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#16    freetoroam

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:22 PM

View PostLady Kasey, on 30 January 2013 - 08:36 PM, said:

Where?
Center rural France, French on my mothers side.

In an ideal World a law would be passed were NO guns were allowed and all those out there destroyed, trouble is the law makers are not going to take a risk of trying to pass that without making sure they are armed first.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:47 PM

View Postfreetoroam, on 31 January 2013 - 01:22 PM, said:

Center rural France, French on my mothers side.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:48 PM

View Postouija ouija, on 30 January 2013 - 08:20 PM, said:

Never walk past another(coming in the opposite direction), on a staircase ....... bad luck for both of you.
What? where? how? whyyyyyy? haha, how did this one come about?
Could become tricky this one.

In an ideal World a law would be passed were NO guns were allowed and all those out there destroyed, trouble is the law makers are not going to take a risk of trying to pass that without making sure they are armed first.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 08:02 PM

When you have boiled eggs, you must always put a hole in the bottom or smash the eggshell so that witches can't use them as boats. :w00t:

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 08:22 PM

View Postfreetoroam, on 31 January 2013 - 06:48 PM, said:

What? where? how? whyyyyyy? haha, how did this one come about?
Could become tricky this one.

I don't know ..... I can just remember, as a very small child, being yelled at by my sister to go back up the stairs, not pass her on any account. I was young enough not to question it ..... just accepted what anyone bigger than me said! :lol:

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 08:25 PM

View Postouija ouija, on 31 January 2013 - 08:22 PM, said:

I don't know ..... I can just remember, as a very small child, being yelled at by my sister to go back up the stairs, not pass her on any account. I was young enough not to question it ..... just accepted what anyone bigger than me said! :lol:
Yeah I've heard this one too.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 08:29 PM

Oh aye, another couple.

If you put any of your clothes on inside out, you should leave them that way for good luck. It's bad luck to take them off, put them the right way out and put them back on.

And also, it's bad luck to put new shoes on the table.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 08:33 PM

If you drop a utensil on the floor,someone is coming to visit. The type of utensil indicates the sex.A spoon is a woman ,knife or fork is a man
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If you don't want the visitor to come,you're supposed to step on the utensil before you pick it up .

I just heard this Chinese one . If a pregnant woman looks at a rabbit for too long,the child will be born with a harelip .

In Japan ,you never write someone's name in red ,or stick chopsticks upright into a bowl of rice .Both can mean death .

Whatever you do on New years eve,is what you will do all year long .For example,if you cry on new years ever,your coming year will be full of tears .

If you sleep with a piece of wedding cake under your pillow ,you will dream of your future spouse  .




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Posted 31 January 2013 - 08:36 PM

There are tons and tons of Japanese ones ,and I can't think of any .It's annoying me ..

Mostly to do with the dead ,or spirits...argh .

There's one here about crows. If you see crows sitting on a telephone wire.The number of them each mean something . Like seeing one means you will be alone all day .

Also for us,a black cat crossing your path .If its crosses right to left,it means bad luck ,left to right is good luck .

A bird tapping on a window means someone in the house will die .

Seeing an owl means a coming death of a loved one.

A clock stopping means someone in the house dies .

I want to say there's one about death if you hear a certain animal screech ,but I forget which animal it is .

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 08:43 PM

If you can peel an entire apple without the peel breaking.. If you toss it over your shoulder, it will land in the form of the initial of your future spouse.

And of course for brides... Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. And it's bad luck for the groom to see the bride on the wedding day before the ceremony.


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Posted 31 January 2013 - 08:53 PM

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Here are some Japanese ones . As for their numbers.I've never heard of number 9 being bad luck .
Only number four and number seven.That's because they both have Shi . In them .
There are alternate words for both number four and seven ,for this reason .
Shi also means death,but despite the kanji for it being very different for the numbers four and death,it freaks them out .
Four is shi ,seven is shichi .
Their alternates are yon and nana .


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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:09 PM

View PostQueen in the North, on 31 January 2013 - 08:29 PM, said:



If you put any of your clothes on inside out, you should leave them that way for good luck. It's bad luck to take them off, put them the right way out and put them back on.
Yeah we done this and came to conclusion that its best to just put them back the right way as to looking like a p ** t for a day.

View PostQueen in the North, on 31 January 2013 - 08:02 PM, said:

When you have boiled eggs, you must always put a hole in the bottom or smash the eggshell so that witches can't use them as boats. :w00t:
how big are your witches?

In an ideal World a law would be passed were NO guns were allowed and all those out there destroyed, trouble is the law makers are not going to take a risk of trying to pass that without making sure they are armed first.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:22 PM

Tbh I'm not really superstitious.

You can tell I'm not when I don't actually know any.
But I'm aware of walking under ladders and the number 13.
However the number 13 is suspiciously missing on quite a few things.
From hotel rooms and footie squad numbers to levels on a skyscraper.

Tbh my sister does have a thing about me passing her on the stairs.
That's only because it's a tight squeeze.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:25 PM

View PostSimbi Laveau, on 31 January 2013 - 08:33 PM, said:

If you drop a utensil on the floor,someone is coming to visit. The type of utensil indicates the sex.A spoon is a woman ,knife or fork is a man
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If you don't want the visitor to come,you're supposed to step on the utensil before you pick it up .

I've heard of this, but here, fork=woman, knife=man, spoin=child.  When I was younger, I was a waitress.  One night I dropped a whole tray of silverware- we were swamped!  My boss told me to never drop silverware again! Lol
Whenever you blow out a candle you wish for something, not just on birthday cakes.  I always wish that my family and friends are safe.
Killing a spider will make it rain.  Things come in threes- good and bad.


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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:28 PM

View Postglorybebe, on 31 January 2013 - 09:25 PM, said:

I've heard of this, but here, fork=woman, knife=man, spoin=child.  When I was younger, I was a waitress.  One night I dropped a whole tray of silverware- we were swamped!  My boss told me to never drop silverware again! Lol
Whenever you blow out a candle you wish for something, not just on birthday cakes.  I always wish that my family and friends are safe.
Killing a spider will make it rain.  Things come in threes- good and bad.
And killing money spiders will make you lose money, and is bad luck.

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