As you may remember, the professionals at Seattle Skin and Laser are partnering with The Stranger to give away one free tattoo removal. Now it's time to vote for the WORST and THE WINNER! There's 18 terrible tattoos to choose from, so cast your vote in this official Slog WORST TATTOO CONTEST™ now!

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We'll tally the poll numbers at 9 am, PST on Monday September 16th.
More photos after the jump...

1. Tig - Sad Palm Tree with Birds
  • 1. Tig - "Sad Palm Tree with Birds"

2. Shelly Ken (She got this in Vegas and hasnt seen Ken in 12 years)
  • 2. Shelly - "Ken" (She got this in Vegas and hasn't seen Ken in 12 years!)

3. Heather - Bacon n Eggs Smiley (she says this tattoo happens when youre hungry and stoned)
  • 3. Heather - "Bacon n Eggs Smiley" (she says this sort of tattoo happens when you're hungry and stoned)

Keep reading, to see them all!

4. Ashley Dylan with Cross and Butterfly
  • 4. Ashley - "Dylan with Cross and Butterfly" (tattooed by a very bad "family" member)

Rachel - Ohana (means means family in Hawaiian, tattooed by someone on painkillers)
  • 5. Rachel - "Ohana" (means means family in Hawaiian, tattooed by someone "on painkillers")

Christy - Gyrl (although it was done in the riot grrl era, she didnt ask for gyrl)
  • 6. Christy - "Gyrl" (although it was done in the riot grrl era, she didn't ask for "gyrl")

Joe - Two Pentagrams (on his damn forehead!)
  • 7. Joe - "Two Pentagrams" (right on his damn forehead!)

Matthew - It Used to Say Lisa (a tale of love gone wrong)
  • 8. Matthew - "It Used to Say Lisa" (a tale of love gone wrong)

Melissa - Ungrateful Dead (she has nothing against the band, but this is just a bad tattoo)
  • 9. Melissa - "Ungrateful Dead" (she has nothing against the band, but this is just a bad tattoo)

Nick - Symmetrical Dot People (because once he was crazy in love!)
  • 10. Nick - "Symmetrical Dot People" (because once he was crazy in love!)

Alicia - Bleeding Heart with Snake (she gets asked if its an apple with a worm)
  • 11. Alicia - "Bleeding Heart with Snake" (she gets asked if it's an apple with a worm)

Becky - The Celtic Knot (an ankle atrocity!)
  • 12. Becky - "The Celtic Knot" (an ankle atrocity)

Renai - Hope (done by a 45-year old Canadian biker. She hopes it can come off!)
  • 13. Renai - "Hope" (done by a 45-year old Canadian biker. She HOPES it can come off!)

Sarah - Its Supposed to be a Dragon (a tribal dragon, that is)
  • 14. Sarah - "It's Supposed to Be a Dragon (a "tribal" dragon, that is)

Suzanne - A Crappy Pretzel? (Or is it a butterfly?)
  • 15. Suzanne - "A Crappy Pretzel?" (Or is it a butterfly?)

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Marteen -  I Was 18 and Just Wanted a Tattoo
  • 16. Marteen - " I Was 18 and Just Wanted a Tattoo"

Tracy - Winged Labia Minora on a Cherry Twig (and its on her boob!)
  • 17. Tracy - "Winged Labia Minora on a Cherry Twig" (and it's on her boob!)

Tom - The Christian Fish (hes not even Christian anymore)
  • 18. Tom - "The Christian Fish" (he's not even Christian!)