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by Extrementhusiast
Yesterday, 5:02 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits
Replies: 531
Views: 294430

Re: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits

Variations on a theme: x = 329, y = 32, rule = LifeHistory 27.A$26.A.A299.A$27.A298.3A$325.A$25.5A295.2A$25.A4.A197.A$28.A2.A 185.2A7.3A$28.2A.A2.A87.2A94.A6.A$21.2F2.A5.A.A.A86.2A7.2A85.A.A4.2A$ 7.2A12.2F.A.A4.A2.A72.2A22.A75.2A10.2A86.2A$3.2A2.A16.A2.A2.2A71.2A2. A21.A.A71.2A2.A95.2A2.A9.2A$3.A.A....
by Extrementhusiast
June 18th, 2021, 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ask the Game of Life Guru one question!
Replies: 8
Views: 194

Ask the Game of Life Guru one question!

Legends tell of the Game of Life Guru living on top of a snow-capped mountain, who knows all pertaining to Conway's Game of Life. After a multi-day journey of braving the elements, fighting gravity, and testing your physical limits, you have successfully scaled this particular mountain and have enco...
by Extrementhusiast
June 18th, 2021, 3:14 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1947
Views: 833205

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

Edit: did you find it with dr, or by some other method? dr, while searching for a catalyst: ***** Period 11 at gen 6 p11 r27 6x8 ....01.. ....0A.. .000@A2. .@@0@@0C 0@@0@11. A2..B... <- UNKNOWN u17 r51 8x12 .......00@@. ..A0..0@@00. ..A0..@00..@ .21000@000@. 3@@0000@@@0. .A10000000.. ...B..B1.... ....
by Extrementhusiast
June 17th, 2021, 2:07 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1947
Views: 833205

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

We really need a p11 domino sparker: p22 partial RLE p143 partial (p13 sparker works too, but we don't have that, either) RLE You asked for one, but you didn't ask for one that fit: x = 12, y = 14, rule = B3/S23 6b2o$6bo$8bob2o$7b3obo$5bo$6b2o$5bo2bo$2bob2o2bo$b2obo3bob2o$o5bobob2o $b4ob2o$5bo$3bob...
by Extrementhusiast
June 11th, 2021, 1:08 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Results of catalyst tests
Replies: 184
Views: 75930

Re: Results of catalyst tests

wwei47 wrote:
June 10th, 2021, 9:32 am
Here's a periodic catalyst:

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RLE
Periodic nonsparker catalysts seem to be undersearched.
Here's a stable catalysis for that specific reaction (although the periodic catalyst is likely more versatile):

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x = 10, y = 8, rule = B3/S23
6b2obo$7b2o$2o$o2bob2o$2b2obobo$3bo2b2o$bobo$b2o!
by Extrementhusiast
June 10th, 2021, 4:07 pm
Forum: Bugs & Errors
Topic: spark_search giving too many results
Replies: 6
Views: 705

Re: spark_search giving too many results

However, I seemed to be getting a similar problem. (When I stopped, the number of solutions was over 6,000.) Or are there legitimately that many solutions? You're misinterpreting again. The "count 6100" in the image refers to the number of collisions tested so far (out of 18193 for 3g.col); you're ...
by Extrementhusiast
June 9th, 2021, 8:50 pm
Forum: Bugs & Errors
Topic: spark_search giving too many results
Replies: 6
Views: 705

Re: spark_search giving too many results

There were three input files in the Discord conversation that I included, and I need to know which one you used in order to be sure, but for two out of three, that should not have been a result with delay three. I used the first one. It must be something on your end, as I was able to run the same s...
by Extrementhusiast
June 9th, 2021, 4:25 pm
Forum: Bugs & Errors
Topic: spark_search giving too many results
Replies: 6
Views: 705

Re: spark_search giving too many results

It must be something on your end, as I was able to run the same search no problem. Have you changed your spark_search.py file at all? Does this happen on other searches or just this one? Here's what I got for the same search (given input, parameters S/3/1/80/-1/3g/default; I space results 100 apart ...
by Extrementhusiast
June 8th, 2021, 5:57 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Random Non Totalistic Rules
Replies: 49
Views: 23949

