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 (anything1 An Anchor) But (anything2)  -  C4

Definition:

Do anything1 An Anchor, but replace the Centers Swing-Slip with Centers doing the anything2 call.

(anything An Anchor) But (anything)

 ID: 192 (handle=1372) view

 1/4 (or 3/4) Cross  -  C4

Definition:

From a R-H Mini-Wave Box, Diamond with Centers in a R-H Mini-Wave, or other applicable formations.

1. Those who can Right Arm Turn 1/4 (or 3/4);
2. Those in a Line | Wave Centers Cross Run.

Ends in a Wave or Line.

 before1/4 Cross after

Always starts with the Right-Hand

Lee Kopman 1970

1/4 Cross

 ID: 1295 (handle=85) view

 1/4 (or 3/4) Wheel To A Diamond  -  C4

Definition:

From a L-H (for 1/4) or R-H (for 3/4) Two-Faced Line.

1. Left Cast 1/4 (or 3/4);
2. As one movement, Cast an extra 1/4 and Centers Hinge.

Ends in a R-H Diamond.

Similar calls:

• 1/4 (or 3/4) Wheel To An Hourglass:
(from Parallel 2FL) replace the second part with Cast an extra 1/4 then Centers 1/2 Circulate
• 1/4 (or 3/4) Wheel To An Interlocked Diamond:
(from Parallel 2FL) add a Very Centers Slither at the end.

1/4 Wheel To A (D|H.G.|I.L.D.)

 ID: 677 (handle=1337) view

 {any Tag call} To A Diamond  -  C4

Definition:

Do the tagging call to the 1/2 Tag position, then 1/2 Box Circulate.

Tag To A Diamond: 1/2 Tag; 1/2 Box Circulate.

Flip To A Diamond: 1/2 Flip The Line; 1/2 Box Circulate.

(any Tag call) To A Diamond

 ID: 117 (handle=35) view

 {anyone} Advance To A Column  -  C4

Definition:

From Eight Chain Thru or other applicable columns (e.g., 1/4 Box).

1. Those designated Walk, others Dodge;
2. Circulate;
4. Circulate.

Ends in Mini-Wave Columns.

Original definition says: those designated Walk, others Dodge, then first two Circulate Twice as last two Circulate, Trade and Circulate.

The first part (Those designated Walk, others Dodge) is not necessarily done in a box of 4. For instance, from a squared set after Heads Touch 1/4, the call can be Beaus Advance To A Column (6 walk, 2 dodge).

Lee Kopman 1974

(anyone) Advance To A Column

 ID: 159 (handle=125) view

 {anyone} Bring Us Together  -  C4

Definition:

From a Squared Set.

Those designated (or Centers, if nobody is specified) Circle Left 1/2 then dodge one position toward flow direction as the Others individually turn to face promenade direction (usually a 1/4 Right), Single File Promenade 1/4 (to Face In), then Veer Right to end in Facing Lines.

Ends in Facing Lines.

Although the definition sounds a little complicated, the dance movement is easy, smooth, and times out well.

From a Squared Set, "Heads Bring Us Together" has the heads move into the middle, Circle 1/2, and dodge Left. The sides promenade 1/4 and Veer Right. Ends in Facing Lines.

Variations: From a Trade By formation, "1/4 (or 3/4) Circle Bring Us Together" would have the Centers Circle 1/4 (or 3/4) then dodge Left, as the Ends individually turn 1/4 toward Promenade, Promenade 1/4 (and Face In), then Veer Right to end in Facing Lines.

Bring Us Together

 ID: 119 (handle=186) view

 {anyone} By Pass  -  C4

Definition:

From Facing Dancers.

1. Pass Thru;
2. Those not designated U-Turn Back.

Designated dancers are determined before the call starts (as in Bounce or Patch).

For instance, from an Eight Chain Thru, Centers By Pass ends in a Completed Double Pass Thru.

A Girls By Pass is a Pass Thru followed by Boys U-Turn Back.

Holman Hudspeth 1968

(anyone) By Pass

 ID: 74 (handle=25) view

 {anyone} Cross Swivel  -  C4

Definition:

1. Designated dancers Cross Fold;
2. All Single Circle 1/2 in flow direction To A Wave.

(anyone) Cross Swivel

 ID: 675 (handle=350) view

 {anyone} Swivel  -  C4

Definition:

From a Couple.

Those designated Fold; In flow direction, Single Circle To A Wave.

Ends in a Mini-Wave.

Beaus Swivel:
From a Couple. Beaus Fold, then continuing in that direction (i.e. to the left), Single Circle 1/2 To A Wave. Ends in a R-H Mini-Wave.

Belles Swivel:
From a Couple. Belles Fold, then continuing in that direction (i.e., to the right), Reverse Single Circle 1/2 To A Wave. Ends in a L-H Mini-Wave.

anyone Cross Swivel:
From an applicable Line of 4 or Wave. Those designated Cross Fold; In flow direction, Single Circle To A Wave.

