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Dervill Crow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-08-06 11:57 PM
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Poll question: Piercings, yes or no?

Sorry, polls are turned off at Level 3.

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Nicole Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-08-06 11:58 PM
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1. Earlobes only
but more than one per earlobe.
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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 12:00 AM
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2. I haven't got any, not even my ears
I figure in my age group that's a lot more unusual than punching holes in my face, nips, naughty bits or whatever.
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Critters2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 12:04 AM
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4. Wow, that is unusual
Every woman I know has pierced ears. My second ear piercing hurt like hell for some reason, so I stopped with that. I'm not fond of pain. Especially in my naughty bits.

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Dervill Crow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 12:50 AM
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12. My mom told me only trashy women had pierced ears. LOL
I've been getting visited by my parents in my dreams the last ten days or so. Maybe Mom has figured out a way to fuss at me from beyond the grave--if anyone could do it, she could. A bit overprotective, that one.
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HarukaTheTrophyWife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 12:55 AM
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14. My mom said that pierced ears made you look like a Ubange.
She eventually got hers pierced at age 51, which was around when she met my now-stepdad, cut her hair & got highlights. I yelled at her for getting her ears done with a gun though, when she knew better.

:shrug:
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yellowdogintexas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 09:23 AM
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30. oh in 1966 when I did mine that was true.if you lived in a small
town in Kentucky. I couldn't wait to get to college and get my ears pierced. My grandmother had pierced ears and I always wanted them. Always. She was second generation Norweigan and it never went out of fashion in Europe. Then I went to Europe when I was about 11 and all the girls who had European moms (who had married GIs) and the girls you saw out and about off the base had them and the earrings were so neat. I wanted them even more.

So, when I got to college, one of the gals did them and did a great job. Needle, match, alcohol, cork and ice. No infections, no problems. No regrets and she did my cousin too when she came to visit for a weekend
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Critters2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 10:44 AM
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31. I hope she doesn't meet my mom
I don't need my mom complaining about my messy house from beyond. At least when she was living I could offer her the chance to clean it if she'd like.
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Skittles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 01:00 AM
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16. I have none either and I am almost 50
I think it is gross
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WindRavenX Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 12:02 AM
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3. love them
I have my ears, eyebrow, and tragus pierced. Love guys with piercings!
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HarukaTheTrophyWife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 12:05 AM
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5. If you like them, get them. If not, don't.
My ears are quite pierced. Other than that, I have a tiny diamond nosestud (people don't even notice it most of the time). I used to have my navel pierced, but the jewelery fell out while I was sleeping and it closed up. I was sad because I had a cute little Om barbell in it. I have my piercings and tattoos only for me. I never did it to be different. I do it because I like the way the piercings look. I have my own reasons for the tattoos.

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Dervill Crow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 12:16 AM
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7. It's a done deal for me.
I finally got the teeny tiny diamond nose stud two days ago that I've wanted for at least two years. My husband hasn't noticed yet. One son loves it, one son hates it, one daughter said, "Go, Mom!" and the other said she thought something was different, but she thought it was my hair color. No one at work has noticed it, at least not to say anything.

I love it. It immediately looked like it belonged there.

Your ears are beautiful, by the way. :-)

I got my tattoo when I was 50, and I am considering another when I turn 60.
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HarukaTheTrophyWife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 12:20 AM
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8. Thank you.
I have seven tattoos. They're all relatively easy to cover. The most noticeable ones are the Celtic trinity knots on my inner forearms. I'm saving up for my big one. A Celtic cross on my back with "For My Father" written in Gaelic around the top. Obviously, it's in memory of my Dad.
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Dervill Crow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 12:38 AM
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9. Cool!
I have a triple moon on the inside of my right ankle, and I'm thinking of adding some celtic knotwork all the way around. I have cankles, so usually I'm in pants or a long skirt.
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Kali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 12:09 AM
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6. easier to "hide" than tats, if you need to go "normal"
I have two in one earlobe and three in the other, would probably do navel if it was on a thinner person. Maybe a notrill if I wasn't a middle-aged mom in a rural community. I'm wierd enough going barefoot everywhere. Don't really like seeing various oral peircings but over all they don't bother me.
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Interocitor Donating Member (17 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 12:43 AM
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10. I have a pierced tongue.
Somehow it makes picking up girls easier...
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Dervill Crow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 01:01 AM
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17. Interesting.
I wonder if girls find it attractive or if a little piece of jewelry can change a person's presentation of "hir"self.

