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2014-06-14 02:46:37 PM
meh, he says about loved ones. I have my sister's who committed suicide nickname in a small font in my back to the right as a form of an homage, especially now that I live thousands of miles away from home.

Now, boyfriends/girlfriends/wife/husband, that's stupid.
 
2014-06-14 02:46:59 PM
I just got a tattoo.

It says, "Your blog sucks."
 
2014-06-14 02:49:22 PM
All tattoos are stupid.
 
2014-06-14 02:49:59 PM
cdn.ebaumsworld.com

/Legendary
 
2014-06-14 02:50:26 PM

I Like Shiny Things: Tats are farking awesome.
Its like a voluntary scarlet letter program to indicate the trash of society!


i236.photobucket.com
 
2014-06-14 02:50:30 PM

Begoggle: All tattoos are stupid.


What if that was the tattoo?
 
2014-06-14 02:50:41 PM

Delta1212: From the page:

Am I A Racist? Depends On What You Mean By "Racist"

It used to be that a "racist" was simply someone who hated others for their skin color. By that definition, I am not, nor have I ever been, a racist.

So that's a yes, then.


Sounds like Farkers who try to argue over the definition of pedophile.
 
2014-06-14 02:51:44 PM
Only 5?

tat2x.files.wordpress.com
Uh, subby...
 
2014-06-14 02:52:21 PM
"Ceci n'est pas une tattoo"
 
2014-06-14 02:52:41 PM

Begoggle: Delta1212: From the page:

Am I A Racist? Depends On What You Mean By "Racist"

It used to be that a "racist" was simply someone who hated others for their skin color. By that definition, I am not, nor have I ever been, a racist.

So that's a yes, then.

Sounds like Farkers who try to argue over the definition of pedophile.


Hey now. Don't hate me because I can read a little Greek and you can't.
 
2014-06-14 02:53:07 PM

nitefallz: Stopped reading after:  In It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia-the only sitcom of the past decade worth watching


At least he telegraphed the smug douche vibe early.
 
2014-06-14 02:55:39 PM
Can't forget these classics:

blogs.riverfronttimes.com

www.sickchirpse.com

media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com

cdn.fashionablygeek.com

totallycoolpix.com
 
2014-06-14 02:55:58 PM

Eddie Adams from Torrance: I Like Shiny Things: Tats are farking awesome.
Its like a voluntary scarlet letter program to indicate the trash of society!


Is that Randy Quaid as Willy Wonka?
 
2014-06-14 02:56:15 PM
Clear skin signals health and is attractive
 
2014-06-14 02:56:40 PM

Bane of Broone: [img.fark.net image 480x480]
[img.fark.net image 480x480]

No problems getting a job here.


You look like you're stoned out of your mind. You're hired.
 
2014-06-14 02:58:07 PM

sendtodave: italie: They can't all be this awesome...

[www.angryasianman.com image 640x306]

[img.fark.net image 640x426]


img.fark.net
 
2014-06-14 02:58:20 PM
img.fark.net

Wino Forever
 
2014-06-14 02:59:12 PM
I could paraphrase, but so many people have said this better than me. Here's one example:

http://playingintheworldgame.wordpres s.com/2013/06/18/judge-not-perio d /

I feel stupid for even posting to this sort of inane trash that cycles up like manure on a ferris wheel...it must be my stupid tattoos or lack of tattoos or whatever it is someone is trolling about that makes me do it.

By the way, I hope all is well with your day, dear reader. It's nice here.
 
2014-06-14 03:01:05 PM

www.revelation-of-silence.com
Best tattoo evar.

 
2014-06-14 03:02:16 PM

MechaPyx: I rather like the idea of turning the body into a canvas but I'm too indecisive to ever settle on a single image, hence no tattoos for me.


Who says you have to get just one? The only hard decision here is which to get first.
 
2014-06-14 03:02:40 PM

HighlanderRPI: [cdn.ebaumsworld.com image 373x457]

/Legendary


Come on, you can't tell only half the story.

blog.xtremetattoosupplies.com
 
2014-06-14 03:02:55 PM
Love tattoos, hate tattoos, or totally ambivalent, can we all agree that the author of tfa is a moron?
 
2014-06-14 03:06:06 PM
www.theginblog.com
 
2014-06-14 03:06:16 PM

Podmore: Love tattoos, hate tattoos, or totally ambivalent, can we all agree that the author of tfa is a moron?


Seconded.
 
2014-06-14 03:08:45 PM
Welcome to Jamaica mon, have a nice day!
 
2014-06-14 03:09:35 PM

Podmore: Love tattoos, hate tattoos, or totally ambivalent, can we all agree that the author of tfa is a moron?


Second


/motion carries.
 
2014-06-14 03:09:54 PM
5? I'd sat ANY!
 
