Flip Flap

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  • One could hear the flip-flap of their slippers all over the place, and at all hours. Cited from Here are Ladies, by James Stephens
  • "He might do a flip-flap, but if he did the earth would shake." Cited from The Forest of Swords, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • But I heard his observation on the weather, and the flip-flap of his tail on the ground. Cited from Travels in West Africa, by Mary H. Kingsley
  • Among the attractions were the flip flap, a large cable car with views of the city.
  • To my wonder I don't turn no flip-flap, but performs like a draw-shot in billiards. Cited from Wolfville Nights, by Alfred Lewis
  • He hadn't gone very far before he noticed a grasshopper moving along so swiftly that the old gentleman rabbit could hardly see the legs go flip-flap. Cited from Uncle Wiggily's Travels, by Howard R. Garis
  • Also footage shows that he was the first player to master the Flip flap, later made famous by Ronaldinho of Brazil.
  • Why, you'd have done it splendidly if you had dived off the rock instead of going in flip-flap like a sole out of a basket. Cited from The Lost Middy, by George Manville Fenn
  • Oh, that monotonous flip-flap of the water, that slow heaving of the boat! Cited from Phantom Fortune, A Novel, by M. E. Braddon
  • One of the main attractions was the Flip Flap, a crane operated cable car with views of the city.
  • For this reason, Flip Flap Railway was the last coaster to use a truly circular loop.
  • The opening theme is performed by Flip-Flap.
  • It was just what they needed to cheer them up a bit after what they had seen; for that flip-flap of mine had broken the neck of Jerome Bowles seven miles away! Cited from The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 8, by Ambrose Bierce
  • The Flip Flap Railway was the first commercial looping roller coaster to be built in North America.
  • Like the earlier centrifugal railways in Europe, Flip Flap Railway was notorious for the extreme G-forces that it produced in its riders.
  • When he did a round off a flip-flap and a high back somersault, a row of head-sets across the ring, finishing by doing heels in the mud, Alfred turned green with envy. Cited from Watch Yourself Go By, by Al. G. Field
  • Later attempts to build a looping roller coaster were carried out during the late 19th century with the Flip Flap Railway at Sea Lion Park.
  • While the ride had a considerably more mild experience than Beecher's original Flip Flap Railway, it was not popular and it attracted few repeat riders.
  • Although the footwork is the most distinctive aspect of the flip-flap, its success as a feint also relies heavily on the attacking player having an explosive acceleration from a stationary position.
  • This unpopularity was attributed to a ride that was improved (over the Flip Flap Railway), but still very uncomfortable for the ride occupants.
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