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How Much Does This Cow Weigh?

We're running an experiment. We're going to use the results in a podcast in a few weeks. The rules are simple: Guess how much this cow weighs.

A friendship blossoms.
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A friendship blossoms.
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The cow's name is Penelope.

Goldstein has no idea how to hold a cow.
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Goldstein has no idea how to hold a cow.
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That's me standing next to her for scale.

Reporter and cow: a profile.
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Reporter and cow: a profile.
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Here's your one clue: I weigh 165 pounds. Good luck!

The winner will be the person whose guess comes closest to the weight of the cow. If there are multiple winners, we'll select one at random. The winner will receive a plastic cow trophy of nominal value. Entries will be accepted until noon Eastern on Wednesday, July 22nd. Thanks for playing!

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