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 (anything) The Web 

Definition:
 

From parallel diamonds or stars: Very centers Cast Off 3/4; in-point dancers extend to join very centers; out-point dancers move forward toward the original center-line/wave end where both face in to form a couple. (Ends in a 1/4 tag/line.)

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Alter The Hourglass 

Definition:
 

From an hourglass: Hourglass Circulate 2 times; Flip the Hourglass; centers Cast Off 3/4 as ends Turn Back.

Alter The Galaxy -- From a galaxy: Galaxy Circulate 2 times; Flip the Galaxy; centers Star 3/4 as ends Turn Back.

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Blitz The (Anyone) 

Definition:
 

From appropriate lines: Bend the Line; designated dancers (boys, girls, beaus, etc.) Turn Back in body flow direction, i.e. Roll twice.

Single Blitz: Quarter In; designated dancers Turn Back.

Reverse Blitz: Cast Off 1/4; designated dancers Turn Back.

Right Blitz:Cast Right 1/4; designated dancers Turn Back.

Left Blitz:Cast Left 1/4; designated dancers Turn Back.

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Circle The (fraction) Tag 

Definition:
 

From facing couples: Circle left 1/4; Beaus 1/2 Circulate (Extend); Belles 1/2 Dodge. This completes a Circle the 1/4 Tag. Extend to the designated fractional tag.

Extensions -- Change the initial circle to something other than 1/4. For example, Circle 1/2 the 1/2 Tag.

Circle the Tag Back (to a wave) -- Circle the 1/2 Tag; Scoot Back.

Circle the Tag Your Neighbor -- Circle the 1/2 Tag; Follow your Neighbor

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Circle To A Diamond 

Definition:
 

From facing couples: Circle Left 1/4; beaus Box (Split) Circulate 1 1/2 as belles Dodge & Extend. Ends in right-hand diamonds.

Circle 1/2 or 3/4 To A Diamond -- From facing couples: Circle Left the designated amount then finish as in Circle to a Diamond

Reverse Circle To A Diamond -- From facing couples: Circle Right 1/4 (or as designated); belles Box (Split) Circulate 1 1/2 as beaus Dodge & Extend. Ends in left-hand diamonds.

Circle To An Hourglass -- From an 8 chain thru: Same as Circle to a Diamond except the original outside belle, after the Circle Left 1/4, does a Partner Tag into the beau's position then Extends to become a very center of the hourglass.

Circle To An Interlocked Diamond -- From an 8 chain thru: Circle to a Diamond but the very centers Slither as they finish.

Circle To A "Z" -- From facing couples: Circle to a Diamond; points 1/2 Extend and Quarter In.

Single Circle To A Diamond -- From a single 8 chain thru: Single Circle 1/4; drop hands (no wave); beaus Split Circulate 1 1/2 as belles Dodge & Extend.

Single Circle 1/2 To A Diamond -- From facing couples: Single Circle 1/2 (no wave); new beaus Split Circulate 1 1/2 as belles Dodge & Extend.

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Circle To A Diamond 

Definition:
 

From facing couples: Circle Left 1/4, Beaus Box Circulate 1 1/2 as Belles Dodge and Extend. End in a right-hand diamond. Can also Circle 1/2 or 3/4 to a Diamond - Circle the designated fraction, then finish as above.

Vic Ceder 1984

This definition is from News and Notes by Al Brundage, Earl Johnston and Ed Foote.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Corrolate 

Definition:
 

From waves or columns: Ends Counter Rotate one quarter as centers do your part of a Split Counter Rotate 1/4 (not Box Counter) then Split Circulate. Ends in an "O".

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Cross Scatter Scoot 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves: Leaders (outfacers) Cross Over Circulate (Trade) as Trailers (infacers) Cross Scoot Back (Cross Extend, Trade, Extend). Changes the handedness of the waves.

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Cross Scoot Back 

Definition:
 

From a 1/4 tag: Cross Extend; Trade; Extend. From a box circulate: Trailers Cross Extend and Trade as Leaders Fold; all Extend. From both formations the call is equivalent to all U-Turn Back. Similar to Burleson 1021 but different, so don't be misled.

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Dixie Hourglass 

Definition:
 

From facing lines: Dixie Style to a Wave; centers 1/2 Box Circulate as ends U-Turn Back.

Dixie Interlock (Extension by editor) From facing lines: Dixie Style to a Wave; centers 1/2 Scoot Back as ends U-Turn Back.

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Flip Flop 

Definition:
 

From magic columns or inverted lines: Working in each box of four, lead Beau Trail Off (to the right); lead Belle Peel Off (to the right). Trailers do a 1/2 Split Trade Circulate (to right hands) and Trade. Ends in a r-h two-faced line.

