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It's the weakest of all the Star Wars plots, really little more than an excuse to introduce us to Anakin and start the ball rolling.
Monmore start the ball rolling on Saturday with races scheduled over 416m, 480m, 480m pups and 684m.
I'll start the ball rolling with Beautiful Sundae, Tutti Frutti, Flake, Rattle & Roll and The Scoop Scoop Song.
And one of the first things he will do is start the ball rolling again to try and tempt Celtic to part with 22-year-old McGeady.
To start the ball rolling, he made presentations in March to an undisclosed kitchen design company, Home Depot Canada and to senior management with Tennessee-based Softplan, a major AutoCAD retailer for residential software.
There is a bitter truth for those of us who still believe this goal was achievable, who applauded Bush's effort to start the ball rolling by removing the most savage of savage despots, who hoped the president was on the road to ridding his country of its burdensome friendships with Middle Eastern dictators.
12-15, so now's the time to start the ball rolling to get yours.