musical chairs


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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.
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
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.
Imagine Family Feud being played by the Medicis, or musical chairs among members of the politburo, and you get the general idea.
Musical chairs should not be considered an acceptable game for children's parties because it's 'not fair' and 'encourages aggression', says a new Education booklet aimed at nursery teachers.
A RIF creates an enormously disruptive game of musical chairs.
But Meyn's study shows that genes within chromosomes of people with A-T play molecular musical chairs -- moving around at rates 30 to 200 times higher than those of normal cells, he says.
An increasing number of the program's black business owners are tired of toughing out a lengthy certification process, fed up with receiving insufficient management assistance and disenchanted with the SBA's musical chairs management record.