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  • Haristotle
    Re: Stealing Rocks from Hawaii
    It seems that most superstitions are supported by the correlation equals causation assumption. My grandfather, the son of…
    13 November 2018
  • Heyoka
    Re: Do Birds Flying Into A Home Equate To Death?
    Today a young Blue Bird flew into the Bedroom, he was not upset but stayed a while and left. Last time a Bird…
    9 November 2018
  • Dian
    Re: A Black Cat Crossing Your Path
    Way back long time ago, i heard this with my parents that my mom was about to give labor to me. They rush to hospital at…
    5 November 2018
  • Anto
    Re: Cut Hair Grows Back Faster
    Hi, it indeed doesn't grow back thicker, if haid grows actually thicker there are other causes. The curiousity is why does it grow…
    31 October 2018
  • Klaw
    Re: Do Birds Flying Into A Home Equate To Death?
    A magpie was trying to get in my house this morning I've had a stillborn baby on the 13 of October and the…
    30 October 2018
  • Goldielocks
    Re: A Black Cat Crossing Your Path
    My husband has Indian in him and he seems to believe that black cats are cute and you can pet a cat 3 times without a problem,…
    27 October 2018
  • Lil
    Re: Saluting Magpies
    I usually always see one magpie and i do salute them with a mark of respect very rare i see two or three. The most i have seen in one day is 12…
    26 October 2018
  • Koolgardie
    Re: Saluting Magpies
    A few weeks before my wife was due to give birth, a magpie kept knocking on the window, no matter what room. Then it started happening when I was…
    4 October 2018
  • Angels on loan
    Re: A Black Cat Crossing Your Path
    1st time a black cat crossed my path a few days later 3 bad things happened: 1. My car got robbed from my driveway 2. Lost my…
    26 September 2018
  • Gladys
    Re: Do Birds Flying Into A Home Equate To Death?
    Hi a little starling flew into my car on my way to work via a open window and sat there still too I opened…
    26 September 2018
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