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Those Fortune Cookie 'Lucky
Numbers'? They're Not Unlucky
Aug 4, 2017 12:49 PM CDT
Those Fortune Cookie 'Lucky Numbers'? They're Not Unlucky
FiveThirtyEight's Walt Hickey analyzed 1,000-plus cookies and made some surprising finds
- Imagine you're so obsessed with fortune cookies, and the destinies they claim to foretell, that you order more than 1,000 of them to "unlock their mysteries." That's exactly what data journalist Walt Hickey did for FiveThirtyEight.com , picking through the prognostications (676 unique ones among...
Sep 17, 2015 9:59 AM CDT
Fortune Cookie's Lucky Numbers Worth $10M
Florida man wins big in state drawing
- Those lucky numbers printed on the back of a fortune cookie slip lived up to their name last month. A Boca Raton man won $10 million in the Florida lottery after playing the random digits, reports the
South Florida Sun Sentinel
. Richard Davis, 66, was a regular player of bigger,...
Fortune Cookie Numbers
Nab Woman $2M Lotto Win
Mar 7, 2014 11:59 AM CST
Fortune Cookie Numbers Nab Woman $2M Lotto Win
Emma Duvoll says she may spend big on a trip to Switzerland
- You may want to start paying more attention to your fortune cookies. When Emma Duvoll cracked open her cookie from Sammy's Noodle Shop & Grill in Manhattan, the lucky numbers on her fortune "looked attractive," she says, so she played them in the Powerball. "I used...
Maker Nixes Romantic Slips
Feb 11, 2013 9:27 AM CST
Largest Fortune-Cookie Maker Nixes Romantic Slips
Company doesn't want to 'upset a single person' (no pun intended)
- The planet's top fortune cookie maker doesn't want its products to be the source of even a little unhappiness—so it's changing its romantic messages over parents' concerns. Parents "said they didn’t want their kids reading them," says a VP at NYC-based Wonton Food;...
Best Fortune Cookie Fortunes
Feb 21, 2010 7:35 AM CST
Best Fortune Cookie Fortunes
Is your family 'young, gifted and attractive?' Who knows!
- Fortune cookie fortunes can be insightful, obscure, and oftentimes both. Slashfood has compiled a list of the 10 best its editors have come across:
"You are magnetic in your bearing."
So, naturally, "The night life is for you."
But remember to "Face facts with dignity.
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