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Old September 7 2013, 01:30 PM   #1
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7-9-13

Are people in your neck of the world also getting married like there's no tomorrow on this 'magical' date?
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Old September 7 2013, 01:47 PM   #2
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What are you talking about?
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Old September 7 2013, 01:47 PM   #3
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What's so magical about it?
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Old September 7 2013, 01:48 PM   #4
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Yeah?
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Old September 7 2013, 01:50 PM   #5
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Those numbers are kind of a magic spell (as well as today's date) they work in the same way as 'knock on wood' does (i.e. not at all -but they're very memorable).
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Old September 7 2013, 01:52 PM   #6
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Okay. If you say so.
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Old September 7 2013, 01:52 PM   #7
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its mira furlan's birthday and brazilian independence day. of course everyone gets married today.
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Old September 7 2013, 01:54 PM   #8
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Okay. If you say so.
Well, it is a Nordic thing
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Old September 7 2013, 01:56 PM   #9
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WHY
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WHY
Why what?
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Old September 7 2013, 02:00 PM   #11
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WHY is it special? What does it mean? Where does it come from?

Wait.. are you not allowed to tell us. Is it a Nordic secret.
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Old September 7 2013, 02:01 PM   #12
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What's so special about two months ago??
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Old September 7 2013, 02:11 PM   #13
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^Obviously it doesn't work if you insist on counting time ass-backwards

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WHY is it special? What does it mean? Where does it come from?

Wait.. are you not allowed to tell us. Is it a Nordic secret.
It's magic, that's how it's special, a bit like the hero of a fairy-tale always has to do three tasks... why three? -because three is more magic in the number three than in two and four put together!

7-9-13 are primes, perhaps that's why folk-'wisdom' has ordained them with super-magic powers!?!

Ancient stuff, this, as I wrote; you say the numbers (and / or kock on wood three times) to ward off Nemesis.
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Old September 7 2013, 02:13 PM   #14
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Well that movie did suck, maybe if it had opened in the Nordic lands first y'all could have stopped it from traveling south.
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Old September 7 2013, 02:17 PM   #15
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I only know of the 1934 film... but I guess you're right we could have stopped it -don't know the film though so I don't know that we would've.
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