Friday the 13th: 13 Ways to Say "Eff You" to The Phobia

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It's Friday the 13th.

What's good about it: There's not another Friday the 13th movie coming out.

What's bad: Awful things may happen to you, according to tradition, lore and urban legend.

If you're scared of today (and no, we're not going to attempt to look knowledgeable by cutting-and-pasting in the name of the phobia), here are 13 ways to instead embrace the day.

13. Listen to Black Sabbath's debut album, released on a Friday the 13th in 1970.

12. Ladies: Buy a 13-inch dildo (in "caucasian"!! Go team!). Guys, too, if you're into that.

11. Read the 13th book in Sue Grafton's Kinsey Millhone alphabet-mystery series, M is for Mailing It In.

10. Make a pilgrimage to Buffalo to visit the gravesite of Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States.


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David Houston
David Houston

Baker's dozen of Shipley's donuts sounds good to me...

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Dudley "Booger" Dawson
Dudley "Booger" Dawson

I remember when I was 19 I was on my way to go hang out with some friends.  It was Friday the 13th with a full moon.  As I was driving down a dirt road close to my house a black cat ran across my car and I made a joke about shit hitting the fan that night.  About half way over to my friend's house I was hit by a drunk driver.  Bastard destroyed my car but I was still able to drive it home.  What a crazy night.  If there is one positive thing I can say it is that Geo Prizms are tough little cars. 

David Houston
David Houston

My neighbor lived in number 13, had a 13 in his car registration plate, and last thing I heard he'd won the lottery (his first four numbers were 1, 3, 13, and 31), when he was 31, and his daughter was 13.  They've since moved to Rhode Island - the thirteenth state... [thunder crack for dramatic effect...]

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