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
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh Good Lord!

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#2

Son And Daughter

Son And Daughter

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Răzvan Avătăjiței
Community Member
4 years ago

What nightmares are made of

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#3

The Wolf

The Wolf

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Linds
Community Member
4 years ago

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

Gloria Wesson
Community Member
4 years ago

No kidding..! He looks completely and utterly frightened... :(

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Ralf Kupplack
Community Member
4 years ago

Which part of a (human?) body is this?

Donna Oades
Community Member
4 years ago

I was going to say stomach, but I can't see a belly button. I don't see how it could be a back, cos nobody's back swells up like that, surely?!

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Marla Buonodono
Community Member
4 years ago

I can't figure out what body part that tat is on...

Ralf Kupplack
Community Member
4 years ago

Which part of a (human?) Body is this?

Hồng Đức Phan
Community Member
4 years ago

damn it Moon Moon

Gina Acuna
Community Member
4 years ago

What body part is that?

L and P
Community Member
4 years ago

is this the front- or the backside?!

Robert Hamilton
Community Member
4 years ago

Seriously, what part of the body is this?

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Emma Thorp
Community Member
4 years ago

Not even sure what that is tattooed on.

Kevin Hand
Community Member
4 years ago

A wolf that has seen what cannot be unseen

Chiranjeev Sharma
Community Member
4 years ago

It seems like the wolf has seen some shit, it was not suppose to :(

RandomHumanBean
Community Member
5 days ago

and the sad thing is, this is the best one

Andres Washington
Community Member
2 years ago

When you see your mom in a bikini

Cool-As-A-Pineapple
Community Member
2 years ago

It looks shocked/scared :3

Isaac Durán PCM
Community Member
2 years ago

Like a terminal Lassie asking for euthanasia....

Gustavo Muro Marchani
Community Member
3 years ago

What part Is the body is that one???

Radim Hrbáč
Community Member
3 years ago

Where is it, OMG?

Assia Senna
Community Member
3 years ago

Where is it? On stomach? Wtf is that stomach?

Charlie The Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

Shoulder maybe?

Derek Strong
Community Member
4 years ago

Moon Moon?

Jace
Community Member
4 years ago

What is that?

Laura Johnston
Community Member
4 years ago

looks like its trying to sneeze.

Nicki Savage
Community Member
4 years ago

Moon Moon? Is that you?

Monica Siciliano
Community Member
4 years ago

maybe it was a normal wolf, before the belly growth.....

Oliver Prime
Community Member
4 years ago

That wolf looks like he got up in the middle of the night and stepped on an upturned plug.

Phyllis
Community Member
4 years ago

Looks like he is ready to throw up at seeing this tattoo!!!!!

Sally Peterson
Community Member
4 years ago

Looks like he having a OMG ! moments

Sara Shrader
Community Member
4 years ago

The wolf says "uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuugh"

Caitlin Hoechlin
Community Member
4 years ago

That wolf has seen some stuff ????

M.J. J.
Community Member
4 years ago

The wolf with food poisoning?

Wanda Stellingwerf
Community Member
4 years ago

Tatt is on her back ????

Kristina Trick
Community Member
4 years ago

He dropped his toast butter side down

Cody Eriksen
Community Member
4 years ago

It looks like it just got rectal probed.

Hans
Community Member
4 years ago

When realizing the drive to the vet is not just for a vaccination.

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#4

Angry Lion

Angry Lion

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Pinkk Wormm
Community Member
4 years ago

ahah

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#5

Scary Tiger

Scary Tiger

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Luis Milian
Community Member
4 years ago

saddest scary tiger ever!

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#6

Baby Girl

Baby Girl

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Milos Gajic
Community Member
4 years ago

OMFG!

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#7

Daughter

Daughter

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Celeste Spaniel
Community Member
4 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
Community Member
4 years ago

Berb Merler? who is that? lol

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#9

Parilyn Porloe

Parilyn Porloe

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Nicole Zuzak
Community Member
4 years ago

100% sure that's Madonna

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#10

Freddie

Freddie

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Niko
Community Member
4 years ago

Creepy mercury

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#11

Jichael Mackson

Jichael Mackson

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Melody Lanzatella
Community Member
4 years ago

"He touched so many"? INAPPROPRIATE!!!

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#12

Cheerful Bear

Cheerful Bear

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Kelsey Squirrell
Community Member
4 years ago

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

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#13

The Joker

The Joker

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Sally Peterson
Community Member
4 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
Community Member
4 years ago

scary

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#15

Wejrns Werl

Wejrns Werl

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Winter Guest
Community Member
4 years ago

The boy with glasses looks like Ugly Betty...

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#16

Money Talk

Money Talk

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Linds
Community Member
4 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
Community Member
4 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
Community Member
4 years ago

WTF?!?!

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#19

Mama

Mama

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Melody Lanzatella
Community Member
4 years ago

LMAO! After 3 reconstructive surgeries!!!

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#20

Sheleen

Sheleen

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Amanda Scott
Community Member
4 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
Community Member
4 years ago

A chimpion.

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#22

The Dog

The Dog

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Bonnie Drost
Community Member
4 years ago

That face is melting..

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#23

Cute Girl

Cute Girl

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Andi Pfening
Community Member
4 years ago

Fuck...

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#24

Amy

Amy

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Leen Pol
Community Member
4 years ago

Didn't know Amy was also a Vampire

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#25

Elvurs Prursley

Elvurs Prursley

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sunnyrei82
Community Member
4 years ago

nailed it.

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#26

Ryrannosaurus Tex

Ryrannosaurus Tex

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Maria Polańska
Community Member
4 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
Community Member
4 years ago

Yep. Looks like Dookie to me.

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#28

Bustin Bieber

Bustin Bieber

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Lee
Community Member
4 years ago

I can't see the difference.

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#29

Percy Da Dog

Percy Da Dog

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Oliver Prime
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh dear. That poor dog.

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#30

Gulk Hogan

Gulk Hogan

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NoliBelle
Community Member
4 years ago

Why? Why would you do this?

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#31

White Tiger

White Tiger

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Dewi Christiani
Community Member
4 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
Community Member
4 years ago

Bless you, sneezy dog!

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#33

Perfect Portrait!

Perfect Portrait!

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Mmfleshman
Community Member
4 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
Community Member
4 years ago

This one's atleast recognizable

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#35

Nermern Reedus

Nermern Reedus

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Jace
Community Member
4 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
Community Member
4 years ago

Six fingers included ;)

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#37

Jesus Man

Jesus Man

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.gas.
Community Member
4 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
Community Member
4 years ago

Who is that meant to be?

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#39

Baby's Breakfast

Baby's Breakfast

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Vervelende Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

Why...

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#40

Wedward

Wedward

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Linds
Community Member
4 years ago

He has a mullet! bahaha

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#41

Baby

Baby

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Shauday Smith
Community Member
4 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
Community Member
3 years ago

Yikes

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#43

Majestic Tiger

Majestic Tiger

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Emily Softley
Community Member
4 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
Community Member
4 years ago

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

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