Originally Posted by root
Why would anyone choose to tatoo numbers on their forearm given the historical connotation of people being numbered in this place?
Yeah, I think the Waffen SS used to do it, didn't they? Number their men, which is what apparently made it so easy to track them down after the war.
Plus, tattoos make you look like a total tool. You may think it's cool now, but what about when you're 60, and your skin's all stretched etc.? It'll look like nothing you'd be happy with. LOL, I even read stuff about chavs with stupid looking tattoos, because they'd tattooed their partner's name onto themselves and then split up, and then got a tattoo with the new partner's name etc.
Reminds me of this, actually: