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Message  gerardM le Jeu 12 Sep - 22:50

Hi,

As we're at it, here is the horoscope for the year 2013:
AN ACCURATE HOROSCOPE FOR THE WHOLE YEAR 2013!

This is the real deal. Try ignoring it, and the first thing you'll notice is having a horrible day starting tomorrow morning, and it only gets worse from there.

ARIES - The Aggressive (March 21 to April 19)
Outgoing. Lovable. Spontaneous. Not one to mess with. Funny... Excellent kisser. EXTREMELY adorable. Loves relationships, and family is very important to an Aries. Aries are known for being generous and giving. Addictive. Loud. Always has the need to be 'Right'. Aries will argue to prove their point for hours and hours. Aries are some of the most wonderful people in the world. 16 years of bad luck if you do not share this post

TAURUS - The Tramp (April 20 to May 20)
Aggressive. Loves being in long relationships. Likes to give a good fight. Fight for what they want. Can be annoying at times, but for the love of attention. Extremely outgoing. Loves to help people in times of need. Good kisser. Good personality. Stubborn. A caring person. They can be self-centered and if they want something they will do anything to get it. They love to sleep and can be lazy. One of a kind. Not one to mess with. Are the most attractive people on earth! 15 years of bad luck if you do not share this post.

GEMINI - The Twin (May 21 to June 20)
Nice. Love is one of a kind. Great listeners. Very good at confusing people. Lover not a fighter, but will still knock you out. Geminis will not take any crap from anyone. Geminis like to tell people what they should do and get offended easily. They are great at losing things and are forgetful. Geminis can be very sarcastic and childish at times and are very nosy. Trustworthy. Always happy. VERY Loud. Talkative. Outgoing. VERY FORGIVING. Loves to make out. Has a beautiful smile. Generous. Strong. THE MOST IRRESISTIBLE. 9 years of bad luck if you do not share this post.

CANCER - The Beauty (June 21 to July 22)
MOST AMAZING KISSER. Very high appeal. A Cancer's love is one of a kind... Very romantic. Most caring person you will ever meet in your life. Entirely creative person, most are artists and insane, respectfully speaking. They perfected sex and do it often. Extremely random. An ultimate freak. Extremely funny and is usually the life of the party. Most Cancers will take you under their wing and into their hearts where you will remain forever. Cancers make love with a passion beyond compare. Spontaneous. Not a fighter, but will kick your ass good if it comes down to it. Someone you should hold on to! 12 years of bad luck if you do not share this post.

LEO - The Lion (July 23 to August 22)
Great talker. Attractive and passionate. Laid back. Usually happy but when unhappy tend to be grouchy and childish. A Leo's problem becomes everyone's problem. Most Leos are very predictable and tend to be monotonous. Knows how to have fun. Is really good at almost anything. Great kisser. Very predictable. Outgoing. Down to earth. Addictive. Attractive. Loud. Loves being in long relationships. Talkative. Not one to mess with. Rare to find. Good when found. 7 years of bad luck if you do not share this post

VIRGO - The One that Waits (August 23 to September 22)
Dominant in relationships. Someone loves them right now. Always wants the last word. Caring. Smart. Loud. Loyal. Easy to talk to. Everything you ever wanted. Easy to please. A pushover. Loves to gamble and take chances. Needs to have the last say in everything. They think they know everything and usually do. Respectful to others but you will quickly lose their respect if you do something untrustworthy towards them and never regain respect. They do not forgive and never forget. The one and only. 7 years of bad luck if you do not share this post.

LIBRA - The Lame One (September 23 to October 22)
Nice to everyone they meet. Their love is one of a kind. Silly, funny and sweet. Have own unique appeal. Most caring person you will ever meet! However, not the kind of person you want to mess with... you might end up crying. Libras can cause as much havoc as they can prevent. Faithful friends to the end. Can hold a grudge for years. Libras are someone you want on your side. Usually great at sports and are extreme sports fanatics. Very creative. A hopeless romantic. 9 years of bad luck if you do not share this post.

SCORPIO - The Addict (October 23 to November 21)
EXTREMELY adorable. Loves to joke. Very good sense of humor. Will try almost anything once. Loves to be pampered. Energetic. Predictable. GREAT kisser. Always get what they want. Attractive. Loves being in long relationships. Talkative. Loves to party but at times to the extreme. Loves the smell and feel of money and is good at making it but just as good at spending it! Very protective over loved ones. HARD workers. Can be a good friend but if is disrespected by a friend, the friendship will end. Romantic. Caring. 4 years of bad
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SAGITTARIUS - The Promiscuous One (November 22 to December 21)
Spontaneous. High appeal. Rare to find. Great when found. Loves being in long relationships. So much love to give. A loner most of the time. Loses patience easily and will not take crap. If in a bad mood stay FAR away. Gets offended easily and remembers the offense forever. Loves deeply but at times will not show it, feels it is a sign of weakness. Has many fears but will not show it. VERY private person. Defends loved ones with all their abilities. Can be childish often. Not one to mess with. Very pretty. Very romantic. Nice to everyone they meet. Their Love is one of a kind. Silly, fun and sweet. Have own unique appeal. Most caring person you will ever meet! Amazing in bed!!! Not the kind of person you want to mess with- you might end up crying. 4 years of bad luck if you do not share this post.

