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  Warcraft III - Undead -> Units -> Gargoyle
Generally Gargoyles are used for scaring players with hit-and-run attacks or for dealing with air units.
Transforms the Gargoyle into a statue that is immune to spells, has 12 bonus armor, and a regeneration rate of 8 hit points per second.
Gargoyles can always leave Stone Form, but they must wait 30 seconds before returning to it a second time.
www.battle.net /war3/undead/units/gargoyle.shtml   (351 words)

  
  Gargoyle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Egypt gargoyles eject the water used in the washing of the sacred vessels which seems to have been done on the flat roofs of the temples.
Gargoyles, or more precisely chimerae, were used as decoration on 19th and early 20th century buildings in cities such as New York (where the Chrysler Building's stainless steel gargoyles are celebrated), and Chicago.
Gargoyles can generally use their wings to fly or glide, and are often depicted as having a rocky hide, or being capable of turning into stone in one way or another, a reference to their structural roots.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gargoyle   (702 words)

  
 Gargoyle Humor Magazine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gargoyle Humor Magazine or The Gargoyle is the official student-run humor magazine for the University of Michigan.
The Gargoyle's office is located on the ground floor of the Student Publications Building at 420 Maynard Street in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Gargoyle was declared dead in 1950 when the Board in Control of Student Publications took offense to the "The Smooth Gargoyle" issue.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gargoyle_Humor_Magazine   (757 words)

  
 Gargoyle (II)
The Gargoyle's rudimentary, featherless, scalloped wings, which span 5.8 feet from tip to tip at full extension, were insufficient in and of themselves to bear him aloft.
The Gargoyle was able to support his own weight plus 100 pounds of cargo; he could fly at speeds up to 25 miles per hour.
The Gargoyle had to use his power wisely, for too great or too rapid a depletion of his energies could have endangered his own life even to the point of killing him.
www.marveldirectory.com /individuals/g/gargoyleii.htm   (1694 words)

  
 Blizzard Entertainment - WarCraft III   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The dreaded Gargoyles of Northrend are voracious flying creatures who revel in slaughter and mayhem.
In times of great peril, gargoyles can land and condense their hides into a a stone-like surface.
Gargoyles in Stone Form land on the ground and can be attacked by units with melee attacks.
www.blizzard.com /war3/races/gargoyle.shtml   (120 words)

  
 Gargoyle: Mythical Creatures, Beasts, Mythology :Lady Gryphon's Mythical Realm   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A Gargoyle is a grotesquely carved human or animal figure found on an architectural structure, originally designed (believe it or not) to serve as a spout to throw rainwater clear of a building.
We generally describe gargoyles as any sculpted creature inhabiting the upper levels of buildings, be they cathedrals or not.
Gargoyles which combine several different animals are also known as chimeras.
www.mythicalrealm.com /creatures/gargoyle.html   (762 words)

  
 Gargoyle's History
Gargoyle founders Paul Pasquarella, Richard Peabody and Russell Cox at 1990 Gargoyle wake.
Gargoyle magazine was founded in 1976 by Russell Cox, Richard Peabody, and Paul Pasquarella.
Based in the Washington D.C. metro area, Gargoyle was dedicated to printing work by unknown poets and fiction writers, as well as seeking out the overlooked or neglected.
www.atticusbooks.com /gargoyle/history.htm   (236 words)

  
 IHWA Wrestler Close Up - Gargoyle
Gargoyle started out feuding with the mid-tier wrestlers of the AIWF but soon caught on with the fans and the Front Office thanks to his crazy stunts and his disregard for his own safety.
Gargoyle then decided that he needed a change and asked Wolf and Extreme, and later Angel, to form the Outcasts with him.
Gargoyle suddenly couldn't handle the stress and exposed Ian Payne as the man beneath the mask.
www.ihwa.4mg.com /gargoyle.htm   (794 words)

  
 Talaria Enterprises museum store gargoyle Resting Gargoyle Bookends Gargoyle Dogoyle Perched Sculpture Gargoyle with ...
This mighty Gargoyle is thinking about its last encounter with the demons he protects you from.
These gargoyles are made from resin with a grey stone finish and measure 5 3/4” H x 4”W x 3 1/4”L each.
The gargoyles of this gothic structure guard your sacred contents with stone cold vigilance.
www.talariaenterprises.com /product_lists/gargoyles.html   (862 words)

  
 Watchbird Garden Gargoyle - MWArt.com
Watchbird Garden Gargoyle is cast of resin, patina finished and weatherproof coated for outdoor use.
The gargoyle's monstrous figure was said to scare off evil spirits so they were used for protection.
Gargoyles were mostly used for decoration in the 19th and 20th century buildings.
www.mwart.com /product.asp?pid=374&cat=65&subcat=Y&AFID=20722&PRDID=374   (173 words)

