It’s Setsubun!

by alphamonkey on March 3, 2006 · 11 comments

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Long Version: Did you know that Feb. 3rd is Setsubun (the change of season)?  In Japan that means it’s time to toss roasted beans about shouting ‘Oniwa-sato, fukuwa-uchi’ in the hopes that good fortune will befall your family, and any and all devils will be expelled. 

Far be it from Transbuddha to pass up a perfectly good holiday, so it’s ‘no post madness’ while we gorge ourselves with roasted beans.

Yes, yes, we know.  There’s that whole ‘unspoken agreement’ wherein we put new content up every day and you, well…you make us feel all validated.  But you know what?  There’s some 5000 posts in these here archives, and we bet you’ve seen like what? 50 of ‘em?  Spend some time in the archives, or completely blow your day by browsing the media clip archives, via our handy mediaholder.  Rest assured we’ll be back on Monday after good fortune has been courted and devils cast out.

Short Version: Have a good weekend everybody, and we’ll see ya on Monday. 

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  • PesterTheJester

    but but but today’s March 3rd not Feb 3rd…..I think the monkey is a few bananas short here ;P

  • .alphamonkey.

    No one gets my sense of humor.

  • Just Plain Bob

    i’ve seen more than 50. tongue laugh

    but yeah, you guys have definitely been doing fabulous with the amount of content going up.


  • .alphamonkey.

    Thanks, JPB.  I knew you couldn’t stay away.

  • springmo

    I would have bought it being another snow day.

  • .alphamonkey.

    The real reason was that we had some server issues that lasted until well into the morning hours that prevented any new posting.

  • fealty2dahriyah

    man you guys keep quite the banker hours now don’t ya

  • .alphamonkey.

    Bankers work from 7am to 6am?

  • fealty2dahriyah

    guess it’s more of bankers holiday joke

  • Your Good Twin

    I don’t care, take a break if you guys wanna.  You post tons of good content every day and that’s more then we deserve.  Hell, I only stumbled on the site about two months ago so I know there’s plenty already here I ain’t seen.

  • BADD

    WHAT!?  No new content!?  For-shame Monkey man…..for-shame.

    I suggest you **aquire** more monkeys to do the work around there.

    Actually I know it is really my fault.  I have only submitted **ONE** contribution to this great blog-web-site thingy.  I am so ASHAMED!!!!

    Please forgive me!  I will never faulter again I swear!  I hit you because I think your going to leave me!!  My parents molested me!  I was a teenaged robot!  I have a chemical imbalance!  Hurricans!!!  LOcusts!  I missed the bus!  The handle on my lunchbox broke!  I have had this icecream bar since I was a child!  People, always trying to take it from me!  Why?!

    (was this an over reaction?)

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