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Levitating Potato
Level 3: 301 points
Alltime Score: 1751 points
Last Logged In: June 28th, 2015
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Levitating Potato

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posted by Levitating Potato on January 3rd, 2011 9:16 AM

I thought the definition of space was fairly well agreed on. Which means this task should be worth a bit more than 45 points -- it's only been done by two (or three*) non-governmental organizations, and once (or never*) by amateurs.

I guess you could pay someone to send it up for you, but where's the fun in that? :) (Also, I recommend caution before sending Interorbital any money: their track record on orbital launches could be politely described as nonexistant.)

* In chronological order: the amateur CSXT space shot was likely successful, but not independently confirmed, and there are significant uncertainties. This was followed by Scaled Composites' SpaceShipOne, and then SpaceX's Falcon I and Falcon 9 launches.

posted by Levitating Potato on June 11th, 2010 10:23 PM

Why stop at one? Combining all five might be tough, but four of them at once shouldn't be too hard for a 5-point task.

posted by Levitating Potato on May 24th, 2010 9:10 PM

Wait, when did we start playing upside down bids as forcing?

posted by Levitating Potato on April 16th, 2010 4:38 PM

Well, I don't know about your kitchen, but my oven is more suited to light saber practice drones than it is to Death Stars.

posted by Levitating Potato on April 7th, 2010 1:39 PM

In a fit of originality, this is called Common Meter.

In modern times, it has been recognized as yet another way to reduce the space complexity of songs.