Tattoo Artist Refuses to Tattoo Scarred Leg: Heartless or Justified? 😲

Diply Social Team
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Picture this: you've been in a car accident and have been left with a large, distressing scar on your leg. You decide to cover it with a beautiful tattoo, hoping to turn your pain into art. You find a talented tattoo artist, book an appointment, and pay a deposit. But when you arrive, the artist refuses to tattoo you and keeps your deposit! 😱 This is the unfortunate situation one young woman found herself in, and now the internet is buzzing with opinions on whether the tattoo artist was in the right or the wrong. Let's dive into the story...

The Tattoo Artist's Side 🎨

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The Plan: A Large Leg Tattoo 🦵

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Terms and Conditions Sent 📄

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Clarifying the Rules 📝

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The Car Accident and the Scar 🚗

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Why He Refused to Tattoo 💔

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Fear of Being Sued 😨

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Deposit Drama 💸

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Anger and a Pepsi Incident 🥤

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The Artist's Dilemma 🤔

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The Internet Weighs In: Heartless or Justified? 🧐

So, was the tattoo artist right to refuse the tattoo and keep the deposit, or should he have been more understanding of the young woman's distress? Opinions are divided, and the internet is buzzing with heated debates on the matter. Some argue that the artist was simply following his own rules and protecting his business, while others believe he should have been more compassionate. Let's see what the top responses from the internet have to say about this controversial situation...

Tattoo artist justified in refusing scarred leg, but poor communication.

Jackniferuby | Jackniferuby

Did she read the document before agreeing? 🤔

waterbuffalo750 | waterbuffalo750

Clear terms or heartless discrimination? Deposit payment timing unclear. 🤔

zaxscdvfbgbgnhmjj | zaxscdvfbgbgnhmjj

Tattoo artist and client both at fault. 🤷‍♀️

mimidaler | mimidaler

Tattoo artist's T&C's length debated: YTA or NTA?

cman_yall | cman_yall

Tattoo artist's inflexible policy makes him ESH in sensitive situation 😕

throwawayskeez | throwawayskeez

Business rules followed, NTA for refusing scarred leg tattoo 👍

needsmore_coffee | needsmore_coffee

Customer breaks rules, artist refuses service. NTA. 👍

Emmyfishnappa | Emmyfishnappa

Running a business means weighing the cost of goodwill vs. ill will 💰

BeowulfShaeffer | BeowulfShaeffer

Business advice for tattoo artist on handling clients with limitations. 👨‍🏻💄

Willdiealonewithcats | Willdiealonewithcats

Tattoo artist stands by terms, customer leaves bad review. NTA 👍

duhjakeryan | duhjakeryan

Tattoo artist under fire for refusing scarred leg tattoo 😱

daydaywang | daydaywang

Tattoo artist's refund policy questioned based on T&Cs timing. 🤔

mkerr85 | mkerr85

Tattoo artist has out-of-the-norm rule, but client could have clarified 🤔

sourdoughroxy | sourdoughroxy

Empathetic reply supports tattoo artist's decision to refuse scar tattoo.

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Pricing policies can be tough, even when you're NTA 😕

Foot_Ninja_ | Foot_Ninja_

Customer didn't follow conditions, NTA for refusing tattoo. 👍

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Valuing time: NTA refuses to tattoo scarred leg. 🙌

foilwrappedbox | foilwrappedbox

Communication is key in service industry 📡️. Learning from experiences helps grow businesses.

maddeson9795 | maddeson9795

Clear communication is key when contacting tattoo artists 👍

whatsyourfavsong | whatsyourfavsong

Tattoo artist and customer both at fault for poor communication 😕

TeddyBearMia | TeddyBearMia

Deposit rules ignored, NTA for refusing scarred leg tattoo 😎

aPenguinGirl | aPenguinGirl

Client didn't read documents, NTA. Sign and send back!

DoctorJudgeJimothyMD | DoctorJudgeJimothyMD

Tattoo artist justified for refusing to tattoo scarred leg. NTA.

Daxter2212 | Daxter2212

Customer disregards terms, NTA for refusing tattoo on scarred leg 😍

Nikeitem | Nikeitem

Choosing between Ryanair or John Lewis customer service 😍

freakinuk | freakinuk

Music teacher defends tattoo artist's deposit policy. NTA.

0hBaby | 0hBaby

User defends tattoo artist's decision, suggests preventative measure. 👍

hungrydruid | hungrydruid

Deposit finalizes booking, NTA for refusing scarred leg tattoo 👍

JoeJoegamR | JoeJoegamR

Tattoo artist keeps deposit despite refusing to tattoo scarred leg 😒

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Tattoo artist enforces policy, customer leaves unjust review. NTA wins.

MauraPawNZ | MauraPawNZ

Clear terms and conditions were provided, NTA. Professionalism is key.

spookyhellkitten | spookyhellkitten

Poor communication leads to ESH situation in tattoo shop 😕

handsume | handsume

Trust but verify: Should tattoo artists require a deposit upfront?

