December 2, 2018

Study: 12% of All Electrical Tape Used to Cover Nipples


BERKELEY, CA—According to research conducted by UC Berkeley, a small but significant portion of electrical tape is being used on nipples rather than wires.

The study was recently published in Engineering Quarterly and focused on the decline of electrical tape use. The study cited possible causes such as the affordability of heat shrink butt connectors. In fact, a high percentage of technicians do not even carry the tape due to the ever-decreasing cost of simply replacing entire components.

The authors of the paper break down the most common uses of electrical tape in modern times. Buried within these statistics, is an interesting figure. It is estimated that around 12.4% of electrical tape purchases are made by consumers intending to cover their own or other people's nipples.

While the report did not contain any verbiage regarding situations in which the black tape might be used as pasties, it has been known to appear in various places such as industrial album covers, photos of goth Instagram models, burlesque performances, and feminist rallies.

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20 comments:

  1. I can't find any references of the use of electrical tape in scientific literature or even any magazine just called "Engineering Quarterly".

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    1. Must be a conspiracy from the American Duct Tape Council to keep the research hidden.

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    2. It's almost as if this is a satire site or something...

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  2. little known fact, the black tape is licorice flavored, probably explains it more succinctly

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  3. The joke suffers when you misspell Berkeley.

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  4. I use about 10% of my personal electrical tape as bandage reenfoorcing-waterproofing

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    1. A personal anecdote like that really personalized the debate for me.

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  5.  I totally read that as "12% off all electrical tape used to cover my nipples"  rofl

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  6. Remember Wendy O?!

    https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwjklvmlqo7fAhVj4YMKHZ_qB_wQjRx6BAgBEAU&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.pinterest.com%2Fpin%2F375769162631266387%2F&psig=AOvVaw3XqFjhNO5IPC_wm2abKhgL&ust=1544293043547799

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  7. Does it inhibit the erotic charge?

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  8. Hello my name Samir nino 28 years old

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  9. Hello my name Samir nino 28 years old

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  10. Samir!!! Fuck, mate.. How ya been? It's been years dude, seriously!

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  11. Use the damn black duct tape to keep Trump's big mouth shut!!

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  12. Funny thing. I use it to seal stock pot lids on 360* before transporting them full of sauces and soups.

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  13. Oh good lord cover up these bad boys? No way, only if I'm required to under Health and Safety regulations (ref. sub-clause "You'll have someone's eye out with those") fucking cryiiinnngg

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  14. hahahaha this is funny things happen......when we were young

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