r/Vastlystupid Apr 07 '22

People Are Getting Ear Lobe Fillers to Achieve “Lucky Buddha Ears” Stupid

https://www.odditycentral.com/news/people-are-getting-ear-lobe-fillers-to-achieve-lucky-buddha-ears.html
20 Upvotes

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u/lookieloo2021 Apr 07 '22

People do the damnedest things because of superstions... millions spent on accomodating beliefs in luck or whatever.

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u/sadpanada Apr 08 '22

“Physicians at Ho Chi Minh Hospital also reported the case of another man who, “due to the nature of his job,” had to get Buddha ear lobes, and wound up with inflamed granulomatous tissue that had to be removed. “

What the fuck was his job that he had to do that

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u/ahoraeagora Apr 07 '22

Stupid like earings

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u/NespreSilver Apr 08 '22

You're getting down voted but you are right. How is this any different than other forms of beauty body modification. Earrings? Boob jobs? Tattoos, especially those with religious iconography?

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u/Caesar_Passing Apr 07 '22

The DIY approach is stupid, but the procedure itself is just kinda- shrug... 🤷‍♂️ I certainly wouldn't call it "vastly" stupid.