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Sunday, October 19th, 2008
11:31 pm - some thought-provoking fortunes as of late

slumberjack
Two fortune cookies to report. They probably all came from delivery places, likely "Burger Win" or "Burger Joy" in East Atlanta.

The first read,

Now is the time for peace in your life. Go along with other's ideas.

They misplaced the apostrophe, I believe. But the gist of this one made me feel sort of weird. To have peace in my life, I must not have any ideas of my own? That could definitely alleviate some frictions, but I'm not sure it's the best prescription. Thanks for creating an existential conundrum, Mr. Cookie.

The next reads,

You deserve special treatment this month. Enjoy dessert.

Hm. It is my birthday month and I was planning on special treatment, but more of the massage/haircut/new clothing variety. Dessert however, is something I skip way too often. Not now. Now that the cookie has empowered me, I will attempt dessert with every meal! So, does a fortune count as dessert?

current mood: sleepy

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Friday, June 6th, 2008
11:18 pm - i think all of these were from Chin Chin

slumberjack
Three good ones lately:

You will soon witness a miracle.
I haven't (I don't think), but how do the cookies define "soon"? Still on the lookout...

Your lost possession will be found within the month.
A little more precise on the timeframe here. For some reason though this one sounds a bit ominous.

and last, but definitely not least...

Focus on the color purple this week to bring you luck.
O..K.. I did carry this around in my wallet for a while to whip out on occasion, and I actually did try to make note of when I saw purple, but I can't say I was any luckier than usual. A few weeks after getting this though, I got the same fortune again!

current mood: amused

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4:03 pm

yobdraug
I had just discovered something my partner had done in the past that just about broke my heart, and just about broke us up.  He left town for work a few days later and sent this to me via cell phone:

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Sunday, November 11th, 2007
1:20 am - Six Happiness, NYC

chrisr891


You probably can't read it, but it says Time to collect those goods

That's just ominous.

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Thursday, October 25th, 2007
6:23 pm - doc chey's, atlanta, GA

slumberjack
Mine: Culture and customs of China attract you.

My friend's: You could prosper in the field of medical research.

current mood: amused

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Wednesday, October 10th, 2007
1:52 pm - mu lan delivery, atlanta, GA

slumberjack
Psst... Is this thing on? Man I wish we could remember the password so we could change the icons and stuff. Anyway, I ordered Chinese last night and wound up eating the fortune cookies for breakfast (yum). The fortunes were very entertaining and thought-provoking.

An admirer is too shy to greet you.

and

You will attend an unusual party and meet someone important.

So I'm just superstitious enough to look at folks I see often like "'sup?" and start fishing for invitations to places I wouldn't normally go. Yeah. Anyone got a line on some good Halloween parties? :-)

current mood: quixotic

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Thursday, August 16th, 2007
9:28 pm - Courage in the Face of 2/3 the Luck
ex_kamerad

Susan's Odd Fortune CookieI must be lacking in Eastern wisdom. I confess, I'm at a loss as to how my inner courage to be great relates to the fact that they've gypped me out of two lucky numbers, unless the secret lies in finding the hidden 24 within the 24 and the hidden 32 within the 32. (Cookie from Pei Wei across from Baybrook Mall south of Houston TX)

current mood: curious

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Friday, July 13th, 2007
8:20 pm - 73 Weeks Later
fntm
The strangest fortune I've ever had.


And this was just too random.

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Friday, February 17th, 2006
2:30 am

1_love_rain
my mom got...
"trust him, but keep your eyes open."
I thought it was cute... because my dad was sitting right next to her. :]

and my brother and I both got the same one...
"you are going to have some new clothes."
hahhaha swell. just swell.

current mood: awake

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Thursday, February 2nd, 2006
2:41 pm - Madison, NJ

trevoke
Can't remember the restaurant, but I got this one a few years ago and it was the truest one which, I feel, I have ever received.

"No man is without enemies".

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Wednesday, November 16th, 2005
2:06 pm

slumberjack
Magic will be created when an unconventional person comes to stay.
- Mu Lan delivery, Atlanta, Ga.

And also: badcookie.com.
From anomalogue

current mood: curious

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Thursday, June 2nd, 2005
2:52 pm

chingchongchung
I terr you foltune now.

When you least expect it, I LIP OFF YOUL BARRS!

Okay, that not what I terring, Nainai have a joking moment.

I terr you foltune simpre.

Man who put hand on coar get brack hand.

You see! Becarse, if you put coar on youl hand it tuln brack. So when you do something bad you have that pasting on you for etelnity! It is nevelending bandage of wound!

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Thursday, March 24th, 2005
2:54 pm

chenlitao
I manages a Chinese restaurant and the worst part is to have handle complaints. Today a middle aged woman, who just got divorced last year, had a complain about her fortune. It read "You and your wife will live happily."

I need to switch brand again. Some of the fortunes from this company are really really dumb.

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Friday, December 24th, 2004
4:24 am

jacqui
http://www.jacquicam.com/chriscardsmallerbuddha.jpg

Hello Everyone, Here are our Christmas/Holiday collage cards. I wanted to come by and post them here for all of you. I have enjoyed being a member of this community. Thank you everyone for your super inspiring posts and comments. I hope you all have the warmest, happiest, most love filled, holidays ever.

Big Loving Hugs,
Jacqui

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PS: I made five of these cards, if you'd like to see the others, or last year's cards, they're on my journal. I thought it would be too overwhelming if I posted all of them in my fave communities : )

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Friday, November 5th, 2004
8:39 pm

itsanasianthing
hey my name's caitlin.

my boyfriend cracked open a fortune cookie that said

"after constant grinding, an iron rod can turn into a needle."

it was just so approperiate to read out loud during a dinner with his family.

haha

enjoy ^_^

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Friday, October 22nd, 2004
6:08 pm - Fortune Cookie Comic

pygmypiranha
Well, I decided to post this here because it has a Fortune Cookie subject matter. The second SINGLE LIFE comic. The newest thing coming to publication is Alex Hansen's SINGLE LIFE. Published in Northern Michigan University's Northwind newspaper, this facinating comic is centered around the dating life of a dorky kid.

SINGLE LIFE 10-21-2004Collapse )
If you are interested in reading the comics, they will be posted every week here. If you have any ideas for a dating experience or joke that can be incorporated into the comic e-mail me at: pygmypiranha@yahoo.com. Thanks and I hope you enjoyed it!

current mood: creative

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Wednesday, October 13th, 2004
4:19 pm - Tampa, FL China Star

dakkerz
Here's what I got a few weeks ago that made me think a bit.

"Try something new for lunch tomorrow."

And here's an old one that sticks out in my mind.

"He who laughs last thinks slowest"

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Friday, August 27th, 2004
2:25 am - Great Wall, Baton Rouge

forchan
"Smile if you like this fortune cookie."

It's not like it's funny, but when I cracked it open the other night I busted out laughing. Definitely one of my stranger cookies ^_^

current mood: weird

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Sunday, August 1st, 2004
2:36 am - Three...

pygmypiranha
I've got three of fortunes to share today...

"Don't let doubt and suspicion bar your progress."

"Get Ready! Good fortune comes in bunches."

"You will enjoy good health, you will be surrounded by luxury."

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