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Rob has been thinking about getting a tattoo for four years.

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Film maker:
Rob Dunger

Length: 2 mins
Date: 3rd May 2005
Subject: Body Art, Tattoos, Pain
 
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Title: First Tattoo
Rob has been thinking about getting a tattoo for four years and he's finally decided to take the plunge. He's a little bit nervous but at least it starts off relatively pain free.

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The music at the beginning sounded a bit like the intro to the remake of mad world that featured in Donnie Darko, good choice if it was. Tattoos have intrigued me for a while having heard how painful there are but no pain no gain eh. The buzzing in the back ground really focusses you on whats actually happening - good to see what really happens.
Clive Sainsbury

W
ow Rob.. looked like me when i got mine too... like to see the detail on it too.... what you thinking of next? if any?
Mark Cheadle

Glad to see a very welcome lack of machismo! Well done Rob...but, i think i'll stick to transfers! :)
Dyne

Well i must say the tatt looks great as you know im off to get one soon thanks for showing what its like to get one
Carl

Nice short. Intriguing and enticing. Nice job Rob! cheers.
Spike

Well done, Fella. Really interesting to watch - even if I was 'feeling it' towards the end! Tattoo looks great!
Steve

Am pleased that bbc decided to show people what tattooing involves, when I had my tattoo done I dont remember pain but it was sore for half hour afterwards! hope you are happy with the result Rob.
John

Mark, Cambridge... thanks for your comments. No I wouldnt have walked half way.. in fact the whole tatt took just over 4 hours. It was something I had really carefully thought over for years; and discussed fully with the tattoo artist. Although you see me wincing and indeed yelping, for much of the time there was no real pain - just a burning sort of sensation. I am really happy with the finished product!

Rob Dunger

Enjoyed the clip very much, at least you were honest about the pain! I have always wanted a few tatts but have always shyed away due to their permanancy and the pain. Good clip.
David G

Amazing, I had my tattoo done by Jason Butcher too. I used relaxation techniques and had little pain. Its worth it for the result anyway!
Nick, London

The tattoo is really nice and I can understand the pain. I was in the same state for mine but do not regret it at all.
Chris

Well done! Was intriguing to watch ... Respects 2 ya m8
Lee

Looks great mate, the pain is worth it for the finihsed result - what you having done next?
Nathan

Rob you're very brave... more than I could do mate. Well done BBC and you :)
Glasses, London

I though it was really interesting
Greg

I felt every second!!
Steve Powell

Well done bbc, well done Rob, fascinating, told as it is and just enough to tease

Nick, USA
 
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