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    Hey, does anyone have an idea about why we feel uneasy when someone scratches their fingernails against a blackboard or when you scratch a fork against a plate or something? I was just having some dinner and somehow scratched my bowl with my fork and *shuuders*, I began to wonder why this happens. Is it some reflex reaction which has evolved in humans as time has gone by or is it due to some neurochemicals being released? I would really interested in what people have to say.....because I'm still feeling uneasy about it and I can just about taste the metalness of the fork in my mouth.....
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    Probably causes your bones to vibrate at an awkward frequency or something, and this causes a reflex.

    I don't know!
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    It goes right thorugh us! I don't know, ask a scientist..?
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    it could be something to do with resonence
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    (Original post by jediknight007)
    Hey, does anyone have an idea about why we feel uneasy when someone scratches their fingernails against a blackboard or when you scratch a fork against a plate or something? I was just having some dinner and somehow scratched my bowl with my fork and *shuuders*, I began to wonder why this happens. Is it some reflex reaction which has evolved in humans as time has gone by or is it due to some neurochemicals being released? I would really interested in what people have to say.....because I'm still feeling uneasy about it and I can just about taste the metalness of the fork in my mouth.....
    i dont kno.....but i hate it

    shudders thinking about it
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    (Original post by curryADD)
    i dont kno.....but i hate it

    shudders thinking about it
    ditto, i feel weird just thinking about it. Its a bit like when your nail scrapes a brick real hard. I was running in a race once, and i kind of stopped against a wall. My nail just scraped the wall really loudly and then it broke..
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    (Original post by jediknight007)
    Hey, does anyone have an idea about why we feel uneasy when someone scratches their fingernails against a blackboard or when you scratch a fork against a plate or something? I was just having some dinner and somehow scratched my bowl with my fork and *shuuders*, I began to wonder why this happens. Is it some reflex reaction which has evolved in humans as time has gone by or is it due to some neurochemicals being released? I would really interested in what people have to say.....because I'm still feeling uneasy about it and I can just about taste the metalness of the fork in my mouth.....
    who knows :confused:

    talking about nails... i have fake nails on (don't ask, someone at work did them for me) + they look really good + don't ping off at all... but that's the problem, they won't come off at all + i'm worried they're going to wreck my already dreadful nails. anyone got any suggestions?

    lou xxx
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    (Original post by lou p lou)
    who knows :confused:

    talking about nails... i have fake nails on (don't ask, someone at work did them for me) + they look really good + don't ping off at all... but that's the problem, they won't come off at all + i'm worried they're going to wreck my already dreadful nails. anyone got any suggestions?

    lou xxx
    I've had this problem many a time....
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    (Original post by gemgems89)
    It goes right thorugh us! I don't know, ask a scientist..?
    like me
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    (Original post by lou p lou)
    who knows :confused:

    talking about nails... i have fake nails on (don't ask, someone at work did them for me) + they look really good + don't ping off at all... but that's the problem, they won't come off at all + i'm worried they're going to wreck my already dreadful nails. anyone got any suggestions?

    lou xxx
    go to a nail place and have them taken on

    are these pro fake nails or amateurly done?

    if there pro they will, if not and she didnt use a little scraper thingy on your nails you should be fine
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    (Original post by lou p lou)
    who knows :confused:

    talking about nails... i have fake nails on (don't ask, someone at work did them for me) + they look really good + don't ping off at all... but that's the problem, they won't come off at all + i'm worried they're going to wreck my already dreadful nails. anyone got any suggestions?

    lou xxx
    My sister does nails..ask her.
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    (Original post by gemgems89)
    My sister does nails..ask her.
    ok gemgems sister what are nails?
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    (Original post by eric bischoff)
    ok gemgems sister what are nails?
    the thingys on the end of your fingers
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    (Original post by lou p lou)
    who knows :confused:

    talking about nails... i have fake nails on (don't ask, someone at work did them for me) + they look really good + don't ping off at all... but that's the problem, they won't come off at all + i'm worried they're going to wreck my already dreadful nails. anyone got any suggestions?

    lou xxx
    hmm if there fake,there going to start to come of slowly, and when there about half way down your real nail, get a sfarp file and start to scrape them off from underneath. It hurts but its fast. My friends do it, there could be an easier way but i dont know of it.
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    (Original post by eric bischoff)
    ok gemgems sister what are nails?
    My sister is 29, so she doesn't live with me. So she can't be of any help right now.

    I'm going now, try and get better for tomorrow.

    Goodnight all!
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    (Original post by theone)
    I've had this problem many a time....
    I know what you mean
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    (Original post by gemgems89)
    My sister is 29, so she doesn't live with me. So she can't be of any help right now.

    I'm going now, try and get better for tomorrow.

    Goodnight all!
    goodnight, get well soon! ive lost my voice...hope you dont!
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    (Original post by Anna)
    hmm if there fake,there going to start to come of slowly, and when there about half way down your real nail, get a sfarp file and start to scrape them off from underneath. It hurts but its fast. My friends do it, there could be an easier way but i dont know of it.
    soak them in warm water with asitone

    supposed to make them looser and break the glue bonds
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    (Original post by curryADD)
    the thingys on the end of your fingers
    why nail your fingers into the floor?
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    (Original post by Anna)
    goodnight, get well soon! ive lost my voice...hope you dont!
    peace at last
 
 
 
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