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According to this:

http://www.kicktraq.com/projects/paulwheaton/permaculture-playing-cards/

We should end up at $226,000. Zowie! That just seems nuts!

Does this mean that we should set a stretch goal at $250,000?

Currently we have two ideas for stretch goals: make all four queens be women in permaculture; have a modified warm season deck and people can choose if they want warm season or cold season.

Maybe one should be set at $250,000 and another at something higher?

Now I'm starting to think about: what if this goes viral and goes over a million dollars? I think that would press "permaculture" into a few brains. What an amazingly awesome thought.

I wonder: is it possible that this could be the highest funded playing cards on kickstarter?

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Okay - head out of the clouds. Time for math, probability, prediction, planning ..... what are the stretch goals, and what should be the stretch amount?


 
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You definitely need a 250,000 goal and maybe a bigger one.

Something easy enough that it doesn't cost you more than you get but so cool it infects more and different people.

Calendar? Board game? T shirts? A second deck? Maybe a cheaper deck that can be handed out like swag or gifts to infect the masses. Golden tickets to the permie factory laboratory?

 
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I would like to see a permaculture card game instead of just a deck of permaculture playing cards.

I'm going to out myself as a nerd, but one of my favorite games growing up was called "Krill." the idea was to build aquatic food chains out of the cards that a player was dealt. there were plankton cards, and an upwelling card, and gulls, and squids, and whales, and trawlers, and leopard seals, and a whole lot more. not a terribly complex game, but pretty fun and fairly educational.

I think a similar idea could be adapted to permaculture relatively easily. basically, there's a deck of design elements, and the players try to arrange them into a functioning system or systems. while playing a game, folks could get some understanding of how the divergent ideas that fall under the umbrella of permaculture fit together. they would even get some practice at actual designing.

a good idea for a stretch goal? I don't know. might work, though.
 
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and now I find that I'm not the first to think of this: http://www.gaiacraft.com/permaculture-principles-deck/
 
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I talked to Alexander yesterday about possible stretch goals. One is: at what freakishly huge quantity would we be able to say "everybody that signed up for a brick now gets two bricks!"

Alexander is crunching the numbers.
 
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