The last time there was such strain put on the web was in
the aftermath of 9/11. Social networking sites such as
Twitter and Facebook bore the brunt of people’s reactions
and news sharing as more details became public
knowledge. Even Google News felt the pressure. A Google
spokesperson confirmed: “Some Google News users
experienced difficulty accessing search results for queries
related to X” so what happened that it caused an internet
X: The human sacrificed himself, to save the _________. I
pitted them against each other, but not until they set aside
their differences did I see the true power they all share deep
inside. I see now that the circumstances of one's birth are
irrelevant; it is what you do with the gift of life that determines
who you are.
X: So, this is my power... but what is my purpose?
These are X’s piercing views on life and circumstances. Who?
• Always remember, Frodo, the page is trying to get back to its master.
It wants to be found.
-Gandalf, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
• Webpages? Where we're going, we don't need webpages.
-Dr. Emmett Brown, Back to the Future (1985)
• Lord! It's a miracle! Webpage up and vanished like a fart in the wind!
-Warden Norton, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
• I am Jack's missing page.
-The Narrator, Fight Club (1999)
In 2001, the word ______ was added to the Oxford English
Dictionary; The definition given is:
Expressing frustration at the realization that things have
turned out badly or not as planned, or that one has just
said or done something foolish. Also (usu. mildly
derogatory):implying that another person has said or done
X defence is the term applied to several legal cases of a defence based on X films where reality is
actually a computer generation—simulism—and that the real world is quite different from what reality
is perceived to be.
In using this defence, the defendant claims that he committed a crime because he believed he was in
the X, and not in the real world.
This is a version of the insanity defence and considered a descendant of the Taxi Driver defence of
John Hinckley, one of the first defences based on blurring reality.
Regardless of whether the defendant actually believes that he or she was living inside the , this
defence has been used successfully to put users inside of mental-care facilities instead of prisons.
Tonda Lynn Ansley of Hamilton, Ohio, was found not guilty by reason of insanity using this defence
after shooting her landlady in the head in July 2002. Vadim Mieseges of San Francisco offered a "X "
explanation to police after chopping up his landlady, and was declared mentally incompetent to stand
trial. Joshua Cooke's lawyers were going to attempt this defence in 2003 in his trial for the murder of
his adoptive parents, before he pleaded guilty.The case of Lee Malvo also included references to The
X, mentioned in the writings taken from his jail cell; he reportedly shouted "Free yourself from the X "
from his cell after his arrest, and told FBI agents to watch the film if they wanted to understand him.
You know this as famous for something else. That something else celebrated something significant recently.
____ _______ is a term used to describe a huge amount of creative writing available to the American public in the early
nineteen-hundreds. Termed "____ magazines" because of the low quality paper used between the covers, these
publications proliferated in the nineteen-thirties and nineteen-forties to the point where they blanketed newsstands in
just about every popular fiction genre of the time.
Although the pages in-between the covers were a dingy cheap quality, the covers were beautifully decorated, many
times with lurid portraits of pretty women in various stages of trouble, and the handsome men attempting to rescue
By under-paying writers and publishing on in-expensive media, ____ publishers were able to charge 10 cents for an
issue containing several stories. Low prices drew in many working-class young adults and teenagers, who could not
otherwise afford some of the more pricier magazines of the day.
The low price of the ____ magazine, coupled with the skyrocketing literacy rates, all contributed to the success of the
medium. ____s allowed its readers to experience people, places, and action they normally would not have access to.
Bigger-than-life heroes, pretty girls, exotic places, strange and mysterious villains all stalked the pages of the many
issues available to the general public on the magazine stands. And without television widely available, much of the free
time of the working literate class was spent pouring through the pages of the ____s.
John Emil List, was a convicted multiple murderer and long-time fugitive. On
November 9, 1971 he killed his wife, mother, and three children in their home at
431 Hillside Avenue in Westfield, New Jersey, and then disappeared. He had
planned the murders so meticulously that nearly a month passed before anyone
noticed that anything was amiss. A fugitive from justice for nearly 18 years who
assumed a new identity and remarried, List was finally apprehended on June 1,
1989 after the story of his murders was broadcast on the television program
America's Most Wanted. List was found guilty of first degree murder and
sentenced in 1990 to five consecutive terms of life imprisonment. He died in
prison in 2008.
List serves as the inspiration for which famous fictional character?
(Picture in next slide)
X was going to be used in the Lifehouse project as a song
sung by Ray, the Scottish farmer at the beginning of the
album as he gathers his wife Sally and his two children to
begin their exodus to London. Townshend stated in an
interview that X' is about the absolute desolation of
teenagers at Woodstock, where everyone was smacked
out on acid and 20 people had brain damage. The irony
was that some listeners took the song to be a teenage
celebration: '__________, yes! We're all wasted!’
