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1/13/12 | Lucky9teen

Posted on 01/13/2012 4:55:13 AM PST by Lucky9teen

Take your pick of what to celebrate today.....


Blame Someone Else Day

When : The first Friday the 13th of the year

What a great time you can have on this day. Imagine all the problems, errors, and mistakes you could heap on someone else today. On this day you don't have to take responsibility or blame for any faux pas on your part. On the downside, this day comes as a double edged sword. While you are busy putting the blame elsewhere, someone might just be putting the blame on you!

So.......if ther is somethin wrong whif the spellin of this artickle, it's not my fallt.....its' yours.

Blame Someone Else Day could just be your day. But, watch out..... any blame you place today, can come back to bite you tomorrow. After all...what comes around goes around.


Friday the 13th

When : Occurs one to three times a year, when the 13th falls on a Friday

Are you superstitious? Then, Friday the 13th is a day you may look forward to with fear! Friday the 13th, is an unlucky day, a day when bad things can happen. Whatever you do, don't walk under a ladder, and don't let a black cat cross your path on this day.

Throughout most of recorded history, the number 13 has been seen as an unlucky number. If you live in fear of the number 13, you suffer from Triskaidekaphobia. More phobias of interest.

Historically, and perhaps a bit oddly in today's world, Friday has been viewed as an unlucky day of the week. We find this hard to fathom. After all, Friday is TGIF!! However, in days gone by, when you put the unlucky day of Friday, together with the unlucky #13, many people believe only bad things can happen.

Interestingly, there is a sizable number of optimists, who embrace Friday the 13th and the number 13. They shrug off the superstition and go buy lottery tickets with the number 13 in it.

For many who never gave it a thought, Jason in the movie "Friday, the 13th" (1980) made believers in the fearfulness of this day.

Friday the 13th Trivia:

Like any other special or wacky day, we encourage you to fully embrace the day and have fun with it. But, don't cower in your room in fear of this day. You'd miss all of the fun and excitement!

Origin of Friday the 13th:

In biblical references, it is believed that Cain killed Abel on Friday the 13th. We are not sure how this was determined, as calendars were unlikely to have been in existence back then.

We do know with certainty, the ancient Babylonian Code of Hammurah omitted the #13 in it's list of laws. Written in 1,700 B.C., it suggests ancient Babylonians considered the #13 to be unlucky.


International Skeptics Day

When : January 13th, or October 13th or first Friday the 13th of the year

International Skeptics Day is the perfect day for you...the "doubting Thomas".

Perhaps the earth isn't really round!? Maybe, the sky isn't truly blue!? Does he (she) really love me!? ........These are the words and questions of the classical skeptic.

By definition, a skeptic is a person who questions or doubts facts and theories. He, or she, is a mis-believer. A skeptic does not accept the "Given". If you are inclined to doubt things that you see or hear, then International Skeptics Day is for you.

If you practice a little, I'm sure we can make a good skeptic out of you. Go ahead, give it a try. And, what better day to practice skepticism, than International Skeptics Day?

Origin of International Skeptics Day:

We suspect that a real skeptic created this day. And, they did so by first creating doubt about the date to celebrate this special day. We found three dates: January 13th, October 13th, and the first Friday of the year. While Friday the 13th sounds intriguing, we have our doubts..........

We encourage you to celebrate skeptics and skeptical behavior on all three dates!

There is some reference to this as an "International" day. True, there are skeptics organizations all over the world. However, we found no documentation of this day being celebrated anywhere outside of the U.S.

Skeptical Organizations - In case you doubted their existence, there are skeptics groups all over the world.


Make Your Dream Come True Day

When : Always January 13th

Make Your Dream Come True Day gives you the opportunity to do something to realize your goals and dreams. Whatever your dreams are, they usually don't come true without some effort on your part. So, today is the perfect opportunity to do something about it.

On this day do something, anything, to move in the direction of achieving your dreams. Sure, sometimes it takes several steps to accomplish them. So view today as a time to get started on them. With a little effort, they will come true!

Favorite Song of Dreamers: Somewhere over the Rainbow and If I had a Million Dollars




TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Humor; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: 13th; friday; ofst; silliness
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1 posted on 01/13/2012 4:55:22 AM PST by Lucky9teen
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To: 2111USMC; 21stCenturion; 2ndDivisionVet; 3AngelaD; 4mycountry; 5Madman2; 66-442hot; 6amgelsmama; ...

WOO HOO

IT'S TIME FOR SOME


CLICK HERE TO BE INCLUDED OR TAKEN OFF THE LIST



You Are 72% Skeptic
While you aren't always skeptical, you generally approach life from a skeptical viewpoint.
You're open to any outlandish claim, but you need proof before you'll believe it.

That being said, you're occasionally willing to go out on a limb and put your faith in idea.
There's a few beliefs you hold because you hope they're true - not because they've been established as true.
Are You a Skeptic?
Blogthings: We Have a Quiz for Almost Everything

2 posted on 01/13/2012 4:58:45 AM PST by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Lucky9teen

Top Ten on Friday the 13th!!!!


3 posted on 01/13/2012 5:00:24 AM PST by eCSMaster (Democrats:always looking for someone else to blame)
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To: Lucky9teen

For the record it’s really, really hard to beat the ping on your phone.


4 posted on 01/13/2012 5:00:50 AM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: Lucky9teen
I live in ILL-ANNOY, so every day is an unlucky day.

5 posted on 01/13/2012 5:03:38 AM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all......)
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To: Lucky9teen
You Are 65% Skeptic
While you aren't always skeptical, you generally approach life from a skeptical viewpoint.
You're open to any outlandish claim, but you need proof before you'll believe it.

That being said, you're occasionally willing to go out on a limb and put your faith in idea.
There's a few beliefs you hold because you hope they're true - not because they've been established as true.
Are You a Skeptic?
Blogthings: We're Not Shrinks, But We Play Them On the Internet

6 posted on 01/13/2012 5:04:17 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: Lucky9teen

Top 10


7 posted on 01/13/2012 5:05:16 AM PST by verga (We get what we tolerate and increase that which we reward)
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To: Lucky9teen

Is it reall Friday the 13th?


8 posted on 01/13/2012 5:05:16 AM PST by CPOSharky (The only thing straight, white, Christian males get is the blame for everything.)
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To: Lucky9teen


9 posted on 01/13/2012 5:09:57 AM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all......)
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To: CPOSharky

Is it really Friday the 13th?

(Dang, need more coffee.)


10 posted on 01/13/2012 5:13:51 AM PST by CPOSharky (The only thing straight, white, Christian males get is the blame for everything.)
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To: CPOSharky

Off today..good day not to be a lumberyard. Winds hitting 30MPH and wind chill as low as a Liberals IQ.


11 posted on 01/13/2012 5:26:53 AM PST by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: Lucky9teen

I choose “Blame someone else day”


12 posted on 01/13/2012 5:30:49 AM PST by Just A Reader
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To: Lucky9teen

13 posted on 01/13/2012 5:31:37 AM PST by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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To: ShadowAce

You win! Go buy a lottery ticket.


14 posted on 01/13/2012 5:36:38 AM PST by Just A Reader
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To: Lucky9teen

IN!


15 posted on 01/13/2012 5:56:05 AM PST by Monkey Face (Home is where you can scratch any place that itches.)
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To: Lucky9teen

I was born on Friday the 13th so it can’t be all bad. Happy Friday before a long weekend everybody.


16 posted on 01/13/2012 5:57:05 AM PST by kevinm13 (Tim Geithner is a tax cheat. Manmade "Global Warming" is a HOAX!)
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To: Lucky9teen

TGIF!!!


17 posted on 01/13/2012 6:24:35 AM PST by Currentriverrat (People are calling our President the Fresh Prince of Bill Ayers, that's not allowed is it?)
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To: Lucky9teen
For many who never gave it a thought, Jason in the movie "Friday, the 13th" (1980) made believers in the fearfulness of this day.

Horror movie nerd alert: Actually, Jason was the psychotic killer in Friday the 13th Part 2 and thereafter.

His dear mother, Mrs. Voorhees, was the killer in the original 1980 movie.

18 posted on 01/13/2012 6:27:56 AM PST by IYAS9YAS (Rose, there's a Messerschmitt in the kitchen. Clean it up, will ya?)
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To: Lucky9teen
TOP TWENTY!
19 posted on 01/13/2012 6:43:01 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Lucky9teen

I’m not going to take that “skeptics” test, because I don’t believe they really measure anything...


20 posted on 01/13/2012 6:52:34 AM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Yorlik803
good day not to be a lumberyard

Personally, I think EVERY day is a good day not to be a lumberyard...

21 posted on 01/13/2012 6:55:41 AM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Izzy Dunne

Its a job. Decent owners, OK bosses and not too bad pay.
Better than wearing a hairnet and asking people” You want to super size that”.
Or sitting at home, drinking a 40 of OE and planning a drive by.


22 posted on 01/13/2012 7:05:29 AM PST by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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23 posted on 01/13/2012 7:09:34 AM PST by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-Free zones are playgrounds for felons)
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To: Lucky9teen
"Round and round she goes, there's a winner every time! Watch your numbers, please. And it stops on Lobo, the sign of the wolf. There's the answer; unlucky at cards? You must be lucky in love. Oh, you kid! 23 skidoo! Chicken inspector!"


24 posted on 01/13/2012 7:10:43 AM PST by Family Guy (I disagree with what you said, but I'll defend to the death your right to shut up.)
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To: Yorlik803
Oh, you mean working AT a lumberyard. Nothing wrong with that.

But your first comment was about BEING a lumberyard.

;-)

25 posted on 01/13/2012 7:11:35 AM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Lucky9teen
Photo Bomb Friday!

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26 posted on 01/13/2012 7:25:03 AM PST by Sax
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To: SERKIT

27 posted on 01/13/2012 7:39:34 AM PST by OB1kNOb (The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty. - Prov 22:3)
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To: Lucky9teen

After being married for thirty years, a wife asked her husband to describe her.

He looked at her for a while...then said, “You’re A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K.”

She asks..... “What does that mean?”

He said, “Adorable, Beautiful, Cute, Delightful, Elegant, Foxy, Gorgeous, Hot.

She smiled happily and said.. “Oh, that’s so lovely.. What about I, J, K?”

He said, “I’m Just Kidding!”

The swelling in his eye is going down and the doctor is fairly optimistic about saving his testicles.


28 posted on 01/13/2012 7:43:02 AM PST by sunny48
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To: Izzy Dunne

There was this guy and he had a girlfriend called Lorraine who was very pretty and he liked her a lot.

One day he went to work to find that a new girl had started. Her name was Clearly and she was absolutely gorgeous. He became quite besotted with her and after a while it became obvious that she was interested in him too.

But this guy was a loyal man and he wouldn’t get involved with Clearly while he was still going out with Lorraine.

He decided that there was nothing for it but to break up with her and get it on with the new girl.

He planned several times to tell Lorraine but he couldn’t bring himself to do it. One day they went for a walk along the river bank when Lorraine slipped and fell in to the river. The current carried her off and she drowned.

The guy stopped for a moment by the river and then ran off smiling and singing: “I can see Clearly now Lorraine has gone”


29 posted on 01/13/2012 7:47:29 AM PST by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Pan_Yan

A tourist in Vienna is going through a graveyard and all of a sudden he hears some music. No one is around, so he starts searching for the source.

He finally locates the origin and finds it is coming from a grave with a headstone that reads: Ludwig van Beethoven, 1770-1827.

Then he realises that the music is the Ninth Symphony and it is being played backward! Puzzled, he leaves the graveyard and persuades a friend to return with him. By the time they arrive back at the grave, the music has changed.

This time it is the Seventh Symphony, but like the previous piece, it is being played backward. Curious, the men agree to consult a music scholar. When they return with the expert, the Fifth Symphony is playing, again backward.

The expert notices that the symphonies are being played in the reverse order in which they were composed, the 9th, then the 7th, then the 5th. By the next day the word has spread and a throng has gathered around the grave. They are all listening to the Second Symphony being played backward.

Just then the graveyard’s caretaker ambles up to the group.
Someone in the crowd asks him if he has an explanation for the music.

“Oh, it’s nothing to worry about” says the caretaker.
“He’s just decomposing!”


30 posted on 01/13/2012 7:48:26 AM PST by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Lucky9teen

Bad Lip Reading

Ron Paul: "If you refuse, I'll haunt your prostate."
31 posted on 01/13/2012 7:52:00 AM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: SERKIT

Far away in the tropical waters of the Caribbean, two prawns were swimming around in the sea - one called Justin & the other called Christian.

The prawns were constantly being harassed & threatened by sharks that inhabited the area. Finally one day Justin said to Christian, “I’m fed up with being a prawn, I wish I was a shark, then I wouldn’t have any worries about being eaten.”

A large mysterious cod appeared & said, “Your wish is granted” & lo & behold, Justin turned into a shark.

