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Poll results: Do You Have Tattoos?

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  • Yes, just one - that covers over 20% of my body!

    0 0%
  • Yes, just one - and I regret it.

    1 1.69%
  • Yes, just one - that is personal and discreet.

    2 3.39%
  • Yes, just one - that everyone knows about, cause I love showing it off.

    0 0%
  • Yes, a few - and I regret it.

    1 1.69%
  • Yes, a few - that are personal and discreet.

    3 5.08%
  • Yes, a few - that everyone knows about, cause I love showing them off.

    3 5.08%
  • No, but I do consider getting one.

    20 33.90%
  • No, never!

    29 49.15%
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    Cyburbian cch's avatar
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    Tattoos for You?

    I know tattoos are super mainstream now, but sometimes I wonder how many of my fellow planners are sporting them. I've got 3, btw, all small and all hidden, and all involving drunkeness when I got them in college.

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    No tattoos or piercings here, Thank You very much.
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    Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here?
    Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?
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    Broke parts take a little longer, though.
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    NIMBY asshatterer Plus Richmond Jake's avatar
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    I have a virgin canvas.
    (I think this has been done before. Maybe we've exhausted all the topics and it's time to close shop. )

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    Moderator note:
    We've been here before....

    http://www.cyburbia.org/forums/showthread.php?t=935

    But it is a closed thread....carry on.
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    Cyburbian cch's avatar
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    I found an old thread from 3 years ago, but it had no poll, and I know there are a lot of different people on here now, including me.

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    I dont have any but would really like to get my boys names, in Hebrew, tattooed on my back (probably between my shoulders) BUT out of fear of becoming very religious someday, I still haven't done it.

    One of the oddest tattoos I have ever seen was a Star of David on the guys arm. It was a bit of a shock to me, I guess hebrew lettering on my body wouldn't be all that much different.

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    The Illustrated Bear

    Yes, this Bear has tattoos.



    I have a few dozen tiny tattoos, all placed on my svelte frame back in 1996, as the medical team at Flower Hospital Oncology Center readied me for four months of daily radiation therapy.

    They use the tattoos to line-up the devices for the radiation aiming.
    _____

    No real body art.

    Katie has a ladybug, on her ankle, hidden from view. She said she wants to get a butterfly on her back or shoulder.

    She just said: "Only thing is, when you get to be 70 years old, that butterfly looks like a fly."



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    Quote Originally posted by RichmondJake View post
    I have a virgin canvas.
    (I think this has been done before. Maybe we've exhausted all the topics and it's time to close shop. )
    Hey, I thought you were gonna get "ZG" tattooed on your buns???

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    I don't have one, but I'm thinking about it. Something to honour my brother's memory... just haven't figured out what yet!

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    No tats for me. Would you spray graffitti on Michelangelo's David?

    What puzzles me is the people who go overboard with the tattoos, especially tattoos on their faces. Pretty much eliminates any chance you might have of a well-paying job in your future. But if going through life having people stare at you like you stepped out of a spaceship is what you want, by all means, tat and piercing boy, enjoy your career as a carnie.
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    Hmmm....

    Quote Originally posted by cch View post
    I know tattoos are super mainstream now, but sometimes I wonder how many of my fellow planners are sporting them. I've got 3, btw, all small and all hidden, and all involving drunkeness when I got them in college.
    Well, I think you should consider taking close up pics of the aforementioned tats....I mean really, what could it hurt.....or show.....

    Mrs. The One has one great tat as a result of loosing a bet that the Denver Bronco's would win a certain Super Bowl game.....their first win.....couldn't get her to bet a second time the next year......too bad though...... Still I do enjoy the tattoo
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    No tattoos for me. The Mud Prince has three of them, though. That's probably enough for one household.

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    Quote Originally posted by Zoning Goddess View post
    Hey, I thought you were gonna get "ZG" tattooed on your buns???
    Nope. I donít like needles and would rather demonstrate affection by other means. Sorry to disappoint.

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    No tattoos but I am not opposed to getting one. It would have to be for a monumental event/reason though and would be hidden from ordinary view.
    "He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?" Jeremiah 22:16

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    Speaking of tattoos, does anyone here watch "Miami Ink" on TLC?

