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    chasing her Joker. As the students entered the carnival they were welcomed by volunteers that explained the purpose of participating in the activities. Each activity allowed a person to earn tickets that would eventually be toss in a basket receiving a chance to win one of the following, a $15 cold stone gift card, $15 ITunes gift card, or Campus cash one of $20 two of $50 and one of $100. The tickets where drawn every 15 minutes until midnight. The biggest prize was for the student with the best costume that was announce at 12:30am encouraging students to stick around. This allowed the students an hour and half to win tickets by participating in the following; standing behind the tape line and tossing a foam bowling ball to win tickets if all the bowling pins tumbled, showing your separation anxiety by competing against a partner to see who can separate a cup of mixed M&N’s that are thrown on to a table and must be separated by colors to win, tossing rings to land on a target base that would not land without using clever choreograph, trying to eat a donut off a stick without using your hands with two other people hopping beside you as the stick was being risen, dressing your friend up in toilet paper to make the most organized mummy, and spinning the wheel of fortune where some of the way to earn a variety of tickets. Nicolas Alfonso, a senior at the University at Buffalo wanted to conquer one of the hardest challenge at the carnival which was the penny pitch. He stood…

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    As one of the most popular sports in America, bowling is known fondly as an intersectional competitive activity, hobby, and form of entertainment (Mullin, Hardy, & Sutton, 2007, p. 199). This was one of the many facts Carter Olson, B.S., manager of King’s Lanes Bowling Alley, alluded to. Located in Norfolk, the business has a relatively short history, opening in 1981. As manager of the alley since 2007, Mr. Olson has gotten very acquainted not only with the entertaining side of bowling, but also…

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    During my time playing AAU basketball so many memories were made. They weren 't just your typical memories though, they were memories I’ll never forget. One of my favorite memories of AAU was during my last year. We went bowling at three different bowling alleys in one day. The first bowling alley was half bowling and half laser tag. My team and another Comets team decided to play laser tag against each other, and of course my team won. As we walked over to the bowling alley, the scent of deep…

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    Bowling Research Paper

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    Bowling- it's a great way to get the family together for a night out, but it is also taken very seriously to actual competitors. Bowling has a long history behind it. This sport has been played worldwide for numerous years. The year bowling was founded is said to date all the way back to 3200 BC. Sir Flinders Petrie, a British anthropologist, was studying a child's grave from Egypt and found items similar to that of bowling. Although it is not certain when the game of bowling actually originated…

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    Bowling Blues- Becoming Better It’s a typical Saturday morning. I get out of bed, walk up the stairs, and pour myself a bowl of Fruit Loops. The eating is slow because I do not plan on doing anything special today. At least, that’s what I believe until my monotonous meal is interrupted as my dad walks into the kitchen. “Ryker,” he says, “We are going bowling today. We will leave in twenty minutes.” Bowling! Excitement floods my mind as I tell myself that today will be the day that I will…

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    Many people believe bowling is not a sport because they see it as something you do on a Friday night with a bunch of friends while drinking alcoholic beverages. Although these people do not see many of the youth and adult bowlers getting up early on Saturday morning and traveling out of state to different tournaments every weekend. This sport has so much to offer, if people would actually take the time to look into it they could actually start winning scholarship money or even cash money. This…

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    When I was a little boy, I loved to play sports and be active. When I woke up in the morning, I ask myself, “What am I going to accomplish today,” or “Where am I going to go today?” There is always one place for me that makes me who I really am and makes everything perfect, and that's the Bowling Alley. Ever since I was a little kid, my dad has been teaching me every little thing I needed to know about Bowling. I always wanted a tutor, but my dad always said no because he wanted to teach me to…

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    As we walked down the street towards the bowling alley, I noticed a warm sensation within my stomach. “What in the world is this feeling?” I thought to myself. I also noticed I felt relatively relaxed, considering this was my first date with any female, and my first time holding the hand of someone other than my mother when I was little. “Whoa...” I said out loud. “Hmm?” she said, giving me an irrefutable look. I looked her in the eyes, scrutinizing her distinctive look. As I stared into her…

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    Final Reaction Experience In order to gain experience and have experiences with individuals with disabilities, I decided to go bowling with them. Every Saturday morning, Brookgate Lanes hosts a bowling league that is made up of individuals with disabilities. They were kind enough to let me spend the morning with them and bowl, and I had a great time filled with amazing experiences. 1) Your interactions with the individuals with disabilities. Describe your feelings at the beginning of the…

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    geography of Crackerjack takes place in Australia and the audience views this film from around the world. Although the presenter Molloy speaks in an understandable Australian accent, it is evident that he does have an Australian speaking background. Examples of this in Crackerjack show Molloy stating the rhyme “Number ten, um stab me in the eye with a ball-point pen” and the exaggerated accent in the phrase, “Remember, this is a game of skill, touch and patience. A true revealer of character.”…

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