  
 Gargoyle
Gargoyles are the grotesque carvings of faces and bodies of humans and animals.
Serving originally as water spouts to direct the water clear of a wall, they can often be found on (Gothic) buildings and churches.
From the fact that Gargoyles are such hideous creatures stems the notion that they were created to avert evil.
www.pantheon.org /articles/g/gargoyle.html   (117 words)

  
 Gargoyles @ Gothic Creations, Inc.
Gargoyles were originally intended as waterspouts and drains to keep rain water from damaging the foundation of buildings.
Gargoyles can be found in many types of Gothic architecture, but they are usually associated with the great churches and cathedrals of Europe, most notably the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, France.
Gargoyle links of interest: Gargoyles and Architectural Details in NYC, Gargoyles of Princeton University, Washington National Cathedral, Transparanoia Bros. Gargoyle Quest, Medieval New York Guide, Amiens Cathedral, St.
www.gargoyles.org /history.asp   (246 words)

  
 Titans Tower: Teen Titans I Adversaries
Teen Titans #14 [1968]: The Gargoyle, a former Teen Titans foe who claims he was unjustly imprisoned by the team, sows the seeds of doubt in the minds of all but Robin, enabling him to banish them to the dimension of Limbo by means of his mystic ring.
Smashing the Gargoyle's ring traps the villain in the extra-dimensional realm, and restores Robin and his teammates to Earth and normalcy.
The Gargoyle gives the Titans what it believes are their fondest wishes: to never have been Titans at all.
www.titanstower.com /source/whoswho/badtt1.html   (3797 words)

  
 Gargoyle : Interactive Fiction
Gargoyle is an IF player that supports all the major interactive fiction formats.
Gargoyle is based on the standard interpreters for the formats it supports.
Gargoyle is free software released under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
ccxvii.net /gargoyle   (443 words)

  
 Thomas Hardy C/ountry : Thomas Hardy's Gargoyle   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Here pictured is the largest, most hideous, most grotesque gargoyle to be found at Stinsford church, easily seen from the ground as this photo attests.
From the situation thus described, we could easily suppose that this is the gargoyle that inspired Hardy's "gurgoyle" in his novel whose setting is but three miles distant.
Apparently Hardy confided to Lea that the imaginary gargoyle on Weatherbury Church was based, at least in large part, on that of another place.
members.aol.com /thardy1001/gargoyle.html   (580 words)

  
 Gargoyle Trouble
A Gargoyle is an ancient protector of property, and can be seen all over Europe in the architectural structure.
We are writing to you again, not on the issue of your gargoyle, which you are determined not to remove from display in our neighborhood, but on the issue of your Christmas lights.
If this is an attempt to retaliate against us for the gargoyle incident, we are becoming increasingly annoyed with your behavior.
www.thewvsr.com /gargoyle.htm   (1286 words)

  
 Gargoyle (2004) (V)
For instance, the gargoyles weren't even hared of in Romania before the last 15 years, when we got access to western literature and movies; there are no Romanian legends mentioning them or anything like them.
Dracula) there are many legends, but none related to vampires or gargoyles, these are all western fantasies.
And I don't have room here to describe all the mistakes and errors that are all too obvious in the movie and cannot be excused, regardless of the story or artistic interpretation.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0409999   (489 words)

  
 Gargoyle ConScript Unicode Standard   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gargoyle is one of the scripts created by Herman Miller (hmiller@io.com).
Gargoyle is used in the computer game Ultima 6.
A grammar and vocabulary of Gargoyle is available at http://www.uo.com/archive/gargoyle/.
www.evertype.com /standards/csur/gargoyle.html   (84 words)

  
 Gargoyles and Grotesques - Carved in Stone
Each of these gargoyles was carved from Indiana Limestone, and weighs about 500 lbs.
In modern times the word Gargoyle has become the accepted generic term for all manner of grotesques, griffins and chimeras.
Cathedral Gargoyles - Visit with some of the creatures I carved for the Washington National Cathedral.
www.stonecarver.com /gargoyle.html   (441 words)

  
 The Digitally Augmented Wearable Gargoyle (DAWG) System   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Digitally Augmented Wearable Gargoyle system is a project under development by Drew Bradford in conjunction with the Center for Applied Software Engineering Research of Butler University.
Ther term Digitally Augmented Wearable Gargoyle system is used because it represents the function of the wearble computers that we will work with.
The term gargoyle comes from Neal Stephenson's techno-thriller "Snow Crash." In it, gargoyle was a term used to refer to mercenaries collecting data using a wearble computer system with many data-collecting sensors.
ceaser.butler.edu /wearable/index.php   (462 words)

