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screwed, blued, and tattooed

1. rude slang Cheated or swindled; unfairly deprived or taken advantage of. Likely of naval origin. I always bring my dad with me when I go to get my car repaired, because I'm always nervous I'll end up getting screwed, blued, and tattooed. We should have won that game, but we were really screwed, blued, and tattooed by the ref.
2. rude slang Having no chance of success or recovery; in a hopeless or unsalvageable position or situation. Man, we are totally screwed, blued, and tattooed if we can't get this prototype working before the big presentation. After yet another flop on the market, the tech company is seeming pretty screwed, blued, and tattooed at this point.
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blued, screwed, and tattooed

1. rude slang Cheated or swindled; unfairly deprived or taken advantage of. Likely of naval origin. I always bring my dad with me when I go to get my car repaired, because I'm always nervous I'll end up getting blued, screwed, and tattooed. We should have won that game, but we were really blued, screwed, and tattooed by the ref.
2. rude slang Having no chance of success or recovery; in a hopeless or unsalvageable position or situation. Man, we are totally blued, screwed, and tattooed if we can't get this prototype working before the big presentation. After yet another flop on the market, the tech company is seeming pretty blued, screwed, and tattooed at this point.
3. vulgar slang Of navy sailors on shore leave, having had sexual intercourse with someone, with a tattoo to commemorate one's naval experience. My old navy buddies always joked that the only thing we wanted to do when we got to shore was get blued, screwed, and tattooed.
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stewed, screwed, and tattooed

vulgar slang Of navy sailors on shore leave, having gotten drunk ("stewed"), had sexual intercourse with someone ("screwed"), and received a tattoo to commemorate the experience. My old navy buddies always joked that the only thing we wanted to do when we got to shore was get stewed, screwed, and tattooed.
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screwed, blued, and tattooed

 
1. Sl. taken advantage of I got a bad deal. I got screwed, blued, and tattooed. When John bought his wreck of a car, he got screwed, blued, and tattooed.
2. Sl. intoxicated. Who wants to go out and get screwed, blued, and tattooed? All four of them went out and got screwed, blued, and tattooed.
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screwed, blued, and tattooed

(ˈskrud ˈblud æn tæˈtud)
1. mod. badly mistreated; badly screwed. When John bought his wreck of a car, he got screwed, blued, and tattooed.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. Who wants to go out and get screwed, blued, and tattooed?
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But even if it is a willful inscription, it's meaning precedes the act of tattooing: in western societies, either as stigma -- a mark of the underclass, or as tatau -- an exotic practice, the tattooed body is defined by an absence, by the failure to signify a not-tattooed body.
Sherzad Mohammed, 35, has got his hands tattooed on the Kurdish font 20 years ago.
Yahya said that he got the flag tattooed not because he loved the government, but for the reason he loves his own country.
Every year I have a number "13" tattooed onto me in a different place to remember her by.
Under an ideal situation, interpretation of gang tattoos may yield the gang's name, geographic region or turf, name of the gang member (often the aka or aliase), even the last name tattooed across the shoulders or on the abdomen as well as information regarding members who have died.
Tattooed: A participant observer's exploration of meaning.
In the 1880s, North American and European women entered the world of circus sideshows as tattooed ladies.
Despite the upcoming court battle, among the 17% of tattooed Americans the Harris Poll say regret their indelible marks, the greatest reason for dissatisfaction is not the safety of the tattoo but having been inscribed with the wrong person's name.
Before he began dancing, he had a large dragon's head tattooed on his shoulder.
When European explorers, such as Captain Cook and Bougainville, stepped ashore, they were often met by islanders who were heavily tattooed. On New Zealand, for example, the Maori tattooed their faces in curved and spiral patterns.
Patriotism is the latest fashion rage, and this 27-year, old Floridian has tattooed his forehead to make sure it never goes out of style.
Like the new social movements from which, she argues, the tattoo community derives, it does not occupy a physical site but "occurs whenever tattooed people talk about themselves, about each other, and to each other--community is a function of that discourse" (18).
The product was introduced to help create awareness among people with tattoos about the potentially harmful effects of sun damage to tattooed skin.
Among soldiers in the US Army, more than one-third (36%) are tattooed, with 22% possessing three or more tattoos.[7] In the United States, tattooing was the sixth fastest-growing retail business in 1996, after the Internet, paging services, bagel stores, computer retail outlets, and cellular phone stores.