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23 hours ago, TGP said:

Question, April 12: Do you enjoy olde maps; do you enjoy drawing your own maps?

 

I enjoy olde maps as a curio but it's not something I would spend money on.

 

As to my own maps - I think the word "functional" works best here! ::D:

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Questions for April 13:  Do you consider Friday the 13th to be an unlucky day?  Do you now or have you ever owned a black cat? 

 

 

 

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25 minutes ago, Inarah said:

Questions for April 13:  Do you consider Friday the 13th to be an unlucky day?  Do you now or have you ever owned a black cat?

 

I do consider it to be an unlucky day and avoid going anywhere (except work, where my boss is not swayed by the argument). I won't try to paint anything today, as I know it will just not work out well.  

 

I have not owned a black cat, I never open umbrellas indoors, I have never walked under a ladder, or scaffolding (which I consider to just be horizontal ladders) and I have lucky items, like earrings or shoes for specific things. For example, I have a pair of earrings I call my public speaking earrings, and the whole office notices when I'm wearing them, "Oh, I see you have Court today."

 

Basically, I'm an embarrassing pile of superstitions and habits

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31 minutes ago, Inarah said:

Questions for April 13:  Do you consider Friday the 13th to be an unlucky day?  Do you now or have you ever owned a black cat? 

 

 

 

 

Question the First: Nope.

Question the Second: First cat I had growing up was all black with yellow eyes. I still miss Goblin. :) 

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I don't consider the 13th to be unlucky.  I think I've had a t least one black cat.  The think is because it was a barn cat when I was young, so ownership is kind of fuzzy.  Might have been one of our cats or might have been someone else's that like to hang out at our place.

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34 minutes ago, Inarah said:

Questions for April 13:  Do you consider Friday the 13th to be an unlucky day?  Do you now or have you ever owned a black cat? 

 

 

 

 

Nope!  

My housemates have 2 black and white cats, which is the closest I've been to owning a black cat.

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On 12/04/2018 at 4:48 AM, TGP said:

Question, April 12: Do you enjoy olde maps; do you enjoy drawing your own maps?

 

 I enjoy old maps, but not excessively so. I'd recommend "A History of the World in Twelve Maps" by Jeremy Brotton to anyone who is interested in the subject.

 

 Like many others here I do enjoy creating my own maps, but it is very time consuming to make good ones.

 

 

1 hour ago, Inarah said:

Questions for April 13:  Do you consider Friday the 13th to be an unlucky day?  Do you now or have you ever owned a black cat? 

 

 

 

 

 I would consider it VERY unlucky to walk under a black cat...

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45 minutes ago, Inarah said:

Questions for April 13:  Do you consider Friday the 13th to be an unlucky day?  Do you now or have you ever owned a black cat? 

 

 

 

 

I like Friday the 13th. Specifically April Friday the 13th. It is the anniversary day for Sir Cyr and I! Arguably our first date was in March 2012, but a friend outted us as dating and we officially coupled on Friday, April 13th, 2012. So if anything, it is a lucky day, and this anniversary is even better (not all April 13ths are Fridays).

 

My mom has a sweet black cat named Godiva. She is adorable and "mushy". She greets people by becoming mush at their feet and demanding to be pet. She's gentle and awesome. 

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54 minutes ago, Inarah said:

Questions for April 13:  Do you consider Friday the 13th to be an unlucky day?  Do you now or have you ever owned a black cat?

 

A day like any other.

 

I'm a Dog person, no cats allowed.

I do pet them when I meet one when visiting a cat person...but I do not want one.

 

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I like Friday the 13! My mom and I actually consider it lucky and usually get a scratcher at some point during the day. I haven't had a black cat, but, if I weren't allergic, I'd get one in a heartbeat.

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59 minutes ago, Inarah said:

Questions for April 13:  Do you consider Friday the 13th to be an unlucky day?  Do you now or have you ever owned a black cat? 

 

 

 

I consider Friday the 13th to be no more unlucky by default than any other day.  Today's unlucky because I have "interesting" things to do for work tonight and my co-worker who could assist me with them is out of town.

 

I have not owned a cat.  I don't see anything wrong with owning a black cat, as long as you keep them away from my bird feeders.

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I also like Friday the 13th. The first date of me and my wife was Friday October 13th to Fantasia.  To this day we have a lot of Fantasia decorations in our house.

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Do you consider Friday the 13th to be an unlucky day?  Do you now or have you ever owned a black cat? 

 

Friday the 13 is about as unlucky as any other day.

I used to have 3 black cats. One of them had a couple of small white spots, but generally considered her to be black.

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5 minutes ago, ttuckerman said:

I also like Friday the 13th. The first date of me and my wife was Friday October 13th to Fantasia.  To this day we have a lot of Fantasia decorations in our house.

 

Yay for Friday the 13th anniversaries! ::D:

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1 hour ago, Inarah said:

Questions for April 13:  Do you consider Friday the 13th to be an unlucky day?  Do you now or have you ever owned a black cat? 

 

 

 

 

Nope & nope.

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