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    Default Local Geographical Variations in Pierced People

    Hi all,

    In the town where I live I rarely see anyone with much in the way of piercings. Even when I go to Glasgow city centre I don't see many.

    About once a month I go to a nearby small town and I see lots of people with piercings - In fact, not just piercings but tattoos, wild coloured hair etc.

    I'm unsure why this is - the area is a bit run down, not sure if this is a factor.

    Has anyone else seen local variations in the numbers of pierced (or generally alternative) people?
    Got: double snakebites|central lip|labret|1.6mm and 5mm tongue|philtrum|angel bites|smiley|septum|3 pairs nostrils|3 pairs eyebrows|bridge|15 & 16 (l&r) lobe/cartilage, rook, 2x tragus, 3x forward helix, conch (both ears symmetrical)|3x navel (74 holes in total)Want: Everything, slowly building up my piercings over time.Next up: venoms; maybe something genital

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    I tend not to notice tbh. I see lots of variation in Manchester but that doesn't surprise me for a city center and large student community.

    Is it possible the small town has a lot of student accommodation in it?
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    See plenty down here in Kent in pretty much all towns and Canterbury with its uni and colleges. Plenty of choice for artists and piercers too
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    Piercings:
    Left Ear: 0g (8mm) & 2g (6mm) tunnels in lobe
    Right Ear: 10g (2.4mm) BCR in helix cartilage
    Left Nipple: 6g (4mm) Chunk BCR horizontal
    Right Nipple: 10g (2.4mm) barbell vertical
    Navel: 10g (2.4mm) BCR
    PA: 2g (6mm) BCR
    Lorum: 8g (3.2mm) BCR
    Hafada: 2x 8g (3.2mm) BCR

    Tattoos:
    Left Arm: Tiki Island and Marine Life Sleeve
    Right Arm: Cosmic Space Sleeve
    Right Lower Leg: Aztec inspired 'Quetzalcoatl' Feathered Serpent

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    It's got a college but isn't by any means a big student place.

    I can only assume it is a local trend. It's a former industrial town which has lost its former glory now the industry has all shut down.

    I like to go there because there are other alternative people around (that and there is a great pizza place!)
    Got: double snakebites|central lip|labret|1.6mm and 5mm tongue|philtrum|angel bites|smiley|septum|3 pairs nostrils|3 pairs eyebrows|bridge|15 & 16 (l&r) lobe/cartilage, rook, 2x tragus, 3x forward helix, conch (both ears symmetrical)|3x navel (74 holes in total)Want: Everything, slowly building up my piercings over time.Next up: venoms; maybe something genital

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    I live in rural Texas. Most people are confused by mods or think they are tacky, see a rare few my age with an extra ear peircing. Even more rarely a nostril, never seen another septum!
    Right Ear : Triple helix (2/28/19) and lobe (1993)
    Left Ear : Lobe (1993)
    Face : Septum (3/25/16)
    Body : Horizontal nipples (3/16/19)

    Planned : Left triple helix, Second lobe on both ears, VCH, Possible paw print, Possible tongue

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