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SNIPE HUNT

YOU TAKE THE PLEDGES OUT AT NIGHT, WAY OUT INTO A WOODED
AREA. YOU GIVE THEM A FLASHLIGHT AND TELL THEM TO
CATCH A SNIPE BY SHINING THE FLASHLIGHT IN THE FACE
OF THE ANIMAL (WHICH PARALYZES IT) AND SCOOP IT UP IN A
BURLAP SACK. MEANWHILE, THE MEMBERS OF THE GROUP LOSE
THEMSELVES IN THE WOODS, SNEAK UP ON THE PLEDGES AND
SCARE THE WITS OUT OF THEM!

Where learned: OHIO ; HIGH SCHOOL ; HISTORY CLASS ; HISTORY TEACHER ; LORAIN

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Initiation rite Hazing

Date learned: 03-00-1969

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Mnemonic Device

A mnemonic device for remembering the resistor color code:

Bad Boys Rape Our Young Girls But Violet Goes Willingly.

B.lack = 0

B.rown = 1

R.ed = 2

O.range = 3

Y.ellow = 4

G.reen = 5

B.lue = 6

V.iolet = 7

G.rey = 8

W.hite = 9

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs and BN added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN has been whited out.

Submission card located in pile marked To Be Classified

Where learned: Lorain Products Corporation

Keyword(s): EDUCATION ADVICE ; MNEMONIC ; Mnemonic Device ; Rape ; Resistor Codes

Subject headings: ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- MNEM
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