2014-06-14 03:10:12 PM

Mr. Fuzzypaws: Here are my sea lions. They do mean something to me. Obviously I like sea lions. And they are my Zoo tattoos (they are from the Sea Lion Cove sign at the Zoo). I won't bore you all with what the Zoo means to me but I'm alive because of it.

[i158.photobucket.com image 850x634]

Judge away.


Can I judge them to be tastefully cute? Because they are.
 
2014-06-14 03:10:34 PM
*say*

/tired...been out mowing the yard
 
2014-06-14 03:14:41 PM
TFA:  In It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia-the only sitcom of the past decade worth watching...


I stopped reading right there.
 
2014-06-14 03:15:40 PM

The hopeless imp: MechaPyx: I rather like the idea of turning the body into a canvas but I'm too indecisive to ever settle on a single image, hence no tattoos for me.

Who says you have to get just one? The only hard decision here is which to get first.


I'd get tired of it and end up wanting to change it though.

Temp tattoos and bodypaint are more my speed.
 
2014-06-14 03:17:33 PM
These days people who have no tattoos are more nonconformist that the 60% of young people who think they're rebellious and super special because they got one.
 
2014-06-14 03:18:08 PM

skinink: Let's see:

PHYSICALLY: The risk of getting a disease like Hepatitis from a tattoo artist that is not careful about sterilizing his/her equipment, the pain involved in getting one, the bleeding afterward
That's why you go to a reputable artist. They sterilize and use new needles for all customers. They really don't hurt much. They also don't bleed much at all. Maybe a little while it is being done, and it is stopped before they wash it down and put on a bandage.

MENTALLY: Why would anyone think they need a tattoo to make themselves "better"? Also, if you get a tattoo because you think it's "cool" then you're applying the standards of the world.
What's wrong with "I like this and think it looks nice on me?" Seems to be what most people I know use as their reasoning. That's why I have all of mine.

SOCIALLY: People who have tattoos are often looked down upon as rednecks or low-lifes simply because they have tattoos, and people who have visible tattoos often get passed over for jobs by people who believe tattoos present an unprofessional appearance.


Physically:  Go to a a tattoo artist/shop that you've researched and has good word-of-mouth.  When I was looking for someone to do a big piece on my shoulder blade, I looked at other people with really nice ink and asked them where they got it.  And then asked the state of the shop.

Mentally:  I never thought my tattoos make me "better".  There was nothing wrong with me to begin with  Tattoos to me are simply like jewelry--I wear them because they're pretty but made sure they can be covered up when need be because there's a double standard in offices when it comes to men vs. women having tattoos.

Socially:  The only way you're seen as a redneck is when you ACT like a redneck.  When I'm at a party, even among strangers, I don't hide the tattoos.  And, since I have actual social skills, nobody treats me any differently.  I WILL agree with you regarding visible tattoos in the professional world (see my above comment re: double standards).

Unless someone has tattoos on their face, neck, or hands.  Then, regardless of gender, they're (rightfully) considered unprofessional.
 
2014-06-14 03:20:30 PM
No mention of "wrongly translated Chinese writing" tattoo on the list?  I guess those are acceptable.
 
2014-06-14 03:21:16 PM
Now list the top five internet writers with nothing better to write about than material hundreds of other sites have already done, and better.
 
2014-06-14 03:21:53 PM
Thanks for the Illustration d23. :)

Tattoos are up to taste. My tastes? I am not a huge fan of tattoos, but I don't really hate them either, but I would prefer someone covered head to toe in tattoos than someone with one really stupid tattoo in a stupid location (see Cute Little Princess above). I also don't mind them if they have some sort of meaning to the person who has them. At least it makes interesting conversation. Unlike some that have no meaning other than you were drunk one night and you can't even remember if you picked it yourself (again see little princess tattoo).

Locations that are bad to me:
Anything above the neckline. If you wear a plunging neckline, it includes that area too. With Face tattoos being about the worst spot of all.
Hands are bad.
Anything below the hips very tacky and usually the home of bad tattoos with no meaning.
Belly is pretty bad as well.

Gray Area:
Lower arms. This location is great if you have a great tattoo and great tattoos only.


The dude who wrote the article was a bit bitter and harsh about them though, at least some of the locations. If you are not forcing me to get the tattoo and you are not one of my children, then I don't care all that much about where they are.

1) Tribals - The only thing they say to me is that you wanted a tattoo, had money to blow, but had no idea what to get. Or that your friends were forcing you to get a tattoo and if you didn't pick one, they were going to pick one for you. They range from not interesting at all to moderately cool looking. You get a 0 for creativity, but you pass on the stupidity test. A girl with a good tribal on one shoulder can be pretty awesome though if done right and one the full shoulder, not just a spot on the shoulder.