(anyone) Swivel

 ID: 109 (handle=1132) view

 {anything Coutesy Turn} By(-By(-By)))  -  C4

Definition:

Do the anything call, which must end with flow (usually a Couples Cast movement such as a Courtesy Turn);
"By" means "A Quarter More + Slither";
"By-By" means "A Quarter More, Slither + Slide";
"By-By-By" means "A Quarter More, Slither, Slide + Slither".

Some callers omit the word "Thru" from the call. (e.g., Turn & Left By-By is a Turn & Left Thru + 1/4 More + Slither + Slide).

Right & Left (Thru) By-By: Right & Left Thru & 1/4 More, Slither, & Slide.

(any Courtesy Turn) By

 ID: 120 (handle=1743) view

 {anything} Plus {n}  -  C4

Definition:

There are 3 variations of "Plus N":

1. "Square The Bases Plus 2" means replace Split Square Thru 2 with Split Square Thru 4.
2. "Sets In Motion Plus 1 (or Plus 2)" means that 1 (or 2) more of the dancers in the resulting Center Column have the first peel left, then next peel right.
3. Plus N is a lateral dodging movement towards flow direction. The number indicates the number of half-positions to slide. For example, from a R-H Wave, a Recycle Plus 1 would be a Recycle then all 1/2 of a "Left" Truck.

This version of Plus N requires that the previous call have lateral flow (e.g., Bounce, Recycle, Ah So, Wheel & Deal, Turn & Deal, Shove Off, (Outsides after a) Plenty, Shuffle The Deck, (Outsides after a) Swing & Circle, Shakedown, Ferris Wheel, Turn Over, (from Couple) Cast Off 3/4, (Outsides after) Take N).

(anything) Plus (n)

 ID: 116 (handle=51) view

 {anything} To A Diamond  -  C4

Definition:

The anything must end with a 'Centers Trade'.

Replace the final Centers Trade with a Centers Trade 1 & 1/2.

This concept applies to calls such as Coordinate, Reactivate, Cross Reactivate, and a few others such as Wipe Out.

(anything Coord|React) To A Diamond

 ID: 118 (handle=27) view

 {I-J-K-L} Change The Web  -  C4

Definition:

From a applicable generalized 1/4 Tag or applicable T-Bone 1/4 Box.
1. Centers Arm Turn the first fraction;
2. Very Centers Arm Turn the second fraction as End of Center Step Forward as Outsides adjust (usually a 1/2 Reverse Swap Around or 1/2 Swap Around as necessary) to form a Star;
3. Star the third fraction;
4. Very Centers Arm Turn the fourth fraction as dancer following them Veer Out (to become End of Center) as others adjust to form a Couple.
Ends in a 1/4 Tag.

(I-J-K-L) Change The Web

 ID: 98 (handle=1353) view

 {I-J-K} 1/4 The Alter  -  C4

Definition:

From a Mini-Wave Box or Wave.

1. Arm Turn the first fraction (I quarters);
2. Centers Arm Turn the second fraction as Ends U-Turn Back;
3. Diamond Counter Rotate the third fraction;
4. Flip The Diamond.

Ends in a Wave.

(I-J-K) 1/4 The Alter

 ID: 676 (handle=18) view

Definition:

From a Wave.

Step Thru & 1/4 In.

Ends in Facing Couples.

Same as Explode.

 ID: 141 (handle=122) view

 Arky Star Thru  -  C4

Definition:

From Facing Couples.

Beaus do the Boys part, and Belles do the Girls part of a Star Thru.

(Everybody uses the inside hand)

Ends in Facing Couples.

Equivalent to (Split) Pass In.

Dancers often do not make the full arch, but simply tap (inside) hands instead.

Arky Star Thru

 ID: 155 (handle=148) view

 Bail Out  -  C4

Definition:

From applicable formations.

Centers Short & Sweet and Counter Rotate 1/4 as Outsides 1/2 Circulate & Hinge.

This is a 2-part call.

Damon Coe and Ben Rubright 1995

Bail Out

 ID: 1303 (handle=1900) view

 Barge Thru  -  C4

Definition:

From Facing Lines (or R-H Tidal Wave).

1/2 Square Thru; Trade By.

Ends in an Eight Chain Thru Formation.

Manny Amor

Barge Thru

 ID: 3 (handle=155) view

 Barrel Of Fun  -  C4

Definition:

From Out-Facing Lines and other applicable Lines.

1. Ends Bend as Centers Face In;
2. Ends Arm Turn 1/2 as Centers Swing Thru;
3. all Fan The Top.

Ends in Parallel R-H Waves.

Lee Kopman 1972

Barrel Of Fun

 ID: 77 (handle=157) view

 Bias Trade Circulate  -  C4

Definition:

From Parallel Waves.

As one movement, Bias Circulate and Spread.

Ends in opposite-handed Parellel Waves.

Alternative definition: Leaders Crossover Circulate as Trailers Diagonal Box Crossover Circulate (using a L-H Star when starting from L-H Waves).

 ID: 1296 (handle=164) view

 Bits & Pieces  -  C4

Definition:

From Parallel Lines or applicable T-Bones.

