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Old 04 August 2018, 11:29 PM
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Pluto is a bon-bon. Dessert-like, but too small to count.
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Old 05 August 2018, 05:49 AM
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The gas giants would be cotton candy (fairy floss) looks big, but isn't as much as it seems.
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Old 05 August 2018, 07:18 PM
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The gas giants would be cotton candy (fairy floss) looks big, but isn't as much as it seems.
That would work best for Saturn, as Saturn's density is less than that of water, so between that and the rings, it would be kinda like cotton candy - decorative and fluffy. Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune are somewhat denser; perhaps something else for them?

I like Pluto as shaved ice, given the temperature involved as well as the reason cited.
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Old 06 August 2018, 02:36 AM
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Genyette suggested that Jupiter must be something with a cherry, so Jupiter is a ice cream sundae with whipped cream and a cherry. Its moons are the nuts.
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Based on its obliquity, Uranus could be one of those tilted parfaits where the layers are not parallel to each other.

When I have too much dessert I turn into a gas giant myself. You can now make Uranus jokes.
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Old 06 August 2018, 02:17 PM
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It's funny. For years I imagined what the planets would smell like. And I'll tell you, Jupiter had the smell of decomposition in my head. I don't know why, but it was all composting vegetable peels etc that I imagined for the smell.

Mercury was baked goods.

Venus was rotting eggs.

Mars was freshly baked bread.

Jupiter was the aforementioned compost.

Saturn was cinnamon buns.

Uranus was freshly cut grass.

Neptune was a fish aquarium.

And because Pluto was a planet when I did this, it was the smell of my freezer.

With the exception of Venus, they were all very pleasant smells. It helped me in school remember a bit about the planet. I would associate information to the smell.
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Old 06 August 2018, 02:18 PM
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I was thinking Uranus would be pineapple upside down cake due to its "tipped" rotation.
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