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I'm currently doing a paper on tattoos and professionalism for a class of mine, and that got me thinking. I have always heard mixed responses from people concerning wrestlers with tattoos. A lot of the time, religion comes into the discussion, but Jordan Burroughs seems to be rather faithful but has a ton of ink. Some people love it, some hate it, and some are indifferent. What are your thoughts?

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From a work perspective, my two tattoos are visible only if I wear shorts, which at wrestling events is pretty rare considering the time of year it is. The only time you'll see me with any visible tattoos showing during an event I'm working is in Fargo and maybe a warm-weather convention destination.

 

Being on TV several times a year, arm and forearm tattoos are not something I would be looking into, but then if you watched the show "Chopped" on Food Network, you'll notice several of the TV chef personalities have visible tattoos on their hands, etc.

 

I thought long and hard before getting my first one and considered what it meant and where I got it. If you don't have any plans going in business, fine. But also be mindful when traveling too. In Azerbaijan, shorts were essentially not around. One time walking around the Baku market, me and Craig Sesker at USAW were the only two people we spotted all day wearing shorts. So visible tattoos can be taboo in some places.

 

If you're an international business man and meet someone from say Japan and have visible tattoos, well, you're probably not going to land the deal since tats have associations with organized crime in Japan. Perception.

 

My tattoos are about family. I have my family coat of arms on the outside of my right calf (done in January of 2004), while I have my daughter's first and middle name on the inside of my right calf (done July of 2012).

 

They weren't issues on casual fridays, i think more now because the culture in wrestling (and i've worked in two big wrestling offices) is they're prevalent.

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I think everyone should get a neck tattoo of their favorite ex-girlfriend.

 

 

My girlfriend and I have been fighting a lot lately. I am more or less out of room on my neck, but I have been thinking of somehow morphing my swastika into her name. You know, just to show her how much I really love her. Can you recommend a good font? Olde English?

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I think everyone should get a neck tattoo of their favorite ex-girlfriend.

 

 

My girlfriend and I have been fighting a lot lately. I am more or less out of room on my neck, but I have been thinking of somehow morphing my swastika into her name. You know, just to show her much I really love her. Can you recommend a good font? Olde English?

When in doubt go with Old English, it never fails. It is much easier to morph Old English into a dragon when she drops you and comes to me.

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I decided to get a tattoo after I finished wrestling. So far I've worked at two large investment banks, a top tier public accounting firm, and a top boutique investment shop all so far with no issues (Only time it's been seen has been company outings and gym visits). Avoid the face, hands and forearms and you'll be fine.

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Not sure if this guy wrestled but he has since had a change or heart since getting a Mitt Romney tattoo on his face!

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I think that he had it removed literally the day after the election.

 

However, i can't help but wonder this: had Willard Mitt Romney , darling of the "tea party" won and carried out his term(s), what now?

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Not sure if this guy wrestled but he has since had a change or heart since getting a Mitt Romney tattoo on his face!

mitttat.jpg

 

I think that he had it removed literally the day after the election.

 

However, i can't help but wonder this: had Willard Mitt Romney , darling of the "tea party" won and carried out his term(s), what now?

 

Romney wasn't a big Tea Party guy. Far from it, take a look at the state health insurance legislature he put in place in Taxachussets. He was a pretty centrist guy, but he was crucified by the media as they protected the Golden Boy.

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Not sure if this guy wrestled but he has since had a change or heart since getting a Mitt Romney tattoo on his face!

mitttat.jpg

 

I think that he had it removed literally the day after the election.

 

However, i can't help but wonder this: had Willard Mitt Romney , darling of the "tea party" won and carried out his term(s), what now?

 

Romney wasn't a big Tea Party guy. Far from it, take a look at the state health insurance legislature he put in place in Taxachussets. He was a pretty centrist guy, but he was crucified by the media as they protected the Golden Boy.

 

Quite the contrary! That must explain why the "tea party" (quotes because they supported a RINO and didn't really stand behind their supposed "principles") backed him, supported him, and voted for him in droves (although they're only 20% of the electorate), eh?

 

You can't claim you're for all of the things that this supposed "tea party" claims to support, yet vote for a RINO who first implemented Willard Mitt Romneycare, darling of the "tea party."

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Many years ago, I was the assistant HS wrestling coach. I had old College Fraternity Greek letters on my left side of lower left leg.

 

I didn't think much of it but then one kid in wrestling room was sporting new tattoo. I asked him how come he got it at younger age and did he let his parents know? His reply? "I see you and the head coach sporting the tattoos on the legs so why can't I? As for the parents, no- I don't plan to tell them and I will not."