Ends two "O" Circulates and Trade,
as Centers Peel & Trail and Ah So.

Parallel Waves end in Mini-Wave Columns.

The original definition does not contain "O" Circulates.

If Centers start in Back-to-Back Couples, they Peel Off (to end on the same spot), adjust to a right-hand wave then Ah So.

If Centers start in Facing Couples, they step to a right-hand wave and do an Ends Trade, Centers Trade then Ah So.

Bits & Pieces is a 2-part call:

1. Ends two "O" Circulates as Centers Peel & Trail;
2. Ends Trade as Centers Ah So.

Bits & Pieces

 ID: 129 (handle=168) view

 Brace Yourself  -  C4

Definition:

From a Couple consisting of one Boy and one Girl.

Normal Couples Courtesy Turn as Half-Sashayed Couples U-Turn Back.

Ends in a Normal Couple.

Brace Yourself is the last half of Half Breed Thru.

Brace Yourself

 ID: 1361 (handle=180) view

 Cast A Net  -  C4

Definition:

From applicable formations (e.g., Parallel Two-Faced Lines or Waves).

1/2 Circulate; Very Centers Cast 3/4 as End of the Center Line Counter Rotate 1/4 on the outside (to become the very ends) as Others Trade; then the Center 4 Spread.

The Spread is blended into the Very Centers Cast 3/4 plus the Outsides Trade.

John Saunders 1973

Cast A Net

 ID: 105 (handle=196) view

 Cast An Anchor  -  C4

Definition:

From Mini-Wave Columns.

Cast Off 3/4; Center 6 Trade; Outside 4 Step Thru, Ends Bend, and Pass In as Center 4 Trade then Very Centers Trade.

Ends in a 1/4 Tag formation.

Cast An Anchor

 ID: 138 (handle=198) view

 Centers Cut Out  -  C4

Definition:

From Parallel Lines or other applicable formations.

Centers Crossover Circulate as Ends Flip In (Run toward the Center).

Parallel Waves end in Parallel Two-Faced Lines, and vice-versa.

The sister call is Ends Cut In.

Ron Schneider 1976

Centers Cut Out

 ID: 160 (handle=205) view

 Change A Web  -  C4

Definition:

From a 1/4 Tag, Starting Double Pass thru, or other applicable formations.

1. Centers Arm Turn 1/2;
2. Very Centers Arm Turn 3/4 as Ends of Center Extend, as Outsides adjust to form two stars;
3. Star 1 & 1/4 (yes, 5 spots);
4. Very Centers Arm Turn 3/4 as dancer following them Extend to become the End of the Center Wave as Others adjust to form an In-Facing Couple.

Ends in a 1/4 Tag.

Jack Lasry 1968

Change The Web

 ID: 193 (handle=219) view

 Change-O  -  C4

Definition:

From Columns.

First Two Circulate as Others Crossover Circulate.

Mini-Wave Columns end in Magic Columns.

Change-O

 ID: 162 (handle=221) view

 Cheerio  -  C4

Definition:

From Columns.

Centers Trade, Spread, then Leaders U-Turn Back (Squeeze Like A Couple Up) as
Ends do a Leaders Run then Step Forward.

Ends in Facing Lines.

Cheerio

 ID: 142 (handle=232) view

 Chip Off  -  C4

Definition:

From applicable Parallel Lines.

Out-Facing Couple Link Up (Ends U-Turn Back then Split Circulate) as Others do a Centers Shove Off (Center Run toward the Center as End dodge inward).

Ends in Parallel Lines.

If starting from Back-to-Back Lines, the right-couple is preferred and everyone moves toward the right. The caller can say Left Chip Off to make the movement go toward the left.

Chip Off

 ID: 163 (handle=233) view

 Circle To A Two-Faced Line  -  C4

Definition:

From Facing Couples.

1. Circle Left 1/2;
2. Veer Left.

Ends in a Right-Hand Two-Faced Line.

An optional fraction can be given, for example, Circle 1/4 (or 3/4) To A Two-Faced Line, in which case you Circle Left the given fraction, then Veer Left.

1970

Circle (fract) To A Two-Faced Line

 ID: 52 (handle=237) view

 Clean Sweep {fraction}  -  C4

Definition:

From Facing Couples.

1. Circle Left 1/4 (or the given fraction);
2. Veer Left;
3. Tag The Line;
4. Right Roll To A Wave.

Ends in a Right-Hand Mini-Wave Box

Clean Sweep (fract)

 ID: 148 (handle=243) view

 Clear Out  -  C4

Definition:

From applicable formations.

Circulate; Lead End U-Turn Back; Centers Box Circulate; Out-Facing Centers Concentric U-Turn Back.

Mini-Wave Columns end in a Starting Double Pass Thru; Parallel Lines end in Facing Lines.

Lee Kopman 1975

Clear Out

 ID: 1297 (handle=244) view

 Clover Flow  -  C4

Definition:

From Trade By Formation.

1. Outsides Cloverleaf as Centers Pass Thru;
2. Out-facers Cloverleaf as Others Pass Thru.

Ends in an Eight Chain Thru Formation.

