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  • Bingo Long Traveling - 967 words
    Bingo Long Traveling Ask someone either at home or at work, "How are you doing today?" Several replies will be forthcoming. Some respond "Ok", "Fine" or "Surviving". As long as Sallie Potter's Louisville Ebony Aces were playing ball in the Negro League circuit, times and surviving were good. A steady salary, Potter's bus, driven by Potter, with reclining seats, which carried the team from one scheduled game to another, black hotels, black restaurants and night clubs made for an indulgent and uncomplicated life on the road. When Potter released veteran player Raymond Mikes, because he broke his foot rounding third base, playing the Philadelphia American Stars, Bingo organized the players and ...
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  • Bad - 1,562 words
    ... l girl in town. I will get her good. Just wait and see. **** The weeks went by. My friends gave me hell. They kidded me about being the hot stud who thought a girl like Jenny would actually be interested in me. I laughed about it with them. Inside, I was on fire. I had heard she had told all her new friends what a geek I was. She told them everything I had said to her. It made me look like some kind of freak. I was really only trying to be nice to her. She is the one that kissed me. I wouldn't have had the nerve to do anything on my own. Why does she tell everyone about me? I was only trying to help. She needs to keep her mouth shut, but she wont. Maybe I can help her out with that probl ...
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  • Canadas Copyright Laws - 858 words
    Canada's Copyright Laws Canada's copyright law is one of our hardest laws to enforce. The reason the police have so much trouble enforcing this law, is due to technology. This law is very easy to break, and once broken, it is very hard to track down violators. So although some form of a copyright law is needed, the one we have has, too many holes to be effective. There are three main ways in which the copyright law is broken in everyday life. They is audio/video tape copying, plagiarism, and software piracy. The first, and most commonly violated aspect of the copyright law, is the copying of audio tapes for oneself and friends. Thanks to the invention of dual cassette stereos, this has becom ...
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  • Days Work - 296 words
    Days Work I woke up on a day with , the sun ,and my dog laying with this feet on my bed. I got up and got dressed and went down the steps.te some breakfast. Then I went outside and went on a bikeride. I went to my friends house. She was up and happy. She had on a dress with flower on it. We went to the garden and picked some roses. They smelled like roses. . We gave him the roses. He said That is nif you girls . I said, You doto Mr.Turny sir. We went to the park and had a time. We played on the slide,the fun swings, the monkey bars,and the jungle gim.We met some new kids. The little boy is so . We went to there house.We played video games on Nintindo 64. We played house. I was the mommy. It ...
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  • Gambling And Crime Rate - 1,722 words
    Gambling And Crime Rate Many factors have influenced the rising crime rate, some being, increasing use of drugs, increasing population, and decreasing morals. America must find ways to decrease the crime rate legally. One question often going hand in hand with decreasing crime rate is would legalized gambling decrease the crime rate? During the late 1980's and early 1990's slow economic growth, cuts in federal funding, and growing public needs forced state and local governments to seek additional sources of revenue. Most states turned to lotteries, horse and dog racing, and most recently a growing number of states have resorted to casino gambling as a painless way to raise money. Case studie ...
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  • Is Professional Wrestling A Sport - 1,128 words
    Is Professional Wrestling a Sport? Imagine thousands of screaming fans waiting for the popular television show WWF Monday Night Raw to begin. Elaborate firework displays go off and loud music plays all to enhance the audiences excitement. This is professional wrestling, one of the hottest things on TV today. It is one of the highest rated programs on television each week. With all the attention wrestling is receiving today, a great debate has ensued. Many people argue that pro-wrestling is not a sport and that anyone can become a profession wrestler. They believe it is not physically demanding and they are not hurting each other; it is completely fake. By many, wrestling is considered nothin ...
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  • Jerome Salinger - 1,452 words
    Jerome Salinger Born on January 1, 1919, Jerome David Salinger was to become one of Americas greatest contemporary authors. In 1938 Salinger briefly attended Ursinus College in Pennsylvania where he wrote a column, "Skipped Diploma," which featured movie reviews for his college newspaper. Salinger made his writing debut when he published his first short story, "The Young Folks," in Whit Burnetts Story magazine (French, xiii). He was paid only twenty-five dollars. In 1939, at the age of 20, Salinger had not acquired any readers. He later enrolled in a creative writing class at Columbia University. Salinger was very much interested in becoming an actor and a playwright, which was quite odd bec ...
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  • Legalization Of Gambling In Ohio - 1,058 words
    Legalization Of Gambling In Ohio Legalization of Gambling in Ohio The words Casinos and Gambling are often associated with gangsters, prostitution, murderers, and all the illegal operations one could think of. Those kinds of stereotypes are picked up in movies like "Casino" and the countless other gangster and casino related movies that are based in the 50's, 60's, and 70's, but that was then and this is now. "While there may be some vestigial ties between organized crime and casinos, gambling is now big business" (Weissman 1). "The term gambling or 'gaming' as the industry calls it, means any legalized form of wagering or betting conducted in a casino, on a riverboat, on an Indian reservati ...
