## Count in Balanced Ternary

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### Count in Balanced Ternary

Using the digits '-', '0', and '+' for -1, 0, and +1, respectively.

0

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+

(Easy enough, so far. Though I first wrote "1". Anyway. I probably first saw Balanced Ternary, not named as such, on a Johnny Ball programme. Weights distributed by successive powers of three (one per size) that could be placed on either side of a balance, or not at all, to enumerate an unknown mass. Placing on the unknown's side made it the negative value in the notation. Never explained as such, but a stealth education, almost, for those that did more than go "cool!" and move on!)

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+-

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+0
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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

++

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+--

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

(The font makes "--" look a bit "-"ish. Thought it was wrong, for a moment.)

+-0

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+-+

(hat's true. If you have a suggestion for a better character then we can switch it going forwards.

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+0-

(Nothing obvious comes to mind. There's a forward/backward oblique. Or ¦. Or switch to L as a sorta-flip to 1(mnemonically "Less"?). Or !01 (typos ahoy!). Or <0>. Or 101. But, other than those, and others, all of which have awkwardnesses of their own, nothing comes to mind...)

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+00

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+0+

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

++-

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

++0

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+++
i made font size large for better readability.
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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

phillip1882 wrote:+++
i made font size large for better readability.

Let's then see if +--- looks Ok, as the first major test...

(Okish)

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+--0

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+--+
~ chri d. d. /tʃɹɪ.di.di/ (Phonotactics, schmphonotactics) · she(?)(?(?)(?))(?(?(?))(?))(?) · Forum game scores
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SYG'D
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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+-0-

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+-00

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+-0+
~ chri d. d. /tʃɹɪ.di.di/ (Phonotactics, schmphonotactics) · she(?)(?(?)(?))(?(?(?))(?))(?) · Forum game scores
mittfh wrote:I wish this post was very quotable...
chridd (on Discord) wrote:
Dummy wrote:Sorry You're Gay Dads
SYG'D
marionic (on Discord) wrote:sleep in grave

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+-+-

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+-+0
~ chri d. d. /tʃɹɪ.di.di/ (Phonotactics, schmphonotactics) · she(?)(?(?)(?))(?(?(?))(?))(?) · Forum game scores
mittfh wrote:I wish this post was very quotable...
chridd (on Discord) wrote:
Dummy wrote:Sorry You're Gay Dads
SYG'D
marionic (on Discord) wrote:sleep in grave

faubiguy
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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+-++

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+0--
~ chri d. d. /tʃɹɪ.di.di/ (Phonotactics, schmphonotactics) · she(?)(?(?)(?))(?(?(?))(?))(?) · Forum game scores
mittfh wrote:I wish this post was very quotable...
chridd (on Discord) wrote:
Dummy wrote:Sorry You're Gay Dads
SYG'D
marionic (on Discord) wrote:sleep in grave

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+0-0

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+0-+
~ chri d. d. /tʃɹɪ.di.di/ (Phonotactics, schmphonotactics) · she(?)(?(?)(?))(?(?(?))(?))(?) · Forum game scores
mittfh wrote:I wish this post was very quotable...
chridd (on Discord) wrote:
Dummy wrote:Sorry You're Gay Dads
SYG'D
marionic (on Discord) wrote:sleep in grave

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+00-

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+000

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+00+

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+0+-

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+0+0

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+0++
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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

++--

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

++-0

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

++-+

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

++00
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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

++0+

(edited) Hang on, you missed ++0-, above.

This should be ++00

Edit2: handy hint to check, look at the (currently) "37 posts - Page 1 of 1" below. This means the next number is ++0+ (+27+9+(0x3)+1 for a matching 37. Except this time I just rolled yours up a digit, until I realised.)

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

++0+
~ chri d. d. /tʃɹɪ.di.di/ (Phonotactics, schmphonotactics) · she(?)(?(?)(?))(?(?(?))(?))(?) · Forum game scores
mittfh wrote:I wish this post was very quotable...
chridd (on Discord) wrote:
Dummy wrote:Sorry You're Gay Dads
SYG'D
marionic (on Discord) wrote:sleep in grave

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### Re: Count in Balanced Ternary

+++-

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+++0