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If there was a machine that claimed to have all the characteristics of such a machine and relied on gravity, can it be called a perpetual machine?
A machine that has all the characteristics of a PMM is a PMM. A machine that claims to have all these characteristics, claims to be a PMM. Whether it uses gravity or carrier pigeons is irrelevant.

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