Leg__Day | Leg__Day

Misunderstanding or poor policy? NAH, but update policy to clarify.

sigje | sigje

Clear communication and lost time/money. Respond to bad review.

okolebot | okolebot

Customer defends tattoo artist's refusal to tattoo scarred leg. 💯

YouCutOffOneHead | YouCutOffOneHead

Tattoo artist receives support for refusing to tattoo scarred leg. 👏

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Customer didn't follow rules, artist justified in refusing tattoo. 😊

Whenitrainsitpours86 | Whenitrainsitpours86

Tattoo artist and client both at fault, suggests alternative options. 🤷‍♀️

eqfizzgig | eqfizzgig

Client didn't read instructions, NTA and cancellation fees justified. 👍

Floyd-fan | Floyd-fan

Tattoo artist's policy on scarring causes distress and controversy. NTA.

sinloxie | sinloxie

Tattoo artist justified in refusing to tattoo scarred leg. NTA.

deathbaimuffin | deathbaimuffin

Customer agreed to terms, artist not heartless for refusing tattoo.

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Tattoo artist refuses scarred leg, commenter warns other artists. 😱

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Tattoo artist not heartless for refusing scarred leg tattoo 🙏

beadIejuice | beadIejuice

Tattoo artist refuses scarred leg tattoo, sparks debate. NTA wins.

421AlphaQueen | 421AlphaQueen

NTA for choosing a different artist. Do they do coverups? 😏

jayellkay84 | jayellkay84

Tattoo artist keeps deposit after client breaks guidelines. NTA 👍

peachjulia | peachjulia

Tattoo artist justified in refusing scarred leg tattoo. NTA 👍

Bangbangsmashsmash | Bangbangsmashsmash

Recipient of body modification defends tattoo artist's scar policy 👍

juniordove | juniordove

Honesty is key when getting a tattoo, NTA.

Bnb53 | Bnb53

Setting rules and requirements is fair. NTA in this case. 👍

stardirection- | stardirection-

Deposit protects tattoo artist's time & compensation. NTA.

Brainsonastick | Brainsonastick

Customer's ignorance leads to NTA verdict for tattoo artist 😎

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Tattoo artist justified in refusing to tattoo scarred leg. NTA 👍

jillerrs | jillerrs

Customer doesn't read agreement, loses deposit and acts immaturely 😒

cole-w1 | cole-w1

Deposits aren't just for holding appointments, NTA explained 👍

chevron43 | chevron43

Clear terms set, NTA. No need to feel bad 👍

SherbetLemon1926 | SherbetLemon1926

Tattoo artist refuses service, Redditor says NTA and justified 👍

PDX1999 | PDX1999

Deposit for sketch time is reasonable. NTA for enforcing policy. 👍

Amberv63 | Amberv63

Tattooed commenter defends artist's refusal to tattoo scarred skin. 💪

SardonicInk | SardonicInk

Tattoo artist defends refusal to tattoo scarred leg. NTA.

Th3V4ndal | Th3V4ndal

Tattoo artist refuses to work on scarred leg, commenter supports decision.

mrperson1010 | mrperson1010

NTA - Failure to disclose scar, refund not owed. 👍

goddessmirandie | goddessmirandie

Keloid-prone commenter defends tattoo artist's refusal to tattoo scarred leg.

dev_shenanigans | dev_shenanigans

Customer didn't read contract, NTA for refusing service. 👍

ejmmom | ejmmom

Tattoo artist justified in refusing scarred leg tattoo. NTA.

katee_bo_batee | katee_bo_batee

Clear communication and petty actions lead to justified decision. 👍

throwed-off | throwed-off

Discussing scars with the artist beforehand is important. NTA.

wereallcomets | wereallcomets

Tattoo artist justified in refusing scarred leg tattoo 🙏

BugsRatty | BugsRatty

Tattoo artist receives support from fellow tattooer for enforcing policies. 👏

d33rbones | d33rbones

Tattoo artist is NTA for refusing to tattoo raised scar.

spicedweasel86 | spicedweasel86

Clear rules ignored, NTA for refusing scarred leg tattoo 👍

Psychoanalicer | Psychoanalicer

Reading directions is important, entitled customers deserve no special treatment 👍

kw81396 | kw81396

Canceling with short notice may result in a fee 💰

RuderAwakening | RuderAwakening

Taking responsibility for reading terms: NTA comment section 👍

StephieKills | StephieKills

Refund policy questioned in tattoo artist's scar refusal. 🤔

eqfizzgig | eqfizzgig

Setting boundaries and sticking to policies is important. 💪

X0utlanderX | X0utlanderX

Tattoo artist stands up for their time and worth 💪

ra_chacha | ra_chacha

Clear instructions and non-refundable deposit policy. NTA 👍

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Tattoo artist stands their ground, tells entitled customer off 😏

tattooed-and-dumb | tattooed-and-dumb

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