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How much pain should I expect if I want to get a tattoo?

I want a Scottish flag tattooed somewhere on my body, think'in bout doing it on the arm. How much pain are we talking about though?

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No, it actually tickles instead of hurt so go right on ahead and get it done....

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Lol Rose !
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Oh, ha ha!
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lots

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Like sticking a shot (needle) in your arm and moving it around to cut your skin.

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TheBestEver2013

It depends what's your tolerance is for pain..

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It actually depends where you get the tattoo.

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I've heard it feels like someone scratching you very hard or like a bee sting. It can vary on the spot you choose, so you may find yourself in a great deal of pain or not as bad as you think at all. Not that i have any experience... I just read some articles.

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A lot of pain for a stupid waste less scar that's on your body forever. Its not worth it don't do it. Sorry to sound like such a donkey but it's a true answer.

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ALOT. And also depends where you wanna get it .___.

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My experience is between an annoying sun burn & a wasp sting...
It does make a difference on what part of your body you get it done on.

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I am not saying not to get a tattoo; I have 4 & one is a cover up of a homemade kind... I too was a cutter when I was younger... But when you do that for the most part you are in a numb emotional trance so the pain seems to be welcomed ~ if you want the tattoo enough it will be tolerated; for something you want.
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alot

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trustandbelieveme

ALOT of pain my sister has 6 and she cried, it depends where you get it and how big the tattoo is

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You won't remember the pain in a few years :)

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thats redic but true (dont support him tattos are bad)
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Wow! That's what my mom told me about childbirth! :D
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lol, Happy. I know the labour sure hurt, but I didn't have......the.....rest. = )
How's your husband today?
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Hi Mom! Better. Things are sinking in. We get to rest for now and get ready for the tests later. Thank you for asking!
@ All. If I disappear in late spring or early summer, please don't think I'm forgetting you! I will do my best to say hello. I hope you'll understand and be patient with me!!!
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a whole lot and dont do it you might think its cool now but when you grow up its going to look all ugly and you'll regret ever having it sorry if am rude but yeah its all 100% true:)

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its just a flag, there's really no way that can mess up over age. besides, 50 years from now they might be able to pull them right off with no pain whatsoever.
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you can not pull off a tattao it was on this news a poson got a lot of money for doing tatto everywhere even if its just a littel flag when you want a job people are going to dicline you beacuse they see poor care for you body..... sooo yeah if you want a tatto your INSANE! AND AM NOT BEING RUDE tehe ;)
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Gloryangel..... You will get declined for a job interview for your bad spelling. I am a teacher with 5 tattoos my girlfriend has 11 and works in the O.R. My sister has 7 and is the head nurse at a hospital. Tattoos do not prohibit you from getting a job
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yeah right i dont trust strangers umm...(your one of them :- ) and plus thats why your a teacher ( get paid so low) and even if you say somthng i wont belive it.... beacuse my pears are all in law or a doctor beacuse no tattaos some people hate your tatto but dont say a thing beacuse they think its being mean ( me) and what does that answer have to do with this qouistion??? if your a teacher ( liar) you should know to .../ STAY ON TOPIC duuuuuuuuuuhh.... so whatsoever am right and your wrong so hush up starnger :) bye bye now take care and think about those hidous tattoa... uh whatever bye now:)
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FeelGoodInc

Tattoos don't hurt at all, well for me anyhow. I can stand pain. It might sound weird, but for me, it's a calm sensation. If you can stand pain, then you'll be fine. Also, it depends where you get the tattoo. If you get it just on your arm, then it won't hurt. If you get it where your ending nerves are, like your wrist, then it will hurt. If you get a tattoo like, on your rib cage, then it will hurt also.

What JadePerry said, is a load of bull-crap. Just saying. It all does not hurt that much.

I got my first tattoo on my left upper-arm at the age of 16, and I have a skinny, yet muscular body, and it didn't hurt at all. The sensation was relaxing. I'm looking forward to getting 3 more tattoos.

P.S. Don't let anyone talk you out of getting a tattoo. It's your body. Screw what people say or think. Do whatever you want to do. As long as you get a tattoo that you'll very much like, then you won't regret it.

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I used to cut myself, barely felt a thing even though I went pretty deep. I have a high threshold, but still I wanted to make sure i wasnt buying a gunshot to the arm or anything.
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Me too, but I never went deep. Besides, I used different tools. Anyhow... why am I telling you this? O.o Believe me, it won't hurt at all. The tattoo artists don't even go deep down into your skin. If they did, then the ink would flow into your blood-stream and you would become poisoned. They don't go far though, so don't worry about it. If I can do it, then you can do it also. Don't listen to some of the people who's saying that it's very painful. They're a bunch of p******. Also, it doesn't even feel like a needle going in your skin. If you take the eraser off of the silver part of a pencil, and rub the silver part on your skin... that's what getting a tattoo feels like.
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I would think it would be pretty painful.

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It hurts like hell, it's a needle being dragged across your skin!!

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I was told, by a young woman with beautiful tattoos, that it feels like being scratched by a cat -- through the entire process.

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i do not like totoo.

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