CAPRICORN - The Passionate Lover (December 22 to January 19)
Love to bust. Nice. Sassy. Intelligent. Sexy. Grouchy at times and annoying to some. Lazy and love to take it easy, but when they find a job or something they like to do they put their all into it. Proud, understanding and sweet. Irresistible. Loves being in long relationships. Great talker. Always gets what he or she wants. Cool. Loves to win against other signs in sports, especially Gemini's. Likes to cook but would rather go out
To eat at good restaurants. Extremely fun. Loves to joke. Smart. 24 years of bad luck if you do not share this post.

AQUARIUS - Does It in the Water (January 20 to February 18)
Trustworthy. Attractive. Great kisser. One of a kind. Loves being in long-term relationships. Tries hard. Will take on any project. Proud of themselves in whatever they do. Messy and unorganized. Procrastinators. Great lovers, when they're not sleeping. Extreme thinkers. Loves their pets usually more than their family. Can be VERY irritating to others when they try to explain or tell a story. Unpredictable. Will exceed your expectations. Not a fighter, but will knock your lights out. 2 years of bad luck if you do not share this post.

PISCES - The Partner for Life (February 19 to March 20)
Caring and kind. Smart. Likes to be the center of attention. Very organized. High appeal to opposite sex. Likes to have the last word. Good to find, but hard to keep. Passionate, wonderful lovers. Fun to be around. Too trusting at times and gets hurt easily. VERY caring. They always try to do the right thing and sometimes get the short end of the stick. They sometimes get used by others and get hurt because of their trusting. Extremely weird but in a good way. Good sense of humor!! Thoughtful. Loves to joke. Very popular. Silly, fun and sweet. Good friend to others but needs to be choosy on who they allow their friends to be. 5 years of bad luck if you do not share this post.
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Re: Signs of the Zodiac

Message  MurielB le Ven 13 Sep - 8:48

Thank you Gérard for these positive waves , on the whole it is good for everyone Very Happy

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Re: Signs of the Zodiac

Message  FloFlo le Sam 14 Sep - 18:32

Hi Gerard and all the members,

I visit this website for the first time.
I came last Thursday in the Café Langues in Eaubonne. A person (I forget her name, sorry) talked about this Café Polyglotte...and here I am!!!Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy 

The text Signs of the Zodiac is very funny, even if i don't understand all the words.

Please if i make faults or mistakes, correct me. Smile 

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Message  MurielB le Sam 14 Sep - 21:15

Hi Florence
I haven't seen any mistake in your text. I is well written indeed

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Message  gerardM le Sam 14 Sep - 21:44

Hi Florence, hi Muriel,

Welcome on board!

FloFlo a écrit:... A person (I forget her name, sorry) talked about this Café Polyglotte...and here I am!!!Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy 
Would it be Catherine, the President?

> I is well written indeed
Rolling Eyes 

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Message  Philippe-Henri le Sam 5 Oct - 21:41

MurielB a écrit:Thank you Gérard for these positive waves , on the whole it is good for everyone Very Happy
Sorry, I don't think there's anything serious in zodiac and astrology. The solar system is kept in balance by the Sun itself, its eight planets and their respective satellites. As far as planets and satellites are concerned, they influence one another physically by their position and gravity. These cosmological factors have nothing to do with the character or destiny of individual living beings crawling at the surface of a given planet, e.g. humans that populate Planet Earth. With present-day astrology, terrestrials let themselves dazzled by the assumed mental influence of other planets and their Moon, but it’s all fantasy, poetry and superstition. Actually, it’s utter nonsense and madness. Instead of gazing at other planets and building castles in the air, we’d better prevent our own planet to go to ruin.

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Message  Guilaine le Dim 6 Oct - 15:01

Neither do I think there is anything serious in zodiac and astrology, although I can't help having a look at what is said about my zodiac sign or my relatives'. ...

Out of curiosity, I suppose ...

A book by Alain Herambourg " Voyants et Charlatans " should be interesting. Does anyone know about it ?
Another book on the subject was written more recently by a lady-visionary who had practised a few years and confessed she had never seen anything. Has anyone heard of her ?
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Message  Philippe-Henri le Dim 6 Oct - 21:06

Guilaine a écrit:Neither do I think there is anything serious in zodiac and astrology, although I can't help having a look at what is said about my zodiac sign or my relatives'. ...

Out of curiosity, I suppose ...
To Guilaine

Guilaine courteously joins me in believing there’s nothing serious in zodiac and astrology. She, however, can't help having a look at her zodiac sign. «Out of curiosity», she added. Hm… La curiosité est un vilain défaut.

