8/8/8 is a very lucky day. What is yours?

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8/8/8 is a very lucky day. What is yours?
« on: 08/08/2008 18:48:38 »
Apart from being the teletext number for subtitles, the chinese find the number 8 and especially three 8s as very lucky. They also find the number 4 unlucky because it is similar to the word for death. Does anyone have a lucky or/and an unlucky number? Why is this number good or bad for you?
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« Reply #1 on: 08/08/2008 21:54:38 »
Its odd how the Olympics kick off on 8/8/8
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« Reply #2 on: 08/08/2008 22:43:55 »
Jason born on the 8th of the 8th 1980 and he was 8 on the 8th of the 8th 1988
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« Reply #3 on: 08/08/2008 22:44:18 »
His Birthday today too :)
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« Reply #4 on: 09/08/2008 19:02:07 »
I started my current job on 8/8/88 so I just made 20 years in post.
(Iknow, I would have got a shorter sentence for murder)
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« Reply #5 on: 09/08/2008 20:15:55 »
My husband and I got married on 9/9/89. In china 9 is the number for longeverty. We have been married 19 years in September (for lazy mathematicians) so it must be working.
Anyone planning to get married should do so next year on 9/9/9.
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« Reply #6 on: 10/08/2008 02:03:19 »
I'll go home and lock the door that day - I am NOT  completely daft.

Now where is my calender so I can be sure to do so.
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