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I Am Not Superstitious

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    Not At All

    I am not superstitious at all.  I will open an umbrella in the house, walk under a ladder, step on the cracks.  etc.   I used to be superstitious but now that I am older I know they are just silly old wives tales.  I love to read about different...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2009

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    Why!

    I just don't see the point. I've walked under ladders, I have 2 black cats, I've accidentally broken a couple of mirrors....none of it has brought me bad luck. I think it just tends to be coincidence.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 27, 2012

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    Never Have Been

    Knock on wood, I've never needed luck or superstious charms.
    VickieBonne VickieBonne 41-45, M Feb 4, 2012

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    It goes much deeper. People are generally only

    superstitious because they - of course, how could they not? - have some sense of the complexity of lifes interwoven threads which surround one. Because they don't have the guts to look deeply into all of this, they are superstitious instead. It's a cheap superficial way to...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M Sep 23

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    Stupidstitions

    Let's leave the superstitions to the Dark Ages, a time when people can not explain events because of limited knowledge. We're living in a new world of information and rationality. The reason why you're financially broke is not because you didn't close the toilet cover that day...
    Always3am Always3am 31-35, F Nov 30, 2012

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    Old Wives Tales

    I am not a superstitious person but I have heard quite a few of these in my lifetime.  The bold are the ones' I've heard.  Any additional tales you've heard I didn't mention? Don't tickle an infants feet; it will make them stutter when they get old enough to...
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 22, 2009

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    I'm getting tired of people asking me to

    purchase one more product just because my total equals a significant number. Numbers do not mean anything, especially numbers from the past.
    iamokaynow iamokaynow 31-35, M Aug 4

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    I Am Not Superstitious - Not Any, Have Never Been

    BUT THEY ALL ARE. VERY SUPERSTITIOUS - THEY BELIEVE IN DEVILS, GODS, ALIENS, GHOSTS, SUCCUBI, AND UNIMAGINABLE NUMBER OF THINGS. Some might even "exist" - BUT MOSTLY BECAUSE THEY MAKE THEM.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 Dec 23, 2009

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    I Was Born of Friday 13th

    I was born on Friday 13th! How much luckier can you get?...... My mother being the strong willed person she was.. decided that I was not going to brought up with silly superstition and made my life quite ordinary. Or so she thought.  My Godfather promptly went out and bought...
    dotswiegs dotswiegs 51-55, F Sep 29, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    It's really strange, but when I happen to check the time on my phone (am or pm) it'll read 9:11. Does this happen to anyone else?
    arigray arigray 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    It is bad luck to fall out of a thirteenth story window on Friday. - Proverb
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This is the place to offload. I had a very frustrating moment in my work yesterday as I was teaching how easy it is to be superstitious, citing Michael Shermer and his theory...
    TrevorThomson TrevorThomson 26-30, M 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    When my good friend and beloved mentor Galileo Galilei invited me to his home that evening, I did not know I was about to have bestowed upon my person an honour so great; indeed...
    PYWACKET PYWACKET 61-65, M 3 Responses Oct 29

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    This is silly but true... Don't know why I think this ...maybe I'm just superstitious ??
    roseanne00 roseanne00 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I wanted to describe myself but I don't know how, so instead I used a hetalian paste up thing. I'll do more. The Allies America (Alfred F. Jones) You love hamburgers (x) You...
    AlabasterFrog AlabasterFrog 13-15 18 hrs ago

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