Think twice before you ink!

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Think twice before you ink!

Post by Ben » Sun Jul 10, 2011 5:34 am

Interesting article on tattoo removal.
Tatts gotta hurt: inking twice means suffering for your art

Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/lifestyle/tatt ... z1Rg4kQ5gs" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Removal is not for the faint-hearted. Experts say it hurts more than inking. Blake's half-sleeve has cost close to $3000 for 10 treatments, and remains clearly visible. He estimates he has a few treatments to go before his arm will be ready for its next adventure: a vibrant new tattoo.



Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/lifestyle/tatt ... z1Rg4c2Lwr" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Have you had a tattoo? Have you had or thought about getting a tattoo removed?
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Ben
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Re: Think twice before you ink!

Post by BubbaBuddhist » Sun Jul 10, 2011 5:44 am

Since I was never in prison, nor am ex-military, nor grew up in a trailer park, nor in the music industry, I am ink-free. :lol:
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Re: Think twice before you ink!

Post by Ben » Sun Jul 10, 2011 5:47 am

Greetings Jon,
Metta-4 wrote:Since I was never in prison, nor am ex-military, nor grew up in a trailer park, nor in the music industry, I am ink-free. :lol:
I sometimes think we might be in the minority here!
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“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Think twice before you ink!

Post by tiltbillings » Sun Jul 10, 2011 5:53 am

Metta-4 wrote:Since I was never in prison, nor am ex-military, nor grew up in a trailer park, nor in the music industry, I am ink-free. :lol:
Oh, dear. Such stereotyping.
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Re: Think twice before you ink!

Post by andre9999 » Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:07 pm

Metta-4 wrote:Since I was never in prison, nor am ex-military, nor grew up in a trailer park, nor in the music industry, I am ink-free. :lol:
I'm pretty much 3 for 4 and have no tattoos.

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