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People Break Down The Tattoos That Scream 'I Have No Creativity'
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A couple of years ago (ah, yes, remember pre-pandemic times?) I went to a club and while I was with friends and had a decent time, I can't say I was exactly a fan of the crowd.

Then I noticed that quite a few guys there had tattoos of lions wearing crowns on their heads. It felt like a certain kind of cultural thing... all these dudes thinking they're kings or something.

It didn't scream creativity, certainly, but it did give me a chuckle.

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Tattoo Artists Divulge The Most 'F**ked Up' Thing They've Tattooed
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Do people not realize that tattoos are pretty much permanent?

Do you understand the meaning of forever?!

Permanent or a long, painful removal process, neither sounds fun.

How do you not think on this idea for awhile?

I get art and expression, but that's why God made canvas and paint.

To scar your body with craziness... that just sounds like a cry for help.

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Tattoo Artists Share Their Craziest 'Yeah, That's A Hard No' Career Experiences
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I've been waffling for years as to whether I should get some body art. I keep chickening out. Getting inked isn't for everyone. And I still have night terrors from the time I held a friend's hand as she shook through a six-hour sit down for a massive thigh portrait. So much blood. Yuck. But I do have a few artistic ideas...

Redditor u/Paintingrefinish wanted to hear from the tat community about the times they had to weigh art over conscience by asking... Tattoo Artists of Reddit What was the most "Hard NO" moment of your career?
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People Break Down The Funniest Tattoo Mistranslations They've Ever Seen
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Tattoos written in a language not spoken by the wearer are not uncommon.

People like to have a mysterious mark that they can claim is deeply significant for them, and yet you have no idea what it even means.

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The body is a naked flesh canvas, though some people do run out of room after awhile. Tattoos have become one of the most genuine and creative ways for people to express themselves and tell their stories; or display talent. I have seen some exquisite renderings on a muscular back.

Ink is forever. Which is why its good to put some thought into your body art. Some of the tattoos people choose to mark themselves with can leave witnesses speechless, and not in a good way.

Redditor u/saxonn_88 wanted to hear the details behind some of the most obscure body art people have come across by asking.... Which type of tattoo makes you cringe the most?

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