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Old 14-11-2010, 14:05   #76

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Now let me start by saying I am not superstitious in the slightest. But I wear earplugs in case I hear a rooster at night. When I see an ambulance I pinch my nose until I see a brown dog. I will never light 3 cigarettes with the same match (2 or 4 is OK though). I won't light candles if there are any mirrors around in case I see myself in one by candle light. I won't say goodbye to a friend if there is a bridge in sight and I will never cut my nails on a Friday. Being superstitious is absurd and irrational which is why I could never be superstitious.

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Old 14-11-2010, 14:14   #77
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wooden boats have souls, tallships have souls. some others do-- depends on the boat.
boats can have ghosts. iknew 2 that did-- someone died by own hand in side.

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Old 14-11-2010, 14:25   #78
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I told her about this forum and suggested that she might want to take a look at the name changing ceremony. She looked at me an said that she wasn’t superstitious.

Then you should have told her 'it was tradition' like Christmas trees, turkey's and pumpkins.

I'm renaming my boat and I will be going through the tradition! As an Honorary Shellback of Imperium Neptuni Regis it is a requirement.

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