There are certain classics when it comes to New Years. And these will occur whether you want it or not and will continue to happen over and over. In other words, there is no escaping from it. And what are these?
1. The question “What are you doing for New Year’s Eve?”
You might have a special plan for the New Year’s Eve, or you might be considering doing nothing and relaxing at home. However, whatever your decision may be you will be faced with this question. Moreover, this question is not asked only by those who want to plan their new years with you. It could also be asked out of curiosity. Hence you may have to answer this question even to the person you least thought of.
2. “See you next year!” joke
You will definitely hear this when you leave your office on New Years. Even if you are lucky enough to be not working or do not hear this from your colleagues, you will definitely hear it from someone else. Even if you do not find this joke sympathetic, you will smile for the sake of kindness.
3. Wild bingo parties
Indeed, bingo is one of the first things that come to mind for New Year’s Eve. But no matter how cliche it is, we will not speak very badly about this strange game. Because since we were kids we were allowed to play with our family because it was easy to play. We are still not able to explain how simple and how much fun it is at the same time. Perhaps, it was not the game that made it fun but the fact that we were playing it with our loved ones...
4. “Secret Santa” where you get a person whom you are not close to
Secret Santa is a tradition to go all the way going back to elementary school. Of course, whatever the reason, the main purpose is to exchange gifts and enjoy it. But the tension of getting someone you are not close with... Nevertheless, the idea of getting a gift and making someone smile is more than enough to ignore the risk.
5. Buying a national lottery ticket
The desire to be rich rekindles in us every year. Because it’s hitting the jackpot! For this reason, buying a national lottery with the hope of hitting the jackpot is one of the first things that come to mind during new years. Also the question “What would you do if you won the lottery?” is often seen on the news. Despite all this, do not lose hope. Who knows you might be lucky this year.
6. Other countries celebrating New Years
Due to time zones, this, obviously happens. But somehow, every year we watch other countries entering the new year before us and get excited. Because while some are enjoying 2018 we are still in the year 2017...
7. First baby of the new year
Oh! That baby is so lucky! S/he will have news footage to show off in the future. Just kidding, it probably will not add anything to the baby's life. Rather, it may sound like a sweet start to the new year for the family. Nevertheless, the fact that each and every year, we will continue to watch “the first baby of the new year” on the news is an unchanging reality.
8. Wearing red
Although the cause is not fully known, it is hoped that this ritual will bring luck and fertility to the person. Therefore, people definitely prefer to wear a piece of red on them when entering the new year. All store windows will be filled with red outfits.
9. Cooking good food
One of the things that comes to mind for New Years Eve is the table filled with good food. Even if you do not think this day is any different from the other days, if you are at home with your loved ones, you will pay more attention to your dining table. Good food is an indicator of this extra care. But of course, its not the food that brings pleasure and flavor to the table, but being with your loved ones.
We hope the new year will be generous to you! Happy New Year!