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Hey Pandas, Share The Stories Behind Your Tattoos!

Hey Pandas, Share The Stories Behind Your Tattoos!

Everyone gets a tattoo for a different reason. They don’t necessarily have to have a deep meaning behind them, but some do. Those tattoos carry not only the looks, but also a story within them. What do your tattoos mean? Share your stories and the most interesting ones will be published in a new list on the main page!

#1

My First Tattoo. The Big Brick Is To Represent My Big Brother Who Died One Day Shy Of His 40th Birthday This Year, In His Favorite Color, And The Little One (Hugging The Larger One) Represents Me, In My Favorite Color. We Always Built Lego Together

My First Tattoo. The Big Brick Is To Represent My Big Brother Who Died One Day Shy Of His 40th Birthday This Year, In His Favorite Color, And The Little One (Hugging The Larger One) Represents Me, In My Favorite Color. We Always Built Lego Together

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Hari Onago 1 year ago

This is lovely.

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I Got This 3 Days After My 18th Birthday, It’s My Grandfather Who Died When I Was 7 Holding Up The World In His WWII Uniform

I Got This 3 Days After My 18th Birthday, It's My Grandfather Who Died When I Was 7 Holding Up The World In His WWII Uniform

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Suburbs 1 year ago

Very cool tattoo and bathroom.

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My First Tattoo Had To Be A Sentimental One, My Moms Favorite Saying To Me In Her Hand Writing!

My First Tattoo Had To Be A Sentimental One, My Moms Favorite Saying To Me In Her Hand Writing!

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Bway_Gonnabe11 1 year ago

i love her handwriting!

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#4

My Fat Unicorn Because I Am Fat, Beautiful And Fabulously Unique… And Probably Imaginary

My Fat Unicorn Because I Am Fat, Beautiful And Fabulously Unique... And Probably Imaginary

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Cláudia Santos 1 year ago

Love it! Wonderful!

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#5

My Tattoo Is A Reminder That Everything Is Going To Be Ok

My Tattoo Is A Reminder That Everything Is Going To Be Ok

I have a “forget-me-not” flower tattooed above my self-harm scarring (that is barely visible now) on my arm. I got it when I overcame my depression. Those flowers used to grow around my great-grandma’s house where I spent most of my childhood – it’s a reminder of happiness and good times. It’s there so I don’t forget that life is not as bad as it sometimes seems to be

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Annika Hanson-Carlson 1 year ago

Beautiful

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#6

In Memory Of My Collie

In Memory Of My Collie

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Tamara Laney 1 year ago

Must have been a most magical doggy! So sorry you had too see your sweet fuzzy one cross the Rainbow Bridge.

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#7

I Have Grapheme Synesthesia. These Are My Number / Color Combos.

I Have Grapheme Synesthesia. These Are My Number / Color Combos.

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#8

Hart, The Spirit Of Forest To Guide Me, Eye Of Horus To Protect Me And Make Me Always Remeber Finite And Death, Leaf Of Ash To Remember World Tree Yggdrasil And That All Is Conected

Hart, The Spirit Of Forest To Guide Me, Eye Of Horus To Protect Me And Make Me Always Remeber Finite And Death, Leaf Of Ash To Remember World Tree Yggdrasil And That All Is Conected

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riley.girl 1 year ago

This is beautiful!

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#9

Dsotm Tattoo Which I Got After My Father, Pink Floyd’s Greatest Fan, Passed Away. We Didn’t Get Along Well For Years When I Was A Teenager, But We Always Shared The Music. I Cared For Him For 10 Years Prior To His Death, And I’m Grateful For The Time Spent Together. Music Is The Greatest Inheritance I Got From Him.

Dsotm Tattoo Which I Got After My Father, Pink Floyd's Greatest Fan, Passed Away. We Didn't Get Along Well For Years When I Was A Teenager, But We Always Shared The Music. I Cared For Him For 10 Years Prior To His Death, And I'm Grateful For The Time Spent Together. Music Is The Greatest Inheritance I Got From Him.

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Maggie Collins 1 year ago

Intense!

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#10

Olga, My Great Grandmother, Raised Me. She Passed When I Was 19. She Was First Generation American, But Proud Of Her Russian Roots. Originally, I Only Had Her Name, But Felt She Deserved More. She Loved To Be In The Yard Taking Care Of The Plants, So I Added The Lilacs Because They Were Her Favorite To Tend To In The Yard.

Olga, My Great Grandmother, Raised Me. She Passed When I Was 19. She Was First Generation American, But Proud Of Her Russian Roots. Originally, I Only Had Her Name, But Felt She Deserved More. She Loved To Be In The Yard Taking Care Of The Plants, So I Added The Lilacs Because They Were Her Favorite To Tend To In The Yard.

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Annika Hanson-Carlson 1 year ago

So beautiful

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I Was Suffering From Depression When I Applied For A Semester Abroad In The Arctic Circle, Successfully Improved My Mental Health And Had The Greatest Experience Of My Life. The Bowhead Whale Reminds Me That There Are Still Parts Of The World, To Be Explored And The Tattoo Reminds Me That I Am Capable Of Anything

I Was Suffering From Depression When I Applied For A Semester Abroad In The Arctic Circle, Successfully Improved My Mental Health And Had The Greatest Experience Of My Life. The Bowhead Whale Reminds Me That There Are Still Parts Of The World, To Be Explored And The Tattoo Reminds Me That I Am Capable Of Anything

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Amber Oppenheimer 1 year ago

Very neat

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#12

Its The Hakuna Matata Symbol Created Out Fo Old Film Strip … Its Symbolises The Moment I Changed My Carrier From Engineer To Artist . (Just Listen To The Hakuna Matata Song From Lion King)

Its The Hakuna Matata Symbol Created Out Fo Old Film Strip ... Its Symbolises The Moment I Changed My Carrier From Engineer To Artist . (Just Listen To The Hakuna Matata Song From Lion King)

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Shruti Naik 1 year ago

Congratulations on following your dreams! Hakuna Matata!

