I’d like to share a question that’s always puzzled me: how many toddlers would it take to kill me? Suppose that we’re in the middle of a large, enclosed space and that no weapons are available. On the one hand, I feel like I should be able to kill toddlers indefinitely; after all, what damage could they do? On the other hand, killing them would be tiring, and it seems like there must be some number of them that would be overwhelming. I honestly don’t have a good idea of what this number might be, so I’d like to appeal to the wisdom of crowds:
Please respond to the poll and post your reasoning to comments.
Edit (19-10-09): A reader pointed me to this resource. It’s about fighting 6- and 7-year-olds, but some of the principles apply.