Re: Random Non Totalistic Rules

B2-ak3aceiq4cejwy5acijn6e7e/S1e2c3ajy4ajtwz5air6cen7e8 includes a P106 oscillator, two of which can make a gun firing (3,1)c/13 camelships in at least one configuration: x = 24, y = 22, rule = B2-ak3aceiq4cejwy5acijn6e7e/S1e2c3ajy4ajtwz5air6cen7e8 18bo$18bobobo$17b4o$14bob3o2b2o$16b3o2bo$15bo3b5o$16...
by Extrementhusiast
June 8th, 2021, 5:35 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1947
Views: 833205

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

Found stabilizations for the most-recent P46 and P50 partials: x = 58, y = 121, rule = B3/S23 10bo$9bobo$9bobo$8b2ob2o4$6b3o3b3o$5bo2bo3bo2bo31bo$5bo3bobo3bo30bobo$ 4b2obobobobob2o29bobo$4b2ob2o3b2ob2o28b2ob2o$5b3o5b3o4$25bo7b2o9bo5bo$ 25b3o5b2o8b3o3b3o$28bo13bo2b2ob2o2bo$27b2o13b3o5b3o3$31bo3bo$21b...
by Extrementhusiast
June 7th, 2021, 8:59 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1947
Views: 833205

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

hotdogPi wrote:
June 4th, 2021, 1:02 pm
Here are all my partials so far in one RLE, excluding the ones that got completed:

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RLE
The new ones (i.e. you haven't seen them yet) are the 15, last 20, both 25s, 35, second 44, 52, last 53, and 140.
Wait a minute, that "P52" isn't a P52 oscillator partial, it's a c/26 spaceship partial!
by Extrementhusiast
June 7th, 2021, 6:57 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Synthesising Oscillators
Replies: 1157
Views: 927332

Re: Synthesising Oscillators

Independent solutions for all four: x = 792, y = 293, rule = B3/S23 116bo$114bobo442bobo$115b2o364bo3bo73b2o$31bobo448b2obobo65bo6bo$31b2o 448b2o2b2o64b2o12bo$32bo519b2o9b2o$22bobo539b2o$23b2o102bo418bo74bobo$ 23bo104bo358bobo57bo4bo68b2o$25bo55bo44b3o97bo260b2o56b3o5b2o67bo$24bo 57b2o141bo262bo63b2...
by Extrementhusiast
June 5th, 2021, 7:48 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Synthesising Oscillators
Replies: 1157
Views: 927332

Re: Synthesising Oscillators

(EDIT: and also Ellison p4 HW emulator and that series of p4 oscs; ...) Final step for each: x = 80, y = 181, rule = B3/S23 33bobo$33b2o$27bo6bo$25b2o12bo$26b2o9b2o$38b2o$20bo$21bo4bo$19b3o5b2o$ 26b2o$33bo$9bo22bobo10bo$10bo21bobo9bo$8b3o22bo10b3o2$3o22b2o2b2o21b3o $2bo4b3o9b2o3bobo3bo3b2o9b3o4bo$b...
by Extrementhusiast
May 30th, 2021, 10:23 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Randomly enumerating glider syntheses
Replies: 56
Views: 15538

Re: Randomly enumerating glider syntheses

I suppose traffic light (or its predecessor) + glider reactions can lead to good recipes for D2_x symmetric objects, which may be worth searching. Here, let me provide every three-glider collision producing nonempty symmetrical ash, divided by symmetry group, and further sorted by final bounding bo...
by Extrementhusiast
May 23rd, 2021, 4:27 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Synthesising Oscillators
Replies: 1157
Views: 927332

Re: Synthesising Oscillators

Here's a 62-glider synthesis of the canonical version of "1-2-3-4", inspired by the 23-glider Mini Pressure Cooker synthesis and begging for a reduction to the 36-glider synthesis for xs19_354q453z0bd: (several RLEs) When I had made the original synthesis of the canonical variant, I had been lackin...
by Extrementhusiast
May 13th, 2021, 1:10 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: How about a direct highway robber?
Replies: 15
Views: 1146

Re: How about a direct highway robber?

The second cell has turned on for me after just under 45B iterations: computecellorbackup calls: 44970 000000 Gen 0. Rows 31 - 44. Cols 30 - 43. ,............. ,,............ ,,o....1.1.... ,,......11.... ,,ooo...1..... ,,...o........ ,,o.o..o...... ,,...oo.o..... ,,.oo..o.o.... ,,o..o.o.o.... ,,,,,...
by Extrementhusiast
May 12th, 2021, 7:59 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits
Replies: 531
Views: 294430

Re: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits

PR*91H, not currently able to connect from anything stable that I examined, although not entirely unreasonable, either: x = 41, y = 21, rule = LifeHistory 19.2A$19.2A8$2.D$D.D$3D9.2C13.3C$D11.2C13.C.C$27.C.C$34.2A.A$34.2A.3A $40.A$34.2A.3A$35.A.A$35.A.A$36.A! EDIT: Whoops, looks like this was known ...
by Extrementhusiast
May 12th, 2021, 7:00 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: How about a direct highway robber?
Replies: 15
Views: 1146

Re: How about a direct highway robber?

