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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby gmc_nxtman » July 3rd, 2017, 1:02 am

Kazyan wrote:Component found in a CatForce result:

x = 42, y = 67, rule = LifeHistory
A$.2A$2A5$7.A$8.2A$7.2A19$24.2A$24.2A2$39.A$37.A3.A$36.A$36.A4.A$36.
5A$14.2A.2D$13.A.AD.D$13.A$12.2A25$5.3A$7.A$6.A!


That can be done with 4 gliders, although it's still interesting that it was found accidentally:

x = 21, y = 30, rule = B3/S23
10b2o$11bo$11bobo$12b2o14$10bo4bo$10b2ob2o$9bobo2b2o8$2o17bo$b2o15b2o$
o17bobo!


What were you looking for, exactly? A MWSS-to-herschel converter?
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Kazyan » July 3rd, 2017, 2:27 am

gmc_nxtman wrote:What were you looking for, exactly? A MWSS-to-herschel converter?


I'd settle for any signal, but yes. The current Orthogonoids have geometry challenges that pad their size, and the limiting factor in their repeat time is the syringe. Repeat time is more important for single-channel operations than probably any other constructor design, so I'm trying to give that fire some better fuel.
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby mniemiec » July 7th, 2017, 2:18 pm

gmc_nxtman wrote:4-glider trans-boat with tail edgeshoot: ...

Even though was already buildable from 4 gliders, this method improves syntheses of one still-life and 18 pseudo-objects.
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Kazyan » July 10th, 2017, 6:58 pm

Potential component spotted in a failed eating reaction:

x = 21, y = 17, rule = B3/S23
o$3o$3bo$2b2o2$6bo$5bobo2$5b3o$19bo$8bo9bo$18b3o3$15bo$14b2o$14bobo!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby gmc_nxtman » July 19th, 2017, 4:02 pm

Unusual still life in 8 gliders:

x = 18, y = 26, rule = B3/S23
11bo$10bobo$10b2o2$10bo$9b2o$9bobo5$obo$b2o$bo2$3b2o$4b2o$3bo$9bo$9b2o
$8bobo2$15b3o$7b2o6bo$6bobo7bo$8bo!


EDIT: This also gives 21.41458 in 9 gliders.
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Kazyan » July 30th, 2017, 3:11 pm

Potentially grow out a BTS into a structure like a snorkel loop:

x = 15, y = 25, rule = B3/S23
2b2obo$3bob3o$bobo4bo$ob2ob2obo$o4bobo$b3obo$3bob2o3$10b3o2$8bo5bo$8bo
5bo$8bo5bo2$10b3o6$11b2o$10bo2bo$11b2o$11bo!


I suspect that the drifter catalyst and its variants also have odd transformations, since both objects are robust.
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby gmc_nxtman » August 19th, 2017, 1:28 pm

Haven't seen a component quite like this before:

x = 27, y = 18, rule = B3/S23
20bobo$20b2o$21bo7$15bo$15bobo$15b2o2$3o9bobo$b3o9b2o$13bo10b3o$24bo$
25bo!


EDIT: Better version:

x = 15, y = 11, rule = B3/S23
13bo$12bo$12b3o3$7bo$6bobo$6bobo2b2o$7bo2b2o$3o9bo$b3o!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Gamedziner » August 28th, 2017, 8:00 pm

p8 c/2 derived from blinker puffer 1:
2bo$o3bo$5bo$o4bo$b5o5$b2o2b2o$bob2ob2o$2b5o$3b3o$4bo$2bo3bo$7bo$2bo4bo$3b5o!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby mniemiec » August 29th, 2017, 12:35 am

Gamedziner wrote:p8 c/2 derived from blinker puffer 1: ...

This is known. It can be easily synthesized from 10 gliders:
x = 88, y = 26, rule = B3/S23
34bobo$35boo$35bo3$45bo$bo44boo$bbo42boo$3o$20boo18boo6bo$bbo17bobo17b
obo4bo$boo18bo19bo5b3o$bobo$$43boo$44boo7b3o22bo4b3o$31b3o9bo9bobbo20b
3o3bobbo$33bo19bo16b3o3boobo3bo$32bo20bo3bo12bobbobb3o4bo3bo$53bo16bo
6boo4bo$54bobo13bo3bo3bo5bobo$70bo$71bobo$77bo$78bo$77bo!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby gameoflifemaniac » August 29th, 2017, 4:23 pm

x = 17, y = 17, rule = B3/S23
8bo$7bobo$4bo2bobo2bo$3bobobobobobo$2bo2bobobobo2bo$3b2o2bobo2b2o$7bob
o$b6o3b6o$o15bo$b6o3b6o$7bobo$3b2o2bobo2b2o$2bo2bobobobo2bo$3bobobobob
obo$4bo2bobo2bo$7bobo$8bo!

