Bad tattoos are nothing short of an urban legend - there are so many posts dedicated to them, and yet you never see one in real life. For better or for worse these tattoo fails are kept hidden in sweater sleeves, pants or socks. Seeing one is as rare as a unicorn sighting.

There's no denying that inking someone without turning it into a tattoo fail requires quite a lot of skill, but if it' so bad that it's actually good, does that mean that your ugly tattoo was made be a professional? When in doubt with the previous question, you can always check the quality of your ink by doing a simple trick - face swap. Just take your body drawing and combine it with the real thing. If it still looks quite presentable, chances are you are good to go. In the list below, though, we have gathered the fine specimens of the bad and the funny face swaps.

The saddest part is that you are stuck with your worst tattoo for life unless you do a cover-up tattoo or muster up the courage for terribly painful laser removal. Anyways, while watching these we do feel pity, laughter is also guaranteed!

#1 Mreddie Fercury

Mreddie Fercury

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Cody Eriksen 2 years ago

Oh Good Lord!

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#2 Son And Daughter

Son And Daughter

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Răzvan Avătăjiței 2 years ago

What nightmares are made of

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#3 The Wolf

The Wolf

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Linds 2 years ago

That wolf looks like it's seen some scary shit go down.

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#4 Angry Lion

Angry Lion

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Pinkk Wormm 2 years ago

ahah

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#5 Scary Tiger

Scary Tiger

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Luis Milian 2 years ago

saddest scary tiger ever!

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#6 Baby Girl

Baby Girl

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Milos Gajic 2 years ago

OMFG!

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#7 Daughter

Daughter

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Celeste Spaniel 2 years ago

She wasn't there when they took the photo.. *scary music*

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#8 Berb Merler

Berb Merler

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Luis Milian 2 years ago

Berb Merler? who is that? lol

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#9 Parilyn Porloe

Parilyn Porloe

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Nicole Zuzak 2 years ago

100% sure that's Madonna

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#10 Freddie

Freddie

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Niko 2 years ago

Creepy mercury

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#11 Jichael Mackson

Jichael Mackson

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

"He touched so many"? INAPPROPRIATE!!!

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#12 Cheerful Bear

Cheerful Bear

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Kelsey Squirrell 2 years ago

Wtf!!! I'd be so pissed!!!

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#13 The Joker

The Joker

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Sally Peterson 2 years ago

the real joker is the crappy tattoo artist ? if that's what he considers himself

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#14 Cute Baby

Cute Baby

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Hans 2 years ago

scary

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#15 Wejrns Werl

Wejrns Werl

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Winter Guest 2 years ago

The boy with glasses looks like Ugly Betty...

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#16 Money Talk

Money Talk

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Linds 2 years ago

I love that Ben Franklin looks like a baked potato! ha.

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#17 The Bear

The Bear

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sunnyrei82 2 years ago

It shocked me, not that it's really bad, but that it covers their whole back (or front?)

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#18 Sparrow-Dog

Sparrow-Dog

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

WTF?!?!

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#19 Mama

Mama

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Melody Lanzatella 2 years ago

LMAO! After 3 reconstructive surgeries!!!

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#20 Sheleen

Sheleen

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Amanda Scott 2 years ago

These people obviously went to some ill-reputed, third rate tattoo artists! I don't think they're even artists. Pretty much looks like they gave the job to a child to do...

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#21 A Chimp? A Lion? I Just Don't Know

A Chimp? A Lion? I Just Don't Know

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Benny Lava 2 years ago

A chimpion.

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#22 The Dog

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Bonnie Drost 2 years ago

That face is melting..

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#23 Cute Girl

Cute Girl

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Andi Pfening 2 years ago

Fuck...

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#24 Amy

Amy

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Leen Pol 2 years ago

Didn't know Amy was also a Vampire

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#25 Elvurs Prursley

Elvurs Prursley

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sunnyrei82 2 years ago

nailed it.

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#26 Ryrannosaurus Tex

Ryrannosaurus Tex

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Maria Polańska 2 years ago

Looks like a baby drawing. Maybe his child did that?

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#27 Grean Dae

Grean Dae

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Frank Perkins 2 years ago

Yep. Looks like Dookie to me.

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#28 Bustin Bieber

Bustin Bieber

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Lee 2 years ago

I can't see the difference.

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#29 Percy Da Dog

Percy Da Dog

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Annelies Panda 2 years ago

So ugly are these tatoo's.

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#30 Gulk Hogan

Gulk Hogan

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NoliBelle 2 years ago

Why? Why would you do this?

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#31 White Tiger

White Tiger

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Dewi Christiani 2 years ago

the nose looks freakin weird,a honeybee stung or snake bite :-/

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#32 Bit Pull

Bit Pull

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Mikkel Hansen 2 years ago

Bless you, sneezy dog!

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#33 Perfect Portrait!

Perfect Portrait!

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Mmfleshman 2 years ago

Not only is the tattoo bad but the guy wearing it must have lost a drunken bet

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#34 Ladies And Gentlemen, The Beotles!

Ladies And Gentlemen, The Beotles!

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Kelsey Squirrell 2 years ago

This one's atleast recognizable

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#35 Nermern Reedus

Nermern Reedus

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Jace 2 years ago

I had no idea WTF he was carrying until the second image. And what's that on the crossbow? Anthropomorphic cartoon brass knuckles??

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#36 Jermes Hertfierld

Jermes Hertfierld

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Veronika Urbanová 2 years ago

Six fingers included ;)

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#37 Jesus Man

Jesus Man

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.gas. 2 years ago

So I guess they won't be joining us for Easter service...? ;-)

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#38 Success

Success

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Donna Oades 2 years ago

Who is that meant to be?

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#39 Baby's Breakfast

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#40 Wedward

Wedward

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Linds 2 years ago

He has a mullet! bahaha

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#41 Baby

Baby

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Shauday Smith 2 years ago

i appreciate the color attempts... but floating baby head............

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#42 Fhris Carley

Fhris Carley

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Stacy Denman 1 year ago

Yikes

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#43 Majestic Tiger

Majestic Tiger

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Emily Softley 2 years ago

Wtf!! If the 'artwork' isn't bad enough, why the one arm and red eyes?

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#44 Steve-O

Steve-O

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Indian Gallivanters 2 years ago

To be honest this one is pretty close to reality... :D Good job!

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