Paddy Whack

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    Bob Meadows, left, pretended to arm wrestle Roy Main while Craig Greulich watched during the Paddy Whack competition Saturday night at Shamrock Café in Ireland. All three are of Ireland. The Paddy Whack — a double-elimination rock, paper, scissors tournament — consisted of 50 participants who helped kick off Ireland’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Roy Main, left, and Dustin Adams competed in Saturday's Paddy Whack at Shamrock Café in Ireland while Bob Boyles watched. All three are of Ireland. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Sean Brescher celebrated a victory against fellow Ireland resident Shelly Main. Brecsher won the 2013 Paddy Whack but was unable to defend his crown. Amy Weisman of Ireland was this year’s champion. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Bob Boyles of Ireland kept score on his fingers while Shelly Main of Ireland watched Julie Drumm of Muncie compete during Saturday's Paddy Whack competition at Shamrock Café in Ireland. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Competitors and fans sang "Sweet Caroline" by Neil Diamond during a break in the Paddy Whack on Saturday night at Shamrock Café in Ireland. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Craig Greulich of Ireland sang "Sweet Caroline" during a break in the Paddy Whack competition Saturday night at Shamrock Café in Ireland. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Julie Drumm of Muncie competed in the Paddy Whack competition Saturday night at Shamrock Café in Ireland. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald