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post #1 of 8 Old 05-11-2008, 02:13 AM Thread Starter
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is there a type of fish that brings luck?

I heard from someone, a stranger I met at petco, who said that there is a type of fish out there ( i think chinese) that supposedly brings luck.... if you have one... it brings this kind of luck, if you have 2... it brings different type of luck... I dunno... has anyone heard of a lucky fish?
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post #2 of 8 Old 05-11-2008, 02:30 AM
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That is stupid superstition. Things can happen by coincidence. Who in his right mind would promote the sales of man-made fish like blood parrots and flowerhorns which they consider as luck fish? It's all marketing ploy and illogical. Only the gullible can ever believe such things.

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post #3 of 8 Old 05-11-2008, 10:43 AM
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The Chinese believe that goldfish bring good luck in homes and business premises although the rest of Asia the goldfish has traditionally been seen as a symbol of wealth.
btw Kum Yu (goldfish in Chinese), means gold in abundance.

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post #4 of 8 Old 05-11-2008, 03:59 PM Thread Starter
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the person who told me was an elderly woman who was buying stuff for her fishes... not an employee... hmm... i thought it was the koi... but maybe it is the goldfish... would make sense, ahhaha
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post #5 of 8 Old 05-11-2008, 11:55 PM
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I heard that flower horns bring good luck
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post #6 of 8 Old 05-12-2008, 02:04 AM
A fish with tartar sauce may not bring luck, but it sure fills the bill when you're hungry. Not real lucky for the fish, though.
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post #7 of 8 Old 05-14-2008, 11:59 PM
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I am pretty sure its the arowana.
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post #8 of 8 Old 05-15-2008, 04:10 PM
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the only lucky fish i know of is the
plastic one you get in a christmas cracker. :D
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