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Crayola Color Chart, 1903-2010


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The number of colors doubles every 28 years!

Year 2110: 1,400 crayons per packet. Sold as a complete backpack.

Year 2210: 17,000 crayons per packet. Sold as a hoverwagon.

Year 2310: 200,000 crayons per packet. Legislation sets limits on one packet of crayons per municipality.

Year 2410: 2.4 million different colours per packet. Crayons begin to outnumber people in small nations.

Year 2510: At 28 million different colours, 24-bit colour schemes begin to fail, causing widespread chaos.

Year 2610: 340 million crayons per packet. The USA purchases a single packet as part of the "one crayon per child" program.

Year 2710: 4 billion crayons per packet. A single packet of crayons is roughly equivalent to a large supertanker.

Year 2810: 48 billion crayons per packet. For the first time in history, mankind is outnumbered by a single packet of crayons. Humanity seeks escape in offworld colonies.

Year 2910: 500 billion crayons per packet. Surprisingly enough, each packet of crayons is equal to about 1/6 of the USA's garbage production in 2010.

Year 3010: 7 trillion crayons per packet. Larger than many near-earth asteroids.

Year 3510: 2 quintillion crayons per packet. Each packet is the size of a small moon.

Year 4010: 400 sextillion crayons per packet. Crayon packets classified as "minor planets".

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