hell week


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hell week

A week in which new recruits or pledges of an organization, especially a college fraternity or sorority, are subjected to a series of hazing rituals prior to initiation. Why anyone would want to endure something as mean-spirited and juvenile as "hell week" just to join a frat is beyond me. I'm really eager to join Delta Gamma, but I'm really nervous about hell week!
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For Helbert, the casualty inflicted by "hell week" on most students was somehow deflected by developing good study habits.
David, who also attributes his success in the ring and on TV to his life with fiancee Victoria, made his small screen debut on BBC series Ultimate Hell Week.
BECKY CASPERSEN: Sometimes things can spiral, but having just come through a "cake walk" of a "hell week"...
Based on Brad Land's harrowing anti-hazing memoir about an Ohio teen who's abducted and beaten by thugs after a frat party, only to find himself undergoing even more demeaning abuse during Hell Week the following fall, this testosterone-drenched indie movie adaptation feels like something that might have come out under the MTV Films banner a decade ago (when the book was published).
SPECIAL FORCES - ULTIMATE HELL WEEK BBC2, 9pm Presented by cricketing legend Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff, Special Forces: Are You Tough Enough sees some of the UK's fittest men and women putting themselves through the gruelling tests used by the Navy Seals and SAS in a bid to see who is the toughest recruit.
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He went from spreading the word about his faith's heavenly virtues to enduring hell week.
Hell week is the one where we lose our job, or our unemployment runs out.
Washington, July 2(ANI): A former member of the US Navy SEAL Team Six (ST6), which was involved in the secret operation to kill Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, has revealed that the infamous 'Hell Week' training involves physical activity of 20 hours a day with one hour's sleep a night and recruits urinating on each other's hands to keep warm.
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Instead of the usual "hell week" for new members, the group leaves Worcester every year for a community service project and bonding experience.
* Curtain Call, a musical by Rachel Wyatt, involves the backstage happenings of a production of A Midsummer's Night Dream during "hell week."
"The alcohol ban was about players looking after their bodies, then after Hell Week we could ease off and start building again.
In a particularly vivid scene at the end of Hell Week, an officer known for his ability to rattle off classical poetry stands high up on the diving platform while the rest of the class engages in a violent melee below.
Throughout Hell Week, BUD/S instructors continually remind candidates that they can "Drop-On Request" (DOR) any time they feel they can't go on by simply ringing a shiny brass bell that hangs prominently within the camp for all to see.