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Old 08-13-2008, 09:07 AM   #61
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I wonder what the next trend will be adopted by people so they can be "different" by doing what everyone they know is doing.
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Old 08-13-2008, 05:00 PM   #62
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Old 08-17-2008, 07:49 PM   #63
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sorry i'm out of the loop--not sorry that loop isn't pierced through my eyebrow--but it seems i missed a great opportunity for another photogram...

Man falls from fleshhooks at tattoo expo -- South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com

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Old 08-17-2008, 08:27 PM   #64
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Okay, I looked---what a freak! What on earth could possess a person to do that?
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Okay, I looked---what a freak! What on earth could possess a person to do that?
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Um, I wasn't really talking about the tats, I was more talking about the giant fish hooks piercing his back, suspending him from a ceiling 35 feet up. If that's art, keep me out of the gallery! Whew!
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Um, I wasn't really talking about the tats, I was more talking about the giant fish hooks piercing his back, suspending him from a ceiling 35 feet up. If that's art, keep me out of the gallery! Whew!
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I would guess that the people on this forum aren't the type to get tatoos. People who get tatoos are the same people who don't look past tomorrow with their finances. They don't think about what the tatoo is going to look like when they're 60 just like they don't think about the fact that they'll need money after they're no longer able to work.

My dad got a tatoo of the playboy bunny on his shoulder when he was in Vietnam at age 19. He thought it was cool at the time but now at age 59, married with 2 kids, it looks rediculous. When I was a teenager and saw that tatoo that's when I knew i'd never get one of my own. A 32 year old female friend of mine just got "f**k you" tatoo'd on the back of her leg because she works as a bartender and was tired of guys looking at her legs. What makes it so bad is that she's a mother of 3 including a 3 year old. Imagine how that looks when she takes her kids to the pool... or anywhere else for that matter. There are two women at work one 22 and one 51. They were both bending over working on something and exposing their "tramp stamps". That was pretty funny for everyone except the 51 year old. I'm sure she thought that was cool when she got it at age 21 but now it's pathetic. So, as I said before, it comes down to whether you think just for today or for the future. Whether your taking about finances or tatoos, if you just think about today, you"ll regret it later.
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i have two...there was really no stigma for my generation about tattoos (ie only for crooks, bikers, sailors) and I do think they range from horribly ugly to really amazing.
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I would guess that the people on this forum aren't the type to get tatoos. People who get tatoos are the same people who don't look past tomorrow with their finances.
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Um, I wasn't really talking about the tats, I was more talking about the giant fish hooks piercing his back, suspending him from a ceiling 35 feet up. If that's art, keep me out of the gallery! Whew!
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Ahh? I think that made perfectly good sense. I don't know any older people(50+) who got tatoos when they were younger(<30) that wouldn't get rid of their tatoos if they could do so free and without pain. There's going to be a whole generation of people with barb wire tatoos who got them because it was cool at the time but will regret it 20,30+ years from now.
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Ahh? I think that made perfectly good sense. I don't know any older people(50+) who got tatoos when they were younger(<30) that wouldn't get rid of their tatoos if they could do so free and without pain. There's going to be a whole generation of people with barb wire tatoos who got them because it was cool at the time but will regret it 20,30+ years from now.
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About 20 years ago there were several former USNavy folks in the office who had tattoos. Later I saw they had them removed and somewhat later they were supervisors/bosses.
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I would guess that the people on this forum aren't the type to get tatoos. People who get tatoos are the same people who don't look past tomorrow with their finances. They don't think about what the tatoo is going to look like when they're 60 just like they don't think about the fact that they'll need money after they're no longer able to work.
Gee, I'm 60 and have a number of tattoos, and still getting them (latest was 2 weeks ago). I've never had any negative comments at work or anywhere in public. Getting one is a personal decision and really is no one else's business. Just like convertible automobiles, pink bathrooms, and stucco walls...it's not for everyone.
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Gee, I'm 60 and have a number of tattoos, and still getting them (latest was 2 weeks ago). I've never had any negative comments at work or anywhere in public. Getting one is a personal decision and really is no one else's business. Just like convertible automobiles, pink bathrooms, and stucco walls...it's not for everyone.
Well, are you one of those people that doesn't look past tomorrow with his finances, too?

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i've a cousin with a discreet lizard tat on top her foot and more holes in her ear than a pair of levi 501 button fly jeans yet she's one of the most responsible people i know.

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I like tattoos on women....especially lower back or abdomen...this one is a bit large but you get the idea
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jes sayin' but yea they seem to predominate on 30 somethings, not kids
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jes sayin' but yea they seem to predominate on 30 somethings, not kids
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