Is the Number '8' an auspicisous number to you?

@zandi458 (27954)
Malaysia
September 7, 2009 10:13am CST
To many people especially the chinese, number '8' is an auspicious number that brings lots of good luck and good fengshui. Here in mylot the number '8' is a number which is placed in high esteem as it is the number with the royal yellow color. The color of the royalties. I have been in possession of that number for a long time here in mylot before it changed to no. 9 which I think doesn't have much life in me. Not as good as the number 8. I have noticed our friends here are also changing their avatars to the popular yellow emoticons and looks like the trend setter Diana has reasons why she chose this yellow emoticons. In every discussion that I attend to there is sure one or two yellow emoticons gracing the page. Now many seems to be going for this yellow guy, but why?
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@krajibg (11942)
• Guwahati, India
7 Sep 09
Hi zands, I am not so attached to the god and bad of the number. For me all are same. Still I prefer no 7 without any specific cause. And as TS Eliot had described in his poem yellow is the color of disease. And this colour is to be discarded. Personally I too do not like this colour , I mean yellow.
@zandi458 (27954)
• Malaysia
11 Sep 09
I don't put too much emphasis on luck in numbers as it might just be coincidence which happen a lot of times in life. But personally, of all colors yellow just doesn't attract my eyes when it comes to buying clothings. Red and black are my favorite colors. Yellow doesn't find its place in my wardrobe.
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@krajibg (11942)
• Guwahati, India
11 Sep 09
So we both share one thing is that we discard the color yellow.
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@zandi458 (27954)
• Malaysia
15 Sep 09
Yes, red is sweeter, is the sign of bravery!
• United States
7 Sep 09
Well the numbers on the left hand side that you are talking about are based on your rating here as a whole at mylot. I think I am at an 8 and have been for a long time. I do not take much into numbers but I have been intrested in learning more about fen shug but know very little about the subject. If you know more about it please share with me I would be greatful. I will add you as a friend if we are not already which I think we are and maybe we can teach other something. Take care and happy mylotting to you.
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@zandi458 (27954)
• Malaysia
8 Sep 09
You are right. That is the rating we get from friends. I am not too good on fengshui and is also learning from friends.
@savak03 (6686)
• United States
7 Sep 09
Personally, I like my star the way it is. Since the number and the color reflect our approval rating among our peers I am very gratified that mine is where it is. I have never been a follower of fengshui. In my culture the color purple is the color associated with royalty. That doesn't sway me too much either since we don't have royals in America. As far as the avatar situation I really wish everyone would settle on one avatar then leave it alone. It gets very confusing when friends change all the time. I had a hard enough time choosing my avatar and then had to get help from a member here to get it working right. I don't ever think I will be changing it.
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@zandi458 (27954)
• Malaysia
11 Sep 09
Your avatar has become your trademark but I always itch to get mine changed according to changes in my surroundings or grown out of the same picture. Surely you have no complain of your star rating as you have reached the maximum allowed.
@savak03 (6686)
• United States
11 Sep 09
Nope, no complaints on that score. I would like to see one of my discussions end up in the digest but that hasn't happened yet. Oh well at least I have something to strive for. Goals keep us doing our best.
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@zandi458 (27954)
• Malaysia
15 Sep 09
What does it benefit to be slotted in the digest? I wonder. I have been there countless times but I am still where I am. Nothing added to my cap.
• Philippines
7 Sep 09
I don't know. i have no particular knowledge on numerology but i have favoritism on numbers that i used. and most of them are nine,ten,eleven and twelve. i don't know why but i like those numbers, which i love being on the 10th reputation now that we called the blue star. i feel luck having a blue star which is number ten.
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@zandi458 (27954)
• Malaysia
15 Sep 09
You deserve the 10.
• Philippines
16 Sep 09
thanks a lot zhandi
@shibham (17025)
• India
7 Sep 09
hi zandi, straight answer to your question. i have no belief in numerology.
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@zandi458 (27954)
• Malaysia
7 Sep 09
As of now you have a nice number besides your name '818' Is this a coincidence or you are really a lucky no. 1 respondent.
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@shibham (17025)
• India
7 Sep 09
i dont think anything about it. it is an coincident. hahaha/.... after a long time i am online....
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• United States
7 Sep 09
The number just seems like any other number, putting too much into something that really doesn't matter :-p
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@zandi458 (27954)
• Malaysia
15 Sep 09
You're right. It is just for fun.
