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musical chairs

a party game in which players walk around chairs while music is played, there being one fewer chair than players. Whenever the music stops, the player who fails to find a chair is eliminated
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As three of the remaining chairs have been renamed with different titles, this second round of musical chairs has to be advertised externally again.
MUSICAL CHAIRS Nicholas performs last night as his nervous rivals wait to hear whether one of them will have to give up their seat for the Scots student
Out of the 4,000 adults who were questioned, 67 percent said pass the parcel was one of their favourite party games when they were children, while 61 percent were fond of musical chairs, reports The Daily Star.
Sir Paul McCartney, with Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison, laughs as the models play musical chairs on the catwalk Pictures: ANDREW TEEBAY/ at010608bstella-3; A smiling Stella McCartney with Stella Loves Liverpool badge Code: at010608bstella-1; The models play musical chairs on the catwalk as part of the show Code: at010608bstella-6; Among fashion show guests - Coleen McLoughlin
We are seeing a game of musical chairs in which the best and brightest are being lured from one state to another, and also from the public sector to higher-paying jobs in the private sector," says Robert Schaeffer, public education director for the National Center for Fair and Open Testing, or FairTest.
In 2000, the Government of Canada invented a new kind of musical chairs to get around a constitutional problem.
Lesbians were switching seats like musical chairs, joining in true pods, not iPods, of laughing, yakking, and eating.
Well, Shane has finally been given a 'seat' of his own after a political version of musical chairs.
Maybe it's not quite like that, but you don't necessarily want to go back to check any more than you want to check on the precise sequences of your last game of musical chairs.
In part, the financial musical chairs game is tied to currency.
In a game of cross-pond musical chairs, Steiner replaces Lisa Corrin, also an American, who departs for the Seattle Art Museum.
IT SEEMS THAT AN UNCOMMONLY large number of artistic directors and executive directors of dance companies played musical chairs this year.