x = 17, y = 17, rule = B3/S23
8bo$7bobo$4bo2bobo2bo$3bobobobobobo$2bo2bobobobo2bo$3b2o2bobo2b2o$7bob
o$b6o3b6o$o7bo7bo$b6o3b6o$7bobo$3b2o2bobo2b2o$2bo2bobobobo2bo$3bobobob
obobo$4bo2bobo2bo$7bobo$8bo!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby dvgrn » September 8th, 2017, 5:26 pm

While incompetently welding a tremi-Snark this evening...

x = 23, y = 31, rule = LifeHistory
$3.4B$4.4B$5.4B5.2A$6.4B4.2A$7.9B$8.6B$8.4BA3B$6.7BA2B$6.5B3A2B$6.11B
$4.2AB.10B$4.2AB3.B2A4B$9.2B2A5B$10.8B$10.6B$11.5B$5.2A5.3B$5.A.A3.5B
$7.A2.B2AB2A$7.2A2.2A.AB2.2A$10.B3.A.A2.A$5.10A.2A$5.A$6.12A$17.A$8.
7A$8.A5.A$11.A$10.A.A$11.A!

... I ended up with a p3 that I didn't really want.

Doesn't seem worth keeping it around until people are synthesizing all the 58-bit p3's, but it seemed mildly entertaining anyway.
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby A for awesome » September 8th, 2017, 5:29 pm

dvgrn wrote:
x = 23, y = 31, rule = LifeHistory
$3.4B$4.4B$5.4B5.2A$6.4B4.2A$7.9B$8.6B$8.4BA3B$6.7BA2B$6.5B3A2B$6.11B
$4.2AB.10B$4.2AB3.B2A4B$9.2B2A5B$10.8B$10.6B$11.5B$5.2A5.3B$5.A.A3.5B
$7.A2.B2AB2A$7.2A2.2A.AB2.2A$10.B3.A.A2.A$5.10A.2A$5.A$6.12A$17.A$8.
7A$8.A5.A$11.A$10.A.A$11.A!

Pointless reduction:
x = 17, y = 25, rule = LifeHistory
4B$.4B$2.4B5.2A$3.4B4.2A$4.9B$5.6B$5.4BA3B$3.7BA2B$3.5B3A2B$3.11B$.2A
B.10B$.2AB3.B2A4B$6.2B2A5B$7.8B$7.6B$8.5B$9.3B$8.5B$7.B2AB2A$4.2A2.2A
.AB2.2A$4.A2.B3.A.A2.A$5.7A.3A2$7.2A.4A$7.2A.A2.A!
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V ⃰_η=c²√(Λη)
K=(Λu²)/2
Pₐ=1−1/(∫^∞_t₀(p(t)ˡ⁽ᵗ⁾)dt)

$$x_1=\eta x$$
$$V^*_\eta=c^2\sqrt{\Lambda\eta}$$
$$K=\frac{\Lambda u^2}2$$
$$P_a=1-\frac1{\int^\infty_{t_0}p(t)^{l(t)}dt}$$

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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby gmc_nxtman » September 9th, 2017, 5:03 pm

Can someone salvage this? (Look at T≈20)

x = 16, y = 12, rule = B3/S23
bo$2bo$3o7$3b2o5b2o2b2o$4b2o3bobob2o$3bo7bo3bo!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby BlinkerSpawn » September 9th, 2017, 7:16 pm

gmc_nxtman wrote:Can someone salvage this? (Look at T≈20)

x = 16, y = 12, rule = B3/S23
bo$2bo$3o7$3b2o5b2o2b2o$4b2o3bobob2o$3bo7bo3bo!

The red pattern inserted at gen 16 would do it:
x = 17, y = 14, rule = LifeHistory
13.D$11.2D$.A14.D$2.A8.5D$3A7$3.2A5.2A2.2A$4.2A3.A.A.2A$3.A7.A3.A!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby AbhpzTa » September 10th, 2017, 11:34 am

gmc_nxtman wrote:Can someone salvage this? (Look at T≈20)

x = 16, y = 12, rule = B3/S23
bo$2bo$3o7$3b2o5b2o2b2o$4b2o3bobob2o$3bo7bo3bo!

