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by Kazyan
September 12th, 2020, 1:38 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: H-to-G and H-to-Gn converter collection
Replies: 108
Views: 128247

Re: H-to-G and H-to-Gn converter collection

Known lane, different timing: x = 43, y = 55, rule = LifeHistory 3B8.4B$4B8.4B$.4B8.4B$2.4B8.4B$3.4B8.4B$4.4B8.4B$5.4B8.4B18.A$6.4B8. 4B16.A.A$7.4B8.4B15.A.A$8.4B8.4B13.2A.2A$9.5B7.4B13.B$10.5B6.4B12.2AB 2A$10.7B4.5B11.2A.A$10.8B2.9B9.B3.A$10.8B2.9B5.A4B2.2A$10.19B4.ABA3B$ 12.17B2.BA2BA2B2A$11.19B.2...
by Kazyan
September 6th, 2020, 8:54 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries
Replies: 2508
Views: 1057201

Re: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries

Fancy glider eater involving a transparent pond:

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x = 16, y = 21, rule = B3/S23
14b2o$13bobo$13bo$12b2o$11bo$7b2o2b3o$7b2o5bo$13b2o3$bo5b2o$2bo3bo2bo$
3o3bo2bo$7b2o4$3bobobo$b3ob2obo$o7bo$2o6b2o!
by Kazyan
September 5th, 2020, 11:39 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Thread for your unsure discoveries
Replies: 2000
Views: 976971

Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

This reaction seems familiar, but I don't know where it's recorded, if it's known:

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x = 28, y = 21, rule = LifeHistory
A.A$.2A$.A6$27.D$25.3D$4.2A2.2C15.D.D$4.2A2.2C15.D6$5.2C$5.C$6.3C$8.C
!
by Kazyan
September 1st, 2020, 6:14 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries
Replies: 2508
Views: 1057201

Re: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries

Catalyzing a block-deleting reaction into something like a 180 degree OTT: x = 16, y = 22, rule = B3/S23 obo$b2o$bo$15bo$13b3o$12bo$12b2o4$o$3o$3bo6b2o$2bo7b2o$bo4b2o$b2o2bobo $5b2o2$8b2o$8bo$9b3o$11bo! Slightly interesting because there's room for the consumed block to be replaced, but not really.
by Kazyan
September 1st, 2020, 1:33 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: One Glider Seeds
Replies: 85
Views: 5086

Re: One Glider Seeds

4 synchronized gliders wired up into a functioning seed: x = 71, y = 86, rule = B3/S23 14bo$13bobo$13bo2bo$14b2o$9b2o$8bobo$9bo3$57b2o$56bobo$56b2o3$52b2o$7b 2o42bobo$b2o3bobo4b2o36b2o$obo3b2o5b2o2b2o19b2o3b2o$bo15b2o19bobo2b2o$ 39b2o2$32b2o10bo$33bo8b3o$31bo9bo$31b2o8b2o2$69bo$50b2o16bobo$46b2o2b 2...
by Kazyan
August 30th, 2020, 12:33 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
Replies: 486
Views: 368490

Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

Nice synthesis! Well, that's probably the understatement of the millennium. All I can really say about that synthesis is: "How? How did you find that?" This was actually partially explained on the Discord--it's another application of a the relatively new technique of "smash it into pieces with LLS"...
by Kazyan
August 29th, 2020, 3:01 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
Replies: 486
Views: 368490

Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

Astounding work, and in such a simple base! Here's a simplification to the final step, based on flipping the hooks of a pair of eaters instead of releasing the snakes from ready-made bookends: x = 79, y = 74, rule = B3/S23 19bobo7bo$20b2o5bobo27bo$20bo7b2o26bo$56b3o3$49bo$28bo18b2o$29bo18b2o$ 27b3o4...
by Kazyan
August 26th, 2020, 9:19 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits
Replies: 263
Views: 242363

Re: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits

New Pi-to-G, shown with the one conduit it connects to: x = 104, y = 109, rule = B3/S23 62b2o$62b2o2$60b4o$47b2o3b2o6bo2bo$48bo4bo$48bob3o$45b2obobo10b2o$45bo 2bo11bo2bo$47b2o12bobo$62bo6$56b3o$56bobo9b2o$44b2o10bobo7bo2bo$45bo 20b3o$42b3o$42bo23b2obob2o$67bob2obo$67bo$66b2o38$26b2o54b2o$26b2o54b 2o...
by Kazyan
August 25th, 2020, 1:52 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Synthesis components
Replies: 50
Views: 12576

Re: Synthesis components

Boat to awkwardly-at-carrier: x = 32, y = 26, rule = B3/S23 6bobo$7b2o$bo5bo$2bo14b2o$3o14bobobo$19b2obo$18bo3bo$18b4o2$18b2o$18bo bo$19bo2$7bo$7b2o$6bobo2$30b2o$21b3o5b2o$21bo9bo$17b3o2bo$19bo$18bo$ 22bo$21b2o$21bobo! EDIT: A solution to a complicated "knucklebone" motif that works for six xs20s: x...
by Kazyan
August 18th, 2020, 2:49 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: One Glider Seeds
Replies: 85
Views: 5086

