Tattoos: Are You Ready to Get a Full Sleeve?

BEAUTY&FASHION

Mark Lichtenstein

5 Min Quiz

How artistic are you?

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Which artist appeals to you the most?

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Do you favor words or images?

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How committed are you?

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How often do you change your mind?

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How disciplined are you about your skin care regimen?

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Are you a beach person?

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Do you have a family history of skin cancer?

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Do you like the idea of getting a personalized tattoo, or mostly flash from the tattoo parlor's wall?

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How many tattoos do you have already?

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Are you thinking of getting the name of a significant other tattooed?

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Do you want to confine your tattoos to the sleeve you have in mind?

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Do you like the idea of getting a tattoo done with all the latest technology, or the old fashioned way?

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Do you mind pain?

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Do you mind having to go back for additional work on the tattoo after the first visit?

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Do you mind having to explain the tattoo to people all the time?

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Do you work in a field that frowns on tattoos?

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Do you have a practical tattoo in mind, like a ruler down the edge of your arm?

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Do you identify with a sports team that you plan to incorporate into the tattoo?

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Do you plan on getting a face tattooed in there somewhere?

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Do you want to shock people with your tattoo?

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Do you want to frighten people with your tattoo?

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Do you want to be mistaken for a member of the Yakuza?

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Do you want people to think you could plausibly be a member of the American Mafia?

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Do you want to be mistaken for an artist with a bit of a rock and roll aesthetic?

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Do you want large geometric forms, like abstract shapes, or a tribal tattoo?

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Do you like the idea of getting a long text tattooed around your arm in a spiral?

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Is this tattoo for you or for other people?

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Will your significant other approve of you getting a tattoo?

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Will your parents approve of you getting a tattoo?

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About This Quiz

A tattoo is a big commitment. Two tattoos are a statement. A sleeve tattoo is a way of life. You would constantly need to explain it to people, care for it, and be okay with not changing anything. Are you ready for it?

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