x = 27, y = 19, rule = B3/S23
16bo$4bo9b2o$5bo9b2o$3b3o$22bo$20b2o$21b2o$bo$2bo$3o2$25b2o$24b2o$26bo
3$3b2o5b2o2b2o$4b2o3bobob2o$3bo7bo3bo!
Iteration of sigma(n)+tau(n)-n [sigma(n)+tau(n)-n : OEIS A163163] (e.g. 16,20,28,34,24,44,46,30,50,49,11,3,3, ...) :
965808 is period 336 (max = 207085118608).
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby gmc_nxtman » September 13th, 2017, 7:32 pm

Reduced an old synthesis from eleven (I think) down to eight gliders:

x = 34, y = 34, rule = B3/S23
10bo$bobo7bo19bobo$2b2o5b3o19b2o$2bo29bo3$32bo$30b2o$31b2o3$12bo$12bob
o$12b2o11$14b2o$14bobo$14bo12b2o$27bobo$27bo3$b2o$obo$2bo!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Extrementhusiast » November 29th, 2017, 5:22 pm

Glider + two-glider loaf/tub/block/blinker constellation lasts for over 10K gens:
x = 16, y = 13, rule = B3/S23
3bobo$3b2o$4bo9bo$13bobo$4b2o8bo$4b2o3$6bo$5bobo$4bo2bo$5b2o$3o!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Entity Valkyrie » December 1st, 2017, 5:02 am

A glider synthesis of Sawtooth 311

x = 193, y = 140, rule = B3/S23
40bo$41bo$39b3o$72bo$70b2o$71b2o19$32bobo$33b2o$33bo30bo$63bo$63b3o2$
75bo$74b2o$24bo49bobo$25b2o$24b2o$49bo$47b2o$48b2o2$2bo$obo$b2o7$34b2o
$35b2o$34bo3$67b2o$67bobo$53b2o12bo$53bobo$53bo6$27b2o93b2o$26bobo93bo
bo$28bo93bo2$53b3o$53bo74bobo$54bo73b2o$4bo124bo$4b2o172b2o$3bobo171b
2o$174b2o3bo$31b2o140bobo$30b2o98b2o43bo$32bo97bobo36bobo$130bo3bobo
10bo22b2o$135b2o11b2o20bo$135bo4bobo4b2o34bobo$115b2o21bobobobo6b2o20b
o9b2o$116b2o21b2ob2o6b2o22bo9bo$115bo36bo19b3o2$120bo23b2ob2o23b3o5bo$
120b2o21bobobobo24bo4bo$119bobo13b2ob2o5bobo25bo5b3o$134bobobobo$115bo
20bobo13b2o25b3o$116b2o12b2o19b2o22bo3bo$115b2o14b2o20bo22bo3bo$130bo
35bo4bo2b3o$164bobo2b2o$113b3o49b2o3b2o2b3o4bobo$115bo60bo4b2o$114bo
60bo6bo$179bo$126bo25bo18bo7b2o$125b2o23b2o19b2o5bobo$125bobo23b2o17bo
bo$146b2o$147b2o$121b2o23bo$120b2o$122bo2$156b2o$142bobo10bobo$134bobo
5b2o13bo$134b2o7bo$135bo$132bo6bo$132b2o4bo$131bobo4b3o2$138b3o43bo$
134bo3bo22bo20b2o$135bo3bo22b2o19b2o$133b3o25b2o13bobo$174bobobobo7bo$
133b3o5bo25bobo5b2ob2o6bobo$135bo4bo24bobobobo15b2o3bo$63b3o68bo5b3o
23b2ob2o19b2o$63bo127b2o$64bo75b3o19bo$130bo9bo22b2o6b2ob2o$130b2o9bo
20b2o6bobobobo$129bobo34b2o4bobo$144bo20b2o$143b2o22bo12b2o$143bobo33b
2o$181bo2$139bo$138bo$138b3o2$137bo$136b2o$136bobo!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Entity Valkyrie » December 1st, 2017, 6:19 am

This Simkin-Glider=Gun=like object actually produces two MWSS:

x = 53, y = 17, rule = B3/S23
44b2o5b2o$44b2o5b2o2$47b2o$47b2o$12bo$12b3o$12bobo$14bo4$4b2o$4b2o2$2o
5b2o$2o5b2o!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby mniemiec » December 1st, 2017, 8:01 am

Entity Valkyrie wrote:A glider synthesis of Sawtooth 311 ...