The P0 at the end tells dr2 that it should fill any new cells with live cells 0% of the time, a.k.a. never. Replacing it with P100 will work backwards from the end of the P0 search. But how will we know when we meet in the middle? I don't know, but when the cell immediately left of the only fixed O...
by Extrementhusiast
May 12th, 2021, 6:38 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: How about a direct highway robber?
Replies: 15
Views: 1146

Re: How about a direct highway robber?

I'll see what c16/h8/w8 turns up. Is there a way for us to split the search? I want to participate but I don't want to duplicate your work. I ran dr2 from the following input file: c16 h8 w8 r30 30 ............... ,.............. ,,............. ,,,....1.1..... ,,,,....11..... ,,,,,...1...... ,,,,,...
by Extrementhusiast
May 12th, 2021, 6:17 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: How about a direct highway robber?
Replies: 15
Views: 1146

Re: How about a direct highway robber?

wwei47 wrote:
May 10th, 2021, 6:22 pm
Has anyone tried dr yet?
Part of a larger c14/h7/w7 search yielded the following (which, sadly, requires the block to be present):

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x = 15, y = 11, rule = B3/S23
10bo2b2o$bo6bobo2b2o$b3o5b2o$4bo$3bo4bo$3b2o2bobo$b2o3bob2o$o2b4o$bobo
3b3o$2bo3bo2bo$6b2o!
I'll see what c16/h8/w8 turns up.
by Extrementhusiast
May 4th, 2021, 11:43 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Still Life Synthesis Thread
Replies: 169
Views: 99689

Re: Still Life Synthesis Thread

MathAndCode wrote:
May 4th, 2021, 8:52 pm
Edit: I improved the converter-based method that was previously on Catagolue.

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RLE
Immediate further improvement:

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x = 19, y = 20, rule = B3/S23
12bobo$2b2o8b2o$bo2bo8bo$b2obo6bo$4b2o4b2o5bo$b2o3bo3bobo3b2o$o2b3o10b
obo$bobo$2bo3$4b2o$3bobo$5bo2b2o$8bobo$8bo2$2b3o$4bo$3bo!
by Extrementhusiast
March 30th, 2021, 11:50 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1947
Views: 833205

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

P6 rotors fitting within a 5x5 box: x = 284, y = 90, rule = B3/S23 4b2o178b2o11b2o4b2o10b2o60b2o$4bo63b2o43b2o13b2o8bo14bo14bo3b2o10bo13b o4bo11bo15bo14b2o13b2o14bo$6bo32b2o9bo2bo14bo17bo10b2o14bo14bo8bobo4b 2o6bobo12bobo3bo12bo3bo5bo7bo12bo9bo2bobo12bobo12bobo10bobobo$2b5o31bo bo7b6o8b2o5bo7b2o5b3o...
by Extrementhusiast
March 30th, 2021, 11:37 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Synthesising Oscillators
Replies: 1157
Views: 927332

Re: Synthesising Oscillators

One of the missing small P4s in thirty gliders: x = 249, y = 41, rule = B3/S23 209bo$208bo$208b3o5$201bo$201bobo$201b2o$108bo$106b2o82bo4bo10bo$99bo 7b2o82bob2o10bo6bo$100b2o87b3o2b2o9b3o3bo$99b2o3bo106b3o$102b2o$103b2o 8bo$9bo63bobo36bo$9bobo61b2o37b3o$o8b2o63bo$b2o48b2o6bo45b2o35b2ob2o 49b2ob2o42b...
by Extrementhusiast
March 12th, 2021, 1:08 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: 20-bit still life syntheses
Replies: 100
Views: 15101

Re: 20-bit still life syntheses

And we're done.
by Extrementhusiast
March 8th, 2021, 3:32 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1947
Views: 833205

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

Are you going to try for Period 6 and longer periods, or is that just too much to do? Which is more important, higher periods (more search time) or larger bounding box (larger files, more post-processing)? Some of the higher periods seem doable, if a little time-consuming, but the bounding box is a...