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One-Liner Wednesday – Bring back Confucius!

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Since when did fortune cookies become the adult equivalent of a bubble gum wrapper? No, like really. Didn’t they used to have Confucius quotes?

Photo: A fortune from a fortune cookie that reads, “Stop procrastinating – starting tomorrow.”


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58 thoughts on “One-Liner Wednesday – Bring back Confucius!

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  4. I had one that said, “What is the speed of dark?” Yeah. Bring back Confucius.

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  7. We rarely get them at all, here!

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  10. LOL! I remember the first time I got fortune cookie missive that had lotto quick pick numbers in it – – long, long ago – Me? I just read the fortune and either laughed and said, “not today, not in the mood” or “hmm…interesting, maybe I should think on that one for a bit….” but in the final analysis? Over and over I keep asking myself, “Can you remember the last time a fortune cookie actually tasted good/fresh”? Nope – I cannot – too long ago – sigh – LOL

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    • Really? Mine are always yummy. I’m sorry. 😦

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      • 🙂 Many of my fave restaurants for that cuisine have shut down/been purchased by others, or are still on ‘take out only’ in location about 60 miles away from me – 🙂 So, after 4 years of trying, here and there, while I could, my version of the ‘tastes stale” is, one of many options, but top two – “Hmmm…. COVID shutdowns/supply chain issues in fresh delivery? OR Me? Has my body changed? OR Maybe new owner/new to me restaurant doesn’t order in from same supplier as previous owner did….” – – LOL

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  11. Funny how we all live opening them. I guess everyone likes a special little surprise☺️

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  17. 100% agree. They used to have something inspirational or encouraging. Now they’re just…meh.

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  23. Isn’t waiting until tomorrow procrastinating? 🤣 LOL

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  24. Yes, they suck anymore! You never get fortunes these days, more like life affirmations or something. 🙄

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  28. You’re right! They’ve been crummy for so long that I’d forgotten. Start a movement. I’ll sign that petition.

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  31. A good motto! Any idea what the numbers underneath are for ?

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  32. I think they stopped giving great quotes long ago. LOL

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