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The Hyperactive Reel

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THE HYPERACTIVE REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) R Stoddard and J Garrett 2nd Book Graded SCDs

1- 8 1s lead down the middle and back
9-16 1s+2s dance Poussette with 1s ending BtoB ready for double triangles
17-24 All dance Double Triangles and 1s end facing out on own sides
25-32 1s cast to right and dance Figs of 8 across while 2s+3s dance reels of 3 on sides (1s interacting with 2s+3s in reel)

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

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