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by toroidalet
September 20th, 2020, 3:42 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: random cellular automata concepts
Replies: 20
Views: 372

Re: random cellular automata concepts

15. a rake, that creates rakes, which create rakes, which create spaceships (rake rakes are mentioned here but this is a rake rake rake :0 ) Here's an example rake^3 I just made up; as you can see eventually the cubic growth eventually returns to quadratic due to running out of space: @RULE rake^3 ...
by toroidalet
September 19th, 2020, 6:04 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: random cellular automata concepts
Replies: 20
Views: 372

Re: random cellular automata concepts

5. a cellular automata that makes music Here is an example of music from CA (not a rickroll). I think the person did this in the trivial way (where you play each frequency iff the cell is on) but I'm not sure. 23. one from wzkchem5, two inequivalent cellular automata A and B such that both are turi...
by toroidalet
September 17th, 2020, 6:40 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Paulife (B2i3-kq4j6ci8/S234j)
Replies: 12
Views: 367

Re: Taulife (B2i3-kq4j6ci8/S234j)

way smaller p482 gun (EDIT: this answers Moosey's challenge above): x = 55, y = 56, rule = B2i3-kq4j6ci8/S234j 6b2o12b2o$6b2o12b2o21b2o$43b2o6$24bo$23bobo$24bo$b2o$b2o11bo$13bobo$ 14bo2b2o$17b2o2$53b2o$13b2o38b2o$13b2o4$14b2o$5bo8b2o$3bobo18bo$2o2b2o 17bobo$2o22bo12bo$37bobo$37b2o5$47b2o$47b2o7$44bo...
by toroidalet
September 15th, 2020, 2:31 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: random cellular automata concepts
Replies: 20
Views: 372

Re: random cellular automata concepts

3. a pattern that will survive forever, yet will never return to any of it's prior positions Can you clarify what you mean by this? Here are some patterns which may or may not qualify (EDIT: actually most of the complex Life patterns like the primer and caber tosser and exotic growth rate probably ...
by toroidalet
September 15th, 2020, 2:10 am
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Secret codes
Replies: 11
Views: 328

Re: Secret codes

The original:

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?q=ub82jb1C8os
The code:

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Starting from a=0, a letter's new value becomes 8+5*(original value) mod 26.
by toroidalet
September 6th, 2020, 3:58 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Challenges
Replies: 289
Views: 87591

Re: Challenges

Snowflake evolves from the traffic light in B3-qy4e/S23-c4yz, and is reasonably common: x = 3, y = 2, rule = B3-qy4e/S023-c4yz 3o$bo! Bakery also evolves into a nice p2: x = 5, y = 5, rule = B3-qy4e/S023-c4yz 2b3o$bo2bo$o3bo$bobo$2bo! Unsurprisingly, weird still lives are more common, but otherwise ...
by toroidalet
August 29th, 2020, 3:08 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Galloping Gliders (B3-er4city/S23-a4city)
Replies: 12
Views: 587

Re: Galloping Gliders (B3-er4city/S23-a4city)

Smaller: x = 266, y = 187, rule = B3-er4city/S23-a4city 97bo$bo35bo59bo$bo35bo57b5o50bo$3o33b3o55b2o3b2o48b3o$obo33bobo54b2obo bob2o46bobobo$obo33bobo55b2o3b2o46b2obob2o$obo33bobo109b5o$149b3o2$obo 33bobo$obo33bobo$obo33bobo180b3o14b3o$3o33b3o196bo3bo$bo35bo179b2obob 2o11bo3bo$bo35bo56b2o3b2o48b3o65...
by toroidalet
August 26th, 2020, 2:19 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Rules with interesting replicators
Replies: 197
Views: 65471

Re: Rules with interesting replicators

p92: x = 18, y = 18, rule = B3-q4ceky5-ekny6cei7e/S2ace34ci5ck6ce78 2b2o$2b2o$16b2o$16b2o3$5bo$4bo2bo$6bo$5bobo2$11b2o$10bobo$9bobobo$2o7b 2o$2o9bo$14b2o$14b2o! A replicator in a B1e rule that shoots ships and is slower than c: x = 3, y = 5, rule = B1e2-an3jkry4ejtw5cey6c7c8/S3ckny4cknqy5jq6e bo$obo...
by toroidalet
August 26th, 2020, 12:56 am
Forum: Website Discussion
Topic: c/10 spaceship beat Gemini's record
Replies: 21
Views: 12248

Re: c/10 spaceship beat Gemini's record

We had 2846 users 3 hours ago. Again, there doesn't seem to be any cause. It seems too large to be normal (non-breakthrough) activity, but too small to be an attack.
by toroidalet
August 17th, 2020, 10:05 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: XWSS Challenge
Replies: 5
Views: 412

Re: XWSS Challenge

15, including 3 puffers (the longest is 26): x = 27, y = 311, rule = B3aij4nt5nr6i/S2-ac34inrtz 25bo$26bo$22bo3bo$23b4o9$25bo$26bo$21bo4bo$22b5o12$25bo$26bo$20bo5bo$ 21b6o9$25bo$26bo$19bo6bo$20b7o10$25bo$26bo$17bo8bo$18b9o9$25bo$26bo$ 15bo10bo$16b11o17$25bo$26bo$14bo11bo$15b12o11$25bo$26bo$12bo13bo$...
by toroidalet
August 17th, 2020, 1:57 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Soup search results
Replies: 2225
Views: 1389273

Re: Soup search results

Rob Liston found another loafer in G1 3 days ago (it forms extremely quickly; the first phase of the ship appears in generation 7): x = 16, y = 16, rule = B3/S23 bbooooobbobbbboo$ bboboooobobbboob$ bbbbbbbbboboooob$ obbbooobobbooboo$ bobboboboobobooo$ obbbbobooobboooo$ boobbbobbobboobb$ obboboooobob...
by toroidalet
August 16th, 2020, 2:06 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: One Glider Seeds
Replies: 85
Views: 5089

Re: One Glider Seeds

The Promised Reduction: x = 101, y = 60, rule = LifeHistory 41.C$40.C$40.3C8$2.C$3.2C$2.2C13.2A$17.A.A$18.2A42.2A$62.2A$55.2A14. 2A$.2A5.2A44.A.A14.2A$A2.A3.A2.A43.2A$.A.A4.A.A$2.A6.A$36.A$35.A.A$ 35.2A$48.2A$49.A$46.3A$46.A$24.2A$23.A2.A$24.A2.A$19.3A3.2A$16.A$15.A .A$16.2A6.A21.3C$24.A16.2A3.C$24....
by toroidalet
August 14th, 2020, 6:43 pm
Forum: Website Discussion
Topic: c/10 spaceship beat Gemini's record
Replies: 21
Views: 12248

Re: c/10 spaceship beat Gemini's record

Yesterday, the record was beaten again, with 2038 users online at once. Does anyone know why?
by toroidalet
August 12th, 2020, 2:48 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Thread For Your Unrecognised CA
Replies: 1908
Views: 620481

Re: Thread For Your Unrecognised CA

Repeat time 83 B to 34c/128: x = 71, y = 36, rule = B3-kq6cn8/S2-i3-a4ciyz8 53bo$52bobo$51bobo$50bobo$51bo14$53bo15bo$52bobo13bobo$2bo5bo13bo5bo 13bo10bo15bo$2b3o2bobo12b3o2bobo11bobo$4bo3bo15bo3bo13bo4$3o37b2o$2bo 38b2o$obo37b2o$2o38bo2$2bo2bo16bo2bo16bo2bo$2b4o16b4o16b4o$61bo$2b4o 16b4o16b4o14bobo...
by toroidalet
August 11th, 2020, 3:00 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Thread For Your Unrecognised CA
Replies: 1908
Views: 620481

Re: Thread For Your Unrecognised CA

Smaller p272/p136 and p68: x = 147, y = 37, rule = B3-kq6cn8/S2-i3-a4ciyz8 7b2o58b2o48b2o$8bo59bo49bo$7bo22b2o35bo22b2o25bo5bo16b2o$6bo23bo35bo 23bo25bo4bo2bo15bo$5bo25bo33bo25bo23bo5bo2bo16bo$2bobo27bo29bobo27bo 19bobo6b3o18bo$2b2o29bo28b2o29bo18b2o29bo$34bobo57bobo47bobo$35b2o58b 2o48b2o3$31b3o57b...
by toroidalet
August 11th, 2020, 3:16 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Thread For Your Unrecognised CA
Replies: 1908
Views: 620481

Re: Thread For Your Unrecognised CA

Repeat time 1040: x = 396, y = 381, rule = B3-kq6cn8/S2-i3-a4ciyz8 19bo$20bo$19b3o9b2o$18b2obo9bo$32bo$33bo$34bo$35bo$36bo$37bo$38bobo$ 39b2o7$70bo$70b2obo$71b2o$39b2o29b2o$40b2o$39b2obo$39bo7$23bo46b2o$22b o46bobo$21b3o44bo$21bob2o42bo$66bo$65bo$64bo$63bo$49b2obo9bo$50b3o4bo 4b2o$43b2ob2o3bo4bobo$4...
by toroidalet
August 7th, 2020, 3:37 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL
Replies: 852
Views: 385122

Re: Thread for Your Accidental Discoveries that Aren't in CGOL

3-engine 5c/34 diagonal spaceship: x = 29, y = 30, rule = B3-r5a/S23-aq5a 25b3o$24b2obo$26b2o2$24bo$24bo$23bo2$18bo7bo$18bo7b3o$18b3o7bo$20bo7bo 2$16b3o$18bo$18b2o5$bobo$b2o13b2o$2bo14bo$17b3o3$o7bo$o7b3o$3o7bo$2bo 7bo! p68: x = 23, y = 22, rule = B3-r5a/S23-aq5a 2bo$2b3o$5bo$4b2o2$21b2o$21bo$19bobo...
by toroidalet
August 7th, 2020, 2:05 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Thread For Your Unrecognised CA
Replies: 1908
Views: 620481

