Aloha Friday #108

November 12, 2009 by Kailani  
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Welcome to this week’s edition of Aloha Friday.

In Hawaii, Aloha Friday is the day that we take it easy and look forward to the weekend. So I thought that on Fridays I would take it easy on posting, too. Therefore, I’ll ask a simple question for you to answer. Nothing that requires a lengthy response.

If you’d like to participate, just post your own question on your blog and leave your link below. Don’t forget to visit the other participants! It’s a great way to make new bloggy friends!

My question is:

Being Friday the 13th . . . are you superstitious?

About the author:
Owner and founder of An Island Life. Sharing my life as a mother to 3 wonderful daughters, working as a flight attendant, and living a blessed life in Hawaii.


69 Responses to “Aloha Friday #108”
  1. TheAngelForever says:

    I think the older that I have gotten, the less superstitious I am. With that being said, I was never too superstitious really.
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  2. Tena says:

    For the most part no… but that doesn’t mean you will see me walking under a ladder. HA HA HA

  3. Melissa says:

    Well, since I didn’t even realize that tomorrow was Friday the 13th, I guess I’ll have to say no :)
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  4. Kara says:

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  5. Olga says:

    Well, not really till you just mentioned that!! I guess I am a little hmm…
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  6. Kimberly@PrettyPinkMomma says:

    I totally am! I really hate it when a mirror breaks, lol :)
    Kimberly@PrettyPinkMomma´s last blog ..Aloha Friday – Blogiversary My ComLuv Profile

  7. Jennifer says:

    I asked the exact same question. No, I am not superstitious.
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  8. stina says:

    yes, i’m very superstitious. i grew up with it. my mother is superstitious and we have rituals for black cats, chimney sweeps, train tracks, wallets, keys, etc. aloha and take care.
    stina´s last blog ..Aloha Friday – Here Comes the Bride My ComLuv Profile

  9. noelle d says:

    Not really, but I will tell you that I did not like working on Friday the 13th.
    (I worked in a bar … and it seemed like all the crazies came out that night!)
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  10. Mrs. Marine says:

    HA, I used the same question today, great minds think alike.
    I’m not really. I do believe in Fate and Soul Mates, and that everything in life happens for a reason. Even if you never figure out what that reason is.
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  11. Michelle M says:

    Yes, and now that you reminded me, it is all down hill from here! …lol

    Have a wonderful weekend!
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  12. Smellyann says:

    No, not really, although I do knock on wood sometimes.

  13. Michelle says:

    No, but it’s fun to pretend!
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  14. Sues2u2 says:

    Nope although I joke about it @ times.
    Sues2u2´s last blog ..Aloha Friday – 13 Nov My ComLuv Profile

  15. Niky @ Design It Chic says:

    I wouldn’t say that I’m SUPERstitious .. but I’m a little stitious:):):).. yeah i know I’m an Office geek:)
    Anyway Aloha Everyone!!!
    Niky @ Design It Chic´s last blog ..Aloha Friday!!! My ComLuv Profile

  16. JamericanSpice says:

    No I am not. However reading about so many and hearing talk can sometimes make you wonder for a bit.
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  17. Em Dy says:

    Not really though I think it wouldn’t hurt to at least follow a precaution because of a superstition. I don’t however blame events on superstitions.
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  18. Pamela M. Kramer @A Renaissance Woman says:

    No. I’ve raised a teenager, nothing spooks me now! ROFL
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  19. diana/sunshine says:

    no, i’m really not.
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  20. Bridgette says:

    Sometimes. Right now…yes!
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  21. Debra @ A Frugal Friend says:

    No…… It’s just another day for me!
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  22. Thom says:

    Nope…not at all :) Except for pork over the Pali LOL
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  23. Megan says:

    Nope. It didn’t even click in my head {yet} that today WAS Friday the 13th. LOL
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  24. Deborah says:

    I was blissfully unaware until you reminded me. LOL now I am going to have to watch myself all day.
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  25. A Maui Blog says:

    I used to be but not anymore. I didn’t even think about this Friday being the “Friday the 13th” until this morning when I read your post :)

    Aloha Friday! Enjoy your weekend.
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  26. Laufa says:

    Nope, my girl’s birthday is on a 13th and as I tell her, “It’s the best days of the year, because it is special.” 13 has always been my favorite number also – no one ever picks it, so I win every time.

  27. Jenni Jiggety says:

    I totally am…even though I think it is silly I also think it is better to be safe than sorry!

  28. Deb - Mom of 3 Girls says:

    Huh, I didn’t even realize that today is Friday the 13th until I read this! Nope, I’m not superstitious – at least about that. I do tend to knock on wood on occasion though, when I feel it’s warranted. You never know… ;)

  29. Amy @ Coffee with the Mrs. says:

    No, I’m not superstitious at all. Although, some may think so since I refuse to walk under a ladder. It’s not that I think it’s bad luck, it’s more for safety. :)
    Amy @ Coffee with the Mrs.´s last blog ..Aloha Friday 11-13 My ComLuv Profile

  30. Clara says:

    I’ve never been superstitious. I always looked for good things on Friday the 13 and would point them out to my paranoid friends. Then I met my husband and Friday the 13th became even better. He was born on F13 as was his youngest brother. He proposed to me on F13 and we would have been married on that day but it never comes on Saturday. Now we celebrate whenever we have an F13. We had planned to see 2012 and go out to dinner, but his parents are coming into town unexpectedly and will stay with us. So we’ll go out to dinner with them and save the movie for another time. Friday the 13th is always a great day!
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  31. Buffie says:

    Not really, but I’ll still play it safe for the obvious superstitions.
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  32. Serendipity is Sweet says:

    No, not really. I do remember, back in the day when I was young and hip, lol…and I would head out for drinks after work, I remember being wary on Friday the 13th because there always seemed to be a lot more crazies out…more accidents, more bar fights or weirdos on the loose.