  
 Gargoyle Modifications   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Having built a graveyard, with fence and columns, it became clear to us that the columns needed gargoyles on top.
We decided to cut to the chase and buy gargoyles from the nice folks at Distortions Unlimited, model DU1136, which was selling for $90.45 (July 2002).
Since we wanted to heavily modify the gargoyles, we placed a special order for just the latex gargoyle skins: unpainted and without foam inside.
wolfstone.halloweenhost.com /HalloweenTech/garmod_GargoyleMods.html   (134 words)

  
 Gargoyle Humor Magazine
While the Gargoyle is something of an itinerant publication (often shut down or thrown off campus) moving the production around is certainly going to be a hassle.
As you read this, the entire staff of the Gargoyle is working feverishly to finish this new issue in time for April.
Gargoyle Humor Magazine has been entertaining University of Michigan students since 1909.
www.pub.umich.edu /garg   (348 words)

  
 Wordorigins.org: Letter G   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In commemoration of this event, architects began to design gutter spouts in the shape of Gargouille, and eventually in the shape of all manner of bizarre creatures.
So, gargoyle is the English spelling of the French gargouille, which in turn derives from the Latin gurges, and ultimately from the Indo-European root *gwel-, meaning to swallow.
That root is probably an imitation of the sound made while swallowing, and it's also the root of many other English words, such as gargle, gurgle, gorge, regurgitate, gullet, and glutton.
www.wordorigins.org /wordorg.htm   (3770 words)

  
 Kite Plan - Gargoyle
Standard Disclaimer: This plan describes the construction of my Gargoyle Kite exactly as I built it.
It is very likely that you will disagree with some of the design choices - I don't claim to be a master kite builder so feel free to adapt it.
Of course, this would shift the center of gravity so you might have to reposition the tow points.
www.geocities.com /patrickmann.geo/plan2.htm   (447 words)

  
 The Gargoyle (TBA)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The tale of a young, imaginative boy who spends his free time talking to a stone gargoyle statue on top of his apartment building.
The gargoyle comes to life when a 100-year-old curse is lifted, and it sets out on a quest with the boy in search of a talisman that will return it to permanent flesh-and-blood form.
[The Gargoyle] From Variety: Columbia Pictures is aiming for yet another Marvel Entertainment franchise, hiring "Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones" scribe Jonathan Hales to adapt the long...
www.countingdown.com /movies/2966886   (109 words)

  
 WNC: Gargoyle Tours
However, the gargoyles and grotesques of Washington National Cathedral show a distinctly American interpretation of these whimsical carvings.
The tour will include a selection of the many gargoyles that are part of the Cathedral; please be aware that for various reasons it may not be possible to include/view specific gargoyles.
Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate bus groups on gargoyle tours.
www.cathedral.org /cathedral/visit/gargoyle.shtml   (229 words)

  
 Project Gargoyle
What makes this different than your standard set of portable gear, is that it all has to be wearable.
You may be familiar with the term "gargoyle" as refering to a grotesque ornamental statue.
What you may not know is that the term has been applied to a growing number of people who are wearing electronic equipment.
www.skotophile.com /gargoyle   (254 words)

  
 Gargoyle   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I call it the gargoyle kite, but it is a friendly sort of gargoyle.
Essentially, the kite is ellipsoid, but simply running a spar around the perimeter is not an option: the sail would assume a concave shape under wind pressure, which is notoriously unstable.
The Gargoyle plan was published in issue 3/2000 of Drachen: Sport & Design
www.geocities.com /patrickmann.geo/gargoyle.htm   (263 words)

  
 Adopt a Gargoyle
You MUST read the terms of use to adopt a gargoyle, and you also must post them on your webpage.
These gargoyles are not clipart they are pets that you must take care of, however unlike most pets you don't feed them or need to clean-up after them.
Please before you order your gargoyle pleace read the terms.
www.angelfire.com /tx3/LoL/adopt.html   (209 words)

  
 Gargoyle
This is the story of one of my favourite finds, a gargoyle from the early 16 hundreds which I found in the Woerthersee, the lake at which I live.
I swam back to the surface, lay on my back, smiled at the sun, the gargoyle lying on my chest.
On the other hand, as it stylistically belongs to Mannerism, a pre-baroque style, and art historians dated it to apx 1590-1620, it might also be a piece of evidence for the suspected building preceding the chateau.
www.treasurenet.com /found/gargoil.html   (1215 words)

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