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I Am Getting a Tattoo

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    Next Saturday!!!

    My fiance and I are getting our first tattoos together this saturday.. he has kept a prayer called "angel of god" in his wallet the entire three years we've been together because he says I am his guardian angel and he wants to put the prayer over his heart. This is the prayer he...
    LittleLover10 LittleLover10 18-21, F Jan 2, 2013

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    MeganDawnn MeganDawnn 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Can Wait For Mine

    When I turn 18, my best friend and I are getting tattooed. We won't match, but we'll get them together. I want a peace sign on my left foot, just like Christofer Drew's. That's all - a simple, black peace sign. no butterflies or rainbows. He has inspired me through the years...
    pristinewinterwinds pristinewinterwinds 16-17, F Jan 8, 2013

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    Cant Wait!!!!

    I can't wait to get my tattoo! I'm going to get one for my 18 th birthday I'm going to get it on my shoulder. I want it to be like some kind of Celtic symbol. Like Celtic cross or something. I think that would he nice
    yoite77 yoite77 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2013

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    It's final! I've made my decision!

    I'm getting a song lyric! The chorus from the song Holy Mountain by senses fail!! I'm excited! :)
    MusicJunkie6794 MusicJunkie6794 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 30

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    My First Tat

    im excited im getting my first tattoo tonite at 5 an american flag that says made in the usa.my daughter is insisting on paying for it so what the heck.im already planning for my second one,a rattlesnake that says dont tread on me. wish me luck!
    whodatdere whodatdere 51-55, M Aug 3, 2013

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    Symbolic Offerings.

    For so long I didn't understand tattoos being more than just simply artwork on a body.  However I have come to understand through my sisters and others how meaningful and symbolic a tattoo can be.  My tattoo won't be simply a work of art.  It will be a reminder...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 14 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    Matching Tattoos

    A very close friend just asked if I'd get matching tattoos with them but I'm going to need help with placement. I already have tattoos on my breast, shoulder and butt. They don't have any. I want to say yes but I don't know where.
    dmtart dmtart 36-40, F Feb 25, 2013

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    I'm getting my first tattoo tomorrow!

    I'm so excited yet terrified!! I know it's going to hurt but I hope it doesn't hurt that much.
    CeBeY1 CeBeY1 18-21, F Nov 26

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    I Want To Get One

    I want to get a tattoo, but I can't afford it. I drew it myself. It is in memory of my brother who died way to early
    Hotmomma26 Hotmomma26 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 1, 2013

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    The day I am cancer free.

    Currently researching artists in the Atlanta and Houston area. Me siting to kick cancer's arse!
    Steadfastgreen Steadfastgreen 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    In Memoriam

    My childhood best friend died last year. She was an artist practically from the womb... She'd done professional designs for Burning Man and Cirque du Soleil in her various incarnations, and was a tattoo artist for the last six years of her life. She had drawn me out a stylized...
    msdamgoode msdamgoode 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 30, 2012

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    A Simple Way To Remember

    After loosing my baby, my best friend and I decided to get a tattoo together. We have an appointment to go in and get it together this weekend. Like me, my best friend experienced two losses this year, both of her grandmothers. I had lost my baby, and my other best friend. We...
    Alannamarie Alannamarie 13-15, F Nov 19, 2012

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    How My Tattoo Gave Me Protection

    I've had tattoo's for 21 years and last year got the bug again but was having such a bad year also and my last tattoo that I got was on my chest and is a spiritual tattoo and has an element of protection involved with the story of it. Well my life changed so much since and I was...
    Anandadas Anandadas 41-45, M Jun 22, 2010

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    Nesting Dolls

    Russian nesting dolls, or matryoshka, have always been an item I have been incredibly attracted to. I remember the shelves full of them in my grandmother's house, absolutely covered in dust until I took them down to play with them. As I grew older, I still loved those dolls. On...
    maowtroshka maowtroshka 18-21, F Oct 15, 2012

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    2 Years

    It's been 2 years that I've had this image of a tattoo in my head but I dont know how to draw or to explain exactly how I want he tat designed to an artist and everytime I go out it bothers the **** out of me for not having it on my arm
    calvinhamilton calvinhamilton 26-30, M Apr 7, 2013

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    Two Actually

    One of the tattoo's I'll be getting is the date of my mom's death. It holds a lot of importance for me and I want to remember it forever so what better way than a permanent reminder? The other one I'm getting is kind of silly. It's the Kanji for my old nickname, with the corner...
    DemonVampire180 DemonVampire180 18-21, F Apr 27, 2012

