"I'm sorry-his I.Q. is actually on the charts."
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"It's a game of power, speed, agility, and grace, but, most of all, Tom, it's a game of points."
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"How are her scores?"
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Realists and Idealist Numbers
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Arcade Game Baseball.
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"But will they cover the spread?"
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A classroom full of young children; a schedule board in the background lists the day's activities which include: circle time, art fun, snack and S.A.T. prep.
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A golfer walking through the rough sees a sign near the green that reads "Resume counting".
"Can you believe this is happening to me? Her scores are very low in self-esteem."
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"We beat the spread!"
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"I am the Lady of the Lake, and because thou hast defiled my crystal waters I must hence smite thee. That or penalize thee a stroke. Your call."
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"We've found by applying just the tiniest bit of an electric shock, test scores have soared."
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"O.K., one last big rhubarb score. But then I'm out of the pie game for good."
"I'm sorry, Paige, but grades are based on the quality of the writing, not on your Klout score."
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"I'm sorry, but that one was too close to call."
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The US Supreme Court displays its rulings out front.
"You're kidding! You count S.A.T.s?"
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"Big deal, an A in math. That would be a D in any other country."
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"While you were out, the Yanks rallied for three in the bottom of the seventh."
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"Let's not spoil it by keeping score."
"Before we get started, your principal wants to say a few words about the important of doing well today."
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A panel of chicken judges grade another chicken's newly laid egg.