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Take a 'sufficiently large' block of sugar and cut it up into 0.5 mm cubical grains. Each grain will have a volume of 0.125 cubic mm. One cup is equal to 236.588 mL, which is equal to 236,588 cubic mm. Thus, we can fit 1,890,000 grains in a cup. If we take these grains and lie them end-to-end, they will stretch 945 m. The Moon is, on average, about 384,500,000 m from Earth. Therefore, it would take about 407,000 cups of sugar to reach the Moon.

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sugar cane would probably be more cost effective as it is longer???
 

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Well, I was taking a solid block of sucrose and cutting it precisely into cubes of a specified size. If we reduce the grain size to 0.1 mm, then it only takes something like 16,250 cups of sugar to reach the Moon. What if we spin the sugar into threads 0.01 mm in thickness? What if we consider just making a single gigantic polysaccharide?

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What if we first pour absinthe over the sugar? I bet I could reach the Moon in about five tablespoons.

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yeah, ive always fancied a *trip* to the moon



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Not all octopuses are so keen to escape :|
 

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:o :shock: Well I got the signature from The Goofy Movie . You guys actually bothered :lol: Don't know why but the answer they gave was 2 :P
 

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