Most of us have heard from an elder that we shouldn't get tatted up because the art won't look good when we're old and wrinkled, but that's so not true. If Hollywood has shown us anything about tattoos, it's that old sailors and mob guys still look badass when they're pushing 80, but that also extends beyond television and movies. These people really exist, and while not all of them look as great as they did when they were your age, their skin would still be old and wrinkled so at least they have some art and interesting stories to tell right?

Long story short, if you're at a legal age and want to get meaningful ink but there are naysayers, share these photos with them then 'Drop that Nae Nae' all the way to the parlor.

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[via PolicyMic