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A confidence trick (synonyms include confidence game, ...

wikipedia - 11 Nov 2016
A confidence trick (synonyms include confidence game, confidence scheme, ripoff, scam and stratagem) is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their confidence, used in the classical sense of trust. Confidence tricks exploit characteristics of the human psyche such as dishonesty, honesty, vanity, compassion, credulity, irresponsibility, naïveté and greed.
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Frankie Dettori secures Day One Royal Ascot hat-trick

Irish Times - 19 Jun 2018
It's 28 years since Frankie Dettori first tasted Royal Ascot success but an opening day hat-trick proved time isn't withering his customary taste for the spotlight. Willie Mullins struck the Ascot Stakes bullseye for a fourth time through Lagostovegas ...
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Kannemeyer Gets His Hat-Trick Turn

Sporting Post - 23 Jun 2018
Formerly trained by Justin Snaith, the SP top-rated 5yo It's My Turn was registering his first success since that Gr1 victory in January 2016 and if ever there was a chance for him to find his confidence this was it, as he came in weighted to win. And ...
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Letter: The budget shell game

The Fayetteville Observer - 15 Jun 2018
The 2018-19 budget passed recently by the N.C. General Assembly reminds me of a shell game (three shells and a pea) played during an election year. Wikipedia states the game "is portrayed ...
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Personalised social engineering

Phys.Org - 05 Jun 2018
Anybody can become the victim of a confidence trick, in the modern parlance they might succumb to social engineering. Through such illicit tools, a third party might gain access to the contents of one's hard drive, one's bank account, or even steal one ...
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Isco: I'm Not Going To Speak To Ronaldo After Hat-Trick

Soccer Laduma - 20 Jun 2018
"He doesn't have a high strike rate (from free-kicks), but when he has his day… his first two goals gave him confidence and got him looking for his hat-trick." Evra Gives Insight Into Ronaldo's Obsessive Mentality. Portugal will take on Morocco in ...
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The Paul Ricard trick behind Capelli's 1990 French GP shock

autosport.com - 20 Jun 2018
For Newey, the performance was vital in gaining the confidence of Williams co-owner Patrick Head, as it proved that his aerodynamic concepts could produce a frontrunning car. "It definitely had an effect on Patrick," reckons Newey. "He was quietly ...
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A young Kashmiri magician's tryst with mind and magic

Free Press Kashmir - 23 Jun 2018
Suspense bounds one and all when he tosses the coins in his hands with confidence. With scores of tricks up his sleeves, within a blink of an eye, he makes the coin drift in the air from one hand to another. There it is, then, hovering in the air amid ...
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Drumm 'was togging out for Ireland' to beat crisis

Independent.ie - 26 May 2018
First to address the jury was Ms Gearty, who argued Mr Drumm knew "full well" when the bank's financial results were released in 2008 that the customer deposits figure was false and he took part in a criminal conspiracy or "confidence trick" on the ...
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Hat-trick hero Ronaldo 'looking to the next match'

RTE.ie - 15 Jun 2018
Cristiano Ronaldo is confident Portugal will progress to the knockout stages of the World Cup after his hat-trick stunned Spain in an astonishing 3-3 draw in Sochi. Ronaldo - at 33 years and 130 days - became the oldest player to score a World Cup hat ...
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Rashford keen to emulate Ronaldo

Fox Sports Asia - 23 Jun 2018
Marcus Rashford says he has been inspired by Cristiano Ronaldo at the World Cup for his confidence and ability to keep “hitting more heights”. The Portuguese star netted a hat-trick in a 3-3 draw with Spain before scoring Portugal's only goal in their ...
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Shackleford's hat trick propels FC Buffalo past Syracuse FC

Buffalo News - 28 May 2018
"This [win] just builds the confidence - the last two games I think we've worked well and just been unlucky on the results. I'm glad we got a win a little earlier this year, and hopefully we can keep it rolling with our confidence going up." - FC ...

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