Same as Clover And Pass Thru; Clover And Pass Thru.

Bill Davis 1973

Cloverflo

 ID: 35 (handle=250) view

 Collapse (The {formation})  -  C4

Definition:

From Twin Diamonds or other applicable formations.

Ends Detour (1/2 Zoom & Hinge) as Centers Step & Fold.

Right-Hand Twin Diamonds end in Left-Hand Columns.

Collapse (The setup)

 ID: 143 (handle=253) view

 Connect The Diamond  -  C4

Definition:

From a Diamond with the points facing opposite directions.

Centers Hinge as Points do your part Lockit (Isolate); all Drop In.

Ends in a Mini-Wave Box.

From a normal Diamond, Connect The Diamond feels a lot like Crossfire.

Lee Kopman 1974

Connect The Diamond

 ID: 1362 (handle=257) view

 Convert The Triangle  -  C4

Definition:

From a Wave-Based Triangle.

Apex dancer 1/2 Press Ahead as Trailing Base dancer move behind Apex and 1/4 In as Leading Base dancer 1/2 Triangle Circulate.

Ends in a Tandem-Based Triangle.

Convert The Triangle (Wave-Based)

 ID: 1267 (handle=262) view

 Counter Point  -  C4

Definition:

From applicable formations.

Centers Recycle as Outsides Counter Rotate 1/4.

Parallel Lines end in Diamonds.

Counter Point

 ID: 1333 (handle=268) view

 Criss Cross Follow To A Diamond  -  C4

Definition:

From a Mini-Wave Box or applicable T-Bone 2 x 2.

Trailers Cross Your Neighbor & Spread as Leaders Box Circulate and Cross Extend.

A Mini-Wave Box ends in an opposite-handed Diamond.

Criss Cross Follow To A Diamond

 ID: 1363 (handle=288) view

 Cross Breed Thru  -  C4

Definition:

From Facing Couples (or R-H Wave), where each Couple consists of one Boy and one Girl.

1. Pass Thru;
2. Normal Couples Left-Shoulder Partner Tag as Half-Sashayed Couples 1/4 Out.

Ends in Back-to-Back Couples.

Cheat: Slide Thru; Those Facing Pass Thru.

Cross Breed Thru

 ID: 94 (handle=302) view

 Cross Follow To A Diamond  -  C4

Definition:

From a Mini-Wave Box or applicable T-Bone 2 x 2.

Trailers Cross Your Neighbor & Spread as Leaders Box Circulate 1 & 1/2.

A Mini-Wave Box ends in a Facing Diamond.

Cross Follow To A Diamond

 ID: 1334 (handle=1651) view

 Cross Horseshoe Turn  -  C4

Definition:

From a 2 x 4 with the Ends in Columns facing Out.

Ends Cross Cloverleaf as the Centers Face In and Cross Trail Thru.

Generalized Columns end in an Eight Chain Thru.

This is a 2-part call for the Centers.

Cross Horseshoe Turn

 ID: 1298 (handle=326) view

 Cross Replace The Column  -  C4

Definition:

From Mini-Wave Columns.

3/4 Cross Invert The Column;
First two Counter Rotate 1/4 (& backup slightly) as #3 Step forward to #4 and Centers 2/3 Cross Cycle.

Ends in Parallel Two-Faced Lines.

Alternate definition: 1/2 Cross Invert The Column; Ends Counter Rotate 1/4 as Centers 1/2 CROSS Zoom then 2/3 Cross Cycle.

On Cross Replace The Column But anything, Centers replace the 2/3 Cross Cycle with the anything call.

Cross Replace The Column

 ID: 199 (handle=340) view

 Cross Scoot Apart  -  C4

Definition:

From a Mini-Wave Box or other applicable 2 x 2.

Trailers Cross Extend, Trade & Spread as Leaders Box Circulate 1 & 1/2.

A Mini-Wave Box ends in an opposite-handed Wave.

Jim Davis 1977

Cross Scoot Apart

 ID: 1364 (handle=1640) view

 Cross The Top  -  C4

Definition:

From a Wave or Facing Couples.

1. Arm Turn 1/2;
2. Fan the Top & Spread.

Ends in a(n opposite-handed) Wave.

Equivalent to Spin the Top & Spread.

Holman Hudspeth 1968

Cross The Top

 ID: 73 (handle=365) view

 Crosstown Roll  -  C4

Definition:

From a (4-dancer) fractional tag position (i.e., Single 1/4 Tag, Mini-Wave Box, Single 3/4 Tag) or applicable Diamond.

Those with handholds (the mini-wave) 1/4 In, then pass by each other passing opposite shoulder from original handhold, turn an extra 1/4 toward same direction, then Exend. The others adjust as necessary to form a 2x2.

A 1/4 Tag, 3/4 Tag, or Diamonds ends in a 2x2; a 1/2 Tag ends in an opposite-handed 3/4 Tag.

The movement for those in a Mini-Wave is like a Single Turn & Deal to end Back-to-Back, then Single Veer in flow direction to the next fractional tag position.

