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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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The Tattooer soon finished his task: And at last Seikichi brought himself to put down his brush.
Garcia said the type of customer that is drawn to the tattooer style varies from older tattoo veterans to young-hipster-tattoo virgins who are attracted to the lifestyle.
The wrapping, the tattooer's image of the courtesan spider, and the wrapped, the young courtesan, are now indistinguishable and have become a deadly gift to circulate among the routs of the pleasure quarter.
The following have marked themselves for life with our logo or their own interpretation of our logo: John F - Tattoo by: David Baldero Dean Lawrence, Steve Manton, Gary Bolus - Tattoo by: Modern Electric Tattoo Mark T - Tattoo by: Master Tattooers of Bexleyheath (Owner Graham Hodgson) Dawn, Rachel, Andrew, Jamie, David.
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Make sure you do your research when you're getting tattooed: tattooers are like any other artist out there; they have their specialties and things they dislike doing.
"Two were on tattooers, and one was on this gangster from Florida who sold a bunch of weed and wanted his eyelid tattooed," he said.C JonBoy, a New York-based tattoo artist who gave Bieber his cross and who has tattooed many other celebrities, half-joked that in the past, if he spotted someone with a face tattoo, "I'd walk on the other side of the street."C Indeed, one saw a face tat and thought: Aryan Brotherhood or gang member or sideshow performer.
There was a whole thing among tattooers in the community about how no one was gonna do Taz again," says Debi Obregon, owner of Mom's Tattoos.
She said: "Tattooers are talented artists in their own right, they just choose to work on skin as opposed to paper.
These techniques help tattooers avoid punishment, but they sacrifice quality.
However, in a recent study of young adults who were mostly college students, only 3% of tattooers or piercers reported engaging in sadomasochistic activities (Frederick & Bradley, 2000).
Similarly, although Cerchiari vehemently condemns what for him is the depraved and invincible taste of abnormal and barbarian individuals (Chiromanzia 149), he also concedes that, for instance, in Polynesia tattooing is "una vera arte e i tatuatori non dissimilmente dagli artisti europei sono divisi in iscuole" (225) la veritable art, and tattooers, not unlike European artists, are divided into schools].
Tattooers who work in shops cost more not only because they have to pay taxes and rent but also because they have to respect environmental health regulations.
Like tattooers, hair stylists, decorators, and graphic designers, they are "quasi-artists."
Often working himself sick, stressing over his attempts to create designs he feels can compete with those of his idols, whether they be tattooers or Ukiyo-e masters.