Tub with tail

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Tub with tail
Tub with tail image
Pattern type Strict still life
Number of cells 8
Bounding box 5×5
Discovered by Charles Corderman
Year of discovery 1971

Tub with tail (or twit, originally from the acronym) is an 8-cell still life composed of a tub with a tail that was discovered by Charles Corderman and Hugh Thompson in 1971.[1][2] It is notable for its use in eater 5.


Tub with tail is the twenty-eighth most common still life in Achim Flammenkamp's census, being less common than long long boat but more common than long long ship.[3] It is also the thirty-seventh most common object on Adam P. Goucher's Catagolue.[4]

See also


  1. Dean Hickerson's oscillator stamp collection. Retrieved on June 18, 2009.
  2. Robert Wainwright. "Lifeline Volume 2".
  3. Achim Flammenkamp (September 7, 2004). "Most seen natural occurring ash objects in Game of Life". Retrieved on January 15, 2009.
  4. Adam P. Goucher. "Statistics". Catagolue. Retrieved on June 24, 2016.

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