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Postby Saka » August 12th, 2015, 4:25 am

I have some questions:

1. Is there a minimal age for joining conwaylife?
2. Who is unname66609?
3. Does LifeWiki store the IP Addresses of users?

Ok! That will be it for now
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Re: Some questions

Postby M. I. Wright » August 13th, 2015, 12:15 am

Saka wrote:1. Is there a minimum age for joining conwaylife?

The terms and conditions shown when you first register say nothing about age, and I think the youngest member here, Gustavo, is 11 or 12 - so no.
2. Who is unname66609?

Just another forum user as far as I can tell. They probably live in or near China. Why do you ask?
3. Does LifeWiki store the IP Addresses of users?

Yes.
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Re: Some questions

Postby Saka » August 13th, 2015, 4:24 am

M. I. Wright wrote:
Saka wrote:1. Is there a minimum age for joining conwaylife?

The terms and conditions shown when you first register say nothing about age, and I think the youngest member here, Gustavo, is 11 or 12 - so no.
2. Who is unname66609?

Just another forum user as far as I can tell. They probably live in or near China. Why do you ask?
3. Does LifeWiki store the IP Addresses of users?

Yes.

1. So it's ok if a a six year old joins?
2. Because he never really posts anything... (just things like "what is sesame oil?"
3. Ok
And by the the way did you notice the second "a" I put in number 1? There's also something else about this line...
Everyone, please stop posting B/S about CA
x = 17, y = 10, rule = B3/S23
b2ob2obo5b2o$11b4obo$2bob3o2bo2b3o$bo3b2o4b2o$o2bo2bob2o3b4o$bob2obo5b
o2b2o$2b2o4bobo2b3o$bo3b5ob2obobo$2bo5bob2o$4bob2o2bobobo!

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Re: Some questions

Postby Alexey_Nigin » August 13th, 2015, 5:18 pm

Saka wrote:1. So it's ok if a a six year old joins?


Hmm... Technically, it's perfectly possible, but I can hardly imagine a six-year-old doing stuff like this. If he/she decides to join, definitely tell me the username. If that person achieves anything, I will clap.

Saka wrote:2. Because he never really posts anything... (just things like "what is sesame oil?"


So do you think unname is a bot? It is not probable since he/she used to post some relevant content. Unname is just a strange guy, like Gustavo raised to the 10th power.

Saka wrote:And by the the way did you notice the second "a" I put in number 1?


No. I failed this test for the the second time in my life ;)
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Re: Some questions

Postby Saka » August 13th, 2015, 8:02 pm

Alexey_Nigin wrote:
Saka wrote:1. So it's ok if a a six year old joins?


Hmm... Technically, it's perfectly possible, but I can hardly imagine a six-year-old doing stuff like this. If he/she decides to join, definitely tell me the username. If that person achieves anything, I will clap.

Saka wrote:2. Because he never really posts anything... (just things like "what is sesame oil?"


So do you think unname is a bot? It is not probable since he/she used to post some relevant content. Unname is just a strange guy, like Gustavo raised to the 10th power.

Saka wrote:And by the the way did you notice the second "a" I put in number 1?


No. I failed this test for the the second time in my life ;)

And I passed.
Everyone, please stop posting B/S about CA
x = 17, y = 10, rule = B3/S23
b2ob2obo5b2o$11b4obo$2bob3o2bo2b3o$bo3b2o4b2o$o2bo2bob2o3b4o$bob2obo5b
o2b2o$2b2o4bobo2b3o$bo3b5ob2obobo$2bo5bob2o$4bob2o2bobobo!

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Re: Some questions

Postby Sarp » August 30th, 2015, 3:32 am

1. IThe terms and conditions shown when you first register say nothing about age, and I think the youngest member here, Gustavo, is 11 or 12 - so no.

Nope I'm younger
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Re: Some questions

Postby Saka » August 30th, 2015, 3:48 am

Sarp wrote:
1. IThe terms and conditions shown when you first register say nothing about age, and I think the youngest member here, Gustavo, is 11 or 12 - so no.

Nope I'm younger

How young?
Everyone, please stop posting B/S about CA
x = 17, y = 10, rule = B3/S23
b2ob2obo5b2o$11b4obo$2bob3o2bo2b3o$bo3b2o4b2o$o2bo2bob2o3b4o$bob2obo5b
o2b2o$2b2o4bobo2b3o$bo3b5ob2obobo$2bo5bob2o$4bob2o2bobobo!

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Re: Some questions

Postby M. I. Wright » August 31st, 2015, 1:35 pm

Sarp wrote:Nope I'm younger

Okay. I just used Gustavo as an example because the normal forum age limit (due to COPPA) is 13.
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Re: Some questions

Postby The Turtle » September 5th, 2015, 1:57 pm

A question:
Are there any catalogues of LWSS collisions? Or other *WSS collisions?
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Re: Some questions

Postby dvgrn » September 6th, 2015, 9:20 am

The Turtle wrote:Are there any catalogues of LWSS collisions? Or other *WSS collisions?

