PICTURE POST!

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  1. thestrangequark

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    I was walking around Alphabet City today, listening to the Buzzcocks, passing the punks and the crackheads and the yuppies and trying to imagine the neighborhood as it was at its height in the 1970s and 80s, when I passed a tattoo parlor. It just felt so right:


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    I've never gotten a tattoo on a whim before, but this has always been a favorite quote from a favorite person. I think the artist did a great job, too; my arm is tiny, and it was really hard to get the text at a big enough size to prevent ink bleeding and promote legibility but small enough not to take up my whole forearm!
     
  2. AdAstra

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    We always were a perfect match! :adore:
     
  3. RoJoHen

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    That's a hell of a whim! :lol:

    Awesome quote, though.
     
  4. Zulu Romeo

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    It's certainly a fine, and very true, quotation, and it's pretty striking - looks like the artist did a fine job.

    Not bad for a spur-of-the-moment decision there! :bolian:
     
  5. thestrangequark

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    ^Thanks! I love it. I wanted to get the word strangeness in turquoise, but he said that colors are a bad idea for text, so I made it bigger than the other text.
     
  6. RoJoHen

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    You should go back and get him to put a turquoise background behind the word. That might look cool.
     
  7. thestrangequark

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    ^I was actually thinking of that!
     
  8. RoJoHen

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    Yes. I think that should be a thing you do.
     
  9. thestrangequark

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    ^I won't do it immediately, though. I'm eventually going to have a sleeve done of bubble chamber images, and that will all be in turquoise or teal, I'd get it done then.
     
  10. RoJoHen

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    I will allow it.
     
  11. Misfit Toy

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    I love the quote - is that another way to say "Good things come in small packages"? :)
     
  12. thestrangequark

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    ^lol

    It's actually a really important message for me. I need to be reminded that neither beauty nor truth are found in perfection.
     
  13. RoJoHen

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    To quote an old friend of mine, whilst describing someone's girlfriend:

    "She not homely. She interesting looking." :lol:
     
  14. Emher

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    Oh, how true :lol: Both in a comical and literal way.
     
  15. iguana_tonante

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    That's awesome. Like, Godzilla-vs-the-Death-Star awesome. And the typographic rendition is beautiful.

    Ok, as a physicist, I'm officially turned on. You'll be a killer if you hang out at the particle physics department! :D
     
  16. thestrangequark

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    ^Francis Bacon was the bomb. And, I have indeed been called a physics groupie!
     
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    That looks wonderful, tsq, and if I may say so, both the composition and content suit you well. The lettering is excellent. You must have found a very good artist.
     
  18. RoJoHen

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    A little photo from my June Christmas party:

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  19. ShamelessMcBundy

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    That a black Santa? How multi ethnic.
     
  20. RoJoHen

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    It is totally a black Santa. We don't know any black people, so we have to hang out with fictional ones.
     
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