NABOKV-L post 0005984, Wed, 23 May 2001 13:29:43 -0700

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[Fwd: Chess problem 18 & Butterflies]
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EDITOR's NOTE. I assume DS is referring to problem 18 in the VN book POEMS and
PROBLEMS. Interesting question. VN did do a few poems in which the stress
pattern, when connected by dots, would form a relevent picture. So why not for
chess and butterfly problems?
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Darryl Schade wrote:

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> For the sake of curiosity, do either of the color patterns developed in
> the 2 different solutions to problem 18 resemble in any vague manner,
> any true patterns in natural butterflies or moths?
> Perhaps a silly Question, but with N's vast knowledge about seemingly
> everything, this would be uniquely appropriate to be stored in his mind.
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> Darryl