Surprisingly only very few Monkeys had a fine Goat year, but since February 8 the Year of the Monkey is going to change the game to a better one and this was the first general outlook for all symbols on the 2016 / 2017.
in the limelight
Alicia Keys has stepped up big with a much improved look after she had dropped her cosmetics.
Jerry Hall has started well into her big year with the marriage of Rupert Murdoch, who became her second Goat husband after Mick Jagger before.
Soccer star Neymar is having big problems with tax authorities in Brazil, which have frozen all of his assets.
Within only a few days Céline Dion has lost her husband and brother through cancer.
There is no more Monkey year born coach or quarterback in the current NFL playoffs after 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula, Eli Manning and Odell Beckham have flopped at the Giants and 49ers while Jeremy Hill took his Bengals out of the race with his late fumble. Also the Vikings went down with qb Terry Bridgewater.
Jennifer Anniston has married "Pig" Justin Theroux.
After a an unexpectedly tricky Goat Year the Monkey year born are finally looking at their "big year" in which everything seems possible again.
Back in the last year of the Monkey not only Formula 1 top gun Michael Schumacher had a terrific season when dominating the races like never before.
Also German chancellor Gerhard Schroeder was peaking just like Don Rumsfeld, who had the job of a lifetime.
So, once again, all fruit seems ripe for the Monkeys, who will be pleased, to find an abundance of opportunities, that they will be able capitalize on.
Nothing should disturb their wild game, which is giving them the opportunity to make arrangements for their future life.
Great jumps are not only possible, they even seem to be needed as the the forthcoming year of Rooster will be of a completely different kind and by far not as promising as the 2016 Year of the Monkey.
So get ready dear Monkeys, it's once again time for some real action.
... the life of a Monkey .... committed to action
Tons of action and challenge is what Monkeys are out for in this world, and a little provocation plus being the very best within any competition is what they can enjoy to the very max.
"She-n" means Monkey in Chinese, and they call him "hóu" very flexible and mobile.
Mahmud Ahmadinedschad, Marie le Pen, Don Rumsfeld, Michele Bachmann, Alicia Keys, Anastacia, Christina Aguilera, Jessica Simpson, Miley Cyrus, Kenny G, Rod Stewart, Venus Williams, Martina Hingis, Martina Navratilova, Ruby Rubacuori, Jessie Andrews, Jennifer Anniston, Kim Kardashian, Selena Gomez, Gary Stretch, Michael Douglas, Jerry Yang, Michael Schumacher, Joe Montana, Eli Manning, Neymar, Yao Ming ...
Monkey Ladies are extremely smart, adventurous and very adaptable while Mr. Monkey can be a superb racer with nerves made out of steel as shown by Mika Häkkinen and Michael Schumacher.
Football coach Jim Tomsula got promoted to head coach at the San Francisco 49ers during this year of the Goat and now he is heading for the Year of the Monkey, which is likely to offer an important turning point for many folks, who are born in year of the Monkey.