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Spider Web Tattoos

Unread post by CaptainSaveAHoe » March 7th, 2004, 6:03 pm

Ok I am having an arguement with this cat. He says a spider web tattoo on the elbo means that the person did time.

I say that it means that in the past, the person was somehow "trapped"...whether it be from drugs, jail, or just trapped in the lifestyle. So it could mean that the cat was in prison, but it could mean other things too.

Your thoughts?

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Re: Spider Web Tattoos

Unread post by lb516 » March 7th, 2004, 6:06 pm

Well, the spider web tattoo can mean any thing:
1. You've killed, hate, or hit a visible minority
2. Drug or substance abuse addiction
3. Jail Time (prison tat)

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Unread post by Invincible » March 7th, 2004, 8:08 pm

My trainer has a spider web tatoo. I've also recently seen a guy who has web tatoo on his neck.

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Unread post by wcrockets » March 8th, 2004, 9:44 am

In the 80's I would occassionaly see more than one pretty girl in Huntington Beach who had a spider web covering about 1/4 of their face. Pretty crazy.

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Unread post by Conman » March 9th, 2004, 1:48 pm

lb516 wrote:Well, the spider web tattoo can mean any thing:
1. You've killed, hate, or hit a visible minority
2. Drug or substance abuse addiction
3. Jail Time (prison tat)
^^Truth^^

Especially when worn by whites (elbows, knees & sometimes neck) I have never seen a Black man with this tat.

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Unread post by juniorx » March 9th, 2004, 9:17 pm

i see many Bikers with this Tattoo on there elbows... wasnt aware it meant anything.. just thought it was a style of tat..

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Unread post by Snowman » March 14th, 2004, 11:13 am

I used to be an english prison thing, back in the 30s and 40s when no one had tattoos unless they were sailors or ex-cons. A spider web was normally slapped on your elbow if u were doing long bird.

Don't know what it means in america, but over here not many people have it except ex-cons and gays, who do it as an 'ironic statemant' or whatever.

I spoze it's like the teardrop, where a few years ago it's if u were in jail and a loved one died, you'll have an extra teardrop tatted, but now everyone has it.

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Unread post by wcrockets » March 14th, 2004, 3:24 pm

Teardrops can mean more than you did time or a loved one died Snowman.

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Unread post by bgcasper » March 14th, 2004, 6:28 pm

THE SPIDER WEB MEANS ''I WILL NEVER WORK AL MY LIFE '' IT MEANS U CHOSED A LIFE OF CRIME , THE SPIDER SYMBOLISE THE FACT THAT U WILL NEVER USE THAT ARM TO WORK THE SPIDER DID HIS WEB CAUSE THE SHYT AINT MOVIN' ...

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Unread post by E`S`T » March 14th, 2004, 7:09 pm

This dude that plays for the Chicago Bulls, I can't remember his name, has a spider web on his elbow. He is black. Also spider web tats means you're trapped, or you're collecting dust(such as doing time)

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Unread post by CaptainSaveAHoe » March 16th, 2004, 8:17 am

I think Tyrese (black model/singer) has this tat

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Unread post by CaptainSaveAHoe » March 16th, 2004, 8:20 am

oh, Mike Ness from Social Distortion has them as well:
[img]http://www.socialdistortion.com/images/live/019.jpg[/img]

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Unread post by troy b » April 10th, 2004, 9:29 pm

the only person i've seen with that tat was half indian and mexican

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Unread post by T~ » April 11th, 2004, 7:44 am

The only time i have ever seen one was on a cat in jail, it was in an interview with him an he had it on his neck...

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Unread post by T~ » April 11th, 2004, 9:42 am

[img]http://www.convictsandcops.com/images/tat-descrip-2.gif[/img]
look at this jail tat i found.. it says about the spider web at the top

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Unread post by Guest » April 25th, 2004, 10:39 pm

doc dre has that on his hands

1 hand he got a spider and on the otha he got the web

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Unread post by juniorx » April 25th, 2004, 11:06 pm

Grips of Bikers sport this tat.. doing time or not..

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Unread post by Noog » June 3rd, 2004, 9:35 am

A teardrop. A death. Maybe a killer.

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Unread post by smokeridah » June 3rd, 2004, 12:30 pm

Dr.dre has 1 of those spider tattoes in his arm, i saw it hen i was readin the issue of xxl i think

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Unread post by TONY DUB » June 7th, 2004, 1:29 pm

Noog wrote:A teardrop. A death. Maybe a killer.
a tear drop mean someone klose who died dats y baby 4rm kash money got like 3 or 4

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Unread post by TONY DUB » June 7th, 2004, 1:30 pm

TONY DUB wrote:
Noog wrote:A teardrop. A death. Maybe a killer.
a tear drop mean someone klose who died dats y baby 4rm kash money got like 3 or 4
do homie jus told me it kuld mean sum1 u killd

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Unread post by Disco » June 14th, 2004, 2:26 pm

I've only seen this on bikers and skinheads.

The "doing time" explanation sounds the most logical, but the one I was told was that the person had killed before.

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Unread post by jack4hire » June 15th, 2004, 12:00 am

Usually means jail time. These days everyone is getting tats, even banger tats when they arn't in a gang.

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Unread post by hyjinx » August 11th, 2004, 12:39 pm

The webs used to signify jail time...generally someone had to have done more than 5 years and each "circle" in the web signified a year in prison.

That was with the biker gangs anyway.

Now people just think they look cool.

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Unread post by CashvilleL0C » August 19th, 2004, 6:42 pm

Over here the Surs use spider webs on their elbows, and Brown Pride uses eagles. I've seen
a tat of an eagle with both wings spread holding a B in his right talon and a P in his left with a ripped web in his mouth. It almost looks like a torn cloth. As a matter of fact the guy that had the tat just dropped out of Antioch last year. There is a Sur clicc known as Sur 13 in the school and a homie named Angel has the web tat. He says it represents being Trapped in a Thugs Life. I dunno though, it probably jus has many meanings....

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Unread post by YOUNG1_ASEK » August 26th, 2004, 12:44 pm

from what i knwo the spider web tatoo u gotta earn by killin a minority...so racistys are the ones rockin them...even tho im sure some people just think it looks down n dont know what it means...alrato

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Unread post by 1111§ » September 3rd, 2004, 7:48 am

I´m from germany and a lot of skinheads and white surpremacists goz spider webs tatted on them.

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Unread post by W/S » September 6th, 2004, 8:02 pm

naw spider web is a white boy - that wants to be a rebel or look hard tat
but it also a prison tat it mean u trapped and incarcerated n u wanna get out trapped in the system
also they got tats with windows looking at the world on the outs or windows with bars

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Unread post by Sheeklouchdblock » September 9th, 2004, 3:48 pm

Also Some Spider web tatoo's stands for the gemini zodiac sign

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Unread post by W/S » September 9th, 2004, 7:49 pm

what kinda g would get a greek zodiac tat on him

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Unread post by CashvilleL0C » September 9th, 2004, 8:02 pm

Yeah, Ima go get my Libra scalez tat on my shoulder when I get my paychecc, LoL.

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Unread post by Sheeklouchdblock » September 11th, 2004, 1:40 am

W/S wrote:what kinda g would get a greek zodiac tat on him
Who knows, Just replyin to the question.......

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