Artist quits mid-tattoo because client voted for Obama

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  1. deverrant

    deverrant VIP Extreme Gold

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    So this guy who gets tattooed at my shop and another came by the other day, immediately after being thrown out of the other shop, allegedly for saying he voted for Obama.
    It was Thursday.
    The artist had drawn some freehand guidelines on him and had a small portion of what he'd set out to accomplish done. Apparently they started talking politics and when the client said he'd voted for Obama the artist said he couldn't tattoo him anymore and told him to get out.

    I even took a pic.

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    I'm smelling bullshit.
     
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    Guess he had to draw the line somewhere :c
     
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    I think it's time for a new civil war.
     
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    who gets a tattoo of a meteor?
     
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    deverrant VIP Extreme Gold

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    Now obviously there are two sides to every story, and I only have one side. I personally know the artist in question so I suppose I could get his side, IF I decided to bring it up, but I dunno.

    The guy I heard it from seemed pretty sincere. He's in the shop a lot, often just to say hi. He was visibly rattled and worried about the completion of his piece. So I don't doubt he got booted out... just don't know definitively that the reason was as simple as he claims.
     
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    deverrant VIP Extreme Gold

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    No, that's human shit. Time to change your diaper.
     
  8. idiotbox

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    so are you gonna finish his tat of the milky way or whatever the fuck that is?

    ink him a nice space shuttle and some little green men too.
     
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    :lol:
     
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    :facepalm:

    [video=youtube;iUxkFCBPgx4]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUxkFCBPgx4[/video]
     
  11. PI Nate

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    so gargle faggot...
     
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    That dude dodged a bullet. He almost got a real shitty tattoo
     
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    FUCK no. Like I said I know the artist personally, and am friendly with him. So unless I got his "blessing" I wouldn't jump in on his work. It's just not done.
    Plus this guy has a lot of pull in the area... he's very involved with the local convention, etc and has always treated my shop well. Not a bridge it would be wise to burn.
     
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    Mrs. Ivan.
     
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    the lunch truck guy asked me who i voted for before i paid for my teriyaki chicken and rice platter. when i answered "OBAMA!" he charged me a dollar more.



    i hate socialism.
     
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    I see what you did there...:c
     
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    I care about this an awful lot.
     
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    I figured, my love. :wub:
     
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    You're a nice king.