 

So, since then we covered them up with high sock or wrestling pants. We didn't want the angry parents come in and blasting us for influencing them.

 

Ah well. The kids...

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Romney wasn't a big Tea Party guy. Far from it, take a look at the state health insurance legislature he put in place in Taxachussets. He was a pretty centrist guy, but he was crucified by the media as they protected the Golden Boy.

 

Quite the contrary! That must explain why the "tea party" (quotes because they supported a RINO and didn't really stand behind their supposed "principles") backed him, supported him, and voted for him in droves (although they're only 20% of the electorate), eh?

 

You can't claim you're for all of the things that this supposed "tea party" claims to support, yet vote for a RINO who first implemented Willard Mitt Romneycare, darling of the "tea party."

 

Of course the Tea Party supported him over Obama. Romney may have been a centrist, but he's not a socialist nor a racist. He was the lesser of two evils, to the Tea Partiers.

Not sure where you got that he was the "darling" of the Tea Party. During the primaries, that was proven to be anything but the case.

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Romney wasn't a big Tea Party guy. Far from it, take a look at the state health insurance legislature he put in place in Taxachussets. He was a pretty centrist guy, but he was crucified by the media as they protected the Golden Boy.

 

Quite the contrary! That must explain why the "tea party" (quotes because they supported a RINO and didn't really stand behind their supposed "principles") backed him, supported him, and voted for him in droves (although they're only 20% of the electorate), eh?

 

You can't claim you're for all of the things that this supposed "tea party" claims to support, yet vote for a RINO who first implemented Willard Mitt Romneycare, darling of the "tea party."

 

Of course the Tea Party supported him over Obama. Romney may have been a centrist, but he's not a socialist nor a racist. He was the lesser of two evils, to the Tea Partiers.

Not sure where you got that he was the "darling" of the Tea Party. During the primaries, that was proven to be anything but the case.

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So then they don't really stand for these supposed "principles" that they claimed to stand for then, did they?

 

And, yes, he was CERTAINLY the darling of the "tea party," once he was the nominee. They backed him, supported him, and voted for him in droves (20%, as I said) during the campaign and election. He most certainly was their darling while all of that was going on.

 

Bottom line? They stand for nothing. :lol:

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Not sure why were discussing Romney on a wrestlers with Tattoos line but??? I personally like most tattoos and as far as I'm concerned, if they want to work as hard as they do, put in the hours, keep good grades, practice constantly and get ridiculed by people like us..... Get any tattoo you want, you deserve it. After putting in that much work for the team I would be proud to have the tat!

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So then they don't really stand for these supposed "principles" that they claimed to stand for then, did they?

 

And, yes, he was CERTAINLY the darling of the "tea party," once he was the nominee. They backed him, supported him, and voted for him in droves (20%, as I said) during the campaign and election. He most certainly was their darling while all of that was going on.

 

Bottom line? They stand for nothing. :lol:

 

You mean people of a party that supported one candidate during a primary, fell in line with another candidate for the general election? Like, I don't know, maybe the Hilary supporters in 2008? Did they stand for anything?

While I'm not a fan of the Tea Party, they certainly stand for some pretty basic things. Personal accountability, smaller government, etc. Just because you may not agree with it, doesn't mean you can state they stand for nothing.

That would be like me saying you stand for nothing, simply because I disagree with persecuting innocent, white Duke lacrosse players, simply because they come from wealthy families. While I disagree with your personal support of this policy, I also recognize that this is what you stand for.

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If they stood for "principles," they would have written in a candidate that matched their "principles."

 

If they stood for personal accountability and smaller gubment, why then did they wholeheartedly back a candidate who first implemented socialized medicine in the U.S., backed "president" George C- Bush, and never took for responsibility for his class warfare, 47% statement?

 

Empty loudmouths who stood for NOTHING.

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If they stood for "principles," they would have written in a candidate that matched their "principles."

 

If they stood for personal accountability and smaller gubment, why then did they wholeheartedly back a candidate who first implemented socialized medicine in the U.S., backed "president" George C- Bush, and never took for responsibility for his class warfare, 47% statement?

 

Empty loudmouths who stood for NOTHING.

 

I already addressed why they supported Romney. He was closer to their ideals than Obama, is this really hard for you to understand? Again, do you think this is the first time a group rallied behind a candidate following the primaries, or do you struggle to grasp this sort of thing?

Why the "quotes" around President for Pres Bush? Was he not a two term president?

 

Re: Class warfare, are you joking? Romney simply stated a fact, that nearly half the country pays no federal taxes, so they'll vote for the guy who promises them more free stuff. Even you can get that, right? Without class warfare, Obama gets run over. Do you think people voted for him based on track record?

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