shadesong: *expresses complete opposite opinion*
shadesong: This calls for a highly scientific LJ poll!
Your thoughts on being tickled, please.
Tickle me and die.
I don't like it.
That is playful fun.
That gets me hot and bothered.
EDIT: feste_sylvain says that there are other ways "hot and bothered" could be taken. 'k. Horny, then.
I'm in the "tickle me and die" camp. Tickling is nonconsensual and uncomfortable and sometimes painful and always rude, unless you have established that the person likes to be tickled. And I have had too many assholes continue to tickle me even after I say stop. I have found that "Stop or I will pee on you" works most of the time.
Feste totally respects my "no" re: tickling, of course. But he says that in his experience most people are aroused by tickling. Whereas in my experience, most people want to punch you in the face when you tickle them, and those who don't get stabby mostly scan it as playful, like hair-tousling. So. A poll!