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I Want to Get a Tattoo

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    I want to get a tattoo

    but If do I want to get something meaningful not just something rammdom
    Anabe1995 Anabe1995 18-21, F Nov 10

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    I really wanna get angel wings on my back,

    ones that look real and are about as big as my palms, and I wanna get the word "ankle" written in chinese on my ankle.
    Selphira Selphira 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    I want one saying...'Take no thought' Which

    just speaks about how I should love my life....that I shouldn't worry about things of the future I should play my part and let God do the rest...
    CurvyandChic CurvyandChic 22-25, F Oct 3

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    This Tattoo actually!

    It's the symbol for Gemini with flowers intertwined. I really like it and I would get it in exactly the same spot as the woman here. I also am thinking about my birthday in Roman numerals somewhere, maybe, not sure yet.I'd love suggesstions or even pics of other really neat...
    ClaudNine ClaudNine 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 19

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    SAVEtheHER0 SAVEtheHER0 16-17, F May 29

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    Wkd1 Wkd1 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    I Want One,

    my tattoo that i will be getting in the fall will be a caladagh ring the heart would have a base clef and trebble clef making the heart. my aunts initials would be in the arms along with her birth year and death year.if you dont know what a caladagh ring is, it is an irish symbol...
    irishgal2013 irishgal2013 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2013

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    I can't wait!!I have a grand plan over what

    kind of tattoos I am gonna get... and I can't wait to collect them,,, The one I would love to get on my back is the one I am most keen to get! It is a collage of my past years combined with my passion for art.It will be monumental, in the center a man intangeled in snakes...
    HTH83 HTH83 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    My desire for a tatoo has been put off

    for far too long....It has to be similar to the same symbols as above .... "the butterfly" symbolsing a "new begining" ....... Somewhere in this work of art I would like to add a name of someone very dear to me ..... (a loved one) ....
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    I think I want a tattoo on my birthday.

    Which one should I get?1.                                           or2.
    YoungSwagTheRapper YoungSwagTheRapper 16-17, M 2 Responses Oct 27

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    I have a couple tattoos in mind.

    The first one would be a tattoo of my son's hand or foot print, though I don't know where I would put it. And another tattoo would be the quote "I loved him. Not for the way he danced with my angels, but for the way the sound of his name could silence my demons"
    oathtoorder oathtoorder 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    I will be getting a tattoo on my birthday

    and its the one above!!!!! yay
    The1AndOnlyMe The1AndOnlyMe 18-21, F Jun 23

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    Mother And Daughter Tattoo

    My daughter is turning 18 soon and we are going to get a tattoo together. It's a mother and daughter type of thing, so it will be the same tattoo for both of us. We've been trying to come up with some ideas. Any suggestions from my EP friends? It needs to be something small...
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 9 Responses Feb 12, 2013

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    I Never Got Around To It...

    wanted a tattoo since I was around 12/13 years old! I wanted  one of my favorite bands-still is today. Then, as you love and lose,I finally decided that I wanted a symbol that represented the pain that certain exes and ( one so called male friend that brought tragedy to my soul...
    realityvsdream realityvsdream 31-35, F Jan 12, 2012

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    I want to get a cancer ribbon

    for each type of cancer that a person that is close to me has or has. It would wrap around my bicep.
    Brangotts Brangotts 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    I already have three

    and just got one done in the last six months. But it's a lite bit like Pringles once you eat one you can't stop. Lol hopefully the next one I get will be strictly a touch up for my shoulder!!
    Mj13ahestrella Mj13ahestrella 22-25, F Oct 3

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    I want one so bad! Just a small simple one

    That wouldn't hurt or take long! This would be my very first one ! Debating rose or a butterfly??
    ncsweetfem ncsweetfem 36-40, F Nov 18

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    I want a tattoo on my thigh

    that says "Sex, Love, and Pain" in pretty letters and one similar on my ankle that says "little sister"
    Bearcookie Bearcookie 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    A tattoo seems awesome,

    I want a cross on my left wrist, and a small pair of angel wings on my right shoulder blade, yeah haha
    sommer02 sommer02 16-17, F Jul 16

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    If I ever get a name inked on my body

    permanently, it's going to be my father's. I love him the most in this whole universe. He is the biggest influence in my life. Every Father's Day he told me that the biggest gift you can give me is by being a good human being, by being a strong independent woman with a lot of...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    I finally found the tattoo

    that I'm going to get :)
    Hazel216 Hazel216 16-17, F 2 Responses May 17

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    My Pooh Tattoo

    I have a winnie the pooh tattoo down near my right ankle on my right leg. It was a premarriage gift from my husband. Matter of fact he got it for me for my 30th birthday. He is a great guy and I love him much. Don't know where I would be without him. Probably lost in space...
    my2kids my2kids 36-40 2 Responses Mar 29, 2009

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    I really want a tattoo

    or roses, lace and pearls going down my thigh but I would like someone to draw it up for me. & also how painful are thigh tattoos?
    ohshxtitshelen ohshxtitshelen 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Get a tattoo with a skull

    and tomahawks and feathers . Native American style is badass 8) .
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M Aug 8

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    I Do?

