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2014-06-14 11:02:53 PM  

namegoeshere: CraicBaby: --Never get a tattoo of a significant other's name/face. You might think you'll be together forever, but you never know what'll happen in the future.

Now you tell her...

[t1.gstatic.com image 286x176]
/link is hot
//girl no longer is


look what she puts up with though

www.geekologie.com
 
2014-06-14 11:04:20 PM  

Arachnophobe: NeuroticRocker: "Good work ain't cheap. Cheap work ain't good."

[i1126.photobucket.com image 460x732]


A pack of cigarettes.

linapps.s3.amazonaws.com
 
2014-06-14 11:05:21 PM  
img.fark.net
img.fark.net
 
2014-06-14 11:05:47 PM  

kling_klang_bed: Can't forget these classics:

[blogs.riverfronttimes.com image 642x549]

[www.sickchirpse.com image 615x668]

[media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com image 525x740]

[cdn.fashionablygeek.com image 500x491]

[totallycoolpix.com image 850x1256]


While extremely freaky, and bound to haunt my dreams--or nightmares--for the next several nights, I also have to admit that's kind of cool.
 
2014-06-14 11:09:57 PM  

Rat: This one always cracks me up

[img.fark.net image 400x231]

™  makes me wonder where the 7th dwarf is


In the front.

/and that's the joke.
 
2014-06-14 11:11:17 PM  
Biased article is biased.
 
2014-06-14 11:20:17 PM  

brigid_fitch: 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.


Oh my lord. A cohesive statement, all of which I agree with.

Those of you who know me know I have 40+ hours of ink. It was a personal form of therapy and I don't regret any of them. Especially not the Calvin and Hobbes.

I have a great job and can hide all of them without much difficulty. I did it on purpose. I wanted lots of tattoos (and they're all high quality) but I also like being employable.
 
2014-06-14 11:31:05 PM  
I see skin ink, er, skinink is still reelin' 'em in.
 
2014-06-14 11:40:19 PM  
I'm sorry, but this pretentious doosh got this all wrong. Other than the tribal thing he's dead wrong. And he also missed a prime opportunity to point out things like band names, or tats on the face. Or, getting the same tattoo that a gazillion other people have. Or, getting one that you don't even know the true meaning of (foreign words, for instance). Or, not knowing the symbolism of a spider web on the elbow, or a tear drop under the eye.

In other words, TFA is total bullshiat.
 
2014-06-14 11:53:54 PM  
I suspect that the more someone claims that they don't regret their tattoos, the more they regret their tattoos.
 
2014-06-15 12:21:59 AM  

dolphinsgonwild: Tribal tattoos? Really? I live on Kauai and even the local kids have tribal tattoos. Always fun to watch the face of a big Samoan standing in line behind a bright white tourist with a tribal.


It's honestly nothing but fratboy douchebags ruining it for everyone else.  The tribal patterns and designs are like abstract art or any of those art styles that just make shapes and patterns without trying to necessarily look like anything particular.  Quite frankly they can look quite nice, even if not for everyone.

The problem is
A: It copies body art from primitive tribes and foreign cultures in a condescending, devoid-of-context-and-meaning, bottled up and labeled sort of way.
B: it is done by douchebag fratboys who get the tattoos for stupid reasons and behave in stupid ways, poisoning the well for everyone else.

It's like how the Swastika was/is a symbol of auspiciousness, enlightenment, and good stuff like that.  Then the Nazis used it and yeah, I don't need to continue this explanation, do I?

On a larger front, tattoos are...meh.  They aren't for me, I have nothing to say that permanent skin ink would help say; they sometimes look ugly to me, but nobody says I have to fark you when you're done up in skulls.  They sometimes look nice to me, but then they're usually small and low-key.

The only rule that I think people need to understand before getting inked is that nothing you can possibly do or say will make you truly unique from the vast teeming mass of humanity.  Even the monkey's anus/navel tattoo has more than one person doing it or a variation of it.  Unless you are one of those people blessed with enough skill, strength, and blind stinking luck to have some record-setting ability you are not an individual.  And no amount of ink is going to change that.  Get something you like, get something that feels good because it feels good, never get something just because it makes you "different" because it won't make you different enough, and if you don't like who you are it won't fix that either.

I think if I had to get ink for some inexplicable reason, I'd go with a dragon.  Because fark you, I like dragons.

Or maybe a Coatl, because rainbows.
 
