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Do you suffer from hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia?

Asked by RealEyesRealizeRealLies (30874points) June 8th, 2009

It’s too much fun to look it up and read about it for yourself. I can’t spoil that for you. Where do they come up with this stuff?

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Randy's avatar

I don’t suffer from anything that can be confused as bull shit. I could maybe understand being afraid of what the that number would represent but not literally the number itself. A number can’t do anything to you especially considering it’s a man made idea; it’s not even a real object.

SuperMouse's avatar

Personally I do not, but I am sure there are many, many people who do.

casheroo's avatar

I’ve only known one person with that phobia. Strange to me, but who am I to judge? I couldn’t even leave my damn bedroom for almost three months without passing out from panic.

AstroChuck's avatar

No, but being the embodiment of evil I do suffer from hexakosioihexekontahexaphiliia.

filmfann's avatar

My mom did, and I avoid it out of respect for her.

ABoyNamedBoobs03's avatar

man calling out something and then making me do all the work isn’t cool… that’s why I’m on the internet, to be lazy…

Jeruba's avatar

Nice pronunciation help here.

AstroChuck's avatar

I also once suffered from an acute case of viral Supercalifragilisticexpialidociousitis that I caught from an airport toilet seat.

SuperMouse's avatar

@AstroChuck would you mind wearing a surgical mask at the “Fluther Meet Up”? I think it would be best for all concerned. That Supercalifragilisticexpialidociousitis is pretty nasty stuff and very contagious.

Aethelwine's avatar

You are cruel!

You know I’m using an iPod touch right?

@AstroChuck much lurve to you

Likeradar's avatar

@AstroChuck The sound of that is something quite atrocious.

Jack79's avatar

Shouldn’t it be hexakosiohexekontahexaphobia? (one “i” less)
I don’t think I suffer from it, though I am weary of the number, and people who think it’s “cool” to play with it. I don’t have a problem with the number itself, but with the people and their logic behind it.

Bluefreedom's avatar

Yes, I suffer from hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia just about as much as I suffer from inhaling air each day to keep myself alive. I’m not anticipating any cures or doctor visits in my immediate future. Long live Satan and the innocuous number 666.

SirBailey's avatar

Wouldn’t I look like a fool if I were afraid of it, what, with having it on my scalp since birth. Don’t know why. When I go bald I’ll probably have it removed. Until then, nobody sees it but my barber.

dynamicduo's avatar

Really? It’s obvious in the title of it, see that hexa there three times? I knew it before I clicked on the link. Oh, the Powers of Observation!

I actually love seeing 666 everywhere. I point it out when I can, I try to get my gas to line up to it, etc.

filmfann's avatar

@SirBailey I was worried about my son’s birthmark, till we decided they were 9’s not 6’s.

vampir_kat's avatar

666 is an awesome number! So is 0, 13, 5280, and a trillion!!

Why would anyone be afraid of some old code from long ago? That’s right…. people are crazy when it comes to ‘religion’.... goodness I finally grew out of that fairy tale. I don’t think the devil has a number… it’s just the ego.

ladytmerie's avatar

Im not afraid of it but a girl at work asked if she could have her paycheck altered because of it. Her check was for $666.00 and she wouldn’t cash it till it was changed one dollar above or below.

AstroChuck's avatar

I always find people fearing numbers hilarious. Especially amusing to me are high-rise buildings that skip floor thirteen and go right to fourteen. I like pointing out to superstitious people on the fourteenth floor what floor they are actually on.

Randy's avatar

@filmfann such a funny, funny man that Mitch Hedberg. I was just introduced to him at the beginning of the year.

AstroChuck's avatar

@filmfann- That was great. You had me going from that video to other Mitch Hedberg postings on YouTube for about an hour. I really miss him. He was slap nuts funny.

Bobbilynn's avatar

Try 420, and see if your still afraid! Hee hee

SuperMouse's avatar

I came upon this on Snopes today and thought of this question.

Icky's avatar

no, no i do not

Nullo's avatar

No. People have conflated the number with things that it’s not related to. Anybody who writes it somewhere and makes a big deal about it in the context that it doesn’t belong in gets my everlasting facepalmage.

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