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It's all a matter of prospective and when I find myself getting all high and mighty about the quality of my work versus someone else's, I remind myself that Tattoo is, and always has been, The People's Art.

A lot of folks do not have hundreds or thousands of dollars for tattoos, but they're just like a lot of us who get off work Friday with a paycheck and can't wait to get stewed, screwed and tattooed.

I was raised in Appalachia dirt-poor and broke, escaped when I was 22 and will never forget where I came from.

There will always be a place in this world for $50 ink and may God Bless those who go for it!

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I can give you some credit for your post, but when a co-worker approaches me about getting tattooed as a group from this place (Which is how I got curious about their work) and they are all well paid... Not so much...

One thing for sure is my health is well worth more than 50 dollars...

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Indeed. There's definitely a place for this stuff, but there's no way I'd give em my skin. I personally think the shops that don't go full bore with social media, specials and adverts are a bit more classy. Plus it preserves that feeling of being almost part of an underground community.

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You make a good point. A quote from their website Testimonials page:

"Been going to dagos for years, never a problem never an infection…..I always buy my own cleaners tho ….

Unlike allot of people here, My shop experience has been limited... Mostly because I like to stick with one artist's, I didnt even know that shops like this even existed but like some had said there is shops that cater the 50 Dollars tattoo. Good luck to them and I hope everybody is happy :) .

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Ow my. I was ready to provide you guys with even worse examples but after seeing this, worse examples got up a notch in terms of how bad they are...

P.S. hey by the way. New here. Hope to be a good citizen to these forums.

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Unlike allot of people here, My shop experience has been limited... Mostly because I like to stick with one artist's, I didnt even know that shops like this even existed but like some had said there is shops that cater the 50 Dollars tattoo. Good luck to them and I hope everybody is happy :) .

I'm with ya there, I've only been to one artist as well. I feel like the minority but after striking gold once I have a hard time trusting my body with anyone else!

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:) My first exposure to tattoos were the kind made in kitchens with guitar strings and India Ink from the record store (if you were lucky...) They were very rarely paid for with cash.

I don't have any of these, but I sure do know a lot of folks with them.

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@rufio, lol. Thanks bud... I need it a laugh and so did my son. Thanks again! LOL.

Yeah this one always cracks me up. I still feel kinda bad for that person though.. A thing like this is allmost impossible to coverup.

Maybe amputee it and hang it above the fireplace :p ?

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