Dabbling in Divination

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  1. Disappearinghead profile image72
    Disappearingheadposted 8 years ago

    I've just had a Chinese takeaway which included a couple fortune cookies. Is this a gateway to the black arts that I should stay away from?



    Sorry it's half ten at night here and I'm tired.

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      Brenda Durhamposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      haha
      I laugh, but I must admit that I get a creepy feeling when I open those fortune cookies.  But I put no stock in what they say.  The thing is, some people may, and that's....silly in a way but yes could be dangerous to their mindset just like delving too deeply into astrology, etc...

      1. Druid Dude profile image60
        Druid Dudeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        The Chinese don't take them seriously...but that could be their PLAN!

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          Brenda Durhamposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          lol
          We just don't know, do we?!

    2. Reality Bytes profile image83
      Reality Bytesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Oh you will be scrying into a mirror or crystal in no time. lol

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    Motown2Chitownposted 8 years ago

    I'm pretty sure the Chinese don't take them seriously because they were an American invention.  My guess is that the OP was being a little on the silly side.

    smile

    1. Reality Bytes profile image83
      Reality Bytesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      They cannot take them very seriously, they are written in English.
      smile

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        Motown2Chitownposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        True.  But, the best ones teach you chinese on the back! tongue

    2. Disappearinghead profile image72
      Disappearingheadposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yep.

  3. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 8 years ago

    Damn!
    I have always lived my life by them, although I seem to remember one that had me a bit worried. smile

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      Motown2Chitownposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Hey, earnest, whatever works, you know? lol

      Obviously, they have some power down under! wink

      1. earnestshub profile image88
        earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I dunno though, I have a friend who read one and went off to wrestle crocodiles in the NT. smile

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          Motown2Chitownposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          LMAO!

          Hey, if it gave him some gusto, I say "All hail the cookie of fortune!

          lol

          1. earnestshub profile image88
            earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            So it's called "gusto" where you come from? lol

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              Motown2Chitownposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Depends on who you ask!  smile  I always think "what the hell?" If it adds some excitement to your life, give it a shot!

              smile

              1. earnestshub profile image88
                earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                I like your "what the hell" attitude, I suspect I have lived my life by it and still do! lol

    2. Disappearinghead profile image72
      Disappearingheadposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      What was it? "You have just eaten Skippy's crispy balls"? XD big_smile

      1. earnestshub profile image88
        earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        lol lol lol

        See I learn something new every day! A believer with a sense of humor who knows something about a country other than his own?

        I'm impressed!!!!


        Are you welsh? I feel pretty sure you're not an American Republican from the deep south. smile

        1. Disappearinghead profile image72
          Disappearingheadposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          I'm an Englishman who's lived in Wales for the last 17 years. A load of my Father's family live in Oz, and I used to watch 'Skippy the Bush Kangaroo' as a kid. smile

          1. earnestshub profile image88
            earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Some of my family came from Wales. I watch what I can of your beautiful country on TV documentaries. It looks picture post card yet as harsh as hell.
            I would like to visit Wales very much. How did you find Oz as a kid? smile

            1. Disappearinghead profile image72
              Disappearingheadposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              I've never been to Oz myself. My father's family emigrated in the 60s as part of the £10 boat people. He joined the RAF and stayed in the UK. 'Skippy' was on UK Children's TV on Saturday mornings.

              Wales is beautiful yes, but after 17 years I think I'm rather tired of it to be honest. The Welsh too do have a different culture to the English. I'm still Saesneg.

              1. earnestshub profile image88
                earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                So back to England then? smile

                I think the current optimism around the royal wedding will give it a lift.
                It's a fairly big economy and it would not take too big a spend by the natives to get it rolling again, then like Australia it could start worrying about inflation. lol

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    just_curiousposted 8 years ago

    Not a gateway to the dark arts, but a few laughs. One of the guys at work got us all adding 'in bed' to the end of our fortunes. It makes for some funny reads.

    1. earnestshub profile image88
      earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I may have to play with that. What a great idea! smile

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        Motown2Chitownposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Oh, earnest, do!  My husband and I do it with EVERY fortune.  It's gets pretty amusing at times!

        1. earnestshub profile image88
          earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Amusing will do it for me every time! smile

 
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