When I had to give a presentation at a symposium I drew upon my inner Madeline Kahn. Sort of a Lily von Shtupp without the accent, costume, song, dance, or corny jokes, but all the chutzpah.

You had to be there, I guess. :silly:
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HarukaTheTrophyWife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 01:08 AM
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18. Well, a larger gauge tongue piercing can come in handy....
:evilgrin:
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Dervill Crow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 01:19 AM
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19. Oooooh.
:blush:

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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 07:32 AM
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24. sniff -- i have an inner madeline kahn, too!
sob -- i thought i was alone!
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Robeson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 12:45 AM
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11. To each his/her own.
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ghostsofgiants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 12:51 AM
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13. Used to have my eyebrow pierced.
Getting my lip pierced soon.

I dig piercings.
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Skittles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 12:58 AM
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15. none whatsoever
I have never wanted to decorate my ears like I am some sort of Christmas tree
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Robeson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 01:22 AM
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21. Wow, I've never thought of myself as a Christmas tree...
... :cry:
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Skittles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 01:57 AM
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22. that's how *I* see it
not you :)

I don't like wearing any kind of jewelry, not even a watch.
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Robeson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 03:14 AM
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23. Thanks for the clarification....
...that's cool. As I said, to each his/her own... :toast:
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Broken_Hero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 01:21 AM
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20. sure, ....:) nt
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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 07:34 AM
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25. i let my piecings close when too many straight people began
showing up with them.

now that the piercing craze seems to be swinging the other way -- i may do it again.

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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 07:35 AM
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26. Only one one in each earlobe and nowhere else.
I got my ears pierced for my 11th birthday. Mom didn't want me to do it, but I insisted. I'm glad I did.

I'm way too chicken to have any other piercings! :P
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azmouse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 11:32 AM
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32. That sounds just like me.
I was 10 when I got my ears pierced and I know if I had to do it today I wouldn't. I don't like pain... or even discomfort if it can be avoided. I've sometimes thought about getting a second piercing in each ear but I'm a coward!
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wildhorses Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 08:31 AM
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27. 2 per earlobe and had three in the left lobe but let it grow back
that's it and there ain't no more :P
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evirus Donating Member (782 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 09:09 AM
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28. im split
sure you can do anything to your body that you want, but stick the the ears you sick freak
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Dervill Crow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 04:59 PM
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33. Wow.
Now that's something I've never been called before. I should have shed my Sunday School teacher image years ago! :rofl:
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yellowdogintexas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 09:19 AM
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29.  My daughter is a piercer/tattoo artist., and I have neither. Just
the normal ones for one pair of earrings. I will never get another piercing, as I have just never liked the multiple piericng look for me.

Looking through the magazines in her shop, seeing some of the things people do to themselves is a real eye opener though. I think the topper was facial spikes on a young woman who quite possibly was quite beautiful under all that metal. Eewww!


I do appreciate tattoos more than I once did. still don't want one, but when I see a really well done one I compliment it, having learned the difference.

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sniffa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 05:06 PM
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34. i used to have 7
now i'm down to one in my big fat beLLy.
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Ariana Celeste Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 05:08 PM
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35. I have 3 per earlobe... will get more some day
I plan to have both ears done all the way up, eventually.
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grannylib Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 05:09 PM
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36. Ears only; 3 left lobe, 2 right lobe, and one cartilege piercing in left
ear.
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BreweryYardRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 05:53 PM
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37. Not my style, but when properly done...
...they're hot as hell on women.
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nini Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 05:56 PM
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38. Where's the 'none' choice?
:shrug:



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Dervill Crow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 06:27 PM
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39. Ruh roh.
Sorry. Guess that's an "other." I probably forgot to include that, too.

Heck, it was late last night when I posted, and since usually nobody reads my posts anyway . . . :nopity:

This is the first poll I've posted. I'll do better next time.
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nini Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 07:04 PM
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41. You did just fine.. seems like a lot of people read your post
:-)


:hi:
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L A Woman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-09-06 06:54 PM
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40. i have ears and belly button pierced (with dangling peace sign) n/t
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