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insulated brackets, typically at intervals of 10 feet (3.0 metres) or so. The trains have metal contact blocks called "shoes" which make contact with the conductor rail. The traction current is returned to the generating station through the running rails. The conductor rail is usually made

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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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usually told to keep the notice secret, "due to a mix-up in some of the names and numbers," and to contact a "claims agent." After contacting the agent, the target of the scam will be asked to pay "processing fees" or "transfer charges" so that the winnings can be distributed, but will never | 2011/7/13 23:01:19

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1960s, with the tackle of opposing players replaced by a touch. [2] Touch is therefore not a contact sport but a limited contact sport. Distinctive features of Touch include the ease of learning, minimal equipment requirements and the ability to play it without fear of major injury. | 2011/8/11 7:05:35

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in interplanetary affairs. There have been a few exceptions, such as the alien-initiated first contact that begins the 1951 film The Day the Earth Stood Still , and the Vulcan -initiated first contact that concludes the 1996 film Star Trek: First Contact (although after a failed invasion | 2011/8/15 3:53:24

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Laser tag is popular with a wide range of ages. When compared to paintball , laser tag is painless because it uses no physical projectiles, and indoor versions may be considered less physically demanding because most indoor venues prohibit running or roughhousing. Contents 1 History

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Throughout the tube era, as technology developed, sometimes differently in different parts of the world, many tube bases and sockets came into use. [ 1 ] [ 2 ] Sockets are not universal; different tubes may fit mechanically into the same socket, though they may not work properly and possibly

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ground until the heel of the front foot has touched. Violation of this rule is known as loss of contact . The second rule requires that the supporting leg must straighten from the point of contact with the ground and remain straightened until the body passes directly over it. These rules

Courtenay, British Columbia print that page


For thousands of years before the first contact with European explorers, Courtenay had been the home to the Comox people now the K'ómoks First Nation . [ 1 ] The K'ómoks people were able to utilize the rich agricultural land to produce crops and proximity to the local waterways allowed

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handball are completely different sports to team handball. The game is quite fast and includes body contact as the defenders try to stop the attackers from approaching the goal. Contact is only allowed when the defensive player is completely in front of the offensive player, i.e. between