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Re: Conway life spaceships as real spaceships

Postby KittyTac » May 20th, 2018, 1:28 am

Block: A brick.
Beehive: Exactly what it says on the tin.
Mango: A mango.
High-Bandwidth Telegraph: Either a telegraph or an Ethernet cable.
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Re: Conway life spaceships as real spaceships

Postby Redstoneboi » May 20th, 2018, 3:43 am

KittyTac wrote:Block: A brick.
Beehive: Exactly what it says on the tin.
Mango: A mango.
High-Bandwidth Telegraph: Either a telegraph or an Ethernet cable.

you know the reason i wanted someone else to do these is because i ended up just saying block: block, mango: mango.
I guess that's because whoever named them thought the same way we do.

Pond: a wishing well
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Re: Conway life spaceships as real spaceships

Postby Redstoneboi » June 20th, 2018, 3:23 am

Beehive: an egg
Glider: an ant
Queen bee: a queen ant
Gosper Glider Gun: ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
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Re: Conway life spaceships as real spaceships

Postby KittyTac » June 20th, 2018, 3:42 am

Universal constructor: A 3D printer.
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Re: Conway life spaceships as real spaceships

Postby KittyTac » August 3rd, 2018, 12:29 pm

Cordership: a blimp. Big, slow, and not very dense.
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Re: Conway life spaceships as real spaceships

Postby Hdjensofjfnen » August 7th, 2018, 4:29 pm

Redstoneboi wrote:Note: 1 generation is 1 planck time, and is equal to 10^-43 seconds.
1 cell is 1 planck length, about 1.6×10−35 meters.
riding on gemini would just be trying to catch an atom that keeps on teleporting itself, moving at the speed of damn sound.


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Moves at 40000 km/s.
Spins at 628319 km/s.
Barf bags, anyone?
Life is hard. Deal with it.
This is my new favorite spaceship:
x = 8, y = 4, rule = B3-ek/S023
bobo$2obo3bo$bobo$3bo!
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Re: Conway life spaceships as real spaceships

Postby Sarp » August 15th, 2018, 1:19 am

It spins faster than light?
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Re: Conway life spaceships as real spaceships

Postby Hdjensofjfnen » August 16th, 2018, 8:59 pm

If we are considering in three dimensions when the speed of light was devised for two, yes.
Life is hard. Deal with it.
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Re: Conway life spaceships as real spaceships

Postby Hunting » September 7th, 2018, 3:51 am

Redstoneboi wrote:OTCA metapixel: if you look closely at your computer screen, you can see these.
kok's galaxy: one, giant, spinning, galaxy.
guns: lasers? or airplane hangars? or factories?
depends,
gosper glider gun: laser
buckaroo/snark: mirror
V-gun: ?
highway robber: that one time you didn't look where you were going and accidentally bump a piece of bread
eater1: sharp fish hook, tears gliders and eats bread-pushing snails
Sir Robin: sea horse or a guy from a movie
snail: loafer is evolving!
R-pentomino (and the stuff it evolves into): bomb
fuses and wicks: burning rope, occasionally leaves ash
UTM: a huge building made specifically for computation
universal constructor: fabricator
waterbear and caterpillar: themselves

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Re: Conway life spaceships as real spaceships

Postby Redstoneboi » September 7th, 2018, 5:18 am

blinker: a spinning coin / helicopter blade (both viewed from above)
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Re: Conway life spaceships as real spaceships

Postby Hunting » September 7th, 2018, 7:36 am

Redstoneboi wrote:blinker: a spinning coin / helicopter blade (both viewed from above)

Tub?
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Re: Conway life spaceships as real spaceships

Postby Redstoneboi » September 7th, 2018, 7:02 pm

a wheel
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Re: Conway life spaceships as real spaceships

Postby Hunting » September 8th, 2018, 7:56 am

Redstoneboi wrote:a wheel

Boat?
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Re: Conway life spaceships as real spaceships

Postby Redstoneboi » September 10th, 2018, 3:04 am

hunting, you should try to do these instead of just asking what i think everything is.
boat: the tip of an arrow
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Re: Conway life spaceships as real spaceships

Postby Hunting » September 10th, 2018, 3:35 am

Redstoneboi wrote:hunting, you should try to do these instead of just asking what i think everything is.
boat: the tip of an arrow

Ship: A piece of glass
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Re: Conway life spaceships as real spaceships

Postby KittyTac » September 13th, 2018, 9:32 am

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