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- May 26th, 2020, 2:12 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Thread for your unsure discoveries
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### Re: Thread for your unsure discoveries

Stable glider-to-LWSS converter... Wow! that's a new smallest G-to-LWSS [with syringe repeat time]! Using the same reaction as nokangaroo, here's a slightly smaller G-to-LWSS also with syringe repeat time: x = 79, y = 118, rule = LifeHistory 31.2BD2B22.2A$31.B3DB21.A.A$31.BDB2D15.2A4.A$31.2B3D13.A2...

- May 25th, 2020, 6:19 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Highway robber challenge
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### Re: Highway robber challenge

3 more ticks off: x = 228, y = 265, rule = LifeHistory C.C$.2C$.C192$145.2A$144.B2AB11.2A.A.2A$145.3B4.A.2A.A2.A.2A2.A$144.B .B5.2A.A.2A.A4.A.A$144.5B8.B2.5A.A$144.6B6.2ABA4.A$144.8B4.2A.A.AB2.A 15.2A$145.13B2.A.A2B.A15.A$143.13B5.A2B.2A15.A.2A$142.15B3.3B16.BA.A. A$142.15B3.2B14.2A.B2A2.A$141.17B.4...

- May 22nd, 2020, 6:32 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Construction practice
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### Re: Construction practice

I checked this for 2,147,483,648 generations, and it didn't fail. Period-2760 58P5H1V1 gun (first gun to shoot a c5d spaceship) fits within 5000x5000: Nice construction! It's cool to see the synthesis "come to life". I noticed that you used some large multi-component inserters that stick out to the...

- May 6th, 2020, 7:55 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Synthesising Oscillators
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### Re: Synthesising Oscillators

4xN block arrays can now be synthesised: x = 1290, y = 91, rule = B3/S23 763bo$764bo$762b3o2$909bo$907bobo25bo$908b2o25bobo$935b2o$762bo167bo$ 763bo166bobo$761b3o166b2o2$1278bo$1276b2o$1277b2o2$770bobo$771b2o$771b o488bo25bo$843bo238bo178bo16bobo3b2o$844bo235b2o177b3o16b2o5b2o$769bo 72b3o236b2o196bo...

- April 23rd, 2020, 10:03 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Spaceship Discussion Thread
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### Re: Spaceship Discussion Thread

A pushalong for 77P6H1V1, found by slightly modifying a partial from an ongoing LSSS search:... It's quite sparky, although I'm having trouble finding useful glider collisions with it that could assist in making a puffer. Finding useful collisions does seem quite hard. Here's a possible start (a st...

- April 15th, 2020, 6:12 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Stable signal converters
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### Re: Stable signal converters

Here's a smaller and faster 2c/3 signal-to-glider converter (repeat time 1109) using an alternate end to the 2c/3 wire. x = 158, y = 201, rule = LifeHistory 130.2A$130.2A2$128.4A$127.A4.A$127.4A.A$124.A7.2A$124.4A2BA.A$128.A.A .A$122.4A2BA.A.2A$121.A4.A.A.A$121.3A2BA.A.A$118.A5.A.A.2A$118.4A2BA. A$1...

- April 11th, 2020, 7:15 am
- Forum: General Discussion
- Topic: Golly suggestions
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### Re: Golly suggestions

I made a pattern that contains the continous syntheses of the cheapest spaceships of every currently synthesisable velocity. The constituent syntheses are up to date as of today. I think this pattern would make a good addition to the pattern collection as it shows the great synthesis delevopments th...

- April 10th, 2020, 1:39 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
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### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

Most of a synthesis for 31P8H4V0. A group of missing steps which I wasn't able to figure out are marked with a question mark: I reduced the number of missing steps: x = 1529, y = 71, rule = B3/S23 768bo$767bo$767b3o3$883bo$883bobo$883b2o203bobo$259bo602bo225b2o397bo$ 260b2o598bobo226bo109bo278bo9b2...

- April 9th, 2020, 9:13 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
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### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

Most of a synthesis for 31P8H4V0. A group of missing steps which I wasn't able to figure out are marked with a question mark: x = 819, y = 63, rule = B3/S23 259bo517bo$260b2o506bo9b2o22bobo$259b2o508bo7b2o23b2o$767b3o33bo11bo$ 396bo417bo$394bobo411bo5b3o$395b2o411bobo$503bo304b2o$501bo3bo262bo$ 409b...

- April 6th, 2020, 2:08 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
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### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

For the sake of completeness, would it be possible to adress the missing small c/2 ships with less than 35 bits to catagolue? If I recall correctly, this should be these six:... Here's one of the harder ones in 34G: x = 183, y = 41, rule = B3/S23 162bobo$113bo49b2o$111bobo49bo10bobo$112b2o3bo36bo12...

- April 5th, 2020, 6:46 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
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### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

Congrats! Can anyone make a 3-sided synthesis? Yep, here's a 170 glider "gun-compatible" synthesis (repeat time is 1734) based off the current 138 glider synthesis: x = 1736, y = 1736, rule = B3/S23 12bobo$13b2o$13bo3bobo$18b2o$18bo6bo$26bo$24b3o2$14bobo$15b2o$15bo$ 1691bobo$1691b2o$19bo1672bo$20bo...

- April 4th, 2020, 7:05 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
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### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

Great! it might be possible to skip steps with something like this (red cells missing), and then slot in your start for the rest of the synthesis:... I found the following reasonably cheap method: x = 34, y = 35, rule = B3/S23 24bo$17bo6bobo$17bobo4b2o$10bobo4b2o$11b2o$11bo$bo15bobo$2bo14b2o$3o 15b...