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#13

At My Aunt’s Funeral My Mom Said She Lived With Purpose And Possibility

At My Aunt’s Funeral My Mom Said She Lived With Purpose And Possibility

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Annika Hanson-Carlson 1 year ago

Love the paper airplane

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#14

Had My First Tattoo Two Weeks Before My Sis Moved To Peru, Two Years Later Moved There Myself.

Had My First Tattoo Two Weeks Before My Sis Moved To Peru, Two Years Later Moved There Myself.

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Agnes Jekyll 1 year ago

Love this tattoo! and the photo

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#15

Fiber Obsessed…i Love Fiber So Much I Tatted It On My Body

Fiber Obsessed...i Love Fiber So Much I Tatted It On My Body

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Al Clerc 1 year ago

This must be my daughter. She knit, crochet and dyes.

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#16

Charlie Chaplin Portrait With The Quote : “A Day Without Laughter Is A Day Wasted ” Its A Reminder For Me To Always Smile And Give Positive Energy To People Around Me 🙂 .

Charlie Chaplin Portrait With The Quote : "A Day Without Laughter Is A Day Wasted " Its A Reminder For Me To Always Smile And Give Positive Energy To People Around Me :) .

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depicus 1 year ago

Met him when I was a kid

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#17

Got This In Memory Of Chris Cornell Right After He Died. He And His Band (Soundgarden) Meant A Lot To Me So I Got Lyrics From The Song “Outshined” Amongst Flowers, My Own “Sound Garden”. It Says “Yeah, It Gives Me The Butterflies” Because That’s What His Music Does For Me.

Got This In Memory Of Chris Cornell Right After He Died. He And His Band (Soundgarden) Meant A Lot To Me So I Got Lyrics From The Song "Outshined" Amongst Flowers, My Own "Sound Garden". It Says "Yeah, It Gives Me The Butterflies" Because That's What His Music Does For Me.

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Agnes Jekyll 1 year ago

That is a beautiful tattoo

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#18

My Husband’s Initials (A On Top Of An F). He Stood By Me And Waited For Me While I Followed My Dreams And Went And Worked In Shanghai, China For Almost 2 Years.

My Husband's Initials (A On Top Of An F). He Stood By Me And Waited For Me While I Followed My Dreams And Went And Worked In Shanghai, China For Almost 2 Years.

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1 year ago

Should add, I wanted it to look like a Chinese symbol and didnt want it to be too obvious that it is initials. It was also how he used to sign his art works, 1 of the first things that attracted me to him (his amazing creative talent).

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#19

(Tattoo #1) I Got This Tattoo, By The Grace Of God On My 10th Birthday Of Being Cleaned Of Drugs.

(Tattoo #1) I Got This Tattoo, By The Grace Of God On My 10th Birthday Of Being Cleaned Of Drugs.

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Maggie Collins 1 year ago

On tenth birthday “of being clean” from drugs. Not her belly-button birthday. Easy to mix those up.

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#20

A Daily Reminder…

A Daily Reminder...

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1 year ago

I’ve been through a lot in my life…. I lost my beautiful baby daughter at only 4 and a half months to SIDS, spent time in a hospital for attempted suicide and mental breakdown following her death — I’ve been misdiagnosed as depressive, bipolar & manic by many different psychologists and psychiatrists before eventually settling on Borderline Personality Disorder… I’ve had to deal with an abusive father, cheating husband, unstable brother and much, much more. Every day since getting this tattoo I remind myself of everything I’ve overcome and continue to smile and see the positivity in life. Long story short – ink can truly be a game changer.

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#21

Spoon With Triple Meaning. It Represents My Profession (Chef), My Passion For Indian Cooking (It’s Actual The Logo From An Indian Restaurant) And The Fact That I’m A ‘Spoonie’ (Spoon Theory – For Chronically Ill, With Limited Strength Each Day). I Love It – And It’s An Daily Reminder To Take It Easy….an My Mentally ‘Ekstra Spoon’ To Use For Somthing Fun.

Spoon With Triple Meaning. It Represents My Profession (Chef), My Passion For Indian Cooking (It's Actual The Logo From An Indian Restaurant) And The Fact That I'm A 'Spoonie' (Spoon Theory - For Chronically Ill, With Limited Strength Each Day). I Love It - And It's An Daily Reminder To Take It Easy....an My Mentally 'Ekstra Spoon' To Use For Somthing Fun.

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Stinkypie Ticklebum 1 year ago

I really like how people are getting their crafts/professions on inner arm tats! I’ve seen a chef’s knife, dressmaker’s shears and the minister at my dad’s funeral had a cross on her arm, which I thought was cool.

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#22

An Ode To My Favorite Poet, Edgar Allan Poe.

An Ode To My Favorite Poet, Edgar Allan Poe.

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1 year ago

Fun fact- this gets mistaken for John Wilkes Booth a lot. I’ve had people come up and say ‘wow that’s a great John Wilkes Booth tattoo’!

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#23

Bobbi’s Self Portrait – Part Dragon, Part Angel, Part Beautiful Peacock

Bobbi's Self Portrait - Part Dragon, Part Angel, Part Beautiful Peacock

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Tamara Laney 1 year ago

Fiercely beautiful!

