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Earth Ball

A new international competition
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Inasmuch as the planet is orbiting along a predictable and rather vital path and altering it would be inadvisable, the game we will play will not so much be to get the earth into the goal as to maneuver your goal around the earth.

All competing teams will construct a goal with a mouth larger than the earth. First team to do so and successfully maneuver the goal so that the planet is completely within the goal wins.

Simple, exciting, and fun. Root for your home team! USA! USA!

globaltourniquet, Sep 11 2002


       Hm. What defensive maneuvers are permitted?
waugsqueke, Sep 11 2002

       Well, waug, I'm not sure Canada could pass the qualifying prelims, but your welcome to root for us. Defensively, you may use your goal to move your opponents', if you can gain the inertial advantage.
globaltourniquet, Sep 11 2002

       What's can the goal be made of, greenhouse gases? There would be the risk that it would pass through the ozone hole.
FarmerJohn, Sep 11 2002

       [FJ]- A Space Tent stretched between two Organic Space Elevators.
hollajam, Sep 11 2002

       I've got the Space Yo-Yo, who's got the rocket?
thumbwax, Sep 11 2002

       How do we know we aren't already playing this?
Maicheline, Jan 22 2003


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