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What is Adventure?

James Neill
Last updated:
10 Mar 2007

According to Googlism, adventure is... [edited]

adventure is just beginning
adventure is a lot of fun
adventure is a way of life
adventure is growing
adventure is changing
adventure is unique
adventure is here
adventure is the trip
adventure is the responsible acceptance of risk
adventure is a step along the way
adventure is roaring
adventure is your heritage
adventure is no day at the beach
adventure is waiting for you
adventure is about to grow up
adventure is where you find it
adventure is essential
adventure is there life up there?
adventure is in your blood
adventure is something wild
adventure is the responsible acceptance of risk
adventure is adventure
adventure is that you do not need money
adventure is out there
adventure is what you make it
adventure is in a unique position to promote well being

According to Google Definitions, adventure is... [edited]

a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
www.cogsci.princeton.edu/cgi-bin/webwn

take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
www.cogsci.princeton.edu/cgi-bin/webwn

The exposure of property to risk
www.nepia.com/Misc/Glossary/GlossTerms.htm

The adventure story is one that has to have something happen. There has to be action and conflict within this type of story. The author has to have the reader identify with a character in the story in order to draw them in.
library.thinkquest.org/J0110782/genre/definitions.html

An evening of drunken debauchery with maybe a game involved
www.chroniclesrpg.com/handbook/glossary.html

6TH GRADE OUTWARD BOUND TYPE PROGRAM PROGRAM
www.geocities.com/katherinemorr/glossaryofterms.htm

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