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Tattoo Fails

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Tattoo Fails
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Tattoo Fails

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Tattoo Fails are photographs of faultily designed or poorly inked tattoos which are often shared online via internet humor sites and body art communities.


In August 2006, the domain for the single topic blog ShittyTattoos[11] was registered, which highlighted photographs of poorly drawn tattoos submitted by users.

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On May 14th, 2007, Flickr[2] user casting.shade uploaded a photograph of a portrait tattoo with the caption "Never seen a tattoo end up this bad" (shown below).

In April 2009, the single topic blog Ugliest Tattoos[1] was launched, highlighting notable photographs of poor tattoo designs. The site was later acquired by Cheezburger under the site FAILBlog.[2]

UCLIEST TATTOOS Phe Gallery of Regrets - Vote About Send us your inK: 1 Million Ugly Tatters Strongsuckajer June 19th, 2009 8 comments Thanks FAIL Blog for sending us a MILLION hits in the last 48 hours. I'd totally get a tattoo that says "F--- YEAH FAIL!" But I actually don't have any more space left except in my left cornea. RSS Feed For those of you just joining us... welcome to the secret society of regrets. Daily Email: Digg Subscribe submit cover-up Artist Uncateporized Uncategorized Follow us on Twitter 卞大太ナ 寛大★ナ* It's More Complicated Than You Think 11 comments Submit an Ugly Tattoo via email: June 19th, 2009 Tags alien arm tattoo bad idea badly drawn beer belly bong brand loyalty breaking the fourth wall celebs colorful Comedy tats cover-ups creepy Daisy of Love do not attempt drunk dubious honors free hand freehand tattoo full-body fail gross james brown knuckle tats lisa frank literal mermaid mysterious myth nascar nerdiness phalluses pickle poor execution portrait portraits sports stencils were too expensive three legs tramp stamps tri-force troll wang white supremacy Words wt

On May 12th, 2009, the Bad Tattoos Tumblr[8] blog was created. On February 12th, 2010, the /r/badtattoos[7] subreddit was launched for photographs of poorly designed tattoos. On April 8th, 2011, the Fuck No Bad Tattoos blog was created on Tumblr.[9] On January 6th, 2012, the /r/shittytattoos[10] subreddit was launched. On April 30th, 2013, BuzzFeed[4] highlighted tattoo fail pictures in a post titled "47 Cringeworthy Tattoos Being Regretted As We Speak." On May 20th, 2014, BuzzFeed[3] published another compilation of notable tattoo fail photos. The following day, Redditor Mister_Kurtz submitted an Imgur gallery of bad tattoos titled "The 'No Ragrets' Tattoo Series" to /r/WTF,[6] where it gathered upwards of 3,600 votes (92% upvoted) in the first three months. On July 10th, Redditor Alexander_Supertramp submitted a Facebook photo post featuring two friends with matching lips tattoos above several comments brutally critiquing the artist's work (shown below). In two months, the post gained over 4,700 votes (95% upvoted) on the /r/cringepics[5] subreddit.

Photos Back to Album Next Like Comment Tag Photo and we're tatted ! _ with Like Comment Share 7 hrs via iOS Shared with: Friends (+) ◆ Tag This Photo Edit Location Open Photo Viewer 6 people like this hat is it? 6 hours ago Like 5 6 hours ago Like 6 hours ago Like LIPS Person with the tatto lol super random Please tell me thats not real Kyleigh. It looks like s--- 3 hours ago Like 6 3 hours ago Like 3 2 hours ago Like 2 2 hours ago Like 4 Looks so s----- agreed It looks like a colostomy hole mg that did not turn out right at all I dont suppose you went to a shop and they did that? 2 hours ago Like 2 hours ago Like eeds more detail about an hour ago Like Detail? More like it needs a coverup or laser removal 58 minutes ago Like 1 I was being nice 57 minutes ago Like 1 I thought it was sideways vagina. 1 minutes ago . Like b4 House tattoos, classic what kind of tattoo artist doesnt know how do tattoo a set of lips, good thing its small an can be coverd up by a flower or something, 15 minutes ago - Like 1

Notable Examples

30 minutes ago. new ink <3

Kimberly Vlaeminck

Kimberley Vlaeminck is a Belgian teenager who failed a lawsuit against a tattoo artist for tattooing 56 stars on her face, three more than she claims she had asked for, after she fell asleep during the procedure. Later, Vlaeminck admitted that she fabricated the story after seeing her father become furious at the sight of the tattoos.

Tattoo Comparisons

On November 20th, 2013, the subreddit /r/tattoocomparisons[13] was launched, featuring photoshopped images with poorly drawn tattoo heads superimposed over various people and animals.


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External References

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