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I Wonder What New Year Superstitions You Practice

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I can't even remember the last time I made one of these, but this year I decided to use New Year's as an excuse to do something that I've been meaning to do for a long time: I...
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    Happy Chinese New Year to everyone. [You may not be Chinese but... Still happy new year] Gong xi da cai
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    Today is chinese new year festivals. Does anyone knows about it? Happy Chinese New year!
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    I'm a very strong and confident person, so I honestly don't care about anyone's negative opinions of me. I'm not perfect by any means, but I'm a good person and I do my best, and...
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    Do you think about me? I think about you.I think about my lips kissing yours as we hold each other feeling our hearts beating.Have you ever wondered what it be like to be held in...
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    I wonder what if I gotten in the big awesome resource rich school With good looking people with better attitudes A school where I can't really be known by almost all grade level...
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    I want wish a happy Chinese New Year to Chinese people and other people in North America. May the year of the sheep bring luck and fortune to all.
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    Happy New Year! La luna nueva
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    Did you forget your New Years Resolutions already? I hope not
    deadheadhippy deadheadhippy 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I see women and men and I think "Wow, they are so attractive and sexy, they could have sex with anyone they wanted too." It makes me wonder what that confidence would feel like.
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    sometimes I wonder what life would be like if my brushes with death had happened. would my family be in a better place? would my children have better lives? would the everyday...
    tsnuggles tsnuggles 36-40, F Jan 31

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    I do wonder what people think of me, or whether they understand something I say or do the way I meant it. But I also take this literally. Like, if I'm looking at a green chair, and...
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    Happy Lunar New Year to all the Chinese people out there..!!! Gong Xi Fa Cai
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    happy Chinese New Year to all persons of china and the people around the world who liked it :)
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    i wonder what people see in us when we walk by
    Dandrew96 Dandrew96 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 19

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    Sometimes I wonder what people really see when they look at me. Do they see the nice girl whose always smiling? or can they see something else behind my smile?
    Silent15 Silent15 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    You did something wrong, you know "you screwed up". Well what the hell have you got to say for yourself when you "accidentally" do it again? Does knowing "you screwed up" entitle...
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    What is this life you see with your senses? What is all we see and what does the picture of "reality" mean?
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    The only good thing is that i no longer feel guilty about my "sins"...i no longer fear pain or the dark like i used to...when you're empty...sometimes it doesn't even looks worth...
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    Crazy enough.. We are all going to die someday. And I often wonder the days I open my eyes to a new day, until I close them for the next day.. Crazy enough.. We don't even know...
    musicvideographer musicvideographer 31-35, M Feb 10

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    I am just sitting here thinking as I watch the news, job markets etc.. just what he future holds for our children. As a boy, I had no worries about the future. I grew up playing...
    luigiartist luigiartist 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    I am 18 years old, and I have never wanted to die more in my life. I have never been a bad kid, never smoked, done drugs, been drunk, don't party ever, or have had sex. I work as...
    janedoe3456 janedoe3456 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    The real struggle is to live , to keep going no matter how many times you get knocked down . It's hard to keep fighting . I attempted before , if it wasn't for my kid and my family...
    Shaadoww Shaadoww 36-40, F 21 hrs ago

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    I feel like I'm going to put a gun to my head and pull the trigger before the year is out.
    CharmedAmour CharmedAmour 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 1

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    I see people ask this a lot and wonder about it all the time. There are obviously many many reasons as to why we are here and what are purpose is. But I believe there is one...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Shadowghost123 Shadowghost123 18-21 Feb 3

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    Plesiosaur! No wondering needed. It'd be that for sure.
    AngelaNix AngelaNix 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    "Didn't we almost have it all?" This song was playing as I typed this post. And this got me thinking about the what ifs, the what could've beens, parallel timelines or whatever...
    thecasualdilettante thecasualdilettante 22-25, F Feb 9

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