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    Quote Originally Posted by hardtailstar View Post
    YES! so I win a prize in the next competition and get 10 million marshmallows!

    feel sorry for who ever is counting them!
    I wonder how much space 10,000,000 marshmallows take up....

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    Quote Originally Posted by hardtailstar View Post
    YES! so I win a prize in the next competition and get 10 million marshmallows!

    feel sorry for who ever is counting them!
    We'll just do it by weight - lets call it 10 metric tons of fluffy sweet goodness.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rawns View Post
    I wonder how much space 10,000,000 marshmallows take up....
    hmmm...

    marshmallow ~ 2cm diametre x 3cm tall ~ 10cm3 = 0.001m3 (only accounting for a bit of squishing to fill the gaps, so this is a max volume really)
    So 10M marshmallows occupy ~ 10,000m3 (imagine a space 20m x 20m x 25m)

    That's roughly equivalent to a small/medium sized office block about 8 stories tall.

    Shipping's gunna be a bugger.

    Al

    P.S. the fact that I bothered to do ^this^ has GOT to be worth a bit of rep - eh folks?
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    Mug arrived intact so shipping = win

    Plus the silicone coaster and Star Trek goodness thanks again guys.

    Ben

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC View Post
    hmmm...

    marshmallow ~ 2cm diametre x 3cm tall ~ 10cm3 = 0.001m3 (only accounting for a bit of squishing to fill the gaps, so this is a max volume really)
    So 10M marshmallows occupy ~ 10,000m3 (imagine a space 20m x 20m x 25m)

    That's roughly equivalent to a small/medium sized office block about 8 stories tall.

    Shipping's gunna be a bugger.

    Al

    P.S. the fact that I bothered to do ^this^ has GOT to be worth a bit of rep - eh folks?
    you could just send a crate at a time, saves on having to rent an office block.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hardtailstar View Post
    you could just send a crate at a time, saves on having to rent an office block.
    I prefer the idea of filling a warehouse to the rafters, giving you all cryptic clues to it's location, and then waiting for you to find it and have to eat your way inside!

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC View Post
    giving you all cryptic clues to it's location
    If the Stocktober secret phrase is anything to go by, I'd get it with the first clue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC View Post
    I prefer the idea of filling a warehouse to the rafters, giving you all cryptic clues to it's location, and then waiting for you to find it and have to eat your way inside!
    That would be the best ever competition!

    Or a Very Pc style super market sweep?

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    If the Stocktober secret phrase is anything to go by, I'd get it with the first clue.
    If we hide it on Tatooine, yes you probably will.

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    Quote Originally Posted by plexer View Post
    Mug arrived intact so shipping = win

    Plus the silicone coaster and Star Trek goodness thanks again guys.

    Ben
    You're welcome - hope you enjoy them.

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    Hey post BACK TO SCHOOL lurkers.

    A quick announcement for competition addicts:

    Our original, best and most popular competition is back. STOCKTOBER2! begins on 1st October 2013 and early entries are now being taken. Pop over to the new thread for the announcement and then get a PM sent to me with your professional contact details to register:

    STOCKTOBER2! A month of prizes and sweeties from VeryPC

    Hope to see you over there soon.

    Al

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    Hey @siuko

    Thought you might appreciate this teaser vid of your Nano Sketch being laser etched with your design:



    The prize is shipping to the address you gave us this afternoon. May you enjoy its many splendours!

    Al

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    Could that thing do Tattoos?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rawns View Post
    Could that thing do Tattoos?
    Very very painful and permanent ones, I daresay

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    Thanks for posting that Al!!!

    Its fantastic seeing it being created...

    I was sooooo close to just having the lettering.

    But that Shai-Hulud looks fantastic on there!!!

    Bless the Maker and all His Water. Bless the coming and going of Him, May His passing cleanse the world. May He keep the world for his people.

    Lol Dune rooooooooooooooocks

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