View Poll Results: Friday the 13th - How Superstitious Are You?

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  • Friday the 13th is a significant day for bad luck

    2 5.56%
  • There is some but not much signifigance to this date

    6 16.67%
  • Friday the 13th is just another day

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    Friday The 13th - Are You Superstitious?

    Seems like an appropriate time to ask the question:

    Do you think Friday the 13th is a day for bad luck?


    Last edited by Cydar; 07-13-2007 at 11:41 AM.

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    Re: Friday The 13th - Are You Superstitious?

    Of course not, being scared of Friday the 13th is nothing but small minded silliness.


    That said, I'm keeping an eye out for the neighbor's black cat....



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    Re: Friday The 13th - Are You Superstitious?

    there is some significance to this date: Payday!



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    Re: Friday The 13th - Are You Superstitious?

    i am very superstitious



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    Re: Friday The 13th - Are You Superstitious?

    I turned 13 on Friday the 13th, so it is my lucky number.


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    Re: Friday The 13th - Are You Superstitious?

    Payday is a big day in my house as well.

    I gotta say, the one curse that has haunted me over the years has been exercised, and it's like the sun shines brighter, the beer tastes better, everything is soooo much better after that one thing that has haunted me for years was removed. I don't dread upcoming events because I know that there's no hope for success, in fact it almost seems like things go out of their way to conspire to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.

    Yep, the ex is getting married tomorrow. She is someone else's problem now.


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    Re: Friday The 13th - Are You Superstitious?

    Quote Originally Posted by darts180 View Post
    Payday is a big day in my house as well.

    I gotta say, the one curse that has haunted me over the years has been exercised, and it's like the sun shines brighter, the beer tastes better, everything is soooo much better after that one thing that has haunted me for years was removed. I don't dread upcoming events because I know that there's no hope for success, in fact it almost seems like things go out of their way to conspire to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.

    Yep, the ex is getting married tomorrow. She is someone else's problem now.
    You had me till the end. I thought for sure this was just another McCarney rant..



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    Re: Friday The 13th - Are You Superstitious?

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    I turned 13 on Friday the 13th, so it is my lucky number.
    I also turned 13 on Friday the 13th, one of the best borthdays I have ever had...



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    Re: Friday The 13th - Are You Superstitious?

    Hey, in theatre, Friday the 13th is considered good luck!

    It's like telling an actor to break a leg instead of wishing themn good luck.



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    Re: Friday The 13th - Are You Superstitious?

    Wait a minute... what happened to the choice: Friday the 13th is a lucky day? I've always had pretty good luck on Friday the 13th. Sure, my brother has fallen down the stairs and hurt himself, and nearly everyone I know has some story about something bad happening, but I can't say I've ever had an unlucky Friday the 13th. But then again, I also owned a black cat.



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    Re: Friday The 13th - Are You Superstitious?

    I never understood why Friday the 13th was supposed to be "unlucky." Incidentally, this thread spiked my interest enough for me to do a little research....

    Friday the 13th - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    For those of you that don't want to read the article (it's semi interesting) here's a recap:

    "Friday the 13th is an odd, unfounded cultural phenomenon. It has only marginal (and shaky) historical significance. Ultimately, it makes airlines lose money because some people chose not to travel during Friday the 13th for fear of something 'bad' happening."

    That being said, Friday the 13th is always fun for me, if only for the "Ooooooooh it's Friday the 13th" factor



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    Re: Friday The 13th - Are You Superstitious?

    There's no such thing as luck on a consistent basis.



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    Re: Friday The 13th - Are You Superstitious?

    I have never never had any bad luck on Friday the 13th. For me, its all of the other days that are unlucky. Or maybe I just have good luck on Friday the 13ths and normal luck the other days.....hmmmm....



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    Re: Friday The 13th - Are You Superstitious?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    There's no such thing as luck on a consistent basis.

    I agree with that, no such thing as good luck. But, as we have seen as Cyclone football fans, and for those who root for the Cubs, bad luck seems to stick to you.


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    Re: Friday The 13th - Are You Superstitious?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonesrule91 View Post
    You had me till the end. I thought for sure this was just another McCarney rant..
    Maybe she got tired of the anti dan rants too.


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