Hiding tats during summer associate stint

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Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby POTUSorSCOTUS » Sat May 30, 2015 3:03 pm

I will be working in a conservative firm in the South. How do I hide the tats on my arms and biceps during events? Many events include outdoor events, so long sleeve shirts may look out of place but I don't know.

Any advice or suggestions?

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby Indy16 » Sat May 30, 2015 3:13 pm

Maybe get a linen or some kind of other breathable long sleeve shirt. You could wear with shorts I guess. Don’t really think you have another option than long sleeves.

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby ExBiglawAssociate » Sat May 30, 2015 3:20 pm

lol @ people who get tattoos and then plan on working white collar jobs

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby Capitol_Idea » Sat May 30, 2015 3:23 pm

Cut your arms off.

Plus they'd have to offer you or DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby POTUSorSCOTUS » Sat May 30, 2015 3:31 pm

Biglaw_Associate_V20 wrote:lol @ people who get tattoos and then plan on working white collar jobs


I got tats when I was 16 ... not sure if I had an intent to do anything back then

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby Holly Golightly » Sat May 30, 2015 3:58 pm

Biglaw_Associate_V20 wrote:lol @ people who get tattoos and then plan on working white collar jobs

I know plenty of people in professional jobs who have tattoos and don't regret getting them.

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby lawhopeful10 » Sat May 30, 2015 4:06 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:
Biglaw_Associate_V20 wrote:lol @ people who get tattoos and then plan on working white collar jobs

I know plenty of people in professional jobs who have tattoos and don't regret getting them.

Yea one of the partners where I am has an ankle tattoo. I think the long sleeve linen shirt is credited though.

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby PoopNpants » Sat May 30, 2015 4:30 pm

You should just use those adhesive plasters that Lebron wore in High school cause they made him cover his tats

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby ExBiglawAssociate » Sat May 30, 2015 5:52 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:
Biglaw_Associate_V20 wrote:lol @ people who get tattoos and then plan on working white collar jobs

I know plenty of people in professional jobs who have tattoos and don't regret getting them.

So do I, but you always run the risk of some asshole like me judging you if you have visible tattoos--not worth it, IMO.

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby ExBiglawAssociate » Sat May 30, 2015 5:52 pm

POTUSorSCOTUS wrote:
Biglaw_Associate_V20 wrote:lol @ people who get tattoos and then plan on working white collar jobs


I got tats when I was 16 ... not sure if I had an intent to do anything back then


Not really sure why you would think of this as an excuse.

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby Mack.Hambleton » Sun May 31, 2015 1:44 am

are they on your forearms? if not then do this:

http://i.imgur.com/IEGta.jpg

if they are on your forearms then just wear the sleeves down


also lol @ tattoo shaming. unless they are on your neck/face/hands who gives a shit

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby POTUSorSCOTUS » Sun May 31, 2015 7:27 am

Mack.Hambleton wrote:are they on your forearms? if not then do this:

http://i.imgur.com/IEGta.jpg

if they are on your forearms then just wear the sleeves down


also lol @ tattoo shaming. unless they are on your neck/face/hands who gives a shit


Prob gna end up doing this

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby ymmv » Sun May 31, 2015 10:03 am

Biglaw_Associate_V20 wrote:
POTUSorSCOTUS wrote:
Biglaw_Associate_V20 wrote:lol @ people who get tattoos and then plan on working white collar jobs


I got tats when I was 16 ... not sure if I had an intent to do anything back then


Not really sure why you would think of this as an excuse.


What's the excuse for your personality?

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby elterrible78 » Sun May 31, 2015 10:45 am

ymmv wrote:What's the excuse for your personality?


There is none. This is one of the most obnoxious posters on this site, and if the real-life persona is anything like what this dick-hole projects here, one of those human beings the world would be far better off without.

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby FloridaCoastalorbust » Sun May 31, 2015 10:52 am

I was an idiot and got two large and visible tats on my forearms when I was 18. Since then - more than 7 years now - I only wear short sleeves at the gym, and never in front of business or networking associates. E.g., I play co-rec kickball each Sunday during the DC summer and wear a long-sleeve dry-fit shirt. I also wore long-sleeves anytime not in my home much throughout undergrad. Such is the price of young stupidity.

