Five Tattoos You Will Regret Getting

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When done right, tattoos are an ancient art form, which can display personality, beauty, passion, and experiences. They can have deep meaning and show a person's style and expression. And they're not just for bad-asses anymore.

And as the body art peaks in popularity, there are bound to be some fails. With tattoos, those fails are permanent -- unless you have the cash to get them removed. So think of the following list as a public service announcement. Here are five tattoos you will definitely regret:

5. The Prison Tattoo
These tattoos look as though your cell-mate took a break from terrorizing you so that he could ink you with a rudimentary tattoo.

Bad Boy Tattoo
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4. Lover's Name Tattoos
We cannot begin to count the number of people we know with tattoos in honor of lovers who soon become ex-lovers. It is a fascinating concept, but we'd venture to say that this is probably the most covered up or removed tattoo concept of all time.
Name Tattoo
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Love You! See?

3. Unflattering Portrait Tattoos
We have seen some gorgeous tattoo portraits. When done correctly, with the right artist, they can be some of the best work. On the flip side, if you manage to land under the needle of a not-so-talented, possibly intoxicated gun man...well, you see what can happen.

Bad Portrait Tattoo
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2. Face Tattoos
​It is on your face. Just be very careful what you put there, people tend to see that.

Bad Face Tattoo
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I'm here to apply for the babysitting position.

1. Guilty Pleasure Tattoos
We all have guilty pleasures: Britney Spear's first album, American Idol, professional wrestling. These are things you're proud to enjoy only behind closed doors. Problem is that when you get a little drunk, your love for these indulgences becomes exaggerated. A couple mojitos later and branding yourself with a giant homage to one such guilty pleasure seems like the best idea you've ever had. (P.S. It's not.)

Dumb Tattoo
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Eternal Regret.

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Oh. My. God. I have three tattoos myself, and if there's one hard and fast rule, it's no tattoos on the face. Or the neck. Or the ankles (most people that do this have such small tats it's a wonder that they bother at all). Or at the base of the spine (around the coccyx or thereabouts). Or the chest. For some reason, most guys don't look good with chest tattoos. I've theorized that this is because your chest is a very defining feature, and in people that take care of themselves hardly needs to inked. Or towards the top of the spine, around your shoulder blades. Or around your belly button. I never quite understood that.

Now it's ironic that, despite all the areas that I listed above, when you see someone with virtually a full-body tattoo (like shirtless pictures of those guys in the Yakuza) it looks too cool for words.


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So, with all those places ruled out, where exactly SHOULD you get ink??

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