People Explain Which Tattoos They Think Are A Total Turn-Off

People really need to think about tattoos.

Yes, they're cool sometimes.

But how many do you really need?

Some can seriously spoil a romantic moment.


Redditor Flowerlock wanted to hear about the body art that has left people less than attracted, so they asked:

"What tattoo is a turn off?"

I'm thinking about a tattoo, but I don't have the nerve.

This list may have me reconsider.

AHHHHHH!!!!

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"When I was changing with my boyfriend for the first time, he took off his pants and his entire upper left leg was covered with giant leopard spots."

"I almost screamed."

TheBIackened

Follow the Letters

"Misspelled words."

simplyani

"Sometimes it can work out though..."

"Some time ago a girl tweeted she got a Waterparks song tattooed on her and it had been misspelt, which caught the attention of the band and they officially changed to the name of the song to match her misspelt tattoo."

"Just one of those rare instances in life that works out for some unfortunate girl who got a bad tattoo... lmao."

Charlie483

Just, whyyy?!

"Anything poorly drawn. My ex was a hot guy. He got a wolf tattoo on his chest. Omg, it had crossed eyes and a fat weird face and for some reason pine trees embedded in the fur. Ugh. Just, whyyy?!"

EdgeMiserable4381

"My neighbor got a wolf tat done when he was super drunk. Besides the fact that all the detail was blurry, the wolf had a short, stunted muzzle. It was like a pug with a glorious mane."

IntheCompanyofOgres

Basics

"I know everyone has different standards of quality and art is subjective but I think (within reason of course) the worst tattoo is just a badly done one. Lacking a basic understanding of anatomy, bad shading, terrible line quality, patchy colour, etc. I'm not a fan of certain tattoo styles but if they're done well I can respect them."

capricious_achelois

Know Better

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"Random Chinese words on someone who has no idea what they even say."

chickadeedeedee_

"A friend of mine who visited Korea got a giant tattoo running down her back. She thought it meant 'love my family,' or something like that. I didn't have the heart to tell her that my other friend (a Korean) quietly translated it to 'foreigner.'"

Ccoyotee

Use a translation book friends.

Ownership

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"Property of (NOT YOUR NAME)."

masterofallvillainy

"Plot twist: they only date people with the same name so they don't need to remove the tattoo."

HirokoKueh

Gross

"Giant pectoral swastika."

Senator_Chickpea

"Yeah my neighbor has one. He got it in prison years ago."

"As he says it, when he was young he got into trouble, went to prison, joined the Aryan brotherhood for protection, served his sentence and has been trying to distance himself from them for years."

"He got it removed but a scar remains. The scar isn't super big and obvious, but it is noticeable, like a slight mis-colouring of the skin, the kinda thing that draws your eye and your not sure you can see anything, but it's a very distinct pattern and your brain puts together what it is after a bit."

Bigbadsheeple

God Knows

"Only God can judge me."

hunterbidensLT

"A friend of mines father was supposed to get 'Only God can judge me' written in olde’ English font across the width of his back. The tattooist was dyslexic and managed to finish the tattoo with 'Only God can Jude me.'"

"He had to have a cover up of his entire upper back as it couldn’t be fixed. He was an absolute chopper of a bloke and got rinsed for years. People still call him Jude now."

Djr215

Puff Puff

"A Marijuana plant. I like smoking myself and do it often, but I wouldn’t go as far as to tattoo it on me. Those I’ve seen get it tatted on them normally revolve their whole personality around it which is very dull in my opinion."

yeyewestie

"Same goes for the people who wear marijuana leaf attire. My wife likes all that and brags how she’s a bigger pothead than me, and I feel like a fool when I have to be like okay? Like I have a job I can’t be strutting around in that crap... lol."

that_bearded_guy_94

Suddenly...

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"My family and I once saw a biker with 'Seymour' written right above his butt crack when we were on a road trip."

Falling_Tomatoes

Be really, really, really sure about body art.

And make sure you like the stencil on your body BEFORE they start inking you.

We're talking placement and size. It never hurts to really think these things through.

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