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#24

My Fandom Tattoo = Lamppost – Narnia Ouroborus – X Files (Scully Had A Tattoo Like This); Rose N Thorns – The Arcana Chronicles; Antarian Royal Seal – Roswell; Angel Power Rune – The Mortal Instruments; Light Saber – Star Wars; Arrow – The Walking Dead; Wedjat – Egyptian Mythology; R – Dark Matter (Scifi Show Which Has A Space Ship Called Raza); M – The Originals (The Leads Have The Surname Mikaelson); And The Whole Together Forms: The Deathly Hallows – Harry Potter.

My Fandom Tattoo = Lamppost - Narnia Ouroborus - X Files (Scully Had A Tattoo Like This); Rose N Thorns - The Arcana Chronicles; Antarian Royal Seal - Roswell; Angel Power Rune - The Mortal Instruments; Light Saber - Star Wars; Arrow - The Walking Dead; Wedjat - Egyptian Mythology; R - Dark Matter (Scifi Show Which Has A Space Ship Called Raza); M - The Originals (The Leads Have The Surname Mikaelson); And The Whole Together Forms: The Deathly Hallows - Harry Potter.

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Lily Langtry 1 year ago

I love how there’s so much in there, but the tattoo is elegant, not cluttered at all :-).

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#25

My New Tattoo. In Memory Of My Twin Sister Who Has Passed.

My New Tattoo. In Memory Of My Twin Sister Who Has Passed.

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Mimi M 1 year ago

O.M.G. That is beautiful

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#26

Dj, A Memorial Tattoo Of My Boy Dj, I Had Him From The Day He Was Born Till The Day He Died, He Was 14. Now He Is My Lucky Cat 🙂

Dj, A Memorial Tattoo Of My Boy Dj, I Had Him From The Day He Was Born Till The Day He Died, He Was 14. Now He Is My Lucky Cat :)

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Amanda Moreno 1 year ago

This is actually my tattoo, I didn’t mean to post it on my other account. DJ was an amazing cat and the tattoo helped me deal with the loss. I have a couple more that have meaning too.

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#27

My Beloved Friend Bono And Tricolor Violas Which Represent My Grandfather. Both With Me Forever

My Beloved Friend Bono And Tricolor Violas Which Represent My Grandfather. Both With Me Forever

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#28

A Daily Reminder That Fibromyalgia Will Not Beat Me

A Daily Reminder That Fibromyalgia Will Not Beat Me

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Amber Oppenheimer 1 year ago

Fibro won’t win. Keep fighting- fellow fibro sufferer

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#29

I Had Been Married 20 Years When I Got This Tattoo. It Is From A Poem By William Blake And Reads ‘And Throughout All Eternity I Forgive You, You Forgive Me”. Marriage Is Wonderful But Also A Lot Of Work And I Think This Sums It Up. We Are About To Celebrate Our 30th And I Couldn’t Be Happier.

I Had Been Married 20 Years When I Got This Tattoo. It Is From A Poem By William Blake And Reads ‘And Throughout All Eternity I Forgive You, You Forgive Me". Marriage Is Wonderful But Also A Lot Of Work And I Think This Sums It Up. We Are About To Celebrate Our 30th And I Couldn't Be Happier.

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Sky 1 year ago

Beautiful and simple.

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My Only Child. She Died On Her 23rd Birthday. She Had A Fluer Di Lis Tattoo And After She Died, Many Of Her Family And Friends Got Them As Well. She Fills My Heart So Much.

My Only Child. She Died On Her 23rd Birthday. She Had A Fluer Di Lis Tattoo And After She Died, Many Of Her Family And Friends Got Them As Well. She Fills My Heart So Much.

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Maggie Dougherty 1 year ago

This is a wonderful reminder of your beautiful daughter! Really great tattoo! I’ m so sorry for your loss <3

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#31

My Dad Was A Musician. Always Had His Guitar With Him. When He Dies It Felt Like The Music Died

My Dad Was A Musician. Always Had His Guitar With Him. When He Dies It Felt Like The Music Died

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Mimi M 1 year ago

I have a friend who’s dad sends her songs – does yours?

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I Was Suffering From Depression When I Applied For A Semester Abroad In The Arctic Circle, Successfully Improved My Mental Health And Had The Greatest Experience Of My Life. The Bowhead Whale Reminds Me That There Are Still Parts Of The World, To Be Explored And The Tattoo Reminds Me That I Am Capable Of Anything

I Was Suffering From Depression When I Applied For A Semester Abroad In The Arctic Circle, Successfully Improved My Mental Health And Had The Greatest Experience Of My Life. The Bowhead Whale Reminds Me That There Are Still Parts Of The World, To Be Explored And The Tattoo Reminds Me That I Am Capable Of Anything

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Arlette Jackman 1 year ago

Really beautiful. It sounds like it means a lot to you ☺

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#33

I’ve Made My First Tattoo In Sweden, Where I Moved Alone To Study. Windrose Represents My Passion For Discovering The World, And It’s Chained To A Little Anchor – A Symbol Of Having Home That I Can Always Come Back To (My Mum).

I've Made My First Tattoo In Sweden, Where I Moved Alone To Study. Windrose Represents My Passion For Discovering The World, And It's Chained To A Little Anchor - A Symbol Of Having Home That I Can Always Come Back To (My Mum).

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Kristin Connon 1 year ago

Great legs, but we can barely see your beautiful tattoo.

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#34

Got This Heart In A Hand Tatoo, To Remind Myself Of The Past. I Have Had My Heart Broken So Many Times, But This Tatoo Will Always Remind Me That, I Always Had And I Always Will Have The Strength To Go Through Everything. Also It’s A Sign Of A Promise To My Dad. I Promised Him To Always Follow My Heart, When I Feel Lost Or Uncertain.