2014-06-15 12:23:28 AM  

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.


You can get more than one, you know.
 
2014-06-15 01:06:27 AM  

ghambone: I have been doing tattoos for 20 years. Most people are unoriginal in every part of their life, not just tattoos. Tattoos don't make you tougher,I know what pussies some of you are. Women are the worst offenders. They get tattoos the way they pick out clothes, based on this season's "in" fashions. Long stupid quotes are going to look terrible immediately, but, I tell them. seems bad for business, but I keep it real. I say no to a lot of peoples' stupid ideas that won't work.


You're a good person for doing that. My artist said the same thing about people being unoriginal and stubborn about what won't work. As he was doing my first tattoo, I asked him "any cool or fun ones you've done lately?"  He said, "This week, not really. Just yours." It seems like the kind of BS thing someone would say to all the customers, but I could tell he really was having fun with it. He kept coming back up to look at it and making explosion sounds like a little kid doodling an action scene before going back in close and doing the detail.

/guess I should share it now
//all you sticks in the mud can feel free to tell me how lame i am
///i.imgur.com
 
2014-06-15 01:29:25 AM  

buntz: I love Christmas Abbott, beautiful girl.  Great competitor.

But the tattoo makes her look like someone drew on her with magic marker and she didn't bother to wash it off.

It's not a deal breaker for me, but I'm not a fan.

[carrotsncake.com image 800x581]


That's farking graffiti. I have been thinking about a tattoo, but can't decide on what to get. What do you guys think about this? I'm not military, never have been. It's just an agly-ass piece of beauty, designed for gritty functionality -- something about that resonates with me.

photos1.blogger.com
 
2014-06-15 01:45:26 AM  
Obligatory....
Dropkick Murphys Rose Tattoo
 
2014-06-15 02:12:45 AM  
Ah again?

You think my modifications are you YOU? Get over yourself.
 
2014-06-15 05:44:19 AM  

Marley'sGirl: It's probably just a coincidence, but the two people I work with who have multiple visible tattoos are also the two who do the least amount of work, complain the most and generally bring the whole department down. They are okay people, but they are awful employees. Just an observation...


You're just asking questions, right?
 
2014-06-15 06:28:10 AM  

baconbeard: I suspect that the more someone claims that they don't regret their tattoos, the more they regret their tattoos.


You mean like how people with kids have to convince you that having kids is the best thing ever and the reason we're on this earth?
 
2014-06-15 07:46:20 AM  
Tribal tats on tribal people are cool. They are part of their culture and so forth.

Tribal tats on some douche college wanker are not cool.
 
2014-06-15 07:47:25 AM  

FirstNationalBastard: baconbeard: I suspect that the more someone claims that they don't regret their tattoos, the more they regret their tattoos.

You mean like how people with kids have to convince you that having kids is the best thing ever and the reason we're on this earth?


I`ve noticed they get really pissy if you say "Haven`t you made a really big mistake and put your own life in the potty?"
 
2014-06-15 09:53:22 AM  

Fafai: ghambone: I have been doing tattoos for 20 years. Most people are unoriginal in every part of their life, not just tattoos. Tattoos don't make you tougher,I know what pussies some of you are. Women are the worst offenders. They get tattoos the way they pick out clothes, based on this season's "in" fashions. Long stupid quotes are going to look terrible immediately, but, I tell them. seems bad for business, but I keep it real. I say no to a lot of peoples' stupid ideas that won't work.

You're a good person for doing that. My artist said the same thing about people being unoriginal and stubborn about what won't work. As he was doing my first tattoo, I asked him "any cool or fun ones you've done lately?"  He said, "This week, not really. Just yours." It seems like the kind of BS thing someone would say to all the customers, but I could tell he really was having fun with it. He kept coming back up to look at it and making explosion sounds like a little kid doodling an action scene before going back in close and doing the detail.

/guess I should share it now
//all you sticks in the mud can feel free to tell me how lame i am
///[i.imgur.com image 273x437]


I don't get it.   But if it makes you happy then so be it.
At least you can cover it with a shirt for that job interview.

/unless you're one of those trust-fund babies that doesn't have to get a job.
//then tat tat tat
 
2014-06-15 10:05:47 AM  

Four Horsemen of the Domestic Dispute: Fafai: ghambone: I have been doing tattoos for 20 years. Most people are unoriginal in every part of their life, not just tattoos. Tattoos don't make you tougher,I know what pussies some of you are. Women are the worst offenders. They get tattoos the way they pick out clothes, based on this season's "in" fashions. Long stupid quotes are going to look terrible immediately, but, I tell them. seems bad for business, but I keep it real. I say no to a lot of peoples' stupid ideas that won't work.

