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Happy New Year

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Elysium
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Post by Elysium » Fri December 31st, 2010, 4:24 pm

Happy New Year to everybody!

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Post by fljustice » Fri December 31st, 2010, 4:33 pm

A safe, happy, and healthy New Year to all!
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rockygirl
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Post by rockygirl » Fri December 31st, 2010, 7:37 pm

A happy and healthy 2011 to all!

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "Pine" by Francine Toon
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
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Post by Madeleine » Fri December 31st, 2010, 8:20 pm

Happy New Year to everyone!
Currently reading: "Pine" by Francine Toon

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Vanessa
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Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
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Post by Vanessa » Sat January 1st, 2011, 3:03 pm

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Wishing everyone a happy and healthy 2011!!
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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Post by Nefret » Sat January 1st, 2011, 7:01 pm

Happy New Year!!
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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Post by princess » Sat January 1st, 2011, 8:07 pm

[quote=""Elizabeth""]As in other countries around the world (notably Scotland, which figures in my own heritage and in the new book I'm working on as well), the first person to set foot in one’s house in a new year can bring either good or bad luck.

The custom goes that immediately after the stroke of midnight, all the lights in the house are turned off and everyone goes outside. Then a particularly lucky person, often the youngest child, steps back into the house, right foot first. All other family members follow, also entering with the right foot, and all the lights are re-lighted for the new year.
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First-footing :)

Happy New Year to everyone :)
Currently reading: The Poisoned Pilgrim: A Hangman's Daughter Tale by Oliver Potzsch

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Post by princess garnet » Sat January 1st, 2011, 8:07 pm

Happy New Year!! :D

Went to a huge New Year's Eve party (ticket only) in downtown DC and had a blast! Stayed overnight at the hotel; same venue as the party.

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LoobyG
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Post by LoobyG » Sat January 1st, 2011, 8:15 pm

Wishing everyone a happy, healthy and prosperous 2011 :)

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