    There a certian verse in the Bible, I think it is Leviticus 17:27, which people (I used to be one of them) swear up and down says, "Do not get tattoos".  From what I heard, a more accurate translation from the ancient Hebrew would be, "Do not cut yourselves in rememberance of...
    gingershuman gingershuman 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 30, 2012

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    I am a male cross dresser

    and enjoy embracing my feminine side...now that thats out of the way, I have been thinking about getting a tattoo for some time now, something small and simple that represents femininity and beauty. I've decided on the hip area right at the panty line. I think I would like to...
    thom2332 thom2332 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 3

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    1 More Pain

    I have a tattoo of a wolfpaw on my arm, I am thinking of getting another tattoo like a dream catcher for personal reasons but I would probly settle for a nautical star black and purple since is the oldest form of a tattoo and im an old soul would be the refrence to it. Its...
    NoNameVerification NoNameVerification 70+ Jul 29, 2012

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    my family is oldschool

    and religous, growing my hair out was already a pain and getting tats would be hell, i wish they werent so closed minded, i already have plans when i get them, one on my left chest, a japanese hanya mask and a full back piece incorporating some wings, on my leg ill have a foo...
    DejectedSolitude DejectedSolitude 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 14

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    I really want a tattoo

    for my 18th birthday. But I don't wanna look back years later and think what the **** was I thinking you know. Plus I'm joining the military so I guess I'll wait on it sadly.
    SincerelyLorissa SincerelyLorissa 16-17, F Nov 11

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    Never Thought I Would

    I've had henna tattoos many times, but I'm actually thinking of something permanent.Random tattoo ideas that I really like at the moment:* Dragon/Tiger with a Japanese/karate vibe to it, and Okinawan characters (like "Strength," "Perseverance," "Power" or something like that...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    So yeah, looking for ideas.

    ...this is my first one...I have an idea but curious (ladies esp) what tattoos you have and what they mean to you! Thanks!
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 8 Responses Nov 11

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    I got a tattoo a few days ago,

    I was so excited and nervous when I walked through the door I got this handprint And the first hour was easy Second hour was starting to hurt But third and fourth hurt like hell And I think it was totally worth it And it even looks better in person The pic is my tattoo and...
    Brickwall96 Brickwall96 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 14

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    I want to get a tattoo on my wrist next to my

    cutting scars saying 'Luctor et emergo' which means 'i struggle and i came to te surface' (like when you feel like youre drowning and you come to the surface and you can breath again)
    Elienseys Elienseys 16-17, F Jun 28

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    Undecided

    I have for a while now fancied getting a tattoo.... I have seen some truly beautiful ones, small and large alike, and each time I see them I think how much I would like to get one myself, but the problem is that its permanent..... I know that, I'm not silly, so I know that if I...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2012

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    One day I want a sleeve tattoo

    but I want it to be perfect so that I can look badass :D
    Jazke Jazke 16-17, M Oct 2

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    I am obsessed with tattoos.

    I design them. I watch all the tattoo shows. I spend most my time on Pinterest looking up tattoos. I want so many, but have none. The problem? I am SO indecisive. I pick something I want, think about it..then, change my mind and fall in love with something else. I know I want...
    SimplyEm SimplyEm 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 21

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    Still On the Fence

    After all these years, I finally know what I want for a tattoo - it's a phrase in French.  But, I still have reservations about marking my body permanently and where to put it.  And of course there is always the age thing - putting it somewhere that will still be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 14, 2008

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    Wkd1 Wkd1 26-30, M Oct 24

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    I want a tattoo, but the fact

    that it's permanent is what makes me reluctant to get one. I just don't want to wake up one morning and say to myself, what the heck was I thinking? A tattoo on the soles of my feet may be one option.
    Asia06 Asia06 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    "Maybe the wolf is in love with the moon

    and each month it howls for a love it will never touch"
    red00 red00 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    Yes I Do

    I want to get a tattoo of the maltese cross.
    maltesemermaid maltesemermaid 41-45, F 1 Response May 27, 2012

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    Abstract Or Mine Own!

    I've wanted to get a tattoo for the past few years, but haven't been near any good parlors, or had enough money to get one. The ones I want anyway. I've always been fascinated by the works of H.R. Giger and biomechanical artwork. More importantly I've always come up with these...
    JollyDevittaRoger JollyDevittaRoger 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 3, 2008

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    Getting a tattoo. I want a small

    but cool design. Any ideas??
    blondegurl18713 blondegurl18713 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I would love to get a tattoo one day.

    I was thinking of getting a dream catcher tattoo but I was going to get my father to design and add some special tweeks to it to make it more personal I have always loved this idea
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    Soon! :)

    I've wanted a tattoo for a while now. And now that I'll have the money soon I should be getting one! I have decided I want a bracelet. I went to the local tattoo shop to look at some of their designs. When I asked the guy if he would do it for me he said he wouldn't do it...
    Melody08 Melody08 18-21, F Mar 25, 2008

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    Im not in a position to get tattoos

    for awhile but an idea has been haunting me for awhile. I recently lost both my grandparents and it inspired the thought of getting a tattoo for every person I lose in my family. So far a rose for my grandma and a hummingbird for my grandpa. I know I want tattoos at some point...
    MLEw MLEw 13-15, F Nov 15

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    Been Working On This For Years....

    I know the overall design that I want, but it is just trying to come up with the exact design and layout of the tattoo I want. Also: trying to search for a tattoo artist in my area that will be good enough for the job. Just this year, I got out of the military after 9 years in...
    BackpackNomad BackpackNomad 26-30, M Nov 11, 2013

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    It's Not About "wanting" A Tattoo...

    It's about reinforcing my beliefs and providing myself guidance. It's about the meaning of the work I have done. And the reason for not having it done yet isn't about the nerve. It's about finding what is right for me.
    ChillDread ChillDread 36-40 1 Response Apr 11, 2012

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    Really Really Badly

    I really want to get a tattoo. Im thinking either a zombie or a pinup girl or a pinup zombie girl :D and I still plan to get many in the future ^-^
    Zombie9 Zombie9 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 19, 2011

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    CaliforniaPsycho CaliforniaPsycho 18-21, F Aug 22

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    I want a chest tattoo or something like that! My arms are to scrawny for tattoos right now XD I'm trying to decide if I want a lip ring haha.
    MusicJunkie6794 MusicJunkie6794 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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