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Der Absacker

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DER ABSACKER (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Kenton Stutz, 2016 The Firewood Collection

1- 8 1s+2s set, dance ½ RH across; Set again, 2s cross LH back to own side as 1s turn LH to face 1st corners
9-16 1s turn 1st corners RH, pass RSh; 1s turn 2nd corners RH, dance round partner RSh to face 1st corner again (corners loop into place or "twirl")
17-24 1s set to 1st corner, dance RSh round partner to face 2nd corner; 1s set to 2nd corner, dance RSh round partner to 2nd place own side
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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Der Absacker is German for The Nightcap.

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