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I Am Getting My First Tattoo

For those thinking about or planning their first tattoo. 69 People

    I Can't Wait!

    Being a little bit-(key phrase) of a nerd, it does get quite tiresome having to defend my decision to get a tattoo. It is also rather tiresome having to keep saying "No, I'm NOT getting an Apple logo, or a Facebook logo, or a PacMan or anything like that, you ****." It's going...
    Subjugate Subjugate 22-25, M Jun 13, 2011

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    Because On Of My Friends Wanted To Know...

    One of my EP friends wanted to know about getting a tattoo and I thought I'd share my response with others in case they are curious. First of all make sure it's going to be something that you enjoy for all time because you will be stuck with it for life :P It's good to go in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 14, 2011

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    You Can Not Tame Me.

    I'm gonna take a wolf running in winter forest to my right leg calf/crus. I have always feel some odd connection to wolves and forest. That wolf will be symbolizing me, will be me running for freedom. For life. Doing that which have always do me really happy and made me feel...
    Naarassusi Naarassusi 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2011

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    Gettin One Too

    I am  gonna get one too, on my back. It took a long time to decide but I finally figured out what I want, I decided a tiger with wings surrounded by fire with my sons names on each wing.I  think I will be ok with the pain, but I am still nervous about how much it will...
    blackcat blackcat 22-25, F 3 Responses May 27, 2007

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    ME Too

    I am also getting my first tattoo. But i'm afraid that the design I'm getting is going to be diffrent. Even though that's me. It's a skull with a bow instead of cross bones and hearts instead of eyes.
    shelleyrenee727 shelleyrenee727 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 10, 2007

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    Gettting A Tattoo

     its time to get a tattoo, i just don't know what of. if anyone has a great tattoo idea or already has a great tattoo themselves, let me know! im considering a large-extra large color tattoo on the back. i have a  feeling it should be a river or natural landscape...
    hunkofclay hunkofclay 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 24, 2010

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    I Have To Wait..

    ..8 more months. Because that's when I'll finally be out of my casa I am getting a rosary on my ankle and some flowers on the right side of my stomach (if I lose enough weight )
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 13 Responses Dec 28, 2010

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    A Tribute

    Okay, I guess it is nothing unusual but I wanted to do something in rememberence of my daddy. I thought of the basic initials and wings. I actually need to keep looking for something more out of the ordinary I guess. He did like trains to I thought about doing...
    navygirl10 navygirl10 18-21, F Apr 11, 2009

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    What Do You Think??

    Please be honest with me. I am getting my tattoo this weekend. I am getting the Virgo sign on my left inner arm. at my wrist. heres what it will look like. plain and simply. just black.
    allyKat allyKat 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 11, 2007

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    I am planning on getting one

    I never wanted a tattoo untill I met my boyfriend, he has got 3 tattoos on his chest. At first I hated it and I still don't really like it but I got used to it. I want to get the Kazakhstanian flag, not the whole flag just the bird and the sun on one spot (I still don't...
    GrueneRose GrueneRose 22-25 1 Response Nov 14, 2007

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    Opinions?

    I don't really ever plan to get a tattoo cause i'm not really into them but i would just like to get everyones opinions as to which one is better
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass 22-25, M 20 Responses Dec 28, 2010

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    21st Birthday

    It's going to be my gift to myself. Lol. I want to get a quote on my ribcage--Still torn between a few quotes, but I have a few months to figure that out. ;) Pretty excited. :)
    Browneyes4322 Browneyes4322 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 3, 2013

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    Am Thinking of Getting a Tattoo

    Have always wanted to get one. At the moment its either a celtic design or something like this:   Not very well rendered in that picture though. I'm sure I'll change my mind several more times yet!
    iams iams 41-45, M 12 Responses Aug 9, 2009

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    First Tattoo At 52

    I got my first tattoo yesterday and I'm still psyched!  I've thought about getting one on and off for many years, but I finally knew what I wanted.  I got a tiger's head on my hip.  It's in a open mouth roar and the artist did a super job.  I first wanted a...
    Gabriell Gabriell 56-60 3 Responses Oct 23, 2009

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    1st One

    When i get done training in the service i will look for an artist to draw up what i am looking for. Dunno if i will ever get more then one, but i decided on one i like enough to get.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 3, 2010

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    Dove.

    Im getting a dove tatoo after surviving my suicide attempt,it will symbolize inner peace ,faith,still my troubled thoughts, appreciate blessings,and good things that go unoticed in the chaos that surrounds us each day. my own personal reminder,comfort and solace that theres...
    TruthbetoldI TruthbetoldI 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 23, 2011

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    I'm Going Today, Actually...

