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July 18th, 2021, 4:44 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2124
Views: 865599

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...
July 16th, 2021, 3:08 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2124
Views: 865599

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...
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!``````
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...
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...
July 9th, 2021, 11:06 pm
Forum: Patterns
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...
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!``````
July 8th, 2021, 3:34 am
Forum: Patterns
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
July 5th, 2021, 11:14 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2124
Views: 865599

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...
July 2nd, 2021, 4:26 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2124
Views: 865599

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...
July 1st, 2021, 10:47 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2124
Views: 865599

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 ...
June 30th, 2021, 6:34 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2124
Views: 865599

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...
June 29th, 2021, 8:01 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 2124
Views: 865599

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...
June 29th, 2021, 7:14 pm
Forum: Patterns
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!``````
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...
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! ...
June 24th, 2021, 12:05 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 3413
Views: 1390020

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...
June 22nd, 2021, 3:07 pm
Forum: Patterns
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...
June 22nd, 2021, 9:34 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Replies: 148
Views: 85843

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...
June 19th, 2021, 1:12 am
Forum: The Sandbox