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Subject: Observing a birthday
Date Posted: 2/2/2012 1:33 PM ET
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I just got to thinking-----later this month, those folks whose birthday falls on February 29 will get to observe their birthdays!   Well, they ought to get FOUR birthday cakes on that day, don't you agree?  The only question is, do the candles get shifted from Cake NO. 1 to Cake NO. 2 and so forth, as the birthday person blows out them out and makes a wish, or does each cake get a set of candles? . . . .

Date Posted: 2/3/2012 9:05 AM ET
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Four cakes deserve four times the candles, I think!  Why not?

Date Posted: 2/3/2012 10:07 PM ET
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I AM a Leap Year birthday and I NEVER thought to ask for 4 cakes. . .will have to let my Mom know about that one!!  I will be 12 this year. . .(so I guess I am too young to be here in the message boards. . .good thing I look a little closer to my real age!!)

Date Posted: 2/6/2012 2:53 PM ET
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My goddaughter stephanie birthday is the 29th, we always tease her that she never gets older, she is still five or will be five yrs old lol