Quantcast

Do You Have a Tattoo That You Regret?

Living 2010/08/10 13:15:00
Related Topics: High School, girlfriend
You!
Add Photos & Videos
You can be sure that Angelina Jolie regrets getting that enormous "Billy Bob" tattoo in honor of ex-husband Billy Bob Thornton. But beyond ink that didn't stand the test of time, there are plenty of other reasons to regret a tattoo.

Sure, tributes to romance are probably the most lamented tattoos. Johnny Depp famously tattooed "Winona Forever" on his bicep in honor of ex-girlfriend Winona Ryder ... then later had it changed to "Wino Forever."

But other celebs have made other mistakes. As Yahoo! Shine points out, Britney Spears' neck tattoo was supposed to mean “new life” in Hebrew, but the characters were written out of order, which makes it meaningless. The kanji tattoo she received on her hip was intended to read “mysterious” but it translates as “strange," the site reports.

As for the rest of us, many claim to regret going for the "tramp stamp" in high school (the name for the tattoo that decorates the lower back on females). While it may have seemed cutting edge then, it's not quite as cute when you're 50.

Do You Have a Tattoo That You Regret?



These girls have more than a few tattoos that they're probably going to regret (warning NSFW nudity)

Read More: http://shine.yahoo.com/channel/beauty/the-6-bigges...

Add a comment above

Top Opinion

Sort By
  • Most Raves
  • Least Raves
  • Oldest
  • Newest
Opinions

  • ie 2010/08/26 13:30:33
    Yes, I have a tattoo that I regret.
    ie
    i'm so regret. i wan ask if remove how remove tattoo? will it got scar?
  • Mithol 2010/08/11 12:31:37
    No, I will always love my body art.
    Mithol
    I don't have any tattoos as of yet. But I will have a tattoo I regret when I get the Star Trek insignia tatooed on my right buttock,
  • Artist~PWCM~ 2010/08/11 08:34:34
    No, I will always love my body art.
    Artist~PWCM~
    +1
    No tattoos...no regrets, lol!
  • InTheCity 2010/08/11 07:12:29
  • cake 2010/08/11 04:53:49
    No, I will always love my body art.
    cake
    +1
    nooo way (: it means something to me. and when i'm 90 its not gonna be something i look back on and get upset about. its a reminder to myself. its not something i'll regret
    love body art nooo 90 gonna reminder ill regret
  • Sissy cake 2010/08/11 12:29:59
    Sissy
    Wow. This picture shows a lot of redness, especially around the wings. Being totally ignorant about this stuff, I always wondered if there is pain for awhile after acquiring one?
  • Saki♥Bill'sSweetHeart♥ 2010/08/11 04:34:16
    No, I will always love my body art.
    Saki♥Bill'sSweetHeart♥
    +2
    I actually don't have any tattoos...I'm not allowed.
    But I think I'd just want a little peace sign.

    And why would any one regret that?
  • Sissy Saki♥Bi... 2010/08/11 12:30:27
    Sissy
    I can't see there would be any at all!
  • joye 2010/08/11 03:22:30
    No, I will always love my body art.
    joye
    +2
    no tattoos here but when getting one , people shouldnt put any name on them unless it is a relative cause 9/10 they will not be with the person if its a bf or gf forever.
  • izabella 2010/08/11 01:25:14
    No, I will always love my body art.
    izabella
    +2
    i have a star witht he words forever in german ( Fur Immer) all swirly on my right hip <3 i will never regret it because it has a meaning for me, its teh useless picture ones that i imagine people grow tired of.
  • Flea 2010/08/11 01:04:06
    No, I will always love my body art.
    Flea
    +1
    This is why I've waited so long to get what I want- I'm mature enough to deal with it, it is something tasteful, meaningful, and not on public view, and something I've wanted for a long time to get inked.
  • Kalamazoo 2010/08/11 00:32:25
    No, I will always love my body art.
    Kalamazoo
    +1
    No, I don't have any. I contemplated it at one time though, now that I am older, I am glad I never got one.
  • Sissy Kalamazoo 2010/08/11 12:33:15
    Sissy
    +1
    I think you hit on a very good point kalamazoo. I took my girls to a waterpark a few years ago and one of the female lifeguards had tatoos on every, single inch of her body. I'm not kidding, only her neck and face were "clean". She was very close to 40 years old and I couldn't help but wonder if she wasn't just a tad bit regretful? It was absolutely astonishing.
  • Anna E 2010/08/10 23:32:49
    No, I will always love my body art.
    Anna E
    +2
    Angie can always have the tat removed if she wants. Ain't like she can't afford the laser job. lol
    Personally, I use temps. They're cheaper and I can change them when I get tired of them. :)
  • Kalamazoo Anna E 2010/08/11 00:28:45
  • Anna E Kalamazoo 2010/08/11 00:46:10
    Anna E
    +2
    TYVM. :)
  • Dana Anna E 2010/08/11 04:13:42
    Dana
    I had a birthmark removed with the same laser... Argon... and I can tell you my experience was extreme pain... and many treatments and ouch is the main word. Also, could not be exposed to sunlight for 3 months after each treatment. Not sure how different it is w/ tattoos, but I would bet since same procedure, would be just as painful. Not worth it to me!
  • Anna E Dana 2010/08/13 02:31:32
    Anna E
    Good thing I use temps then. :) They don't even hurt while being applied.

