# Smack the Penguin

1. Dec 5, 2005

### Staff: Mentor

This is what I really do all day at work.

http://www.spleck.net/smack_the_penguin/

THE ANNUAL SMACK THE PENGUIN GAME IS HERE!

1. Click once on the snowman and the penguin will leap from the cliff.
2. Click on the snowman again to hit the penguin as he descends from the
cliff.
3. What's your distance? Good Luck!

actually you can click anywhere.

Last edited: Feb 12, 2012
2. Dec 5, 2005

### Math Is Hard

Staff Emeritus
wow. I never realized that you and I have the same job, Evo.

3. Dec 5, 2005

### cronxeh

307.6 and I know some hit it all the way into 800's :grumpy:

4. Dec 5, 2005

### matthyaouw

307.6.
I love this game.

5. Dec 5, 2005

### Staff: Mentor

That's why we get paid the big bucks.

I got 300 on my first hit. Of course I missed the first 4 times.

800?

6. Dec 5, 2005

### Artman

So is smacking the penquin some kind of naughty euphemism I should know about? Hey didn't you PF women dress in penquin attire for a time? :surprised

7. Dec 5, 2005

### Danger

My best was 310.5, but I really prefer the <100yd. worm-burners from an artistic standpoint. I'm particularly delighted by the way the flag lands when I've had good hang time.

8. Dec 5, 2005

### brewnog

Oh piss socks, is it really this time of year again already?

9. Dec 5, 2005

### Staff: Mentor

Shhhhh, that was *our* little secret.

10. Dec 5, 2005

### franznietzsche

320.5!!!!

I've discovered that if you hit early, you get a higher trajectory, once the trajectory goes past a certain point, you always land at 200 ft, give or take, and get stuck face first. So the trick is to find the crossover point between getting stuck and bouncing forward, that way you bounce at 200 ft and slide for a ways. This should maximize the distance. My geekiness is showing again isn't it?

11. Dec 5, 2005

### Gale

319.3, its kinda funny when you hit it right though, and it the penguin doesn't bounce and lands head first with his feet in the air.

12. Dec 5, 2005

### Gale

uh yeah... thats what i did too, or something... 323.5, i win!

13. Dec 5, 2005

### Danger

317.2 last time, but I'm not conceding. :grumpy:

14. Dec 5, 2005

### Gale

its too late, didn't you see my last post. i win!! concede!!! concede!!!!

15. Dec 5, 2005

### franznietzsche

I want to see a screen shot of that :grumpy:

My best is 321.1. Can't seem to get much past 320.

16. Dec 5, 2005

### Danger

Never! :tongue:

17. Dec 5, 2005

### franznietzsche

Hell no we won't go!

18. Dec 5, 2005

### Gale

if you had asked, i'd've given you a screenshot, but its a bit late now.... i've gotten over 320 only twice since. i guess i'm just god or something, its ok.

19. Dec 5, 2005

### franznietzsche

Oh I keep getting over 320, if 320.5 and 321.1 counts as over 320, then I'm quite good at getting over 320. just not very far over it.

20. Dec 5, 2005

### franznietzsche

My roommate has the same all time score as Gale, apparently he's played this before, he has a screenshot of a 323.5