Imagine going to a tattoo studio with a great design but coming out with a design on your body that looks like a total disaster. Would you get angry? Of course, you would. But luckily you are not the one who ended up having an epic fail tattoo. Phew! But someone has it. 

Here, we have compiled a list of tattoos that clearly explain the notation of “expectation vs reality”. You can scroll down to have a look. 

P.S. Don’t get disappointed.




1. “We just wanted the pieces to fit.”

2. Too many characters together

3. “What angle do you want the plane from?” “All of them.”

4. Buddha has never been so relaxed.

5. The lion winks at you.

6. “My next what?”

7. “I call this one my “beer belly.”

8. “My friend’s fiancé thought it would be nice to get her name tattooed on his arm…”

9. Oranges that look like cherries

10. Is it a wolf or a llama?

11. Ariel making a duck face

12. A lion with a really thin mane

13. “Atomic bomb or hoola hoop tree”

14. When English is mixed with French:

15. This octopus looks disappointed.

16. Amanda was turned into ham.

17. Cash can never be extra.

18. Maybe the translation is to blame?

19. “This is supposed to be a fictional purple M&M.”

20. “Is it an old man? Is it SpongeBob’s grandma?”