Got This Heart In A Hand Tatoo, To Remind Myself Of The Past. I Have Had My Heart Broken So Many Times, But This Tatoo Will Always Remind Me That, I Always Had And I Always Will Have The Strength To Go Through Everything. Also It's A Sign Of A Promise To My Dad. I Promised Him To Always Follow My Heart, When I Feel Lost Or Uncertain.

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Veronicat the Mermaid 12 months ago

really pretty!

#35

Represents The Impact Moving To A Beach Had On My Family After Growing Up In A Toxic City

Represents The Impact Moving To A Beach Had On My Family After Growing Up In A Toxic City

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1 year ago

Hey Betsy! Dunno if you’ll ever see this but during my very early teen years, my mother & sister battled a very bad drug addiction, my dad worked out out of town most of the time. I was fifteen when my parents dragged me kicking & screaming from my home town. Away from my friends, everything I ever knew. When you’re that age, it all feels like the end of the world. We left Las Vegas, to end up in a sunny small beach town in Florida. As a family, we learned how to be a strong support system all over again. It was the best rehab we could have hoped for. I was a pretty angry & bitter child (I think anyone would be after the horrors I’d seen,) but I feel lucky to have been taken out of toxicity just in time to learn that a strong family can exist & that I was loved. It’s crazy how just a change of scenery can change your entire outlook on life. My family is still pretty strong (though every family has their moments lol) I’m happy & healthy & proud of what I’ve been through.

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#36

🐕❤️

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Maggie Dougherty 1 year ago

That one that is really nice! Thanks for this, I now know I want one, for the one I lost at 9 weeks and the one I have now. So, thanks again!

#37

I Wanted To Have Something That Represented My Loss At The Time.

I Wanted To Have Something That Represented My Loss At The Time.

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Citigurl22 1 year ago

That is an absolutley beautiful piece of work.

#38

I Was Born With A Brain Tumor That Was Like A Smack Of God. Been Tumor Free Since 2001. This Is The Godsmack Simble (Band). Also One Of My Favorite Bands And Reminds Me Of All That I Have Gone Through.

I Was Born With A Brain Tumor That Was Like A Smack Of God. Been Tumor Free Since 2001. This Is The Godsmack Simble (Band). Also One Of My Favorite Bands And Reminds Me Of All That I Have Gone Through.

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Maggie Dougherty 1 year ago

Fantastic, and Congrats, on being Tumor free!!! 😀 Good on ya <3

#39

My Beloved Dragon (Story Below)

My Beloved Dragon (Story Below)

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1 year ago

I was born in the year of the Dragon and my granny gave me a little plastic Dragon as a gift. Needless to say, I have loved Dragons long before Game Of Thrones came into the picture! 🙂 Wanted to get a tattoo, but couldn’t find a design that i liked, or a tattoo artist I could trust. I Didn’t want a typical cliche Chinese Dragon. Went to Egypt for 4 days for New Year’s. My friend referred me to an artist (Morita Tattoo) & was super nervous not knowing how could she would be. We worked on this design for 3 hours & fell in love with it when I saw the complete piece. Now I love my Dragon more & more every day! 🙂

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Labyrinth Tattoo. I Have Always Loved Labyrinth And David Bowie Has Been My Role Model Since I Was A Kid.

Labyrinth Tattoo. I Have Always Loved Labyrinth And David Bowie Has Been My Role Model Since I Was A Kid.

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Kindell Kosmetschke 1 year ago

Love that movie so much that i named my son jareth, my own personal goblin king, lol

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#41

I Made This Eagle For My Father Because Our Last Name Is ‘Aguiar’, And That’s Mean Eagle’s Nest

I Made This Eagle For My Father Because Our Last Name Is 'Aguiar', And That's Mean Eagle's Nest

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#42

My Mad Scientist Tattoo From Back When I Used To Think Of Me As Both Mad And Scientist 🙂

My Mad Scientist Tattoo From Back When I Used To Think Of Me As Both Mad And Scientist :)

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Sarmite Kraukle 1 year ago

I hope, nothing changed.

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#43

Mark Pellegrino, Supernatural

Mark Pellegrino, Supernatural

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Mia Brookenthal 1 year ago

I LOVE IT but is there a story behind it? I know Supernatural has inspired me, but what about you? (Author)

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#44

“I Destroy The Tools Of My Captivity” – To Remind Me That I Am The Only One Able To Free Myself

"I Destroy The Tools Of My Captivity" - To Remind Me That I Am The Only One Able To Free Myself

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Susanna Vesna 1 year ago

That’s deep! Love it

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#45

After Our 15 Yr Anniversary, My Husband And I Got Yin Yang Tattoos.

After Our 15 Yr Anniversary, My Husband And I Got Yin Yang Tattoos.

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Destiny Rose 1 year ago

Beautiful!

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#46

Latitude/longitude Tattoo Representing The House I Lived In During Uni. So Many Good Memories

Latitude/longitude Tattoo Representing The House I Lived In During Uni. So Many Good Memories

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Larry Dahle 1 year ago

Nice figure! 🙂

#47

…this Tattoo Means Perseverance And Also, I Was Born Under The Sign Of Pisces. My Nickname Also Sounds Like This Fish.

...this Tattoo Means Perseverance And Also, I Was Born Under The Sign Of Pisces. My Nickname Also Sounds Like This Fish.