Paul Kubik 1974

Cross Town Roll

 ID: 127 (handle=351) view

 Curli-Cross  -  C4

Definition:

From Facing Couples.

1. Curlique;
2. Trailers diagonally left pull by.

Ends in Back-to-Back Couples.

Curli-Cross was the basis for the A1 call anything And Cross.

Lee Kopman 1968

Curli-Cross

 ID: 34 (handle=371) view

 Curli-Cross The Top  -  C4

Definition:

From Facing Couples (or R-H Wave).

Curlique; Single Hinge; Fan The Top.

Ends in a R-H Wave.

Sex-dependent call, since Curlique is involved.

Equivalent to Spin The Top.

Should not be used at C4, IMHO.

Ron Schneider 1973

Curli-Cross The Top

 ID: 5127 (handle=372) view

 Curli-Pass  -  C4

Definition:

From applicable formations.

1. Those Facing Curlique;
2. Those Facing Pass Thru.

E.g., from a Squared Set: "Heads start a Curli-Pass" is a Heads Curlique then Girls Pass Thru.

Curli-Pass

 ID: 69 (handle=373) view

 Curli-Wheel  -  C4

Definition:

From Facing Couples or a R-H Wave.

1. Curlique;
2. Leaders Run as Trailers Cross Extend (to L-H), Trade, and 1/2 Press Back.

Ends in Facing Couples.

Curli-Wheel

 ID: 1335 (handle=374) view

 Curlique  -  C4

Definition:

From (opposite sex) Facing Dancers.

Place right hands forward, Men palm out,
Ladies palm in, join hands to make an arch;
exchange places, Men turn 1/4 to the right,
as Ladies turn 3/4 to the left under the arch.

Ends in a right-hand mini-wave.

Ending position is equivalent to Touch 1/4.

Clarence Watson 1963

Curlique

 ID: 7 (handle=375) view

 Cut Across  -  C4

Definition:

From any 2x4.

Determine whether you are a Leader or Trailer; then, working in your Concentric Box:

• Those identified as Leaders: do your part Partner Tag then Partner Trade, as
• Those identified as Trailers: do your part Partner Trade then Partner Tag.

Ends in a 2x4.

This is a hard, and often disorienting call.

Originally, the call was envisioned as starting from a Completed Double Pass Thru formation, but the definition can be done from any 2x4.

Bill Barton 1973

Cut Across

 ID: 157 (handle=377) view

 Cy-Kick  -  C4

Definition:

From Generalized 1/4 Tag and other applicable formations.

Centers 2/3 Recycle as Outsides do your part Beaus Kick Off.

A Generalized 1/4 Tag ends in Parallel Lines.

Cy-Kick

 ID: 164 (handle=383) view

 Daisy Chain

Definition:

From a Right And Left Grand Formation.

Right Pull By; Left Turn Thru; Right Turn Thru;
Left Pull By; Right Turn Thru; Left Turn Thru;
Right Pull By; Left Turn Thru; Right Turn Thru;
Left Pull By; Right Turn Thru; Left Turn Thru.

Ends in a Right And Left Grand Formation.

Daisy Chain is a Right And Left Grand but interrupted such that
dancers go forward two, back one, forward two, back one, etc.

Paul Little 1952

Daisy Chain

 ID: 36 (handle=386) view

 Deuces Wild  -  C4

Definition:

From Parallel Lines or other applicable formations.

Centers Trade as Outsides Zoom.

Deuces Wild

 ID: 67 (handle=395) view

 Diamond Inlet  -  C4

Definition:

From applicable Parallel Lines (e.g. Waves).

Lead End and adjacent dancer 2/3 Recycle as Others Inlet.

Ends in Twin Diamonds.

Diamond Inlet

 ID: 190 (handle=404) view

 Diamond Outlet  -  C4

Definition:

From applicable Twin Diamonds (normal Diamonds, or Interlocked Diamonds).

Centers Outlet as Points Do You Part Split Circulate then Hinge.

Ends in Parallel Waves or Inverted Lines.

 beforeDiamond Outlet after

Diamond Outlet

 ID: 191 (handle=1669) view

 Disperse  -  C4

Definition:

From Parallel Lines with the Ends in Tandem, or from other applicable formations.

Centers Counter Rotate 1/4 then Squeeze as Ends 1/2 Zoom, Hinge, then 2 Phantom Column Circulates.

Parallel Lines end in Parallel Lines.

Obsolete C4 call.

Alternate definition: Detour; Centers work Cross, all Expand The Column.

The sister call, Disband is still used.

Disperse

 ID: 165 (handle=410) view

 Divi-Up  -  C4

Definition:

From applicable formations (e.g., a 1/4 Tag).

Centers Single Wheel as Ends Divide.

A 1/4 Tag ends in Facing Lines.

Divi-Up

 ID: 166 (handle=413) view

 Divide And Pair  -  C4

Definition:

From a Starting Double Pass Thru, Trade By, or other applicable formations.

Centers Pair Off as Ends 1/4 Out and Cross Fold.

Columns end in an Eight Chain Thru formation.

