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  • However, not all board games have to use tokens to indicate the players or even necessarily use a hard-backed board to indicate the area of game play.

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  • The walls were all white and there was enough room for one red floral-print sofa that clashed with the yellow hard-backed chairs at the round wooden dining table.

    Fallin’ Up

  • Archiving family photos used to mean simply sticking them in a hard-backed album.

    The rise and rise of family photographs

  • One of the controversies that erupts in the Suffolk County prison, where Avi Steinberg works - were the prisoners allowed to have hard-backed books, which he says can be used as armor or indeed sometimes as weapons?

    'Running The Books' In A Prison Library

  • ED: No, and in fact, in the jail I worked in, there had been instances of people hiding weapons in the binding and in the hard-backed covers.

    'Running The Books' In A Prison Library

  • In the age of Twitter and ubiquitous e-vites, the old-fashioned, hard-backed, snail-mailed, and, in some cases, rococo design show invitations have become fashion statements of their own and objects of covetous attention from industry insiders.

    Judging a Fashion Show by Its Invite

  • There was a table bolted to the floor, a few hard-backed chairs, a single window covered with a metal cage.

    The Hanging Tree

  • Two dark-skinned mountain guides sat between the guards on the hard-backed leather bench, dwarfed by the massive men who towered over them.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • “Instead of the normal seats, they had three hard-backed chairs sitting out there,” one for Blot, one for Chu, one for another Pentagon official responsible for tactical aircraft.

    The Dream Machine

  • On Tuesday, he sat in a hard-backed chair at a table facing more than 20 reporters and about 100 lawyers, challengers and onlookers.

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