Obviously you can't let your tats be seen. So at all casual firm events wear a rolled up long-sleeve oxford, tucked out, with shorts and boat shoes/loafers. You'll sweat a lot - get used to it.

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby 03152016 » Sun May 31, 2015 1:10 pm

ymmv wrote:
Biglaw_Associate_V20 wrote:
POTUSorSCOTUS wrote:
Biglaw_Associate_V20 wrote:lol @ people who get tattoos and then plan on working white collar jobs


I got tats when I was 16 ... not sure if I had an intent to do anything back then


Not really sure why you would think of this as an excuse.


What's the excuse for your personality?

is this what throwing stones from glass houses looks like

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby ymmv » Sun May 31, 2015 2:20 pm

Brut wrote:
ymmv wrote:
Biglaw_Associate_V20 wrote:
POTUSorSCOTUS wrote:
Biglaw_Associate_V20 wrote:lol @ people who get tattoos and then plan on working white collar jobs


I got tats when I was 16 ... not sure if I had an intent to do anything back then


Not really sure why you would think of this as an excuse.


What's the excuse for your personality?

is this what throwing stones from glass houses looks like


Image

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby Holly Golightly » Sun May 31, 2015 2:26 pm

Biglaw_Associate_V20 wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:
Biglaw_Associate_V20 wrote:lol @ people who get tattoos and then plan on working white collar jobs

I know plenty of people in professional jobs who have tattoos and don't regret getting them.

So do I, but you always run the risk of some asshole like me judging you if you have visible tattoos--not worth it, IMO.

Yeah but I don't really give a shit if random assholes like you judge me. (And I actually don't have any visible tattoos, but I have a nose ring I wear on the weekends and do kind of crazy stuff with my hair. And meh.)

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby ExBiglawAssociate » Sun May 31, 2015 3:04 pm

FloridaCoastalorbust wrote:I was an idiot and got two large and visible tats on my forearms when I was 18. Since then - more than 7 years now - I only wear short sleeves at the gym, and never in front of business or networking associates. E.g., I play co-rec kickball each Sunday during the DC summer and wear a long-sleeve dry-fit shirt. I also wore long-sleeves anytime not in my home much throughout undergrad. Such is the price of young stupidity.

Obviously you can't let your tats be seen. So at all casual firm events wear a rolled up long-sleeve oxford, tucked out, with shorts and boat shoes/loafers. You'll sweat a lot - get used to it.


This guy knows what he's talking about. Listen to his advice.

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby ExBiglawAssociate » Sun May 31, 2015 3:07 pm

Whether I or anyone else SHOULD judge someone for having tats is irrelevant. If you are too socially retarded to realize that showing off your tats in a white collar work environment is a faux pas, then you're probably too dumb to be trying for a white collar job in the first place.

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby POTUSorSCOTUS » Sun May 31, 2015 3:19 pm

Biglaw_Associate_V20 wrote:Whether I or anyone else SHOULD judge someone for having tats is irrelevant. If you are too socially retarded to realize that showing off your tats in a white collar work environment is a faux pas, then you're probably too dumb to be trying for a white collar job in the first place.


Hence, the purpose of this thread

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby ExBiglawAssociate » Sun May 31, 2015 3:26 pm

POTUSorSCOTUS wrote:
Biglaw_Associate_V20 wrote:Whether I or anyone else SHOULD judge someone for having tats is irrelevant. If you are too socially retarded to realize that showing off your tats in a white collar work environment is a faux pas, then you're probably too dumb to be trying for a white collar job in the first place.


Hence, the purpose of this thread


Yeah, I was responding to Holly's comment about not caring whether people are judging. You should care.

That said, however, my opinion is never going to change, especially not based on what a bunch of insecure losers think about it (and I just assume that everyone with tattoos is insecure).

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby sublime » Sun May 31, 2015 3:32 pm

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby LawsRUs » Mon Jun 01, 2015 3:23 am

OP, you can, depending on how big they are, pick up a box of muscle pain relief patches at your local pharmacy. If anyone asks, you injured yourself at the gym.

(Also, :shock: sublime)

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Re: Hiding tats during summer associate stint

Postby chem! » Mon Jun 01, 2015 9:12 am

FYI: OP was an alt of a permabanned shitposter, and has been banned.




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