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August 18, 2009 7:00 PM   Subscribe

Go ahead, tape yourself.
posted by Brandon Blatcher (38 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite

 
Um...........
posted by hippybear at 7:03 PM on August 18, 2009


You first!
posted by zinfandel at 7:09 PM on August 18, 2009


I'd much rather see a video-based Untape Yourself.
posted by scblackman at 7:10 PM on August 18, 2009 [12 favorites]


pass.
posted by leotrotsky at 7:10 PM on August 18, 2009


No way, man. YOU first. I have too much beard to do that.
posted by hippybear at 7:10 PM on August 18, 2009


I taped myself masturbating. It was a sticky mess.

/throw-away
posted by Christ, what an asshole at 7:10 PM on August 18, 2009


This creeps me out for some reason, can't put my finger on it. Jowling is hilarious to me though, which is odd.
posted by hypersloth at 7:17 PM on August 18, 2009


This is why humanity is doomed never to make contact with alien civilizations.
posted by anigbrowl at 7:18 PM on August 18, 2009 [1 favorite]


This is why humanity is doomed never to make contact with alien civilizations.

Yeah, when I find the guy that used the last of the world's duct tape on his face instead of on the space shuttle, it's going to be ugly.
posted by Inspector.Gadget at 7:20 PM on August 18, 2009


Ouch. Tape + Long Hair = Pain.

Also, this one is scary, the background looks exactly like my bedroom. I don't want to have to check for creepy taped monsters under my bed tonight.
posted by Memo at 7:21 PM on August 18, 2009


Viral for 3M.
posted by DU at 7:22 PM on August 18, 2009 [2 favorites]


grotesque. I can't not look though.
posted by exlotuseater at 7:22 PM on August 18, 2009


Last time we discussed taping people, the thread hijack was the most amusing part.
posted by CrunchyFrog at 7:24 PM on August 18, 2009


*looks*

*blinks*

*backs slowly out of the thread*
posted by zarq at 7:27 PM on August 18, 2009


I've seen an ad'here or there for similar websites, and though it looked fasten-ating at first I scotched that notion pronto. I mean, I've made a gaff'er two in my life, but I quickly dispensed with the idea of sticking a photo there before I put myself in a real bind! That's one mistake I'm glad I duct; I don't think my ticker's strong enough to withstand the subsequent teasing. Looks like a bunch of seal-ly business to me.
posted by Greg_Ace at 7:28 PM on August 18, 2009 [4 favorites]


tapeyourself.com is one of the strangest sites I've seen in some time. I have no idea how these people got their faces all tape up, or why.
posted by Frank Grimes at 7:29 PM on August 18, 2009 [3 favorites]


I prefer cling film.
posted by idiopath at 7:30 PM on August 18, 2009 [2 favorites]


Gervais has been at it again.
posted by turgid dahlia at 7:30 PM on August 18, 2009 [1 favorite]


There are easier ways to shave.
posted by rokusan at 7:35 PM on August 18, 2009


I guess some people don't know what to do with themselves in a democracy...
posted by Alexandra Kitty at 7:37 PM on August 18, 2009


This creeps me out for some reason, can't put my finger on it.

This creeps me out because I just saw the Law and Order SUV rerun featuring headshots of rape/murder victims who had had their faces wrapped in clear packing tape by the perp. Thanks, Metafilter. Glad I hopped on before bedtime.
posted by availablelight at 7:39 PM on August 18, 2009


I prefer cling film.

Ah, that reminds me of Minyard's classic Wrapped to Death: Unusual Autoerotic Death.
posted by Tube at 7:40 PM on August 18, 2009


10-year-old-me: You know, when we're old, kids will probably do stuff that will freak us out.
10-year-old-friend-Mike: No way.
10yom: For sure. Think about it.
10yofM: Like, what kind of stuff?
10yom: I don't know. But it'll be weird.
posted by Durn Bronzefist at 7:41 PM on August 18, 2009 [2 favorites]


Cow Taping
posted by amyms at 7:45 PM on August 18, 2009


1500 years or so from now, when our descendants have recovered enough from the Great Shattering to rediscover the sciences of archaeology and anthropology, I dearly hope I have been reincarnated in time to be there when they unearth the servers of tapeyourself.com and figure out how to access the information hidden in those ancient hard drives. I hope to have recovered enough of my twenty-first century memories by then to smirk quietly to myself as these poor academics and explorers of tomorrow argue amongst themselves as to the meaning of this "tape yourself" ritual.

That'll be a good day. Not as good as First Contact with the Xanthars, but close.
posted by EatTheWeak at 7:45 PM on August 18, 2009


Dear Metafilter:

I've been reading your community forum blog for some time now, and I never believed the stories I read until it happened to me. You see, back in the 90's I was a sideshow performer and I wanted to see if I could "untape" myself. I got my friend Alison to help me, and let me tell you, things got sticky right away...
posted by Tube at 7:48 PM on August 18, 2009


I just blue myself.
posted by Flashman at 8:08 PM on August 18, 2009


why
posted by SLC Mom at 8:11 PM on August 18, 2009


what?
posted by TwelveTwo at 8:55 PM on August 18, 2009


When Pee Wee does it it is art. I don't know about the rest of those people. Maybe they're unclogging their pores or something.
posted by Burhanistan at 9:04 PM on August 18, 2009


I think the internet is running out of memes.
posted by Methylviolet at 9:23 PM on August 18, 2009


Tape me
Tape me my friend
Tape me
Tape me again
posted by Tube at 9:46 PM on August 18, 2009


I saw the title and was hoping for some amateur pron. This is not that. THis is more what I did to my little brother when he was sleeping.
posted by JohnnyGunn at 10:02 PM on August 18, 2009


I saw the title and was hoping for some amateur pron. This is not that.

Au contraire, says Rule 34!
posted by carsonb at 10:11 PM on August 18, 2009


Sia has taped herself too.
posted by fungible at 10:12 PM on August 18, 2009


Hey, man -- uncool.
posted by webmutant at 10:55 PM on August 18, 2009


Let me know, Brandon, when you find the "Railroad spike yourself in the head" web site, then I'll check it out.. but, tape...meh.
posted by HuronBob at 3:51 AM on August 19, 2009


An entire website devoted to this, and fewer than 20 people have actually submitted pics? Sorry tapeyourself guys, maybe they should try a something else.
posted by orme at 6:15 AM on August 19, 2009


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