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I Like Tattoos

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    Even tho I don't have any tattoos myself I love

    the look of them ... The artistic work is amazing
    soolie soolie 46-50, F Jan 15, 2014

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    I LOVE tattoos, that's my 18th birthday present

    from my MOM!!! I love her so much, she does have to approve of the tattoo before I get it. So after much thought I finally found/designed the perfect tattoo and she approves I just don't know where to put it…
    MadHattress3 MadHattress3 18-21, F Dec 3, 2013

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    New Years' Resolution N First Tat Of The Year

    So this'll be my 3rd tat, first of the year. My resolution is to be happy, and so my first tat of the year is gonna be a smiley face on my right arm, just above my elbow!! Yay getting inked. Well, I'm off to the shop, so happiness to all y'all, all year!! :-). :-)
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982 26-30, F Jan 5, 2012

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    I've always liked tattoos

    but was to scared to get one until last summer. My bf and I went together to get My first tattoo. Wings on my shoulder for my grandma. Got 2 more after that. Very addictive. More to come ;)
    lover4life33 lover4life33 31-35, F Mar 11, 2014

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    i would love to have tattoo on my upper arm .

    or on my lateral chest . I guess that would be sexy. but I haven't got my tattoo yet cause my mom won't sign for it. cause here in Indonesia we've been had closed mind of traditional cultural. but now I'm 20 , seriously I'll be covered in tattoos one day. probably the end of...
    callixtine callixtine 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 21, 2014

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    I have been thinking

    and looking and so far I am thinking of getting this or a few others
    damnitsover damnitsover 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 15, 2014

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    Love Tattoos

    I love tattoos, I've currently got 2 and I'm just itching for my 3rd! I got my first one my freshman year of college I got my dads nick name on my left calf in memory of him, that was 4 years ago now, my second I got this year in June of a cross on my right arm and now I want my...
    redsmoker125 redsmoker125 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

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    I really want a tattoo I am planning to get one

    on my shoulder first and if I like it possibly work down and form a bit of a sleeve. Though depends what I want to do so I might not go to far down my arm depending on what job I might do or want but yea for sure I am starting on my shoulder, now just to figure out what to get...
    damnitsover damnitsover 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 8, 2014

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    Think Before You Ink...

    I love tattoos. I think they can be a wonderful way to paint a little of your personality on your outsides... However, they can also be a giant mistake if you don't think before you apply that all too permanent ink. I have two tattoos that I got when I was 18-19 years old. I was...
    LilyBloomBlossom LilyBloomBlossom 31-35, F Jun 25, 2012

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    I have a few! Wondering what to have done next.

    Some colouring in on my arms maybe.
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 17, 2014

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    i really like big tattoos on man,

    but i really love small tattoos on woman. i think they are attractive with small tatttoos.
    berealistic811 berealistic811 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 21, 2014

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    nodkat nodkat 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 5, 2014

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    I must say I love tattoos.

    I have 10 myself, and counting. I think tattoos tell a story of a persons life. Even the bad ones. Mine represent different times and feelings in my life. I put it like this your body is your temple your home why not decorate it and make it comfortable.
    mizzkarmyello mizzkarmyello 26-30, F 1 Response May 2, 2014

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    I Like It Red....

    i recently tattoed my smooth navel with a dragon tattoo ...its kind of wildd....evrytime i have a shower and i run my fingers through it ....and go down ;)
    hotttyy hotttyy 22-25 1 Response Sep 25, 2012

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    It Depends.....

    I don't want / like full body tattoos...(ex: Kat Von D) but I think that some can be sexy. Also, it depends on what the tattoo is of. I knew a dude who had a tattoo of the cartoon character Johnny Bravo on his arm.....ummm...not so hot.
    ItsJustMe888 ItsJustMe888 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 11, 2012

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    RadRen RadRen 22-25, F Jan 12, 2014

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    My First Tattoo

    The first Tattoo I ever got was the Japanese symbol for wood. I was 17 and I got it after a close mate of mine died. It was inspired by the way he answered his phone or pm's "I've got a wood". I didn't want RIP or a name and I don't regret my choice.
    randomdriftwood randomdriftwood 21-25, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2007

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    I Love Love Love Mine!

    My tattoo is a tribal sign with a butterfly flying away from it on the bottom of my spine going upwards!!! I love it! it really means alot to me! I have always wanted a tattoo but i wanted something i had deep meaning to or i had designed etc! The actual design came from...
    sazead sazead 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 21, 2007

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    I LOVE tattoos. I Love them on myself.

    *I have two* (Want many more) and I Love them on others! I am glad that tattoos are starting to be more socially acceptable, because they really are beautiful and a freedom of expression and true art.
    AlyAngel AlyAngel 22-25, F Feb 25, 2014

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    Why I don't have Tattoos: Tats are a personal

    choice. I like some tattoos. Not everyone who has tats are smart, dumb, cool, holy, evil, etc. I don't judge books by covers. Tats require maintenance like a car, or so I've been told.Tats are a life-long art, you become living art, but whose to say that you aren't already...
    CKastellanos CKastellanos 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26, 2014

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    I love tattoos. I've always thought they are an

    amazing form of self expression. I have 4 so far but definitely want more
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 21, 2014

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    I've fallen in love with geometric tattoos,

    they're so artistic and I want my first to be one. My only concern is, the tattoo artists here just aren't THAT good. Some of them have fb pages and if the pics I've seen are their "best work" ..I'm not impressed. ¬_¬(Also, I'm dark-skinned so I'm hoping it actually...
    Japanties Japanties 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2014

