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Old 05/09/08, 11:43 AM
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What does a purple door mean?

Any meaning to Purple Doors?

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People bought cheap, ugly paint on sale.....?

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Old 05/09/08, 11:51 AM
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The homeowner REALLY likes the color purple?

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????? Kansas State Wildcat fan???? http://www.nflnut.com/store/page224.html

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Old 05/09/08, 11:55 AM
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heh... Y'all don't get out much.

You seriously haven't noticed purple doors on houses? And it can go against the whole color scheme of the house.

The house we are buying has a purple door.

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Old 05/09/08, 11:57 AM
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Does it mean a gay person lives there?

I don't get out much. What does it mean?

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Old 05/09/08, 11:58 AM
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Where I come from it usually means it's the home of a Pakistani family. ( purple, pink, they seemed to like bright doors.)

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Old 05/09/08, 12:00 PM
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Does it mean a gay person lives there?

I don't get out much. What does it mean?

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I don't know, I just see it way too often to think that many people LIKE purple doors.

Maybe it's an illuminati/new world order/mason's type thing... (get out your tin foil).

Then again, maybe it's just so people ask... "What's with purple doors."
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Old 05/09/08, 12:00 PM
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You have crosses in the house right? In the bible Christ's robe was purple when he was being mocked. So maybe they used this color to represent this? Maybe the door and crosses have something to do with each other.

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Old 05/09/08, 12:01 PM
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Where I come from it usually means it's the home of a Pakistani family. ( purple, pink, they seemed to like bright doors.)

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This made me LOL.

Are there many Pakistani's in the Virginia country side?
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Old 05/09/08, 12:04 PM
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Hey, Bob, I googled it.

I thought it might mean the home's occupants were gay because they use that color and rainbows as symbols, but that's not it.

If you are seeing these, particularly in PA, it's because of The Purple Door Christian music festival! Look here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purple_Door

I don't know why they use purple doors, but that may be why you're seeing them.

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Any meaning to Purple Doors?
My parents bought a house in Pinconning, MI around 1979 and it had a huge purple garage door and the front door was purple too. The rest of the house was white with black shutters. We must have gotten asked a zillion times why those doors were purple. Everyone found our house by saying you know the one with the big purple garage door. It got old real quick. My dad didn't paint it black until 2001. I think people just like the color purple....
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OK....so far we've narrowed it down to a gay Pakistani Kansas State fan who likes to buy cheap, ugly paint......

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Old 05/09/08, 12:10 PM
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Hey, Bob, I googled it.

I thought it might mean the home's occupants were gay because they use that color and rainbows as symbols, but that's not it.

If you are seeing these, particularly in PA, it's because of The Purple Door Christian music festival! Look here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purple_Door

I don't know why they use purple doors, but that may be why you're seeing them.

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Yeah, I've searched and seen that... but if you look at it, they derive their name from a bible study that took place at a house that had...

A PURPLE DOOR!

There's something there, I am telling you.


I guess I will find out, if I get strange knocks in the middle of the night asking for secret handshakes and cryptic passwords.
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Old 05/09/08, 12:11 PM
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OK....so far we've narrowed it down to a gay Pakistani Kansas State fan who likes to buy cheap, ugly paint......
Then that settles it, I am keeping it purple!
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Old 05/09/08, 12:13 PM
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heh... Y'all don't get out much.

You seriously haven't noticed purple doors on houses? And it can go against the whole color scheme of the house.

The house we are buying has a purple door.

we once painted a door a barn red color, 2 years later after the sun beating down on it the color changed to purple.
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OK....so far we've narrowed it down to a gay Pakistani Kansas State fan who likes to buy cheap, ugly paint......
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I don't know about your area, Bob, but in the Greater Metropolitan Toronto area, there is a "Purple Door Campaign". Purple doors are a symbol of speaking out against child abuse.

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Maybe they got door #2 which was Purple, but they don't have what is behind door #3 which is red, and they don't have what is behind door #1 which is yellow.

COME ON DOWN ... and see what is behind door #4 which is green.


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Then that settles it, I am keeping it purple!
But then you have to put up with people asking you all the time, "What does that mean?"

Virginia?? I can't keep track.
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The Purple Door Christian music festival is held annually each August. The festival was first held in 1996 at the Lancaster Mennonite High School in Lancaster, PA. As it grew, it moved to the fairgrounds in Lebanon, PA, then to a ski resort in Lewisberry, PA, where it draws ................


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My parents bought a house with a purple door (not previously owned by anyone from Pakistan, though it wasn't in Virginia <g>) - the mortgage company made them repaint it, but...

the reason for purple doors is that people haven't redecorated since the 70's!

This house also had lime green paintwork in the living room, purple walls and orange carpet in the 3rd bedroom and turquoise bathroom fittings.

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NO self respecting gay person would have an ugly purple door!
It ruins the curb appeal.

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ok, gotta ask, do other color doors (like red or blue or yellow or whatever) mean something?

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HMMMM... I was thinking about painting my house this fall I had better research the meaning of all of the colors that I am thinkin about before I decide. I am concidering going various shades of blue or various shades of green light of either with darker shutters and trim whatcha think..... Or I could just go HOT PINK with purple polka dots

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Red is supposed to mean good luck from what I've heard.

I always associate red with bad things so I would never paint my door that color lol. It's like a pineapple means friendship down south.

I didn't have a clue when a pineapple was put on top of my friend's grave. I thought it was because she liked Spongebob LOL!

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LOL...my hubby just walked in and asked where his hat (straw hat) was and I said, "I haven't seen your purple hat!"

HEE HEE...he replied, "I don't wear purple hats."

SIGH...the man must think I'm a nut sometimes.

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well if you paint fence post purlple it's suppose to be an international "no tresspassing" sign. Maybe the door means 'no solicitors' and such

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