    4:30 this afternoon, I will be getting tattooed and I am TERRIFIED.  I'm excited about the tattoo - it's a music note inside of a heart in purples and blues - but I am so scared about the pain.  I detest needles.  But... I'm going, so we'll see what happens!  ...
    Chanteuse1984 Chanteuse1984 26-30, F Mar 19, 2008

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    I Am Going Next Week

    I am going next week with my sister to get my first tattoo i am so ready i have wanted one since i was younger but something always stood in my way to get it and now NOTHING AND NO ONE IS STOPPING ME and since i love pain i might get my 2nd one too lol :)
    SweetEm85 SweetEm85 26-30, F Feb 15, 2013

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    Symbolic Swallow

    It's going to be from above my right hip bone to down below my right hip bone... It's a swallow (the BIRD) with it's wings flat back in flight, crossing over my hip bone itself. In it's beak it is going to have an old fashioned key with a heart design to it, dangling from...
    RogueAngelWithoutWings RogueAngelWithoutWings 18-21, F 12 Responses Dec 28, 2010

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    First Tattoo!!

    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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    #1

    Im a little nervous about it but I am also excited. I have gotten peircings so I am not worried about the pain. I have always wanted one but never sure what I wanted. I now have two children and I think their names would be perfect. That is something I wouldnt look back on in 15...
    allyKat allyKat 26-30, F 2 Responses May 12, 2007

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    Me Too! Me Too!!!

    I am getting the Tibettan Mani mantra across the top of my back in an abstract script :) I am very excited... it took a LONG time to decide what I wanted.
    Xeno Xeno 26-30, M Jul 14, 2007

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    In two days I'll be getting my first tattoo.

    I have wanted this tattoo for 6 years but have been way to chicken to get it. I have finally built up the courage but I am still ******** myself not because of the tattoo but because of the pain ugh. Hoping I don't chicken out in the next two days. The photo attached is the what...
    Gaffa1234 Gaffa1234 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    Mine'll Be a Conversation Starter... Lol

    I've always wanted a dragon and I still do, but that'll be my second tattoo.  I want my first tattoo to say something about who I am, so I'm having the same pic I'm using for this profile done.  It's the planet earth with Darwin's fish walking along the top and Russell...
    Oouie Oouie 36-40, F Apr 8, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I'm getting my first tattoo tomorrow morning!
    TashaBbb TashaBbb 18-21, F 11 Responses Aug 14

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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 Aug 14

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    I was wondering if any of you have any idea how do I "upgrade" my tattoo. I did it few years ago, it was my first tattoo, and its on my shoulder,a muscle called trapezius, it is a...
    faceless84 faceless84 22-25 16 hrs ago

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    Before I got my first tattoo I wasn't really sure I wanted them. I was kind of against them at first. But recently, well a couple of months ago I got my very first. And now, I am...
    AlyssaDurham AlyssaDurham 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1

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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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    First tattoo was the best, got it on my thigh for my best friend emily coryn locricchio who passed away when we were 12.
    ChandlerTitus1 ChandlerTitus1 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I'm 17 and I got my first tattoo a few weeks ago and I can't wait until I get another
    prettybrilliant prettybrilliant 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I got my first tattoo last week. It's of a toy story alien and I *******. Love it it's on my thigh btw
    romanalanski romanalanski 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I want another tattoo so bad! Just not sure what to get, has to be something to do with the Norse gods though.
    desy1 desy1 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    This happened at my 16th birthday party back in early march. I remember how excited I was, turning 16 finally!!! My party was on the Saturday after my birthday, a Friday. I talked...
    Animecrazyluv Animecrazyluv 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    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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    It's been to long since I've had a tattoo. I'm thinking about getting a new finger tattoo. On my left hand I have a heart on my middle finger and on the palm of my hand I have a...
    strawberry99 strawberry99 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have officially been clean and sober since April.I started seeing a therapist due to my severe depression. he suggested it would be good if I saw a drug counselor. I told him I...
    Brody1530 Brody1530 22-25, F Aug 13

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    I love my tattoo. I have a full back. It's my first big tattoo and second ink on my body.
    infpman infpman 22-25, M Jul 28

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    I love tattoos and piercings, i think they are a pretty decent way of expressing yourself if done right....and it looks good ^.^ I have 2 tattoos and 4 piercings on me...got the...
    yumiflyhigh yumiflyhigh 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 30

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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 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 Aug 14

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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 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 Aug 17

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    This is your guide to happiness, the source of your strength and peace--you. I am jiffy marketing this on my wall right now. Will tattoo it later. Getting to the point where you...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    If I ever get I tattoo I want this to be my first one . La luna {the moon}
    ayeejenniferr ayeejenniferr 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    Iv got 9 tattoos, when I got my first one I thought I wouldn't get any more but that soon changed they are so addictive but I think I need to stop after my next one
    justme414 justme414 22-25, M Aug 1

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    Turn on ! 😍👄 Tattoos & piercing love at first sight
    xoxomaya xoxomaya 18-21, F Aug 2

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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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