1. “X” originated in Japan, 2011 when Naver began
developing Line in Japan. Due to post-tsunami many of the country’s
telecom networks strained and the company’s data-based calls and text
messages worked better than regular calls and text messages. “X”
have recently gained cult status.
Comic effect created in a scene in Monty Python's Life of Brian when Brian, who
lives in Judea in 33AD, is 'rescued' from a high fall by a passing space ship
The resolution of H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds, in which the otherwise
unconquerable invaders are killed by terrestrial microorganisms
In the conclusion of the classic novel Lord of the Flies the savage children are
rescued by a passing navy officer.
2. The Device has seen many a memorable examples in
literature and Motion media, some of them being stated
Identify the Device
3. The set design of ”X” was based on the Indiana Jones movies, and
Marianne Arneberg of the Orlando Sentinel described Legends as "a
combination of Jeopardy and Raiders of the Lost Ark". The set design has
been described as Mayan. It included areas for different types of physical
challenges: a broad but shallow pool of water (the moat), a set of steps (the
Steps of Knowledge), and a large, two-and-a-half-floor vertical labyrinth at
the back of the stage.
4. “X” is a music genre. The creation, performance, significance, and even the
definition of “X” varies according to culture and social context. It is composed
and performed for many purposes, including aesthetic pleasure, religious or
ceremonial purposes, and as an entertainment product for the marketplace.
“X” in general is characterized by dominant vocals (often with strong use of
harmony) referencing lyrics of a Christian nature. One can pursue its roots
through the academic discipline of ethno-musicology (going back to Europe
and Africa), through a study of the 2,000-year history of church music, and
through a study of rural folk music traditions.
Coming out of an oral tradition, “X” typically utilizes a great deal of repetition.
This is a device to promote group participation.
5. “X” is a body spray manufactured by Faberge which was part
of Unilever, an Anglo-Dutch company base
in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and London, United Kingdom.
“X” was launched in the UK in 1981, including the butterfly design
and the slogan "Men can't help acting on X.“
As of 2010, The Saturdays are the ambassadors of “X” in the UK, the
first girl group to since the Spice Girls (1997).
It has been the inspiration behind another brand “Y” of Unilever
launched in France in 1983 known alternatively as Lynx in UK,
Australia and New Zealand.
ID X and Y
In professional wrestling, the term ___________ refers to Saturday, July 14, 1984,
the day when Vince McMahon's World Wrestling Federation took over the time slot
on Superstation WTBS that had been home to Georgia Championship
Wrestling(GCW) and its flagship weekly program, World Championship Wrestling,
for 12 years. McMahon's purchase led to a longstanding rivalry between himself
and WTBS owner ”X”
ID X and FITB
6. The___________ _____________ case was a legal struggle involving
prolonged life support in the United States that lasted from 1990 to 2005.
The issue was whether to carry out the decision of the husband of the
lady involved, to terminate life support for her. The case has often been
compared to those of Karen Ann Quinlan and Nancy Cruzan, two other
highly influential right-to-die cases.
7. The campaign, developed by Ogilvy & Mather, was initially aired across
country in teaser poster and print ads. The advertisements were created in
the old traditional Indian cinema poster style, with „hand painted‟ graphics
and vivid colors. Piyush Pandey, executive chairman and CD for South Asia
at Ogilvy & Mather was initially tasked to develop a campaign for another
brand under the “X” umbrella, “Y”. To which he said “Y” is too small a
brand for a big idea like this. Take the money all over again and shoot it for
“Z” that was the beginning of everything.”
8. A ____________ is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence
or phrase is surprising or unexpected in a way that causes the reader or
listener to reframe or reinterpret the first part. It is frequently used for humorous
or dramatic effect, sometimes producing an anticlimax. For this reason, it is
extremely popular among comedians and satirists. Some _____________ not
only change the meaning of an early phrase, but they also play on the double
meaning of a particular word, creating a form of syllepsis.
