KSUOWL saidIf its the year of the rabbit and my chinese symbol thing is the rabbit, does that mean something special?
I don't know this shit...
It means that this year you're going to have to wear red underwear to ward of evil spirits.
No I'm not kidding:
"For those turning 12, 24, 36 etc. (the Chinese Zodiac uses a cycle of 12), termed benming nian
, or the meeting of one’s zodiac year, traditional Chinese belief is that it can be an unlucky year. To ward off any dangers that might befall you in your benming nian
, it helps to wear red. Red is one of the luckiest colors in Chinese traditions, standing for loyalty, success and happiness.
If you’re really traditional, you should wear red every day, all year long. If you’re not a big fan of the color red in your outer wardrobe, red underwear is an easy way to protect yourself against the hazards of benming nian
. Better ask your sweetheart for more than one pair!"
And I can vouch that every single grocery store and department store in China is selling red underwear like gangbusters right now.