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testitemqlstudop wrote:The front end moves at c/2, the back end moves at 12c/13:

x = 79, y = 15, rule = B3/S2310b4o$10bo3bo$10bo$b2o8bo$2ob2o$b4o3bo4bobo$2b2o3bo5bo2bo6bo5bo5bo5bo5bo5bo5bo5bo5bo4b3o$6bo2bo6bo6bo5bo5bo5bo5bo5bo5bo5bo5bo4bobo$2b2o3bo5bo2bo6bo5bo5bo5bo5bo5bo5bo5bo5bo4b3o$b4o3bo4bobo$2ob2o$b2o8bo$10bo$10bo3bo$10b4o!

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testitemqlstudop wrote:12c/13

That is actually 12c/26.
Things to work on:
- Find a (7,1)c/8 ship in a Non-totalistic rule (someone please search the rules)
- Find a C/10 in JustFriends
- Find a C/10 in Day and Night
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AforAmpere wrote:
testitemqlstudop wrote:12c/13

That is actually 12c/26.

Wow, that's actually close to being a c/2 in its own right.
EDIT: Crystal:
x = 500, y = 502, rule = B3/S23485bo$484bobo$484bobo$485bo5$487bo$486bobo$481bo4bobo$480bobo4bo9b2o$479bo2bo13bo2bo$480b2o9b2o4b2o$490bo2bo$470bo20b2o$469bobo$469bobo$470bo$487b2o$487bobo$488bo2$472b2o$472b2o2$482b2o$481bo2bo$482b2o7$465bo$465b2o$464bobo14$449bo$449b2o$448bobo14$433bo$433b2o$432bobo14$417bo$417b2o$416bobo14$401bo$401b2o$400bobo14$385bo$385b2o$384bobo14$369bo$369b2o$368bobo14$353bo$353b2o$352bobo14$337bo$337b2o$336bobo14$321bo$321b2o$320bobo14$305bo$305b2o$304bobo14$289bo$289b2o$288bobo14$273bo$273b2o$272bobo14$257bo$257b2o$256bobo14$241bo$241b2o$240bobo14$225bo$225b2o$224bobo14$209bo$209b2o$208bobo14$193bo$193b2o$192bobo14$177bo$177b2o$176bobo14$161bo$161b2o$160bobo14$145bo$145b2o$144bobo14$129bo$129b2o$128bobo14$113bo$113b2o$112bobo14$97bo$97b2o$96bobo14$81bo$81b2o$80bobo14$65bo$65b2o$64bobo14$49bo$49b2o$48bobo14$33bo$33b2o$32bobo14$17bo$17b2o$16bobo14$bo$b2o$obo!
Life is hard. Deal with it.
My favorite oscillator of all time:
x = 7, y = 5, rule = B3/S2-i3-y4i4b3o$6bo$o3b3o$2o$bo!

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This LOM-to-B leaving behind a beehive:

x = 9, y = 8, rule = B3/S237b2o$7bo$5bobo$5b2o2$2b2o$b2o$2o!

EDIT: Knightwise beehive pull

x = 5, y = 7, rule = B3/S233o$bo2$3bo$2bobo$2bobo$3bo! zdr wrote:Nice archive. I am the Retrograde Anomaly. They will not win. testitemqlstudop Posts: 449 Joined: July 21st, 2016, 11:45 am Location: very very very very boats ### Re: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries Stupidest component I've ever come across: x = 14, y = 18, rule = B3/S2311bobo$10bo2bo$11bobo4$9b2o$9b2o3$3b3o$2o4bo$o2bo3bo$6bo$5bo$3bo$3bo$2b2o! EDIT: The explosion at the northeast is one that I haven't seen occur naturally before: x = 18, y = 11, rule = B3/S23bo$2bo$3o4$11bo$10b2o$11bo4bo$15bobo$16bo!
Life is hard. Deal with it.
My favorite oscillator of all time:
x = 7, y = 5, rule = B3/S2-i3-y4i4b3o$6bo$o3b3o$2o$bo!

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Hdjensofjfnen wrote:The explosion at the northeast is one that I haven't seen occur naturally before: ...

