Possibly the case of a badly judged "Number 96 off board 3 in the window"
To a lot of folks ink marks a place in time... In their lives..
And is with them...
Albeit faded and worn (just like we all get) for ever.
Oddly I don't judge folks on how they look.
One of the most interesting folks I ever talked with had a many digit number tatooed on his wrist...
Faded and barely legible... And wrinkled skin... To be honest it looked awful.
And it was a terrible tattoo
He was a holocaust survivor.