Divide & Pair

 ID: 1336 (handle=415) view

 Dixie Chain  -  C4

Definition:

From Single Double Pass Thru formation
(or from Facing Couples, in which case the Belle goes in front).

1. Centers right pull by;
2. all left pull by;
3. Centers right pull by.

Ends in a Single Completed Double Pass Thru formation.

From Single Double Pass Thru formation,
Dixie Chain is equivalent to Double Pass Thru.

Bill Owen 1952

Dixie Chain

 ID: 27 (handle=418) view

 Dixie Daisy  -  C4

Definition:

From Single Double Pass Thru formation
(or from Facing Couples, in which case the Belle goes in front).

1. Centers right pull by;
2. all left turn thru;
3. Centers right pull by.

Ends in a Single Completed Double Pass Thru formation.

Similar to Dixie Chain but on part 2, everyone does a Left Turn Thru instead of Left Pull By.

From Single Double Pass Thru formation,
Dixie Daisy is equivalent to U-Turn Back.

Bill Shymkus 1958

Dixie Daisy

 ID: 59 (handle=419) view

 Dixie Derby  -  C4

Definition:

From Single Double Pass Thru formation
(or from Facing Couples, in which case the Belle goes in front).

1. Dixie Style to a Wave;
2. Centers Trade & Spread as Ends Run.

Ends in a Right-Hand Two-Faced Line.

Traffic pattern: The 'Ends Run' has the Ends making a loop on the outside as the Centers Trade & Spread on the inside.

Dixie Derby is used at C4. It is a 2-part call.

Dixie Derby

 ID: 64 (handle=420) view

 Dot Com

Definition:

Those who can Roll, Others U-Turn Back

Lee Kopman

(anything) Dot-Com

 ID: 4994 (handle=1927) view

 Double Down  -  C4

Definition:

From Parallel Lines and applicable T-Bone 2x4s.

Out-Facing Ends and adjacent Centers (Outeractives) Circulate as Others Split Circulate Twice.

Cross Double Down:
Out-Facing Ends and adjacent Centers Crossover Circulate as Others Split Circulate Twice.

Double Down

 ID: 71 (handle=432) view

 Double Your Pleasure  -  C4

Definition:

From Mini-Wave Columns.

#1 Peel Off as Others 1/2 Circulate & Trade;
Original #1 step forward as New #1 Peel Off as Others 1/2 Circulate & Trade.

Ends in Parallel Waves.

Double Your Pleasure also be done from Columns of 3 to end in Twin Tandem-Based Triangles.

 ID: 144 (handle=439) view

 Ends Cut In  -  C4

Definition:

From Parallel Lines or other applicable formations.

Ends Crossover Circulate as Centers Flip Out (Run away from the Center).

Parallel Waves end in Parallel Two-Faced Lines, and vice-versa.

The sister call is Centers Cut Out.

Ron Schneider 1976

Ends Cut In

 ID: 161 (handle=454) view

 Erase  -  C4

Definition:

From a Line or a Diamond.

Centers U-Turn Back (toward each other) as Ends do their part of Fan the Top.

Usually ends in a Diamond or a Line.

Jim Davis and Dave Hodson 1977

Erase

 ID: 1337 (handle=455) view

 Explosion  -  C4

Definition:

From Columns.

#2 Press Out, and #1 and #2 Couples Circulate;
#3 1/2 Circulate & Trade as #4 Press Out & 1/2 Press Ahead; #3 and #4 1/2 Press Ahead (As Couples Extend).

Mini-Wave Columns end in Parallel Two-Faced Lines.

Explosion

 ID: 197 (handle=471) view

 Fall Into A Column  -  C4

Definition:

From a 1/4 Tag.

Centers 1/3 Recycle (Centers fold and adjust) then Press Ahead, as Ends have the appropriate someone Walk, others Dodge to end in Mini-Wave Columns.

The End who dodges is the End whose spot is to be filled by the center dancers.

(From a R-H 1/4 Tag, Ends do a Beaus Walk, Belles Dodge;
from a L-H 1/4 Tag, Ends do a Belles Walk, Beaus Dodge)

Fall Into A Column

 ID: 167 (handle=474) view

 Fan The Gating {anything}  -  C4

Definition:

From Parallel Lines (or applicable T-Bones).

Centers Cast Off 3/4 then Very Centers Cast Off 3/4 as Outsides Circulate 1 & 1/2; Those not in the Center 1x4 do the {anything} call.

Fan The Gating (anything)

 ID: 124 (handle=1536) view

 Fan Thru  -  C4

Definition:

From Facing Couples or a R-H Wave.

Step to a Wave if necessary; Centers Trade; all Step Thru.

Ends in Back-to-Back Couples.

Fan Thru is choreographically equivalent to Reverse Swap Around.

Tom Tarleton 1967

Fan Thru

 ID: 1338 (handle=478) view

 Ferris {anything}  -  C4

Definition:

From Parallel Two-Faced Lines.

1/2 Press Ahead; Outsides work with Phantoms, all do the anything call.

