Happy Chinese New Year--Year of the Dragon!

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  1. seattlegal

    seattlegal Why do cows say mu?

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    May you all have a wonderous and prosperous New Year. (I just happen to be a dragon in Chinese astrology myself, so I'm hoping for a good year!)
     
  2. Nick the Pilot

    Nick the Pilot Well-Known Member

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    Xin nian kuai le! (Happy New Year!)
     
  3. Snoopy

    Snoopy Active Member

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    I am a Rat and need to say some of us can be more sanguine in what we choose to celebrate. :(

    'Tibetan rights groups outside of China say Chinese forced turned their guns on unarmed protesters in a remote mountainous area, The protesters had refused to celebrate the Chinese New Year.'

    The China Hotline
     
  4. Saltmeister

    Saltmeister The Dangerous Dinner

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    I find this shocking:

     
  5. Nick the Pilot

    Nick the Pilot Well-Known Member

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    The amount of censorship in China is amazing. It was recently reported that Chinese TV drama shows are not allowed to have plots that contain love triangles, any mention of gay people, etc., and this type of "intellectual censorship" is becoming tighter and tighter every year.
     
  6. arthra

    arthra Baha'i

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    Yes have a happy Chinese New Year.. I was born on a Dragon year! uhh...a long time ago..can't remember it very well though..;)
     
  7. Sam Albion

    Sam Albion akaFrancisKing:ViveLeRoi!

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    also a dragon, and also waiting for a stonking year! It's a dragon year every year, but on a dragon year, it's double whammy!
     
  8. Vajradhara

    Vajradhara One of Many

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    i was born under the sign of Monkey... go figure :)

    with the element of Earth..
     
  9. Nick the Pilot

    Nick the Pilot Well-Known Member

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    It figures the 2012 end of the world would come in a year of the dragon!
     
  10. Vajradhara

    Vajradhara One of Many

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    LOL..

    do you really think that passing through the galactic rift will spell the end of the world or just the end of human civilization?

    did you know that two airports in the United States have had to renumber their runways because magnetic north has shifted 10 degrees?

    interesting stuff, eh?
     

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