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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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    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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    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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    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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    beloved03 beloved03 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    I hate how it's already December and how everyone's already looking for NYE plans. I hate this time of year because I dont have any real friends and I always fear of being all...
    gloriousoutside gloriousoutside 18-21 Dec 1

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    i sometimes wonder whats wrong with me these days like seriously running around the house shirtless throwing food in the air.....i am a dork ig
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    shadow2233 shadow2233 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My new years resolution is to gain about five pounds lol.
    FLAndFF FLAndFF 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I wonder what people really see What I see. Are we seeing the same color? Same shape? Texture? formatting into object, meaning, definition... I believe not because we have define...
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    I'm just wondering how people see me because many people told me that I looked way above my age even though I'm 15 they tell me I look 18, 19 even 20! I think it's probably my...
    mysticaldreams mysticaldreams 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Ever since I quit religion and am free from those bindings, I look for purpose in everything. Perhaps it is my new found love for science or rather finding meaning in everything...
    madeofstars madeofstars 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    I wonder how people see me ...I'm someone who has been ashamed of their physical looks most of their life . I never been happy with the fact that I have dark skin even though I...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    RipperCreak RipperCreak 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 28

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    Right now...its midday...*peeks at clock*...ok..its ten past...im done with this mornings paperwork...got loads done...all up to date now. The carpet had been vacuumed...thats...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Nov 27

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    I over think enough to know there is nothing wrong with me. Its everyone around me and who has ever been around me that make me question my worth. People just treat me like im...
    jcbinns jcbinns 18-21, F Dec 5

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    I sometimes wonder if I would loose my love for life or my spirit when I finally become an adult? I sometimes wonder if life would be better or worse. I wonder if I would ever find...
    Zineq Zineq 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    It's funny.... Most people like me, I don't understand why... I'm really a stand offish kinda person until I get to know somebody is trustworthy and they are worthy enough to be...
    Coffeetyme Coffeetyme 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    Reasons for wanting to do suicide: 1. Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition in which a person sweats excessively and unpredictably. Also known as a social torture. People with...
    Unknown1047 Unknown1047 18-21, M Nov 25

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    "Have you ever thought about how many people think about you? It's so bizarre. Imagine someone, out of the blue, thinking of your face. Something happens; they remember you. Your...
    paradox123 paradox123 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    well today sucks my hormones are out of control and I'm also having a text convo with ma bf about breaking up and another conversation with a kid I've known for 5 years who wants...
    DreaSmurph DreaSmurph 18-21, F Nov 20

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    I started typing "I wonder" and this title popped up. It made me think. What WOULD My life be like if I did? Dare I say... It would be better and Easier?... I make choices...
    HopeGluesMyBrokenHeart HopeGluesMyBrokenHeart 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    sometime I wonder how others see me and what I look like to them
    cookieeeee cookieeeee 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 4

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    I honestly wonder all the time what people really see in me or how I look to others. Am I pretty? Nerdy, like able? Annoying? Too serious? Too sarcastic? I feel I am perceived...
    21falloutsatthedisco 21falloutsatthedisco 16-17, F 5 Responses Dec 4

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    I often wonder if people see how warm and open my heart is. Do they feel the love I give? How do they really see me? To me, it's all so much deeper than what's on the outside.
    thescrap2hisbozley thescrap2hisbozley 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    It was my 14 th birthday on friday, but it felt the same as any other day this is because I feel like I must celebrate every day that I manage to not end my life, not celebrate...
    ardw ardw 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I love the lyric "i feel too cold to live but too young to die." but now, with where I am now, I'm not so sure about that last part. I want to get out, I need a permanent solution...
    jax632 jax632 16-17, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    http://www.blogthings.com/whatshakespeareanplayareyouquiz/ You Are Hamlet. You spend a lot of time reflecting on life... possibly too much time, as it's made you melancholy...
    Vetrov Vetrov 51-55, M 14 hrs ago

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    im tired of living, in a world of cheaters, liers, users, abusers, what's there to be happy about? When ppl can backstab you with a smile while shaking your hand in friendship, or...
    GoldGuard GoldGuard 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 20

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    It's not something I wonder everyday but recently I've been thinking about it a lot more. Maybe there is no purpose. we just exist and that's it
    0815Jade 0815Jade 22-25, F Nov 20

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    Here is my theory: I think the reason we can't seem to figure this out is because we humans are so self-centered that we always think "what is the purpose of MY life" and "why do...
    allaboutsex allaboutsex 41-45, M Nov 21

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    I feel like me, alongside my family, have struggled so much and really wonder if there's a purpose to it all. If I as and individual truly have a purpose and if there is reason why...
    ALostSiren ALostSiren 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    every year I have the same resolutions!! yesterday I added a major one to my list. I just wish I was disciplined enough to stick to them.
    Mj13ahestrella Mj13ahestrella 22-25, F Dec 1

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    Lately I've been wondering this. I simply do not see the ponit in living at all. All we are doing is using up oxygen, and unecessarily taking up space that could be used for...
    Waffl3s Waffl3s 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 5

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    I saw an article today that was about a man at a Detroit Lions game. He saw the lady in front of him texting someone named "Jason". The lady was pregnant and there with a man. The...
    Daniilion Daniilion 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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