Tattoos can be a unique and incredibly personal way to express your true self. But we wouldn't have tattoos without tattoo artists who turn our ideas and self-expression into art. That being said, tattoo artists also spend a lot of time fielding dumb suggestions and putting some pretty embarrassing stuff onto people's bodies.
Over on Reddit, user hanisthegreatest asked the question "Tattoo artists of Reddit do you judge people for the tattoos they want to get? If so what was the one you really thought was stupid?" The answers were varied, ridiculous, and sometimes a little too NFSW for me to repeat. But, that aside, here's a selection of some of the very best stories these artists had to tell.