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Sorry, but some of this is might be a bit UK-centric. Im sure someone will be able to translate, though.
So we were talking about tattoos at work the other day.
Turns out none of us have one, but wed all thought
about it. One guy mentioned that hed like a chip on his
shoulder, and after that the suggestions came flooding
A tap on the head.
A bird in the hand (and two in the
A monkey on your back.
A millstone round your neck.
Water on the knee.
Then someone (come to think of it, it might have been
me) mentioned toad in the hole
Which got me thinking about internal tattoos. Getting
things tattooed on your internal organs. It might be a bit
of a kerfuffle (what with having to open you up and
stitch you back together again afterwards), but it does
have definite possibilities, even if its only to surprise a
For example, if youre an alcoholic, getting an already
expired best before date tattooed on your liver might
be fun. Or Buy one get one free on one of your
Organ donors could write good luck messages on their
innards, or if found, please return to
Couples sometimes like to have the name of their
beloved indelibly etched on an intimate part of their
With Valentines Day fast approaching, what could
be more romantic than having the name of your lover
literally emblazoned across your heart?
We kind of discussed this a little on my idea, but not that much. [blissmiss, Jan 16 2010]
similar idea.... (same in fact) [xenzag, Jan 17 2010]
Vanity in vein
[normzone, Jan 17 2010]
||You might want to have it done in a radio-opaque ink, then it
would show up on X-rays. [+]
||Bun. I asked a guy how much he paid for the 'Dumbass' tatoo on
his forehead and he said the shop insisted on doing it for free.
||I think we had internal tattoos before.... too lazy and not
that fussed to look.
||I liked [MB]'s suggestion at first, then I thought about it some more and realised that it would spoil things a little. The best thing about this idea is the pointlessness of it, the fact that you've actually bothered to do something difficult that will never be seen. Some things are magnificent that way - like giving a great performance to an empty room, just for the hell of it. That's a cool thing to do, but it would somehow lose the magic if you taped it for people to see.