Thenegativeone

Hello from the UK

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Hi, I've been browsing this site for a while having stumbled across it while doing some tattoo research and it seems a cracking place so I thought I'd join.

I've just recently got my first tattoo from a proper custom shop, one designed by an actual tattooist instead of me, don't get me wrong, my others weren't done by scratchers but let's just say this one is by far the best, the problem is, I've yet to get it finished and I'm already thinking about the next one! This could become expensive.

Anyway that's my introduction I guess, I look forward to being part of this community.

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