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The shortest distance between my keyboard and the Monastery is:
It's just a jump to the left!
--Murray BartonDo not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought. -Basho
And then a step to your right ... You put your hands on your hips ...
P.S. Nice reference. greenFox++
They say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
No virgins in this crowd or this crowd either, for that matter.
And it came to pass that in time the Great God Om spake unto Brutha, the Chosen One: "Psst!"
(Terry Pratchett, Small Gods)
The moon would crash into the Earth
The moon would breakup at the Roche limit
The wire would turn the Earth into a giant electromagnet
The Earth would turn into a giant yo-yo.
The moon would orbit every ~24 hours, significantly changing the lunar calendar
The centripetal force would rip out the Earth's core
All man-made satellites would be destroyed, causing great havoc
Moon landings would become significantly easier
The rope or wire would break, no matter how strong it was
The Vulcans would show up for First Contact causing yet another revision to the timeline
The Galactic Police would snip the rope and put the Earth on probation
Some idiot would get terrible, terrible, rope burn
We finally get those golf balls back
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