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(BBC-US)   Old and busted: glowing tats with UV ink. New cyberpunkness: light-emitting tattoos that can shine out - or in   (bbc.com) divider line
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2021-04-20 10:29:57 PM  
Huh. It occurs to me that I started my bodysuit project four years ago and I've never once put any of my tattoos under a UV light.
 
2021-04-20 10:48:08 PM  

MusicMakeMyHeadPound: Huh. It occurs to me that I started my bodysuit project four years ago and I've never once put any of my tattoos under a UV light.


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2021-04-21 1:41:53 AM  
So, this has been done before, on a very, very experimental scale. I know, because I proposed something like this for a thesis project in design school - twenty years ago. I knew some folks who were interested and they experimented on themselves. Sadly, the amount of light that passes through the skin at a deep enough level to accept an implant, is next to zero. You can't really see the light in normal circumstances at all.

I knew some weird folks
 
2021-04-21 3:42:39 AM  
That would be a wonderful prank tattoo.  Five years later they'd finally walk under a blacklight at an amusement park and realize they have dickbutt on their forehead.
 
2021-04-21 4:10:49 AM  
So they've found a cure for Covid.
 
2021-04-21 7:29:45 AM  
What could possibly go wrong?
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2021-04-21 8:25:13 AM  

Chevello: MusicMakeMyHeadPound: Huh. It occurs to me that I started my bodysuit project four years ago and I've never once put any of my tattoos under a UV light.

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lol, is this the image you were going for?

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I dunno man, I don't have a blacklight hanging around. Which was kind of my point - why would you bother with a UV tattoo?
 
2021-04-21 8:36:02 AM  

MusicMakeMyHeadPound: Chevello: MusicMakeMyHeadPound: Huh. It occurs to me that I started my bodysuit project four years ago and I've never once put any of my tattoos under a UV light.

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lol, is this the image you were going for?

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I dunno man, I don't have a blacklight hanging around. Which was kind of my point - why would you bother with a UV tattoo?


Aw shiat. It looked good in the preview. 🤣

I'm over it
 
2021-04-21 11:21:37 AM  

MusicMakeMyHeadPound: Chevello: MusicMakeMyHeadPound: Huh. It occurs to me that I started my bodysuit project four years ago and I've never once put any of my tattoos under a UV light.

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lol, is this the image you were going for?

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I dunno man, I don't have a blacklight hanging around. Which was kind of my point - why would you bother with a UV tattoo?


I play disc golf with a large group that plays glow rounds all the time. I would love to get a glow tat!
 
2021-04-21 12:04:55 PM  

marleymaniac: MusicMakeMyHeadPound: Chevello: MusicMakeMyHeadPound: Huh. It occurs to me that I started my bodysuit project four years ago and I've never once put any of my tattoos under a UV light.

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lol, is this the image you were going for?

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I dunno man, I don't have a blacklight hanging around. Which was kind of my point - why would you bother with a UV tattoo?

I play disc golf with a large group that plays glow rounds all the time. I would love to get a glow tat!


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I can see the appeal.

I guess my biggest regret with my first tattoo was that I couldn't show it off more.
 
2021-04-21 12:46:46 PM  
Glowing tattoos . . . that sounds very compatible with an MRI machine.
 
2021-04-21 1:10:32 PM  

Bruscar: Glowing tattoos . . . that sounds very compatible with an MRI machine.


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