shoot the moon

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To achieve the lowest score possible, such that the player is usually rewarded with bonus points.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'shoot the moon':

shoot the moonTo attain great heights, a high value, or a numerically high measurement.
shoot the moonTo hit the moon, with a rocket or by other means.
shoot the moonTo take a risk which may result in great rewards; to succeed after taking such a risk.
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