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You have attempted to cut the tip of your finger off with a very sharp blade. Do not cry. 
In this first step you'll want to wrap your finger and hold it above you're head like you've been taught to do. 
It should only be a few seconds before curiosity sets in and you peel the wrap off to have a look. At this point you will want to photograph your injury, otherwise you'll be met with 'no pics-didn't happen' from your friends. 

Step 1: Explain your current position to those around you.

Start by yelling "I'VE DONE SOMETHING BAD."
The response will probably be, "Haha. Is there blood?"
The appropriate reaction is, "Uh...yeah. Yeah, some blood."

At this point all people within earshot will probably stop laughing and run to your side. 
None of them have cars because you live in 'bike friendly' Portland, Oregon. Your friends will direct you to the closest bus that will take you to the closest hospital. 

Get on that bus. Explain to the bus driver what you have done and calmly take a seat near the front. 
Take your paper towel wrap off again and watch the faces of the strangers around you. They may be upset that you are assessing your injury in such a public place. Take another picture. 
<p>30+ years ago I discovered that trying to saw a kerf into the end of an axe handle with a bow saw while holding the axe handle barehanded is a bad idea. Luckily it was only about 8 puncture wounds. Scars add character to your hands.</p>
lol you all really haven't cut your fingers have you.
<p>scars are a indication of learning so if you get hurt you learn lol trust me I have a few on the first of this year a lost the tip of the side of my left thumb to a drill press not properly clamped one of my many things of learning</p>
<p>I lost*</p>
mondays always gets ya real good.
<p>Yeah!</p>
Just cut a good chunk of my fingertip off while trying to peel potatoes. I just wanted potato soup, not this nonsense.<br><br>It's not too bad, but enough for my morbid self to go &quot;no no no no wait yes but no no no&quot;
<p>this was great. made me laugh.</p>
Just did this after i cut it while cutting an onion now to go finish. Ha
This is the best thing ever. Sitting here cleaning up blood and laughing because of this article. Well done<br>
This really cheered me up thanks. Lol so good.
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<p>Due to the fact I work with x-acto knives all day long, I tend to get many small cuts, and they're a pain because I'm a bleeder, and I always soak through bandaids and get blood on what I'm working on... The best thing I have discovered is super glue, I disinfect and apply a couple layers of super glue and I'm good to go! Probably not a good idea for a caut as bad as the one shown here though..</p>
<p>An injury like that is what my cousin actually dealt with last night at her job. She was working way too fast trying to saw a pipe at her warehouse that she ended up cutting her finger. Her co-worker was able to take her to the hospital to get it treated. The next day, her boss let her go even though he knew what happened. In this situation, she's trying to find a personal injury attorney to settle this case because it does sound somewhat unfair.http://www.injuryattorneylafayettein.com/personal-injury-.html</p>
<p>An injury like that is what my cousin actually dealt with last night at her job. She was working way too fast trying to saw a pipe at her warehouse that she ended up cutting her finger. Her co-worker was able to take her to the hospital to get it treated. The next day, her boss let her go even though he knew what happened. In this situation, she's trying to find a personal injury attorney to settle this case because it does sound somewhat unfair.http://www.injuryattorneylafayettein.com/personal-injury-.html</p>
<p>That is why when I use massively sharp whatevers I use leather welding gloves. Except when using power tools.</p>
I found this post very useful since I've just done this....
One time I almost cut the tip of my finger off like this. I was trying to close my (sharp) pocket knife and my finger got in the way. I just put a million band aids on it and went on with my day. Later it started bleeding out again. If only I had seen this before hand lol
<p>I cut the tip off mine with a sharp stanley knife. Bandaged it kept it clean and six days later the wound has almost closed.</p>
<p>mash it in saw dust, you have 9 more.</p>
Seems whenever I cut myself good, whether with a knife or mandoline, I always hear this little voice, &quot; that didn't really just happen!&quot;
<p>I swear I commented on this, maybe it got deleted?</p><p>I took the top of one of my fingers off using a mandoline (the kitchen tool, not musical instrument). Refusing to go to the doctor for what I saw as merely a scratch I cleaned everything with alcohol slapped the detached piece back on and superglued over the top of it. Only after it healed did I realize that I put the cut part of my finger back on upside down so I've now altered my finger print.</p>
<p>stick it back on with superglue</p>
<p>Just tack it together again</p>
i sliced my finger in the same way, I was trying the sharpness of a new knife that I had already bought, but my cut wasn't so deep so i haven't to go to the hospital
Auuuuugh!! D: <br> <br>A similar thing happened to me once, I was trying to make a small canal on a tip of a wooden stick using a very sharp kitchen knife. The wood split to the side and the knife kept going right into my thumb. Fortunately, my fingernail stopped the blade from traveling further. Next, I panicked and wrapped my thumb with toilet paper and squeezed the wound shut tightly for about 10 minutes. After the cold sweat from my forehead had dried and calmness had set in... I unwrapped my thumb and noticed that the wound was practically sealed shut. So, I just cleaned it thoroughly and badaged it tightly. After a few days it was healed. No stitches! :D
Nice work. Howd ya pull that one? <br>Blergh you got my stomach all gross.
I was looking in a direction that was virtually the opposite of my fingers and the rotating blade. Whoops.
What kind of rotating blade?
I was cutting a screen with a circular knife blade. <br>Trying to make a window screen with a frame for my bedroom. <br>When I have a chance I'm just going to staple the piece of screen up.
Ooh, Gore! <br>This is basically how I react to this sort of thing. <br> <br>Good job!
Ooh, Gore! <br>This is basically how I react to this sort of thing. <br> <br>Good job!

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