McDonald's receipt tattoos may win you some favor with the hard workers at the Golden Arches of your fave McD’s restaurant, but one would think the envy ends there. But for 18-year-old Norwegian teenager Stian Ytterdah, he now has both arms to remember his fond fast-food memories and the cost of the ink to create them.
According to ABC News on April 2, the teen’s “first tattoo started as a joke between friends.” His second tattoo is actually a copy of the bill for the first one. No one can ever say to this teen, “Did you save the receipt?”
“Now I’m a living billboard, but I think it’s all just fun,” Ytterdah said. “Maybe it won’t be as fun when I’m 50 or 60 years old, but that’s my choice.”
And what a choice it was. We’re sure his parents must be oh so proud. (They’re not.)
“McStupid supersized,” writes UK’s Daily Mail.
The teen, from Lørenskog in southwest Norway, says he got the first tattoo out of “punishment” from his friends.
“Some of my mates thought I had been a bit too active on the ladies front recently and wanted to punish me,” he said. Since when do guys punish each other for their so-called "conquests?"
As for the second tat? “When we were in the restaurant on Monday, they said I had to tattoo a Barbie doll on my bum, or the receipt on my arm,” Ytterdahl said. And of course, a challenge thrown down by friends must be met with equal bravado or else suffer the consequences of being viewed as a person with common sense.
The Daily Mail says the first tattoo gave his mother a “breakdown.” Despite that, he went for stupid tattoo number two.
Explains our McDonald’s free advertiser: “I got an email from my dad that wasn’t entirely positive, saying ‘What on earth have you done?! Do you think you are coming home with that!? Your mother has had a break down,’” Ytterdahl explained.
He has since launched a Facebook page under the name “The man with the McDonald’s tattoo.”
“I might even get a job at McDonald's now,” he joked. How about just getting a job? And a little intellect wouldn’t hurt either. Does McDonald’s sell any of that?