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Old 11.07.2011, 21:25
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tattoos on swiss women

After an afternoon at the local badi and a couple glasses of wine, I have a question; why do so many (presumeably - though I did suss out that most were Swiss) Swiss women have tattoos, usually multiples thereof? Where I come from tats are for biker chicks, rebellious teens who later have them removed, ore white trash like the octomom. It's a genuine curiosity as guys have always had much more latitude with tats and given that CH was so late on the vote, it seems inconsistent that such a cliche for rebellion or prostitution would be so popular. Mind, I hang at the kiddie pool, fully clothed.
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Old 11.07.2011, 21:34
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Re: tattoos on swiss women

Memories of Thai beach holidays.....
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Old 11.07.2011, 21:36
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Re: tattoos on swiss women

I'll have to ask my daughter, just got her first after turning 18 in March:

"Because I likes tattoos, and want more!"

Sorry, that's as deep as it gets.

Tom

P.S. I asked her while we are sitting here watching Eastenders as we speak.

P.P.S. You forgot to mention piercings, those I let them do at 15! (idea being it's just a hole that will close up if left)

P.P.P.S I let older daughter leave home at 16. I even helped her move. She moved back three days later. (Fathers DO know best!)
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Re: tattoos on swiss women

maybe the tramp stamp period has finally caught up here?

http://www.urbandictionary.com/defin...=Tramp%20Stamp

(not for kids eyes, foul language)

ps I do like tatoos (i dont have any and likely never will) but a woman with a classy one on the rips and hips .......)
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Re: tattoos on swiss women

Love tattoos on woman. Sorry, but glad I am not where you are from. Think of it as personal art.
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Old 11.07.2011, 21:45
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Re: tattoos on swiss women

Can't understand it myself either. The most beautiful form is the human body itself. Why tweak nature's finest piece of engineering?

I could care less what others choose to do to themselves, but it turns me right off when women decide to have the blueprint of some mythical winged beast emblazoned across their skin, presumably to impress. If I wanted to be in close contact with some obscure heavy metal goddess, I'd hang around some concert halls in leather gear. On second thoughts....

The ones that really annoy are those written in some foreign characters that clearly require one to ask the wearer what the "deep meaning" behind it is. Like I could give a rat's ass.....?

At the gym, I see these older women with some shriveled old tattoo looking very tatty and the thought runs through my mind: Not looking quite as sexy as when you had this cunning idea in Vegas back in 1982 to have your cat's name harpooned across your back, is it?
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Love tattoos on woman. Sorry, but glad I am not where you are from. Think of it as personal art.
My daughter's best friend designs her own tattoos (very nice, I must say).

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If I wanted to be in close contact with some obscure heavy metal goddess, I'd hang around some concert halls in leather gear.
I hang around in heavy leather gear, but usually when riding alpine passes.

Older daughter has three motorcycle helmets, several leather jackets and pants, a few paris of gloves, and I have seen her in S&M gear, but that was for Carnevale two years ago. Of course, she has been riding since she was one (she will soon be 21).

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Re: tattoos on swiss women

Why do Swiss men have a mullet?

Just one of those ufo things found in Switzerland to which we will never find the answer.
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I hang around in heavy leather gear, but usually when riding alpine passes.

Older daughter has three motorcycle helmets, several leather jackets and pants, a few paris of gloves, and I have seen her in S&M gear, but that was for Carnevale two years ago. Of course, she has been riding since she was one (she will soon be 21).

Tom
It's a free world (more or less) bud, I like the music too, but don't need the female form messed with for my kicks.
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Re: tattoos on swiss women

Personally, I'm just glad that they can do what they want with their bodies without being dragged before a bunch of old men to be judged before being stoned, burned at the stake, or or sold into slavery. As usual, no one's complaining about the boys.
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maybe the tramp stamp period has finally caught up here?
1 Corinthians 13 taken to a whole different level..





My initial thought of course was, at what point would one be in a position to read through all this!?!

Which then spirals off into.. if one were to be in this position, would one really be interested in reading all this?!??!
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Hmm, none of the Swiss women I know have tats. Maybe I just hang with the dorky ones (or cool ones, depending on how you feel about it).
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st2lemans, are you pimping your daughters?
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Old 11.07.2011, 22:02
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Re: tattoos on swiss women

Art aside, also 'tramp stamp', there was a variety of tats, most of them in what I consider less than tasteful designs. Being at the kiddie pool, it's mostly moms, mostly less than model or 17yo bodies (hello, that would be me hence, fully clothed ), so the plenitude of random and oddly placed tats have me wondering. Sure, I'm a white middle-class MS holding wannabe who looks at these somewhat jealously since I may have missed my rebellious youth, but the women who had the most needed them the least. If it were just a 'tramp stamp' or rose on the ankle would be one thing, but over the past few visits to the badi, it's not uncommon to see an entire arm or leg engulfed in tats, tats not very well done and faded I might add.

I asked my husband for a reality check since I don't remember them being so common up North and it does has a similar stigma there....so I was just curious as I also think that it's a common desire among young folks to get them but, depending on social strata, etc, it's usually discouraged, especially for girls since they're hard to remove and, well, some youthful stupidity is easier to forget than a tattoo....
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Why do Swiss men have a mullet?

Just one of those ufo things found in Switzerland to which we will never find the answer.
Please, please don't bring up the red shoes thing again, ok?
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Why do Swiss men have a mullet?
They don't seem to have those down here. The faux-hawk is in abundance though.
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Re: tattoos on swiss women

In a bizarre twist, I think most women I have dated have tattoos and smoke.

I do neither!

Opposites attract?

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P.S. I do like strategically placed piercings, though.... (albeit not on ME!)
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Re: tattoos on swiss women

When i arrived in february, we went to trampolino and it was super crowded. Thats the first time i saw that much tattooed people (not in a tattoo convention). Almost half of the mums there were inked. Me and hubby were pleasantly surprised. I have more than 100 hrs and he´s got around 80 hrs done.
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Art aside, also 'tramp stamp', there was a variety of tats, most of them in what I consider less than tasteful designs. Being at the kiddie pool, it's mostly moms, mostly less than model or 17yo bodies (hello, that would be me hence, fully clothed ), so the plenitude of random and oddly placed tats have me wondering. Sure, I'm a white middle-class MS holding wannabe who looks at these somewhat jealously since I may have missed my rebellious youth, but the women who had the most needed them the least. If it were just a 'tramp stamp' or rose on the ankle would be one thing, but over the past few visits to the badi, it's not uncommon to see an entire arm or leg engulfed in tats, tats not very well done and faded I might add.

I asked my husband for a reality check since I don't remember them being so common up North and it does has a similar stigma there....so I was just curious as I also think that it's a common desire among young folks to get them but, depending on social strata, etc, it's usually discouraged, especially for girls since they're hard to remove and, well, some youthful stupidity is easier to forget than a tattoo....
Maybe 'people up North' should lighten up. What's next? Otherwise fine but socially unacceptable boyfriends because they aren't from the right social strata? Yeah, one can't imagine why they're rebelling....
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