Altars Overflowing With 12/12/12 Weddings

Ballons fly in air as newlywed couples celebrate their mass wedding in conjunction with the date 12.12.12 outside a Chinese temple in Kuala Lumpur on December 12, 2012.
Mass wedding in Malaysia. Photo: SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images

Vegas chapels can barely handle the volume of people streaming in for 12/12/12 weddings today, according to CNN, which notes that numerologists have deemed the date "good luck." But folks in Malaysia had a much more efficient strategy: Over 200 couples held a mass wedding at a temple in Kuala Lumpur. Just wait for the baby boom on 9/12/13!