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All About Cupid

Feb 12, 2015

Cupid makes the world a much more loving place. He's hard at work throughout the whole year, but his busiest day falls on Valentine's Day. Learn more about this holiday dude right here!

The Matchmaker Works His Magic

Cupid, who also goes by the name Eros, may be the god of love but he looks more like a baby! With a rosy face and chubby body, he's the most famous Valentine's symbol around and is popular in books, poems and art. He has white wings and is armed with a golden bow and arrows, which signify love and desire. When he shoots 'em at people, they fall truly, madly, deeply in love! In Classic mythology Cupid is the son of the Roman Goddess of Love, Venus. As her son he obviously has some related talents, he is the God of affection and attraction (basically cuddles and crushes, he's definitely a fun guy to hang with!)

In Roman mythology Cupid is the son of VenusIn Roman mythology Cupid is the son of Venus
 

The Highs of the Job

There's nothing better than falling in love and that's why Cupid has one of the best jobs in the world! Although love is sweet and wonderful, it can also be cheesier than cheddar, but Cupid knows how to keep things fun by pullin' a ton of pranks! Sometimes, he'll even fire his arrows at two strangers who aren't interested in each other and make 'em fall head over heels!

The Lows of the Job

Cupid's job can suck cuz he has to shoot people through the heart with his arrow - that's why love hurts sometimes! On top of that, he's so busy helping other people fall in love that he doesn't have time for a girlfriend. But he never gets sad or lonely cuz he's always surrounded by - or hovering around - happy people!

Cupid gets to be around people in love all the time!Cupid gets to be around people in love all the time!
 

How Much $$$ Does Cupid Make?

Cupid doesn't get paid - at least not with cash. In fact, he doesn't care about the green stuff cuz he's rewarded when people fall in love and spread their happiness to others. In this cherub's eyes, money doesn't make the world go 'round - love does!

Have Your Say

Have you ever been in love? Leave a comment and let us know about your love story!

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  • Yeah, I love hooking up friends!
  • I did once, but I'll never do it again.
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rainbowpoptart
"AlphaT" wrote:Let's get Trumping. Please don't ever say that again. (turns out that's an actual word. your meaning of it is what makes it.. just, no. don't) "AlphaT" wrote:Underground tunneling? Tunnels are used for high profile items or individuals. If you're shipping hundreds of millions worth of contraband over the border every month, or are smuggling in wanted criminals/terrorists, then you dig a tunnel. And while there is much more to do than build a wall in order to stop the flow of contraband, a border wall would curb the mass majority of illegal immigrants flowing into the United States. .."Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."It's not prohibiting the free exercise of Islam to ban Muslim immigration. The Muslims who would be banned would not be in our country, and thus our Constitution would not apply to them. Essentially, it would prohibit the exercise of their religion about as much as it would prohibit the exercise of any other non-American. Now, if we were to deport Muslims simply for being Muslim, then that would violate their right to free exercise. I figured this was where I was flawed. Congratulations, you win. Would you like a cookie? "AlphaT" wrote:Yes, I saw that meme too. Let's just agree that there's a difference between the head of an international real estate conglomerate worth over 10 billion dollars....and Yeezy. But why would I disagree? Maybe both Trump and West have egos bigger than their mansions, but at least Donald knows what he's doing. Kanye's just a bonehead.
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LowkeyEli
LowkeyEli posted in Debating:
His wholesale campaign is a joke. Is it really not that obvious? I don't even think he is qualified to be president. I think it's just a distraction.
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Pink_Cool_Girl
He obviously does. 
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AlphaT
AlphaT posted in Debating:
Let's get Trumping. "rainbowpoptart" wrote: This is the biggest, of the few, problems I have with Trump's thoughts. Illegal immigrants know they're breaking the law by coming into the country without following our policies; they don't just walk over the border like "Hey I'm in the USA now", they come from underground tunnels. The wall isn't going to do anything expect make Mexico's economy even worse, which is going to make more Mexicans not want to live there anymore, thus meaning more are going to want to come into the U.S, then there are going to be even more illegal immigrants. It isn't going to solve the problem, it's going to add to it.   Underground tunneling? Tunnels are used for high profile items or individuals. If you're shipping hundreds of millions worth of contraband over the border every month, or are smuggling in wanted criminals/terrorists, then you dig a tunnel. And while there is much more to do than build a wall in order to stop the flow of contraband, a border wall would curb the mass majority of illegal immigrants flowing into the United States. "rainbowpoptart" wrote: You forgot to mention that a ban on Muslims, even a temporary one, would be against the First Amendment. (: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances." It's not prohibiting the free exercise of Islam to ban Muslim immigration. The Muslims who would be banned would not be in our country, and thus our Constitution would not apply to them. Essentially, it would prohibit the exercise of their religion about as much as it would prohibit the exercise of any other non-American.  Now, if we were to deport Muslims simply for being Muslim, then that would violate their right to free exercise.  "rainbowpoptart" wrote: I sincerely hope this doesn't mean you're going to support Kanye West when he runs? Yes, I saw that meme too. Let's just agree that there's a difference between the head of an international real estate conglomerate worth over 10 billion dollars....and Yeezy.  "rainbowpoptart" wrote: Oh, you know how much the media loves bending and twisting people's words, especially his. You're crazy if you think people are going to stop talking about a privileged white man's disliking of something certain minorities do. (:
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Pink_Cool_Girl
Pink_Cool_Girl posted in General:
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