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Extremely serious problem related to duplicate threads

Post by Citation needed » July 10th, 2024, 3:49 pm

The problem of duplicate threads is becoming more and more serious, especially in the Sandbox. There are a lot of "Destruction" threads that are just about using gliders or toggling cells to destruct.

Should we make a "sandbox sandbox" (it is like this one) so that new threads can be examined to prevent duplicates?

I'm sorry that this thread (ironically) may be a duplicate thread.

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Re: Extremely serious problem related to duplicate threads

Post by confocaloid » July 10th, 2024, 3:56 pm


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Re: Extremely serious problem related to duplicate threads

Post by Citation needed » July 10th, 2024, 5:01 pm

confocaloid wrote:
July 10th, 2024, 3:56 pm
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I'm probably getting to know why few people replied to me.
I guess that they are just making fun of me, especially my "mental nationality".

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Re: Extremely serious problem related to duplicate threads

Post by confocaloid » July 10th, 2024, 5:46 pm

For the record, I like the idea of using gliders or toggling cells to destruct objects or otherwise cause reactions within a CA universe. I don't like unnecessary repetition, making fun of people who didn't previously do the same to me, or something gradually becoming more and more serious. However, I don't believe making a "sandbox sandbox" would resolve any of those issues.

I think unnecessary duplication, low-effort low-contribution activity, and other similar issues are already covered by forum rule #4. Whether or not currently active people on this website take that forum rule sufficiently seriously is to be determined.
Citation needed wrote:
July 10th, 2024, 3:49 pm
The problem of duplicate threads is becoming more and more serious, especially in the Sandbox. There are a lot of "Destruction" threads that are just about using gliders or toggling cells to destruct.

Should we make a "sandbox sandbox" [...]
Citation needed wrote:
July 10th, 2024, 5:01 pm
[...] I'm probably getting to know why few people replied to me.
I guess that they are just making fun of me, [...]
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