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by A for awesome
July 18th, 2021, 4:44 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 2124
Views: 865599

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

A whole bunch of partials... p40 x = 46, y = 22, rule = B3/S23 3b2o$3b2o2$21bo$2b2o$2o14b2o3b3o5b2o$o5bo6b2o6bobo5b2o$6b2o4b2obo5b3o$ o2bob3o4b3obo2bo$4bob2o4b2o14b2o$5b2o6bo5bo6b2o14b2o$2b2o14b2o6bo5bo6b 2o$16b2o14b2o4b2obo$26bo2bob3o4b3obo2bo$22b3o5bob2o4b2o$15b2o5bobo6b2o 6bo5bo$15b2o5b3o3b2o14b...
by A for awesome
July 16th, 2021, 3:08 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 2124
Views: 865599

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

Scorbie's "thinner pipsquirter 2" helps here Weld/stator reduction: x = 76, y = 56, rule = B3/S23 23b2o26b2o$25bo5bo12bo5bo$24bo2b2o3bo10bo3b2o2bo$23bo3bo4bo10bo4bo3bo $22bo2bo3bobo12bobo3bo2bo$23b4o22b4o2$23b4o22b4o$22bo2bo3bobo12bobo3b o2bo$23bo3bo4bo10bo4bo3bo$24bo2b2o3bo10bo3b2o2bo$25bo5bo12bo5...
by A for awesome
July 16th, 2021, 9:37 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Smallest Known Oscillators to p106 (and Beyond)
Replies: 43
Views: 1829

Re: Smallest Known Oscillators to p106 (and Beyond)

Smaller p240 (33 cells):

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x = 16, y = 11, rule = B3/S23
14bo$14bo$5b3o5bobo$14bo$2ob2o9bo$2obobo8bo$6bo7bo$bo4bo6bobo$bo4bo7b
o$2bo2b2o7bo$5b2o!
by A for awesome
July 13th, 2021, 8:47 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: B2ci3aik4c5ry6a7e/S1e2aei3-cnry4eiyz5aeir6ei8
Replies: 25
Views: 1079

Re: B2ci3aik4c5ry6a7e/S1e2aei3-cnry4eiyz5aeir6ei8

[21 edits worth of stuff] I'm afraid I haven't been paying too much attention to this rule before now, but seeing everything here gathered in one place, there are a lot of really impressive oscillators here! I guess I don't have too much to say besides that — I mostly just always hate to see an unr...
by A for awesome
July 11th, 2021, 2:51 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: B38/S23
Replies: 75
Views: 33077

Re: B38/S23

EDIT: Just need cleanup rle EDIT2: that block is remarkably difficult to get rid of. At least I tried to do it with spartan catalysts... Spartan cleanup, same repeat time, bonus glider: x = 74, y = 84, rule = B38/S23History 71.C$71.C.C$71.2C6$16.B$15.3D$15.BDB$14.2B3D$14.5B$14.6B$14.6B$14.5B$ 13.6B...
by A for awesome
July 9th, 2021, 11:06 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Catalyst Discussion Thread
Replies: 206
Views: 79676

Re: Results of catalyst tests

Here is my modified version for the block: rle I just noticed a slight error here, the green arrow in this attempted catalysis: x = 42, y = 11, rule = EV2QuadColor 25.J$25.2J$21.7J$4.D.D2.2E10.8J7.2E$4.D2.D.2E2.2E6.7J8.FE2.2E$D.D.D.D 6.2E10.2J10.A2.2E$D24.J$33.A$8.E26.EA$7.E.E24.E.E$7.2E25.2E! shou...
by A for awesome
July 9th, 2021, 8:53 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Just Friends (B2-a/S12)
Replies: 37
Views: 14828

Re: Just Friends (B2-a/S12)

Hdjensofjfnen wrote:
July 9th, 2021, 8:18 pm
Is the catalyst on the right the first explicit eater in the rule? For what it's worth, it can be reduced:

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x = 11, y = 8, rule = B2-a/S12
2bo$obo4bo$5b2ob3o2$7b3o$5b2o$8bo$8bo!
Definitely not:

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x = 4, y = 6, rule = B2-a/S12
2bo$obo3$3bo$3bo!
by A for awesome
July 8th, 2021, 3:34 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Catalyst Discussion Thread
Replies: 206
Views: 79676

Re: Results of catalyst tests

New eater 2 variant, only mildly useful (adapted from an osc partial by wwei): x = 76, y = 16, rule = B3/S23 4b2o15b2o15b2o13b2o14b2o$5bo16bo16bo14bo15bo$4bo16bo16bo14bo15bo$4b2o 15b2o15b2o13b2o14b2o$7b2o15b2o15b2o13b2o14b2o$4b3obo12b3obo12b3obo10b 3obo11b3obo$3bo16bo16bo14bo15bo$2bobob2o11bobob2o11...
by A for awesome
July 7th, 2021, 6:25 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Catalyses (Game)
Replies: 48
Views: 1764

