This is what happens if you spend 10 days underwater

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  1. Crouton

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    And you thought your hands were wrinkly when you got out of the bath.

    This photo was taken of a man who spent 10 days underwater to beat a world record.
     
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    that guy is a total idiot.
     
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    I think the correct term is --- eeeeeeeeeeeew!

    That said I wonder if there is any lasting damage? One would think the skin would just tighten up again as it dries out to its normal levels; though with older people it might be more of an effect over younger .
     
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    I was wondering that too. I don't think it'd be lasting. I reckon the skin would eventually dry and go back to shape.
     
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    The interesting thing is that it seems to not spread up the arm. If you look his wrist and lower arm look pretty normal. I know that the skin might be a little different in those spots, but I'd have thought it would have started to go odd after 10days! (unless he was wearing a full body wetsuit and just left one glove off to see what would happen).
     
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    haha yes that's a bit weird :p. but i think it is lasting..but perhaps it has a bit of a blister effect? new skin forming underneath the loose skin? :p well i don't know haha i'm just guessing. i'm not going to find out :D.
     
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    He was wearing a full body wet suit AND gloves. That happened to his hands with the gloves on. And the rest of the body looked mostly normal. There's a video of him when he just got out on youtube. Just look up 10 days underwater on youtube or something and you should find it.
     
  8. Taliesyn

    Taliesyn It's a feral reality out there, kids.

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    Good Lord, that makes me feel squeamish. I don't even want to take a quick shower now. :(
     
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    Am I the only one who doesn't think it's gross? I think it's amazing! I stared at that photo for ages, trying to imagine what it would be like to touch those fingers.
     
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    Taliesyn It's a feral reality out there, kids.

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    Why do I keep coming back to this thread? That last comment of yours, Cru... now I'm wriggling uncontrollably on the seat here, and it ain't in ecstasy. Gotta go and scrub my brain of icky images and words...