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    chair and a very small smile appears on his face. He acknowledges a friend who’s watching. I feel sick. Poker commentators refer to sort of situation as a “throw up” spot. I think about the decision for a while, and eventually decide that, since my opponent is a good player, it’s more likely that he’s trying to induce a call rather than a fold. I have competing instincts in this hand: I want to fold to stay alive in the tournament, but I realise there’s a good chance he’s bluffing. Further, I have a slight premonition of him showing his cards if it’s a bluff. (If I fold he does not have to show his cards). Finally, I fold, and he turns over the bluff - 72 of diamonds - and everyone gasps. I leave to get a cup of coffee feeling like quite the donkey. People tell me not to worry about is as I pass. Soon after, I read a very interesting book on poker tells, and discovered that the “little smile” is indeed a common tell for a big bluff. This has proven useful in a number of occasions, as a checklist of things to look for when I suspect a…

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    public school system has its fair share of challenges. How the principal reacts or handles the challenge can have positive or negative effects on the school environment. This paper will discuss challenges and how they affect the learning environment at Bluff Elementary. Then, we will analyze current measure being taken and look at their effectiveness, providing specific details. One of the biggest challenges of Bluff Elementary School is the lack of parental involvement and support in their…

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    Poplar Bluff Mules

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    I have noticed that school pride is a big deal at this school. You get that feeling as soon as you walk through the doors. There are Poplar Bluff Mules, which is their mascot, all throughout the school. Each hallway is labeled by the different grade levels on them. Above the hallway there are signs that say Poplar Bluff Mules class of 2022 or 2021. These are the years that these students will graduate from Poplar Bluff high school. The teachers even have found ways to incorporate the Mule with…

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    causes obstruction. The force of the wind exerts pressure on any object it comes across. The variation of this pressure has varying effects on types of objects. According to aero-dynamics, the objects which come across the wind are classified as bluff bodies and stream-lined bodies. Bluff bodies are the ones with sharp edges and regular geometrical features. Stream-lined bodies are the ones which have a definite stream-line shape. Wind being a fluid, behaves differently when it strikes either…

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    Council Bluffs Case Study

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    If I, Paige Rodewald, were mayor of Council Bluffs I would make changes that would help Council Bluffs. I would do my best to make CB the best it can be. I would create a city, citizens would be proud to live in. The problems I would consider is are redesigning the mall of the bluffs, more sidewalks, and more communities activities. If I were mayor of CB, the first I would consider is to renovate the mall of the bluffs. Mall of the bluffs was once one of the most popular things in CB. If the…

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    Yellow Bluff Fort Critique

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    Field Trip Critique of Yellow Bluff Fort The historical site that I decided to visit was Yellow Bluff Fort, Historic State Park. I chose to visit this site after I read the content in Module eight. Module Eight spoke about the battle between the Union Confederate navies at St. Johns Bluff which opened up the St. Johns River for use by the Union. Yellow Bluff Fort is actually located near the St. Johns River. The most amazing part about Yellow Bluff Fort is that it was an imperative position…

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    The city of Jackson was once known as LeFleur’s Bluff. Jackson was founded in 1821 at the site of a trading post situated on a Bluff on the west bank of the Pearl River. The trading post was operated by a French-Canadian named Louis LeFleur. The Mississippi state legislature wanted the seat of government out of the Natchez area into a more central location. Thomas Hinds, James Patton, and William Lattimore were commissioned to locate a town that could become the state of capital. They reached…

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    On 01-29-2017 at 1515 hours I was dispatched to the Poplar Bluff Police Department in reference to assist the Division of Family Services with a hotline investigation. Upon my arrival I made contact with Crystal Purl, who informed me of the following: - They had received a hotline report concerning Emily Vaughn being abounded by her parents. - Emily Vaughn was left at Eric Starnes Residence on 01-27-2017 by her mother Trude Vaughn. - Starnes is calming to be Emily Vaughn’s legal guardian. - It…

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    Laura Augustin’s ‘Sex at the Margins’ (2007), and Jerker Edstrom’s 2010 article ‘Time to Call the Bluff’ highlight similar barriers to effective development programs. Augustin challenges imperialism in international aid, particularly concerning prostitution. Her work discusses Western aid workers’ desire to impose their own morals and control those that they help, for example, determining what aid is received (Augustin, 2007). Edstrom notes similar issues within HIV/AIDS interventions:…

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    At Brookland-Cayce High School in Columbia, South Carolina, a 10th grade student contacted the principal of River Bluff High School. This student had a special interest in the legal field, and although he was not zoned for River Bluff or a part of Lexington School District 1, he wondered if there was a way he would be able to attend the Center for Law and Global Policy Development at the school. Unfortunately, this student was not able to attend the specialized center for learning, which…

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