A/An X is a large upright standing stone. Xs may be found singly as
monoliths, or as part of a group of similar stones. Their size can vary
considerably, but their shape is generally uneven and squared, often
tapering towards the top. Xs are widely distributed across Europe,
Africa and Asia, but are most numerous in Western Europe; in
particular in Ireland, Great Britain and Brittany. There are about 50,000
megaliths in these areas,while there are 1,200 Xs in northwest France
alone. Standing stones are usually difficult to date, but pottery found
underneath some in Atlantic Europe connects them with the Beaker
people. They were constructed during many different periods across
pre-history as part of a larger megalithic culture that flourished in
Europe and beyond.
Where do you know X from?
• Reverse Infinite Pounce with Bounce
• 12 Questions
• +15/-10 on pounce
• +10/0 on direct
• Tommy Lee Jones - The Fugitive
• Jamie Foxx - Ray
• Forest Whitaker - The Last King of Scotland
• Matthew McConaughey - Dallas Buyers Club
• Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve
McQueen, and Anthony Katagas - 12 Years a Slave
People Leonardo DiCaprio
has lost the Oscar to
• Eleanor Rigby
• Dear Prudence
• Julia, Michelle
• Lady Madonna
• Lovely Rita
Yen Sid is the powerful sorcerer in Fantasia, appearing as
an old man with a long beard and robes that extended to
the floor. The character was created by Fred Moore.
Film historians believed Fred Moore added the same sized
nose as X's nose, and even added the same eyebrow
length as X's eyebrows to the character of Yen Sid.
Who is this character modelled after?
The members of the band reportedly spent afternoons getting stoned and
watching Three Stooges reruns. One day, they had a post-Stooges meeting
to try to come up with a name. Kramer said when he was in school he
would write the word X all over his notebooks. The name had popped into
his head after listening to Harry Nilsson's album Aerial Ballet, which featured
jacket art of a circus performer jumping out of a biplane. Initially, Kramer's
bandmates were nonplussed; they all thought he was referring to the
Sinclair Lewis novel they were required to read in high school English class.
"No, not Y" Kramer explained, spelling it out properly. The band settled
upon this name after also considering "the Hookers" and "Spike Jones."
Identify the band X, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning book Y.
X, during childhood, had a stuttering problem, which he
conquered by developing an affinity for the use of the curse
word motherfucker, in his vocabulary. This also inspired one
of X’s most famous dialogue. Identify X.
Air New Zealand, which has established a long tradition of memorable in-flight
safety videos, has done a new take on an old theme. This time the
video features brief cameos from the director, X, as well as Y, the main actor
in the trilogy (who is not in character).
Describing itself "the official airline of Z”, Air New Zealand subtitles the new
film "the most epic safety video ever made".
Air New Zealand was one of the pioneers of the alternative in-flight safety
video, and has garnered particular success with its W-themed versions. The
original W safety video gathered more than 12 million views on YouTube.
Other videos have included Bear Grylls , as well as the All Blacks New
Zealand rugby team and the US rap artist, Snoop Dogg.
This is a news clip, Put funda.
‘We also set out to smash the old canard that the computer will enslave us,' he said. 'We did not say the
computer will set us free—I have no idea how it will work out. This was strictly a marketing position’
This created something that won these awards.
2007: Best Super Bowl Spot (in the game's 40-year history)
2003: WFA—Hall of Fame Award (Jubilee Golden Award)
1999: TV Guide—Number One Greatest Commercial of All Time
1995: Advertising Age—Greatest Commercial
1995: Clio Awards—Hall of Fame
1984: Clio Awards
1984: 31st Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival—Grand Prix
What/who got these awards?
Initially, X was offered a character that was described to him as "very
admirable, very polite", and he decided to play that character as if he had
"some kind of a secret". Without knowing what that secret was, X
understood the potential Y had as a growing character, therefore rejecting
offers for guest appearances and insisting on becoming a series regular. In
order to achieve Y's trademark calmness, X utilised yoga techniques, which
allowed him to convey the character by "being a good listener". The
humanity of Y’s personality played an integral role in his development,
especially the very deep relationship with Z, which was interpreted by some
viewers – and even X himself – as possibly romantic. The loss of Z is partially
what turned Y into a ruthless villain, who is not above anything when it
comes to avenging Z's death. However, the loss of Z is also what cultivated
Y’s desire to create a new "family”.
X, Y, Z? (I’ll give it for only Y and Z as well)
X - Giancarlo Esposito
Y - Gustavo Fring
Z - Max
Can a 1967 Chevy take off with JATO rockets,
like in the tale of the JATO Rocket Car?
Can Pop Rocks and soda, when eaten
simultaneously, cause the eater's stomach to
Can an airplane toilet create enough suction to
cause a person to become stuck on it?
Can a can of biscuit dough explode in a hot
Can a person throw himself through a
Poppy-Seed Drug Test
Can a person take to the skies using only a
lawn chair and weather balloons?
Can someone test positive for heroin by eating
a large amount of poppy seeds?
Can being painted with gold paint actually be
What is this?
They were all selected to appear together on X, but were scraped off in the final moment.
But The Self-Realization Fellowship gurus Mahavatar Babaji, Lahiri Mahasaya, Sri Yukteswar and Paramahansa
Yogananda did make it to X. The absence of Elvis Presley on X created a furore in the media and till today, historians
question his removal.
What is X?