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You Are My Sunshine, My Nerdy Sunshine

| Romantic | July 8, 2014

(My fiancé, some friends, and I all go to a huge Anime convention. I am dressed up as a character who has one exposed arm in her outfit, with lots of elaborate tattoos. It is very hot and sunny, so I end up getting a pretty bad sunburn. When we get back to the hotel, my fiancé and I hop in the shower to wash off the grime from the day and the tattoos I had painted on me.)

Fiancé: *randomly starts scrubbing me* “You looked like you needed help.”

Me: “Yeah… this paint is actually pretty hard to get off.”

(After several long minutes of scrubbing and rinsing, my fiancé starts laughing really hard.)

Me: “What? What’s so funny?”

Fiancé: “Your arm! You still have tattoos on it!”

(The paint apparently saved my skin from being burnt, so I have crazy pale, swirling, lines that are really noticeable against my burnt skin.)

Me: “Looks like I’m permanently this character…”

Fiancé: “Hey, at least [Friend] has a stencil for tomorrow! It will make painting your arm easier and faster!”

(Everyone got a kick out of the odd sun tattoo I earned, and sure enough, my friend did use it as a stencil for the next day!)


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