- April 2nd, 2020, 11:40 pm
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
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### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

Now to put the constellation together. With lots of help from Kazyan, Blinkerspawn, and calcyman on the Discord, I put together this 220-glider synthesis: x = 3545, y = 72, rule = B3/S23 3513bo$3512bo$3512b3o3$3510bo$1990bo1032bo486bobo5bo$1988bobo13bo1006b o9b2o487b2o5bo$1989b2o12bo1005b2o11b2o466...

- March 29th, 2020, 2:01 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
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### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

The current (354 glider) synthesis has a repeat time of 2608 ticks if someone feels up to the task of making a gun: x = 2704, y = 1391, rule = B3/S23 662bo1378bo$649bo13b2o12bo1361b2o13bo$650bo11b2o14bo1361b2o11bo$648b3o 25b3o1374b3o3$2020bo$2019bo$2019b3o2$696bo$697b2o$696b2o1318bo$2015bo$ 2015b3o$...

- March 26th, 2020, 12:45 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
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### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

But why not add the whole spaceship all at once? Very nice! I fixed a few errors and made a continous synthesis which verifies that the synthesis is valid. The current cost is 402 gliders (387 gliders and 5 xWSSs): x = 2620, y = 2006, rule = B3/S23 1310b2o$1310b3o$1309bob2o$1309b3o$1310bo639$1969bo...

- March 25th, 2020, 3:57 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
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### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

I found a way of inserting the long canoes: x = 651, y = 46, rule = B3/S23 127bo$125bobo$126b2o2$148bo$148bobo101bo$148b2o74bo25b2o$225b2o24b2o$ 224b2o268bo154bo$259bo235bo152bo$106bo151bo234b3o152b3o$106bobo149b3o$ 106b2o145bo$252bo$2bobo34bobo63bo146b3o247bo138bo$3b2o34b2o62bobo95bo 295bo2b2o140b2...

- March 24th, 2020, 10:35 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
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### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

Working from the other end here are a potential last 23 steps: x = 2257, y = 94, rule = B3/S23 2216bobo$2215bo$2215bo$2215bo2bo$2215b3o3$2237bobo$2237b2o$1700bo321bo 162bo52bo7bo$1701b2o319bobo161bo58bo$1700b2o296bo23b2o160b3o58b3o$ 1999b2o$1998b2o$1995bo$1993bobo113bo$1994b2o113bobo$2109b2o$423bo38...

- March 23rd, 2020, 6:11 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
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### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

Here's a simplication for the top part: x = 82, y = 94, rule = B3/S23 41bobo$40bo$40bo$40bo2bo$40b3o3$62bobo$62b2o$10bo52bo7bo$11bo58bo$9b3o 58b3o11$5bo2bo64bo2bo$9bo62bo$5bo3bo62bo3bo$6b4o62b4o$32bo16bo$31bobo 14bobo$31b2o16b2o$22b2o34b2o$21bo2bo2b2o24b2o2bo2bo$22b2o3b2o3bo6bo9bo 3b2o3b2o$31bobo4bo...

- March 22nd, 2020, 2:03 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
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### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

Final step for 56P6H1V0! Over on the Discord, Kazyan found the key step of "activating" the pythons and with a bit of help with the cleanup from others I was able to put together this final step: x = 136, y = 101, rule = B3/S23 60bobo$63bo$59bo3bo$63bo$60bo2bo$61b3o2$71b2o$71b3o$70bob2o$70b3o$71bo 2...

- March 21st, 2020, 7:08 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
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### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

I eventually found a way of achieving one of the "ideas" from my previous post: x = 64, y = 81, rule = B3/S23 35b2o$35b3o$34bob2o$34b3o$35bo5$43bo$41b2o$33bobo6b2o$16bo15bo$14bobo 15bo$15b2o15bo2bo$32b3o3$13bobo23bo8bobo$14b2o8bo13bobo7b2o$14bo9b2o 13b2o8bo$24b2o$12b2o11bo24b2o$11bobo36bobo$13bo36bo...

- March 15th, 2020, 11:29 pm
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: POTY 2019 Voting
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- March 14th, 2020, 5:02 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Stable signal converters
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### Re: Stable signal converters

To place the edgeshooters I used an edgeshooter placing script that I made which I will post soon once I make it more user-friendly. Looking forward to it! Here's the script: #place-edgeshooters-automatic.py #Goldtiger997 February 2020 import golly as g gap_size = int(g.getstring("Please enter the ...

- March 14th, 2020, 2:35 am
- Forum: The Sandbox
- Topic: Life blooper reel?
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### Re: Life blooper reel?

Failed p2 bumper:

Code: Select all

```
x = 18, y = 17, rule = B3/S23
15bo$15bobo$15b2o2$4bo$2bobo$3bobo$3bo$9b2o$4bo3bo2bo$4bo4bobo$obo2bo
4bo$o$o2b2o9b2o$14bo$b3o11b3o$17bo! [[ STOP 39 ]]
```

- March 12th, 2020, 10:02 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Stable signal converters
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### Re: Stable signal converters

Here's a glider-to-spider converter with a bounding box of 10083 x 9478 and repeat time 2619 (the repeat time of the current 261 glider synthesis). Sadly the pattern is over the character limit so I need to post it as an attachment: p2619 spider gun from converter.rle There's still a fair bit of opt...

- March 8th, 2020, 12:52 am
- Forum: Patterns
- Topic: Synthesising Oscillators
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### Re: Synthesising Oscillators

This step is unfortunately invalid, shouldn't be too hard to fix though:... Thanks for the correction. Here's a 95 glider synthesis of airforce which hopefully doesn't have any errors: x = 1179, y = 78, rule = B3/S23 1115bo$1116bo$1114b3o5$1144bo$1142bobo$973bo169b2o$972bo$972b3o$1142bo $1140bobo$1...