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Heatherz_myBoo 1 year ago

My nickname sound like “go away, we don’t like you!”… oh wait…

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On The Right Is My Family Name Over The Nautical Star And Compass, And On The Left Is The Capricorn Goat Head Over The Nautical Star Surrounded By The Same Constellation. I Had My Family Name Inked Mainly Because Of My Grandpa, And That I Know, I Will Always Have A Home To Come Back To. While The Capricorn One, I Felt That It Truly Reflects My Character And How I Lead My Life.

On The Right Is My Family Name Over The Nautical Star And Compass, And On The Left Is The Capricorn Goat Head Over The Nautical Star Surrounded By The Same Constellation. I Had My Family Name Inked Mainly Because Of My Grandpa, And That I Know, I Will Always Have A Home To Come Back To. While The Capricorn One, I Felt That It Truly Reflects My Character And How I Lead My Life.

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Heatherz_myBoo 1 year ago

They’re both incredibly beautiful

#49

Frist Tattoo With 18. Its A Reminder Of My Past That Its Over. (Its On One Of My Battle Scars)

Frist Tattoo With 18. Its A Reminder Of My Past That Its Over. (Its On One Of My Battle Scars)

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#50

Chakra Colors (I Made It With My Left Hand, I’m Right Handed)

Chakra Colors (I Made It With My Left Hand, I’m Right Handed)

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Heatherz_myBoo 1 year ago

Just be glad you didn’t mess it up with your off hand

#51

My Mom And I Wanted To Get Matching Anchor Tattoos For Years, But We Didn’t Had The Courage To Actually Do It. My Mom Is A Church Going German Teacher Who’s Also In The Local Council. That’s Why I Surprised Her One Day, Put Her In The Car (She Had No Idea Where We Were Going) And We Got These Tattoos Together. She Got Her First Tatoo At The Age Of 50 And Is Now Seriously Thinking About The Next One. I Love Her!

My Mom And I Wanted To Get Matching Anchor Tattoos For Years, But We Didn't Had The Courage To Actually Do It. My Mom Is A Church Going German Teacher Who's Also In The Local Council. That's Why I Surprised Her One Day, Put Her In The Car (She Had No Idea Where We Were Going) And We Got These Tattoos Together. She Got Her First Tatoo At The Age Of 50 And Is Now Seriously Thinking About The Next One. I Love Her!

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#52

After Traveling Back And Forth To Rio For The Past 20years And Flying Into Galeoão Airport And Crying Every Time The Plane Dipped Around Corcovado I’d Cry A Little. Just Now Divorced From My Carioca Ex Husband, I Doubt With Me Always.

After Traveling Back And Forth To Rio For The Past 20years And Flying Into Galeoão Airport And Crying Every Time The Plane Dipped Around Corcovado I’d Cry A Little. Just Now Divorced From My Carioca Ex Husband, I Doubt With Me Always.

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Luisa Vasconcelos 1 year ago

Really beautiful tattoo. So sad the story behind it.

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#maktub From My Fave Novel,the Alchemist, Means ‘It Is Written’ … This Is Also A Reminder For Me That If Its Not Meant To Be , It Will Never Be!

#maktub From My Fave Novel,the Alchemist, Means 'It Is Written' ... This Is Also A Reminder For Me That If Its Not Meant To Be , It Will Never Be!

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Farha 1 year ago

Well said

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#54

My Black Bird…

My Black Bird...

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Heatherz_myBoo 1 year ago

Ow ow ow ow I can feel the pain

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My Daughter Her Nice Heart Shaped Drawing, That’s The Most Amazing Tattoo That I Have. With A Emotional Story.

My Daughter Her Nice Heart Shaped Drawing, That's The Most Amazing Tattoo That I Have. With A Emotional Story.

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Heaven Scott 1 year ago

whats the story

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Okay, So This One Has A Lot Of Small Details Which Basically Represent The Majority Of The Things I Consider Important About Myself. The Scribble Is Both A Symbol Of My Academic Affiliation, And The Ekg, Reminding Me To Be Grateful To Be Alive. The Two Lines, The Triangle, And The Circle Represent A View From My Homeland: Pines, Mountains, And The Full Moon. On The Other End, There’s The Female Symbol, Which, Without The Circle, Is Also A Cross, Since I’m A Christian. It’s An Arrow, Since I’m A Sagittarius. The Rainbow Just Speaks For Itself. Overall, It Means To Me To Stay Positive And Always Go Forward In Life.

Okay, So This One Has A Lot Of Small Details Which Basically Represent The Majority Of The Things I Consider Important About Myself. The Scribble Is Both A Symbol Of My Academic Affiliation, And The Ekg, Reminding Me To Be Grateful To Be Alive. The Two Lines, The Triangle, And The Circle Represent A View From My Homeland: Pines, Mountains, And The Full Moon. On The Other End, There's The Female Symbol, Which, Without The Circle, Is Also A Cross, Since I'm A Christian. It's An Arrow, Since I'm A Sagittarius. The Rainbow Just Speaks For Itself. Overall, It Means To Me To Stay Positive And Always Go Forward In Life.

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Susanne Röhling 1 year ago

It’s wonderful 💕

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For Our 5 Year Wedding Anniversary I Got Blaze The Cat Tattoos On Me Holding A Ring, My Husband Got Sonic Holding A Ring And When You Put Them Together It Looks Like That Are Holding The Same Ring

For Our 5 Year Wedding Anniversary I Got Blaze The Cat Tattoos On Me Holding A Ring, My Husband Got Sonic Holding A Ring And When You Put Them Together It Looks Like That Are Holding The Same Ring

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Barbara 1 year ago

Wish we could see the other one too and definitly see them put together. But overall, lovely tattoo and story

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#58

A Fork, A Spoon And A Knife, Just Because I Love Food, Eating Food, Making Food And So…:)

A Fork, A Spoon And A Knife, Just Because I Love Food, Eating Food, Making Food And So...:)

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Maggie Dougherty 1 year ago

😀 Me too!

