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  • noun A mind game where the objective is to avoid thinking about "The Game", and by thinking about it one loses, and subsequently has to announce one's loss to the world in order to make them lose.


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  • As expected, The Game refused to show up for the ceremony.

    WWE Championship Kevin Sullivan 2010

  • Pryor, though, wasn't around to win again in The Game.

    The Full Feed from The Huffington Post News Editors 2011

  • As the start of the 2008 season fast approaches, there is no question that the football team†™ s passing game needs to improve if it wants to add another Ivy League Championship after last season†™ s one-dimensional offense ran out of gas in The Game.

    Yale Daily News: Latest Issue 2008

  • Sometime during the next couple of days, I hope everyone pauses to reflect on just how great things are going right now in The Game.

    Eleven Warriors 2008

  • Prematch stipulations stated that if any member of The Game’s team lost, Orton would win the title.

    WWE Championship Kevin Sullivan 2010


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