[Article]: Cephalopod Tattoos

tonmo

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Thanks to the respondents to our survey, I was able to put together this brief article on cephalopod tattoos, which is a popular topic with many TONMO.com visitors. Enjoy, and thanks again for the responses from folks who own them!
Cephalopod Tattoos
 
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Nancy

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Good article, Tony. It was interesting to learn why people chose a ceph for a tattoo and how they felt about the tattoo itself. Should be an inspiration for others!

Nancy
 

gjbarord

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Hope this is the right place for these. I just thought I would share my new tattoo of Architeuthis dux with everyone. Unfortunately I have to go back to get the hooks placed on the suckers of the tentacles.

What is another hour after 10 1/2 anyways? (and it did not hurt at all):lol:

Greg
 

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gjbarord

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Oh yeah.

My reasoning behind the tattoo was simple. The giant squid is what originally got me interested in Marine Biology when I was about 5 and the rest is history.

Greg

Although a little late...nice job on the article Tony!!
 

Nancy

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This is one of the best ceph tattoos I've ever seen, Greg!
Both the design and execution are excellent.
Was it done in Houston?

Nancy
 

gjbarord

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Nancy

I actually had it done in Galveston. I too was surprised by just how well it turned out at the end. Very impressive to me.

My favorite part is the eye I think.

Greg
 

Bacir

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Fresh Tat, thought I would share.

I have loved the ocean since I was little, and octopus and other ceph's have always been my main focus. I just recently got this Tattoo, and it came out spectacular. I'll post another pic when its fully healed.

 

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CaptFish

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sedna

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Seems like I'm a member of the "cool kid's" club now! Never thought I'd have 3 and counting tattoos- but I wanted some octopuses that would never die & leave me!
 

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