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There are many kinds of events. In common language, an event is something changing. In life in general, something required of us may be overwhelming when viewed as an event, but becomes very manageable when broken up into bite sized pieces of a sequential process.

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  • In entertainment, an event is something that happens. An event can be significant - such as a major football match or an earthquake - or it can be insignificant - such as one raindrop making a ripple on a pond during a storm. An event is anything that happens. The likelihood of an event being significant is approximated by Weinberg's Law of Twins.
  • Many athletic functions are called events. See, e.g., middle distance track event.

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