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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




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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


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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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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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