“You can always count on the Americans to do the right
thing—after they have tried everything else.“
9. "Club Foot" by Kasabian
"Kids" by Sleigh Bells
"Nothing to Worry About" by Peter Bjorn
"Let U Know" by Plastilina Mosh“
Sketches (20 Something Life)" by La Rocca
Connect (Non Exhaustive)
10. Mark Simpson is credited with coining the term “X” in a 1994 article. He
introduced the word to the U.S. in 'Meet the X', a much-quoted essay on
Salon.com in 2002, leading to the global popularity of the term. This was
also the first citation of the footballer “Y” as the ultimate example of the type.
Simpson was later credited with introducing the term “Z” (in the antisense
of the “X”) in 2003.
Id X & Y & Z
Y:- DAVID BECKHAM
11. The New York Times acclaimed Simpson's analysis of how sport and
are both increasingly using homoerotic imagery, in a process he dubbed "X" as
one of the Ideas of the Year. The Times newspaper also featured “X” in their
'Year in Ideas' list.
“X” has previously served as member of the Planning Commission of
India and Cabinet Minister of India. He has written extensively on foreign affairs
of India dealing largely with China, Pakistan and Israel. He is also a published
“X” is a strong supporter of the free market economy and is responsible for
creating the blueprint that opened India's economy to the world in 1991.
He was appointed as Chairman of the Commission on Labour Standards and
International Trade by then Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha Rao. This was
perhaps for the first time that an Opposition Partymember was given a Cabinet
rank post by the ruling party.
1. During his tenure at the Foreign Ministry, “X”’s nickname was jusa, meaning
"the Bureaucrat" or "the administrative clerk". The name was used as both
positive and negative: complimenting his attention to detail and administrative
skill while deriding what was seen as a lack of charisma and subservience to his
superiors. The press corps calls him "the slippery eel", for his ability to dodge
questions. His peers praise his understated "Confucian approach." and he is
regarded by many as a "stand-up guy" and is known for his "easy smile.
2. “X” is a portmanteau of the words. Editor Dave Carnie coined the term in the
skateboard magazine Big Brother in the 1990s to refer specifically to the sort of
relationships that develop between skaters who spent a great deal of time
The regular use of the term was propelled into the lexicon during Big Brother 7
(U.S.), when contestants Will Kirby and Mike Malin referred to their “X”
throughout the show and popularized the term.
The Korean pop industry involves the so-
called fan service, which is largely based
on BROMANCE of a non-sexual nature
between band members of male idol
groups. Fans pair their favourites into
"OTPs" (one true pairing), who in turn
reinforce the pairs by acting cute and
brotherly with each other on television.
X is BROMANCE (Brother and Romance)
3. In 2001, ”X” was arrested for the possession of marijuana and as a result, was
unable to attend his grandfather's funeral. During an interview, “X” revealed "I was
very close to him. I was not there at the funeral: I will regret this [being arrested] for
the rest of my life, because my grandpa loved me so much, and I couldn't be there
for him on his deathbed”
In a July 2013 interview with The Sunday Times, “X” stated that he has a drinking
problem, noting that the only time he isn't drinking alcohol is when he is hungover.
“X” also revealed that the one celebrity he wants to meet most is the American
actor Tom Cruise.
4. Anthony Nesty of Suriname won his country's first Olympic medal by winning the
100m butterfly, scoring an upset victory over ”X” by .01 of a second as he was caught
between strokes as he approached the finishing wall when he chose to glide rather
than take another stroke, thwarting X’s attempt of breaking ___________
(a very famous record) in the process Nesty became the first black person to win
individual swimming gold.
ID X and FITB
MATT BIONDI and
MARK SPITZ’s seven Gold
medals in one Olympics
5. The current design is intended to emphasize flexibility and simplicity while
conveying a dynamic and innovative image through the ellipse, the symbol of the
universe and the world stage. The openings on both ends of the ellipse are
intended to illustrate open-mindedness and the desire to
communicate with the world.