It's nice to have syntheses like this. Unfortunately, in this case, there are several pairs of gliders that would have had to pass through each other earlier (i.e. they would have already collided before this phase). To make sure this doesn't happen, it is usually a good idea to backtrack all the gilders a certain amount (e.g. far enough away that they are in four distinct clouds, one coming from each direction) and then run them to see if any unwanted interactions occur first.
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Rhombic » January 5th, 2018, 5:50 am

This component (the reverse component would have been more useful). Found accidentally though.
x = 12, y = 14, rule = B3/S23
11bo$9b3o$8bo$9bo$6b4o$6bo$2b2o3b3o$2b2o5bo$9bobo$2bo7b2o$bobo$bob2o$o
$2bo!
x = 13, y = 15, rule = B3/S23
7bo$7b3o$10bo$2b2ob3o2bo$o2bobo2bob2o$2o4b3o3bo$9bobo$3b2o3b2ob2o$3b2o
2$3bo$2bobo$2bob2o$bo$3bo!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby Extrementhusiast » January 6th, 2018, 6:56 pm

Switch engine turns two rows of beehives into two rows of table on tables:
x = 88, y = 96, rule = B3/S23
13b2o$12bo2bo$13b2o6$21b2o$8b3o9bo2bo$9bo2bo8b2o$13bo$10bobo4$29b2o$
28bo2bo$29b2o2$bo$obo$obo$bo$37b2o$36bo2bo$37b2o2$9bo$8bobo$8bobo$9bo$
45b2o$44bo2bo$45b2o2$17bo$16bobo$16bobo$17bo$53b2o$52bo2bo$53b2o2$25bo
$24bobo$24bobo$25bo$61b2o$60bo2bo$61b2o2$33bo$32bobo$32bobo$33bo$69b2o
$68bo2bo$69b2o2$41bo$40bobo$40bobo$41bo$77b2o$76bo2bo$77b2o2$49bo$48bo
bo$48bobo$49bo$85b2o$84bo2bo$85b2o2$57bo$56bobo$56bobo$57bo5$65bo$64bo
bo$64bobo$65bo5$73bo$72bobo$72bobo$73bo!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby KittyTac » January 7th, 2018, 12:25 pm

Extrementhusiast wrote:Switch engine turns two rows of beehives into two rows of table on tables:
x = 88, y = 96, rule = B3/S23
13b2o$12bo2bo$13b2o6$21b2o$8b3o9bo2bo$9bo2bo8b2o$13bo$10bobo4$29b2o$
28bo2bo$29b2o2$bo$obo$obo$bo$37b2o$36bo2bo$37b2o2$9bo$8bobo$8bobo$9bo$
45b2o$44bo2bo$45b2o2$17bo$16bobo$16bobo$17bo$53b2o$52bo2bo$53b2o2$25bo
$24bobo$24bobo$25bo$61b2o$60bo2bo$61b2o2$33bo$32bobo$32bobo$33bo$69b2o
$68bo2bo$69b2o2$41bo$40bobo$40bobo$41bo$77b2o$76bo2bo$77b2o2$49bo$48bo
bo$48bobo$49bo$85b2o$84bo2bo$85b2o2$57bo$56bobo$56bobo$57bo5$65bo$64bo
bo$64bobo$65bo5$73bo$72bobo$72bobo$73bo!


And then explodes. I wonder if there's a way to eat it at the end.
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby dvgrn » January 7th, 2018, 1:08 pm

KittyTac wrote:
Extrementhusiast wrote:Switch engine turns two rows of beehives into two rows of table on tables...

And then explodes. I wonder if there's a way to eat it at the end.

Yeah, switch engine/swimmer eaters definitely aren't a problem:

x = 96, y = 98, rule = B3/S23
13b2o$12bo2bo$13b2o6$8b3o10b2o$20bo2bo$8bo3bo8b2o$9b4o$12bo4$29b2o$28b
o2bo$29b2o2$bo$obo$obo$bo$37b2o$36bo2bo$37b2o2$9bo$8bobo$8bobo$9bo$45b
2o$44bo2bo$45b2o2$17bo$16bobo$16bobo$17bo$53b2o$52bo2bo$53b2o2$25bo$
24bobo$24bobo$25bo$61b2o$60bo2bo$61b2o2$33bo$32bobo$32bobo$33bo$69b2o$
68bo2bo$69b2o2$41bo$40bobo$40bobo$41bo$77b2o$76bo2bo$77b2o2$49bo$48bob
o$48bobo$49bo$85b2o$84bo2bo$85b2o2$57bo$56bobo$56bobo$57bo5$65bo$64bob
o$64bobo$65bo5$73bo$72bobo$72bobo17b2o$73bo18bo$93b3o$95bo!
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Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Postby kiho park » March 2nd, 2018, 12:59 am

I found this c/3 diagonal fuse while searching c/3 long barge crawler.
x = 10, y = 11, rule = B3/S23:T40,27
8b2o$7bo2$6bobo$5bo2bo$4bobo$3bobo$2bobo$bobo$obo$bo!
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