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You Pig!

You Pig!

February the 18th is the Chinese New Year and 2007 is the Year of The Pig

According to the Chinese, people born in the year of the pig are usually honest, straightforward and patient. Such men and women are also modest, shy characters, who prefer to work quietly behind the scenes, but are more then willing to step into the breach when required and he/she is often there to offer support.

Pigs are reserved with strangers, but as time passes and they gain confidence, the newcomer may discover a lively and warm-hearted person behind that mask of aloofness. In spite of the fact that those born in the year of pig have a wide circle of friends and acquaintances, they have only very few close friends or people who really understand them and share their inner thoughts and feelings.

It is easy to put trust in pigs as he/she won't let you down and would rarely try to. Such people simply want to do everything right according to the social order.

It is important to remember that these people are not vengeful and if someone has tried to take advantage of them, pigs tend to withdraw and reflect on the problem as a way to protect themselves. All they need in such a situation is a little time to find a constructive way to respond.


The people of the pig type are conservative, creatures of habit. They dislike being made to travel too far from familiar surroundings with the possible exception of a trip to the country. They love nature and are never happier than when they are out somewhere, far from the city.

Pigs are likely to assess how much work is ahead of them and then take it step by step, progressing slowly but surely, they don't like to take risks and tend to remain on the safe side. There is also a side to their character that needs human contact, and their patience and kindness are qualities ideal for caring careers.

Pig years and their corresponding elemental signs

  • 30 Jan. 1911 - 17 Feb. 1912: Metal Pig
  • 16 Feb. 1923 - 04 February 1924: Water Pig
  • 04 Feb. 1935 - 23 Jan. 1936: Wood Pig
  • 22 Jan. 1947 - 09 Feb. 1948: Fire Pig
  • 08 Feb.1959 - 27 Jan. 1960: Earth Pig
  • 27 Jan. 1971 - 14 Feb. 1972: Metal Pig
  • 13 Feb. 1983 - 1 Feb. 1984: Water Pig
  • 31 Jan. 1995 - 18 Feb.y 1996: Wood Pig
  • 18 Feb. 2007 - 6 Feb. 2008: Fire Pig
  • 2019 - 24 Jan. 2020: Earth Pig
  • 2031 - 2032: Metal Pig
  • 2043 - 2044: Water Pig

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