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I think there was a thread about this a few years back but I can't find it and may be mistaken. Anyway, my girlfriend and I watched a very sinister little film last night, Mark of the Devil, about a man who robs a tattooist who is into voodoo, and murders him, and then finds a tattoo depicting the murder spreading across his whole body and face.

It got me thinking about that guy we used to call Tattoo Man who I always used to see around George Street, though I think he lived in Jute Street, who had his whole face tattooed and the rumour was his whole body as well. He used to scare the living shit out of me and apparently didn't like being stared at. A mate told me they once saw him in the Sherriff Court charged with assault and his reason was because the guy had been staring at him, to which the Sherriff quipped "what on earth do you expect?"

Is he still seen around? Anyone know who he is? I always wondered what job he managed to get looking like that!

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I remember seeing that guy in Drummonds sometimes. I've a feeling there was another, 'spider's web' face fella as well.

The nearest I've ever got to getting a tattoo was putting the old 'transfers' you used to get in lucky-bags on my arms when I was wee.

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I remember seeing that guy in Drummonds sometimes. I've a feeling there was another, 'spider's web' face fella as well.

The nearest I've ever got to getting a tattoo was putting the old 'transfers' you used to get in lucky-bags on my arms when I was wee.

God I'd forgotten about those! You're right, there was a spider's web fella too, I think he may have been the younger brother.

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It got me thinking about that guy we used to call Tattoo Man who I always used to see around George Street, though I think he lived in Jute Street, who had his whole face tattooed and the rumour was his whole body as well. He used to scare the living shit out of me and apparently didn't like being stared at. A mate told me they once saw him in the Sherriff Court charged with assault and his reason was because the guy had been staring at him, to which the Sherriff quipped "what on earth do you expect?"

Remember reading about that in the paper and saw him on George Street not long after. You can't help but do a double take when you see him. The judge is righ. It's like women in skimpy outfits complaining when blokes have an ogle.

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I forgot about him! I used to occasionally see him around Rosemount/Berryden areas and the last time was probably just over a year ago when he was getting refused at the Rosemount bar. Looks like he had been up to mischief previously. Can't for the life of me think how the barman recognised him mind you.

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I haven't seen him at all since I moved into George St. Used to see him quite often a few years back. I've spoke to a few times whilst I've been pissed.

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the guy with the spiderweb (aptly named spiderman) was in the paper years ago after having his tattoos removed

the other guy with the face though, Maff....total cant

Christ, having them removed off your faced, wonder what he came out of that looking like. I wonder if those two guys ever got laid.

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I used to see the tattooed guy all the time on George Street.

He always seemed to be steamboats and shouting at people.

Fanny.

Haven't seen him for AGES right enough.

I vaguely remember the spiderman guy too.....

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Christ, having them removed off your faced, wonder what he came out of that looking like. I wonder if those two guys ever got laid.

One of them (Maff) used to go out with a lass called Hazel, so I guess at least one of them did.

Meeting the parents would have been interesting...

o_O

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One of them (Maff) used to go out with a lass called Hazel, so I guess at least one of them did.

Meeting the parents would have been interesting...

o_O

Maff, bizarre name. Bizarre fella.

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Short for Matthew, I believe.

Mine of information, me...:D

:up:

Sounds like a cockney variant on it! I just remembered now, the first time I ever saw him was turning the corner from George Street into Hutcheon St and he came round the corner on the pavement pushing a bicycle. It knopcked into me, I looked up to say something like "ouch" and nearly shit myself.

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