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Do you have a name for those people who when praise something, something bad happens to it?

Like it gets destroyed, stolen, etc. Your no's are also appreciated.

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Bad luck, karma, superstition or voodoo

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Bad luck and superstition ate too general. Karma is completely different. Thanks, anyway!
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Rachelle, you are very good. M360 posted a comment to me then I understood what he meant. Enjoy your day!
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well voodoo is actually a black magic that people do to wreck peoples day or body...or stuff anyway i tried! lol
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Oh, you edited your answer. Voodoo? I don't believe in voodoo but you are entitled to your perception and your answer.
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livinglifeinpeaace i am following you now...please follow me too!
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Thank you, really! But to complete myself, I should say that it's this quality is inevitable. That is, having it, no matter intending or not, if you praise something, you'll ruin it :)
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Ii don't believe in voodoo either but some people do, just throwing it out there. lol
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I understood you Rachelle. = )
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M360, I am not very good yet at deciphering questions however, if you are asking if someone sees something of yours and it gets destroyed or stolen because they "borrowed" something they liked of yours, the word would be "irresponsible". Apologies if I am off base on this one. Your question doesn't match with your description. Therefore, my confusion.

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At first, I felt something was wrong with my question, now, I'm sure :D Sorry!
I mean there are some people that when they praise something of yours, or even you, something bad happens to it, or you. For instance, they say, 'what a nice car you have'. And then you go and have an accident with it. I know some people accept they have such a quality!
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No need to apologize. That's called karma, my friend. And karma is a bitch however, don't put too much stock into it. There is no such thing as coincidence. I used to feel the same way. For example, my car would break down, I would have it fixed and then a few months later my friend would bring it up with, "I hope your car doesn't..." and the next day it wouldn't start. Hope this made sense. Enjoy your day!
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But I've know Karma as 'the sum of a person's actions in this and previous states of existence'.
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There are many variations of karma. Such as, if you do something bad to a person for example, something bad will come back to you which I know you understand. Regarding your question, there really isn't a word for it. Shit happens. It's life. We want to think there is a cause and effect when, in reality, there isn't.
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Thanks, anyway! :)
You know, in our language we do have a name for it. Just wanted to see whether English had, too.
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I don't believe in voodoo either however some people do so Ii was just throwing it out there.
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M360, if you don't mind me asking, what is your language and what is the word in your language? Then, perhaps, I could see if there is an English word for what you seek.
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My language is Farsi, and the word we use is literally: eye sore (that is a sore ( a symbol of any bad happening) caused just through looking).
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My language is Farsi, and the word we use is literally: eye sore (that is a sore ( a symbol of any bad happening) caused just through looking).
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Being "jinxed" would be the appropriate word. Although I do boy believe in this. Things happen for a reason which we have no control over. Enjoy your day!
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not believe autocorrect typed boy. Sigh...
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Yeah, I have a name for them. Actually a phrase. It is "On their own". As in, you won't be borrowing my things anymore. lol

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At first, I felt something was wrong with my question, now, I'm sure :D Sorry!
I mean there are some people that when they praise something of yours, or even you, something bad happens to it, or you. For instance, they say, 'what a nice car you have'. And then you go and have an accident with it. I know some people accept they have such a quality!
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Karma or bad luck. A superstitious belief.

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Jinx

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Hey, that's the most corresponding answer do far, thanks!
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You're very welcome.
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