Re: One Glider Seeds

The 1G seed: x = 70, y = 96, rule = B3/S23 43bo6b2o$42bobo4bo2bo$42b2o6bobo$51bo8$43b2o$43b2o3$59b2o5b2o$58bo2bo 3bobo$59bobo3bo$26bo16b2o3b2o10bo3b2o$24b3o15bo2bo2bobo$23bo6b2o10bobo 4b2o$23b2o5bo12bo$28bobo$28b2o$47b2o7bo$47bobo4b3o$48bo4bo$53b2o3$38bo $13b2o22bobo$12bo2bo22b2o$12bo2bo6b2o$13b2o7b...
by Kazyan
August 16th, 2020, 5:10 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: One Glider Seeds
Replies: 85
Views: 5086

Re: One Glider Seeds

Here's a 14G crab synthesis: x = 71, y = 34, rule = B3/S23 68bo$68bobo$68b2o2$4bo4bo$5b2o2bobo$4b2o3b2o2$59bobo$51bo7b2o$50bo9bo$ 50b3o3bo$6b2o48bo$7b2o37bobo7bo$bo4bo40b2o$2bo44bo16bo$3o56b2o3bobo$ 53b2o3bo2bo2b2o$3bo37bo11bo5b2o$3b2o36b2o11b3o$2bobo35bobo13bo5bo$61bo $61b3o3$59bo$58b2o$58bobo4$52b...
by Kazyan
August 15th, 2020, 7:55 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Synthesis components
Replies: 50
Views: 12576

Re: Synthesis components

A way to add an eater motif to a snake-end when it's partially blocked: x = 25, y = 29, rule = B3/S23 7bobo$8b2o$8bo3$11bobo$12b2o$12bo6bo$19bobo$19b2o4$2bo$obo19bo$b2o18bo bo$12bo8bo2bo$10bobo5b2obob2o$11b2o6bobo$19bobo$20bo4$5b2o$4bobo$6bo3b 3o$12bo$11bo! The boilerplate method is to add a beehive...
by Kazyan
August 8th, 2020, 9:30 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: 20-bit still life syntheses
Replies: 30
Views: 2755

Re: 20-bit still life syntheses

Based on the one-generation predecessor of the first FSM-resistant still life:

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x = 39, y = 32, rule = B3/S23
35bo$35bobo$35b2o8$bo5bo10b2o$2bo2bobo9bo2bo$3o3b2o9b2obo$20b2o$7bo12b
o2b2o$7b2o12b2obo$6bobo9$9b2o$10b2o24b2o$9bo26bobo$36bo$31b2o$31bobo$
31bo!
by Kazyan
August 8th, 2020, 12:26 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: 20-bit still life syntheses
Replies: 30
Views: 2755

Re: 20-bit still life syntheses

Tail to at-claw, or something. Applies to some related still lifes. I forgot to drink a mug of Brain Juice this morning; there's probably a version at 1/3 the cost. x = 63, y = 61, rule = B3/S23 bo$2bo$3o5$44bobo$44b2o5bobo$45bo5b2o$52bo4$60bobo$60b2o$61bo2$51bobo$ 51b2o$52bo2$18bobo$19b2o$19bo22bob...
by Kazyan
August 6th, 2020, 12:17 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Pure nonfillers
Replies: 9
Views: 860

Re: Pure nonfillers

Idea for a different mechanism: x = 43, y = 56, rule = B3/S23 35bobo$35bo2bo$12bo25b2o$9b4o27bo$9b2o18b2o7b4o$7bo19bo4bo4bo4bo$7b4o 15bo6bo5bo2bo$6bo19bo6bo5bo2bo$5b3o2bo4b2o4b2o3b3o2bobo7bo$6b3o5b2o6b 2o3b2o6bob4o$7bo6bobo3bobo9bo2bo3bo$8b3obobobo3bobo15bo$8bo2b2o21b5o$ 9b2o3bo11b6o$10b4o4b4o3bo5bo...
by Kazyan
August 3rd, 2020, 6:58 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
Replies: 486
Views: 368490

Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

The insertion and a 1G reduction to the honey farm-based spark: x = 39, y = 45, rule = B3/S23 13bo11bo$14bo10bobo$12b3o10b2o3$9bo$7bobo$8b2o$18b2ob2o$17bobobo$18bo 2bo$21b2o13bo$16b5o15bobo$15bo5b2o13b2o$6bo2bobo4b5o2bo$bo2bobo3b2o6bo 2bobo4bo$b2o2b2o3bo10b2o5bobo$obo15bo9b2o$18bo13b3o$18bo13bo$33bo...
by Kazyan
August 3rd, 2020, 10:15 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: One Glider Seeds
Replies: 85
Views: 5086

