[hackerspaces] Global Hackerspace Cupcake Challenge

Koen Martens gmc at sonologic.nl
Sat Jan 29 13:22:52 CET 2011


We had a lot of fun unpacking the three cupcakes sent to us!

We are wondering though, can we still send a cupcake to Denhac and
Interlock?? We're a bit slow to catch on but I believe some of us
got some ideas...



On Mon, Jan 03, 2011 at 02:47:11PM -0500, Psy Tek wrote:
> Greetings Hackerspaces,
> After discussing the idea over several call-ins we're pleased to announce:
> The Global Hackerspace Cupcake Challenge!
> Objective
> To mail a cupcake to another hackerspace in pristine condition.
> Rules
>    - Cupcake must be a standard sized or larger cupcake with frosting and at
>    least one sugar based topper/decoration.
>    - The cupcake should be home made or in the hackerspace, points to be
>    deducted for store bought cupcakes.
>    - Distance must exceed 1600 kilometres (1000 miles), bonus points for
>    over seas.
>    - The package can have dimensions up to 30cm by 30cm by 30cm (1ft by 1ft
>    by 1ft) and weight up to 2kgs (4lbs).
>    - The package must be sent by the national postal service in your country
>    you can spend up to the equivalent of 40 EUR or 55 USD, which should allow
>    for an express postage option.
>    - A video must be taken while opening the package and uploaded to Youtube
>    or similar.
>    - All participating spaces must have their ustream or similar link on the
>    matrix page during the hackathon.
> Judging
> The recieving hackerspace will be the judge of the condition of the cupcake.
> Judging Criteria ((1-10) on each)
>    1. The creativity of method used to stabalize the cupcake
>    2. The stability of mixture / quality of ingredients
>    3. Appearance
>    4. Taste
>    5. Condition
> Who
> All hackerspaces and members of them. Coordinate which hackerspace you will
> be sending to and recieving from in this google spreadsheet (wich will be
> used to tally the scores)
> https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0Am7eQuixxEoidHMxNFRlYzFidHdzcXVuN3BxUjRpaFE&hl=en
> When
> Cupcakes will be created / packaged and shipped out during the Global
> Synchronous Hackathon the weekend of January 15th
> Where
> At your local participating hackerspace.
> Retrieved from "
> http://hackerspaces.org/wiki/Global_Hackerspace_Cupcake_Challenge"

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