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Old 10-01-2008, 10:51 PM
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Pennies in every window sill?

I recently bought a foreclosed home, and the previous owners left a penny in every window sill.
Anybody ever hear about this tradition??
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Old 10-01-2008, 11:01 PM
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I recently bought a foreclosed home, and the previous owners left a penny in every window sill.
Anybody ever hear about this tradition??
Check out this snopes message board page. It appears to be a superstitious thing in different cultures. http://message.snopes.com/showthread.php?t=3543
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Old 10-01-2008, 11:07 PM
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Old 10-02-2008, 06:08 AM
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I prefer to keep a watch up my ass.
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Old 10-02-2008, 06:27 AM
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Old 10-02-2008, 09:28 AM
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Old 10-02-2008, 10:54 AM
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Me too, but I use my cell phone as a watch.

Do you set it to vibrate?
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Do you set it to vibrate?
And call yourself?
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Old 10-02-2008, 05:20 PM
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Old 10-04-2008, 02:19 PM
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Old 10-04-2008, 06:20 PM
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Old 10-26-2008, 08:28 AM
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I recently bought a foreclosed home, and the previous owners left a penny in every window sill.
Anybody ever hear about this tradition??
Maybe it was all the $$$ they had left after the foreclosure.
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