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  • n. Plural form of clack.


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  • An adaption of the first Moist von Lipwig novel, this book follows the attempt to reform the Ankh-Morpork post office in the face of competition from the new 'clacks' towers.

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  • Going Postal's mcguffin is the "clacks," a system of mechanical semaphore towers that have been strung across the continent in a kind of primitive telegraph/Internet.

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  • Aided by a schizophrenic prostitute with a dark past and hidden motives, a German hunter with his own dark secrets, and an oddly intelligent mouse - this motley band races to use a secret weapon against the gods before the thoroughly creepy John Scared can use it for his own gain or the mechanical disease known as the "clacks" turns them all into machines themselves.

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  • "clacks" into place, and rests awkwardly at an angle whether in an open or closed position; the flush mirrored boundary around the camera captures smudges that obscure the camera's pinhole opening.

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  • Here, Mr. Maddox's percussive clicks and clacks made literal sense and formed an aural conduit from words to instrumental language.

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  • Clicks and clacks and the words and all that and in the kitchen the stove burns friend requests.

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  • Working from home again was getting sadder and sadder without some clicky-clacks of basset nails hitting hardwood floors.

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  • The former beauty queen, with platinum-blond hair, blue eye shadow and a white minidress, clacks along the plywood construction boards in her high heels trailed by a small entourage of helpers and staff.

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  • She looks embarrassed; Steve clacks a laugh like a rutting moose.

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  • And everyone in Whitechapel knows someone with the clacks, if not inflicted by it themselves.

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