The date varies but typically is towards the end of January. Therefore, when determining the correct animal, most people born during the month of January should be included as part of the previous year. Also, the 12 phases that make up the Chinese year are lunar months, coinciding with the appearance of each New Moon.
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Art Buchwald. Find More Posts by EHocking. Originally Posted by EHocking. Apropo of nothing, one year at Chinese new year celebrations, I was dragooned into assisting as "a leg" of the longest Chinese dragon in the world. I was dragooned into assisting as "a leg" of the longest Chinese dragon in the world. Wierd thing is, practically all the "legs" where whiteys, despite the large Chinese population. I had many an enjoyable "vertical lapdances" as revellers ducked underneath to rub up against "the lucky dragon".
Fortunately, for my particular predilections, the revellers choosing my leg were all women.
ETA: The mate who'd persuaded me to participate had called "bad back" when he realised how heavy the thing was at the start of the parade. I can assure you I was not going to hand my pole back despite his pleading once the revellry got underway. Originally Posted by Ashles. Originally Posted by Lisa Simpson.
How can Monkey be compatible with Ram but Ram not be compatible with Monkey? In any case, my wife and I don't make the yea or nay list. COme to think of it, that perfectly describes our marriage. Find More Posts by Loss Leader. Originally Posted by Loss Leader. All times are GMT The time now is AM. Powered by vBulletin. However, the forum now exists as an independent entity with no affiliation with or endorsement by the JREF, including the section in reference to "JREF" topics. Forum Index. Mark Forums Read. Chinese Zodiac: How compatible are you?
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Find More Posts by lauwersw. Indeed, I took it into account when I answered - my wife was born in but is a 'ram' not a 'monkey'. No match on the Chinese one but I know in 'western' astrology my wife and I are supposed to be violently incompatible she's a Capricorn and I'm a Gemini for anyone interested in such bilge.
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When we told her she looked genuinely horrified and sorrowfully told us that there was absolutely no way our relationship could last. Obviously I put this down to my incredible skills in the bed chamber overcoming the power of the planets My collection of tarot, crystals, I Ching, runestones, crystal balls etc would make Doris Stokes jealous Find More Posts by Maldon.
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Find More Posts by Femke. Find More Posts by Ashles. Originally Posted by dropzone As compatible as I want to be, which is the "secret" behind all horoscopes. You could put a thousand people born under any one of these annual Zodiac signs into a convention hall, and you'd see the entire gamut of humans: smart, stupid; extroverted, introverted; sociable, sociopath; altruistic, avaricious; total carnivore, vegan Originally Posted by Fnord What?
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Horta people are stone-faced, implacable, slow to anger, but burn with passion and can bore through solid rock. Most compatible with Dinosaur, Platypus, or Kangaroo; should avoid Redshirts. Originally Posted by Hokulele Strangely enough, my husband and I are one of the relatively few pairings that are neither compatible nor avoid-worthy. Find More Posts by Marduk. Find More Posts by GlennB. Find More Posts by Swagomatic. Originally Posted by Blue Mountain I wonder what the chances are of that?
Yeah, it's weird. Between the two of us, 9 out of the 12 signs are mentioned, and of the 3 remaining, I am one and he is another. For a full divination, be prepared to write down these aspects, or face the prospect of continually flipping back to the charts at the back to remind you of, for example, your Heavenly and Earthly Roots. The Three Lives system is a bonus, something not found in comparable books, and allows you to see if you were born under a fortunate star or whether a good or malevolent god might influence this year.
Part of the attraction of the book comes from its attention to the aesthetic and cultural aspects of Chinese astrology. In spite of its subtitle, most of the book focuses less on the predictive Western style of astrology, such as those printed in daily newspapers, and more on descriptive commentary.