    Sorry I screwed up my linky!

  33. Kristen Andrews says:

    well I didn’t really realize it was until now, so no not really
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  34. Casy Schweickart says:

    Not at all….My parents were actually married on Friday the 13th and they are still married 34 years later. So I guess you could say that it is a lucky date for my family! :0D

  35. Kara @ His, Hers, and Ours. says:

    No, I can’t say that I am. However, I have sometimes thought twice about doing something, like breaking a mirror or walking under a ladder. Now my dad? He FREAKS out if you open an umbrella inside. We do it to torture him. ::snicker::

  36. Teri says:

    Not too much. In fact I didn’t realize today was Friday the 13th until just now!

  37. Heather says:

    Uh. oh. I try not to be but I am easily freaked out!
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  38. Jen says:

    No, I’m not superstitious. =)

    Happy Friday! Have a great weekend!
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  39. laura says:

    Nope, I am not superstitious at all. In fact, my birthday is on the 13 (of October), so I kinda consider the 13th my lucky day.
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  40. Sue says:

    I am a little, I won’t open an umbrella in the house, won’t walk under a ladder, mirrors, etc. The standard superstitions I believe in.

  41. Harriet says:

    I really don’t have time to be superstitious.
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  42. Kim says:

    I am not superstitious and never have been. However, my superstitious friends are always a hoot on Friday the 13th.
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  43. Stacie says:

    I honestly didn’t realize it was Friday the 13th. I am not really superstitious unless things start to go wrong.
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  44. Brandi says:

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  45. Ric says:

    Nope….should I be…;)
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  46. Kayla says:

    I am superstitions, but not about Friday the 13th. For the most part is has been a pretty good day for me over the years!
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  47. Cathy Parker/Ladyhightower says:

    No, I’m not. Lots of angels around me!

  48. Tammy @ LoveMy2Dogs says:

    I would have to say to an extent. I do believe in throwing salt over you shoulder if you spill it, I do not walk under ladders, I knock on wood and I don’t let anyone open an umbrella in my house nor do I open one inside anywhere.

    I am off to post my question.

  49. Spice says:

    Nope, the number 13 is my lucky number. :)
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  50. Renee says:

    Nope! I’m going to knit club! :D
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  51. shelly says:

    Nope. I’m not superstitious at all. Just another day. Wish it would stop raining though!
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  52. Ollie McKay's says:

    I’d like to say “Of course not” ~ but, LOL, I do have some superstitions! Like, “Don’t step on a crack, you’ll break your mother’s back” ~ I swear that is still in my head as I head off on power walks almost every morning! Also, as a 4 year cancer survivor, my hubby and I are still superstitious about wearing our “Believe” bracelets – just makes us feel better and more secure and hopeful, I guess! Happy Friday to all!
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  53. Mama Dweeb says:

    Not at all! Actually, my husband proposed to me on Friday the 13th, so it is my lucky day :D
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  54. Jean Stockdale says:

    I am not at all!!

    I posted me. Stop by when you can. Blessings.
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  55. Nightowlmama says:

    NOPE My mom’s birthday is 13th and so is my hubby both were born on a friday so thats good luck to me

    NOW this was my ? I’ll have to think of something else LOL
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  56. Rob says:

    Nope, not superstitious here. Did you see a black cat? LOL

    Happy Friday!
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  57. Dead Daddy says:

    I’m not superstitious because Friday the 13th usually is lucky or normal for me.
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  58. Krista says:

    Not really… considering my family moved on this day (and it was a Friday then) 17 years ago… I’d say it’s been a pretty good thing in the long run! :)
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  59. Carole says:

    I am not even remotely. My Dad is #13 of 14 kids so we like to say 13 is our lucky number

  60. Melanie @ Whimsical Creations says:

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  61. Mama Zen says:

    I’m superstitious, but not about Friday the 13th!
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  62. Muthering Heights says:

    No…we had a great day!
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  63. Shannon says:

    I had to stop and think about this and I think the answer would be no. The reason I wasn’t sure is because I do get spooked about things (I used to hate to fly) but it’s not for superstitious reasons. I know some people who won’t stop a microwave or gas pump unless it’s on an even number. THAT’s superstitious!
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  64. Lorie Shewbridge says:

    There are a few things that I don’t take chances with (walking under a ladder, I cross my fingers), but I’m not really superstitious. I will say that, after working in a hospital, the crazies really do come out, and more babies ARE born on Friday, the 13th. I don’t care WHAT the scientists say!
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