I sincerely believe we should ban any reference to literature dealing with medieval charlatan practice. It’s all humbug!

I’d encourage people to make fun of astrology. But I won’t encourage them to give in − were it "out of curiosity" − to beliefs that are not worthy of any sort of credibility.

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Message  MurielB le Dim 6 Oct - 21:23

Philippe Henri.
What is important is to be positive. Do you know what a "placebo" is ? it 's a useless medecine but when people think it is good for them it makes them better. it is the same for a lot of things. you have to give people permission to succeed, you have to trust them, Everybody has a look at their zodiac signs. it 's not  "out of curiosity" it's just fun.  Gérard gave us  positive waves because  on the whole the prédictions were good for everyone.
personnally I accept everything as long as they are free. I don't like when people take advantage of people's distress to make money.

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Message  gerardM le Dim 6 Oct - 21:52

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Message  MurielB le Dim 6 Oct - 21:58

I love reading my horoscope and i only trust it when the prédictions are excellent. when they are not I don't trust it ! Very Happy Very Happy

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Re: Signs of the Zodiac

Message  gerardM le Dim 6 Oct - 22:02

Hi everyone,

I opened this topic because:
- first I wanted to "teach" the English name of the signs
- then I got the horoscope for 2013 on Facebook (I posted it in September) and I knew it was going to interest many members.

As for me, I never read my horoscope... when a person puts "my sign" under my eyes, I read it but forget half a minute later.
The signs of the zodiac are familiar to everyone.
Whatever the person (believer or not; paying attention or mocking), the horoscope is part of our society (I didn't want to write "culture") and we cannot ignore this.

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Message  Philippe-Henri le Dim 6 Oct - 22:58

MurielB a écrit:Philippe Henri.
What is important is to be positive. Do you know what a "placebo" is ? it 's a useless medecine but when people think it is good for them it makes them better. it is the same for a lot of things. you have to give people permission to succeed, you have to trust them, Everybody has a look at their zodiac signs. it 's not  "out of curiosity" it's just fun.  ...
Muriel compares belief in zodiac signs with medical use of placebos. It sounds acceptable. The difference, however, is that placebos proceed from a medical treatment which helps patients overcome a physical or psychosomatic disease, whereas astrology is downright delusive, it leads people, philosophically, to draw false conclusions.

The danger of zodiac signs, astromancia, horoscopes and what have you is to cast people beyond their «just-for-fun» theory and to falsely make them believe in a «reality» of sorts that doesn’t exist.

I won’t prevent anyone to believe in any truth whatsoever. It’s my personal choice to reject any form of superstition.

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Message  gerardM le Dim 6 Oct - 23:16

I wonder why storeys #13 don't exist in hotels in the United States? Were George Washington and all of the Présidents that supersticious? Or didn't they care about such insignificant "tradition"?

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Message  MurielB le Dim 6 Oct - 23:18

Henri I have just written about mental strength. When you think you  have good luck, you  succeed, you  recover, it is in your mind, it is called positive thinking.
The reasons are not scientific (Placebo, zodiac signs nice people round you) but they produce the same good effect on people.

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Message  Philippe-Henri le Lun 7 Oct - 20:04

MurielB a écrit:Philippe Henri.
What is important is to be positive. Do you know what a "placebo" is ? it 's a useless medecine but when people think it is good for them it makes them better. it is the same for a lot of things. you have to give people permission to succeed, you have to trust them, Everybody has a look at their zodiac signs. it 's not  "out of curiosity" it's just fun.  Gérard gave us  positive waves because  on the whole the prédictions were good for everyone.
personnally I accept everything as long as they are free. I don't like when people take advantage of people's distress to make money.
To Muriel

Yes, I understand Muriel's idea of «positive thinking». I believe, however, that we should not lump placebos and zodiac signs (actually horoscopes) together. They may produce the same effect on our mind but there’s a fundamental difference. The use of placebos has proved to be an effective therapy as many diseases are qualified as psychosomatic, whereas horoscopes are sheer fantasy without any rational background.

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Message  gerardM le Lun 7 Oct - 22:03

Hi Muriel, Philippe-Henri,

> horoscopes are sheer fantasy without any rational background.
(I don't consult horoscopes)
However, when a father encourages his child, when his mother cheered Jimmy Connors, when the public says "Vamos" to Rafael Nadal, when the horoscope comforts those who believe, the outcome looks positive, no?

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Message  MurielB le Mar 8 Oct - 9:15

Hi Gérard, Henri
Have you heard of coué's method ?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89mile_Cou%C3%A9
Émile Coué de la Châtaigneraie (French pronunciation: ​[emil kue də la ʃɑtɛɲʁɛ]) (February 26, 1857 – July 2, 1926) was a French psychologist and pharmacist who introduced a popular method of psychotherapy and self-improvement based on optimistic autosuggestion.[1]
For instance He would say to himself " "Day by day, in every way, I'm getting better and better." The Coué method centered on a routine repetition of this particular expression Interesting isn't it ?

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