Some articles on blocks, block:
... The player must line up blocks of the same color ... When three blocks have been stacked in a vertical row, they crack ... When a fourth block of the same color lands on the cracked ones, all four blocks disappear ...
... an information system in terms of a set of building blocks show how the building blocks fit together contain a set of tools provide a common vocabulary ...
... It is composed of 114 blocks of an average 1.22 meters in length, depicting two parallel files in procession ... relief this scamillus or guide strip is the best evidence there is that the blocks were carved on the wall ... The system of numbering the frieze blocks dates back to Adolf Michaelis's 1871 work Der Parthenon, and since then Ian Jenkins has revised this scheme in the light of recent discoveries ...
... As well as the coloured blocks mentioned above, there are also different types of block Dead blocks Grey Blocks with a skull in the centre ... with any colour to be turned into a standard block ... Bouncy blocks Pink rubbery Blocks ...
... televised appearance against Indiana, he scored 12 points, had 6 rebounds and 3 blocks in 20 minutes coming off the bench in the 86–76 win. 16 points, 16 rebounds and a single-game school record 11 blocks ... Carroll also holds the freshman record for most blocks in a season with 82 ...
Famous quotes containing the word blocks:
“The vast silence of Buddha overtakes
and overrules the oncoming roar
of tragic life that fills alleys and avenues;
it blocks the way of pedicabs, police, convoys.”
—Denise Levertov (b. 1923)
“He has given me six hundred street signs.
The time I was dancing he built a museum.
He built ten blocks when I moved on the bed.
He constructed an overpass when I left.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)
“In any case, raw aggression is thought to be the peculiar province of men, as nurturing is the peculiar province of women.... The psychologist Erik Erikson discovered that, while little girls playing with blocks generally create pleasant interior spaces and attractive entrances, little boys are inclined to pile up the blocks as high as they can and then watch them fall down: the contemplation of ruins, Erikson observes, is a masculine specialty.”
—Joyce Carol Oates (b. 1938)