Re: Thread For Your Unrecognised CA

Repeat time 210 turn and repeat time 60 track: x = 41, y = 191, rule = B3-kq6cn8/S2-i3-a4ciyz8 29b2o$29bo$16bo13bo$15bobo13bo$16bo15bo$33bo$34bo$35bo$36bobo$37b2o16$ 35bo$34bobo$35bo2$30bo8bo$29bobo6bobo$30bo8bo$8bo$7bobo16bo$8bo16bobo$ 26bo3$bo$obo$bo$26bo$25bobo$26bo7$bo$obo$bobo$2bobo$3bo6$8bo$7b...
by toroidalet
August 3rd, 2020, 2:11 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: One Glider Seeds
Replies: 85
Views: 5089

Re: One Glider Seeds

Added the guard glider (probably suboptimal): x = 230, y = 191, rule = LifeHistory 154.18B.4B$153.18B.4B$152.18B.4B$151.18B.4B$150.18B.4B$149.18B.4B$54. 3B91.18B.4B$49.6BA3B88.18B.4B$48.6BABA2B87.18B.4B$47.8B2A2B86.18B.4B$ 47.11B86.18B.4B2A$47.10B86.18B2.3BA2.A$47.8B87.18B2.5B2A2B$48.6B87. 18B3.7B.5...
by toroidalet
August 2nd, 2020, 8:01 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Thread for basic non-CGOL questions
Replies: 279
Views: 124860

Re: Thread for basic non-CGOL questions

Just because they're reversible doesn't mean that a cellular automaton can run them backwards; for example the predecessor of this pattern is a complicated fractal (thus showing that the predecessor function can be arbitrarily nonlocal): x = 513, y = 513, rule = B1357/S1357 o255bo255bo256$o511bo256$...
by toroidalet
August 1st, 2020, 3:07 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: One Glider Seeds
Replies: 85
Views: 5089

Re: One Glider Seeds

Replacing the guard glider with a synchronized slow glider pair (is this an improvement?): x = 116, y = 123, rule = B3/S23 107b2o$106bobo$108bo$105bo$104b2o$104b2o$105b2o$106b2o6b2o$105bo2b2o3b obo$107b3o5bo$112bo$111b2o$108bo$107bobo$106bobo$105bobo$104bobo$103bo bo$102bobo$101bobo$100bobo$99bobo$9...
by toroidalet
July 31st, 2020, 5:34 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: One Glider Seeds
Replies: 85
Views: 5089

Re: One Glider Seeds

Sorry, I was referring to the glider pulling a block:

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x = 5, y = 5, rule = B3/S23
3b2o$2bobo$4bo$bo$2o!
by toroidalet
July 31st, 2020, 5:14 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: One Glider Seeds
Replies: 85
Views: 5089

Re: One Glider Seeds

We can replace a synchronized cleanup glider with ≤3 slow ones: x = 210, y = 183, rule = B3/S23 203bo$203bobo$203b2o9$162bo$162bobo$162b2o4$127bo$125bobo$126b2o5$173b o$173bobo$173b2o8$185bo$184bobo$183bo2bo$183bobo$184bo$145bo$120bo23bo bo$121b2o21bo2bo$120b2o17b3o3bobo$146bo$117b2o$116bobo25bo$118...
by toroidalet
July 31st, 2020, 4:01 pm
Forum: The Sandbox
Topic: Absolutely Useless Patterns Not Worthy Of Patterns Thread
Replies: 597
Views: 164100

Re: Absolutely Useless Patterns Not Worthy Of Patterns Thread

Glider-eater collision produces another (glide-reflected) eater and some gliders. x = 15, y = 9, rule = B3/S23 13bo$12bo$12b3o3$2o$bo$bobo$2b2o! This one produces a temporary eater: x = 4, y = 9, rule = B3/S23 bo$o$3o3$3bo$b3o$o$2o! Cell transference: x = 12, y = 11, rule = B3/S23 10bo$9bo$9b3o5$bo$...
by toroidalet
July 31st, 2020, 3:44 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Demonoid (diagonal Geminoid) completed!
Replies: 269
Views: 247081

Re: Demonoid (diagonal Geminoid) completed!

It's possible to clean the wick-adder up using a mango, which should make the seed smaller: x = 31, y = 26, rule = B3/S23 3bo$3b2o$2bobo2$2o$2o2$2b2o6bo$bo2bo5b2o$2bob2o3bobo$7bo$8bo$5bo2bo$ 15bo$15bobo$15b2o12bo$19b3o6bobo$13b2o4bo7bo2bo$13bobo4bo6bobo$13bo14b o4$7b2o$6bobo$8bo! We might also be ab...