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  • Tonka 13 Jul 2012 10:17:11 20,010 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    It's more the random Japanese/Celtic/cartoon character/corporate logo thing I don't really like.
    OK. I'm with you on that. Especially now that I got the flimsiest grip on chinese caligraphy and can see that most characters people get tattooed look like absolute shit. It gets worse when my wife tells me that a majority of them are gibberish.

    When I was on Koh pangnan in 2004 I stayed close to a place that made the most amazing buddhist hindu mashup tattoos. Looked proper evil. Never seen anything like it since.

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  • Chopsen 13 Jul 2012 10:20:04 15,702 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    corporate logo
    People do that?
  • kalel 13 Jul 2012 10:23:02 86,261 posts
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    Chopsen wrote:
    kalel wrote:
    corporate logo
    People do that?
    Nike tics are pretty common.

    You could also argue things like the Thundercats or Transformers Logos are effectively corporate logos as well.
  • nickthegun 13 Jul 2012 10:23:25 58,782 posts
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    Robbie Savage has an armani tattoo

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  • localnotail 13 Jul 2012 10:27:11 23,093 posts
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    One of my (female) friends got an Atari symbol on her deltoid as a teenager. Still looks nice, although increasingly obscure. Useful as an age-judgement tool though.

    A strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

  • Lukus 13 Jul 2012 10:30:54 18,996 posts
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    I'm considering getting a tattoo. I want something meaningful, but subtle and artistic, that taps into the zeitgeist.

    I'm thinking about getting this as a line drawing.

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  • Lexx87 13 Jul 2012 10:32:16 20,869 posts
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    :D

    Speak the truth hussy!

  • nickthegun 13 Jul 2012 10:32:18 58,782 posts
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    I would be willing to be good money that someone, somewhere already has that.

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  • richarddavies 13 Jul 2012 10:32:54 2,581 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    Chopsen wrote:
    kalel wrote:
    corporate logo
    People do that?
    Nike tics are pretty common.

    You could also argue things like the Thundercats or Transformers Logos are effectively corporate logos as well.
    one of my friends has got the Ford badge logo tattooed on the top of his foot.
  • Lukus 13 Jul 2012 10:34:36 18,996 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    I would be willing to be good money that someone, somewhere already has that.
    On their cock.

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  • nickthegun 13 Jul 2012 10:36:02 58,782 posts
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    Im going to phone paddy power and see what odds I can get.

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  • Deckard1 13 Jul 2012 10:38:04 27,069 posts
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    Hasn't Wayne Rooney got a nike tattoo somewhere? I think his wife has Aldi tattooed on her buttocks as well.
  • smoothpete 13 Jul 2012 10:38:27 31,322 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    My new one's going in full view I think. Lower arm.
    Think carefully about that my friend. If you have the design then you could try getting the transfer stuck on you for a day, sort of try it on for size before you commit to the needle
  • kalel 13 Jul 2012 10:40:45 86,261 posts
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    I know it's a big deal to get one in full view, but all my others are hidden away and as such are kinda pointless in a sense.

    That's one of the reasons I'm taking so long over the design. It has to be perfect. But I want it to be something people actually see.

    Besides, it's only my lower arm. It's not like my face or neck, or even my hands.
  • Tonka 13 Jul 2012 10:43:50 20,010 posts
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    A swedish "celeb" (he was in Whale (that "Homo humping slowmo dog" band if you can remember) has the old Sony logo on his arm. The one with an S made up of dots. Looks absolutely ridiculous.

    If you can read this you really need to fiddle with your forum settings.

  • Deckard1 13 Jul 2012 10:57:40 27,069 posts
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    I kind of want some thin writing down the inside of my bicep but can't think of what to get. Everything I've come up with so far is either pretentious or gay. And when I say gay I mean like cheesy gay not like "I love a good stiff one in me" before any of that hilarity starts.
  • nickthegun 13 Jul 2012 11:01:36 58,782 posts
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    My mate had a celtic band half way around his bicep, missing the inside. When he went for the medical when he joined the navy the doc, basically, said to him 'get that joined up all the way around unless you want to be known as a homo and get bummed all the time'.

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  • DUFFMAN5 13 Jul 2012 11:01:57 14,387 posts
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    I always thought the "tat" George Clonney sports in Dusk til dawn was awesome.

    "Duffman is thrusting in the direction of the problem! Oh, yeah!"

  • Tonka 13 Jul 2012 11:02:46 20,010 posts
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    In the navy ...

    If you can read this you really need to fiddle with your forum settings.

  • DUFFMAN5 13 Jul 2012 11:03:25 14,387 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    My mate had a celtic band half way around his bicep, missing the inside. When he went for the medical when he joined the navy the doc, basically, said to him 'get that joined up all the way around unless you want to be known as a homo and get bummed all the time'.
    But that is why he joined up ?

    I left when I found out they got up to that nonsense, since then they have let girls go aboard...:)

    "Duffman is thrusting in the direction of the problem! Oh, yeah!"

  • Deckard1 13 Jul 2012 11:05:10 27,069 posts
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    You left because you found out it had gay people in it?
  • psychokitten Moderator 13 Jul 2012 11:06:08 7,794 posts
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    smoothpete wrote:
    kalel wrote:
    My new one's going in full view I think. Lower arm.
    Think carefully about that my friend. If you have the design then you could try getting the transfer stuck on you for a day, sort of try it on for size before you commit to the needle
    The transfer idea is a good one, I got some transfers before on Ebay (print out your own temporary tattoos sort of thing), years ago, to try out a tattoo for a week. It definitely helps to either confirm you want it and help with placement and size decisions.
  • nickthegun 13 Jul 2012 11:08:05 58,782 posts
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    Deckard1 wrote:
    You left because you found out it had gay people in it?
    gay people in the navy? WELL I NEVER!!!

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  • localnotail 13 Jul 2012 11:08:18 23,093 posts
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    I think the popularity of tattoos is slowly overwhelming the old prejudice against them ( well, certainly if they are good art). It's your body, if you want to see it, because it has significance or you just find pleasure in its form, then put it on show if you want. People will get over it soon enough.

    The dialogue that obvious tattoos may open is often positive these days, I find. Curious rather than condemning.

    I caught sight of my tattoo yesterday, it still surprises me 10 years on as it's between my shoulderblades, so rarely witnessed. I often think about having a more visible one done, I've got a fairly gnarly scar on my left wrist from putting my fist through a window that I would like incorporated into something that looks less like I tried to kill myself. It looks a bit like a gecko.

    A strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

  • localnotail 13 Jul 2012 11:11:58 23,093 posts
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    @Deckard1 How about "Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery"?

    A strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

  • nickthegun 13 Jul 2012 11:12:38 58,782 posts
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    The tutting middle class white man always pictures someone like Raul Meireles, 80 years old, sat in a nursing home and looking like a someone has felt tipped on a ball sack.

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  • smoothpete 13 Jul 2012 11:13:42 31,322 posts
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    This is still the best tattoo I've ever seen. So envious.
  • localnotail 13 Jul 2012 11:15:19 23,093 posts
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    I figure we are all going to look like a ballsack when we are older anyway. May as well keep it interesting.

    A strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

  • Deckard1 13 Jul 2012 11:15:20 27,069 posts
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    localnotail wrote:
    @Deckard1 How about "Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery"?
    Oh you. I was gonna go with "no fat chicks" but that would mean me and you could no longer be friends so I won't.
  • nickthegun 13 Jul 2012 11:15:43 58,782 posts
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    If thats a link to that guy with the dragon cock, im going to kill you.

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