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 In Fashion 

Definition:
 

From any box of four (2 by 2 formations such as facing couples, box circulate, back to back couples, etc.): Beaus 1/2 Box/Split Circulate; lead belles 1/2 Zoom, trailing belles Quarter Left and Veer Left. Ends in right-hand diamond. Those who changed facing directions by 90 degrees become points; others (0 or 180) become centers.

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Invert The (fraction) Tag 

Definition:
 

From Mini-Wave Columns.

#1 1/4 Invert The Column as Other 6 1/2 Circulate and New #1 U-Turn Back by turning away from the center of the Column (this is Invert The 1/4 Tag); Extend to the given fractional tag position. If no fraction is given, complete a full Tag The Line.

Comments and Examples:

Invert The 1/2 Tag is the same as 1/2 Invert The Column;
Invert The 3/4 Tag is the same as 1/2 Invert The Column + Extend.

Vic Ceder

Invert The Tag

 Invert The (fraction) Tag 

Definition:
 

From columns: Dancer 1 & 2 Tandem Turn Back away to form a momentary DPT formation. Extend to the designated fractional tag by passing original outside shoulders.

Right (Left) Invert The (fraction) Tag: As above but do the Tandem Turn Back in the designated direction and do the Extends by passing the designated shoulder.

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Lead Out 

Definition:
 

From a promenade or thar star: Designated dancers (heads, boys, etc.) take one step ahead; others 1/2 Circulate (like a Bend the Line). A promenade gives 2-faced lines; thars give either parallel waves or phantom waves. Ends remain ends; centers remain centers.

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 One Quarter (1/4) Stable (Concept) 

Definition:
 

Dancers execute the given call until they have changed their facing direction by 90 degrees (1 wall). From that point they continue the execution of the call without changing their new (current) facing direction. If the dancers must change facing direction at any time in the process of the call, they end up facing exactly 90 degrees from their original facing direction.

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Rendezvous 

Definition:
 

From r-h two-faced line: Centers Turn & Deal; ends Veer Right. Ends in a r-h box of four. From l-h two-faced lines: Centers Left Turn & Deal as ends Veer Left to end in l-h boxes.

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Set Up The Diamond (Hourglass, Interlocked Diamond) 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves/lines: Ends Circulate and then Phantom (do your part of the named formation) Circulate (e.g. Diamond Circulate); centers Flip out (Phantom Run) to become ends and then Circulate to the next end position. Ends in the named formation.

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Something Else 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves: Ends facing in and adjacent Split Circulate then Face In (1/4); centers facing in Extend and Hinge as ends facing out 1/2 Circulate.

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Stable 

Definition:
 

This is a concept that requires dancers to remain facing the same way (wall) at all times in the execution of the designated call (e.g. Stable Swing Thru would consist of a 3/4 Do Sa Do and Slither).

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Trail Away 

Definition:
 

From columns: Lead two dancers (#1 & #2) Trail Off (Cross Peel Off) then, as couples, Circulate; others (#3 & #4) Column Circulate two spots and Trail Off. Ends in parallel two-faced lines.

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Triangular Box Formation 

Definition:
 

A triangular box consists of four dancers. It has three on a diagonal line plus one at a corner of the 3 x 3 matrix of which the line is the diagonal. For example, interlocked blocks (C-1) have two Triangular boxes separated by a line thru the phantom diagonal. Dancers stay in their triangle and work as in a distorted box. See diagram below. Note that triangular boxes are also imbedded in other formations including: 12 matrix, diagonal lines or columns, and parallelogram blocks.

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Turn To A Diamond 

Definition:
 

From any 2 by 2 formation: Leading belles Quarter Right; trailing beaus Quarter Left (Zip-Zag); both Extend and turn 1/4 more in their initial turning direction; others 1/2 Dodge and Zig-Zag. Note that all can Roll after this call. Note also that for most formations this is essentially (except for the "& Roll" feature) equivalent to "Zig-Zag and 1/2 Split/Box Circulate", which may help some see the action more easily.

Mirror Turn To A Diamond: Replace Zig-Zag with Zag-Zig in above.

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Uncorrolate 

Definition:
 

From an "O": Those in Tandem (O centers) Counter Rotate 1/4 as others (with hands) do their part of a Split (not Box) Counter Rotate 1/4 then Split Circulate. Gives parallel waves.

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Upset The Diamond (Hourglass, Interlocked Diamond, Galaxy, etc.) 

Definition:
 

From the named formation (e.g., diamonds): Points regular Circulate (around the outside) one point position then Flip In (Phantom Run); centers Circulate the named formation (becoming points) then regular Circulate to next point position.

Vic Ceder

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

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