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Superstition In The Way ? ? ?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Finger Blister, May 1, 2004.

  1. Finger Blister

    Finger Blister

    Jul 8, 2003
    I dropped some music off the stand today.

    My wife tells me that it's bad to drop music on the floor.

    To undo the jinx:
    I'm supposed to pick up the sheet;
    Drop it back on the floor;
    Sit on it :confused:
    Then pick it up and put it back.

    Otherwise, I'll never get around to playing or learning the
    music from the sheet that fell.

    I've never heard of this before.

    My mother-in-law is also a musician who taught my wife this superstition,
    but the clincher was that I called a music instructor acquaintance
    and he knows lots of people who believe this.

    What Superstitious Rituals do you have?
  2. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    If I don't tie my shoes, I might trip.
  3. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Tell her to go to church, or something.

    I'm not superstitious.
  4. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    It's a conspiracy. We are all laughing at you. :D
  5. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    I have worked at several restaurants and at every restaurant I have worked at there has been at least one person that believes that if somebody accidentally sweeps your feet with a broom, they have to spit on the broom or it's bad luck.

    Today at work I opened a umbrella several times while inside and nothing happened. The other day I walked under a ladder, and my black cat crosses my path almost daily when she is hanging around the house. Superstition is a crock
  6. but how do you know that if you didn't have a cat, you might've won the lottery by now! :eek: :D
  7. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    I am 18 and not eligible for the lottery, which also isn't featured in my state (other than scratch-off stuff); that's how I know :D