the blur radius would be less