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In this cmic, the picture depicts and advent calendar, which has a chocolate every time they get halfway to christmas. This is a joke because of Zeno's paradox, which said "Before a moving object can travel a certain distance, it must travel half that distance. Before it can travel half the distance it must travel 1/4 the distance, etc. This sequence goes on forever. Therefore, it seems that the original distance cannot be traveled, and motion is impossible. " so eating chocalates at diminishing intervals will make it so christmas never happens. The scrollover test says that when you get close to midnight, it gets physically impossible to eat the chocolates that fast , but you could get the one second away mark with a chocolate liquidator and feeder tube, joking that if you took it seriously, you could go insane with a chocolate pumping machine.
 
In this cmic, the picture depicts and advent calendar, which has a chocolate every time they get halfway to christmas. This is a joke because of Zeno's paradox, which said "Before a moving object can travel a certain distance, it must travel half that distance. Before it can travel half the distance it must travel 1/4 the distance, etc. This sequence goes on forever. Therefore, it seems that the original distance cannot be traveled, and motion is impossible. " so eating chocalates at diminishing intervals will make it so christmas never happens. The scrollover test says that when you get close to midnight, it gets physically impossible to eat the chocolates that fast , but you could get the one second away mark with a chocolate liquidator and feeder tube, joking that if you took it seriously, you could go insane with a chocolate pumping machine.

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In this cmic, the picture depicts and advent calendar, which has a chocolate every time they get halfway to christmas. This is a joke because of Zeno's paradox, which said "Before a moving object can travel a certain distance, it must travel half that distance. Before it can travel half the distance it must travel 1/4 the distance, etc. This sequence goes on forever. Therefore, it seems that the original distance cannot be traveled, and motion is impossible. " so eating chocalates at diminishing intervals will make it so christmas never happens. The scrollover test says that when you get close to midnight, it gets physically impossible to eat the chocolates that fast , but you could get the one second away mark with a chocolate liquidator and feeder tube, joking that if you took it seriously, you could go insane with a chocolate pumping machine.

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