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#59

My Friend Did This Henna Piece For Me For A Horror Convention/tattoo Festival, I Love It So Much I Found A Tattoo Artist To Tattoo It On My Permanently

My Friend Did This Henna Piece For Me For A Horror Convention/tattoo Festival, I Love It So Much I Found A Tattoo Artist To Tattoo It On My Permanently

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razan youssef 3 months ago

No it is NOT. Amanda Baker, your tattoo is beautiful and I love it.

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#60

Represents My Firstborn. Was Going To Have A Daddy Dragon Done Too, But This Hurt So Much That I Reconsidered… 😀

Represents My Firstborn. Was Going To Have A Daddy Dragon Done Too, But This Hurt So Much That I Reconsidered... :-D

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Maggie Dougherty 1 year ago

I feel your pain!! Great tattoo, though!

#61

A Tattoo Of A Monkey To Remind Myself Not To Take Life To Serious. Monkey Business For Life!

A Tattoo Of A Monkey To Remind Myself Not To Take Life To Serious. Monkey Business For Life!

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1 year ago

Too serious… Man, I hate my own spelling mistakes!

#62

I Love Books And Love Celestial Things

I Love Books And Love Celestial Things

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Maggie Dougherty 1 year ago

Me three 🙂

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#63

My 1st (Red Pants) Matching With My Sister. Totoro Resembles Sisterhood With Our Shared Love Of Hayao Miyazaki Movies. I’m In Canada For School And She’s In America With Our Parents.

My 1st (Red Pants) Matching With My Sister. Totoro Resembles Sisterhood With Our Shared Love Of Hayao Miyazaki Movies. I'm In Canada For School And She's In America With Our Parents.

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Mélanie Dos Santos 1 year ago

I love this one !!!! Love totoro

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#64

I Chose Libertas, Which Is Latin For Freedom. And After All, Freedom Is The Most Important Thing We Have!

I Chose Libertas, Which Is Latin For Freedom. And After All, Freedom Is The Most Important Thing We Have!

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#65

Kidney Donation

Kidney Donation

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Magpie 1 year ago

WOW !!

#66

A Reminder For Every Morning That I Wake Up, No Matter What Happens, I’ll Always Find A Way.

A Reminder For Every Morning That I Wake Up, No Matter What Happens, I'll Always Find A Way.

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#67

My Daughter Drew This When She Was 6 Y O. She’s 13 Now

My Daughter Drew This When She Was 6 Y O. She's 13 Now

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#68

Sami The Snail

Sami The Snail

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Susanna Vesna 1 year ago

Much love for the snails! <3

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#69

Life Is Boring Without Wings.

Life Is Boring Without Wings.

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#70

My Buddy Drew This Up For Me, In Memory Of A Happy Time, And As A Daily Reminder To Not Take Life Too Seriously.

My Buddy Drew This Up For Me, In Memory Of A Happy Time, And As A Daily Reminder To Not Take Life Too Seriously.

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#71

A Quote From One Of My Favorite Books, By My Favorite Author, Neil Gaiman. Pretty Self Explanatory If You Think About It…

A Quote From One Of My Favorite Books, By My Favorite Author, Neil Gaiman. Pretty Self Explanatory If You Think About It...

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Maggie Dougherty 1 year ago

So true!!

#72

First Tattoo – Blend Of Ethnic Patterns, How We Can Co Exist Harmoniously If We Just Try

First Tattoo - Blend Of Ethnic Patterns, How We Can Co Exist Harmoniously If We Just Try

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#73

Lost My Dad 3 Years Ago. This Is How I Remember My Childhood.mom Kissed Him 1st Time She Saw It

Lost My Dad 3 Years Ago. This Is How I Remember My Childhood.mom Kissed Him 1st Time She Saw It

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#74

My Twin And I Had The Same Idea On The Same Day. We Needed To Honor Our Grandma, Who Was Going Through Very Serious Medical Problems, With A Tattoo. This Is How She Signed All Her Cards And Letters To Us All Our Lives.

My Twin And I Had The Same Idea On The Same Day. We Needed To Honor Our Grandma, Who Was Going Through Very Serious Medical Problems, With A Tattoo. This Is How She Signed All Her Cards And Letters To Us All Our Lives.

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#75

Vivre (To Live) And The Semi-Colon (To Survive) In Place Of The Letter I. As A Reminder Of Both, For Those Days When I Feel Like The World Is Crashing In On Me.

Vivre (To Live) And The Semi-Colon (To Survive) In Place Of The Letter I. As A Reminder Of Both, For Those Days When I Feel Like The World Is Crashing In On Me.

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Lara Sommer 1 year ago

I have a Semicolon two. IT Stands for a sentence of a Story wich ist Not finnisches yet.
ITS The only tatoo i vor you can See when in dressed because i want other people to remember.
I know allready

#76

Four Elements .. Water-Waves, Earth-Mountains, Fire-Sun, Air-Clouds.

Four Elements .. Water-Waves, Earth-Mountains, Fire-Sun, Air-Clouds.

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#77

Wanderlust Tattoo To Keep Me Motivated To Travel & Explore The Fullest. Also, The Anchor Is To Remind Me That I Will Always Have A Place To Be Loved, Mum & Dad.

Wanderlust Tattoo To Keep Me Motivated To Travel & Explore The Fullest. Also, The Anchor Is To Remind Me That I Will Always Have A Place To Be Loved, Mum & Dad.

