Good news Eeyore! It is considered better to be pessimistic, or at least silent, when speaking of one's future financial success if you want to prevent bad luck. So be humble and curb your enthusiasm until it actually happens.
Please resist whistling inside your home, because is thought to scare off the guardian angels that watch over your house. Without them, you’ll have no one to protect your fortune from flowing out.
Russian superstition states that "money goes to money," therefore scattering coins in bags and cupboards around your home will supposedly attract more money, bringing you great fortune in no time... unless someone picks up these coins from your house, which would reverse the process.
If your right hand itches, you're going to get money soon or meet someone soon. If your left hand itches, you're going to give money away. If you give a purse or wallet as a gift, it must not be empty -- for this will bring poverty to the receiver.
Challenge: Sometimes, you have to earn your lucky money. If you ever go to St. Petersburg, it’s likely that you’ll visit the Peter and Paul Fortress. While you’re crossing the bridge on your way there, try landing a ruble on a rabbit statue’s feet. If successful, it means that you’ll be rewarded with good fortune.
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