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Thinkers can be created at any time using SetThink on a function. It is possible to have multiple thinkers running at the same time but does require the thinkers to be named so as not to overlap in the same think slot.


SetThink( "ThinkerFunction", self, "thinkerNameString", 1 )

  • ThinkerFunction - The name of the function.
  • thinkerNameString - The name of the thinker. Use this when handling multiple thinkers.
  • 1 - Integer specifying a delay in seconds before the thinker starts to think. Not required.

Returning a nil will unregister the thinker and stop it. Returning an integer sets the next think time.