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    it's common knowledge that bad things come in threes.. We've had the Corona virus, George Floyd, so hold on to your pants for whatever is next !!
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    @ogb said
    it's common knowledge that bad things come in threes.. We've had the Corona virus, George Floyd, so hold on to your pants for whatever is next !!
    It’s fear based superstition, not “common knowledge“.
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    @ogb said
    it's common knowledge that bad things come in threes.. We've had the Corona virus, George Floyd, so hold on to your pants for whatever is next !!
    The world already has it in the whitehouse! Or you could pick the many unemployed all across the world.

    Some do call it superstition, but seems things do have a way of happening in 3's.

    -VR
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    @very-rusty said
    The world already has it in the whitehouse! Or you could pick the many unemployed all across the world.

    Some do call it superstition, but seems things do have a way of happening in 3's.

    -VR
    So after three bad things have happened everything else is good from then onwards then. That's quite encouraging really. Or does the next bad thing just get called number one again to save on learning to count?
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    @petewxyz said
    So after three bad things have happened everything else is good from then onwards then. That's quite encouraging really. Or does the next bad thing just get called number one again to save on learning to count?
    I've seen many bad things happen in my life time as well as good things. and they all seem to run in 3's for some unknown reason. Of course more than 3 bad or good things can happen in a lifetime but always seem to be in 3's. Doesn't mean nothing bad or good will happen again.

    -VR
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    how about the economy, the world wide economy.

    Doomed, I tell you!
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    @earl-of-trumps said
    how about the economy, the world wide economy.

    Doomed, I tell you!
    So many People unemployed would cover that, of couse it is going to affect the economy.

    Things are slowly starting to open up in my neck of the woods, distancing is enforced and they suggest people wear masks. From what I've seen most are following the rules which will help speed things up, but lots of testing has to be done yet.

    -VR
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    @ogb said
    it's common knowledge
    things happen in ones
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    @rookie54 said
    things happen in ones
    If they're not happening is there still one of them or do they then vanish?
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    @petewxyz said
    If they're not happening is there still one of them or do they then vanish?
    i aim to get as simple as possible
    it's binary
    the thing is either on
    or off
    it's one
    or zero
    you already know this

    the original thought (superstition) of 'things happening in threes'
    is a human perception/perspective
    this stuff cannot be proven, or disproven
    so many anecdotes, so many stories
    but folks who mention this phenomena fail to ascribe a time frame to the "happenings"
    is it one year?
    is it five seconds?
    is it just superstition?

    you already have all the answers you will ever need
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    @rookie54 said
    i aim to get as simple as possible
    it's binary
    the thing is either on
    or off
    it's one
    or zero
    you already know this

    the original thought (superstition) of 'things happening in threes'
    is a human perception/perspective
    this stuff cannot be proven, or disproven
    so many anecdotes, so many stories
    but folks who mention this phenomena fail to ascribe a time frame to ...[text shortened]... is it five seconds?
    is it just superstition?

    you already have all the answers you will ever need
    So what you are saying is there is a finite number of answers required, but how do I find out the number?
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    @petewxyz said
    So what you are saying is there is a finite number of answers required, but how do I find out the number?
    yes i typed out "there is a finite number of answers"

    have a great day
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    @rookie54 said
    yes i typed out "there is a finite number of answers"

    have a great day
    You still haven't learned how to hit the shift key on your keyboard when you type 'I'!!! 😉

    -VR
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    @ogb said
    it's common knowledge that bad things come in threes.. We've had the Corona virus, George Floyd, so hold on to your pants for whatever is next !!
    for every three there is a two
    but for every two there is not a three
    but it fills the spaces in your mind that allows the rattle
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    People tend to look for patterns in life and three is the smallest number needed to create a pattern. Bad things also happen in twos and fours, of course, but the relationships aren't always as noticeable.
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