Re: Catalyses (Game)

Eater: x = 14, y = 15, rule = B3/S23 13bo$11b3o$3b2o5bo$b3obo4b2o$o4bo$b3obob2o$3bobo2bo$6b2o2$5bo$4bobo2$ 4bo2bo$6b2o$7bo! Next region: x = 10, y = 2, rule = B3/S23 bob2obob2o$2obob2obo! Eater: rle Impressive! My solution used this custom catalyst: x = 14, y = 14, rule = B3/S23 9bo2bo$7b2o2bobo$6bo...
by A for awesome
July 6th, 2021, 11:00 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Catalyses (Game)
Replies: 48
Views: 1764

Re: Catalyses (Game)

Are butterflies valid signals? x = 17, y = 17, rule = B3/S23 2o$bo$bobo$2b2o2b2o$6b2o2$6bo2bo$4b2o2bobo$3bo5bo$4bo7b2o$5bo4bob2o$6b o2bo$7bobo$8bo4b2o$13bo$14b3o$16bo! If you know of multiple ways to make an accessible-on-both-sides X-to-butterfly-to-Y connection (for "standard" signals X and Y), I...
by A for awesome
July 6th, 2021, 8:36 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Catalyses (Game)
Replies: 48
Views: 1764

Re: Catalyses (Game)

Next: x = 8, y = 4, rule = B3/S23 b3o2b2o$o4b2o$3obo$b2obo! R: x = 11, y = 5, rule = B3/S23 9b2o$b3o2b2ob2o$o4b2o$3obo$b2obo! Next: x = 8, y = 8, rule = B3/S23 3bo2bo$b2o2bobo$o5bo$bo$2bo4bo$3bo2bo$4bobo$5bo! ========== Almost... An R49 catalyst works... My solution... That's a very nice transparen...
by A for awesome
July 6th, 2021, 12:29 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Catalyses (Game)
Replies: 48
Views: 1764

Re: Catalyses (Game)

Are these your two? x = 30, y = 17, rule = B3/S23 25b2o$2o14b2o7bo$bo6b2o7bo8bo$bobo4b2o7bobo5b2o$2b2o14b2o2$8b2o14b2o$ 7bo2bo12bo2bo$6bobo2bo10bobo2bo$2b2o2bob2obo6b2o2bob2obo$2b2o3bo2bo7b 2o3bo2bo$8b2o14b2o2$10b2o14b2o$10bo15bo$11b3o13b3o$13bo15bo! No, I think I discounted that block placement fo...
by A for awesome
July 6th, 2021, 2:24 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Catalyses (Game)
Replies: 48
Views: 1764

Re: Catalyses (Game)

Boring eater: x = 12, y = 22, rule = B3/S23 2o$bo$bobo$2b2o2$7bo$7b2o$5bo3bo$8b2o3$8b3o$9bo$10bo$6b2o$5bobo$5b2o2$ 8b2o$8bo$9b3o$11bo! Next region: x = 6, y = 6, rule = B3/S23 2b2o$bo2bo$obo2bo$ob2obo$bo2bo$2b2o! I can find two solutions, and I'm curious to see if they're the only ones that use "sta...
by A for awesome
July 5th, 2021, 11:14 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 2124
Views: 865599

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

P220 pi loop, combining the pi orbital turn with a new turn component: x = 70, y = 56, rule = B3/S23 25b2o$25bo$7b3o13bobo11b2o$6bo3bo8bo3b2o12bo$5bo4bo6b2obo14bobo$6bob2o 6bo4bo11b3ob2o$2b2o3bo8bo3bo11bo5bo7bo$bobo13b3o12b2o4bobo14b2o$bo37b 2o12b2o2bo$2o41b3o7b2ob2o$43b2ob2o7b3o$43bo2b2o12b2o$44b2o...
by A for awesome
July 2nd, 2021, 4:26 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 2124
Views: 865599

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

More partials, which all rotate 90° halfway through or flip diagonally... p196. All that's needed is a suitable p14 (like a tetradecathlon) or p28 (like a pre-pulsar shuttle). rle A block catalyst actually works here: x = 34, y = 34, rule = B3/S23 29bo$28bobo$19b2o7bobo$19b2o6b2ob3o$33bo$27b2ob3o$2...
by A for awesome
July 1st, 2021, 10:47 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 2124
Views: 865599

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

Here's something more speculative. This partial p21 TL hassler just needs a single p7 sparker to provide both of the sparks indicated... This P21 works: rle Nice! Sometimes we forget the simple stuff when we use our fancy catalysts. That's a nice oscillator, but what I was looking for mainly was a ...
by A for awesome
June 30th, 2021, 6:34 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 2124
Views: 865599