@Hatley (159236)
• Garden Grove, California
7 Sep 09
hi zandi458 I hadnt thought of 8 as being lucky or not but'I seem to be stuck with it now. I once,sob sob, had a ten and a troll with a sturdy finger deleted me in one night down to a 5, well I was very upset and told mylot admins. so they did catch the troll and he was tossed out on his keaster but they only put me back up to an 8.maybe it will bring me luck , as who knows more than I how much luck I could use. as for yellow emoticons it is just a fun way to add how much you are feeling a certain way.YOu have been here as long or longer than I havent you. I really dont mind my yellow eight so maybe it has some lucky qualities after all.
@zandi458 (27954)
• Malaysia
11 Sep 09
Hi Hatley, yes, I have joined mylot few months after it was formed. More or less being a pioneer here I have been tossed around at all levels from 8 to 10 and down again to 9. I have been stagnant in 8 for two solid years and only recently that I have been ushered to 9. I have no complain and grateful that I didn't slip further down the ladder. We have no choice but to agree where ever we are placed as this rating system is faulty and we are always at the mercy of others to volley us by indiscriminately rating negatively. If only the admin do their homework and check on their loyal members who have stayed here through thick and thin, they will definitely see that there is more in us than modesty permits in our star ratings.
@ahgong (10086)
• Singapore
9 Nov 09
I don't know about the number 8 in mylot. But in chinese cultures, the sound of the number in most dialects sounds like "getting rich". That is why it is so popular compared to the other numbers. As for fengshui, I only know that the number 8 has got something to do with the number of directions to follow when interpreting the auspiciousness of a place. Hmm... I do not quite understand much of the second half of your discussion. Can you explain it a little more to me? What do you mean by Diana tagged the number 8 with yellow? And what has the emoticons got to do with the 8 or the yellow?
@bunnybon7 (33027)
• Holiday, Florida
8 Sep 09
well, here in USA i think most people believe # 7 to be lucky, as so many times its mentioned in the (our)Bible that most people know about although we have many more mixed belief here. I myself should like the # 8 since its my BD month and my moms and 2 of my kids. as far as yellow. i like yellow, but i like the english royale colors even more. purple and red. my favorite
@Lakota12 (42794)
• United States
8 Sep 09
DOnt know why yellow and 8 should be any differetn than others I was a 10 now bben a 9 for way over a year dont know why . But blue is a royal color too .
@rg0205 (2638)
• Hong Kong
8 Sep 09
Not to me. My birthday falls on the 8th day of a month but I don't consider it to be auspicious. I guess it's based on your beliefs and whether you believe in superstition.
• United States
8 Sep 09
Nope, the number 8 means nothing to me. Don't get me wrong, its a perfectly good number - attractive, that nice hourglass figure, sits there snugly between seven and nine....yes, theres a lot to be said for eight..... But as for having any great meaning...NAH. Now 10 - theres a number....the number of payout!...lol
@KaraKATAD (246)
• Philippines
8 Sep 09
Actually I heard that the number seven is a good number and that the color purple is the royal color. I guess it depends on what kind of culture you grew up in. And in Asian culture 8 is a very lucky number. I don't know about the color red, since as far as I know, Chinese like the color red. Since it is bright and it signifies new life, happiness, and prosperity.
@paula27661 (15900)
• Australia
8 Sep 09
I am no expert at numerology but I have heard that number 8 is not lucky so I am surprised to hear the opposite. I don’t pay particular attention to numbers and their meaning although my favourite number has always being number 6 ever since I was a kid. I hope it has nothing to 666! (LOL) I like the yellow emoticons they are cheerful looking even the ones with a sad face; I like them...
• United States
8 Sep 09
Yep I definately believe the number 8 is good luck!!
@vathsala30 (3726)
• India
8 Sep 09
Really I don't believe in all those. I simply believe in my hardwork, sweet talk, civilised behaviour, politeness and disciplined life
@Jill22 (265)
• Philippines
8 Sep 09
Not really!
@stephcjh (32385)
• United States
8 Sep 09
I have always heard that the number seven is a very lucky number. I have never heard of eight being good luck. I heard that the number thirteen is very unlucky for alot of people though.
@Opal26 (17694)
• United States
8 Sep 09
Hey zandi! I don't really have an affinity for the number 8! It's a nice respectable number, but it doesn't have any special meaning to me. As for the color yellow, it is a happy color! It is the color of the sun and it it brings warmth and joy into the world! At least that's what I think yellow means! I guess that's why all the emoticons with the smiley faces are yellow because they are usually the happy ones! So yellow, I think means "happiness"!
@just4you0 (422)
• India
8 Sep 09
i think one thing cant be auspicious for everyone, either it is number,colour or day. it have different effect on everyone . as for some people number "3" is unlucky but it always brought goodness to me.