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Hi

Are these some English sayings/idioms or maybe games, or maybe just some phrases which are none of these:

Head 'Em Up, Move 'Em Out: (the text follows) Throw away the clutter on your desk, in your drawers at the office/Throw away all the photos you look rotten in etc.

Order in Your Court: You Be the Judge: (the text follows) Let's see how organized you are. Ask yourself: Is my home in order? etc.

The Pot of Goals: (the text follows) The best way to organize your goals and intentions is to create a wish list of those things you want to experience in life ...
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NewguestHead 'Em Up, Move 'Em Out
A wonderful lyric from the theme song in the old TV series "Rawhide"
http://www.themesongshut.com/Rawhide-Theme-Song.html
NewguestOrder in the Court
A classic line said by the judge when pandemonium breaks out in the courtroom.
NewguestYou Be the Judge
A common saying, but not idiomatic.

I don't know the last one.
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The Pot of Goals: (the text follows) The best way to organize your goals and intentions is to create a wish list of those things you want to experience in life ...

This is a pun on the common phrase 'the pot of gold', because the words 'gold' and 'goals' sound slightly similar.

'The pot of gold' is said to be at the end of a rainbow. It represents 'something that everyone wants very, very much'.
In this case, everyone wants a life where they fulfill all their wishes.

Clive
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I need some more help I think Emotion: smile

How would you interpret these two yourself?

What is the meaning of: Head them up, Move them out.

After these words the author mentions in a row: Organize your wallet,Clean out your purse,Organize your garage etc.

Order in the court: You be the judge.

I understand that the first part is used by the judge when there's a noise in the courtroom and he says to the people gathered there that there should be an order in this place, right?

Does You BE The Judge mean YOU ARE THE JUDGE or something else?
NewguestWhat is the meaning of: Head them up, Move them out.
After these words the author mentions in a row: Organize your wallet,Clean out your purse,Organize your garage etc.
Rawhide was about cattle drives in the old west. After resting overnight, the cowboys would put the cattle into a herd and get them going on the trail for another day's journey. The order was "Head 'em up, move 'em out"
I suppose the writer means for you to round up all the extraneous stuff in you life - put it all together, throw out what you don't need, and put the rest where it belongs.
NewguestOrder in your court: You be the judge.
Well the first seems to be a mash up of "Order in the court," and "The ball is in your court." (tennis).
It means that you are responsible, and only you can judge (decide) what to do.

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Re: "Head'em up! Move 'em out!"

1) most bovines cattle included when trying to lay down, "kneel" on their front legs & drop their HEADS FIRST, then drop their hind end. When rising from laying they raise their back end first, then raise their HEADS LAST. So "head 'em up" could first mean to "get their heads up" &/or "get 'em on their feet".

2) THEN ... once on their feet, some in the herd would be facing every which-a-way, so to get the herd moving in the correct direction, they'd need to be "headed up" to face the correct way to travel especially the herd leaders so the rest will follow. Once all/most were "headed" the desired way, the drovers would "MOVE 'EM OUT!!"

The same words can be used to inspire similar ideas, & those ideas can THEN be applied to different situations.


Re: The other terms & phrases ... you're on your own.

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