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    Ive always been told that

    if you tattoo your skin you wont go to heaven but in don't care tattoos are creative and beautiful.
    yadirarubi22 yadirarubi22 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2014

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    Got this done so I can remind myself through

    the hard times to keep following my bliss :)
    Sensesfailed Sensesfailed 22-25, M Aug 18, 2014

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    I plan on getting a few tattoos nothing over

    the top but im thinking of getting my shoulder done first and afterwards deciding on a sleeve or accross my chest and stuff
    damnitsover damnitsover 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 11, 2014

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    I'm not gonna lie, I honestly think

    that tattoos on teenagers are pretty awesome. Some people look good with them
    KelBrooks KelBrooks 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 30, 2014

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    I have two tattoos with plans

    for a couple more. Due to my job, I have to get them in places that aren't seen easily. I also like the feeling of getting tattoos. To me it doesn't hurt at all. I'm excited for my next one!
    lsmith17 lsmith17 26-30, F Jan 14

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    Ugh!

      So,  after 10 years of being married, I am now a divorced man. It feels liberating to an extent, but the grieving process was probably the most difficult thing I have evr had to face. I came out on top though, And my creativity is now flowing more than ever! I also hope to...
    InkedPage InkedPage 36-40, M 1 Response May 11, 2011

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    maddgirl maddgirl 18-21, F 4 Responses May 31, 2014

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    I Do Not Have My Own

    While I love tattoos..I do not have my own. I'm not sure I would get one..but I love to look at them. They are art..they are not just ink on someones skin. There is a reason and story behind each one. I appreciate all art, it is a wonderful form of expression.
    morbidkittie13 morbidkittie13 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 26, 2011

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    DIY, colourful hair, piercings,

    tattoos, makeup, stretched piercings. Like any of those!? Come check out my YouTube channel! Here's my newest video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYCbWqjhuWk Thanks! (:
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 18-21, F Mar 18, 2014

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    I love tattoos that are meaningful

    and have a story behind them.
    everythingwillbealright everythingwillbealright 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 3, 2014

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    I Like Tattoos, But The Tattoos I Hate The Most Are...

    I love tattoos, but the tattoos I hate the most are so called 'tribal' tattoos.^ Eww!My reason as to why do I hate them so much?Oh man, I thought you'd never ask.Well, I hate them because they are ALL extremely trashy! They are all just so tasteless and over-done. Another...
    SunFlowerSunrise SunFlowerSunrise 18-21, F Dec 30, 2012

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    Yes

    I have a red rose tattoo on my right bicep. It's cool. I like it.People said it hurts to get a tattoo. Nope. I don't think so. I will not get piercing. I might get a Canadian Flag tattoo. 
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 7 Responses Jun 17, 2011

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    I Love Em

    After I Turn 18 I plan on getting a tattoo that represents each and everyone of the places i'll visit when traveling. Maybe a special building or something. I'll be covered in tattoos by the time I' m done!(:
    FutureVal FutureVal 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2013

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    I'm getting a tattoo

    for my 21 birthday. I just don't know what to get yet.
    mrevans mrevans 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    1kingdarkness 1kingdarkness 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 15, 2014

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    I'm seriously considering getting one,

    I was thinking maybe the boa constrictor from le Petit Prince without the elephant inside on my wrist or my hip. It would be small. Mostly to see who would get the reference :)
    Fishees Fishees 18-21, F Aug 23, 2014

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    I'm gonna get this tattoo

    but it's missing one more detail and I know just what it is :)
    Hazel216 Hazel216 16-17, F May 20, 2014

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    Only If They Are Meaningful

    i love tattoos! and think sleeves on men look very attractive but personally i would only get a tattoo that really means something to me and it would never be a name!
    LonelyThoughts LonelyThoughts 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2012

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    I was thinking of getting one on my right

    shoulder. Since my father and I have the same middle name (KING) I wanted to get play cards, more specifically a suite of kings (all 4) and underneath it would say "Never lost in the shuffle".Along the lines of this with the writng at the bottom, Go or No Go?
    TheVisualist TheVisualist 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I'm sick of the stereotype that tattoos mean you have to be a bad person. Are people so ignorant and close-minded that they can't see that culture has changed? Just because I have...
    wolfboy1993 wolfboy1993 18-21 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's a little cliche but I like to think my tattoos as a story of my life. I also like the artistic aspect of them but I don't take tattoos unless they have some meaning for me...
    pattericc pattericc 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    Well I have a tattoo which I don't care too much for. It's a butterfly but not very well done. However a good friend and I went and got tattoos together so it holds a special...
    kallea78 kallea78 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 2

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    I have 4 tattoos. I drew two of them myself. You can see them in my photo albums. I love the artistic expression that they can bring. I love designing my own tattoos as well...
    lilminxx lilminxx 22-25, F 14 Responses Jan 19

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    I hate piercings and tattooes. One or two piercings on the ears are ok but nothing else. I think tattoos are horrible. I know I'll probably be attacked since everyone is pro to it...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Jan 13

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    I know some of you told me to keep you updated with my tattoos and piercings, so I will. For my tattoos, I finished my sleeve, and added one behind my right ear. I added a lot of...
    xxbucksxx xxbucksxx 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Well you guys know I all ready have two tattoos, I been drawing a new tattoo that I am going to get some time, so I am a little excited right now, this drawing is coming around...
    jennymomof3 jennymomof3 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I met with my mom today and showed her the new tattoo I got yesterday (there's a picture in another experience I posted). My mom has always been okay with my tattoos, so of course...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 13

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    How many tattoos is to many? Set up my appointment for my left arm half sleeve. Plan to do the right half. Full chest, full upper back/shoulders, upper abdomen, left leg. 2015 is...