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I Am Getting a Tattoo

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    Tattoos!

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Mar 17, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Iv got 9 tattoos and 6 piercing and I find my self looking at people tattoo getting a little turned on and I find there's nothing sexy than a tattooed and pierced girl it do sexy.
    justme414 justme414 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    I'm getting my second tattoo tomorrow and I couldn't be more excited! Not only that but I badly need my first one touched up so I'm overjoyed that I finally am getting it completed...
    alexmarie214 alexmarie214 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I have 3 tattoos and they each have a special meaning to me. I would love to get more but in the professional world, it is typically looked upon as taboo. However, I have been...
    nicolek16 nicolek16 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I myself don't have any tattoos (it would most likely be the names of my children if I did), but I truly admire the artistry shown in the more colorful tattoos that some people...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M Aug 10

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    I like Tattoos, its exotic to me..but not like harry style's or bieber's,its like you just got out of jail..enough some tattoos with meaning.. Unfortunately I don't have one, I can...
    9thguy 9thguy 26-30, M Jul 21

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    I really want to get a matching small tattoo on my upper back with my twin sister! But since I live in such conservative country (I live in Asia and in my country people think...
    lovelielife lovelielife 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I've always wanted a tattoo and have never been Sure what I want I've been thinking of getting something like a dragon that starts on my back and works it way over my shoulder and...
    ash18bmth ash18bmth 18-21, M Jul 24

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    I want to get my family crest on the left side of my chest. Does anyone have any experience in tattoos on that area? I understand some areas hurt more than others when getting...
    skittymic skittymic 16-17, M Jul 26

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    I always was interested in Tatts and the older I got the more I wanted one so at age 50 for my birthday I went out and got my first one. A hummingbird on my right shoulder in color...
    kathouse68 kathouse68 66-70, F Jul 26

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    Im getting another tattoo pretty soon I can't wait 😃
    Jamila94 Jamila94 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    Is it weird that i crave the pain?? Btw, hopefully getting colour added to my tattoo in the next week.
    helreb helreb 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    so i want my nose pierced, my lip pierced, i'm getting gauges. and for tattoos i want a lot xD xD basically.
    xxxalyssabrownxxx xxxalyssabrownxxx 13-15, F Aug 2

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    I think about getting another tattoo every minute
    tdwprpbs tdwprpbs 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I'm getting my first tattoo tomorrow morning!
    TashaBbb TashaBbb 18-21, F 12 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm interested in getting one.. I just don't know what to get and it seems like everyone's first tattoo is ugly :c
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't understand people who tattoo their boyfriend/girlfriend or spouse's names/anniversaries on themselves. It's always a stupid idea, sorry. How awkward is it when your newest...
    Cindell Cindell 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    uggg talk about sexy !!! the more tattoos the better !! I want soo bad to get one, an I love men with tattoos its a turn on and when they are sentimental its sweet. im ok with...
    Yungbug Yungbug 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    people: Cool tattoo! what does it mean? me: just enjoy the art, buddy and step back. people: who did it for you me: a zookeeper -_-" people: why you acting like a brute? me: cause...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I've wanted tattoo's since I was 12, I thought they we're really cool and while my environment found them repulsive and criminal looking. I enjoyed the finer meanings behind these...
    666Darkwings 666Darkwings 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    Okay, I want a tattoo really freaking bad. Have been wanting a bunch of tattoos for awhile. But the guy I'm dating doesn't care much for tattoos, and outright asked me if I wouldn...
    KJGaskins KJGaskins 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    i want a tattoo so bad.... i ve always wanted one nd i hv it all planned in my head , about 7 or 8 of them . i know wht i want n exactly whr i want it ... the only obstacle is my...
    masquerader masquerader 18-21 Aug 7

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    I was ready someones experience and they said they were the only one's around with no tattoos. After watching many Sci-Fi movies in my time I am reminded of low budget Canadian...
    starduster79 starduster79 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I love girls with tattoos but not crazy tattoos just like little tattoos
    sneer95 sneer95 18-21, M Aug 8

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    My tattoos don't mean anything and that's how I like em' I am constantly asked what my tattoos mean. They don't mean anything to me, I just love the American traditional tattoos!
    laurapeniuk laurapeniuk 18-21, F a week ago

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    How I wish I'm brave enough to go and get a tattoo! It looks so sexyyyyyy!! Tattoo beside the breast down to the waist. Tattoo on inner arm. Aww.. Love it! :)
    EasyOrange EasyOrange 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I want a tattoo across my collarbone that says stay strong in back to front writing (so I can see it in the mirror) cause I have a few mental health illnesses including bipolar and...
    ICanBeStrong ICanBeStrong 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I lik literally have all my future tattoos planned out. I've always loved tattoos since I was really little. Anyone else the same?
    LifeRebel LifeRebel 13-15, F Jul 21

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    I just got my last tattoo done it is a peacock butterfly so fibrin the colors just jump right out on my shoulder I can't wait to my next tattoo but it takes a long ******* trust me...
    Organia Organia 46-50, F Jul 23

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