DANCE (verb)

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To DANCE is to move one's body to a rhythm. One can dance alone or with a partner by being GROUPed. If the standard options are not enough, a pair of dancing shoes will lead to more fancy footwork. A dance floor will make that footwork even fancier.

>dance
You dance around the room to music only you can hear.

>dance help

Usage:
    DANCE                            - Dance around the room
    DANCE {style}                    - Dance a certain way
    DANCE {self}                     - 
    DANCE {target}                   - 
    DANCE SET [option]               - Shows or sets the DANCE verb options available.

Where {style} can be one of the following:
    LEFT
    RIGHT

>dance set
You have the following options available to you:
  Standard

Your current option is:
  Standard

>verb info dance
Verb information for verb "DANCE":

People targets:
  STANDARD
    NOT JOINED  - You invite (target) to dance with you.
    JOINED      - You dance with (target).
  HALFLING
    NOT JOINED  - You invite (target) to dance with you.
    JOINED      - Linking arms with (target), you both perform a quick heel-to-toe
                  dance that ends with two high hops into the air.
  ALL OPTIONS
    DEAD TARGET - Stamping your feet in a staccato, you perform a victory dance
                  around the corpse of (target).

Self target:      Lifting your hands above your head, you clap in a steady rhythm
                  and dance about.
Object targets:
  HELD OBJECTS  - Hoisting the (target) high, you display it for all to see and
                  do a little victory dance.
  OTHER OBJECTS - Clicking your heels, you dance towards (target).

Creature targets:
  LIVE TARGET   - With quick feet, you dance out of reach of (target).
  DEAD TARGET   - Stamping your feet in a staccato, you perform a victory dance
                  around the corpse of (target).

No target:        You dance around the room to music only you can hear.

Styles:
  STANDARD
    LEFT        - You dance around the room, ending with a spin and your left arm
                  held high!
    RIGHT       - You dance around the room, ending with a dramatic hip thrust to
                  the right!
  HALFLING
    LEFT        - Placing your hands upon your hips, you perform a quick
                  heel-to-toe dance that ends with two high hops to the left.
    RIGHT       - Placing your hands upon your hips, you perform a quick
                  heel-to-toe dance that ends with two high hops to the right.

NOTE:  ONLY first person messaging is listed unless it differs substantially from other versions.  Wedding messaging will only work with your spouse, all other targets default to standard messaging.  Messaging without an option shown applies to all options.  Special scripts and areas may override listed messaging.
Dance move with CURTSY
>curtsy dance
With a fancy pirouette, you fluidly drop into a curtsy with one foot sliding gracefully forward before rising with a grin.

>curtsy dance Garfethic
Spinning dramatically away from Garfethic, you fluidly drop into a curtsy with one foot sliding gracefully forward before rising to meet Garfethic's eyes with a grin.