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{{Oscillator|name=Great on-off|pname=greatonoff|p=2|h=2|c=18|bx=8|by=8|life105=true|life106=true|plaintext=true|rle=true|animated=true|synthesis=5|synthesisRLE=true}}
 
The '''great on-off''' (or '''pincers'''<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.argentum.freeserve.co.uk/lex_p.htm#pincers|title=Pincers|author=Stephen Silver|publisher=The Life Lexicon|accessdate=May 1, 2009}}</ref>) is a [[period]] [[:Category:Oscillators with period 2|2]] [[oscillator]]. It is the ninth most common naturally-occurring oscillator, being less common than the [[quadpole]] but more common than the [[figure eight]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://wwwhomes.uni-bielefeld.de/achim/freq_top_life.html |title=Most seen natural occurring ash objects in Game of Life |author=Achim Flammenkamp |date=September 7, 2004 |accessdate=January 15, 2009}}</ref>
 
The '''great on-off''' (or '''pincers'''<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.argentum.freeserve.co.uk/lex_p.htm#pincers|title=Pincers|author=Stephen Silver|publisher=The Life Lexicon|accessdate=May 1, 2009}}</ref>) is a [[period]] [[:Category:Oscillators with period 2|2]] [[oscillator]]. It is the ninth most common naturally-occurring oscillator, being less common than the [[quadpole]] but more common than the [[figure eight]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://wwwhomes.uni-bielefeld.de/achim/freq_top_life.html |title=Most seen natural occurring ash objects in Game of Life |author=Achim Flammenkamp |date=September 7, 2004 |accessdate=January 15, 2009}}</ref>

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Great on-off
2b2o4b$bo2bo3b$bobo4b$2obo2bob$4b2obo$7bo$4b3ob$4bo! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C [[ AUTOSTART ]]
Pattern type Oscillator
Number of cells 18
Bounding box 8×8
Period 2
Mod Unknown
Heat 2
Volatility Unknown
Strict volatility Unknown
Discovered by Unknown
Year of discovery Unknown

The great on-off (or pincers[1]) is a period 2 oscillator. It is the ninth most common naturally-occurring oscillator, being less common than the quadpole but more common than the figure eight.[2]

See also

References

  1. Stephen Silver. "Pincers". The Life Lexicon. Retrieved on May 1, 2009.
  2. Achim Flammenkamp (September 7, 2004). "Most seen natural occurring ash objects in Game of Life". Retrieved on January 15, 2009.

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