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'''Cheshire cat''' is a [[block]] predecessor created by [[C. R. Tompkins]] that appeared both in ''Scientific American'' and in ''[[Winning Ways]]''. It is named for the fact that it evolves into a [[grin]] in six generations and a [[block]] (identified with a pawprint) in seven.
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'''Cheshire cat''' is a [[block]] predecessor created by [[C. R. Tompkins]] that unaccountably appeared both in ''Scientific American'' and in ''[[Winning Ways]]''. It is named for the fact that it evolves into a [[grin]] in six generations and a [[block]] (identified with a pawprint) in seven.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 22:43, 14 February 2020

Cheshire cat
x = 6, y = 6, rule = B3/S23 bo2bo$b4o$o4bo$ob2obo$o4bo$b4o! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C [[ AUTOSTART THUMBSIZE 2 GPS 4 PAUSE 1 LOOP 15 ]]
Pattern type Miscellaneous
Number of cells 18
Bounding box 6×6
Discovered by C. R. Tompkins
Year of discovery 1970


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Cheshire cat is a block predecessor created by C. R. Tompkins that unaccountably appeared both in Scientific American and in Winning Ways. It is named for the fact that it evolves into a grin in six generations and a block (identified with a pawprint) in seven.

See also

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