    This bit about tat removal was interesting: http://tattoo.about.com/od/ta...
  • Dana Anna E 2010/08/13 03:52:53
    Dana
    thats a great link, thank you! lots of advances there.. maybe they can do better with birthmarks too? mine was about 8 years ago. thank you again!
  • Anna E Dana 2010/08/13 23:33:08
    Anna E
    +1
    YVW, Hunny. :))
  • Kimberly 2010/08/10 22:28:38
    No, I will always love my body art.
    Kimberly
    +1
    i dont evan have one :D lmfaooooo
  • Kate 2010/08/10 21:55:03
    No, I will always love my body art.
    Kate
    I'm getting Michael Jackson's face and name tattooed across my back when I turn 18. Everyone keeps saying I'll regret it, but I don't think I will.
  • Lady D.J Kate 2010/08/10 22:41:55
    Lady D.J
    +1
    I guess it depends on which face?
    guess depends guess depends
  • Kate Lady D.J 2010/08/10 22:51:02
    Kate
    +1
    I don't really care which face. They're all beautiful.
  • Lady D.J Kate 2010/08/10 23:07:36
    Lady D.J
    well, if you're willing to have him on your back and fallowing you where aver you go for the rest of your life, then go ahead :)
  • Kate Lady D.J 2010/08/11 01:07:31
    Kate
    Well I am. :D
  • Larson Whipsnade 2010/08/10 21:28:09
    No, I will always love my body art.
    Larson Whipsnade
    I don't have any tattoos. My skin rejects ink! I tried getting one once, and six months later, there was nothing left of it.
  • TombstoneJim 2010/08/10 20:36:08
    No, I will always love my body art.
    TombstoneJim
    No ink at all
  • lACE..<3 ChEVY GiRl 2010/08/10 20:34:34
    No, I will always love my body art.
    lACE..<3 ChEVY GiRl
    love love love my tattoos, all of them. they have meaning thats why i dont regret them like most dummies
  • Eyebrowz² 2010/08/10 20:33:35
    No, I will always love my body art.
    Eyebrowz²
    +1
    I think it's important to choose tattoos that hold meaning for you. Tattoos tell a story, they hold memories of a particular time in your life. When you grow as a person, or go through life changing experiences, a tattoo can symbolize that journey, even when you have passed that point in your life, you can still look back and reflect on where you've come from, who you have become. A tattoo can remind you to be who you are, to never slip back into an old way, of a loved one lost, of an obstacle overcome, or as a reminder that life is short and there is no time for regret.

    There are some key factors to consider when thinking of getting a tattoo:
    1. Think about it for a long time, though it's not as sever as say sexual reassignment surgery, it is always best to know for sure that it is what you want, and what you will want in the future.
    2. Never get the name of your current partner/spouse.
    3. Never pick your tattoo from a sheet of flash.
    4. Always research the shop and artist before getting inked, make sure there work is legit and of high quality. Don't just take their word for it, find someone with a good reputation, an extensive portfolio, that has been doing it for a long time.
    5. If you're not 100% sure about it, don't do it.
  • shorty 2010/08/10 20:26:43
    No, I will always love my body art.
    shorty
    I have no names on me!! I think everyone I know always regrets getting a name inked on them other then mom or dad! All of my ink, I do not regret.
  • Lerro DeHazel 2010/08/10 20:12:48
    No, I will always love my body art.
    Lerro DeHazel
    +1
    I don't have anything that I regret but some tattoos on some older men ARE faded and blended and gross. One has to wonder if when they were readable, did they really do much to enhance the life of a much younger man. A 70-year-old wearing a Tattoo that says, "STUD" or "LADIES MAN" must feel pleased that no one can still read it.
  • Merna 2010/08/10 19:58:53
    No, I will always love my body art.
    Merna
    I don't have a tattoo, what i have is a HUGE phobia from needles.
  • Nisa PinkySwear(*~*) 2010/08/10 19:57:09
    No, I will always love my body art.
    Nisa PinkySwear(*~*)
    well because i dont have one....yet but i will never get a guys name on myself
  • Zach 2010/08/10 19:55:23
    No, I will always love my body art.
    Zach
    +2
    That is why tattoos are so stupid. A lot of the times your going to regret getting them.
  • chaskins 2010/08/10 19:55:02
    No, I will always love my body art.
    chaskins
    I'm too young to get one yet, but I kinda want one that's so small, nobody can see it.
  • sophie 2010/08/10 19:50:24 (edited)
    No, I will always love my body art.
    sophie
    i dont have one yet :P but ill get one some...o_o. I think if you get a tattoo, dont get one that has your boyfriends, girlfriends, wife, husband, anyone like that because wat if you split o_o you screwed.
  • MZaidan 2010/08/10 19:34:58 (edited)
    No, I will always love my body art.
    MZaidan
    +1
    That above link is def NSWF wowza - glad I'm NOT at work - heh... ;)
  • *<3RAWR<3* 2010/08/10 19:34:31
    No, I will always love my body art.
    *<3RAWR<3*
    Nope my favorite one is the Tiger on my stomache!!! AWESOME XD
  • Fef 2010/08/10 19:24:26
    No, I will always love my body art.
    Fef
    +1
    My body art means no body art. Why put a tattoo on this?
    love body art body art body art tattoo

See Votes by State

The map above displays the winning answer by region.

Living

2014/10/31 11:36:59

Hot Questions on SodaHead
More Hot Questions

More Community More Originals