What makes the back of your neck tingle?
May 9, 2004 at 5:06 PM Post #4 of 20

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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.
 
May 9, 2004 at 6:42 PM Post #5 of 20

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May 9, 2004 at 8:14 PM Post #6 of 20

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May 10, 2004 at 3:26 AM Post #9 of 20

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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.
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May 10, 2004 at 4:29 AM Post #10 of 20

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May 10, 2004 at 5:58 AM Post #12 of 20

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Quote:

Originally Posted by GlowWorm
Angela Jolie's lips.


Don't you mean Angelina?

Quote:

Originally Posted by grinch
the tongue of a female rubbing slowly against my neck


Even if it was Norah Jones?
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May 10, 2004 at 7:04 AM Post #14 of 20

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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.
 
May 10, 2004 at 11:52 PM Post #15 of 20

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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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