The blue color symbolizes stability and reliability. It also stands for social
responsibility as a corporate citizen.
What are we talking about ?
Developed by Yahoo “X” a variation of Scrabble, it draws random tiles instead of
providing a finite number of tiles for the game, assigns different point levels to each
letter and has a slightly different board layout.
X has a much deeper connect with you all though and its upon us, well almost !!!
6. “X” is a set of eight “Y” to represent fundamental principles of reality.
In Popular Culture
The Unicode character set has characters for each of the eight Y at codepoints
U+2630 to U+2637
In Jackie Chan Adventures, the Y are each written on a face of the Pan'ku Box and
each of the Y represent their own demon sorcerer with corresponding nature.
The television series Lost incorporated the X into the logos for the DHARMA Initiative.
In the anime and manga Naruto, the Hyuga clan's main attack is the Eight Y Sixty-Four
In the film G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Snake-Eyes has the X symbols for water akin to
the original comic.
Ling Xiaoyu, a character from the Tekken series, uses various forms of Chinese martial
arts, X being one of those styles.
In the movie The Karate Kid, the matches in the final contest sequence take place on
large circular “X” arrangements that delimit the combat area.
ID X and Y
BAGUA and TRIGRAMS
(The South Korean flag has
4 black trigrams on four
7. Due to the rocky history between Japan and South Korea, Japanese cultural
imports—such as manga, anime, video games, music and movies—were banned
by the South Korean government after Korean Independence at the end of World
War II. This ban would be in effect throughout most of the 80s and 90s,
particularly when video game consoles began to grow in popularity in Japan and
the West. Many Korean companies would find ways around the ban, such as
licensing American versions of Japanese consoles; “X”, for example, licensed the
American ”Y” (instead of the Japanese Famicom) and released it as “Z”
ID X & Y& Z
Y:- NINTENDO ENTERTAINMENT
Z:- HYUNDAI COMBOY
8. In the James Bond novel Role of Honour, authored by John Gardner in the 1980s,
one of the villain's henchmen whom Bond faces is named “X”.
Gerard Depardieu was reported to have instructed Robert De Niro how to use “X”
and water to solve an erection problem while shooting a scene for Bernardo
Bertolucci's1900 in 1977.
In "Home Insecurity," an episode of The Venture Bros., villain Baron
Ünderbheit discovers his trusted henchmen have betrayed him, and thus forces them
into resignation. They are presented with “X” as a seemingly amicable parting gift,
though it turns out to be an omen for Ünderbheit's retaliation for their betrayal,
subsequently revealed to be ________ bombs.
9. The title sequence of “X’s” episode "MoneyBART" , created by “Y”, the pseudonym
for an unidentified British graffiti artist known for his anti-Establishment pranks, ran during
the opening credits — a regular slot known to ”X” fans as the “Z".
It depicted a dungeon-like complex where droning Asian animators worked in
sweatshops, rats scurried around with human bones, kittens were spliced up into Bart “X”
dolls, and a gaunt unicorn punched holes into DVDs.
Nelson Shin the Godfather of Korean Animation was disappointed with this. The satire, he
and other animators have since argued, gave the impression that Asian artists slave
away in subpar sweatshops when, in fact, they animate much of ”X” every week in
high-tech workshops in downtown Seoul.
10. Neil Patrick Harris
Jean-Claude Van Damme
Celebrities who have played
themselves on screen.
11. Holly Marie Combs
Brad Pitt (Rusty) taught
them how to play
Poker in Ocean’s
Live doves were released as a symbol of world peace, but a number of the doves
were burned alive also in the process. As a result of protests following the incident,
the last time live doves were released was in 1992. Balloon doves were released in
1994 and paper doves were used in 1996.
What are we talking about ?
At 1988 Seoul Olympics, doves
were burnt alive by lighting of
the Olympic cauldron during the