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The Year of the Rat

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MawB Sat 25-Jan-20 14:51:27

Happy Chinese New Year!

It’s the Year of The Rat
The Personality of the Rat may resonate with anyone who has ever had a pet rat? ? They are the most fabulous pets, or so I am told .....
People born in the Year of the Rat are characterised as smart, resourceful and quick-witted. They have great imaginations and make sharp observations, with the ability to take advantage of several opportunities.

I am not ashamed to say I am a rat, as is my SIL but I would have to say it with a big smile as he is the best SIL you could wish for.
I have also read that to meet challenges head-on in “”my” year, I should wear red underwear every day!
As if that’s going to happen grin
Any more Rats on GN?

merlotgran Sat 25-Jan-20 14:57:06

No. I'm a pig! grin

There's always been something of the farmyard about me. grin

GagaJo Sat 25-Jan-20 15:12:00

新年快乐 everyone. I'm a snake I'm afraid. Currently, one that has swallowed a goat, based on my figure.

PamelaJ1 Sat 25-Jan-20 16:14:52

I’m a snake too.🐍

Dec46 Sat 25-Jan-20 16:18:33

I'm a dog and hopefully not a bitch

Jane10 Sat 25-Jan-20 16:19:27

I'm not only a horse but a wooden one at that! Niegh, clip clop 🐴

rafichagran Sat 25-Jan-20 16:21:25

Cavewoman I see what you mean about Maw answering my question. Very amusing. To explain I have done my first thread on the gardening thread and the subject was rats.grin

Chewbacca Sat 25-Jan-20 16:24:28

I'm a horse. I certainly work like one!

annsixty Sat 25-Jan-20 16:26:24

My H was a Rat, whether a typical one I cannot be sure .
I am an Ox, I think I am plodding and pedestrian, and up until recently as strong as one.
Unfortunately some people think I still am and expect more of me than I am capable of.

Hetty58 Sat 25-Jan-20 16:30:55

I'm a snake too - and proud of it!

Wheniwasyourage Sat 25-Jan-20 18:39:29

I'm a rabbit. hmm

rafichagran Sat 25-Jan-20 18:49:59

I am a Rooster. Happy New Year of the Rat everyone.

boheminan Sat 25-Jan-20 18:54:26

I'm a rat - and am terrified of themshock

cornergran Sat 25-Jan-20 19:13:22

I’m a rat and like bohemian am very scared of the real thing.

Anniebach Sat 25-Jan-20 19:16:33

I’m a horse

Grannyben Sat 25-Jan-20 19:20:03

Dragon here, although I don't think I'm typical of the characteristics. CagaJo, that made me laugh

Iwastoldtheredbecake Sat 25-Jan-20 19:21:40

I’m a Dragon too. Apparently hmm

Katyj Sat 25-Jan-20 21:05:48

I’m a Rooster 🐓Think it quite suits me 😉

Urmstongran Sat 25-Jan-20 21:24:33

Me? Just looked it up!

The 1954 Horse people need to pay attention to their health condition in the year of 2020. Although they will not suffer from fatal diseases, the slow-moving diseases that have plagued them for many years should not be underestimated. They are getting older and their energy is getting worse, so they should learn to lighten their workload and put their health in the first place.

People with Chinese zodiac Horse born in 1954 have good communication skills and they are good at establishing good interpersonal relationships with other people. They are pacifists and have good temper, so they are good at communication and coordination. The Wood Horse can think of others in everything so they are popular among their friends. In addition, they have rich imagination and keen observation, and have incisive and original views on things.

The Wood Horse born in the year of 1954 has a strong body. They even seldom suffer from minor diseases such as fever, cold and cough. But as they are getting older, it is necessary to keep an eye on physical health. A good work and rest habits and nutritious food are very essential. In addition, they should better exercise every day to strengthen their resistance to diseases.


Callistemon Sat 25-Jan-20 21:34:53

I thought I was but apparently not, however, my delightful DGD is a Rat!!

Juliet27 Sat 25-Jan-20 21:38:22

I’m a rat

Nannylovesshopping Sat 25-Jan-20 22:52:03

I’m a tiger, just looked it up too urmstongran exactly me, fascinating😀

NanaandGrampy Sat 25-Jan-20 22:59:55

I am a monkey 😁😁 unsurprisingly !

Bellanonna Sat 25-Jan-20 23:03:17

I had no idea what I was, but turns out I’m a dragon

hollysteers Sat 25-Jan-20 23:21:58

I’m a bore, oh I meant a boar/pig.😁. The pig was last year and I thought it would be a lucky year for me, but a Chinese woman said no and tied a thin red thread bracelet round my wrist.
It was a so so year. I sometimes go to the Chinese celebrations in the city, but hibernating at the mo. Also don’t fancy that virus...😳