2) Faces - I am totally cool with faces if they are of permanent family (Parents, Grandparents, Siblings, Children), especially if they are deceased. Spouses are OK, if they are deceased only. Otherwise you are just asking for Murphy's law to kick in. Never ever get a tattoo of a girlfriend.

3) Sub-cultural is a very grey area. Who am I and who are you to say what is an important subculture to anyone else? Generally if we are in completely different subcultures, I will likely never have to deal with you in any meaningful way anyway. It's their body and their money. If they want a My Little Pony tattoo, laugh with your inside voice and mind your own business.

4) Koi Carp have meaning, if you are Japanese and likely Yakuza. See #3, Sub-Cultural.  http://www.searchbodyart.com/the-meanings-and-traditions-of-koi-fish- t attoos-in-modern-body-art/

5) Quotes. I do agree here. Quotes can be kinda stupid to look at. Again, use the inside chuckle and go about your own business.

The tattoos that bother me, other than the meaningless ones that are also silly, are the ones that look like small unknown trademarks (which make you look like you were either kidnapped as a child and sold into slavery, or you are the property of a pimp) and the ones of Asian characters that you have no idea what they actually mean (or if you think you do, but are wrong).
 
2014-06-14 03:23:10 PM

Leishu: TFA:  In It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia-the only sitcom of the past decade worth watching...


I stopped reading right there.


Good move. It didn't get better.
 
2014-06-14 03:25:34 PM
mit.zenfs.com

www.sportsgrid.com

blacksportsonline.com
 
2014-06-14 03:26:15 PM
www.manolith.com
 
2014-06-14 03:27:28 PM

lewismarktwo: Imma get a tattoo that says 'tattoo'.  Chicks are gonna love it.


I hope it is the Chinese symbol for tatoo, that would be SUPER meta :)
 
2014-06-14 03:28:17 PM
So the author thinks tattoos are for assholes?
i1.ytimg.com
 
2014-06-14 03:28:57 PM

MaudlinMutantMollusk: [img.fark.net image 700x525]
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There's four of them right there


Holy crap. Those fall into the, "Never pass out drunk in a tattoo artist's living room" category.
 
2014-06-14 03:31:17 PM
I know someone with a tattoo on their arm in binary. Looks pretty neat.
 
2014-06-14 03:31:24 PM
Listening to someone talk about how/where/why/when they got their tat is worse than listening to my 7 year old nephew talking about the different Pokemon.
You want to know who likes to hear about your tat?  Other superficial, drug addict, alcoholics with unresolved mommy/daddy issues that make bad decisions, have bad taste in art, and get easily offended when people call them out on it.
But, yeah, yours is cool brah.  Makes you look tough. And that butterfly thing is way sexy babe.  I've never seen that before.
 
2014-06-14 03:32:30 PM
I would totally trust her.
chimpmania.com
 
2014-06-14 03:33:25 PM
The important thing is that this guy has an opinion
 
2014-06-14 03:34:32 PM

Nogale: I have nothing against tattoos one way or the other but I'm always shocked at how many people walk around with crap work. I mean, it's going to be on your body for a really long time - can't you put in a little time and effort to find a good artist?

A woman I work with has a tattoo on her shoulder. I don't know if it was just badly done originally or if it's worn really poorly, but even when sitting next to her I can't tell what it's supposed to be. So for all intents intense and purposes she's sporting a big bluish blob.


FTFY
 
2014-06-14 03:35:08 PM
I don't like tattoos but I don't like jewelry either. But I do not care if other people have any even if I think they should spend their money better, but they can think I can spend my money better too.
 
2014-06-14 03:36:42 PM

I Like Shiny Things: Tats are farking awesome.
Its like a voluntary scarlet letter program to indicate the trash of society!


Tattoos are a lot like membership in religions - the are used to signal what sub-culture/cult the wearer wants to be perceived as belonging to.

Some will point out ridiculous tattoos (facial in particular) as going too far meanwhile claiming that their own tattoos are meaningful and/or tasteful. This is analogous to someone decrying religious nutjobs or whole nutjob religious cults while claiming that their religion is entirely legitimate and  sensible. There are no good/bad or true/false distinctions here. The only predictable difference among religions or tattoos is the degree to which they they correlate with "nice",  bizarre, or violent behavior.

Cultures maintain distinctions in fashions (clothing, hairstyle) to indicate sub-group allegiance. You can tell a lot about somebody just by looking at their shoes. But the thing about cloths or hair is that they are easy to change. Tattoos are permanent and if the tattooees ever thought about them it should be as acknowledging that they are permanently stuck in some marginal sub-culture.
 
2014-06-14 03:37:19 PM
No mention of the Pass Around Girl?

Extremely NSFW!
Did you hear me...NSFW!
 
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