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#78

My Handsome Man, Revan. I Lost Him Too Soon. He Was My Greatest Companion.

My Handsome Man, Revan. I Lost Him Too Soon. He Was My Greatest Companion.

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Kiss Army 1 year ago

Amazing!

#79

After A 7-Years Long Relationship And 3 Years Of Engagement I Was Thrown Out. I Had To Start My Whole Life Again. It Reminds Me That Nothing Is Infinite But There Is Always An And.

After A 7-Years Long Relationship And 3 Years Of Engagement I Was Thrown Out. I Had To Start My Whole Life Again. It Reminds Me That Nothing Is Infinite But There Is Always An And.

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#80

My Grandmother Passed Away In July 2012. This Is Her Signature On My Last Birthday Card From Her April 2012 For My 30th Birthday

My Grandmother Passed Away In July 2012. This Is Her Signature On My Last Birthday Card From Her April 2012 For My 30th Birthday

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#81

No One Know’s What It Mean

No One Know's What It Mean

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#82

It Was Completely Random With My Cousin. We Grew Up As Sisters An Wanted Something To Share.

It Was Completely Random With My Cousin. We Grew Up As Sisters An Wanted Something To Share.

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#83

River Time – I’m A Whitewater Rafting Guide And Use A Pocket Watch Instead Of A Wrist Watch. This Is On My Left Wrist. Whenever Customers Ask Me What Time It Is On A Multi-Day Trip, I Look At My Wrist And Say “River Time”.

River Time - I'm A Whitewater Rafting Guide And Use A Pocket Watch Instead Of A Wrist Watch. This Is On My Left Wrist. Whenever Customers Ask Me What Time It Is On A Multi-Day Trip, I Look At My Wrist And Say "River Time".

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razan youssef 3 months ago

the tattooist was amazing and so is the tattoo. Sarah Sidwell, I love your tattoo and i think it is hilarious how you tell your customers to ignore the time and just enjoy it.

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#84

Der Vergessliche Engel By Paul Klee. In His Late Years Paul Klee Got Sick Of Sklerodermie Wich Made It Nearly Impossible To Move. But He Loved His Art So Much He Just Carried On. And Thats Exactly What I Am Going To Do. Thats Why This Ist My Guardians Angel. He Watch My Back

Der Vergessliche Engel By Paul Klee. In His Late Years Paul Klee Got Sick Of Sklerodermie Wich Made It Nearly Impossible To Move. But He Loved His Art So Much He Just Carried On. And Thats Exactly What I Am Going To Do. Thats Why This Ist My Guardians Angel. He Watch My Back

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C J 1 year ago

I love your story. Beautiful tattoo.

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#85

Overdose Opened My Eyes!

Overdose Opened My Eyes!

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#86

Tribute To The Man Who’s Lyrics And Songs Are The Soundtrack To My Life

Tribute To The Man Who's Lyrics And Songs Are The Soundtrack To My Life

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La Petite Morte 1 year ago

I’ve loved Cohen since an unfortunate jackass introduced me to his music in ’92. I was privileged enough to see him 3x live, and have as many of his books as I can find.

#87

My First Tattoo. I’m A Happy Girl Who Had An Angry Boyfriend And I Thought I Could Give Him Some Of My Happiness And Make It All Better. Instead, It Only Broke Us Both Down. I Learned That Happiness Has To Be Shared The Way That The Sun Shares Its Light. The Sun Doesn’t Lose Anything By Improving The World Around It, And It Doesn’t Force Itself Upon Those Who Are Living In The Shade.

My First Tattoo. I'm A Happy Girl Who Had An Angry Boyfriend And I Thought I Could Give Him Some Of My Happiness And Make It All Better. Instead, It Only Broke Us Both Down. I Learned That Happiness Has To Be Shared The Way That The Sun Shares Its Light. The Sun Doesn't Lose Anything By Improving The World Around It, And It Doesn't Force Itself Upon Those Who Are Living In The Shade.

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#88

People Always Ask Me “Why “Sad”?” Well, I’ve Been Sad, Miserable And Stressed For Many Years And When I Got Better, I Decided To Embrace It, Because It Is Human To Feel Sad. It Also Happens To Be The Initials Of My Father, Mother And Sister’s Names.

People Always Ask Me "Why "Sad"?" Well, I've Been Sad, Miserable And Stressed For Many Years And When I Got Better, I Decided To Embrace It, Because It Is Human To Feel Sad. It Also Happens To Be The Initials Of My Father, Mother And Sister's Names.

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#89

My Rune Symbols… Read Upside-Down You Have… Mannaz-Meaning The Self Above Is Raido- Meaning Journey Then Above That Is Laguz- Meaning Flow. I Choose Them Because I Collect Fairy-Tales And Folklore, I Wanted To Get Something That Showed My Passion For My Hobby But In A Different Language, I Tried Latin And Greek But After Spending Quite A Few Years In Germany, This Meant More, As It Is Scandinavian And German.

My Rune Symbols... Read Upside-Down You Have... Mannaz-Meaning The Self Above Is Raido- Meaning Journey Then Above That Is Laguz- Meaning Flow. I Choose Them Because I Collect Fairy-Tales And Folklore, I Wanted To Get Something That Showed My Passion For My Hobby But In A Different Language, I Tried Latin And Greek But After Spending Quite A Few Years In Germany, This Meant More, As It Is Scandinavian And German.

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1 year ago

Also they all meant something to me, family and myself, my journey through depression and my solo travels and my star sign Cancer

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#90

My First Tattoo That I Got Last Year At The Age Of 24.

