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#1    awow

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Posted 26 December 2013 - 08:29 PM

This morning I woke up to find scribble marks, in ink, on my back, right in the middle.  I slept in a t-shirt, no pens in the bed, we don't drink or do drugs so there were no drunken drawing sessions last night, and we don't have children.  This same scribble showed up on my husband's ankle a couple of months ago.  We've had odd happenings in the house (noises, objects moving, etc.) but nothing terrifying or aggressive---I assume.  Our house is over 80 years old, and we do live near a cemetery, if that matters.  I do sage the place now and then, haven't done that in a couple months.

I know that it *could be that one of us is drawing on the other one in our sleep but that also seems odd and distressing.  Plus, one of us would be a sh*tty artist.

Does anyone have experience with this?  How is this possible?  What sort of thing might cause this or do it?

Any advice?  I'm baffled.

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Edited by awow, 26 December 2013 - 08:48 PM.


#2    Brian Topp

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Posted 26 December 2013 - 10:50 PM

View Postawow, on 26 December 2013 - 08:29 PM, said:

This morning I woke up to find scribble marks, in ink, on my back, right in the middle.  I slept in a t-shirt, no pens in the bed, we don't drink or do drugs so there were no drunken drawing sessions last night, and we don't have children.  This same scribble showed up on my husband's ankle a couple of months ago.  We've had odd happenings in the house (noises, objects moving, etc.) but nothing terrifying or aggressive---I assume.  Our house is over 80 years old, and we do live near a cemetery, if that matters.  I do sage the place now and then, haven't done that in a couple months.

I know that it *could be that one of us is drawing on the other one in our sleep but that also seems odd and distressing.  Plus, one of us would be a sh*tty artist.

Does anyone have experience with this?  How is this possible?  What sort of thing might cause this or do it?

Any advice?  I'm baffled.

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Welcome to UM,

I wish report that I am a skeptic and my views may not agree with yours. I don't see ghosts attacking tummies with pens, it just doesn't seem right, it more likely more normal situation than paranormal.

I can think of two causes.

1. A pokemon had attacked you.
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2. The other obivious suggestion is that you may of had that pen marks all day maybe having a purse on your lap. other could be laying on the floor before going to bed, other could be simply you did it and forgot (i am only throwing this out).

Edited by Brian Topp, 26 December 2013 - 10:51 PM.

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Posted 26 December 2013 - 11:16 PM

Thank you for your reply; you're right it doesn't seem right for ghosts to attack tummies with pens!  lol

I could have done that to myself if it had been my tummy, but it was my back.  The middle of my back right above my bra strap.  So, would've had to be hubby doing it while we were both sleeping.  He doesn't recall doing such a thing and if he did it, I slept through it which...that idea bothers me as much as any other one.  What kind of weird stuff are we into anyway?  Sleep body art, now that's disturbing!  

I quit rolling around on the floor when I quit drinking.  :tu:   But you're right, could have been there all day, I just don't know how it got there.  Must look into maybe recording hubby in his sleep, he'll love that.  heh


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Posted 27 December 2013 - 07:21 AM

Sometimes we use whatever is in hand to relieve an annoying itch, my guess is such a moment happened when your bra strap caused vexation and absent minded you used your pen for relief.  Same old trick for itching that ankle, fits down the sock nicely, not an uncommon practice.

Another place to check for strange scribblings would be in each others ears or nose.

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Posted 27 December 2013 - 07:38 AM

Did you check your back before going to bed?
Reason I ask, is you only noticed them in the morning. Unless you checked yourself before hand, you can only be sure they showed up sometime between the last time you checked yourself.

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Posted 27 December 2013 - 08:19 AM

I agree with 'scratchin' an itch' ... the patterns are consistent to that effect ....

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nail polish ? or those finger nail accessories ? or just maybe something between skin and the scratching ... clothing, bedding ... how sure that it is 'pen ink marks' ?

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Posted 27 December 2013 - 10:07 AM

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Posted 27 December 2013 - 03:31 PM

I can safely say that there was no paranormal activity involved in the incident...That is all I am SURE of... :whistle:


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Posted 08 January 2014 - 02:18 PM

You or your husband may be a sleepwalker, or maybe both of you are but I seriously doubt that lol. Set up some cameras and you'll find the answer.

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Posted 08 January 2014 - 02:37 PM

Leave a pad of paper out with a pen and see if it happens again?

I scratch my back with pens absent-mindedly all the time....scribbles happen.


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Posted 09 January 2014 - 08:48 AM

Pretty sure a ghost is playing Pictionary with you.


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Posted 09 January 2014 - 08:48 PM

View Postawow, on 26 December 2013 - 08:29 PM, said:

This morning I woke up to find scribble marks, in ink, on my back, right in the middle.  I slept in a t-shirt, no pens in the bed, we don't drink or do drugs so there were no drunken drawing sessions last night, and we don't have children.  This same scribble showed up on my husband's ankle a couple of months ago.  We've had odd happenings in the house (noises, objects moving, etc.) but nothing terrifying or aggressive---I assume.  Our house is over 80 years old, and we do live near a cemetery, if that matters.  I do sage the place now and then, haven't done that in a couple months.

I know that it *could be that one of us is drawing on the other one in our sleep but that also seems odd and distressing.  Plus, one of us would be a sh*tty artist.

Does anyone have experience with this?  How is this possible?  What sort of thing might cause this or do it?

Any advice?  I'm baffled.

http://i1346.photobu...zpsfa580d1c.jpg

http://i1346.photobu...zps1c547a4e.jpg
I do agree, this is odd. Looking at your pics, I wonder if it's not pen, but discoloration. Maybe you did scratch an itch in your sleep, or possibly it was something else too. I'm not ruling that out.
I wish you also had a pick of your husband's ankle with the marks. It would be neat to compare.

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Posted 09 January 2014 - 11:49 PM

It may have been a ghost trying to tell you what its sleep number is.


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Posted 13 January 2014 - 04:47 AM

That's nuts,any thing else been happening. But I don't think its ink


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Posted 13 January 2014 - 05:39 PM

I would agree that this is an "itchy-scratchy" event. Just another opinion, though.





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