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I Wonder What New Year Superstitions You Practice

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    I Eat Black Eyed Peas

    Supposed to be good luck. Hehe. Plus, I like them a lot.
    nunyabeezwax nunyabeezwax 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 28, 2010

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    New Year Superstitions

     I wonder if you guys have any New Year's Eve superstitions.  In my culture, we do. We wear stripes for long life and polka dots for wealth. If you choose not to wear such things, then we have round things around the house and when the clock strikes 12, you take a...
    reset reset 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 31, 2009

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    Lay Low

    I'm not kidding. I lay low, fly under the wire.I make no resolutions, promises or wishes. Quietly I wait for the morning. I believe bombarding myself with promises I have never kept, will help me or anyone.  True to the spirit of the "New Year"..I do want to clean...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 2 Responses Jan 1, 2010

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    New Year ...

    We have done this since i can remember , it's called first footing !A dark haired person has to cross the threshold at 12 midnight carrying a piece of coal .Always have food in the cupboard to start the year as we mean to go on.Clean hose so it's spotless and i mean SPOTLESS...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 22, 2011

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    Any ???????????????

    I'm somewhat up on a few, like ...................... What you are doing at the stroke of midnight will set the score through out the year.  Jim and I used to be in bed doing what we do best,making love. Now living here with mil, all these years have passed with us praying...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 31, 2009

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    Every Flippin' Year....

    Every year my mom makes disgusting black-eyed peas and shoves them down every ones throat. She believes they are good luck but not enough to eat them herself!!!
    butterflytears13 butterflytears13 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2009

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