Phantoms that end up between the Outsides and the Centers are removed at the end of the call.

Since Ferris basically means As Couples Extend, then all do the anything call, you may occasionally encounter it from a 1/4 Line (As Couples Extend, then all do the given call).

1975

Ferris (anything)

 ID: 186 (handle=484) view

 Ferris Trade And Wheel  -  C4

Definition:

From Parallel Two-Faced Lines.

Leaders Wheel & Deal as Trailers 1/2 Circulate, Very Centers Trade, then Wheel & Deal.

Ends in Starting Double Pass Thru.

Ron Schneider 1975

Ferris Trade & Wheel

 ID: 1633 (handle=485) view

 Flare The Star  -  C4

Definition:

From Facing Couples.

Right-hand star, original Beaus 1/2 way across
and flip away (a left 3/4 turn) as original Belles star one full turn;
original Beaus Courtesy Turn the original Belles

Ends in Facing Couples.

The ending position is equivalent to Flutter Wheel.

Ted Frye 1971

Flare The Star

 ID: 46 (handle=496) view

 Flutter The Line

Definition:

From a Right-Hand Two-Faced Line.

Centers Trade; Couples Trade; Bend The Line.

Ends in Facing Couples.

Flutter The Line is to Flutter Wheel
as Chain Down The Line is to Ladies Chain.

Chuck Bryant 1972

Flutter The Line

 ID: 54 (handle=2066) view

 Follow The Yellow Brick Road  -  C4

Definition:

From Parallel Waves.

2. Ends Circulate 1 & 1/2 as Centers Follow Your Neighbor & Spread;
3. Outside Couples Concentric Wheel & Deal as Others do an Ends Isolate (move up as in Fan The Top).

Ends in a R-H 1/4 Tag.

 ID: 185 (handle=516) view

 Go First Class  -  C4

Definition:

From Parallel Waves or other applicable Parallel Lines.

Leaders Switch as Trailers Scatter Circulate.

Parallel Waves end in Parallel Two-Faced Lines.

Go First Class

 ID: 147 (handle=526) view

Definition:

From a normal Squared Set.

Heads move in and right arm turn 1/2 with opposite;
Head Men left arm turn 3/4 as Head Lady step forward as
Side Lady veer right to become a partner with the Head Men as

Ends in a Squared Set.

Repeat the above movement for a total of 4 times
(twice for Heads to the center, then twice for Sides to the center).

Grand Parade is a zero - everyone ends where they started.

Mort Simpson 1974

 ID: 5 (handle=542) view

 Grand Sweep

Definition:

From a normal Squared Set.

Flutter Wheel, Sweep 1/4; Pass Thru; Step forward & Partner Trade.

Sides:
Face partner; back up 3 steps as in Grand Square;
Face in, walk forward, and dosado (to face); then
Star Thru.

Repeat the above movement with new Heads and Sides.

Ends in a Squared Set.

At completion of Grand Sweep, all dancers are halfway across the set.

Bill Martin 1971

Grand Sweep

 ID: 40 (handle=2092) view

 Hinge And Flutter

Definition:

From a Right-Hand Wave.

Single Hinge, Leaders U-Turn Back, Reverse Flutter Wheel.

Ends in Facing Couples.

Hinge And Flutter

 ID: 84 (handle=2065) view

 Hinge And Trade  -  C4

Definition:

From Parallel Two-Faced Lines or Back-to-Back Lines.

Couples Hinge; Center Couples Trade; all As Couples Face In.

Ends in a Double Pass Thru Formation.

Also known as Couples Hinge And Trade.

Single Hinge & Trade:
From a Non-T-Bone 2x2. Hinge; Centers Trade; all Roll.

 ID: 33 (handle=566) view

 Hit The Wall  -  C4

Definition:

From a Trade By or other applicable formations.

Outsides Partner Tag as Centers Pass Out.

A Trade By formation ends in Back-to-Back Lines.

Claude Spheres 1975

Hit The Wall

 ID: 66 (handle=570) view

 Hot Foot Spin  -  C4

Definition:

From Parallel Waves or Eight Chain Thru.

1. Fan The Top;
2. Very Centers Trade;
3. Spin The Top.

Ends in Parallel Waves.

Harry Ed Dunkle 1968

Hot Foot Spin

 ID: 130 (handle=575) view

 Hourglass Inlet/Outlet  -  C4

Definition:

Hourglass Outlet
From a normal Hourglass.
Points Split Circulate as if in Waves then Hinge, as the Centers do like Very Centers Hinge, then Outlet (the End of the Center does an Outlet, as the Very Center does a Center Diamond Circulate then Extend).
Ends in Parallel Waves.

Hourglass Inlet
From Parallel Waves.
Out-Facing End and adjacent dancer 2/3 Recycle as In-Facing End and adjacent dancer do an Inneractive Diamond Recycle (In-Facing End 1/2 Diagonal Box Circulate as adjacent dancer Trail Off.
Ends in an Hourglass

Hourglass (Inlet|Outlet)

 ID: 122 (handle=1739) view

 Interlocked Scoot Chain Thru  -  C4

Definition:

From a 1/4 Line.

