How to use Skulls in a sentence

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  • Spaniels are heavily built dogs with short and very wide skulls rising suddenly at the eyes.

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  • In the aeneolithic necropolis of Anghelu Ruju, near Alghero, of 63 skulls, 53 belong to the" Mediterranean " dolico-mesocephalic type and i o to a Eurasian brachycephalic type of Asiatic origin, which has been found in prehistoric tombs of other parts of Europe.

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  • Since his time the anthropological researches of Broca, Thurnam and Davis, Huxley, Busk, Beddoe, Virchow, Tubino and others have proved the existence in Europe, from Neolithic times, of a race, small of stature, with long or oval skulls, and accustomed to bury their dead in tombs.

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  • A good deal of anthropometric investigation has been devoted to human remains of the Aegean epoch, especially to skulls and bones found in Crete in tombs of Period II.

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  • Many important differences are also recorded between the skulls of the two animals, and it is especially noteworthy that the last lower molar is smaller in the wild than in the tame race.

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  • Mastiffs are powerful, heavily built dogs, with short muzzles, frequently protruding lower jaws, skulls raised above the eyes, ears erect or pendulous, pendulous upper lips, short coats and thin tails.

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  • Almost nothing is actually known of prehistoric Cuba; and a few skulls and implements are the only basis existing for conjecture.

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  • The remnants of this monument are still kept up. It stands half a mile to the east from Nish, and is called to this day by the Turkish name "Tyele-Koula," "the Tower of Skulls."

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  • Terriers are small dogs of agile and light build, short muzzles, and very highly arched skulls.

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  • The skulls dug up in Scythic graves throw no light on the question, some being round and some long.

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  • The scope of the archaeologist's studies must include every department of the ancient history of man as preserved in antiquities of whatever character, be they tumuli along the Baltic, fossil skulls and graven bones from the caves of France, the flint implements, pottery, and mummies of Egypt, tablets and bas-reliefs from Mesopotamia, coins and sculptures of Greece and Rome, or inscriptions, waxen tablets, parchment rolls, and papyri of a relatively late period of classical antiquity.

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  • Uintatheres were huge creatures, with long narrow skulls, of which the elongated facial portion carried three pairs of bony horn-cores, probably covered with short horns in life, the hind-pair being much the largest.

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  • The latter was a gigantic animal, especially during the Pleistocene period; the skulls and limbbones discovered in the brick-earths and gravels of the Thames valley and many other parts of England having belonged to animals that probably stood six feet at the shoulder.

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  • The island is visited periodically by a few Samoyedes; they formerly considered it sacred, and some of their sacrificial piles, consisting of drift-wood, deer's horns and the skulls of bears and deer, have been observed by travellers.

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  • In ' For results of a comparison of the skulls of wild and domesticated turkeys, see Dr Shufeldt, in Journ.

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  • Such a generalization will become sounder, if, as is now generally done by anthropologists, the Eskimo with their pyramidal skulls, dull complexion and flat noses are removed into a division by themselves.

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  • Measurements of their skulls show them mesocephalic (index about 78), or intermediate between the dolichocephalic and brachycephalic types of mankind.

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  • It was his taste to preserve the skulls of the enemies he had killed - those of the meaner men to be used as flower-pots, while those of the princes were kept in special chests.

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  • The second section, Castoroidea, of the present group includes only the family Castoridae, represented by the beavers, which are large aquatic rodents characterized by their massive skulls, devoid of post-orbital processes, with the angle of the lower jaw rounded, the molars rootless or semi-rooted, with re-entering enamel-folds, and one pair of premolars above and below.

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  • The skull is sub-brachycephalic in type, with an index of 82.6 from living " specimens " and 79 from a large collection of skulls; it is never prognathous.

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  • From deposits of the same age in Greece, Samos and elsewhere have been obtained skulls and other remains of Palaeotragus or Samotherium, a ruminant closely allied to Ocapia, the males of which were armed with a very similar pair of dagger-shaped horns.

