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'''Blonk''' is a collective term for either a [[block]] or a [[blinker]]. It is primarily used in the context of [[sparse Life]], and was coined by [[Rich Schroeppel]] in September 1992.
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'''Blonk''' is a collective term for either a [[block]] or a [[blinker]]. It is primarily used in the context of [[sparse Life]], and was coined by [[Rich Schroeppel]] in September 1992; the name is due to the fact that all triplets of live cells either die or form blinkers or blocks in one generation.<ref name="post41179" />
  
== External links ==
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==References==
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<references>
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<ref name="post41179">{{LinkForumThread
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|title  = Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries
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|author = Mark Niemiec
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|date  = March 3, 2017
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|p      = 41179
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==External links==
 
{{LinkLexicon|lex_b.htm#blonk}}
 
{{LinkLexicon|lex_b.htm#blonk}}

Revision as of 06:11, 5 December 2017

Blonk is a collective term for either a block or a blinker. It is primarily used in the context of sparse Life, and was coined by Rich Schroeppel in September 1992; the name is due to the fact that all triplets of live cells either die or form blinkers or blocks in one generation.[1]

References

  1. Mark Niemiec. Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums

External links

  • Blonk at the Life Lexicon