Meaning, a collection of syntheses where the recipes involve colliding LWSSes instead of colliding gliders? For the second question, are combinations of LWSS, MWSS, and HWSS allowed, or should a single recipe have only one kind of *WSS?

In any case, I think the answer is no -- nothing really organized, anyway, because no one has had a long-term use for it. It's fairly easy to put together the beginnings of such a collection by running gencols for a while, along these general lines.

If you just want a table of two-*WSS collisions, that's very easy to generate with gencols. Maybe someone has a stamp collection lying around already.

I've been curious for a while now about construction mechanisms using *WSS slow salvos -- though not curious enough yet to do the research myself, apparently. Seems as if slow LWSSes would probably be just about as effective as gliders for building self-constructing circuitry, and Geminoid construction-arm elbows can be programmed to produce *WSSes instead of gliders. It's several times more expensive, but it allows for four new construction directions.
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Re: Some questions

Postby A for awesome » September 6th, 2015, 11:59 am

dvgrn wrote:I've been curious for a while now about construction mechanisms using *WSS slow salvos -- though not curious enough yet to do the research myself, apparently. Seems as if slow LWSSes would probably be just about as effective as gliders for building self-constructing circuitry, and Geminoid construction-arm elbows can be programmed to produce *WSSes instead of gliders. It's several times more expensive, but it allows for four new construction directions.

I know I found a while back that LWSS slow salvos can move a blinker anywhere, but I can't find it anywhere but in a quote in the Accidental Discoveries thread.
x₁=ηx
V ⃰_η=c²√(Λη)
K=(Λu²)/2
Pₐ=1−1/(∫^∞_t₀(p(t)ˡ⁽ᵗ⁾)dt)

$$x_1=\eta x$$
$$V^*_\eta=c^2\sqrt{\Lambda\eta}$$
$$K=\frac{\Lambda u^2}2$$
$$P_a=1-\frac1{\int^\infty_{t_0}p(t)^{l(t)}dt}$$

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Re: Some questions

Postby Mr. Missed Her » February 23rd, 2017, 4:09 pm

What's with the alternating shades of the posts? Sometimes, tables/lists do that so you can keep track of which item is which, but I don't see how it helps here. Besides, there's almost no difference in the colors.
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Re: Some questions

Postby Mr. Missed Her » February 23rd, 2017, 4:12 pm

I only noticed when I tried to make the background of my profile photo the color of the posts. As you can see, the colors match up perfectly here, but they don't in the last post.
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Re: Some questions

Postby blah » February 24th, 2017, 4:11 am

I never noticed that before. Anyway, can't you just make the background of your avatar transparent?
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Re: Some questions

Postby Mr. Missed Her » February 24th, 2017, 8:26 am

I might be able to, but I only know how to edit images through Paint, which is like crappy Photoshop that comes with windows.
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Re: Some questions

Postby Saka » February 24th, 2017, 8:47 am

Mr. Missed Her wrote:I might be able to, but I only know how to edit images through Paint, which is like crappy Photoshop that comes with windows.

Try gimp
Everyone, please stop posting B/S about CA
x = 17, y = 10, rule = B3/S23
b2ob2obo5b2o$11b4obo$2bob3o2bo2b3o$bo3b2o4b2o$o2bo2bob2o3b4o$bob2obo5b
o2b2o$2b2o4bobo2b3o$bo3b5ob2obobo$2bo5bob2o$4bob2o2bobobo!

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Re: Some questions

Postby blah » February 24th, 2017, 9:53 am

Here's a transparent version.
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Re: Some questions

Postby Mr. Missed Her » February 24th, 2017, 11:57 am

Well, thanks.
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Re: Some questions

Postby gameoflifemaniac » March 7th, 2017, 11:52 am

Does Nathaniel have access to private messages?
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Re: Some questions

Postby BlinkerSpawn » March 7th, 2017, 6:06 pm

gameoflifemaniac wrote:Does Nathaniel have access to private messages?

On this note, how do I delete read private messages?
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Re: Some questions

Postby dvgrn » March 7th, 2017, 6:12 pm

BlinkerSpawn wrote:
gameoflifemaniac wrote:Does Nathaniel have access to private messages?

On this note, how do I delete read private messages?

Click the checkbox to the right, then choose "Delete marked" at the bottom, from the dropdown where it normally says "Mark/Unmark as important".

Surprisingly well hidden, isn't it? It's a very clever design -- keeps you from deleting things accidentally (or on purpose).
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Re: Some questions

Postby wildmyron » March 7th, 2017, 10:57 pm

gameoflifemaniac wrote:Does Nathaniel have access to private messages?

In theory, yes. PMs are stored as plain text in the database and while there is no direct ability within phpbb for the admin to read PMs, any person or program (such as backup software) with access to the database has access to the content of private messages. I see no reason to be concerned about this.
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Re: Some questions

Postby gameoflifemaniac » September 9th, 2017, 2:59 pm

What do the stars mean on the thread titles?
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Re: Some questions

Postby blah » September 9th, 2017, 3:10 pm

gameoflifemaniac wrote:What do the stars mean on the thread titles?

From what I've gleaned, the stars appear when you've posted in a thread.
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