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  • Physically they are quite distinct from the normal type, also found at Gezer, which was taller, of stronger build, with well-developed skulls, and is akin both to the Sinaitic and Palestinian type illustrated upon Egyptian monuments from c. 3000 B.C., and to the modern native.

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  • The subsequent discovery of two other skulls, almost identical in form, at Spy in Belgium, have helped to prove its typical character.

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  • The interior is dotted with infrequent villages inhabited by Dusuns or by Muruts, a village ordinarily consisting of a single long hut divided up into cubicles, one for the use of each family, opening out on to a common verandah along which the skulls captured by the tribe are festooned.

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  • Kali, on the other hand, the most terrible of the goddess's forms, has a special service performed to her, at the Kali-puja, during the darkest night of the succeeding month; when she is represented as a naked black woman, four-armed, wearing a garland of heads of giants slain by her, and a string of skulls round her neck, dancing on the breast of her husband (Mahakala), with gaping mouth and protruding tongue; and when she has to be propitiated by the slaughter of goats, sheep and buffaloes.

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  • The spot where he was seized at Barn, when mounting his horse, was marked by a pyramid, formed, by order of his revengeful enemy, of the skulls of the most faithful of his adherents.

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  • But it is far more probable that they are the same in origin as the dark race south of them and the tall fair race north of them, and that the broadness of their skulls is simply due to their having been long domiciled in mountainous regions.

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  • To bring this to the reader's notice, top and side views of three skulls, as placed together in the human development series in the Oxford University Museum, are represented in the plate, for the purpose of showing the great size of the orbital ridges, which the reader may contrast with his own by a touch with his fingers on his forehead.

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  • The foreheads of these two skulls have an ape-like form, obvious on comparison with the simian skulls of the gorilla and other apes, and visible even in the smallscale figures in the Plate, fig.

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  • Images came crowding on his mind faster than he could put them into words, quagmires and pits, steep hills, dark and horrible glens, soft vales, sunny pastures, a gloomy castle, of which the courtyard was strewn with the skulls and bones of murdered prisoners, a town all bustle and splendour, like London on the Lord Mayor's Day, and the narrow path, straight as a rule could make it, running on up hill and down hill, through city and through wilderness, to the Black River and the Shining Gate.

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  • At Gezer no definite altar was discovered in the great High Place; though it is possible that a bank of intensely hard compact earth, in which were embedded a large number of human skulls, took its place.

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  • Brief reference may also be made to the morphological importance of extraordinary length or shortness in the skulls of mammals - dolichocephalism and brachycephalism; both these features being apparently characteristic of specialized types, the former condition being (as in the horse) often, although not invariably, connected with length of limb and neck, and adaptation to speed, while brachycephalism may be correlated with short limbs and an abbreviated neck.

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  • There is a good chemical laboratory as well as adequate zoological, ethnographical and mineralogical collections, the most remarkable being Blumenbach's famous collection of skulls in the anatomical institute.

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  • In the alpine tracts of the Tian-shan, on the borders of the Pamir, their horns and skulls are frequently met with, but there the place of the species is now taken by Ovis karelini.

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  • C. Haddon, discussing, in Nature (September 1899), a later paper by Dr Meyer in English on the same subject (The Distribution of the Negritos, Dresden, 1899), practically adopted Meyer's views, after an independent examination of numerous skulls.

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  • As in fishes also, the sensory canal system must have been highly developed on the skulls of many labyrinthodonts, and the impressions left by these canals have been utilized by morphologists for homologizing the various elements of the cranial roof with those of Crossopterygians.

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  • He has six arms, carries weapons and a body, has a headdress of skulls, and tramples a corpse.

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  • In the field, illuminated by the moonlight are rows upon rows of skulls, planted like cabbages.

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  • Millions are killed off-screen, and there are heaps of skulls, but there isn't exactly a war in The Killing Fields.

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  • Developed an interest in burial practices and human remains, through the decorated skulls and floor burials common in the area.

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  • Unfortunately it doesn't explain why some people have thicker skulls than the rest of us.

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  • This includes taxidermy, skulls, ancient artifacts, various artifacts from different cultures.

