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Tattoos?

Post by Lorastar » Fri Oct 13, 2006 4:25 pm

Ok, so I'm thinking of getting a tattoo near my hip, and was wondering...people who have tattoos and are pretty dang wimpy like me, how bad does it hurt?

I hate pain.

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Post by Lolita » Fri Oct 13, 2006 4:48 pm

I've been told that a tattoo anywhere near bone is painful. The needle pierces your skin rapidly and that action vibrates on your bone.

I myself am chicken for this reason. The tattoo I want to get would either be on my shoulder or on my lower back on the spine.
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Post by killjoy » Fri Oct 13, 2006 8:30 pm

Ok the best way I have found to describe on getting a tattoo is like this.

It's kind of like getting your teeth cleaned at the dentist office.It's uncomfortable and a little painful all the time but not that bad....but just like getting your teeth clean they will hit a spot that hurts more than the others.

And yes it does matter on where you get one as to how bad it hurts.The more fleshy and meatier the area the less it hurts.The thinner and more bone the more it will hurt.

And also yes I have a tattoo so I know what I'm talking about. :wink:

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Post by LovinGuerin2Much » Sat Oct 14, 2006 8:02 am

Ummm well I have two tatts, one on my lower back that pain wise was totally bearable, at certain times it gets to you but overall it wasnt that bad.

My second tattoo is on the top of my foot, and that hurt so so much more then my back. But again its nothing that I couldn't tolerate. For me it almost felt like a burning sensation after a while and I HATE pain, even getting a shot freaks me out, makes me really uncomfortable, lol yet I still managed to get through 2 tattoo sessions.

Good luck!

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Post by Gamma Rho Girl » Sat Oct 14, 2006 2:42 pm

It's such a hard feeling to describe. The closest thing I can use to describe is to think of something sharp scraping your skin. It's not unbearable, just uncomfortable.

I have 2, a small one near my ankle bone and a large tribal sun on my lower back (the vibrations on my spine were a very wierd sensation, but again, more annoying than painful). I have a VERY LOW tolerance for pain and it didn't bother me. To be quite honest, I think getting my navel pierced was more painful.

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Post by Lady_vixen » Sat Oct 14, 2006 9:34 pm

I also have 2. It feels more like a scracting sensation than a needle sting to me. The area gets numb after a while and its pain that can be dealt with. Just think long and hard before you do and what you want it to be. Make it something that has meaning to you because it is FOREVER. I have mixed feelings about it sometimes. Sometimes I wish I did not have them and others, i am happy with them. Just think about it before you do it.
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Post by Flamehair » Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:20 am

killjoy wrote:Ok the best way I have found to describe on getting a tattoo is like this.

It's kind of like getting your teeth cleaned at the dentist office.It's uncomfortable and a little painful all the time but not that bad....but just like getting your teeth clean they will hit a spot that hurts more than the others.

And yes it does matter on where you get one as to how bad it hurts.The more fleshy and meatier the area the less it hurts.The thinner and more bone the more it will hurt.

And also yes I have a tattoo so I know what I'm talking about. :wink:
I second that :lol: I was glad when my tattoo was finished because I just hated the noise - It reminded me so much of the dentist. So for me the noise was much worser than the pain :lol:
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Post by Lorastar » Wed Oct 18, 2006 2:50 pm

Thanks so much everyone.

I think I'd be able to deal with, so now it's just making sure I want to live with it. I want to get a rose outlined in black, with pink on the inside of that, because my boyfriend used to say I was like a white rose, but I'm a little concerned I'll hate it if we ever break up. Even though we're supposed to get married. :roll:
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Post by killjoy » Wed Oct 18, 2006 7:27 pm

NO NO NO NO NO :!:

Do not get one because someone else....A) said so.....B)because they thought it was cute.....or C)wants you to get one like that.

Get what YOU want and what YOU like.For you are the one that has to walk around and live with it forever.....or until you shell out a lot of money to have it zapped off with a lazer :P

Of course if you do want to get that rose than just forget everything I posted above :P :lol:

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Post by Lorastar » Wed Oct 18, 2006 8:08 pm

*laughs*

Don't worry, it was my idea, nobody else's.
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