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  • Legalized Gambling - 1,546 words
    Legalized Gambling Through the years, gambling has become America's pastime. Over 60 million Americans make some sort of wager every day.1 When compared to other recreations(in billions of dollars) in 1990, gambling institutions made 2.2 more than magazine sales, 8.3 more than book sales, 20.9 more than theaters, and a whopping 21.8 more than movies.2 This number has increased to this high level because of the growth in the amount of legalized gambling establishments and the accessibility to these establishments, both of which increases the number of gamblers. The compulsive or pathological gambler affects society most. According to Stuart Winston, The compulsive gambler is the backbone of g ...
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  • Motivation Theory In Business - 1,072 words
    Motivation Theory In Business B-12, G-47, I-24, O-51, I-5, N-36 ... ... ... ... .'BINGO'!!!!!! A simple game of bingo, if analyzed closely, can be shown to be a tedious task consisting of a repetitive action that occurs after being prompted by a repetitive stimulus. The skill level needed to make that action is low, and the variability in the rules of the game rarely changes. This game is not unlike many of the jobs that can be classified as having low motivational potential scores (Hackman, et al). So why do people not only enjoy playing games like bingo, but actually pay money to have the pleasure? The answer directly points to the motivating factors of monetary rewards and recognition whi ...
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  • Real Life Rounders - 1,469 words
    Real Life Rounders "No, I guess the ladies didnt help me. I flopped the nut straight." Yeah baby I won! It just so happened that this was the final game of cards for that particular evening always the highest paying jackpot. I sat in all my glory. The two queens in my hand that everyone had been fearing had meant nothing. The pair of "ladies" served as bait in one of the most grueling and mentally exhausting night of card playing in my life. My straight, a sequence of 5 cards in numerical order, will be remembered and duplicated for some time within the group of patrons that night. But it was not just mere lady luck by my side. I outsmarted or out-guessed my opposition. It was through a co ...
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  • Senior Citizens - 1,994 words
    Senior Citizens Note: Professor, please notify me to confirm your receipt of my final paper. Thank You. Sofa Fernndez December 20, 2000 Professor Jim Coyle Internet Marketing 4555 Part 1A- Target Market Analysis Over the past few years, with the help of modern technology, people have obtained access to virtually anything they desire at the simple click of a mouse button. Now, information can be accessed through various websites without having to visit a library, go to a store, a friend's or relative's home, or even travel agencies. The Internet is for all people- regardless of age, race, ethnic background, class, or religion. When it comes to marketers and which strategies will be most effec ...
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  • Spy Games Creative Essay - 4,289 words
    Spy Games - Creative Essay Being an international spy is no walk in the park. Death can be waiting for you around the corner or around the world. However when you're only 17 years old, death is the furthest thing from your mind. So here we were on a hot summers day playing international espionage. Of course to six of us playing, it was just another Saturday of playing spy. Myself, Tim Wolfe, David Sullivan, Peter Shore, Jennifer Strong (who was the only female to be amongst us) and Frank Robb made up the group. At this age it was suppose to be above us to play in these spy games. We were going to be graduating in a year or so after all. Thus keeping the game secret was good practice for all ...
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  • The Beatles - 1,785 words
    The Beatles The Beatles The Beatles were an extremely popular and influential group in Rock n' Roll. My question is, "Why?" What drew thousands upon thousands of screaming fans to these four British musicians? Was it something in the sound of the instruments? Could it have been the bass beat, or maybe the guitar playing? What about their lyrics? They had a certain personality, too. Was that it? Let's look at each of these, and some other factors as well. What is the first thing you wonder when you hear something new on the radio? You wonder who sings it. The first thing you see when you pick up an album is who sings or performs it. Hmm? This suggests the power of a catchy title. Something ou ...
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  • The Conception That Lesbians And Gay Men May Be Parents Is Frequently Perceived In Todays Society As Impossible Or Immoral Ga - 1,027 words
    The conception that lesbians and gay men may be parents is frequently perceived in todays society as impossible or immoral. Gay men and lesbians are often viewed as excluded from having children because sexual reproduction is related to men and women only. My approach to this uniquely controversial topic of gay parenting will be that of attempting to analyze the Pro side first. Gays and lesbians are human too and who is to say that they dont deserve equal rights in society. Society has to realize that the modern family has developed into many different forms in recent years in that the "nuclear family" is not necessarily the most common form anymore. Then I will attempt to analyze the Con si ...
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  • Tigua Indians - 2,499 words
    ... uld not have been allowed to vote. Indians were denied voting rights by law on the basis that they were wards of the government. This was true despite the fact that the Tiguas had been Mexican citizens and should therefore in accordance with the Treaty of Hidalgo been made citizens of the United States. The act gave Ysleta the power to regulate "tippling houses, dram ships, and groceries." It also explained how land could be granted or sold by the town, " to any person or persons who may desire to become citizens of Ysleta." Indians, as you may have guessed, could not become citizens, and so even though the law was an illegal law since the patent that was granted by the Fifth Legislature ...
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  • Trip To The Sex Shops - 603 words
    Trip To The Sex Shops On Saturday November 10, 2001, I met with group nine in Dana Library, on the Rutgers Newark Campus, in order to go to the city for the Urban Sexuality Research Project. We sat at one of the tables looking at the map and tried to plan our day in the most productive fashion. When we finished we started our walk to the Newark Penn Station to catch a PATH Train that would lead us to Christopher Street. We talked the whole ride there, we wondered what experiences we would encounter that day in the big city. None of us knew what to expect but we knew we were very excited. This would be my first time entering a "Sex Shop". As we walked up the stairs of the station on Christoph ...
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