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Old 02-04-2021, 08:47 PM   #46
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Rabbits feet died out? There sure seems like a lot of places selling them still.
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Old 02-04-2021, 09:29 PM   #47
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I remember the last time I ever used Rabbit's feet was maybe 5-6 years ago. Haven't touched one since.
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Rabbits feet died out? There sure seems like a lot of places selling them still.
I think he is referring to the publicity and craze that came from them. When someone says "died out" they usually mean that with society it is not popular anymore. Like how Music.ly died out really quick when Tik Tok launched, so it is not mentioned anymore. And how the "Bernie Mittens Meme" is dead. Nobody really cares for it anymore. That may be biased though since I am comparing this with a bunch of teenagers and not the 30+ year olds who find it funny.

I found a superstition here in the US that seven is a lucky number. In my opinion it is in someway since it symbolizes "divine-ness or holiness or completeness" Like in Revelation you have the "seven seal plagues, seven trumpet plauges, seven churches, seven angels" or how God made the world in 6 days and rested on the 7th, creating the 7 day cycle.

I am pretty religious.
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Old 02-04-2021, 10:23 PM   #48
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I think he is referring to the publicity and craze that came from them. When someone says "died out" they usually mean that with society it is not popular anymore.

Thank you for the lecture but I do know what he was referring to. What i'm saying that it's still popular enough that selling them still generates a fair amount of business. Do you understand?
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Old 02-04-2021, 10:42 PM   #49
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I've been thinking about this, and I guess what happened was that we gradually got more mature; this was shortly before junior high - in a few years boys and girls began to get interested in each other, and you wouldn't get caught dead doing something "uncool". lol. Purple rabbit's feet attached to your backpack were out. Kind of like how, when you reach a certain age, you don't talk about playing with matchbox cars as a guy. Or having Barbies & tea parties if you're a girl. lol. that would be social suicide...and thus no boyfriend/girlfriend prospects!

There were a bunch of wacky 1990's and early 2000's fads when I was young now that I remember it - pogs, different playing card series, a blue lipstick fad for girls, etc etc. Some were "socially acceptable", others marked you as kind of a "nerd" or "immature" to be honest. I'm sure everyone remembers how brutal the school social scene can be.
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Bride and groom must not meet on the day of the wedding except at the altar.

The bride should never wear her complete wedding clothes before the day.

For good luck the bride should wear “something borrowed, something blue, something old and something new”.

The husband should carry his new wife over the threshold of their home.
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Bride and groom must not meet on the day of the wedding except at the altar.

The bride should never wear her complete wedding clothes before the day.

For good luck the bride should wear “something borrowed, something blue, something old and something new”.

The husband should carry his new wife over the threshold of their home.
Oh the humanity.....

Domination starts before the wedding.
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Bride and groom must not meet on the day of the wedding except at the altar.

The bride should never wear her complete wedding clothes before the day.

For good luck the bride should wear “something borrowed, something blue, something old and something new”.

The husband should carry his new wife over the threshold of their home.
I remember someplace in Eastern Europe the bride & groom are tied together, literally, on the day of the wedding! Like Siamese Twins. I think that might be a good idea, given what the divorce rate is in the States these days - some friends of a friend literally separated about a month after the honeymoon!
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Thank you for the lecture but I do know what he was referring to. What i'm saying that it's still popular enough that selling them still generates a fair amount of business. Do you understand?
Oh yes, i see. My apologies for not understanding
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Celebrating or even congratulating someone on a birthday before the day arrives brings bad luck, at least in Russia that is.
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Don't Place Two Mirrors Opposite Each Other. The infinite reflections may look cool, but in Mexico and elsewhere facing mirrors open a doorway for the devil.
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Never Stick Your Chopstick Straight Up

Poking chopsticks down into your food is a big no-no in Japan. The utensils look like the unlucky number four, which means death, and also the incense sticks used at funerals.
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Give a Penny If You've Received Something Sharp

Gifting anything with a blade can supposedly sever a relationship, so if you receive a knife set or a pair of scissors as a present, give the person a coin in return.
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Pretty obvious really....the rabbits ran out of feet
But the rabbit crutches industry boomed, so there's MONEY in it..
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Don't Go Right Home After a Funeral

A Filipino tradition called "pagpag" dictates that people never go straight back to the house after a wake. Otherwise a bad spirit might tag along and come inside. Mourners will make a stop at a restaurant or store first just in case.
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Whistling Indoors Invites Evil

Whistling while you work may be an issue in Lithuania where it's forbidden to whistle indoors because the noise is believed to summon demons.
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