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coconut shy

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(Games, other than specified) a fairground stall in which balls are thrown to knock coconuts off stands
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Who will be in charge of the coconut shies, hook-a-duck barrels, barrel organs, seedcake stalls and diluting the fruit juice, so it's just bright enough to attract a wasp?
A source earlier toldMailOnline: "There will be dodgems and funfair rides, coconut shies, lots of food stalls, loads of cocktails, bloody Marys for the hangovers and a festival vibe."
There will be dodgems and fanfare rides, coconut shies, lots of food stalls, a load of cocktails, bloody Mary's for the hangovers," a source said.
There are countless other novelties, some like Players Navy Cut tins (PS80-PS120) and a Peak Frean Coconut Shies game tin, pictured above, (PS225-PS325) still with their original contents.
Ieuan shouldered his way along the crowded avenues between the gaudy hoop-la stalls, coconut shies, and merry-go- rounds, his eyes taking in the scene.
There's a full funfair, including coconut shies and pond-dipping, as well as ride and bouncy castles for free.
Step back in time for traditional attractions like swing boats, coconut shies and a 'test your strength' hammer - and the whole family can take part in a school lesson.
Smells of hot dogs and hamburgers fill the air Parents and children seem without a care Waltzers sway and turn, must hold bar To survive this you are a moving star Coconut shies just touch one to win You missed again, is that such a sin Fortune tellers wait for you to call Rose Lee tells you writings on the wall Future's in your hands, enjoy your trip Ride on show people enjoy the blip!
"Mums and dads will line up for traditional fairground stalls, hook-a-duck, swingboats and coconut shies, while face-painting and balloon-modelling will keep youngsters amused."
The day's events included a raffle, bouncy castle, face painting and coconut shies.
The event, opened by British Ambassador Iain Lindsay, also featured stalls selling a variety of goods, including food with a distinctive British theme, as well as activities and traditional games, including coconut shies.
Hapless curates and sporty teachers will be clamped in the stocks, so that giggling children can pelt them with wet sponges, while rubbertipped arrows slap their targets and the coconut shies wobble.