ToonTalk Numbers

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Inside of Tooly is a stack of text pads with a 1 on them. If you drop a number, for example 2, on another number, 7, they will be added by Bammer turning the 7 into a 9 and destroying the 2. If you type the key for an operation before dropping the 2 then the following will happen:

You can change a number when holding or pointing to it by typing. You can also drop a number on a notebook to go to that page number. If you drop a number on a text pad you'll change the first or last letter depending on which side of the pad you dropped it. If, for example, you dropped 2 on the right side of the text pad containing "ABC", it'll be turned into "ABE".


Blank numbers.

A blank number pad can be any number. They are handy inside of a robot's thought bubble. This way a robot will only accept a box with a number where the blank number is. This corresponds to a "type test" in conventional programming languages.

They can also be used for something called "type conversion". You can change a text pad that is showing a number into a number by dropping it on a blank number pad. Or you can take a box and drop it on a blank number pad and the pad will end up showing how many holes the box has. You can even drop a team of robots on a blank number pad to find out how many robots there are. Dropping a notebook on an erased number pad turns the pad into the number of pages in the notebook. You need to use Dusty to remove the number from a pad to make it blank.

The following operations on numbers as strings of bits are supported as well but only advanced users need to worry about them.

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