    Before watching this show, I thought tattoos weren't for common folks, but since watching this show a few times, I've realized just how commonplace tattoos seem to have become. I also enjoy the voygeuristic aspects of the show which give insights as to why people get tattoos...something I always wonder about.

    Also, I have never so many beautifully designed tattoos until I began watching this show.

    By the way, do I have a tattoo? No. Do I want one? Not yet.

    I'm still unsure about the effects of all the chemicals that are poured into the skin, although I haven't done the research on this concern.

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    no tats for me. i haven't found anything meaningful enough to want it tattooed onto my body for ever.

    plus i'm rather practical, i don't want my rose turning into an oak tree when everything on my body starts heading south.
    In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. -Martin Luther King Jr.

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    Quote Originally posted by Jaxspra View post
    I dont have any but would really like to get my boys names, in Hebrew, tattooed on my back (probably between my shoulders) BUT out of fear of becoming very religious someday, I still haven't done it.

    One of the oddest tattoos I have ever seen was a Star of David on the guys arm. It was a bit of a shock to me, I guess hebrew lettering on my body wouldn't be all that much different.
    I am totally fascinated by them, and would get them except for the same reason.

    I have actually designed them nearly completely in my head and would be on my legs. It would have my grandparent's numbers incorporated into it plus a few other things I am really interested in. They would also be very large.

    A friend is heavily tattooed, I have gone a few times with him when he has been getting work done (5 hour sittings), the artist he is using wants to tattoo me because he likes a blank canvas.
    Too lazy to beat myself up for being to lazy to beat myself up for being too lazy to... well you get the point....

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    Quote Originally posted by Hceux View post
    Speaking of tattoos, does anyone here watch "Miami Ink" on TLC?

    Before watching this show, I thought tattoos weren't for common folks, but since watching this show a few times, I've realized just how commonplace tattoos seem to have become. I also enjoy the voygeuristic aspects of the show which give insights as to why people get tattoos...something I always wonder about.

    Also, I have never so many beautifully designed tattoos until I began watching this show.
    We watch this show at our house because it is fun to watch and it really is fascinating from the human aspect of why people want to get tattoos and some of the reasoning behind that tattoos they choose. I've always thought of tattooing as pretty normal, but I think that the artistic quality has improved dramatically in the last ten years or so and that it has become more accepted culturally.
    "He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?" Jeremiah 22:16

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    Cyburbian Planit's avatar
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    None here, but thought of a design if I ever did it...just haven't had an overwheling urge to do so.

    What Jimmy Buffet says about tats: "A permanent reminder of a temporary feeling."
    "Whatever beer I'm drinking, is better than the one I'm not." DMLW
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    I went ahead and voted "No, never!" even though y'all already knew that from the previous thread. At first, I wasn't going to vote simply because my answer is already "on the record". Makes me wonder if people who replied in the old thread are generally going to not participate in this poll.

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    Quote Originally posted by Michele Zone View post
    ...Makes me wonder if people who replied in the old thread are generally going to not participate in this poll.
    I wish there was an option: I don't participate in polls.

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    Thinking about getting a green shamrock with a Celtic Cross behind it on my upper arm close to my shoulder. It would be high enough that a t-shirt would cover it.
    Not my monkey, not my circus. - Old Polish Proverb

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    I still need a class clown emoticon....

    Quote Originally posted by michaelskis View post
    Thinking about getting a green shamrock with a Celtic Cross behind it on my upper arm close to my shoulder. It would be high enough that a t-shirt would cover it.
    how high will it be? and what will it be high on? (hope you don't get a surprise p*ss test )








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    Quote Originally posted by Zoning Goddess View post
    Hey, I thought you were gonna get "ZG" tattooed on your buns???
    So who is "Z0G"?

    No tats here. I've yet to find any sort of design that I think would still look good when I'm old, and shriveled. Maybe I'll get some random Chinese characters on my shoulder. You know, something that translates to "Stupid white boy."
    Last edited by biscuit; 09 Nov 2006 at 9:51 AM.

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    Quote Originally posted by biscuit View post
    So who is this "Z0G"?
    Z0G .......
    Last edited by Michele Zone; 09 Nov 2006 at 10:12 AM.

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