My First Tattoo That I Got Last Year At The Age Of 24.

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1 year ago

Story: me and my best friend got tattoos on the same day (she wanted to be there when I got my first one). I chose this so if I ever stop believing in myself, or feel anxious (have anxiety disorder… though better now a days) or feel disheartened, etc… it’ll remind me to never stop believing and to keep on believing in my dream or in myself.

#91

My Wife Has Cystic Fibrosis And It’s Sometimes Referred To As 65 Roses. This Is Still A Work In Progress But It’s A Great Conversation Starter

My Wife Has Cystic Fibrosis And It’s Sometimes Referred To As 65 Roses. This Is Still A Work In Progress But It’s A Great Conversation Starter

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NanZ 8 months ago

Beautiful work and in honor of your wife!

#92

In 2011 I Lost Both My Best Friends In A Massacre In Norway. Took This As A Tribute. My Birds.

In 2011 I Lost Both My Best Friends In A Massacre In Norway. Took This As A Tribute. My Birds.

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Lora Milutinović 3 months ago

Omg i remember those terrible news 😔, but its a truly lovely tribute for your friends! Best of wishes ✨

#93

Mama Tink, Close To My Heart Always And Forever

Mama Tink, Close To My Heart Always And Forever

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#94

My (Rubbish) Fairy. Always There To Remind Me To Reach For The Stars

My (Rubbish) Fairy. Always There To Remind Me To Reach For The Stars

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Heatherz_myBoo 1 year ago

It’s not rubbish!

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#95

My Tribute To My Hero Rik Mayall When He Passed Back In 2014

My Tribute To My Hero Rik Mayall When He Passed Back In 2014

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Roger Haywood 10 months ago

I have seen Rik live in concert a couple of times. When he passed, it felt like I’d lost a mate, despite never having met him. He had that effect on people.

#96

A Catrina To Honour The Dead.

A Catrina To Honour The Dead.

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#97

This Is To Remind Me To Never Give Up No Matter How Bad My Depression Gets Or How Stressed I Get With My Life. To Remember That My Wings Will Always Have My Back And They Will Keep Forcing Me To Fly Forward. Excuse The Blurriness, It’s Still Healing.

This Is To Remind Me To Never Give Up No Matter How Bad My Depression Gets Or How Stressed I Get With My Life. To Remember That My Wings Will Always Have My Back And They Will Keep Forcing Me To Fly Forward. Excuse The Blurriness, It's Still Healing.

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#98

To Remind Me Of Reaching My Weightloss Goal. Date Started And Date Finished With Each * = 1st Loss (9st In All). Had It Done On My Ribs On Side.

To Remind Me Of Reaching My Weightloss Goal. Date Started And Date Finished With Each * = 1st Loss (9st In All). Had It Done On My Ribs On Side.

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#99

My Dad Was More Upset About Not Being Able To Sail His Boat Anymore Then He Was About Being Ill

My Dad Was More Upset About Not Being Able To Sail His Boat Anymore Then He Was About Being Ill

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Sudoc 1 year ago

Being 3?

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#100

Got This Memory Of My Grandfather Who Earned His Purple Heart As A Marine While Serving, A Veteran Did The Tattoo For Me.

Got This Memory Of My Grandfather Who Earned His Purple Heart As A Marine While Serving, A Veteran Did The Tattoo For Me.

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#101

Mama Tink, Close To My Heart Always And Forever……this Tattoo Is For My Mama Eho Very Suddenly Passed Away Last Year. She Was A Huge Disney Fan And Was Known As Tinkerbell/mama Tink, In Our Family Due To Her Pixie Ears And Sparkling Personality. My Mama Was Always Magical To Be Around And I Miss Her More With Each Day That Passes, But Tink Is Always There Laughing Away The Sadness And Bringing A Smile To My Heart. The Script Says “You Don’t Know What You’ve Got Until Its Gone” – Something She Always Said When I Was In A Pickle And She Came To My Rescue.

Mama Tink, Close To My Heart Always And Forever......this Tattoo Is For My Mama Eho Very Suddenly Passed Away Last Year. She Was A Huge Disney Fan And Was Known As Tinkerbell/mama Tink, In Our Family Due To Her Pixie Ears And Sparkling Personality. My Mama Was Always Magical To Be Around And I Miss Her More With Each Day That Passes, But Tink Is Always There Laughing Away The Sadness And Bringing A Smile To My Heart. The Script Says "You Don't Know What You've Got Until Its Gone" - Something She Always Said When I Was In A Pickle And She Came To My Rescue.

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#102

Dauntless Flames (Yes From The Divergent Books And Movies!) To Help Me With My Anxiety Disorder With My Favourite Quote: “Becoming Fearless Isn’t The Point. That’s Impossible. It’s Learning How To Control Your Fear, And How To Be Free From It.”

Dauntless Flames (Yes From The Divergent Books And Movies!) To Help Me With My Anxiety Disorder With My Favourite Quote: "Becoming Fearless Isn't The Point. That's Impossible. It's Learning How To Control Your Fear, And How To Be Free From It."

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#103

Tattoo Depicts That I Want Infinite Freedom…i Get This When Came Out Of Depression… Its Memorable For Me..

Tattoo Depicts That I Want Infinite Freedom...i Get This When Came Out Of Depression... Its Memorable For Me..

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#104

3 In Arabic, Love And Do Things In 3s Long Story Short I Only Had Two Tattoos Ocd Made Me Do It

3 In Arabic, Love And Do Things In 3s Long Story Short I Only Had Two Tattoos Ocd Made Me Do It

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Sudoc 1 year ago

You mean that microdot on your chest?

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