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The Friday Five: 02/13/04

Haven't done one of these in a while.

  1. Are you superstitious?

  2. What extremes have you heard of someone going to in the name of superstition?
    In sports, like when baseball players will wear only a single pair of socks, unwashed, during a winning streak as a way to ensure the streak continues unbroken. I don't know anyone personally who's superstitious enough to go to extremes.

  3. Believer or not, what's your favorite superstition?
    The ladders and cats superstitions. I think all-black cats are the best. I hate ladders, but not for fear of walking under them; I hate 'em because I've fallen off them before.

  4. Do you believe in luck? If yes, do you have a lucky number/article of clothing/ritual?
    I do believe in luck but I don't have any talismans or rituals to ensure it in my own life.

  5. Do you believe in astrology? Why or why not?
    Astrology is an amusing parlor game, and its practitioners can be very astute amateur psychologists, nothing more.