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13 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 21 December 2008 12:56AM

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Comment author: Tom_McCabe2 21 December 2008 05:31:05PM 3 points [-]

"By now, it's probably true that at least some people have eaten 162,329 potato chips in their lifetimes. That's even less novelty and challenge than carving 162,329 table legs."

Nitpick: it takes *much* less time and mental energy to eat a potato chip than to carve a table leg, so the total quantity of sphexishness is much smaller.