A note on a pack of Skittles reads, “No two rainbows are the same. Neither are two packs of Skittles. Enjoy an odd mix.” Of course that can’t possibly be right, because there are a finite number of color combinations and there are many packs of Skittles in the world. That led possiblywrong down a path of wondering how many packs it’d take before getting two identical ones. The answer came 27,000 Skittles later.
How many Skittles packs before finding identical ones?
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There’s big money in wizarding worlds, galaxies far away, and various time-shifted universes. Let’s take a stroll through the billions of dollars earned by franchises over the years.