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  • All right, as we mentioned earlier today, it's Christmas Eve Eve Eve, but it's also New Year's Eve Eve Eve Eve Eve Eve Eve Eve Eve.

  • Oh! And there are a lot of weird New Year's traditions all around the world.

  • So in an effort to unite all of the people of the world in the celebration of the new year, we're gonna do as many of those things as we can right now.

  • The new year always begins with a countdown, so, Link, if you would...

  • Uh...

  • A countdown!

  • In South American countries, wearing colored underwear will determine your fate for the new year.

  • Red means you'll find love, gold means wealth, and white means peace.

  • - We got all three, put 'em on! - Yeah.

  • Think mine are on backwards, but who cares? Oh!

  • - Okay, here we go. - Okay.

  • In Spain, if you can manage to stuff 12 grapes in your mouth at midnight, you'll achieve good luck in the new year.

  • - Yeah, grapes. - Four.

  • Four, too.

  • I got seven, it's okay.

  • Next! Go! Go! Put the grapes down! Go!

  • Okay, every new year, the French consume a stack of pancakes.

  • Okay.

  • Oh, that's good.

  • Better than grapes.

  • Cool.

  • That's pretty good.

  • Okay, next.

  • In Ireland, they hit the walls with bread to get rid of evil spirits.

  • - Bread! - Begone, demon!

  • Begone! Oh!

  • Me! In Denmark, they save all of their unused dishes and plates until the 31st of December when they shatter them.

  • Oh! Oh!

  • Aah!

  • - You. - In Switzerland, they celebrate the new year by dropping ice cream on the floor.

  • Ice cream.

  • Floor.

  • - In Romania, they... - Me! In Romania, they throw their spare coins into the river to get good luck.

  • We don't have a river...

  • - But we have... - This fountain.

  • - Next! - Aah!

  • In parts of Puerto Rico, they throw pails of water out of their windows to drive away evil spirits.

  • Demon, begone!

  • Pail.

  • You, go!

  • In parts of South Africa, they throw out old furniture through the window.

  • Oh, gosh, you just broke the window.

  • I don't think it's gonna fit, George.

  • - You. - Every year at the end of December, people in the small Peruvian village...

  • A small Peruvian village... fist fight to settle their differences to start the year off in a clean slatewith a clean slate.

  • - Okay. - I want to wear the sweatshirt.

  • - I want to wear the sweatshirt. - I want to wear the sweatshirt.

  • - I want to wear the sweatshirt. - Let's both wear the sweatshirt.

  • - You! Go! - Me!

  • In Siberia, they jump into frozen lakes carrying tree trunks.

  • - Okay. - Oh, gosh. Oh, no.

  • Three, two, one.

  • Whoo! Whoo, it's cold.

  • Oh!

  • - Happy New Year. - Aah, my feet!

  • Thanks for liking, commenting, and subscribing.

  • - You know what time it is. - Whoo!

  • - Hi, I'm Brian. - I'm Esther.

  • And we just got married in Nashville, Tennessee.

  • And it's time to spin the wheel of mythicality.

  • - Whoo! - Congratulations, Brian and Esther.

  • Now click the bottom link to watch today's episode from the beginning.

  • And click the top link to watch us talk about crazy New Year's Day traditions in "Good Mythical More."

  • And to find out where the wheel of mythicality is going to land.

All right, as we mentioned earlier today, it's Christmas Eve Eve Eve, but it's also New Year's Eve Eve Eve Eve Eve Eve Eve Eve Eve.

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