What makes the back of your neck tingle?
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perceived danger, ghosts and dead people.
 
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Wallijohn is right. Your neck wants to raise the hairs on your neck when you sense danger, but since you have no hairs there it just feels like a 'tingling'. Actually, that's why we get goosebumps too. Our skin tries to raise our fur when it's cold, but since we have no fur all we see is bumps.
 
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Attacking mosquitoes, certain tonal harmonies, sometimes my own hair, a good back massage...

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Angelina Jolie's lips (thanks Ian)
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Neck hairs are our vestigial hackles. When I was on the job, I came to have a sense and smell for goblins and came to refer refer to them as "customers". "Customers" raise my hackles.


Rick: Good to see you back. You getting so sedentary that the wife's been dusting you in place? Hope you didn't get her a pressure washer for Mothers' Day.
 
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<-
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<---------------------------------Her voice.
 
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the tongue of a female rubbing slowly against my neck
 
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Quote:

Originally Posted by GlowWorm
Angela Jolie's lips.


Don't you mean Angelina?

Quote:

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the tongue of a female rubbing slowly against my neck


Even if it was Norah Jones?
 
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Hrm... so if "neck hairs stand up because of perceived fear" then why do they also do so in response to profound emotional movement? Music, seeing a loved one, etc have been citing as causing a tingling sensation similar to that of the one cause by fear/danger.
 
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....and if I shave the back of my neck , does that mean i will have NO FEAR ?

(not that i have any
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And thanks for the 'welcome back" , i think............


could be a set-up
 
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