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Oct 9, 2013 08:31 PM

What's in a Fortune Cookie?

From the WSJ, in an article titled, "In Search of Fortunes" the author laments the decline of fortunes of the fortune in Fortune Cookies.

From the article:

I'm speaking, of course, about the downward spiral in the quality of fortune-cookie fortunes in recent years. There was a time when you could crack open one of these treats over a tepid cup of green tea—after you'd wolfed down your spare ribs, egg roll and fourth moo shu pork pancake—and be confident that your fortune offered sage career advice, hope for your nonexistent love life or simple words of Confucian wisdom. Sometimes, all three in one fortune.

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  1. I think the lucky numbers on the otherside have taken over.

    1. Ads in a fortune cookie? Blasphemy! Glad they haven't sold out.

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      1. re: youareabunny

        Indeed, right?

        *There is romance in your future* (this fortune brought to you by Viagra)

      2. Yeah, you don't want them to become sophisticated.....makes the "under the covers" game fail :)