You're a good person for doing that. My artist said the same thing about people being unoriginal and stubborn about what won't work. As he was doing my first tattoo, I asked him "any cool or fun ones you've done lately?"  He said, "This week, not really. Just yours." It seems like the kind of BS thing someone would say to all the customers, but I could tell he really was having fun with it. He kept coming back up to look at it and making explosion sounds like a little kid doodling an action scene before going back in close and doing the detail.

/guess I should share it now
//all you sticks in the mud can feel free to tell me how lame i am
///[i.imgur.com image 273x437]

I don't get it.   But if it makes you happy then so be it.
At least you can cover it with a shirt for that job interview.

/unless you're one of those trust-fund babies that doesn't have to get a job.
//then tat tat tat


I think wearing a shirt on my leg at a job interview would go over even worse than just having the tat exposed.
 
2014-06-15 10:14:42 AM  

Fafai: on my leg


Here's the placement:
i.imgur.com

None of my tats are visible when I'm in pants and a tee. NTTAWWT. For some jobs, the more visible tattoos the better. (Not mine though).
 
2014-06-15 11:07:13 AM  

Vlad_the_Inaner: [img.fark.net image 550x688]

At least he buys good shirts.  Shows he cares about this job interview.


He might be a mameluke
 
2014-06-15 11:12:51 AM  
img3.wikia.nocookie.net
Late to a tattoo thread, but here's my favorite
 
2014-06-15 02:26:16 PM  

Back Alley Proctologist: buntz: I love Christmas Abbott, beautiful girl.  Great competitor.

But the tattoo makes her look like someone drew on her with magic marker and she didn't bother to wash it off.

It's not a deal breaker for me, but I'm not a fan.

[carrotsncake.com image 800x581]

That's farking graffiti. I have been thinking about a tattoo, but can't decide on what to get. What do you guys think about this? I'm not military, never have been. It's just an agly-ass piece of beauty, designed for gritty functionality -- something about that resonates with me.

[photos1.blogger.com image 600x400]


The Warthog is my 2nd favorite plane ever, behind the Sopwith Camel my granddad flew in WWI.

Love that plane.
 
2014-06-15 04:46:26 PM  

anuran: Begoggle: All tattoos are stupid.

No.
[imgs.xkcd.com image 740x308]


Sometimes, a tattoo is there to tell someone how to save your life:
i599.photobucket.com
 
2014-06-15 06:42:19 PM  

Fafai: Fafai: on my leg

Here's the placement:
[i.imgur.com image 343x457]

None of my tats are visible when I'm in pants and a tee. NTTAWWT. For some jobs, the more visible tattoos the better. (Not mine though).


That baby is pretty realistic.
 
2014-06-15 08:36:36 PM  

GWSuperfan: anuran: Begoggle: All tattoos are stupid.

No.
[imgs.xkcd.com image 740x308]

Sometimes, a tattoo is there to tell someone how to save your life:
[i599.photobucket.com image 320x240]


If only there was some universal symbol/color that was in place it might work.  As it stands most EMTs et al don't even try to look for medical tats.
 
2014-06-15 08:44:11 PM  

Fafai: Fafai: on my leg

Here's the placement:
[i.imgur.com image 343x457]

None of my tats are visible when I'm in pants and a tee. NTTAWWT. For some jobs, the more visible tattoos the better. (Not mine though).


I don't get it. Some indecipherable crap on your leg explodes when a baby humps your leg? That is way too cool for me.
 
2014-06-15 11:55:22 PM  

Back Alley Proctologist: buntz: I love Christmas Abbott, beautiful girl.  Great competitor.

But the tattoo makes her look like someone drew on her with magic marker and she didn't bother to wash it off.

It's not a deal breaker for me, but I'm not a fan.

[carrotsncake.com image 800x581]

That's farking graffiti. I have been thinking about a tattoo, but can't decide on what to get. What do you guys think about this? I'm not military, never have been. It's just an agly-ass piece of beauty, designed for gritty functionality -- something about that resonates with me.

[photos1.blogger.com image 600x400]



You flatter me.  But if you must, my other side is better.
 
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