Everyone needs a bit of luck. It was luck that brought you and your best friend together, and it was luck that led to some of the world’s greatest discoveries. While everyone knows about your standard rabbit’s foot, four-leaf clovers and horseshoes, here is a quiz to match you with a charm that fits you best.
Where would you prefer to travel one day?
What motto do you prefer?
- “Use the dirt life throws at you to plant the seeds of your success.” – Matshona Dhliwayo
- “We are most alive when we’re in love.” – John Updike
- “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” – Socrates
- “When one door closes another door opens, but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.” – Alexander Graham Bell
What bad luck often befalls you?
- get sick a lot
- have bad relationships
- get answers wrong
- don’t get as many opportunities
What might you do in your free time?
- Lie out in the sun
- Hang out with my friends or significant other
- Look for my dream job on LinkedIn
What job appeals to you the most?
- Stay-at-home parent
What kind of shampoo would you use?
- An all-natural dandruff shampoo
- Anything that smells like roses
- Any shampoo that works for my hair type
- Whatever’s lying around, I once used a random bar of soap to wash my hair
What drink would you choose?
- A cup of tea
- A glass of wine
- An Orange Zinger (a cocktail featuring whiskey, orange marmalade, ginger, and soda)
- Whatever my boss drinks
What animal would you prefer?
- That cute bowtruckle from “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
If you answered mostly A, your good-luck charm is an acorn. Originating in England, acorns are associated with witches and are known for protecting you from illness.
If you answered mostly B, your good-luck charm is a cornicello. Originating in Italy, cornicellos are thought to ward off evil and bring happiness to marriages and relationships.
If you answered mostly C, your good-luck charm is an elephant. Popular in India and Thailand, elephants are known for their wisdom and strength and it is thought that keeping their figures around would bring you the same attributes.
If you answered mostly D, your good-luck charm is a key. Keys have long been a symbol of liberation and freedom. Keeping a key on you is thought to bring you good opportunities.