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December 31st, 2012, 10:00 AM   #1
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Happy new year

Happy new year everybody! Just watch out for the next 13/12/13 which is also Friday!!!

13 is a very unlucky number
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December 31st, 2012, 11:33 AM   #2
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13 is a very unlucky number
Why? I get 13 donuts if a baker's dozen
2013 : 0123 ... start of something new ?
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Happy new year everybody!...
Happy New Year to you too!
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[color=#000000]I thought that this prejudice belonged only to Christian countries, because it was the day the leader of the knights templar Jacques De Molay was arrested and had his order dissolved by pope Clement and king Phillip of France. I didn't know this day was considered unlucky in India too! Maybe it is unlucky for another reason?[/color]
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January 2nd, 2013, 04:01 AM   #5
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I didn't know this day was considered unlucky in India too!
Nah! I was just kiddin'.

In India, religious peoples think that 13 is a very lucky day
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I thought that this prejudice belonged only to Christian countries, because it was the day the leader of the knights templar Jacques De Molay was arrested and had his order dissolved by pope Clement and king Phillip of France.
I don't think that's the origin -- it seems to be older than 1307.
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