Jump to content

13 posts in this topic

Posted

Richmond Hill, long a haven for triskaidekaphobics who fear the number 13, has made a civic offering to tetraphobics who shudder at the thought of four.

The growing GTA community has a multicultural approach to superstition and has banned the number four in new developments. The town began skipping 13 when giving out addresses so long ago that staff can

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

<double-facepalm>
2 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

[quote name='DocM' timestamp='1370945690' post='595750488']
<double-facepalm>
[/quote]

Couldn't have said it better myself.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

Please tell me that this is just the Star making up some nonsense.

:s

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

I live at a house numbered 13. I wouldn't say I've had any more good or bad "luck" than anyone else.


I think doing stuff like this perpetuates superstition.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

In which house does Richmond Avenal reside there?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

So what number is the sweet spot for when they consider a house number worthy of removal?

Because this could be easily messed with and abused.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

[quote name='nik louch' timestamp='1370956431' post='595750972']
So what number is the sweet spot for when they consider a house number worthy of removal?

Because this could be easily messed with and abused.
[/quote]

I guess it has to be a superstition that's been around for awhile that more than 100 people believe in.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

.... something tells me this is where witch hunts will start back up ...women burned at the stake for brewing herbal teas... no longer allowed to say words like drowns .... or downs... cause they sound simular to clowns and people are afraid of them ... (though clowns are a reasonable fear I guess but my point is not people having fears its about how this is irrational)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

real real dumb decision
(speaking as someone who lives in r.h)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

and then next week it'll be 7's and then 2's etc etc... don;t start what you can't finish

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

I want addy 666 ... :p

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

[quote name='Hum' timestamp='1371076241' post='595755266']
I want addy 666 ... :p
[/quote]

I want 69. :p

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.