Re: One Glider Seeds

Here's a smaller starting point if someone wants one, reducing the diameter by about a factor of four: x = 249, y = 227, rule = LifeHistory 2.A$.A.A$A.A$2A4$2.2A$.A2.A$.A2.A$2.2A4$80.A$79.A.A$80.2A29$80.2A$79. A.A4.2A55.2A$78.A.A4.A2.A54.A$79.A5.A2.A52.A.A$86.2A53.2A$109.A61.A$ 108.A.A35.A23.A.A$10...
by Kazyan
August 2nd, 2020, 6:54 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: One Glider Seeds
Replies: 85
Views: 5086

Re: One Glider Seeds

Unoptimized one-glider seed for a wickstretcher: x = 1018, y = 1026, rule = B3/S23 111bo$110bobo$109bobo$109b2o4$111b2o$110bo2bo$110bo2bo$111b2o73$258bo$ 257bobo$258b2o87$316b2o$315bobo4b2o$314bobo4bo2bo$315bo5bo2bo$322b2o 25$345b2o$345b2o3$343bo$342bobo$343bobo481bo$344b2o480bobo$827bobo$ 828b2o4$8...
by Kazyan
July 31st, 2020, 10:33 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: One Glider Seeds
Replies: 85
Views: 5086

Re: One Glider Seeds

More of the theme of de-synchronizing some gliders, here's one less synchronization at the cost of some more bait and cleanup: x = 94, y = 77, rule = B3/S23 87bo$87bobo$87b2o9$46bo$46bobo$46b2o4$11bo$9bobo$10b2o5$57bo$57bobo$ 57b2o8$69bo$68bobo$67bo2bo$67bobo$68bo$29bo$4bo23bobo$5b2o21bo2bo$4b2o 17b...
by Kazyan
July 31st, 2020, 2:21 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Demonoid (diagonal Geminoid) completed!
Replies: 269
Views: 247077

Re: Demonoid (diagonal Geminoid) completed!

Here's a 21-glider (EDIT: 22) version of the wickstretcher, done via a method to add the wick to a crab that already exists. 20G (EDIT: 21) is very likely by finding a 1G cleanup: x = 219, y = 89, rule = B3/S23 192bo$192bobo$192b2o9$151bo$151bobo$151b2o4$116bo$114bobo$115b2o5$162b o$162bobo$162b2o6$...
by Kazyan
July 29th, 2020, 8:53 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Demonoid (diagonal Geminoid) completed!
Replies: 269
Views: 247077

Re: Demonoid (diagonal Geminoid) completed!

Congratulations! This is such an interesting place for a c/5 diagonal ship. A demonoid could probably become asymptotic to the the diagonal speed limit of c/4 as well. We could use the crab wickstretcher ( synthesis from 2017 here ), a clean ignition of the fuse, and a clean destruction like so: x =...
by Kazyan
July 28th, 2020, 7:07 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Synthesising Oscillators
Replies: 1063
Views: 812992

Re: Synthesising Oscillators

Further reduction to 9:

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x = 39, y = 26, rule = B3/S23
37bo$36bo$36b3o$bo$2bo$3o2$24bo$23bo$7bobo4bo8b3o$8b2o2bobo$8bo4b2o2$
7b2o$6bobo$8bo4$27b3o$9b2o16bo$10b2o16bo$9bo$21b3o$23bo$22bo!
by Kazyan
July 26th, 2020, 9:36 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Synthesis components
Replies: 50
Views: 12576

Re: Synthesis components

A way to make the claws of awkward cis-shillelaghs: x = 44, y = 43, rule = B3/S23 38bo$38bobo$33bobo2b2o$33b2o$34bo$17b2o2bobo$17bo2bob2o$19b2o$22b2o$ 23bo$22bo$23b3o$18b2o5bo$17b2o$14b2o3bo$13bobo$15bo4$15b3o14b2o$17bo 14bobo$16bo15bo3$33b2o$9b3o20b2o$11bo22bo$10bo28b2o$39bobo$32b2o5bo$ 31b2o$33bo$...
by Kazyan
July 23rd, 2020, 11:18 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits
Replies: 263
Views: 242363

Re: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits

An old catalyst hit a new(?) vein in the Herschel mines. Usable/salvageable stuff in the top row, interesting sideshow search spaces in the bottom row: x = 268, y = 118, rule = B3/S23 175b2o$175bobo2b2o$172bo4bo3bo$172b5ob3o$176bobo73b2o$172b3obobo74bo$ 171bo2bob2o75bobo$171b2o81b2o2$69bo113bo64b2o$...
by Kazyan
July 23rd, 2020, 10:14 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries
Replies: 2508
Views: 1057201

Re: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries

This would have been a nice B-heptomino hassler, but it works out such that this would be p58, so there's no room for the p29 sparkers required: x = 25, y = 30, rule = LifeHistory 11.D.3D$11.D.D$11.D.3D$.2C3.2C3.D.D.D$.C4.C4.D.3D$3.C3.C$2.2C2.2C$C2. C.C2.4B.D4.3D.3D$2C3.C7BD6.D.D$4.C.6B6.3D.3D$4.2C6...