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Thursday, January 17, 2008

It's The Year of the Rat! Which One Are You? (T13 #3)


This year, 2008 is the year of the RAT. Do you know What your Chinese Sign is and what is in your Chinese Sign?
Rat (1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008)

a) You are ambitious yet honest, prone to spend freely
b) Seldom make lasting friendships.
c) The Rat year is a year of plenty, bringing opportunity and good prospects.
d) The charm of the Rat personality is as universally known and loved as the Walt Disney character, Mickey Mouse.
e) A child born in the year of the Rat will be sweet and loving.
f) Most compatible with Dragons and Monkeys.
g) Least compatible with the horses.

Ox (1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009)

a) We will feel the yoke of responsibility coming down on us this year.
b) The Ox or the Buffalo sign symbolizes prosperity through fortitude and hard work.
c) This child will not be a crybaby.
d) Bright, patient and inspiring to others, you can be happy by yourself, yet make an outstanding parent.
e) Marry a Snake or a Rooster.
f) The Sheep will bring you trouble.

Tiger (1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010)

a) This is definitely an explosive year.
b) Tiger people are aggressive, courageous, candid and sensitive.
c) In the East, the Tiger symbolizes power, passion and daring.
d) A Tiger child could be a bundle of joy and a holy terror at the same time.
e) Look to the Horse and the Dog for your happiness.
f) Beware of the Monkey.


Rabbit (1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011)

a) A placid year, very much welcomed and needed after the ferocious year of the Tiger.
b) Luckiest of all signs, you are also talented and articulate.
c) Affectionate, yet shy, you seek peace throughout your life.
d) A person born in the year of the Rabbit possesses one of the most fortunate
of the twelve animal signs.
e) A child born in the Rabbit's year will have a sweet disposition.
f) Marry a Sheep or a Boar.
g) Your opposite is the Rooster.


Dragon (1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012)

a) A magnificent comeback after the recuperative year of the Rabbit.
b) The mighty and magnificent Dragon of mythical folklore never ceases
to enchant or stir the imagination.
c) The high-spirited Dragon child is an innovator.
d) You are eccentric and your life is complex.
e) You have a very passionate nature and abundant health.
f) Marry a Monkey or Rat late in life.
g) Avoid the Dog.


Snake (1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013)

a) A year for reflection, planning and searching answers.
b) Philosopher, theologian, political wizard, wily financier--the Snake person is
the deepest thinker and enigma of the Chinese cycle.
c) The Snake child is a complex personality.
d) You are wise and intense with a tendency towards physical beauty, vain and high tempered.
e) The Rooster and Ox are your best signs.
f) The Boar is your enemy.


Horse (1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014)

a) A lively and high-spirited year for all. Life will be hectic and punctuated with adventures.
b) A person born in this year is said to be cheerful, popular and quick-witted.
c) A child born in the Horse year will be animated, boisterous and mercurial.
d) Popular and attractive to the opposite sex, you are often ostentatious and impatient.
e) You need people.
f) Marry a Tiger or a Dog early, but never a Rat.


Sheep (1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015)

a) This is a smooth year following that of the energetic Horse.
b) This is the most feminine sign of the Chinese zodiac.
c) The gentle Sheep child will be a treasure to his parents.
d) Elegant and creative, you are timid and prefer anonymity.
e) You are most compatible with the Boars and the Rabbits, but never the Ox.

Monkey (1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016)

a) Everything will be workable this year.
b) Of all the animals in the lunar cycle, the Monkey bears the closest
resemblance to the Naked Ape himself, Man.
c) The Monkey child will be captivating.
d) You are very intelligent and are able to influence people.
e) An enthusiastic achiever, you are easily discouraged and confused.
f) Seek a Dragon or Rat but avoid the Tigers.

Rooster (1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017)

a) The optimism of the Monkey year overlaps the year of the Rooster, but the Rooster
tends to be overconfident and is prone to come up with nonsensical plans.
b) The Rooster, or Chicken as he is also called, is the Don Quixote of the Chinese cycle.
c) As a child, the Rooster-born will be a self-starter.
d) Loyal and honest, you work well with others.
e) You are generous yet stubborn, and often selfish.
f) Look to the Horse or Tiger.
g) Watch out for Dragons.

Dog (1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018)
a) Paradoxically the year of the Dog will bring happiness and dissent in the same boat.
b) This may be the most likable sign of all in the Chinese cycle.
c) This child will be friendly, happy and well-balanced.
d) You are generous yet stubborn, and often selfish.
e) Look to the Horse or Tiger and watch out for Dragons.


Pig (1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019)

a) A year of goodwill to all. An excellent climate for business, and industry in
general will prevail.
b) This is the sign of honesty, simplicity and great fortitude.
c) The Boar child will be self-reliant, sociable and easy to deal with.
d) Nobel and chivalrous.
e) Your friends will be life long, yet you are prone to marital strife.
f) Marry a Rabbit or a Sheep.
g) You should avoid other Boars.

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