Horrified, Christian immediately swam away, afraid of being eaten by his old mate.

Time passed (as it invariably does) & Justin found life as a shark boring & lonely. All his old mates simply swam away whenever he came close to them. Justin didn’t realize that his new menacing appearance was the cause of his sad plight.

While swimming alone one day he saw the mysterious cod again
& he thought perhaps the mysterious fish could change him back into a prawn. He approached the cod & begged to be changed back, & lo & behold, he found himself turned back into a prawn.

With tears of joy in his tiny little eyes Justin swam back to his friends & bought them all a cocktail.

Looking around the gathering at the reef he realized he couldn’t see his old pal. “Where’s Christian?” he asked.

“He’s at home, still distraught that his best friend changed sides to the enemy & became a shark”,came the reply.

Eager to put things right again & end the mutual pain & torture, he set off to Christian’s abode.

As he opened the coral gate memories came flooding back. He banged on the door & shouted, “It’s me, Justin, your old friend, come out & see me again.”

Christian replied,”No way man, you’ll eat me. You’re now a shark, the enemy, & I’ll not be tricked into being your dinner.”

Justin cried back “No, I’m not. That was the old me. I’ve changed....I’ve found Cod. I’m a Prawn again Christian.”


32 posted on 01/13/2012 7:53:04 AM PST by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Lucky9teen
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33 posted on 01/13/2012 7:53:45 AM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: Lucky9teen

Bad Lip Reading

Rick Perry: "I'll fight a chicken with hands."
34 posted on 01/13/2012 7:59:05 AM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Lucky9teen
In honor of this special day....

Jeff Beck - I Ain't Superstitious

As I was driving into work this morning, a black cat crossed the street ahead of me. Seemed like he was in a hurry; he must have a lot of paths to cross today or something...

35 posted on 01/13/2012 8:00:53 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Many things that are rare now were merely unpopular back then.)
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36 posted on 01/13/2012 8:03:11 AM PST by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Lucky9teen

37 posted on 01/13/2012 8:07:59 AM PST by wyokostur
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To: Lucky9teen

Well, this used to be funny ~heavy sigh~

My name be Eboneesha Hernandez, a African-Hispanic-American Girl who jus got a award for bein the bess speler in class. I gots a 67% on the spelin text and 30 points for being black, 5 points for not bringin drugs to class, 5 points for not bringin guns to class, and 5 points for not getin pregnut during the cemester. It be hard to beat a score of 120%. White dude who sit nex to me is McGee from Jaxon Mizipy. He got a 94% on the text but no extra points on acount of he have the same skin color as the opressirs of 150 years ago. Granny ax me to tank all yo Dimocrafts and Liberuls for suportin afermative axion. You be showin da way to true eqwallity. I be gittin in medicol skool nex an mabe I be yo doctor when Barrac take over da healfcare in dis contry.


38 posted on 01/13/2012 8:09:13 AM PST by sunny48
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Steve Bridges as Obama

Steve Bridges as George Bush

George Bush Miss Me Yet? Tour
39 posted on 01/13/2012 8:10:20 AM PST by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Lucky9teen

40 posted on 01/13/2012 8:10:35 AM PST by wyokostur
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To: wyokostur

41 posted on 01/13/2012 8:12:31 AM PST by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Izzy Dunne

In this video, Ron Paul actually sounds somewhat sane.


42 posted on 01/13/2012 8:15:12 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Many things that are rare now were merely unpopular back then.)
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To: Izzy Dunne
Barack Obama - "Trick the Bridesmaid"
43 posted on 01/13/2012 8:19:11 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Many things that are rare now were merely unpopular back then.)
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To: Lucky9teen

44 posted on 01/13/2012 8:20:11 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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45 posted on 01/13/2012 8:22:43 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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46 posted on 01/13/2012 8:25:50 AM PST by wyokostur
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Can't wait for this next season (3):

Premiers January 21st on Science Channel
47 posted on 01/13/2012 8:28:07 AM PST by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers
Black Eyed Peas - Everybody Poops (Bad lip reading)
48 posted on 01/13/2012 8:30:22 AM PST by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Yorlik803
Off today..good day not to be at a lumberyard.

You were saying....?
49 posted on 01/13/2012 8:36:23 AM PST by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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50 posted on 01/13/2012 8:40:44 AM PST by r-q-tek86 ("It doesn't matter how smart you are if you don't stop and think" - Dr. Sowell)
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