Thought this was interesting. Not mine, hadn't seen it before.. Imagine you have a little robot that holds a pencil. Set it down on a sheet of paper and give it geometry Robot Pencil

Thought this was interesting

Not mine, hadn't seen it before.

Imagine you have a little robot that holds a pencil. Set it down on a sheet of paper and give it these instructions:
1. Move forward 3 units and turn right.
2. Move forward 1 unit and turn right.
3. Move forward 2 units and turn left.
4. Move forward 1 unit and turn left.
s. Move forward 2 units and turn right.
If the robot makes its turns at ' angles, it will produce this figure:
But, remarkably, if it turns at 12:)" it will draw this:
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Submitted: 01/16/2013
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#2 - timymeboy (01/16/2013) [+] (2 replies)
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Holy **** ...
#10 - Forfunaccount (01/16/2013) [+] (8 replies)
It works, but not by your instructions. For the David Star to work, the turning angle has to be acute, under 90 degrees, if you do a 120 degree angle, the first step would fail because you would NEED an acute angle.
Works perfectly for the Swastica at 90 degrees.
#12 to #10 - mullacllahdoow (01/16/2013) [-]
the inside of the point of the star is an acute angle (60 degrees actually) but our robot friend would have to spin 120 degrees, look
in b4 mspaint skills off the charts
User avatar #14 - lordlolland ONLINE (01/16/2013) [+] (1 reply)
So from this we can conclude that the same instructions, interpreted with different angles, can give two completely opposing meanings.
#29 - whateveridontneed (01/17/2013) [+] (3 replies)
I guess that makes it a "Reich" angle hahahahhahahahaa.

I'm so sorry
#23 - pewpewmagic (01/17/2013) [+] (12 replies)
It's not a swastika, it's the Buddhist symbol for peace, which the Nazi's stole and altered

#19 - monkeyheadbsc (01/16/2013) [+] (4 replies)
wow, that's pretty neat. Does that work with other patterns which are less controversial?
User avatar #48 - themastertroller (01/17/2013) [-]
a "Reich" angle
User avatar #32 - mrfourtysevenman (01/17/2013) [+] (4 replies)
technically a swastika has to be tilted 90 degrees.
when upright like that its the japanese symbol for "sun"
User avatar #45 to #32 - arels (01/17/2013) [-]
I do hope you realize rotating a Swastika 90 degrees would look exactly the same. I think you were looking for 45 degrees!
User avatar #3 - fencingchamp (01/16/2013) [+] (2 replies)
is there a program with this?
#38 - bigsaltyballs (01/17/2013) [-]
jews face
jews face
User avatar #28 - fitchy (01/17/2013) [-]
I'm not smart enough to disprove this.....but I'm also not smart enough to prove win this time....this time....
User avatar #8 - lennybrown (01/16/2013) [+] (1 reply)
normally i hate nazi jokes but this is actually interesting
User avatar #4 - misterklass (01/16/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Can someone do some science and test this and post results? I'd do it but I'm lazy and stupid.
#6 to #4 - blaque (01/16/2013) [-]
It works, just followed with my finger. I'll be using cardinal directions.

Start at the southwest star point (doesn't matter really) and move up and to the right 3 units diagonally. You are now at the topmost point of the star. You turn right 120 degrees, and are now facing southeast.

You now move 1 unit, and turn right again. You are now facing west.

You move 2 units in the direction, ending up at the northwest tip of the star. Turning left you are now facing southeast again.

You now move a single unit in this direction, and turn to the left again, facing northeast towards the topmost point of the star.

You now move 2 units to end up on the north point of the star, and turn right, facing the southeast.

From this point it is repeated again, and, while there is overlapping, it does actually make the star after repeating this process.

******* tongue my anus.

User avatar #50 - happypancake (01/17/2013) [-]
It really makes me wonder how someone figured this out...
User avatar #7 - schnizel (01/16/2013) [-]
What did you use to create that?
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#56 - warlockrichard (01/17/2013) [-]
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#16 - ohhitheree (01/16/2013) [-]
I don't get this. The only joke is a misunderstanding.
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