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    The Great Game Analysis

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    In what ways can the Great Game help us understand contemporary conflicts? On a June morning in 1842, in the Central Asian town of Bokhara, two ragged figures could be seen kneeling in the dust in the great square before the Emir’s palace. Their arms were tied tightly behind their backs, and they were in a pitiful condition. Not far away were two freshly dug graves. Looking on in silence was a small crowd of Bokharans. Normally executions attracted little attention in this remote, and still medieval, caravan town, for under the Emir’s vicious and despotic rule they were all too frequent. But this one was different. The two men kneeling in the blazing midday sun at the executioner’s feet were British officers. The two men were Colonel Charles…

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    The Great Game Sherlock

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    analyzing is series 1 episode 3, called “The Great Game.” In this episode, Sherlock is sent by an unknown person to solve a number of mysteries and he is given a specific amount of time for each one. If he does not solve one in time, then a bomb strapped to an innocent person is activated, killing dozens of people. After successfully solving the crimes he is confronted by his archenemy Moriarty, the man behind all of the felonies. The episode ends with a cliffhanger – Sherlock has to choose…

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    Given the combination of several different factors, I don’t think Simmons should roll out the Great Game of Life (GGOL) program. I would suggest he wait to launch the GGOL until the economy showed signs of stabilization and the program proved to be definitely effective. In the year 2001 there were several different obstacles standing in the way of the implementation of the program. Firstly, the 9/11 attacks, recession and negative GDP growth contributed towards economic downturn. Secondly,…

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    George Boiardi was the unsung hero of every team that he graced with his athletic ability. George was a Cornell lacrosse player up until 2004 when he lost his life mid game from a shot that hit him square in the chest. It wasn’t necessarily his statistics that impressed everyone George encountered, but rather his work ethic and the way that he held himself stood out to everyone. George was truly an inspiration to everyone on his team. A selfless, driven, class act that wanted nothing but…

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    In the Great Game of Espionage Kim has guideline which is minimal more than a continuation of the sort of easy breezy child's play that includes watching and deciphering while remaining advantageously undetectable oneself. Rudyard Kipling's espionage enterprise Kim, in which an Irish vagrant in India not just turns into the supporter of a Tibetan lama, however is enlisted by the English secret service administration to keep an eye on Russian operators taking an interest in the Great Game. All…

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    The coming of age story template has been around for thousands of years, and has stayed the same throughout those years. The template has not died despite it’s seemingly eternal existence. For example, the novels ‘Great Expectations’ and ‘The Hunger Games’ are vastly similar. Although the subjects are totally different, they are the same. From the plot to the character relationships, there are glaring similarities between the two. There are many examples of similar characters in the two…

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    Quack, Quack Duck Game, a game where you play games with ducks, confront you and up to three friends on a set of Hunger Games-like matches that provide you with multiple weapons and utensils to help you defeat your opponents. This means that you can now entertain the blood thirsty duck people who so much adore watching you wreck your friends guts on the sports channel. Juan Solo will have his revenge against the great white knight!Juan Solo will have his revenge against the great white knight!…

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    Saturday morning, knowing that it is going to be a great day for football. Football takes up the majority of my Saturday, from playing in my game at San Joaquin Memorial, to watching college ball throughout the day, and going to the Fresno State game at Bulldog Stadium. It does sound like a lot of football, but for me it is the sport I love, and I am very grateful to have it in my life. When I stepped outside, the weather was perfect. The sun was shining bright, there was a light…

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    W’s on and off the field. There are others sports that are just as good but football had a edge to me, you find touchdowns or good hits or great running and blocking in others sports, and most people like to see contact or great defense and football offers that every game of the season from 1st game to the last game. Plus football brings out the intensity in people literally, there’s people who where mask or, put paint on themselves or even go totally…

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    “Game Day” isn’t a regular day at Xavier University of Louisiana; it’s a day for Xavier’s Golden Nugget’s to defend their pride, while we cast our wide angel lens towards the basketball court, capturing the engulfing reflection pool in all of its pride. Athletics are a big part to most universities and students’ life. Either they love to participate or some love to go and cheer their peers and colleagues on. I learned this while working at a Xavier’s Women basketball game. I wanted to see my…

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