Interlocked Extend; Swing; Slip; Swing; as one movement, Extend and Very Centers Slither.

Ends in a 3/4 Line.

Interlocked Scoot Chain Thru

 ID: 1365 (handle=1406) view

 Isolate  -  C4

Definition:

From a Line or Diamond.

Counter Rotate 1/4 with respect to the center of your Line or Diamond.

Isolate

 ID: 1340 (handle=614) view

 Isolate  -  C4

Definition:

From an applicable Line or Diamond.

Counter Rotate 1/4 with respect to the center of your Line or Diamond.

Isolate

 ID: 1366 (handle=614) view

 Jam Thru  -  C4

Definition:

From Eight Chain Thru (or Parallel R-H Waves).

1. Pass Thru;
2. Ends Cross Cloverleaf as Centers Pass Thru & Partner Tag.

Ends in Eight Chain Thru.

Holman Hudspeth 1969

Jam Thru

 ID: 176 (handle=615) view

 Kick The Habit  -  C4

Definition:

From any 2x4 or other applicable formations.

Outsides Counter Rotate 1/4 as Centers do your part Leaders Kick Off.

Kick The Habit

 ID: 72 (handle=620) view

 Linear Action But Cross It  -  C4

Definition:

From Generalized 1/4 Tag.

Centers Hinge & Box Circulate 1 & 1/2 as Outsides Hinge & Trade; Very Centers Slither; Center Line Cast Off 3/4 as Others Phantom Hourglass Circulate.

Same as Linear Action except a Very Centers Slither is inserted prior to the final Centers Cast Off 3/4.

Linear Action But Cross It

 ID: 674 (handle=639) view

 Lock 'Em Up  -  C4

Definition:

From applicable Tidal Lines or applicable Parallel Lines.

1. Lockit;
2. Hinge;
3. Centers Hinge as Outsides Counter Rotate 1/4;
4. Centers Lockit as Outsides Roll.

A Tidal Wave ends in a 1/4 Tag; Parallel Waves end in a "I" Formation.

This is a 4-part call.

Bill Davis 1982

Lock 'Em Up

 ID: 1299 (handle=1359) view

 Long Trip  -  C4

Definition:

From Parallel Waves.

1. Out-Facing End and adjacent Center (Outeractives) Squeeze
as Others (Inneractives) Circulate;
2. Center 4 Pass Thru as Others Cross Fold.
Ends in Eight Chain Thru.

A Short Trip is the first 1/2 of a Long Trip.

Long Trip

 ID: 177 (handle=654) view

 Make A Pass  -  C4

Definition:

From a Generalized 1/4 Tag or other applicable formation.

1. Any Centers and Outsides who are directly facing do a Pass Thru;
2. Centers Cast Off 3/4 as Outsides Trade & Roll.

A normal 1/4 Tag ends in Facing Lines.

Make A Pass

 ID: 168 (handle=664) view

 Make Me A Column

Definition:

From Parallel Two-Faced Lines.

Trailers:
Centers Walk as Ends Dodge; then both step forward

Centers Circulate as Ends Cross Fold (Cross Fire)

Ends in Columns.

Similar to the C3B call Gee Whiz.

Make Me A Column

 ID: 61 (handle=668) view

 Mini-Pleasure  -  C4

Definition:

From Mini-Wave Columns.

1/4 Invert The Column; Triple Trade; Center Wave Spread as Others do a Leads U-Turn Back.

Ends in a 1/4 Tag.

Mini Pleasure

 ID: 123 (handle=675) view

 Mix The Line  -  C4

Definition:

From Facing Lines.

As one movement, As Couples 1/4 Out then Shuffle The Deck.

Ends in a Completed Double Pass Thru formation.

The Belle Couple goes in front.

Basil Pickett 1962

Mix The Line

 ID: 169 (handle=684) view

 Mystic CONCEPT  -  C4

Definition:

From applicable 8-dancer formations.

Outsides start normal as Insides start Mirror: all do the given call.

If the call requires interaction between the original Outsides and the original Insides, then everyone work normal from that point on. For example, from Facing Lines, a Mystic Tally-Ho starts Mystic but finishes normally.

Mystic Turn means Outsides 1/4 Right as Insides 1/4 Left.

Mystic CONCEPT

 ID: 178 (handle=692) view

 Nice & Easy  -  C4

Definition:

From Parallel Lines and other applicable formations.

Outsides Zing as Centers Trade & Roll.

Parallel Lines end in a Starting Double Pass Thru.

Nice & Easy

 ID: 1300 (handle=695) view

 Nicely  -  C4

Definition:

From an applicable Line.

1. Hinge;
2. & Cross

Ends in Back-to-Back Couples.

Usually added as a suffix to another call.

Betty Fricker 1965

Nicely

 ID: 182 (handle=696) view

 Nip & Tuck  -  C4

Definition:

From Back-to-Back Couples.

Belles Shakedown as Beaus Run and Wheel Thru.

Ends in a Right-Hand Mini-Wave Box.