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    isn't there some sort of superstition about these types of dates or something?

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    Re: 08/08/08

    Wow, never even thought of it.



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    Re: 08/08/08

    "Garland" wrote:
    isn't there some sort of superstition about these types of dates or something?
    Yes.


    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numbers_in_Chinese_culture#Eight

    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=93374315&ft=1&f=1006

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    Re: 08/08/08

    8-8-08 is a good day for weddings... interesting.

    I'm attending a wedding tomorrow... Doesn't say anything about 8-9-08 weddings... so I give it a year.
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    Re: 08/08/08

    "C" wrote:
    8-8-08 is a good day for weddings... interesting.

    I'm attending a wedding tomorrow... Doesn't say anything about 8-9-08 weddings... so I give it a year.
    And you're wearing the puffy shirt!

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    Re: 08/08/08

    i saw so many weddings today. i was in the river valley, on our legislature grounds, and there must have been at least 7 different wedding partys taking pictures.
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    I plan on being lucky today...and getting lucky as well. LOL
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    Re: 08/08/08

    This is one of those dates that works in both the UK and the US, eg for us 9/11 is really 11/9.

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    Re: 08/08/08

    and today is 09/08/09 who gives a crap? just another day
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