Tiebreaker

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Tiebreaker

A random character assigned to a matchcode to prevent duplicate codes. This is important when matchcodes are derived from personal information such as addresses or zip codes in which repetitions are probable. A tiebreaker is also called a unique character.
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Your ability to take the information and use it to analyze the facts shows the depth of your knowledge and that really was the tie breaker,'' Charkin said.
All you need to do to enter is answer the following question and tie breaker.
Nine-year-old Ayaan was staring at defeat trailing 3-7 when he showed staged a splendid rearguard action to level at 7-games all to take the match to the tie breaker.
And when Graf finally stepped in and broke Martinez in the ninth game, the Spaniard immediately struck back in the 10th to even matters and prod the set toward a tie breaker.
squared off in the first one-hour fish-off tie breaker in Wal-Mart FLW Tour history.
The vote cast by Garcin was the tie breaker, showing that - at least in this case - blood is thicker than an apparent conflict of interest.
In the knockout stage AIG defeated the Beach Boys and FC Siolim in the semifinalss via the tie-breaker while Saligao trounced St AnneEoe1/4aos and then went on to beat the fancied Black Eoe1/4Y[pounds sterling]nEoe1/4ao White Kerala team in the semis also via the tie breaker.