Ideas for a tattoo?

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  1. budda

    budda Guiterrorizer Contributor

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    Not really...

    many people get tattoos somewhere you wouldn't see if they were dressed in something casual or professional.

    There was a lady in when i got one of mine done, she has a full leg sleeve - under business pants. she's around mid-40's, and clearly has a day job, and has been working on it for years.
     
  2. Scar Symmetry

    Scar Symmetry Ex Whiny Bitch

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    guess it depends on what you're going for. I know a few people who have their neck tattooed, which you obviously can't cover up, and they are happy as can be with theirs. then again, they don't have to work an office job like I do :(
     
  3. petereanima

    petereanima Br00tal Bubbly Mofo

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    nothing wrong with getting lyrics tattoed imho, as long as you know what you are doing. i have a 3 word line out of a songs lyrics tattoed, but i also had the idea of the tattoo 10 years prior to actually getting it, so i guess i was already "safe" on time. :lol:
     
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    Scar Symmetry Ex Whiny Bitch

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    can't fault you if you thought about it for 10 years!

    this guy has only just decided he wants lyrics and hasn't fully matured yet. what he likes now he may not like in 2 or 3 years time.

    I guess I generalised when I said lyrics are cheesey and gay, sorry dudes :lol:

    maybe what I meant was: most lyric tattoos that I've seen have been cheesy and gay, but who knows, I may end up getting tattoos of lyrics myself!
     
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    Bacon :agreed:
     
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    yeah, i know what you mean - for example: i'm glad i didnt get tattoes when i was 16, i would regret most of them today.
     
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    yeah I mean, I've only got one tattoo that I got when I was 17 of the Strapping Young Lad logo...

    I don't regret that I got the Strapping Young Lad logo but I do regret that I went to a crap artist to get it done!
     
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    I would go for Donald duck.
     
  9. JJ Rodriguez

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    Unless you know Japanese, don't get one of those tattoo's. They are so unoriginal, and you wouldn't even know if it was right. To me they are just attention whore tattoos, so people can be like "Oh, what's your tattoo mean?" And you can be like "Man walking down mountain with cheese" or something equally obscure and dumb sounding.
     
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    Labrie King of the Swing

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    I think he was talking about traditional japanese tattoo's as in, dragons, masks, samurai etc, not kanji.
     
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    I don't mind either. I know Japanese symbols are maybe a little generic, but I still think they're cool. you can get what you want translated precisely for you, but it would cost £100/$200, something like that. I'm also a fan of dragons, masks, samurai etc as listed above :yesway:
     
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    Labrie King of the Swing

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    So am I lol. I think I pretty much have all the typical japanese tattoo's. Although I have been craving a nice samurai or foo dog.
     
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    Samurai's and shit are cool, but yeah, I meant Kanji. I think it's dumb as fuck, unless you actually know Japanese. 90% of the people you see with them don't, they pick the characters off the poster in the tattoo place.
     
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    Thin_Ice, if you get a Kanji symbol, I'm making fun of you in any post I can

    DO NOT GET ONE, they're fucking lame.

    I do know one kid who decided to get one on the back of his neck that means diarrhea, I guess he did so people could call him shithead and be correct
     
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    :agreed: Every fat-arsed commoner has a kanji symbol nowadays..
     
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    I may be fat-arsed and a commoner, but a fat-arsed commoner with a kanji symbol? NOT ME!
     
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    I want a dragon, i was born in the year of a dragon, i have a poster of a dragon - but i find they're overdone. even though i havent seen many in person :lol:. ah well.

    so tom, any update?
     
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    my aunt is japanese and she told me that actually NO ONE who knows japanese would get a tattoo like that, as you could never really get the meaning 1:1 done and most of the stuff just means nothing. :lol:

    well, nothing is at least better than having something like "holy sperm refrigerator" or else for permanent, which could also happen. :lol::lol:
     
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    Yeah, that's my point :lol: There was a website I was looking for with Kanji tattoo's gone horribly wrong, but I couldn't find it, had like 10 of them with their literal translations, and they were completely stupid shit like that.
     
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    I thought Japanese was pictures as words though? like the Sun is a picture of the Sun and trees and a picture of trees, so maybe just stick to getting tattoos of nature and you'll be ok?

    :lol:
     

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