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Approximately late medieval Scotland Registered players 1,200,000 Characteristics Contact No Team members 4 per team (2 in Mixed Doubles ) Mixed gender See mixed curling Categorization Precision and accuracy Equipment Curling brooms, stones (rocks), curling shoes

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La Forge is naturally blind so one of his trademarks in the series is wearing a VISOR , which is later replaced by ocular prosthetic implants in the last three films. Contents 1 Casting 2 Character back story 2.1 Alternate time lines 3 VISOR 3.1 Reality 4 Critical

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The IRB has been the governing body for rugby union since its formation in 1886. The spread of rugby union grew from the Home Nations of Great Britain and Ireland, and was absorbed by many of the countries associated with the British Empire. Early exponents of the sport included Australia

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The Kokoda Track campaign or Kokoda Trail campaign was part of the Pacific War of World War II . The campaign consisted of a series of battles fought from July–November 1942 between Japanese and Allied —primarily Australian—forces in what was then the Australian territory of Papua

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The likelihood that a human being or any other animal could literally acquire an alien virus is effectively nil, as viruses are host specific. This does not mean that extraterrestrial microbes cannot act upon one pathogenically: spores might use an organism's body as hosts, while the ingestion | 2011/3/22 22:11:52

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opponent's legs, and grabbing hold around the opponent's neck or arms to maintain chest to back contact . Such a position is very difficult to escape from - the opponent can try to roll, but the leg-hooks and chest to back contact will allow user to roll with the opponent. The combatant that

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electrification. A company called Pacific Amusements in Los Angeles, California , USA produced a game called Contact in 1933. Contact had an electrically powered solenoid to propel the ball out of a bonus hole in the middle of the playfield. Another solenoid rang a bell to reward the player

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Jousting emerged in the High Middle Ages based on the military use of the lance by heavy cavalry . The first recorded tournament was staged in 1066, but jousting itself did not gain in widespread popularity until the 12th century. [ citation needed ] It transformed into a specialized sport

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Seven players from each team (six field players and a goalkeeper) are allowed in the playing area of the pool during game play. Visiting team field players wear numbered and usually White caps, and home team field players wear usually Blue caps (though any other contrasting colors are now allowed

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In many team sports which involve scoring goals , a goalkeeper (termed goaltender, netminder , goalie , or keeper in some sports) is a designated player charged with directly preventing the opposing team from scoring by intercepting shots at goal. Such positions exist in hurling , association