Trivial Pursuit

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  • Sisterhood Morale Ideas

    and visit him. • Blind date lunch: Select a random group of four to five members and tell them to meet at a certain location for lunch. • Pajama party: Chapter’s T-shirt budget could be used to provide matching pajamas or slippers. • Ice cream social • Game night: Meet at a local coffee shop or at a member’s house and play games like Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit, Catch Phrase or Monopoly. • Make holiday cards for a local children’s hospital and deliver them. • Dance party: Have someone teach hip-hop, line dancing, Zumba or kickboxing to the chapter. • Yoga/exercise night • Spa day/girls night in: Pamper yourself with face masks, nail polish, movies, girl talk, etc. • Secret standards: The Standards Committee organizes an activity for the chapter to do and keeps it secret until chapter members arrive — could be held instead of a chapter meeting. • Decorating day: A sisterhood event to decorate doors, cupcakes, picture frames, ornaments, cookies, etc. • Care packages for members abroad: Have the chapter assemble care packages for members studying abroad. • Trivia night: Use trivia games like Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader, Trivial Pursuit, Wits & Wagers, Sporcle, or make up your own Kappa trivia game. Break up the chapter into groups to play as teams. • Have an un-birthday party: Take after the Mad Hatter from Alice in Wonderland and plan an un-birthday party to celebrate. • Play Minute to Win It: Break up the chapter into teams and make up silly games to play like balance a…

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  • The Pursuit Of Happyness Movie Analysis Essay

    The Pursuit of Happyness - Film Analysis. Directed by Italian director, Gabriele Muccino, and inspired by a true story, The Pursuit of Happyness takes place in the hard streets of San Francisco in the 1980s. Chris Gardner, the main character played by Will Smith, is trying to fulfill the legacy of the American Dream, but his family is in quite the struggle. Chris is attempting to make a living and provide for his family by selling bone density scanners (similar to an x-ray machine, but with…

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  • Essay On What Makes Life Matter

    legacy is most important in my life. I believe leaving positive impacts behind for my family and others to be inspired by would make my life complete. My view on legacy is similar to the movie The Pursuit of Happyness. This movie portrays a story of a poor father, his son and the father’s struggle for success as a stockbroker. His one ultimate goal was to be remembered by his son for doing something great. “I met my father for the first time when I was 28 years old. And I made up my mind as a…

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  • Pursuit Of Happyness Movie

    The film ‘The Pursuit of Happyness’ (2006) is a drama movie directed by Gabriele Muccino inspired by a true story about a multi-millionaire man called Chris Gardner a San Francisco man. Three characters that appear most regularly were Will Smith playing Chris Gardner, Jaden Smith as Christopher Gardner Jr and Thandie Newton as Linda Gardner. The real Chris Gardner had experienced a difficult childhood living with an abusive stepfather and also experiencing rapist by a man as a boy. The real…

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  • Analysis Of The Movie The Pursuit Of Happyness

    How does one achieve a status of pure happiness? Is it having all the money in the world to spend? Is it being able to spend time with friends, family, and loved ones? Is it winning a championship title game? There is no one true answer that could possibly answer this ideal question. However, in the 2006 biographical drama film, The Pursuit of Happyness directed by Gabriele Muccino, happiness is practically non-existent for the case of salesman, Chris Gardner (played by Oscar nominated…

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  • Functional Conflict In The Movie

    Brief summary of storyline and context: The Internship is a film about two friends Billy McMahon (Vince Vaughn) and Nick Campbell (Owen Wilson) who's salesman careers go spiraling in the wrong direction and end up without a job. They find themselves trying to prove themselves to the world that they can become something great and not amount to nothing. Nick and Billy do this by taking internships at Google which is where this film takes place and where they are faced with many challenges but…

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  • Pursuit Of Happyness

    The Pursuit of Happyness is a film based on a real story of Christopher Gardner, a renowned author, philanthropist, stockbroker, investor, entrepreneur, and a motivational speaker. While trying to highlight the most admired aspects of the life of Gardner, portrayed by Will Smith, the film also depicts the underside of Christopher Gardner. The film took place in San Francisco, California in the year 2006. Christopher Gardner is married to Linda, who for most of the film seems to have an unstable…

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  • Dysfunctional Conflict

    Brief Summary: Billy McMahon (Vince Vaughn) and Nick Campbell (Owen Wilson) play the role of two matured salesmen who are left without a job after their company is liquidated. The now desperate partnership take some time to find their ways. Nick decides to work for his soon-to-be brother-in-law who owns a mattress shop. Billy on the other hand decides to take the initiative of “googling” for jobs to suit his qualifications - or lack thereof. The unlikely dream duo find themselves in an…

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  • The Pursuit Of Happiness Film Analysis

    The Pursuit of Happiness, directed by Gabriele Muccino, tells a story about an African American man living in San Francisco. His name is Chris Gardner, who devoted all of his life savings into an investment to sell a device known as a portable "bone density scanner." He is a hard-working, caring and loving father who struggles financially to provide for his wife and son. With his wife working back to back shift to make ends meet with their rent bills. She is unable to live a life of stress with…

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  • Michael Crichton's Prey Summary

    The novel Prey by Michael Crichton begins with the main character, Jack, a stay-at-home dad, shopping for new placemats. He is a stay-at-home dad because he got fired from a technology company called MediaTronics. He got fired because he found out that his boss was doing unethical business practices. Jack's wife, Julia, is vice president of another computer-based company, Xymos. Julia spends a lot of time at work because she is under a lot of pressure to raise twenty million dollars to develop…

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