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    Actually Two So Far

    On Tuesday i am going to get a lime green ribbon with the number six on it in honor of my mother who beat cancers butt then when i semester is over and if i have good enough grades i get my butterfly that i have been wanting for a while..... I am so excited especially since i...
    midnight424 midnight424 16-17, F Oct 27, 2013

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    Im getting a Miku tatto it will have

    01 Volcoloid Yes im obssesed with it
    HazelRoseWolfe HazelRoseWolfe 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 16

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    My First Tattoo Is A Week Away

    I have been thinking about a special memory tattoo of two lost pets that were very special to me. The first was a 9 wk old lab puppy who had a brain disorder and passed away. his name was pheniox which became very fitting since he passed on at a early age. His official name was...
    lovemylabpnut lovemylabpnut 31-35, F May 30, 2012

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    Tattoos!

    OMG I cant wait!
    TwilightPrincess87 TwilightPrincess87 22-25, F Mar 26, 2010

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    Epic Snowboarding Sleeve Tattoo

    Hey all. I'm really wanting to get a wicked snowboarding big mountain theme sleeve. I want it near photo realistic. Anyone got one similar or know artists known for this kind of tatt?
    Experiencethis13 Experiencethis13 26-30, M Jan 31, 2013

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    My Dad

    After thinking this over, I have decided that I am going to get a tattoo in memory of my father. He used to travel all the time, going to different places whenever he wanted to, and he would send me postcards while he was there. At the end of all of them he would write "DAD...
    DavesDaughter DavesDaughter 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 15, 2010

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    Finally Doing It!

    I am getting a new tattoo today. Upper thigh and hip. Very excited.
    Klynn69 Klynn69 41-45, F Oct 28, 2013

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    My First One, Probably Not My Last.

    Tomorrow I'm booked in to get my first tattoo, I'm 44 years old and have decided its time. I went overseas a couple of times last year and thought about getting one then, my wife got one while we were in Bali, she now has 2 and she has always wanted me to get one. I have thought...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 28, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    In the last 2 years ive spent over $20k on ink.. Its like an addiction once you get one you only want more!
    fishfingers01 fishfingers01 26-30, M a week ago

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    I love getting tattooed. I currently have three rather larger pieces. One that starts on the upper part of my chest and goes down to my elbow. The other on the outside of my thigh...
    exiled11 exiled11 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    So when I go to college in two years I plan on getting tattoos. I think they're super cool and interesting and creative. My parents on the hand think that people with tattoos look...
    imjackandimdark imjackandimdark 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    I started getting tattoos when I graduated high school. I have also been a tattoo artist since I graduated high school, to my parents dismay. My first tattoo was the start of my...
    workhardworkhard workhardworkhard 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 19

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    I love tattoos and piercings. I only have my ear pierced but I have 4 tattoos. I'm probably more into getting tattoos more than piercings.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    There is just something cool about tattoo's, I wanna know what's behind them, where they got the ink done if I like them, it's all fascinating. Most of all though, I love my...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I grew up in a household where diversity is highly accepted. Different races, different culture, sexualities, ways of expression i.e. Tattoos, piercings and so on. My father has...
    Lexx42 Lexx42 18-21, F Nov 20

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    I've got a small tattoo on my 21st birthday. The tattoo is the letter of my name and also his name. I've spent quite a long time thinking about it before going to the tattoo club...
    dquyen226 dquyen226 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    The Japanese word irezumi means "insertion of ink" and will signify tattoos employing tebori, the traditional Japanese hand technique, a Western-design and style equipment, or for...
    Anthony6913uep8 Anthony6913uep8 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The reason behind these kinds of passion is evident: It doesn't matter how gifted the artist, When the ink alone is sub-par, then the tattoo is going to be too. Shop for Intezne...
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    Tattoo ink companies are certainly not needed to expose what ingredients are included in their inks. Skilled tattoo inks may possibly involve metal salts, iron oxides, plastics as...
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    Interior lip tattoos take far more the perfect time to heal, when compared with those on other elements of the human body. This is exclusively due to humidity level Within the...
    Anthony6913uep8 Anthony6913uep8 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ahead of getting permanent makeup utilized, you will get a patch exam on your skin to check on regardless of whether you may have anĀ allergic responseĀ to the pigment that can be...
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    Anthony6913uep8 Anthony6913uep8 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I used to have tattoo, but I had it removed, ouch. Tattoo removal does not feel good, but the doctor told me mine was in one of the least painful spots for removal. At least I...
    Calcetines Calcetines 36-40, M 1 day ago

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