Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Happy Year of the Rat!

Tomorrow marks the start of the Chinese (Lunar) New Year! Firecrackers for everyone!

Mmm. Rats. Delicious.

And they make excellent pets, too!


Anonymous Patsee said...


A Splode!

6:15 PM  
Blogger Jin Ai said...

I love that picture!
I also love being Chinese, except for the fact that some people send out innocent mass emails to everybody on their contact list wishing them Happy Chinese New Year, but then the losers start replying to everybody [including me!! GRR...] bragging about how much money they got and it turns into a competition..."OHHH $130 BEAT THAT!!"

6:22 PM  
Anonymous Kurosignal said...

Yay Chinese New Year! I'm Chinese too!

6:29 PM  
Blogger ookamishinzui said...

I love being (half) chinese, I don't really celebrate Chinese New Year,but I love the Chinese Zodiac Story, I wish that the cat was in the Chinese Zodaic, I love the cat....his story is SO sad. :'(

6:41 PM  
Blogger Jin Ai said...

Lol, what's the other half?
I'm acually half Chinese/Korean.

7:23 PM  
Blogger Mysterie said...

I LOVE that picture! It's so cute!
Chinese New Year is super fun too! I love the fireworks!
(Is there a difference between fire crackers and fireworks?)

7:33 PM  
Blogger ookamishinzui said...

Jin Ai-
It's a secret SHHHHHHHH
jk, actually im a eurasian (lol, that my own little joke)the other half is Polish.... but I know, like, NOTHING about Poland. I concider my self more Chinese.
PS Jin is my middle name ^_^

7:34 PM  
Blogger falcon said...

I was born in the year of the rat!!!!
I've finally stopped posting as anyonymous

8:38 PM  
Blogger Kitty said...

Yay! It's my year! Did you know that if your Chinese zodiac character year is here, they say you'll be unlucky for the entire year. Unless you wear something red every day. Sleeping, bathing, school... Ect. I;m wearing a dyed-red rabbit tail. *D WHOO!! I love being Chinese! I think I'm kinda half Tiwanese and Chinese. ^^' Hayy Chinese New Year!! Shin nean quai la rensu ru i! (Have a happy Chinese New Year!)

8:42 PM  
Blogger Spring said...

I have a friend who had a rat... until it died. It's teeth were growing into it's head, and they had to tell us ALL about it. LOL

9:02 PM  
Blogger ookamishinzui said...

If you guys are rats that means that you are eleven years old, am I right?
Well ANYWAYS.... I'm a PIG!!!!
:(:) <----piggy!

9:08 PM  
Blogger Spring said...

I'm a pig too! It's so unlucky!

9:52 PM  
Blogger Kitty said...

Tee hee... Jin ai, the Chinese school I help out give out two dollar bills... Not two one dollars, a single two. *D Beat that!

10:43 PM  
Anonymous Elizabeth said...

Happy new year!

I'm writing a report about rats for school!

10:52 PM  
Blogger ookamishinzui said...

Pigs ARE lucky that's why it's called the year of the golden pig and there was a baby boom in China last year(dogs are lucky too).

11:36 PM  
Anonymous Elizabeth said...

Will you be holding a writing contest anytime soon? Those are always fun.

11:53 PM  
Anonymous Nellie said...

I'm a rat too, and I'm a quarter Chinese.

2:38 PM  
Blogger Jin Ai said...

Where do they get all those 2's?? I know some people who do that, but the problem with people giving out rare-ish coins or bills is that I never want to spend them, haha [I have a collection of $2 bills and 50 cent coins lying]

I'm just wondering-how many people here are boys? Are there any?? lol.
Oh yeah, and how old are you people?

I'm turning 14 tomorrow [on the 8th]! :D
And in case you haven't guessed, yes, I'm a girl xD

4:07 PM  
Blogger Jin Ai said...

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4:29 PM  
Blogger Jin Ai said...

OHH oops stupid me. xD that IS two years! Hehe whoops, sorry.

4:37 PM  
Blogger SAMEANANYMOUS said...

i', a tiger rrrrrar

5:25 PM  
Anonymous Ginnyweasley007 said...

two words "Fruits basket"
I love that manga/anime ! everybody, whether you know what I'm talking about or not, wish Yuki an happy birthday! I wish the cat was part of the zodiac, cats are my favorite animals, I like dogs too, but cats have a special place in my heart


6:00 PM  
Anonymous dangerous said...

ooka: yay for us piggys!!! :(:)

6:04 PM  
Anonymous bookworm said...

yes! year of the rat! whoo-hoo!

10:40 PM  
Anonymous YouCouldn'tGuess said...

I was born the year of the rat! Yeah!

10:51 PM  
Blogger Mysterie said...

And i don't care what people saay about it being unlucky, cause so far, nothing bad has happened to me!

10:52 PM  
Blogger Mysterie said...

ookamishinzui-what's the cat's story?

10:53 PM  
Anonymous Elizabeth said...

Happy Birthday Jin Ai! I have a birthday on the 8th too but it's on April 8th, not February 8th.

11:45 PM  
Anonymous Nellie said...

My nutty but brave sister Hazel has..
So, when you don't hear from her till Easter, don't flip, she has not abandoned Kiki Strike.
And people! 29 comments! You guys rock!

1:49 PM  
Blogger ookamishinzui said...

I LOVE Fruits Basket! Happy Birthday Yuki-kun!I THINK that the Vietnamese Zodiac has the cat in it, in the place of the rabbit, poor Momiji. BTW- Fruits Basket vol 18 was on the best seller list (or something like that) longer than a Naruto manga book. Belive it!

1:59 PM  
Anonymous ananka said...


Nellie: I'm so honored that someone gave up the diary for Lent!

2:05 PM  
Blogger Jin Ai said...

Haha, yeah. It's horrifying to imagine, but I was planning to give up the Internet, lol.
WOO I'm 14 today! Thanks, Ananka :)

3:20 PM  
Blogger ookamishinzui said...

There are may stories about the cat, I'll tell you one.
The cat and the rat were best friends, but couldn't swim.They HAD to swim in this race that God had thought of to choose the 12 animals for the Chinese Zodaic. God let 13 animals compete.
SOOOO, the rat and the cat teamed up tricked the ox/ cow into letting them ride on his back.
But once the rat, cat and cow were half way across the river the rat pushed the cat off the cow and into the river, the cat lost the reat won.
He was betrayed by his best friend.

4:07 PM  
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4:15 PM  
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4:26 PM  
Blogger Patsee said...

If you go by Chinese years, I was born in the Year of the Dog, but if you're an ignorant American or some such and go by the Gregorian calendar, I'm a pig xD

12:54 PM  

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