That's just an elementary collision of two honeyfarm predecessors.
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68p16 internally deletes a block:
x = 20, y = 20, rule = B3/S2310b2o3b2o$10b2o3b2o$6bo$2o3b2o$2o2bo10bo$5bo3b2o2b2obo$5bo3bo6b2o2$2o$2o3bo3b2o2b2o$5b2o2b2o3bo3b2o$18b2o2$2b2o6bo3bo$3bob2o2b2o3bo$4bo10bo2b2o$13b2o3b2o$13bo$3b2o3b2o$3b2o3b2o! x₁=ηx V ⃰_η=c²√(Λη) K=(Λu²)/2 Pₐ=1−1/(∫^∞_t₀(p(t)ˡ⁽ᵗ⁾)dt) $$x_1=\eta x$$ $$V^*_\eta=c^2\sqrt{\Lambda\eta}$$ $$K=\frac{\Lambda u^2}2$$ $$P_a=1-\frac1{\int^\infty_{t_0}p(t)^{l(t)}dt}$$ http://conwaylife.com/wiki/A_for_all Aidan F. Pierce A for awesome Posts: 1729 Joined: September 13th, 2014, 5:36 pm Location: 0x-1 ### Re: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries Hdjensofjfnen wrote:EDIT: Transparent boats: x = 24, y = 13, rule = B3/S235b2o10b2o$4bo2bo8bo2bo$7b2o6b2o$bo5b3o4b3o5bo$obo3bo2bo4bo2bo3bobo$b2o3b3o6b3o3b2o2$b2o3b3o6b3o3b2o$obo3bo2bo4bo2bo3bobo$bo5b3o4b3o5bo$7b2o6b2o$4bo2bo8bo2bo$5b2o10b2o!

Rich's P16

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Entity Valkyrie wrote:
Hdjensofjfnen wrote:EDIT: Transparent boats:
x = 24, y = 13, rule = B3/S235b2o10b2o$4bo2bo8bo2bo$7b2o6b2o$bo5b3o4b3o5bo$obo3bo2bo4bo2bo3bobo$b2o3b3o6b3o3b2o2$b2o3b3o6b3o3b2o$obo3bo2bo4bo2bo3bobo$bo5b3o4b3o5bo$7b2o6b2o$4bo2bo8bo2bo$5b2o10b2o! Rich's P16 I know, but what I realized was that the boats end up in the same place. Maybe not a coincidence. Also, wiki tags provide links to the wiki? Life is hard. Deal with it. My favorite oscillator of all time: x = 7, y = 5, rule = B3/S2-i3-y4i4b3o$6bo$o3b3o$2o$bo! Hdjensofjfnen Posts: 1036 Joined: March 15th, 2016, 6:41 pm Location: r cis θ ### Re: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries 2718281828 wrote:A phi-spark + a domino spark give a copy of it plus two tubs (see gen. 22): x = 5, y = 8, rule = LifeHistory3.2E2$2.A$.3A$A.A.A$A.A.A$.3A$2.A! That gave me an idea: x = 25, y = 50, rule = B3/S2310b2o$10b2o4$15b2o2$14bo$13b3o$12bobobo$12bobobo$13b3o$14bo$2o$2o21$23b2o$23b2o$10bo$9b3o$8bobobo$8bobobo$9b3o$10bo2$8b2o4$13b2o$13b2o!

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Is this B-to-TL known?
x = 7, y = 9, rule = B3/S235b2o$5b2o4$2o$b2o$2o$o! Entity Valkyrie Posts: 243 Joined: November 30th, 2017, 3:30 am ### Re: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries Entity Valkyrie wrote:Is this B-to-TL known? x = 7, y = 9, rule = B3/S235b2o$5b2o4$2o$b2o$2o$o!

I can't verify, but I'm tempted to say yes-- It's a reaction between a b and a block.
Technically, though, as the B leaves its block, it's not a conduit. You could string it up to conduit 1, however, to get a true conduit.
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it WOULD have been a Herschel parent at gen 19 without the block
zdr wrote:Nice archive.
They will not win.

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A methuselah that takes 1,147 gens to stabilize:
x = 6, y = 3, rule = Lifebo2bo$2b2o$6o!
#C [[ AUTOSTART GPS 4 GRID THEME 0 TRACK -0.125 0.125 STARS ]]x = 5, y = 4, rule = B36/S1252o$2ob2o$ob3o$bo! Βεν Γ. Κυθισ Posts: 188 Joined: December 27th, 2018, 5:42 am ### Re: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries Close to p3 but not really. Dim hope that it can be hassled. x = 22, y = 6, rule = LifeHistory.2D16.2C$ACA15.C2.C$2.C15.C2.C$3.C$2.C.C14.2CD$3.C17.A!
Life is hard. Deal with it.
My favorite oscillator of all time:
x = 7, y = 5, rule = B3/S2-i3-y4i4b3o$6bo$o3b3o$2o$bo!

