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shuffler

1. Someone who walks in a very slow or ponderous manner; one who shuffles. I got stuck behind a whole group of shufflers during the tour, so I didn't make it to everything in the museum I had wanted to see.
2. By extension, someone who is very slow or reluctant to act; one who does or will not do what is necessary or beneficial. She had such aspirations as a teenager, but 20 years of working in this office has ground her down to a dead-eyed shuffler in life. Our country is never going to get out of this economic rut with these weak-willed shufflers leading our government.
3. slang The reanimated corpse of a human that shuffles from place to place in a mindless, animalistic manner; a zombie. In the film, the group of survivors hide out in an abandoned mall, venturing into town to gather supplies while trying to avoid the shufflers wandering around the city.

shuffler

n. a drunkard; a tippler. The tavern was full of aged shufflers hoping for a handout.
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Over 40: Phillip Jones (Shropshire Shufflers) and Jolanta Staneviciene Over 45: Paul Bowes (Shropshire Shufflers) and Jan Cook (Shropshire Shufflers).
Men - Over-35: Tom Holden, Tipton, 27.33; Over-40: Paul O Brien, Telford AC 29.00; Over-45: Tom Kenderdine, Halesowen, 29.32; Over-50: Kevin Francis, Shrewsbury AC, 30.20; Over-55: Paul Williams, Telford AC, 31.58; Over-60: Simon Calrow, Wolves & Bilston, 32.25; Over-65: Pete Savill, Shrewsbury AC, 34.16; Over-70: Iain Day, Shropshire Shufflers, 39.33; Over-80: Jim Hussey, Telford Harriers, 61.36.
Women: 1 Val Swingler (Shropshire Shufflers, F40) 1-28.59, 2 Andrea Rowlands (Eryri) 1-32.00, 3 Becky Law (Eryri) 1-37.21, 4 Anne-Marie Jones (Altrincham, F60) 1-40.58, 5 Jane Saunders (Wilmslow, F40) 1-43.08, 6 Megan Hughes (Eryri) 1-44.10.
And the total sponsorship received by Shufflers was in excess of PS25,000.
On the final descent Robin Grantham (Ellesmere Port) was overtaken by Eryri's Matthew Fortes, who went on to win, while Andrea Rowlands (Eryri) also came from behind to beat Val Swingler (Shropshire Shufflers).
The paper shufflers sit pretty while Joe Public again suffer the mercurial services of the 21st Century.
AFTER the excitement of some top jumping action over Christmas, the sand shufflers have the action to themselves today - thanks to the weather.
M60: 1 P Booth (Sh Shufflers) 33.42, 2 A Morris (Sh Shufflers) 38.53.
I find these wages extortionate for paper shufflers. It's about time the council had a conscience and got their priorities right.
What a pity you were deprived of going into the gift shops etc because these shufflers didn't move quickly enough for you.
Those magnificent men snap their four front-line flying machines into line like the sharpest of card shufflers. And it calls for the iron nerve of a poker player as they defy death by coaxing their fighters into formation just feet apart.
I WAS absolutely disgusted to read about paper shufflers at the Ministry of Defence being awarded bonus payments running into many millions.
Their trio of Mick Johnson, Bob Treadwell and Andy Lenton carry the flag for the Coton Cons-based shufflers but they will find life far from easy as they lock horns with the quintet of Windmill A's Tracey Shuttleworth, Coton Lib's Kim Hall, John Noble of Boro Social, Bermuda's evergreen 'Wagger' Millerchip and Fife Street A's top pegger Fred Waters on Friday, June 17.
The cost would be astronomical -a suitably grand building to match the egos of its members,an army of bureaucrats,advisors,assistants toassistants,lawyers and paper shufflers in general.