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    GoodTaste is online now Key Member
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    other people are completely turned off

    Does "other people are completely turned off" mean " other people are completely upset (by tatoos)"?



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    MARTIN: Well, you might have noticed that you're going to be seeing more tattoos because it's summertime and people are showing them off. So we thought this would be a good time to talk about why some people seem to be so fascinated by tattoos while other people are completely turned off and what accounts for the growing interest in tattoos. To have that conversation, we've invited one of this area's leading tattoo artists. He has won more than a dozen awards in his field. He is known as Fatty. He is the owner of Fatty's Custom Tattooz here in Washington, D.C.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Re: other people are completely turned off

    It could be a feeling of shock or discomfort. I'm afraid that I do find eyeball tattoos difficult to look at:

    https://vice-images.vice.com/images/...put-quality=75

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    Re: other people are completely turned off

    It could be sexual, but also simply a matter of finding them distasteful.

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