New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve is celebrated on December 31, the final day of the year, and the day before New Year's Day. New Year's Eve is an International holiday observed with parties around the world. You can ask questions about resolutions, late-night partying, fireworks, and the countdown to midnight, to name a few. Many cultures use fireworks and other forms of noise making as part of the celebration.

New Year's Eve
Holidays and Traditions

What's your New Year's resolution?

My New Year’s resolution, as always, is to be nice to people. I also resolve to enjoy what I enjoy each day, be it writing, reading, exploring, or otherwise.

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Why does the ball drop in Times Square on New Year's Eve?

The ball drops one minute before New Years at midnight for amusement for other people.

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Portugal
English to Portuguese
New Year's Day

How do you say Happy New Year in Portugal?

Feliz Ano Novo.

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What time does NYSE close on New Year's Eve?

4 pm EST.

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Entertainment & Arts
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Can anyone list off some clever names for a New Years party?

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Usher
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Which country is the first to celebrate New Year's Eve?

Kiribati and Samoa

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What words describe new year eve?

party night!Fun, exciting, life changing, amazing, wonderful, awesome, the best night ever, new
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Apartments and Home Rentals
Mortgages
New Year's Eve

If you have signed a lease for next year and it has not started yet will you be held accountable if you break it to purchase a new home?

It really depends on your lease, though in general there is some sort of forfeiture. Consult your lease -- usually these things are spelled out.

If not, ask an attorney about the laws in your particular state.

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What channel does the new year ball drop come on?

i believe 18 on direct TV

it all depends on what cable or dish company that you have

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Folk Music
Holidays and Traditions

Why do we sing “Auld Lang Syne” on New Year’s Eve?

“Auld Lang Syne” is a Scottish folk song that roughly translates into “Old Long Since” or “For Old Times’ Sake.” It became a New Year’s Eve favorite in the U.S. thanks to Canadian bandleader Guy Lombardo, who hosted an annual end-of-year concert in New York City starting in 1929.

In 1965, Lombardo told LIFE magazine that he chose the song “because Auld Lang Syne is our theme song—and was long before anyone ever heard us on the radio. In our particular part of western Ontario, where there’s a large Scottish population, it was traditional for bands to end every dance with Auld Lang Syne. We didn’t think it was known here. When we left Canada we had no idea we’d ever play it again.”

The popularity of Lombardo’s yearly concert helped the song become a U.S. tradition to celebrate the end of the year and the beginning of the next, and its status as the New Year’s anthem was reinforced in classic Hollywood films such as An Affair To Remember and It’s a Wonderful Life.

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English Spelling and Pronunciation

How much did the New Year's Eve London fireworks cost?

10£

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Apostrophes and Ellipses
New Year's Day

Year's or years?

Type your answer here... Years Because it Is Descibing.

Year's wouldn't be it if unless your name is Year and something is your

Example: This Is actually Year's Book.

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New Year's Day

Where did celebrating New Year's Eve originate?

AnswerThe custom of celebrating old years or new years eve has something to do with the Pagan god Janus (who also is the reason for the name January). Janus was a two-headed deity (or god) who had one head looking at the past (meaning the old year) and the other head looking towards the future (the new year). New years celebrations originated from the worship of Janus.
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How do you convince your parents to let you go to a new year's eve party?

Be truthful and accept their answer, whether yes or no, with an open heart.

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English to Scottish Gaelic and Irish (Gaelic)
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What is the Irish Gaelic for 'Happy New Year'?

"Athbhliain faoi mhaise duit" to one person

Athbhliain faoi mhaise daoibh. plural

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Educational Methods and Theories

Summary of the interview by Christopher Silvester?

Part - I

The Interview - a commonplace of journalism: Since its invention a little over 130 years ago, the interview has become a commonplace of journalism. All the literates must have read an interview at some point in their lives.

Different opinions about Interview: Some claim that an interview is a source of truth and in its practice,· it is an art. While some others think that interview is an unwarranted intrusion into their lives and somehow it diminishes them.

Part-II

Umberto Eco is a professor at the university of Bologna in Italy. He has accomplished a good reputation for his ideas on semiotics (the study of signs). He has written'! wide range of books. His novel 'The Name of the Rose' brought him name and fame. Mukund asks Umberto how he can do so many things in his life. Eco reveals a secret about himself. He says that we all have a lot of' empty spaces' in our lives. He calls them 'interstices'. If we fill empty spaces with our work, we can achieve a lot of success in our life. He also tells Mukund that he considers himself a university professor who writes novels on Sundays. He became a novelist by chance.

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Lyrics and Sheet Music
Birthdays

What are good games to play at New Year's Eve parties?

the flour game .on a tray put like a sand castle on it then put a molteser on top of it then with a knife cut the flour around it take it in turns if the molteser falls off that person without their hands has to try and get the molteser off and eat it If you have a cup and a stick on the wall you can throw the cups at the wall and if you get a cup on you get 1 point if you smash it you lose 1 point and if you don't get the cup on but you dont smash it you get 5 points.

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International Cuisine
English to Spanish
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What do the Spanish eat at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve?

On the stroke of midnight, on New Year's Eve the Spanish eat Grapes!
They eat 12 grapes starting at 11:48 because for each minute they eat a grape they make a wish!

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Colleges and Universities
Australia Politics and Society
High School

When does the new academic year in Australia begin?

The new academic year in Australia begins in the new calendar year. Schools in most regions of Australia tend to return just after Australia Day (26 January), depending on which day that date actually falls. In regions where the temperature is much hotter, such as Alice Springs in central Australia, the new academic year does not begin until February.

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New York
New Year's Eve
New York City

What item atop the building at one Times Square New York city drops at midnight on news years eve?

The ball

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History of Asia

How did the superstition of kissing at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve start?

Any excuse for a kiss!

Some people have the superstition that failing to kiss someone on New Year's Eve predicts a year of loneliness. It is also thought that person you spend the first moments of the new year with will set the tone for the rest of the year.

In Biblical times the act of kissing or touching one's lips to those of another (Pr 24:26), to another person's cheek, or, in an exceptional case, even to his feet (Lu 7:37, 38, 44, 45), served as a token of affection or respect. Kissing was common not only between male and female relatives (Ge 29:11; 31:28) but also between male relatives. (Ge 27:26, 27; 45:15; Ex 18:7; 2Sa 14:33) It was likewise a gesture of affection between close friends. - 1Sa 20:41, 42; 2Sa 19:39. Kissing might accompany a blessing. (Ge 31:55).

Kissing at midnight on New Year's Eve is common in movie scenes, such as When Harry Met Sally.

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New Year's Day

When was the last time new years fell on a Sunday?

New Years fell on a Sunday on the night before the year of 2012.

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Scotland
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Why is New Years called Silvester in some countries?

Silvester refers to the day of New Years Eve - December 31st, as opposed to New Years Day, January 1st.

It is named after Saint Silvester.

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Christmas
New Year's Eve
Poland

What polish greeting for Christmas?

Wesołych Świąt

(usually as "Wesołych Świąt i Szczęśliwego Nowego Roku" - "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year")

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What does it mean if you wear blue underwear on New Year's Eve?

You will have awesome luck and love in 2012

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