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Squeeze -- [C1]
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Side-by-side adjacent dancers (those in a Mini-Wave or a Couple) Trade & Slide apart (allowing for two dancer-sized positions of space between them) while far apart dancers slide together & Trade. EN: 10

Squeeze is a 2-part call. EN: 20

 
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Squeeze
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Squeeze
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Squeeze The Butterfly [C1]:
From a Butterfly. All Squeeze. Ends in an "O". EN: 657

 
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Squeeze The Buttefly
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Squeeze The "O" [C1] (Norm Poisson):
From an "O". All Squeeze. Ends in a Butterfly. EN: 656

Squeeze The Galaxy [C1] (Dave Hodson 1976):
From a Galaxy. Everyone except the Apex of the Wave-Based Triangle Squeeze. Ends in an Hourglass. EN: 655

 
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Squeeze The Galaxy
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Squeeze The Hourglass [C1] (Dave Hodson 1976):
From an Hourglass. Points slide together and Trade as Very Centers Trade and slide apart. The Point of the Center Diamond does not move. Ends in a Galaxy. EN: 380

 
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Squeeze The Hourglass
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Notes:

  • On Squeeze The Butterfly or Squeeze The "O", all 8 dancers are active. EN: 30
  • But, on Squeeze The Galaxy or Squeeze The Hourglass only 6 dancers are active! EN: 40

On Squeeze, sometimes dancers must wait before moving until the other dancers have completed their part. EN: 50

   
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Squeeze
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Centers Squeeze
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original Ends Squeeze EN: 60
(done)

   
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Squeeze The Diamond
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Centers Squeeze
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original Points Squeeze EN: 70
(done)

anything Like A Squeeze [C4] (Dave Hodson 1979):
Do the anything call (usually a 2-dancer call) but end such that those who started close together end far apart (allowing for two dancer-sized positions of space). EN: 654

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