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Hdjensofjfnen wrote:Close to p3 but not really. Dim hope that it can be hassled.
x = 22, y = 6, rule = LifeHistory.2D16.2C$ACA15.C2.C$2.C15.C2.C$3.C$2.C.C14.2CD$3.C17.A! Also: x = 6, y = 6, rule = B3/S232o$obo$bo$3b3o2$4bo!#C [[ STOP 3 ]] EDIT: Stabilised: x = 23, y = 12, rule = B3/S2310b2o$10bobo$11bo$13b3o2$14bo5bo$12bo2bo2bo2bo$5b2o15bo$b2ob4ob2ob2ob4ob2o$o15b2o$bo2bo2bo2bo$2bo6bo! Take Very Tinily. The ENEERG-y of the EVAD is watching. x = 47, y = 23, rule = B3/S23obo41bo$b2o41bobo$bo42b2o8$10bobo21bo$11b2o21bobo$11bo22b2o7$22b2o$20bo$21bo3bo$21b4o!#C [[ THEME 6 THUMBSIZE 2 Y 10 ZOOM 32 GPS 20 AUTOSTART LOOP 40 ]]

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x = 13, y = 5, rule = B3/S233o2$9b3o$9bo2bo$10b2o! Life is hard. Deal with it. My favorite oscillator of all time: x = 7, y = 5, rule = B3/S2-i3-y4i4b3o$6bo$o3b3o$2o$bo! Hdjensofjfnen Posts: 1036 Joined: March 15th, 2016, 6:41 pm Location: r cis θ ### Re: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries Is this near-inaccessible pi eater known? x = 7, y = 10, rule = B3/S23b2ob2o$bo3bo$2b3o2$7o$o2bo2bo2$2b3o$2bobo$2bobo!

I suppose It’s not awful; pre-pis work.
x = 7, y = 10, rule = B3/S233b2o$2bo2bo$2b3o2$7o$o2bo2bo3$2b3o$2bo2bo!

Those displayed on lifewiki fit differently; this might reduce some conduits.
But it’s probably known.
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Moosey wrote:Is this near-inaccessible pi eater known?
x = 7, y = 10, rule = B3/S23b2ob2o$bo3bo$2b3o2$7o$o2bo2bo2$2b3o$2bobo$2bobo! I suppose It’s not awful; pre-pis work. x = 7, y = 10, rule = B3/S233b2o$2bo2bo$2b3o2$7o$o2bo2bo3$2b3o$2bo2bo! Those displayed on lifewiki fit differently; this might reduce some conduits. But it’s probably known. This is Tanner's pi-catcher, used in his reduction of the period-45 glider gun. While the house induction coil achieves smallest population, the symmetric variant shown in the wiki achieves minimal bounding box. Princess of Science, Parcly Taxel Freywa Posts: 397 Joined: June 23rd, 2011, 3:20 am Location: Singapore ### Re: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries AK-94 type thing: x = 95, y = 82, rule = B3/S2348b2o3b2o$46b3obo2b2o$45bo4bo$45bo2b2ob4o$44b2obobobo2bo$45bobobobo$45bobob2o$46bo2$59b2o$50bo8bo$49b3o5bobo$48b5o4b2o$47b2o3b2o$46b3o3b3o$47b2o3b2o$48b5o$49b3o$48b3o$47b2o$48bo$45b3o$45bo5$6b2o7bo7b2o$7bo7b3o5b2o$7bobo8bo$8b2o7b2o2$20bo$19bobo48bo$5bo12bo3bo46b2o$5b3o10bo3bo8b2ob2o33bobo$8bo9bo3bo8b2obo2bo$7b2o10bobo12bob2o$20bo13bo$33b2o$30bobo2b2o$2b2ob2o23b2o2bo2bo$o2bob2o28b2o$2obo$3bo86bo$3b2o67b2o14b5o$b2o2bobo65bo13bo5bo$o2bo2b2o65bobo12b3o2bo$b2o16b2o53b2o15bob2o$19bo68b4o2bo$13b2o5b3o7bo52b2o3bo3b2o$13b2o7bo8b2o50b2o4b3o$30b2o59bo$91bob2o$90b2ob2o2$72b2o$55b2o7bo8b2o7b2o$55b2o5b3o7bo9bo$61bo21b3o$61b2o22bo4$74bo$72b3o$71bo$71b2o3$62bo$61bobo9b2ob2o$60bo3bo8b2obo2bo$60bo3bo11bob2o$60bo3bo11bo$61bobo11b2o$62bo9bobo2b2o$72b2o2bo2bo$59b2o16b2o$60bo$57b3o5b2o$57bo7b2o!
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Here is a useless collision that could be thought of as glider bowling.

x = 20, y = 21, rule = B3/S2315bo$15bo$15bo3$14b2o$14b2o$18b2o$14b2o2b2o$14b2o9$b2o$obo$2bo!