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

Here's something more speculative. This partial p21 TL hassler just needs a single p7 sparker to provide both of the sparks indicated: x = 24, y = 19, rule = LifeHistory 11.2A$11.A$4.2A6.A$3.A2.A2.4A$3.3A2.A4.2A$6.3A.2A.B.A.2A$.4AB3.A.ABA. A.2A$.A2.A.3A3.4A$2.A3BA5.3B.3A$.2ABAB9.BA2.A$.BAB2A2BA4B2.B...
by A for awesome
June 29th, 2021, 8:01 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 2124
Views: 865599

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

P144 glider shuttle: x = 44, y = 44, rule = B3/S23 17b2o6b2o$12b2obo2bo6bo2bob2o$12bob3o10b3obo$9b2obo18bob2o$10bob2ob2o 10b2ob2obo$9bo6bo10bo6bo$10b2ob2o14b2ob2o$11bobo16bobo$11bobo16bobo$3b obo6bo18bo6bobo$3b2obo30bob2o$6b3o26b3o$b4o4bo24bo4b4o$bo2bob3o26b3ob o2bo$2bo3bo5b2o16b2o5bo3bo$b2obo6bobo1...
by A for awesome
June 29th, 2021, 7:14 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Catalyst Discussion Thread
Replies: 206
Views: 79676

Re: Results of catalyst tests

Alternate ship+eater-type catalyst that's sadly pretty much useless:

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x = 11, y = 14, rule = B3/S23
8b2o$3b2obo2bo$3bob3o$2obo$bob2ob2o$o6bo$b2ob2o$2bobo4b2o$2bobo3bobo$
3bo4b2o2$7bo$6bobo$5bo!
by A for awesome
June 24th, 2021, 4:01 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Posts that are related to ConwayLife or other cellular autonoma but otherwise random
Replies: 30
Views: 1682

Re: Posts that are related to ConwayLife or other cellular autonoma but otherwise random

I tried to advance it manually. (Would that have counted?) rle Yeah I think so... I think more my intention was for people to try to advance it mentally but that would also be fine I guess. (It's a very casual challenge so I don't think there's really any point in deciding precisely what "counts" o...
by A for awesome
June 24th, 2021, 2:51 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Posts that are related to ConwayLife or other cellular autonoma but otherwise random
Replies: 30
Views: 1682

Re: Posts that are related to ConwayLife or other cellular autonoma but otherwise random

Here's a random difficult challenge: without running this pattern (or doing something like using the identify feature in LV), say what object it's a 6-generation predecessor for... x = 16, y = 13, rule = B3/S23 2bo$bobo$o2b2o4b3o$o4b4o2bo$ob2o2bo5b2o$2o2b2o4b4obo$8bo$9b3o$10bo2bo $12b2o2$12bo$13bo! ...
by A for awesome
June 24th, 2021, 12:05 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries
Replies: 3413
Views: 1390020

Re: Thread For Your Useless Discoveries

Edge-repair spaceship 2 and the failed p2 bumper perform the exact same interaction: x = 49, y = 64, rule = B3/S23 4bo$2bobo$3bobo$3bo4bo$8bo$4bo3b2o29bo$4bo34bo$obo2bo33b2o$o34bo$o2b2o 23bo6bo$27b3o4bobo$b3o23b3o$33bo$29b5o$28b2o3bo$27b3o3bo$27bo2b4o$30b o2bo$27bo2b2o$26bo2b3o$26bo3bo$26bo2b2o$28bo...
by A for awesome
June 22nd, 2021, 3:07 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Catalyst Discussion Thread
Replies: 206
Views: 79676

Re: Results of catalyst tests

One of these generates a higher-clearance version of a known catalyst. x = 31, y = 10, rule = B3/S23 2bo19bo$3bo2b2o15bo2b2o$4o3bo12b4o3bo$7bob2o16bob2o$4b2obobobo12b2obob 2o$3bo2bobo2bo11bo2bo$3b2obobobo11bob2o$4bobo2bo12bo$4bobo14b2o$5bo! Better still: x = 11, y = 10, rule = B3/S23 2bo$3bo2b2o$4o...
by A for awesome
June 22nd, 2021, 9:34 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: How Your Username Evolves
Replies: 148
Views: 85843

Re: How Your Username Evolves

ColorfulGabrielsp138 wrote:
June 22nd, 2021, 2:21 am
bubblegum wrote:
June 22nd, 2021, 12:42 am
What, is it illegal under the Eighty-seventh Amendment to the Constitution of the United States or something?
What did that Amendment say?
It's not real, there are only 27 amendments to the US constitution. I think they were making a joke, but I also don't get the joke, so idk...
by A for awesome
June 19th, 2021, 1:12 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries
Replies: 5
Views: 263

Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

What is this? my habit of going to forum posts referenced in LifeWiki articles (in this case, the three-glider switch engine synthesis), reading through the entire page, and somehow figuring that it's okay to reply as long as the topic is still active; my annoyance over what I perceive as inefficie...