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Happy 2013 Chinese Lunar New Year ~ Year of the Snake

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February 10, 2013 is the Lunar New Year celebrated throughout Asia and by Asians who have immigrated to other countries.

This year it is the Year of the Snake. People born in the year of the snake are believed to be thoughtful and stylish yet complex characters.

Devotees light candles at the Lungshan Temple on the eve of the Chinese lunar new year in Taipei, Taiwan, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. The Lunar New Year falls on Feb. 10 this year, marking the Year of Snake in the Chinese calendar.slide_279814_2083052_free.jpg?1360435578036

Firecrackers explode as dragon dancers perform in front of Chinese business establishment on the eve of Chinese New Year celebration Saturday Feb. 9, 2013 at Manila's Chinatown district of Binondo in Manila, Philippines. This year marks the Year of the Snake in the Chinese calendar.

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An assistant shop clerk displays newly unveiled gold snake for sale ahead of the upcoming Chinese lunar new year, the year of the Snake, at a jewelry shop in Hong Kong Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. China is one of the world's biggest gold markets as it is a popular investment and hedge against inflation.

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An ethnic Chinese Malaysian walks at Thean Hock Keong temple, also known as Snake Temple, in Klang, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. The Chinese Lunar New Year begins on Feb. 10 and marks the start of the Year of Snake, according to the Chinese zodiac.

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Yes .. Happy New Year to all our Asian folks .. :)

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The most common Chinese ways of saying Happy New Year are Gong Xi Fa Cai (Mandarin) and Gong Hey Fat Choy (Cantonese). Even though the pronunciations are a little different, both are written the same way.

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I was just about to make this thread but you made it way better than I would have.

Happy Chinese New Year! Any other asians having a family dinner like I am?

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I was just about to make this thread but you made it way better than I would have.

Happy Chinese New Year! Any other asians having a family dinner like I am?

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Happy Chinese New Year!

I was born in the year of the Goat. Man I'd love to have a turtle mouse if I knew where to get one.

This year will be one of sucesses -- but gotta stay positive and have endurace. That's good to hear!

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Happy Chinese New Year!

I was born in the year of the Goat. Man I'd love to have a turtle mouse if I knew where to get one.

This year will be one of sucesses -- but gotta stay positive and have endurace. That's good to hear!

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Happy New Year to all that celebrate!

* I'm a snake...whatever that means...

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Even notice that pro-D-days at school used to just happen to coincide with Chine New Year?

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I was just about to make this thread but you made it way better than I would have.

Happy Chinese New Year! Any other asians having a family dinner like I am?

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