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Find The Blank

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FInd the idea category in the entire Halfbakery that has no ideas yet.
xenzag, Apr 18 2017

(?) Idea count by category http://www.halfbake...m/view/Idea_20count
But a category with no ideas will not be in this list. Looks like it can't be done, as the filter must return an idea. [Ling, Apr 20 2017]

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       Is it "Product: marshmallow: electric"?
MaxwellBuchanan, Apr 18 2017
  

       A worthy suggestion, but alas my team of engineers are now busy developing this as a viable product. Thanks.
xenzag, Apr 18 2017
  

       While you're at it find the category with the most ideas.   

       If you cheat by using the search engine, please tell the rest of us how you did it.
popbottle, Apr 18 2017
  

       Sport: sex: dungeon is also strangely quiet.
whatrock, Apr 18 2017
  

       There are no idea categories which have less than 2 postings that I could find.
Any moderator could toss one in there just long enough to win though.
  

       The category with the most ideas is Food: [general] with 78 postings   

       I think that a triboelectric marshmallow that gave glints of light when pulled apart might actually be popular. It could even be (hint hint) wint-o-green flavored.
beanangel, Apr 19 2017
  

       It should be possible to produce marshmallows with a hydrogen/oxygen mix, rather than air, as the foaming gas. They could then be detonated, simultaneously toasting and distributing them.
MaxwellBuchanan, Apr 20 2017
  

       Our engineers have now constructed a device, similar to that which delivers builder's expanding foam, only this one is equipped with the ability to deliver a spark to the emerging pulses of compound. This, as Max correctly observes, causes them to explosively combust into fully formed and nicely toasted mashmallows. A fine net catches the completed product. Meanwhile, no one has yet discovered the blank HB category!
xenzag, Apr 21 2017
  

       There are 2825 categories listed on the "add idea" page.   

       There are 2825 categories with at least one idea, according to the view, which implies there are no categories with zero ideas.   

       Unless, of course, there are hidden categories which pleb users do not have access to.   

       There are two categories with exactly one idea.
mitxela, Apr 21 2017
  

       The truth is out there somewhere.
xenzag, Apr 21 2017
  

       //There are two categories with exactly one idea.//   

       Interesting. [Krelnik]'s All Categories filter lists the number of ideas beside each category and I didn't see a single 1 idea hit in the bunch.
Which categories?
  

       One of them is halfbakery: crash 2004, but I don't want to reveal the other one in case someone posts an idea there.   

       There's also the possibility of finding a category with all its ideas posted by one user, who could then delete them all and win this contest.
mitxela, Apr 21 2017
  

       Ha ha. Good one [xenzag]! [+]

Hmmm, the conundrum. Do I post the solution and claim fame and glory? Or leave it for others who enjoy solving?
LimpNotes, Apr 21 2017
  

       //The category with the most ideas is Food: [general] with 78 postings//   

       I think there might be some contenders: Science:technology...82
Science:health...79 Sport:racing...78
  

       I confirm their are no categories with 0 ideas, two with 1 idea and forty with 2 ideas.   

       But there is a blank in Space:blanket...   

       And a bizarre category that is far from the least populated....Home:Pet:Sex toy
Ling, Apr 21 2017
  

       hmmmm   

       Wouldn't the esteemed bakesperson be ineligible due to the easy search with the correct command line?
wjt, Apr 22 2017
  
      
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