I can't do much with that, but it is rare to find a collision that preserves all the components. The initial cluster is "natural" in the sense that I got it by generating small starting seeds. Before we had examples of stable reflectors, it was speculated that a reflector could be a magic glider-preserving self-restoring cluster (with the parts back in the right place unlike this). It is very unlikely once you get beyond blocks and blinkers, and those don't work as reflectors.

I am not sure the space has been fully explored to find clusters that are not exactly the same but can be used for later collisions with single gliders. Add catalysts, and eventually you get a stable reflector, but catalysts also take up diagonals. Anyway... I am trying to find something useful this way. Still trying.

Here are some collisions between gliders and natural clusters that produce a glider, an spaceship and not much additional debris. I don't know if all or any are new. Is anyone else looking for these? They are not very useful but could be part of a slow synthesis.

MWSS + glider
x = 11, y = 11, rule = B3/S236b3o2$3b2o$2bo2bo$3b2o4bo$8bobo$8bobo$9bo2$b2o$obo$2bo$!

LWSS + 2 gliders
x = 16, y = 12, rule = B3/S2313bo$13bobo$13b2o2$6b2o$5bo2bo$2o3bobo$2o4bo3$5bo$4bobo$4bobo$5bo$! LWSS + glider x = 13, y = 10, rule = B3/S235b2o$2o3b2o$2o3$3b2o$2bo2bo$2bobo$3bo6b2o$10bobo$10bo$!

LWSS + glider
x = 13, y = 10, rule = B3/S235b2o$2o3b2o$2o$10bo$10bobo$3b2o5b2o$2bo2bo$2bobo$3bo$! LWSS + glider x = 13, y = 9, rule = B3/S2311b2o$10bobo$6b2o3bo$5bobo$5b2o5$b2o$obo$2bo$! LWSS + glider x = 17, y = 9, rule = B3/S2311b3o$b2o4b2o$obo4bobo$2bo5bo3$15bo$14bobo$10b2o2bobo$10b2o3bo$! pcallahan Posts: 256 Joined: April 26th, 2013, 1:04 pm ### Re: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries pcallahan wrote:Here is a useless collision that could be thought of as glider bowling. x = 20, y = 21, rule = B3/S2315bo$15bo$15bo3$14b2o$14b2o$18b2o$14b2o2b2o$14b2o9$b2o$obo$2bo! I can't do much with that, but it is rare to find a collision that preserves all the components. The initial cluster is "natural" in the sense that I got it by generating small starting seeds. Before we had examples of stable reflectors, it was speculated that a reflector could be a magic glider-preserving self-restoring cluster (with the parts back in the right place unlike this). It is very unlikely once you get beyond blocks and blinkers, and those don't work as reflectors. ... Here's a similar reaction that produces a whole lot of extra junk: x = 8, y = 11, rule = B3/S232o$2o3bo$5bo$5bo5$5b3o$5bo$6bo! also: x = 15, y = 13, rule = B3/S2313bo$12bo$12b3o8$2o$2o4b2o$6b2o!
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Moosey wrote:Here's a similar reaction that produces a whole lot of extra junk:

Well, the point is not to produce extra junk. If you could keep the block and blinker in the same place along with extra junk, that would be more interesting, though also useless.

Here's a possibly useful resettable glider shifter that I found around 1994 (first as far as I know) and forgot about for years.

x = 81, y = 802bo$obo$b2o67$72b2o5b2o$72b2o5b2o5$79b2o$79b2o$67b2o$66bobo$68bo! I don't remember how it came up, but it is based on this reaction with a block catalyst and I put the other catalyst in a symmetric location. x = 19, y = 14, rule = B3/S23$8b2o$8b2o5$15b2o$15b2o$3b2o$2bobo$4bo!
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Useless because of what it would take to set up the three blocks, but I have never seen a glider act like such a honey badger. It comes out on the same diagonal, delayed by only 14 steps if I'm counting right. Trailing glider is just for reference.

x = 37, y = 35, rule = B3/S2335b2o$31b2o2b2o$31b2o6$34b2o$34b2o13$12b2o$11bobo$13bo8$2b2o$bobo$3bo!
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x = 73, y = 12, rule = B3/S2317b2o35b2o$16bo2bo33bo2bo$12bo4b2o4bo25bo4b2o4bo$12bobo6bobo25bobo6bobo$2o11bobo4bobo11b2ob2o11bobo4bobo11b2o$2o11bo2bo2bo2bo11b2ob2o11bo2bo2bo2bo11b2o$13bobo4bobo27bobo4bobo$12bobo6bobo25bobo6bobo$12bo10bo25bo10bo$17b2o$17b2o35b2o\$54b2o!

Two reactions with QBs revisiting beehive.
1. Eats block
2. Slightly different stabilization involving a block
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