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Old 12-12-2018, 04:48 PM   #1
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Are there any companies out there on the stock exchanges that do tat removals ? I see a great future in any company that can remove a tattoo back to virgin skin. Just asking ?
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Old 12-12-2018, 04:51 PM   #2
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Having regrets ??
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Are there any companies out there on the stock exchanges that do tat removals ? I see a great future in any company that can remove a tattoo back to virgin skin. Just asking ?
Back to anything virgin would be amazing. Maybe a once in a lifetime opportunity.
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Old 12-12-2018, 04:55 PM   #4
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Having regrets ??
Nope, not at all as I have none. I do work out at the gym regularly and see all these youngsters, both male and female with tats that I know one day they will want to get rid of for various and sundry reasons. Just looking forward for investment opportunities is all.
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That sounds like more of a small business (vs corporate) investment opportunity but I can imagine a market.

I’m very glad to have never gone the tattoo route. It never made any sense. Hats are cool. You can change them and remove them whenever you want.
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Nope, not at all as I have none. I do work out at the gym regularly and see all these youngsters, both male and female with tats that I know one day they will want to get rid of for various and sundry reasons.
Getting inked isn't just an experience for youngsters. I've seen plenty of people my age and older getting tattoos. I wonder if they'll live long enough to experience a desire to have theirs removed.
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I hit Planet Fitness anywhere from three to four days a week and usually at the same time most old farts like myself attended along with some younger folks and I'm simply amazed at all the tats that people sport. Most of them are faded and look pretty sad and I can't help but think there has to be a market for a good tat removal business model.
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Back to anything virgin would be amazing. Maybe a once in a lifetime opportunity.
I wonder what it's like to lose one's virginity a second time.
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Unfortunately I have not heard of any really good tat removal process.

All those folks with old tats can at least take comfort that the tats will become less obvious to their friends due to eyesight issues.
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The science is not quite there yet. surgical removal depends on where and how much. $200 to $1000.

So far, not complete... leaving discolored skin.
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... I see a great future in any company that can remove a tattoo back to virgin skin. ...
I have been saying this for years, since the fad started.

Christine Lavin has a song that is apropos. When these kids get to her age they may be singing a similar song. ... and looking for that tat removal technology that we'd like to invest in.
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The smart approach would be to determine which cosmetic/medical companies were doing R&D for a better removal process. Think like figuring out Allergen was doing Botox before they went to FDA trials or something. Or Pfizer/Viagra.

This sounds like something in Fermion's wheelhouse as I know he looks into a lot of the biotech stuff.

The post-millenial generation is tatt'ing far less than their elders. In the span of the past 3-5 years, tatt's have again become something that older folks do, not younger (from the perspective of my teenage niece and nephew who say "ew no" to the idea now, and to them, older means over 25).

So, in about 20 years when a visible tattoo broadcasts that you are over 45, yes I'd expect to see an increase in removal demand as it will mean the difference between getting a job or not, as I'm sure ageism in employment will still be a thing.
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I was thinking out loud here (to myself, of course), and the thought came to my mind that in 5 years when I hit 80 (), I may go for a tat that says "Still HOT at 80!".

(of course I'm not sure where I would put it)
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I was thinking out loud here (to myself, of course), and the thought came to my mind that in 5 years when I hit 80 (), I may go for a tat that says "Still HOT at 80!".

(of course I'm not sure where I would put it)
It would be a lot less expensive and a lot less painful if you just bought a t-shirt saying that
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Not finding the tattoo removal company sign that read "DISAPPEARING inc."
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Tattoo removal is a business that's already here. They're often done by dermatologists (MD's) and laser treatments. They also may have technologists that are trained and licensed to do other laser treatments.

Tattoo removal is quite painful, and it takes a few visits. I would think every treatment is like a bad, bad sunburn. I understand the colors, like red, are next to impossible to remove.

I think of what the undertakers must be seeing come through. You know they share their tattoos with other undertakers at the conventions they attend. And as a profession, they're not as stuffy as they appear to be.

I am very conservative and anti-tattoo. But somehow I know all the tattoo artists in town, including those with serpents running up their necks and the ones with tattoos all over their head. The good artists with a big clientele can make $200K per year--tax free on cash receipts.
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No. But I've been going the opposite route and been financing tattoos.
The bad debt collection only cost me a dollar store cheese grater.
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Also many tattoo places will redo the ink for free.
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I was thinking out loud here (to myself, of course), and the thought came to my mind that in 5 years when I hit 80 (), I may go for a tat that says "Still HOT at 80!".

(of course I'm not sure where I would put it)
Would that be a "gramp stamp"?
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