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Age

Revealing your age is unlucky. To discern someone’s age: Take one of his or her head hairs and tie it to a small gold ring, suspending it inside a glass. A person’s age is...

Actors: bad luck omens during the play 0

Actors: bad luck omens during the play

It is bad luck to: Have real flowers on stage. Catch part of your costume on entering the scene. Have a picture of an ostrich on stage. Use real food, drink, or jewelry on...

Actors: good luck omens during the play 0

Actors: good luck omens during the play

It is good luck to: Have shoes that squeak when making your first stage entrance. Trip on entering the scene on the opening night of a play. Fall during the play. Say “shit” or...

Actors: Good luck omens before the play 0

Actors: Good luck omens before the play

It is good luck to: Throw a piece of coal into the gallery from the stage. Be pinched. Have someone wish you “break a leg!” before the performance. Have a bad rehearsal. Start a...