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  • Stunning anatomical photography of British mammal skulls including wild boar.

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  • But they are separated by so many generations from the earliest historic times that sure conclusions regarding them are impossible; at all events, as yet Russian archaeologists are not agreed as to whether the ancestors of the Sla y s were Sarmatians only or Scythians also, whose skulls have nothing in common with those of the Mongol race.

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  • The Guanches, now extinct as a distinct people, appear, from the study of skulls and bones discovered, to have resembled the Cro-Magnon race of the Quaternary age, and no real doubt is now entertained that they were an offshoot of the great race of Berbers which from the dawn of history has occupied northern Africa from Egypt to the Atlantic. Pliny the Elder, deriving his knowledge from the accounts of Juba, king of Mauretania, states that when visited by the Carthaginians under Hanno the archipelago was found by them to be uninhabited, but that they saw ruins of great buildings.

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  • Skulls are rarely visible on a battlefield for more than two or three seasons after the fight, and we may therefore presume that it was during the reign of Inarus (460-454 B.C.), 2 when the Athenians had great authority in Egypt, that he visited the country, making himself known as a learned Greek, and therefore receiving favour and attention on the part of the Egyptians, who were so much beholden to his countrymen (see Athens, Cimon, Pericles).

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  • From the terrace could be seen seventy or more other temples within the enclosure, with their images and blazing fires, and the tzompantli or " skull-place," where the skulls of victims by tens of thousands were skewered on cross-sticks or built into towers.

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  • No importance can be attached to the presence of horns as an indication of affinity between Arsinoitherium and the Amblypoda; and there are important differences in the structure of the skulls of the two, notably in the external auditory meatus, the occiput, the premaxill.ae, the palatal foramina and the lower jaw.

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  • Unfortunately it does n't explain why some people have thicker skulls than the rest of us.

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  • Physically how were the skulls stuck into the skullracks?

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  • A talus cone at the bottom of the moonmilk lined pot was full of animal skulls, mainly goat.

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  • Its skull can be taken as the prototype of all tetrapod skulls.

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  • About 40 trepanned skulls have been found in Britain, from Neolithic to post-medieval times.

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  • These items include elaborately decorated skulls and skeletons.

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  • Office Playground - has many unique stress balls, such as popcorn, macaroni and cheese, trolls, skulls, and more styles to choose from.

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  • Or they could have patterns like tiny skulls or an argyle pattern.

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  • This shirt is rather charming with the bride of Frankenstein blowing a kiss that gives way to a puff of skulls and pink hearts.

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  • Daggers, swords, eyeballs and skulls are all, of course, welcome additions to your wardrobe.

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  • Look for candles shaped like skulls, witches' hats and brooms, or jack o-lanterns for your wedding favor.

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  • You might also choose fabric collars in prints including skulls, polka dots and bright stripes.

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  • Skulls, flaming cue balls, and buxom babes are commonplace on billiards shirts, so don't be surprised at the options you find.

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  • Common elements found on biker clothing include skulls, crosses, hearts, eagles and flags.

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  • Punk girls who are into skulls and crossbones or edgy fashion have a category devoted especially to them.

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  • The hood is attached to a red coat with skulls and crossbones on the cuffs.

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  • They sometimes feature unexpected materials, like denim, leather, and Swarovski crystals, in intricate portraits of skulls, dragons, and other popular picks in vintage tattoos.

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  • The first Halo game did not have any skulls, but the feature was introduced in the sequel.

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  • The hidden skulls in Halo 3 provide minor alterations to the gameplay, so they are certainly worth finding.

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  • The Halo 3 skulls won't do much to aid you in winning multiplayer combat sessions like how the weapon cheats might, but they can be a lot of fun to find and use.

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  • There are a total of 13 skulls hidden in the Halo 3 campaign mode.

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  • The skulls is near a rib by the communication array.

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  • You'll find things like gold coins, green emeralds, red rubies, and even some creepy looking skulls.

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  • He is known for his bald head painted with three red stripes, the string of skulls around his neck, and his shorts held up by rope.

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  • The skulls in these tombs were found facing the center of the burial chamber.

