So are you superstitious?

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  1. sombunya

    sombunya Use it up, throw it away

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    My wife has a large family in Thailand where superstition abounds. Without trying to sound too condescending, simple people seem to be the most superstitious.

    I also don't believe in karma. I've seen too many cases of good people going before their time and bad people living large.
     
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  3. kage33

    kage33 NRA Life Member, G.O.A Member

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    I'm not superstitious, but I'm a little stitious.
    <Michael Scott>
     
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    I'll have to watch it sometime. I saw the old one a long time ago, but I don't recall many details of it, other than while it's a genre I rarely watch I thought it was pretty good.

    The underlying theme of many popular movies and books is good vs evil which in a real sense goes back to a theological basis.

    "May the Force be with you"... :)





    Trump 2020
     
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  5. Borg Warner

    Borg Warner

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    I believe in chupacabras and weird things that only happen at night.
     
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  6. Maccabeus

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    I'm a little surprised at the honesty in this thread.

    I feel like most people I talk to claim to not be superstitious, until you catch them knocking on wood or freaking out because you opened an umbrella indoors.

    As others, I believe in God and a spiritual realm, but I don't seem to have enough faith to believe that angels or demons draw their power from the relative vectors of black cats, the physical integrity of mirrored glass, or some random ritual I do before another activity. That's just a bridge too far for me.
     
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  7. G26-Has-my-6

    G26-Has-my-6

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    Oldschooltube Flux Capacitor Technician

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    That is correct but ironically I don’t believe in luck.
     
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  9. GeorgiaGlocker

    GeorgiaGlocker Philippians 4: 6-7

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    I am not superstitious at all.
     
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  10. 'Ol Grandad

    'Ol Grandad Director of civil unrest

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    Not even slightly. Don't believe in ghosts or Big Foot.
     
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    I don’t consider myself superstitious, but I don’t see any point in breaking mirrors or walking under ladders deliberately.
     
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    Does a superstious person carrying a rabbits foot for good luck give any thought to the fate that befell the rabbit?
     
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    Foxterriermom No place like home

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    I'm not superstitious in the least, but my fraternal grandmother was. She would just about stroke out if she caught us kids opening her umbrella in the house.
     
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    I am pretty normal, not much on superstition. Other always carrying Windchester silver tips in my .45 ,in case I run into a werewolf.
     
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    Not superstitious in the least. I believe that superstition is learned, or more precisely, the concept of superstition is learned as a child even if it takes different forms as one grows older. Most of it is harmless, like wearing a specific item of clothing each time "your" team plays, but some times it can interfere in making rational decisions.
     
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    fiasconva Standing my ground...

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    I've always thought it was bad luck to be superstitious. *s* But I certainly believe in Karma.
     
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    Superstition aside, not all women like a pearl necklace. What about you Hannie, would you enjoy receiving a pearl necklace ?
     
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    Yes slightly in different areas. I attribute it to being brought up Catholic as a kid in the 60’s.

    Also I used to travel shooting pool. Severe injury ruined that 16 yrs ago. I have never seen anything more superstitious than pool players. It’s laughable to an outsider.

    Certain socks. Chalk has to be held while shooting. Will not lag for break. Must be a certain table. Game must start at a certain time. Certain color shirts they will not play against. A book could be written on players superstitions. Gamblers are the worst!


    DROBIAZG
     
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  19. rogn

    rogn real dogs

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    Its more funny than real, but anyhow I took off with the boat for and afternoons fishing and grabbed a banana to eat on the way to the ramp, 3 miles. Were a mile down a sand farm road, and someone had managed to change and deepen a small pothole which I hit at about 15mph. It was abrupt and the shock snapped one of the roller mounts on the trailer. When I pulled out on the hard road the piece dropped with a clang. I managed to eas back into the sand road and found the remaining roller frame was digging into the hull. Manged to get hold of my son and got him to bing a 2x4 and a couple levers. But the tilt and trim now refused to work................ This went on for a couple of hours. Anyhow I took it as an omen that you didnt even have to put the blasted thing in the boat, even in the tow vehicle it tempted fates.
    Doesnt cost anything to not take them along at any rate.
     
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    Superstitious... No. but supercilious... Yes.


    Not that you'd know what that means. :upeyes:


    :rofl:
     
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