A dance marathon is a sporting event in which the contesting teams, of which there may be any number, are composed of one male and one female person. The purpose of each team is to dance longer than any other team. The rules of the contest are few: teams may rest 15 minutes after dancing for one hour; when not resting they must dance, though almost any form of activity more noticeable than a shiver will fulfill this condition. For contestants the excitements of the game are somewhat...

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