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I just came up with the following puzzle. I don't think anything like this has been asked here before, but I may be wrong.

What's the next symbol in this sequence?

(ヨ, ミ, ワ, something, something, something

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 /\     /      /\     /             /\           
/ /\   / /    /  \   /        /\   /        / 
 / /    / /   \  /   \  /    /     \  /   \/  
  /      /      /      /             /     \  

Hint

$\pi$ and xor

Spoiler

Write the digits of pi on a 7-segment display and generate every symbol in the sequence by combining the previous symbol with the next digit of $\pi$ with an xor. Start with all segments off.

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  • $\begingroup$ Yes! Well done. $\endgroup$
    – r3mainer
    Sep 18, 2014 at 17:38
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    $\begingroup$ Can you please explain it to me? I dont understand "π and xor". Thanks. $\endgroup$
    – kai
    Sep 19, 2014 at 7:39
  • $\begingroup$ π = 3.1415926 and XOR = exclusive or. $\endgroup$
    – Florian F
    Sep 19, 2014 at 13:02
  • $\begingroup$ So, for example, how do you get the first symbol combining 3 and 1? $\endgroup$
    – klm123
    Sep 19, 2014 at 13:32
  • $\begingroup$ Oops, the explanation was wrong. I reformulated it. $\endgroup$
    – Florian F
    Sep 21, 2014 at 1:11

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