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  • What makes this archaeological find strange is that there were more headless skeletons found than the number of skulls.

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  • Avril is frequently seen in clothes with skulls, stripes and plaid patterns.

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  • Hot Topic carries junior swimwear with punk designs such as skulls and crossbones that would match Avril's punk rock image and style.

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  • It contains rocker chic style clothing with patterns such as skulls, plaids and zebra prints.

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  • The vibrant images embrace the fantasy of wildlife, mythical creatures and brow-raising symbols such as snakes, skulls and mermaids to name but a few.

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  • Some boys may be drawn toward edgy suits with more mature graphics, like skulls and crossbones and popular logos.

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  • Small trinkets and lockets, along with rock and roll charms like daggers or skulls, blend effortlessly together and capture a whole new bohemian fashion style that is deeply alluring and chic.

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  • These aptly named novelty clutches are adorned with party-appropriate sayings and spattered with outgoing designs such as martini glasses and mini skulls.

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  • Skulls are the solution to your extant popularity.

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  • While bordering on the goth/punk movement, skulls are a fun little accessory that add both a touch of grimness and bad religion to your amazingly rebellious outfits.

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  • Even though you might have a pair of shoes to wear with skulls on them, they'll probably be in pink and grey tones.

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  • Inksling doesn't have the largest collection out there, but the website does cover a number of different genres and styles, including tribal, skulls, fantasy, and "chick."

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  • Images range from skulls to butterflies, and styles include tribal, celtic, new school, fantasy, and more.

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  • Many people feel that tattoos that depict Western culture, such as cow skulls, eagles, tumbleweeds and horses are also in line with a Native American style.

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  • Skulls, when depicted in tattoos, are usually human skulls - but other skeletons can be seen as tattoos as well.

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  • Some people choose to have cow skulls tattooed on their bodies, for example, because of the connection with cowboys and the Wild West.For others, skull tattoos may be part of their culture, such as with Dia de Los Muertos tattoos in Mexico.

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  • Of course, the majority of people who choose to have skulls inked on their bodies do so because of the "cool" factor, or the Goth imagery of death.

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  • Skulls are often seen paired with another image when used in a tattoo design, but this other image is usually a rose, or a snake, or even a dagger.

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  • Tigers are rarely an accompaniment to skulls, and vice versa.

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  • Instead of the usual flames or skulls with dripping red roses, a female biker may get a motorcycle with small fairies guiding the rider.

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  • There was a time when skulls were strictly the domain of pirates, and later tough biker types, but they've been commandeered in recent times.

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  • Skull tats are popular with bikers, military men, and other tough guys, but as pictures of skull tattoos with flowers show, skulls don't have to be all rough and tumble.

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  • Both men and women are choosing skulls with flowers.

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  • Skulls with flowers are also fitting for devotions of love and solidarity.

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  • If you're worried that skulls with flowers and roses are slightly too feminine, simply use a flowerless vine.

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  • It's often paired up with skulls or wings.

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  • Vampire skulls put a different twist on a popular tattoo genre.

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  • His old school images included alluring bare-breasted ladies, ribbon-encoiled skulls, nautical stars, message-encrypted banners and innumerable others.

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  • When used as part of a larger tattoo, tat roses are often paired with skulls, crosses, and names and dates.

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  • Some sets feature masculine motifs like skulls or playboy bunnies.

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  • You can get kisses, fun multicolored skulls, hockey sticks, guitars, even multicolored diamonds that make you look like a trapeze artist.

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  • So long as you're not looking for something specific, just pajamas that spell a bit of danger in the way of skulls or another image that might normally keep you awake, you can find sleepwear that rocks.

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  • Some popular characters only appeared in guest spots such as Admiral Helena Cain (Michelle Forbes) and others such as Kat, Hot Dog, Racetrack and Skulls are recurring characters rather than regular ones.

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  • These characters included Hot Dog, Racetrack, Skulls, Hammerhead, Gonzo, Flat Top, Hardball, Jammer and Kat among so many more.

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  • With the skulls of those whom he had slain he built a temple to his father.

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