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From Skyrim Meme to Lady's Flesh

Illustration for article titled From emSkyrim/em Meme to Ladys Flesh

Skyrim's "Arrow in the Knee" meme didn't only inspire an epic dubstep anthem. It also inspired this tattoo.


As pointed out on Reddit, guards in the game often say, "I used to be an adventurer like you, until I took an arrow to the knee."


Tattoo artist Nikkisny originally uploaded the tattoo to website FunnyJunk, noting:

I have a lot of silly tattoos along with tattoos that mean a lot to me. I am a professional tattoo artist and plan on being heavily covered. So I do NOT need to hear people bitching about how I'll 'regret it later'. I WON'T. I DO NOT REGRET ANY OF MY TATTOOS! I only live once so I'm doing what makes me happy.. whether you approve or not!

Nikki, I used to be a professional tattoo artist like you, until...

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I used to be an adventurer like you . . [FunnyJunk Thanks tipster!]

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Even though I love Skyrim, this is the mentality I've recently adopted.